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World Lacrosse President and Leaders Join IOC’s Irina Gladkikh to Sign Declaration on Women and Sport

By | 2019-05-09T00:50:44+00:00 May 9th, 2019|FIL|

May 9, 2019 World Lacrosse President Sue Redfern and leaders from the international federation are joined by Irina Gladkikh of the International Olympic Committee for a signing of The Brighton Plus Helsinki 2014 Declaration on Women and Sport. The overriding aim of the Declaration is to develop a sporting culture that enables and values the full [...]

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Federation of International Lacrosse Partners With Hong Kong Lacrosse Association to Host Indoor Lacrosse Referee Clinic

By | 2019-04-16T11:59:29+00:00 April 16th, 2019|Development, FIL|

April 16, 2019 As interest and participation in lacrosse continues to grow around the world, the Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) recently partnered with the Hong Kong Lacrosse Association to host a three-day training clinic for new indoor lacrosse referees. The clinic featured classroom and on-field instruction for the aspiring indoor referees. The training clinic was coordinated by FIL’s Chair of Men’s Officiating, [...]

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Celebrate “International Day of Sport for Development and Peace” Today, April 6th

By | 2019-04-06T10:21:30+00:00 April 5th, 2019|FIL|

April 6, 2019 International Day of Sport for Development and Peace (IDSDP) is an annual celebration held on April 6th to celebrate the power of sport which positively impacts social change, community development and foster peace. This date commemorates the inaugural modern day Olympic Games in 1896 and was selected by the United Nations [...]

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WADA Invites Stakeholders to Celebrate “Play True Day” on April 10

By | 2019-04-05T15:01:39+00:00 April 5th, 2019|FIL|

April 5, 2019 The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) invites all of its stakeholders to join WADA in celebrating ‘Play True Day’ on 10 April along with fellow athletes, National and Regional Anti-Doping Organizations, Sports Federations, Major Event Organizers and other anti-doping stakeholders from around the world. ‘Play True Day’ is dedicated to clean sport [...]

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Federation of International Lacrosse Launches Membership Consultation Process in Development of New Discipline and Playing Rules

By | 2019-03-20T11:00:21+00:00 March 19th, 2019|FIL|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Media Contact: Darryl Seibel dseibel@worldlacrosse.sport March 20, 2019 New York, NY – The Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL), in partnership with its member-National Governing Bodies, is initiating a consultation process through which members are being asked – entirely on a voluntary basis -- to experiment with a new discipline and related [...]

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FIL Representatives at the World Anti-Doping Symposium

By | 2019-03-13T15:39:32+00:00 March 13th, 2019|FIL|

March 13, 2019The Federation of International Lacrosse is being represented at the World Anti-Doping Symposium by Don Blacklock, Technical Director (Left), and Sean Gibson, Chair of the Athletes Advisory Commission (Right). About FILThe Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) is the international governing body for men’s and women’s lacrosse. The FIL currently has 62-member nations and holds [...]

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FIL Names Officials for 2019 Women’s Lacrosse U19 World Championship

By | 2019-03-06T13:28:46+00:00 February 13th, 2019|FIL, U19 Women|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE - Media Contact: Darryl Seibel Email: dseibel@worldlacrosse.sport  February 13, 2019 New York, NY – The Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL) has announced the selection of the following On Field and Off Field Officials for the FIL 2019 Women’s Lacrosse U19 World Championship in Peterborough, Canada from 1 - 10 August 2019. The team of 55 officials will be led by FIL Women's Officiating Chair, Stephen Taylor of England and a Leadership team of five [...]

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Federation of International Lacrosse Membership Advisory

By | 2019-02-14T13:48:56+00:00 February 8th, 2019|FIL|

February 8, 2019 Please be advised that an event calling itself the “World Junior Lacrosse Championship”, scheduled to take place in August 2019 in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, is in no way affiliated with, or recognized by, the Federation of International Lacrosse (FIL). This event is being organized by a private entity and has no official [...]

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Rising Star Austin Staats Honored As January Athlete of the Month by The World Games

By | 2019-02-04T12:02:08+00:00 February 4th, 2019|FIL, Men|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 4, 2019 Staats is the first lacrosse athlete to be so honored One of the rising stars of international and professional lacrosse, Austin Staats, has been selected as The World Games Athlete of the Month for January 2019. Staats is the first lacrosse player ever to be so honored. In [...]

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A Personal Reflection On The Life of Margaret Turner (13 February 1923 – 6 January 2019)

By | 2019-02-03T15:45:24+00:00 February 3rd, 2019|FIL|

February 3, 2019 By Sue Redfern (FIL President) and Fiona Clark (Past IFWLA President) Friends of Women’s Lacrosse around the world have come together to pay tribute to the ‘Lady of Welsh Lacrosse,’ Margaret Turner, who passed away 6 January 2019 after a short illness, at the grand age of 95. Margaret has been [...]

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