Articles by John Martin

Rescheduling of the LWC2020

Following the decision on 19 March 2020 to postpone LWC2020 due to the global Covid-19 pandemic, the ILS has discussed alternative solutions with the Italian Lifesaving Federation (FIN) and with…


The World Games moves to July 2022

The International World Games Association (IWGA) and Birmingham Organising Committee (BOC) have agreed to postpone the 11th edition of The World Games until 7th to 17th July 2022. The Games had…


Covid-19 – Important Update

The ILS has considered the worsening position in Italy, Europe and around the world which has deepened considerably in recent days.  In the interests of the health and well-being of…


One year on from LWC 2018….

One year on from LWC 2018 already, but our hosts at Surf Life Saving South Australia learned this week that they have been named as winners of the 2019 Major…


WCDP2019 – recognised by both the IOC and WHO

The ILS is in the unique position of being recognised formally by both the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and World Health Organisation (WHO).  It was therefore with great pleasure that…