WFDF joins sport partnering with GAISF, community and member portfolio of Flying Disc domains

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The World Flying Disc Federation (WFDF) is pleased to announce that it has launched its new domain name and related portfolio under the “.sport” domain name program initiated and managed by the Global Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF) to which WFDF belongs as a member.

“In today´s internet world of so many domain names and extensions, WFDF´s use of the domain will provide much greater visibility and searchability for the Flying Disc community names. Using the strict criteria applied by GAISF enhances the legitimacy and credibility of Flying Disc‘s public communications and makes us a member of the exclusive ‘.sport‘ community,” commented WFDF President Robert “Nob” Rauch.

“GAISF has undertaken tremendous efforts over the last decade to ensure that “.sport” domains are used exclusively by reliable members and partners of the organised sport family. WFDF is pleased to be able to contribute to the virtual unification of the sporting movement with GAISF as its partner. WFDF will be able to better serve its membership needs by providing suitable and descriptive sub-domains from the “.sport” portfolio for it members, events, and disciplines.”

Philippe Gueisbuhler, GAISF Director, stated on the launch and migration of “GAISF’s mission is to serve and support its Members through innovative initiatives and opportunities to enhance each federation’s standing in the sports movement. We are happy to welcome the World Flying Disc Federation, which joins the 60+ International Federations already part of the “.sport” ecosystem. WFDF continues to grow in popularity, and a “.sport” domain will ensure the federation and its events maximize their visibility in 2019 and beyond.”

The domain was launched on 29 December 2018 and was fully operational with immediate effect. Under the program, members of WFDF and the Flying Disc community will obtain exclusive access to the use of sport related domains from the “.sport” portfolio.