Federation of International Lacrosse Receives Provisional Recognition by the International Olympic Committee

Hottest Sport on Two Feet receives provisional Olympic Recognition.  On 30 November a major milestone in the history of lacrosse was reached with this announcement.  Fiona Clark, APLU Executive Director & FIL Competition Director stated “This is not only the time to celebrate and look forwards,but also to reflect on the journey which started many years ago when the IFWLA and the ILF were in existence.  Thanks are extended to everyone who has played their part in bringing us to this day.  I pay tribute to the dedication and passion of Lacrosse contributors around the world.”