IFSC Secretary General Debra Gawrych and IFSC Calendar Coordinator Alessandro Di Cato attended the OutDoor Retailer Conference on July 23rd-26th in Denver, Colorado, a leading business-to-business outdoor sports show where industry brands, retailers, suppliers and leaders gather.
Danyil Boldyrev (UKR) defended first place and 2017 season runner-up Iuliia Kaplina (RUS) returned to the top of the podium at the 6th Speed event of 2018 in Arco, Italy. In Lead, Janja Garnbret (SLO) won for the third time this year and Jakob Schubert (AUT) earned his second victory at the 4th Lead event.
There is a new timetable for the IFSC Lead & Speed World Cup in Arco.
In 2020, the world will welcome five sports to the Olympic programme at the upcoming Olympic Games in Tokyo. In the new Olympic Channel original series, "Going Olympic: Tokyo 2020," viewers will be introduced to these sports while exploring Japan's vibrant sports scene and cultural traditions. The multi-part series premiered on the Olympic Channel global digital platform, which is available worldwide at olympicchannel.com and on its mobile apps.
Yesterday officially marked two years to go until the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, and a countdown ceremony was held in Tokyo to celebrate the milestone.
Vertical-Life, a leading provider of business software for the climbing industry, has recently been commissioned by the IFSC to develop the new membership database and competition result software.
Olympic traditions and the energy of youth combined on Tuesday to give birth to the youth Olympic flame for Buenos Aires 2018 in an emotional ceremony at Athens’ historic Panathenaic Stadium. The flame’s journey will last two months and cover 14,000 kilometres. During its tour, it will spread the Olympic values of friendship, respect, and excellence while sending a message about the transformative power of sport to build a better society.
The final IFSC Bouldering World Cup of the 2018 season in Munich will be televised on Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA, on Saturday August 18th at 6:00pm Eastern Time. Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA is a partnership between the International Olympic Committee, the United States Olympic Committee, and NBCUniversal. Sport Climbing first aired on Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA this past June with action from IFSC World Cup Vail for American fans.
The French television channel la chaine L’Équipe will broadcast delayed tomorrow finals of IFSC World Cup Chamonix 2018, the first time an IFSC World Cup event in France is broadcast by a French broadcasting company.