SportAccord

On May 25th, 2012, the Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) was accepted as a member of SportAccord at its General Assembly meeting in Toronto, Ontario, Canada.

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FIL became a SportAccord member in May 2012. © SportAccord

SportAccord is the umbrella organization for both Olympic and non-Olympic international sports federations as well as organizers of international sporting events.

The FIL sees its membership with SportAccord as an opportunity for increased cooperation, access to services and promotion as well as being the first step in the pathway toward Olympic recognition.

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About SportAccord

Mission and Values

SportAccord’s mission is to UNITE and SUPPORT its members in the co-ordination and protection of their common aims and interests, while conserving and respecting their autonomy.

SportAccord is the umbrella organization for both Olympic and non-Olympic international sports federations as well as organizers of international sporting events.

SportAccord members benefit from various services which support an ethical and socially responsible sports movement that adheres to principles of good governance and sustainability.

SportAccord encourages and facilitates knowledge sharing among members and provides expertise in relevant areas such as anti-doping, social responsibility, integrity, digital media. By establishing various multi-sports games that group together similar sports, SportAccord aims to promote our members and increase their visibility.

As an organization, SportAccord identifies with the key values of neutrality, transparency and accountability while promoting sport’s ability to contribute to positive change in communities.

SportAccord members [at the time of FIL acceptance]:

  • 91 Full Members: international sports federations governing specific sports worldwide;
  • 16 Associate Members: organizations which conduct activities closely related to the international sports federations.

For More Information

SportAccord
Maison du Sport International
Avenue de Rhodanie 54
CH-1007 Lausanne
Switzerland

Tel: + 41 (0) 21 612 30 70
Fax: + 41 (0) 21 612 30 71

E-mail: sportaccord@sportaccord.com
Website: www.sportaccord.com

About the FIL

The Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) is the international governing body for men’s and women’s lacrosse. The FIL currently sanctions five World Championships (women’s and men’s field, women’s and men’s U19 field and men’s indoor). The FIL is responsible for the governance and integrity of all forms of lacrosse and provides responsive and effective leadership to support the sports’ development throughout the world.

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