IPF Announces New Partnership for its “Peace Through Parkour” Initiative With “Yoga For Refugees” in Athens, Greece

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IPF is pleased to announce a new partnership as its IPF “Peace Through Parkour” initiative (Athens, Greece division) will also begin a new cooperation with the non-profit “Yoga and Sport for Refugees” as they will add Parkour to their roster. David Thompson, IPF Secretary General and Founder/Director of the #PeaceThroughParkour initiative in 2009, said this week, “We are thrilled to … Read More

IPF Commends IOC Decision Against Parkour Inclusion For 2024 Olympic Games Under FIG

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New York, NY- International Parkour Federation (IPF), the world’s competent authority and most widely recognized federation for the sport of Parkour welcomes the IOC’s decision this week to deny FIG’s proposal to include Parkour on their slate of events for the 2024 Paris Olympic Games. “We’re very pleased,” said Victor Bevine, President of IPF. “Parkour is a unique and dynamic … Read More

Yale University Survey for Parkour athletes- #IPF

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IPF has been asked to help supervise and invite Parkour athletes to take part in a YALE University Survey. This survey addresses athletes’ understanding of their own rights, because recognition of rights, and rights violations, is a central part of safeguarding of human beings, in general, and athlete safety in sport. The lab’s survey was recently translated into four additional … Read More

IPF Co-Founder David Thompson & ICTSG’s Shammi Rana – UNESCO, Rapporteur of Adhoc Advisory Committee of Traditional Sports & Games, Meet to Discuss Initiatives & Cooperation

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IPF Co-Founder/Secretary General David Thompson and ICTSG (International Council of Traditional Sports and Games) representative Shammi Rana ( Secretary General of International Council of Traditional Sports and Games -ICTSG- and Rapporteur of Adhoc Advisory Committee of Traditional Sports and Games, UNESCO ) met to discuss future initiatives and partnerships between the two organizations, including co-hosting ICTSG’s upcoming meeting in June … Read More

Libyan Parkour Players Union- LPPU- Board Members, and a Short History

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The Libyan Parkour Players Union (LPPU) was formed in June 2016 as an organization whose aim was to be concerned with the needs and the futures of all Parkour players in Libya. Due to the state of affairs, LPPU wanted to create an umbrella for Parkour athletes in both sport as well as other matters in life. According to LPPU, … Read More

Pakistan Parkour Federation Becomes an Official IPF- International Parkour Federation Member Organization

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MR. PERVAIZ IQBAL- PRESIDENT PPF- Pakistan Parkour Federation- Black belt 5th Dan Taekwondo. General Secretary Lahore district and division Taekwondo. Chief executive Unified Taekwondo Pakistan.  Representative world moon moo kwan Union SIFYAN INAYAT – VICE PRESIDENT PPF- Pakistan Parkour Federation Black belt 3rd Dan WTF Kukkiwon. Pakistan Taekwondo Federation official referee Former Pakistan Higher education commission Pakistan National Taekwondo champion … Read More

Zahid Shah, Kashmir (India), newest IPF- International Parkour Federation Board Member & IPF “Peace Through Parkour” Ambassador

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Zahid Yaqoob Shah-  Founder/President of Kashmir Parkour-  from Kashmir, INDIA Zahid Yaqoob Shah from Srinagar, Jammu and Kashmir, India, Parkour athlete, founder and president of Kashmir Parkour, is the newest IPF board member and has been named an IPF “Peace Through Parkour Ambassador.” Mr. Shah will work in new national governing body development as well as with initiatives to promote … Read More

Dato Manjit Singh Gill becomes Chairman of Parkour Division of Malaysian Extreme Sports Association (MESA), IPF member organization

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International Parkour Federation (IPF) is pleased to announce Mr. Dato Manjit Singh Gill has been appointed as Secretary General of IPF’s continental body for Asia, the Asian Freerunning Parkour Union (AFPU) under the leadership of Arash Salmanpour, President of AFPU and Vice President of the Asian Extreme Sports Federation (AXF).   Mr. Dato Manjit Singh Gill will also be running the … Read More

Tan Sri Darshan Singh Gill (President of Malaysian Extreme Sports Federation) joins IPF as Vice President

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International Parkour Federation (IPF) is proud to announce Tan Sri Darshan Singh Gill as IPF’s newest board Vice President.   The esteemed Darshan Singh is the president of Malaysian Extreme Sports Association (MESA) and Vice President of the Asian Extreme Sports Federation (AXF).   MESA’s stated mission is dedication towards growth, progression, unity, and expansion of Extreme Sport in Malaysia.  We are … Read More