HomeNewsGovernanceMulti-SportGlobal

Chiulli to stand unopposed for GAISF presidency

Raffaele Chiulli is set to become the president of the Global Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF) on a permanent basis after the organisation announced that he will stand unopposed for the role.

Chiulli became the new leader of GAISF last November following the shock death of former president Patrick Baumann. He is now set to be permanently elected during the GAISF General Assembly on May 10 in Gold Coast, Australia.

Chiulli has served as the president of the International Powerboating Union (UIM) since 2007, and as president of the Association of Recognised International Sports Federations (ARISF) since 2013.

He has also been a GAISF vice-president since 2015, senior vice-president since 2016 and a member of the International Olympic Committee Sport and Active Society Commission since 2014.

The GAISF General Assembly will take place during the 2019 SportAccord convention in Gold Coast.

Most recent

Matt Carroll, chief executive of the Australian Olympic Committee, tells Adam Nelson how a focus on athlete engagement, grassroots participation and community schemes has helped to boost the AOC’s commercial programme throughout the Olympic cycle.

The decision by the ATP Council not to renew Chris Kermode's contract as ATP executive chairman and president caused surprise when it was announced in March. Ben Cronin speaks to the outgoing tennis chief about his record.

A Ukranian billionaire is funding the latest effort to turn swimming into a regular competitive professional sport and not just one of the most popular events at the Summer Olympics.

Fan excitement over the acquisition of the star free agent has fueled the MLB club to what is by far the league's largest per-game attendance increase. But Paul Hagen examines how the organization is already thinking long-term and looking to sustain fan engagement over Harper's entire 13-year deal.