FIL

/FIL

World Lacrosse Launches Web-Page for Coaching Resources

By | 2019-07-22T11:39:01+00:00 July 22nd, 2019|Development, FIL|

July 22, 2019 Colorado Springs, CO. – World Lacrosse, as part of its’ commitment to the global development of the game has launched a Coaching Resources site.  This web-page contains videos, downloadable resources, online courses and more to assist coaches of all experience levels provide an exceptional experience to their athletes.  This resource is the [...]

Comments Off on World Lacrosse Launches Web-Page for Coaching Resources

World Lacrosse and Premier Lacrosse League Announce Memorandum of Understanding to Support Continued Growth of Lacrosse Globally

By | 2019-07-20T18:59:32+00:00 July 20th, 2019|FIL|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 20, 2019 Los Angeles, CA – With the sport of lacrosse experiencing continued growth in participation and visibility around the globe, World Lacrosse and the Premier Lacrosse League (PLL) announced today the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) through which the two entities will work together to strengthen and accelerate [...]

Comments Off on World Lacrosse and Premier Lacrosse League Announce Memorandum of Understanding to Support Continued Growth of Lacrosse Globally

ELF Women’s European Championship to be Available on the Olympic Channel

By | 2019-07-16T16:53:29+00:00 July 15th, 2019|FIL, Regional News, Women|

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE July 15, 2019 Colorado Springs, CO – The European Lacrosse Federation (ELF) and World Lacrosse are pleased to announce that 16 matches from the upcoming ELF Women's European Championship will be streamed live on the International Olympic Committee’s global Olympic Channel. The ELF Women’s European Championship will be held July 16-25 in Netanya, Israel. [...]

Comments Off on ELF Women’s European Championship to be Available on the Olympic Channel

European Lacrosse Federation and World Lacrosse Partner to Support Officiating Development

By | 2019-07-08T12:23:29+00:00 July 8th, 2019|Development, FIL, Officiating|

July 8, 2019 The European Lacrosse Federation (ELF) and World Lacrosse partnered during the first European U20 Lacrosse Championship hosted by the Czech Republic to afford the attending officials an opportunity to be coached and trained for the entire tournament. There were a total of 17 officials that officiated 24 games in the 8 day [...]

Comments Off on European Lacrosse Federation and World Lacrosse Partner to Support Officiating Development

World Lacrosse Holds First-Ever NGB Best Practices Seminar in Gyeongju

By | 2019-06-27T12:38:31+00:00 June 27th, 2019|Development, FIL|

June 27, 2019 World Lacrosse held the first-ever NGB Best Practices Seminar in Gyeongju, South Korea today as part of the effort to strengthen the operations of the National Governing Bodies within lacrosse. The Asia Pacific Lacrosse Union (APLU) hosted World Lacrosse Chief Executive Officer Jim Scherr, Sport Development Director TJ Buchanan and Sport Governance Advisor Steve Roush in a workshop [...]

Comments Off on World Lacrosse Holds First-Ever NGB Best Practices Seminar in Gyeongju

World Lacrosse President Joins International Sport Leaders for Official Opening of IOC Headquarters

By | 2019-06-24T15:11:31+00:00 June 24th, 2019|FIL|

June 24, 2019 World Lacrosse President Sue Redfern joined leaders from across international sport for the official opening of the new headquarters of the International Olympic Committee in Lausanne, Switzerland on Olympic Day - June 23, 2019. Photos Credit: IOC

Comments Off on World Lacrosse President Joins International Sport Leaders for Official Opening of IOC Headquarters

Athletes Representing World Lacrosse Celebrate Olympic Day

By | 2019-06-24T13:23:04+00:00 June 24th, 2019|FIL|

June 24, 2019 Athletes representing World Lacrosse joined to celebrate Olympic Day at the 2019 Asia Pacific Lacrosse Championships, June 19-29 in Gyeongju, Korea, on Sunday, June 23. The 2019 Asian Pacific Lacrosse Championships feature six Men's and six Women's teams from seven different countries, including Australia (Men's Only), China, Chinese Taipei, Hong Kong, Japan, Korea and New [...]

Comments Off on Athletes Representing World Lacrosse Celebrate Olympic Day

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 [...]

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

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

By | 2019-06-07T17:21:16+00:00 April 16th, 2019|Development, FIL, Officiating|

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, [...]

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

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 [...]

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