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IFSC President & Vice President join National Olympic Committees and Mayor of Hachioji in...

The XXIII Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) General Assembly took place in Tokyo, the home of the 2020 Olympic Games, on 28-29th November. Represented by IFSC President Marco Maria Scolaris and Vice-President Sport/Events Kobinata Toru, the IFSC...

IFSC Official Sport Equipment Catalogue Introduced to the Industry at Halls and Walls Convention,...

Halls and Walls, the annual climbing hall convention of the German Alpine Club (Deutscher Alpenverein, DAV), took place in Nuremberg, Germany, on the 23rd-24th November. The DAV welcomed IFSC Vice-President Sport/Events Kobinata Toru and Sport Director Silvia Verdolini...

IFSC Executive Board Meeting December 2018

The IFSC Executive Board Meeting took place in Torino, Italy, on 3rd-4th December. IFSC President Marco Maria Scolaris met with the Board alongside IFSC staff to discuss organisational updates and Sport Climbing developments. President Scolaris welcomed all...

Buenos Aires 2018 Most Digitally-Consumed YOG

Coverage of Buenos Aires 2018 made the third edition of the Summer Youth Olympic Games (YOG) the most digitally-consumed in the event’s eight-year history. Digital platforms including BuenosAires2018.com, Olympic.org and olympicchannel.comattracted 6 million unique users, generating 58 million page views. Some...

Russia, Slovenia Stand Tall in Sport Climbing’s World Military Championships Debut

Host of the IFSC Youth World Championships and IFSC World Cup this year, Moscow added last week a third elite international Sport Climbing competition to its 2018 collection. The World Military Championships programme includes 25 sports recognised by...

Cesar Grosso Impresses with Training Regime

Ever wonder what it takes to train like an Olympian? In an all new season of Hitting the Wall, fitness experts challenge themselves to the training regimens of Olympic athletes in 12 different sports. The original series...

PanAmerican Championship Returns

The United States won six gold medals, Canada's Zach Richardson stood atop the men's Bouldering podium and Danny Valencia of Ecuador clinched the men's Combined title in front of his home crowd at the 2018 PanAmerican Championship. Ecuador placed multiple...

USA, Ecuador, Canada Win in PanAmerican Championship Return

The United States won six gold medals, Canada's Zach Richardson stood atop the men's Bouldering podium and Danny Valencia of Ecuador clinched the men's Combined title in front of his home crowd at the 2018 PanAmerican Championship. Ecuador placed multiple...

IFSC President and Directors meet Olympic Broadcasters at the 2018 China Open

In an opportunity to meet the Sport Climbing broadcasters for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games, IFSC President Marco Maria Scolaris, Head of Olympic Coordination Jérôme Meyer and Marketing & Communications Director Anne Fuynel attended the China Open, Guangzhou,...

Zhong, 2018 Leaders Victorious in Guangzhou

The 2nd edition of the China Open, now an International Climbing Series event, took place from November 16th to 18th in the familiar setting of Guangzhou, China. The unique event, designed by the CMA and IFSC, added some...

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Justin Layne of Michigan State Spartans declares for NFL draft

Michigan State cornerback Justin Layne will forgo his senior season and enter the NFL draft.Layne announced his decision in a tweet Friday, thanking coach...