The first meeting of the newly elected Executive Committee of the International Federation of Sports Medicine (FIMS) with 2018-2022 mandate met at the Maison du Sport International in Lausanne, Switzerland on the 12th March 2019. The Executive Committee meeting was opened by Prof. Uğur Erdener, IOC Vice President and Chairman of the Medical & Scientific Commission. Particular highlights of the meeting included the approval of the composition of the new FIMS Commissions and the signing of an MOU between FIMS and Panathlon in the presence of its President  Pierre Zappelli.