News - Oceania
FIT Welcomes New President
Jan. 14, 2013 @ 3:21 UTC
It is with pleasure that the Federation of International Touch (FIT) announces the appointment of Erick Acker (France) as FIT President through until AGM 2015, as well as the appointment of two new FIT Board Directors: Mel Mallam from Switzerland (legal and international sport expertise) and Angela Calder from Australia (sport development and international sport expertise).
Seasons Greetings from FIT
Jan. 7, 2013 @ 10:24 UTC
The Federation of International Touch (FIT) would like to extend its warmest seasons greetings to all across the globe. May this festive season be all that you deserve - filled with fun, laughter, and precious family memories.
International Technical Development
Jan. 7, 2013 @ 10:19 UTC
A recent focus for FIT is a greater emphasis on global technical development, and during 2012 the FIT Coaching Commission was established to meet the "coaching" need. Mr Peter McNeven was appointed as Chair of that Commission.
FIT Continues Global Expansion!
Sept. 5, 2012 @ 6:50 UTC
The Federation of International Touch has pleasure in advising that the following countries have been approved as official Federation members: Argentina, China, Chinese Taipei, Luxembourg, Portugal, Tonga, Trinidad & Tobago, Turkey, Tuvalu and also Mauritius as an Associate Member.
Island Atoll Keeping in Touch
July 30, 2012 @ 14:16 UTC
When one thinks of Touch, thoughts generally turn to the traditional powerhouses of Australia and New Zealand, and the myriad of Rugby playing nations such as South Africa, Wales, England & Scotland. The last place to arguably spring to mind is an island nation dispersed over 3.5 million square kilometres, straddling the equator, and bordering the International Date Line at its easternmost point in the central tropical Pacific Ocean.