WADA updates its COVID-19 guidance for Anti-Doping Organizations

On 21 March, World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) issued updated guidance for Anti-Doping Organizations (ADOs) in light of the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. WADA developed the guidance following consultation with ADOs, including National Anti-Doping Organizations (NADOs), International Federations and Major Event Organizations as well as other organizations, such as the...

Malta: Activities Suspended

The following message was published by UIAA full member Malta Climbing Club on 23 March. Due to the ever developing situation with the Covid-19 pandemic we have decided to suspend all club activities until further notice. This includes the club AGM, which is postponed to a...

NEWS FROM BULGARIA

The following update was published by the Bulgarian Climbing and Mountaineering Federation on 14 March. The original in Bulgarian can be found here. In connection with an order of the Minister of Health dated 13.03.2020, all events in the calendar of BFA planned to be held until...

UIAA STATEMENT ON COVID-19

The President and the Executive team of the UIAA – International Climbing and Mountaineering Federation – wish to express their sincere sympathy with all of its member federations who in various degrees are affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. The UIAA encourages all member federations to...

KIROV CROWNS NEW YOUTH CHAMPIONS

The Russian city of Kirov played host to the UIAA World Youth Ice Climbing Championships this past weekend (6-8 March) and it proved to be a highly successful one for the home nation who took home all but three of the medals across all age...

UIAA YOUTH COMMISSION REDEFINES FUTURE OBJECTIVES

The UIAA Youth Commission held its first 2020 meeting on 29 February in Cyprus, expertly hosted by the Cyprus Mountaineering Climbing & Orienteering Federation. Among those attending were President Mark Dennison (UK), Pavlos Georgiades, Niki Karoulla, Nektarios Vilandis (Cyprus), Tiberiu Pintilie (Romania), Barbara Bajer (Slovenia),...