Parkour Earth chief executive Eugene Minogue has accused the International Olympic Committee (IOC) of "standing idly by" while the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) "usurped" the discipline as he warned the organisation may take their grievance to the European Commission.
FIG members at Baku Congress lobbied by worldwide parkour communities to vote no to incorporation in gymnastics
Numerous members of the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) who have gathered in the Azerbaijan capital of Baku for the sport's Congress tomorrow and Monday (December 3) have received open letters from their own parkour communities imploring them not to vote for the activity to become an official FIG discipline.
Jump, or if you prefer, vault back just over two years ago to the point where Bruno Grandi, the grand old man of the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG), was about to give way as President to one of two men.
International Gymnastics Federation claims 2018 will be "year of achievements" for parkour as dispute continues
The International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) has said that 2018 will be "a year of achievements for parkour" - a statement which is bound to anger opponents of the governing body's move into the discipline.
Parkour Earth has written an open letter where they reveal they are taking their dispute with the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) to the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS).
A long-awaited meeting between the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) and a new parkour governing body is due to take place here tomorrow.
Parkour Earth, the new organisation claiming to be responsible for the running of the sport, have issued a deadline of September 15 for the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) to agree to an "urgent meeting".
The International Parkour Federation (IPF) have said their application to be recognised as parkour's official International Federation (IF) is still pending following the launch of another organisation - Parkour Earth - within the sport.
Parkour Earth has today been officially established as the International Federation for the sport as the ongoing row with the International Gymnastics Federation (FIG) continues.