Bouldering stars and rising stars from all around the world compete in 7 days at the IFSC Bouldering World Cup in Meiringen, Switzerland, the start of an exciting IFSC season which also features the Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires and IFSC Climbing & Paraclimbing World Championships in Innsbruck.
On Tuesday, IFSC Vice-President Sport/Events Kobinata Toru met with delegates of the Japanese Mountaineering & Sport Climbing Association in Hachioji, Japan.
Electoral processes, gender-neutral portrayal and meaningful inclusion in decision-making roles were at the heart of the 3rd International Federation (IF) Gender Equality in Leadership Forum which took place on March 28 in Lausanne, Switzerland. The themes are key elements of the recently launched Gender Equality Review Project Recommendations of the International Olympic Committee, the full report of which can be found here.
The IFSC wishes to mandate leading marketing agencies exemplifying core IFSC values for the procurement and negotiation of partnership agreements throughout Europe and North America for the further development of Sport Climbing.
IFSC technical delegates, jury presidents, judges, routesetters and the webcasting crew convened in Torino last weekend with IFSC President Marco Scolaris, Vice-President Sport/Events Kobinata Toru and staff for the 2018 IFSC Officials Seminar.
In August and September, the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic flame will travel throughout Argentina, taking the Olympic spirit to every corner of the country.
The upcoming Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires, the creation of the Ethics Commission and the addition of new Member Federations from Asia centred the 2018 IFSC Plenary Assembly in Innsbruck.
President Marco Scolaris, Vice President Sport/Events Kobinata Toru and Head of Olympic Coordination Jérôme Meyer of the IFSC had meetings with Tokyo 2020 and the Japan Mountaineering & Sport Climbing Association on March 7-9. The meetings focused on ongoing preparations for Sport Climbing at the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. A long section was conducted jointly with FIBA representatives, since the IFSC is sharing the venue with Basketball 3x3 in the Aomi Urban Cluster.
The 2018 IFSC Plenary Assembly will be taking place in Innsbruck on March 16-17, 2018, and the Youth Olympic Games in Buenos Aires are at the top of the agenda.
On Tuesday, Officers from Japan Sport Council, Hiroshi Sakata and Hiromi Kosaka, met with IFSC President Marco Scolaris at IFSC headquarters in Torino.
The Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (Tokyo 2020) yesterday unveiled their official Olympic and Paralympic mascots, following an evaluation of three shortlisted design sets by elementary schoolchildren across Japan and at Japanese schools overseas.