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Below are key events in the history of the FITB.

1967 Dr Hermann Brandt organises the first official tchoukball meeting to establish a committee to run the sport.
1970 Tchoukball was presented internationally, winning the International Physical Education Federation (FIEP) 'Thulin Prize'.
1971 The FITB is founded by Switzerland and France on 05 June 1971 with Tchoukball's creator Dr Hermann Brandt as President.
1972 United Kingdom (under the old name of the British Tchoukball Association) joins the FITB.
1972 Dr Brandt passes away on 15 November, and is replaced by Dr Théodore Werey at the 1973 General Assembly of the FITB.
1975 An international development plan is created by the FITB to spread tchoukball throughout the world.
1976 The first major international tournament takes place, between France, UK and Switzerland.
1977 John Andrews of the FITB introduces tchoukball to Taiwan, where it is immediately extremely popular.
1984 The first FITB International Tchoukball Tournament takes place in Taiwan. 6 countries, 2 continents.
1987 FITB International Tchoukball Tournament in Neuchâtel, Switzerland. 6 countries, 2 continents.
1989 Tchoukball is showcased at the World Games in Karlsruhe, Germany. 5 countries, 2 continents
1990 World Tchoukball Tournament in Portsmouth, United Kingdom. 6 countries, 2 continents.
1995 Due to the Ryacin terrorist attack in Japan, the 1995 tchoukball tournament is cancelled.
1998 Tchoukball is introduced to Brazil by Ocelio Antonio Ferreira.
2000 The 30th anniversary of tchoukball inspires the beginning of the modern era of the sport.
2000 The FITB World Tchoukball Championship in Geneva. 6 countries, 3 continents.
2002 United Kingdom hosts the FITB World Tchoukball Championships at Loughborough. 7 countries, 3 continents.


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