June 14, 2020

Celebrating 25 years - 1st IDBF World Dragon Boat Championships, Yueyang, China

慶 祝 2 5 年 來 ⾸ 屆 國 際 ⿓ ⾈ 錦 標 賽 中 國 岳 陽

Welcome to a very special edition of Longzhou News. We celebrate the 25th anniversary of the 1st IDBF World Dragon Boat  Championships held on 13-19 Jun...

May 6, 2020

Following the announcement last week regarding the decision on the 12th IDBF Club Crew World Championships (CCWC) in Aix-les-Bains (France), a number of questions were asked by athletes via email and on social media. 

To help address these questions,...

May 1, 2020

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An IDBF Council meeting was held on Friday, 1 May 2020 to consider the effects of COVID-19 on our future championships. The IDBF Council unanimously decided that:

  • The 12th IDBF Club Crew World Championships (Aix-les-Bains...

April 27, 2020

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I hope that you are all well and continue to stay safe.

The IDBF Executive has been meeting weekly to address a number of significant impacts brought on by the global outbreak of COVID-19. 

With the decision that the 12th IDBF...

April 12, 2020

In this Edition...

A Message from our President Mike about these extraordinary time of uncertainty and concern. 

The newly redesigned Recognised Festival Program aims to promote dragon boat festivals around the world that meets IDBF's tiered operational standards for rec...

April 10, 2020

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The IDBF Executive continues to meet regularly to discuss the possible rescheduling of championships in the current program. At this stage, no date has been set for when the next Club Crew World Championship (CCWC) will be. T...

March 26, 2020

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After extensive consultation, the IDBF with the Fédération de Dragon Boat for France (FDB) and the Organising Committee have agreed that this year’s CCWC will not be held in 2020.

The main reason behind this decision is for th...

March 16, 2020

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Since our last statement on the COVID-19 virus, the World Health Organisation (WHO) has declared the virus a pandemic and has now stated that the epicentre of the virus, outside of China, is now in Europe.

The World Club Crew...

February 29, 2020

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The IDBF is continuing to monitor news and developments of the novel Coronavirus (COVID-19).

With a number of international sporting events being cancelled or under review, teams have been seeking information on whether the Cl...

February 18, 2020

In this Edition...

Vale Dave Cogswell. We pay tribute to Dave who was an integral part of the global sport for almost 40 years. 

AIMS was recently voted into becoming a member of the IOC. Find out what it means for our dreams of dragon boating in the Olympics.

Sydney's Lu...

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