TAFISA Newsletter  |  January 2020
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1st TAFISA Asian Sport for All Games 2022 to be held in Malaysia
An important step was taken on 10 February 2020 as, following their election by the TAFISA General Assembly in November 2019, the Malaysian Sports for All Council (MASFA), Sarawak Ministry for Tourism, Arts, Culture, Youth and Sport, and Sarawak Sports Corporation signed a Memorandum of Understanding with TAFISA and officially announced the hosting of the 1st TAFISA Asian Sport for All Games 2022 in Kuching City, Sarawak, Malaysia. | Read More...
 Latest News
Kick-off Project Partner Meeting for “Training the Female Sport for All Leaders of Tomorrow”
From 6th to 7th February, TAFISA hosted the kick-off meeting for the co-funded by the European Commission project “Training the Female Sport for All Leaders of Tomorrow” in Frankfurt/Main, Germany.
TAFISA Meets Partners in Lausanne
In the framework of the 2020 Winter Youth Olympic Games in Lausanne, Switzerland (9-22 January), TAFISA Secretary General Wolfgang Baumann joined the IOC Sport and Active Society Commission meeting and met with various stakeholders during his stay in the Swiss city. Read More...
7th TAFISA World Sport for All Games, Lisbon, Portugal
1-7 October, 2020
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DOSB Hosts New Year Reception in Frankfurt
For the German Olympic Sports Confederation (DOSB)’s new year reception, TAFISA Secretary General Wolfgang Baumann and IOC Member (Rwanda) Felicite Rwemarika were invited to join the celebration hosted in Frankfurt’s famous “Imperial Hall”. The event was led by DOSB President Alfons Hörmann and highlighted the preparation for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. Following the celebration, Felicite Rwemarika visited the TAFISA Office to discuss the development of the Sport for All Movement in Rwanda.
Erasmus+ Sport Infoday / Erasmus+ Sport Project Coordinator’s Meeting
On the 30th January TAFISA attended the annual Erasmus+ Sport Infoday, hosted by the European Commission and the Education, Audiovisual and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA).
Then on the 31st January, TAFISA attended the Erasmus+ Sport Project Coordinator’s meeting which provided those who are leading projects commencing in 2020 with detailed information on administrative and financial aspects of the management of projects. Read More...
TAFISA Meets with Landessportbund Hessen
On 30 January, TAFISA Secretary General was invited by the Landessportbund Hessen in Frankfurt, Germany on the occasion of their Board Meeting. The meeting provided an opportunity to present the Workbook: "Respect in Sport and through Sport", which was financed by the Landessportbund Hessen under the leadership of President Dr. Rolf Müller.Read More...
4th Americas Best Practices Symposium in Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA
On 13th and 14th December, TAFISA attended the 4th Americas Best Practices Symposium in Fort Lauderdale, Florida. This event was jointly hosted by the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee, Olympic Solidarity and Panam Sports. Attendees included leading figures from all 41 National Olympic Committees across the Americas as well as Ministries and sporting bodies. Read More...
Join the TAFISA World Challenge Day 2020 on 27 May!
Like every year, the TAFISA World Challenge Day (WCD) will take place on 27 May, encouraging cities from all over the world to compete in making their citizens active for at least 15 minutes.
Register now to take part in the TAFISA World Challenge Day 2020!
FAIR+ Kicked-off in Brussels, Belgium
On 28-29 January, the House of Sport in Brussels welcomed project partners to kick-off the FAIR+ project. Following the success of the Forum for Anti-Doping in Recreational Sport (FAIR) run from 2017-2019, and the publication of the Final Report, FAIR+ will run for the next three years (2020-2022). Read More...
Towards a European Physical Activity and Sport Monitoring System
The EUPASMOS (European Physical Activity and Sport Monitoring System) project, led by TAFISA member the Portuguese Institute of Sport and Youth, is coming to a close, and TAFISA’s Junior Director Jean-Francois Laurent was invited to attend the consortium’s annual meeting on 22 – 24 January 2020 in Lisbon, Portugal. Read More...
InSport Partners Meeting held in Sportclub "Only Friends" in Amsterdam, Netherlands
On 16-17 January, InSport project partners met in the unique inclusive stadium of Sportclub "Only Friends" in Amsterdam, Netherlands to refine the project's results and discuss InSport's future and legacy as the project is set to conclude on 31 June 2020. Read More...
TAFISA Family Day - Share Your Good Work With the World!
How does it work?
  • Fill and send us the Family Day form
  • Send us a picture(s) of the programme or event you want to share and promote
  • TAFISA will publish it across its social media platforms, sharing your good work with the whole world

Download the entry form (#TAFISAFamilyDay form), complete it and return it along with photos to to participate!

2020 IAKS Study Trip to Vancouver - 26-27 May 2020
The IAKS International Association for Sports and Leisure Facilities is organising its 2020 IAKS Study Trip to Vancouver, Canada from 26 to 27 May 2020. Operators of municipal and private sports and leiusure facilities, architects, planners, investors are invited to visit innovative sports and leisure facilities. Read More...
You can find more news on our website.
 Upcoming Events
17 February - Laureus World Sports Awards, Berlin, Germany
26-27 February - Europe in Action (Erasmus+) Kick-Off Meeting, Frankfurt, Germany
12-14 March - Meeting President’s Sports Club, Minsk, Belarus
26-27 March - EU Sport Forum, Zagreb, Croatia
22 April - BeActive Beach Games Final Conference, Barcelona, Spain
29-30 April - CIGEPS Meeting, Geneva, Switzerland
8-10 May - TAFISA BoD Meeting, Frankfurt, Germany
27 May - TAFISA World Challenge Day, Worldwide
2 June - InSport Final Conference, Dublin, Ireland
3-7 September - 16th ASFAA Congress, Seoul, South Korea
23-30 September - European Week of Sport, Europe
24-26 October - Smart Cities and Sport Summit, Lausanne, Switzerland
3-4 October, TAFISA World Walking Day, Worldwide
10-11 November - FAIR+ Forum, Brussels, Belgium
November - IOC Sport & Active Society Commission Meeting, Lausanne, Switzerland
December - AUSC Region 5 Youth Games and TAFISA CLC, Lesotho
You can find more events on our website.
Want to share your story or event?
TAFISA is always proud to share the good work of its members with the Global Sport for All Movement.  Please send articles (in English) and pictures of programmes or events you want to share to
 What you can do
Apply for Patronage
If your organisation will host a Sport for All event you have the opportunity to apply for TAFISA patronage.
TAFISA Mission 2030
Read and Support TAFISA's Mission 2030 for a better world through Sport for All!

Learn more:
TAFISA Mission 2030
Introduce Certified Leadership Courses (CLCs) or Reach Out Day to your country
TAFISA Certified Leadership Courses in Sport for All and Reach out Day were developed to train and qualify national Sport for All leaders around the globe. Learn more:
CLCsReach Out
c/o Commerzbank / Filiale Höchst
Hostatostraße 2
D-65929 Frankfurt am Main
Tel: +49 (0) 69 973 935 990
Fax: +49 (0) 69 973 935 995
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