Great opportunity for USA Korfball as World Games 2021 are awarded to Birmingham

Immediately following the signing of the contract between the International World Games Association and the City of Birmingham, Alabama, USA, the IKF President met with the Local Organizing Committee of the 2021 World Games to discuss development of korfball in the US towards the 2021 Games. It turns out to … Read more

IKF suspends ties with SportAccord

The International Korfball Federation has just suspended their ties with SportAccord. The suspension follows a month of turmoil initiated by President Vizer of SportAccord, who attacked the International Olympic Committee and in particular its President Thomas Bach on a lack of transparency and a lack of reforms. The remarks by … Read more

Netherlands win Gold and Silver at IKF UKWC

Netherlands 2, who were drafted in to the IKF UKWC following the late withdrawal of Russia due to visa problems, beat Netherlands 1 28 – 23 to claim the gold medal at the 2015 edition of the University Korfball World Cup held in Norwich (GBR). Normally two national teams from … Read more

Mady Tims IWGA athlete of the month

Today the International World Games Association published the announcement: Congratulations to Mady Tims, IWGA Athlete of the Month for April 2015. The Korfball player (38) from the Netherlands gave her farewell at the Dutch Korfball League Finale on 11 April. More than 10,000 spectators at the sold-out Ahoy arena in … Read more

Korfball news

Great opportunity for USA Korfball as World Games 2021 are awarded to Birmingham

Immediately following the signing of the contract between the International World Games Association and the City of Birmingham, Alabama, USA, the IKF President met with the Local Organizing Committee of the 2021 World Games to … Read more

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Organisational news

IKF suspends ties with SportAccord

The International Korfball Federation has just suspended their ties with SportAccord. The suspension follows a month of turmoil initiated by President Vizer of SportAccord, who attacked the International Olympic Committee and in particular its President … Read more

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Interview

The value of a korfball congress

Every two years the korfball countries assemble for the IKF World Korfball Congress and the IKF General Meeting. All 59 IKF member countries are invited to participate. On 25, 26 and 27 October 2013 around 50 people will be in Lisbon, Portugal for the 2013 edition. In advance we want to thank … Read more

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Column

Promoting korfball to the masses

Many of you that have heard me in the past few years have heard me speak of the “multiplier”: we can grow the number of active players with much of our effots, but if we really want to have more exposure, we need to grow the non-player fan … Read more

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