The 42nd Session of ICECS

The Islamic Commission for Economic, Cultural and Social Affairs (ICECS) held its 42nd session in Jeddah, the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia on 15-17 January 2019 in the presence of Mr. Muhammed S. Al-GARNAS the ISSF Secretary General and Mr. Abdulaziz Bin Saad AL-DALLAK the ISSF Treasurer.   During the meeting, the presidency of current term […]

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5th ISSF International Weightlifting Championship concludes in Cairo

The 5th ISSF International Weightlifting Championship was concluded on Thursday 13th December, 2018 in Cairo, Egypt. The Championship is an IWF qualification event for the 2020 Olympic Games to be held in Tokyo. Mr. Mohammed JALOOD the Secretary General of the International Weightlifting Federation, Mr. Muhammed Saleh AL-GARNAS the ISSF Secretary General, Mr. Abdulaziz Bin […]

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Meeting with Minister of Youth and Sport of Egypt

In conjunction with the 5th ISSF International Weightlifting Championships held in Egypt on 8-14 December 2018, His Excellency Dr. Ashraf SOBHI the Minister of Youth and Sport of the Arab Republic of Egypt met Mr. Muhammed Saleh AL-GARNAS the Secretary General of the Islamic Solidarity Sports Federation (ISSF). The meeting was attended by Gen. Ahmed […]

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Tunisia’s Ghofrane Belkhir Breaks Weightlifting World Record

Champion Ghofrane Belkhir of Tunisia broke the world record in the women’s 59-kilogram class weightlifting event at the 5th International Solidarity Weightlifting Championship organized by the Islamic Solidarity Sports Federation (ISSF) in Cairo, Egypt on 9-14 December 2018.   Ghofrane already owned the marks for the snatch (92 kilograms), clean and jerk (114 kilograms), and […]

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The 5th ISSF International Solidarity Weightlifting Championship kicks off

The 5th ISSF International Solidarity Weightlifting Championship, which is an IWF qualification event for the Olympic Games to be held in Tokyo in 2020, was kicked off on Sunday, Dec. 9th, 2018 at the “Cairo International Stadium” in Egypt.   The opening ceremony of the Championship was attended by His Excellency Mr. Ashraf Sobhy the […]

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The 4th Annual Coordination Meeting of OIC Institutions [ACMOI]

The General Secretariat of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has hosted the 4th Annual Coordination Meeting of OIC Institutions [ACMOI] at its Headquarters in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia on 3-4 Dec.2018.   A matrix of programs and projects for the next year 2019 have been adopted at the meeting for implementation next year through various […]

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Jeddah hosts the 28th ISSF Executive Board Meeting

The Members of ISSF Executive Board, held their 28th Meeting in Jeddah, Saudi Arabia to debate preparations for 5th Islamic Solidarity Games to be held in Istanbul, Turkey in 2021. At the beginning of the meeting and on behalf of the ISSF President His Honorary Turky bin Abdulmohsen AL-ALSHEIKH, the Secretary General of ISSF Mr. Mohammed Saleh AL-GARNAS […]

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Senegal to be first African nation to host Youth Olympics in 2022

  The International Olympic Committee (IOC) granted Senegal’s capital Dakar the rights to host the 4th Summer Youth Olympic Games (YOG) in 2022. It will be the first Olympic event in history to take place on the African continent.   In his statement, the President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Thomas Bach, recently declared […]

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