FILA – Fédération Internationale des Luttes Associées

Raphaël Martinetti resigns from FILA Presidency │16 February 2013

” Mr. Martinetti resigns from FILA Presidency On the occasion of the extraordinary Bureau meeting that was convened by Mr. Raphaël Martinetti in Phuket (THA) on 15-16 February 2013, a group of Eastern delegates accused him of being to blame for the eviction of wrestling as part of the 25 core sports for the 2020 Olympic …

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SportAccord

The Olympic Dream is over for Armwrestling. Joining SportAccord should be our target now

I’m not pessimistic, I’m just being realistic. Until now, joining FILA – Fédération Internationale des Luttes Associées was the only hope for armwrestling to enter the Olympic Games. Please read what Leonard Harkless (who is the World Armwrestling Federation Head Referee) wrote 2 years ago on northeastboard: ” I just had a conversation with Cobra today about this very subject. Simon did …

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