International Journal of Ethnosport
and Traditional Games

The International Journal of Ethnosport and Traditional Games founded in 2019 by the Russian Heritage Institute on the proposal of the International non-governmental organization World Ethnosport Society. The journal is a network semiannual peer-reviewed scientific publication. The journal is published in two official UN languages – Russian and English:

Russian Edition – ISSN 2686-7265

English Edition – ISSN 2686-9314

Founder and publisher: Likhatchev Russian Research Institute for Cultural and Natural Heritage (Russian Heritage Institute). Publisher's address: Bersenevskaya emb., 18-20-22, building 3, Moscow, 119072, Russia. E-mail: 

The journal is registered by the Federal Service for Supervision of Communications, Information Technology and Mass Media: Media Registration Certificate El. No. FS77-76251 of July 12, 2019.

The Editorial Board of the journal autonomously select and review articles, correspond with authors, establish contacts and interact with library and scientometric organizations, as well as various associations of scientists. E-mail to contact:

The mission of the journal is to publish the results of scientific research on anthropology, cultural studies and economics of ethnosport and traditional games. The editorial policy is in line with UNESCO programs for the preservation of intangible cultural heritage, dialogue of cultures and the promotion of cultural diversity for the sustainable development of society.

The journal interacts with universities and research centers, government agencies and non-governmental organizations.

The feature of the journal is the dynamic nature of the formation of numbers. Immediately after the approval of the editorial articles are published on the website of the journal. The number of articles in the issue is not regulated. The Editorial Board sets at its deadlines for the reception of articles in the issues.

Authors can send articles in any of the official languages of the publication – Russian or English, the translation is done by the Editorial Board of the journal or by the author himself. Publication of articles for authors is free. Mandatory review of articles is made by the Editorial Board.

The journal texts are open access, allowed to use under the terms of the CC BY-SA. The articles are assigned a unique DOI code. The journal is indexed in scientometric and bibliographic databases:

Russian Science Citation Index

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Russia Russia, Moscow

Plekhanov Russian University of Economics (Moscow)

Academic Department Sports Industry Management and Marketing

associate prof., Dr. Alexey Kylasov

China China, Beijing

General Association of Asia-Pacific Sports Federations

Committee of Traditional Sports and Games

Brazil Brazil, Maranhao

Universidade Federal do Maranhao

Healthcare Faculty, Phsycology Academic Department

Mongolia Mongolia, Ulaanbaatar

UNESCO International Institute for the Study of Nomadic Civilizations

Department of International Cooperation

France France, Paris

University of Paris V Rene Decart (Paris)

Training Centers for Active Education Methods (CEMEA)

Canada Canada, Montreal

Ethnosport Canada Society

The Board

Germany Germany, Tubingen

Eberhard Karls-University (Tubingen)

Department of Social and Cultural Anthropology

Hungary Hungary, Budapest

European Representatives Office GAAPSF

Representatives of the GAAPSF TSG Committee

Russia Russia, Moscow

Federal Scientific Center of Physical Education and Sport

Doctoral Studies Department

Republic of South Africa Republic of South Africa, Pretoria

Indigenous Games Festival

Administration of Festival

Kyrgyzstan Kyrgyzstan, Bishkek

Kyrgyz National University named after J. Balasagyn

Faculty of International relations and Oriental studies

Ethiopia Ethiopia, Mekelle

Mekelle University

Research & Post-Graduate Coordinator of Sport Science Departmen

Gambia Gambia, Banjul

Ministry of Youth and Sports

Directorate of Planing and Programmes

France France, Paris

National Institute of Oriental Languages ​​and Civilizations (INALCO)

Department of Nomadic Civilizations Study

Poland Poland, Poznan

Poznan University of Physical Education

Section of Traditional Sports and Sport Ethnology

Russia Russia, Moscow

Russian State University of Physical Education, Sport, Youth and Tourism

Chair of Theory and Methodology of Combat Sports

China China, Shandong

Shandong Normal University

Academic Department of Phisical Education and Sports

Russia Russia, Surgut

Surgut State University

Institute of Humanities and Sport

Spain Spain, Castelló de la Plana

University Jaume I

Social and Human Science Faculty

Portugal Portugal, Coimbra

University of Coimbra

Faculty of Sport Sciences and Physical Education

Spain Spain, Lleida

University of Lleida

National Institute of Physical Education of Catalonia

Denmark Denmark, Odense

University of Southern Denmark

Department of Sports Science and Clinical Biomechanics

Latvia Latvia, Riga

World Strongmen Federation


Russia Russia, Cheboksary

Yakovlev Chuvash State Pedagogical University

Volkov Research Institute of Ethnopedagogy

Australia Australia, Canberra

Yulunga Traditional Indigenous Games Sports School

Department of Development


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