May 2019

ILS Sport Commission meets in Riccone, Italy

The ILS Sport Commission has met in Riccione, Italy, the venue for the next Lifesaving World Championships to be held in September 2020 (LWC 2020).  This gave the Sport Commission…


ILS Patron Bob Hawke dies

Robert James Lee Hawke, better known as Bob Hawke, died peacefully at home at the age of 89 years. Bob Hawke was the prime Minister of Australia from 1983 to…



LWC 2024 comes to the Gold Coast, Australia

During the SportAccord meetings in Broadbeach on the Gold Coast in Australia, the International Lifesaving Federation (ILS) and Surf Life Saving Queensland (SLSQ) signed the agreement to host the Lifesaving…