Welcoming the Future - IFSC Plenary Assembly 2019

The 14th annual IFSC Plenary Assembly took place this week in Tokyo, Japan, and the agenda consisted of updates on Olympic Games Tokyo 2020, gender equality, Paraclimbing development and more.

IFSC Plenary Assembly 2019 – A Full Recap

Saturday 16th March saw the 14th Annual IFSC Plenary take place at the Shinagawa Prince Hotel in Tokyo, Japan, the Host City of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020.

IFSC in Lausanne for Olympic Forums

Home to the International Olympic Committee, Lausanne, Switzerland, saw the largest ever International Athletes’ Forum and the 4th International Federation Gender Equality Forum take place this weekend. IFSC...

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Competition Schedule Announced

Today, 16th April, the Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (Tokyo 2020) unveiled the event line-up for each session of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. Officially commencing on 24th July and...

An Olympic Wall for Olympic Dreams

A few days ago, the Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic Games announced the event line-up for each session of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020. Meanwhile, the first contracts have been signed with the manufacturers...

Calling All Climbers: Join the Olympic Movement!

With a little over a year left until Tokyo 2020, anticipation is starting to build for the upcoming summer games. Sport Climbing is ready to make its Olympic debut and it’s time for the global climbing community to...

#ClimbToTokyo: One Year To Go!

Today, 24 July 2019, officially marks one year until the start of the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympic Games and Sport Climbing’s debut on the Olympic Stage. To celebrate this momentous point in time, the International...

Time to Climb

This week not only marks the start of the IFSC Climbing World Championships Hachioji 2019 but the first official Olympic qualifying event in the history of Sport Climbing. Over 253 athletes from 39 different countries are registered to compete...

Another Record Broken By Garnbret

The second to last event of the IFSC Climbing World Championship Hachioji 2019 took place on August 20 with the Women’s Combined Finals. The intense battle for the final women’s gold of the World Championships followed an exhausting day of...

NARASAKI Continues to Dominate

The excitement of the Olympic qualification shaped a thrilling competition with the athletes fighting to the last hold to get a ticket to the Tokyo 2020 Summer Olympic Games.

Sport Climbing’s First Olympic Qualified Athletes

After a series of long back-to-back days in the IFSC World Championships 2019 featuring all three Sport Climbing disciplines – Speed, Lead and Boulder – the IFSC is pleased to announce the first group of Olympic...

IFSC Meets with Tokyo 2020 Organisers in Japan

Whilst in Hachioji, Tokyo, for the 2019 IFSC Climbing World Championships, IFSC President Marco Maria Scolaris and Head of Olympic Coordination Jérôme Meyer met with the Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic...

Take On the Tokyo 2020 Open Innovation Challenge

Tokyo 2020has launched the "Open Innovation Challenge" in a partnership with Alibaba Cloud and Intel, and invites participants to develop prototypes using the latest Cloud and AI technologies to help...

IFSC Meets with Tokyo 2020 Team in Japan

The first of a three-day meeting between the IFSC and the Tokyo Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (TOCOG) took place today...

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