Delhi, India (PressExposure) February 17, 2012 -- New Delhi, Feb 16:
K D Singh, Member of Rajya Sabha and CMD of the Alchemist Group, has been unanimously elected as President of the Korfball Federation of India. He has been elected unanimously for a four years term (2012-2016) as President of the Federation at the AGM of the Korfball Federation of India held at Jaipur Fortune-Metropolitan Hotel on February 11, under the chairmanship of outgoing President M C Gupta.
KD Singh, a keen sports enthusiast, and is the President of the Delhi Korfball Association.
The International Korfball Federation (IKF) was founded in Antwerp (Belgium) on the 11th June 1933 as a continuation of the International Korfball Bureau established in 1924 by the Dutch and Belgian Associations.
The IKF was officially recognized by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) in 1993 and is affiliated to Sportaccord (Sportaccord), the Association of the IOC Recognized International Sports Federations (ARISF) and the International World Games Association (IWGA).
The IKF aims to spread korfball around the globe. It provides close to sixty affiliated countries with financial, material, and structural support to achieve this goal. It has established a network of contacts in many countries and actively promotes the game by transfering knowledge internationally by exchange programmes and inviting selected korfball players, coaches, and administrators to its training courses in order to create a stable local structure in all the affiliated countries on which a flourishing korfball organisation can be built.
Ten countries have entered the U16 Talent World Cup which is to be held in Schijndel (NED) from 17 - 18 March 2012.
Chinese Taipei, England, Belgium, Hungary, The Netherlands, Germany, Czech Republic, Russia, and Belarus are all competing and for the very first time it is very pleasing to see a team from Pakistan has entered this tournament.
This international korfball tournament for players under 16 will be held in the sports centre "Dioscuren" Schijndel and is patronized by the International Korfball Federation (IKF).
The local korfball club "De Boemerang" will assist the KNKV South District with the organisation of this event.
The latest information about the U16 Talent World Cup is available on the website of korfball club"De Boemerang". Please click here to visit the website.
The IKF stimulates the global awareness that korfball is a spectator oriented mixed gender teamsport.