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International Federation of Cynological Sports (IFCS) was founded in 2000 and registered by the Ministry of Justice of Russian Federation as an international public membership organization with the rights of juridical person.

On the post of IFCS President was elected Yuri Ostashenko (Russia), Vice-President of the Russian League of Cynologists.

The main goals of IFCS are:

the integration of the cynological sport into the international sports system and the Olympic movement

the inclusion of the cynological sport into the program of the Olympic Games.

According to its Statute, IFCS carries out its activity on the territory of those countries where public organizations members of the Federation exist.Proceeding from the Olympic principles and traditions of international sports organizations activity, only one national public sports organization (federation, association, union) can be the IFCS full member.

Proceeding from the Olympic charter, which prohibits any form of discrimination in sports, IFCS considers as inadmissible any restrictions on the dogs participation in the competitions because of their breed, absence or availability of pedigree documents, registration in any kennel-club.

Now IFCS cooperates with national sports cynological organizations of Armenia, Hungary, Latvia, Spain, Kazakhstan, Russia, USA, Ukraine and Sweden. Also IFCS has contacts with sports clubs of Austria, Byelorussia, Italy, Canada, China, Switzerland and other countries.

On the 19-20th of February 2001 the First International Cynological Sports Conference was held in Moscow. In the conference took part the leaders of the national sports organizations of Latvia, Russia, Sweden, Ukraine and USA. The conference declared course on the integration to the international Olympic movement and approved the Resolution of the conference and the Declaration of the International Sports cynological movement, which formulated its basic principles.

On the meeting of the agility section during the conference the decision to hold the First World Agility Championship in October 2001 in Moscow was made.

IFCS invites all organization interested in development of cynological sport to cooperation.

Additional information you can get in IFCS office:  

Russia, 125206, Moscow, proezd Solomennoy Storozhki, 16a 

. 095 211 49 77; : 095 211-36-81 E-mail: dogsport@mail.ru

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