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International Federation of Popular Sports

Internationaler Volkssportverband

News &

Announcements - 2015



TAFISA Short Report October 2015


Information concerning the Mallorca Wander Cup


Welcome to the 14th IVV Olympiad in Chengdu, China, from September 25 - 29. The events are organized by the China Volkssport Association and the Chengdu Sports Bureau. Chengdu is famous for its gourmet cuisine, fine services, quality of life, and the 'panda' bears recognized around the world. The walking and cycling activities will take place at the Bailuwan Ecological Wetland Park, and the swimming activity at a pool in the city. All information is available in English from the official Olympiad website. More information is available from the China Volkssport Association.


Eurotrainer Walking, the IVV Direct Member in Romania, announces its Guided Walks and Walking Programs for 2015.


IVV-Asia announces that the 3rd Asianpiad will be hosted in Taipei, Taiwan by the Chinese Taipei Alpine Association on Nov 12 and 13, 2016. It will be a joint walking event with the IML.


Curt Myron, President of IVV-Americas, has announced that the General Assembly of IVVAmericas will take place on June 27,

2015 by teleconference.


The previously announced date of the 3rd Europiade in Kitzb├╝hel, Germany has been changed. It will take place from 2016-05-26 to 2016-05-28.

There were reelections at this year's FLMP Congress of Delegates in Luxembourg. As the long-serving FLMP President, Raymond Claude, did not run for a new mandate, Vice-President Romain Buschmann was elected FLMP President unanimously.

The Luxembourg Federation of Popular Sports announces a new Cup Walking Program for their Permanent Trails. Link here.


Email contact information for the Direct Members in Spain have changed. Link here.

The Belgian Federation of Popular Sports announces a new Secretary. Contact BAILLY Anne, 25-B-7890 Wodecq, Belgium Alternative email addresses have also been added.

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