SPORTACCORD Sochi 2015

Kit McConnel IOC Sports Director and Bill Hatter Sochi SportAccord APRIL 2015WDF President Bill Hatter was in attendance at the 2015 SportAccord Convention in Sochi Russia this past weekend.

Bill met with IOC Sports Director Kit McConnell and has extended an invite for the IOC to attend the upcoming WDF World Cup In Turkey this October.

The IOC were invited to see for themselves the high level and quality of competition of Darts as a Sport that could be included as a recognised sport by the IOC.

Bill also attended many meetings as well as being present when Russian leader Vladimir Putin addressed the SportAccord General Assembly and the IOC members present.Vladimir Putin SportAccord Grneral Assembly April 2015

New IOC documentation will be received in the near future where the WDF can continue in our drive for IOC recognition for the sport of Darts. 

IOC President Thomas Bach was also in attendance who also addressed the SportAccord General Assembly in what was an exciting week for World Sports.

A full report of the meeting will be prepared for the WDF General Meeting in Turkey.