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New SportAccord Office inaugurated in Lausanne

SportAccord, the umbrella organization of the world’s sports governing bodies has now an office in Lausanne, Switzerland at the “Maison du Sport International”.

IWF President Dr. Tamás Aján was invited for the inaugural and held several meetings with among others IOC President Jacques Rogge and SportAccord President Hein Verbruggen.

“It’s really necessary to be here in Maison du Sport. Many of our members are around and it’s good to be right in the middle of everything,” said Nolvenn Dufay de Lavallaz, Senior Development Manager of Sportaccord, new name for the General Association of International Sports Federations.