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The New Norm Reforming Olympics

A set of 118 reforms called "The New Norm" was presented to the International Olympic Committee (IOC) at its 132nd Session, which took place on February 6-8 in Pyeongchang. The plan focuses on six recommendations of the...

2018 Media Registration Opens

The IFSC is pleased to welcome media to a new season of competition climbing! The 2018 season starts in just over 8 weeks, and media registration is now open. All media at IFSC events may register via the online...

IFSC Flies into Tomorrow with Japan Airlines

The IFSC is pleased to announce that Japan Airlines will support the development of sport climbing in 2018 as an IFSC Main Partner. Japan Airlines Co., Ltd., is the flag carrier airline of Japan and the first...

YOG Medal Design Chosen

The winning entry of the International Olympic Committee (IOC)'s Medal Design Competition for the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018 has been chosen. It was submitted by 18-year-old Muhamad Farid Husen from Indonesia, and is entitled "Fireworks of...

Alipourshenazandifar Athlete of the Year

After an incredibly tight race, Reza Alipourshenazandifar was voted Athlete of the Year 2017 yesterday. The Athlete of the Year award is distributed annually by the International World Games Association (IWGA), who selects a candidate from participating IWGA...

Tops-Zones-Attempts: The Bouldering Score Reviewed

With the Olympics on our doorsteps and the incredible exposure the Games will give our sport, we cannot ignore the growth of our followers. Sport Climbing audience is changing: till now it has been restricted to the...

Longest IFSC World Championships Scheduled

The schedule of the 2018 IFSC Climbing and Paraclimbing World Championships was confirmed this week. The signature event will take place September 6-16 in Innsbruck, Austria, the longest IFSC World Championships ever. The IFSC Climbing and Paraclimbing World Championships take...

Sang-Tae Cho Passes Away

It is with great grief that we announce the passing today of IFSC Honorary Member Sang-tae Cho (KOR). Sang-tae, born in 1926, was a fundamental actor in sport climbing who served as the former president of the Asian...

YOG Pictograms Unveiled

Involving hundreds of students in primary schools throughout Buenos Aires in the design process, the pictograms for sport climbing and all sports at the Youth Olympic Games Buenos Aires 2018 were unveiled today. The project began by...

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