Lebanon will host an A class event in a 8000 seater Zouk Mikael-Nouhad Nawal stadium. There will be two world title fights on the card one male and one female. Thai superstar Pakorn Pk Saenchai, former WMC world champion, Ratchadamern champion and Lumphinee champion Vs Morgan Adrar from France WMC European champion. Read More
Thursday the 4th of May will be another historic day for Muaythai as it will feature the Opening of the 2017 World Championships in the beautiful city of Minsk and for the first time, the IFMA athletes will march in the arena as IOC recognised federations.
The Chair of of the IFMA Athletes Comission, Janice Lyn stated that, “…the athletes from all 5 continents are super excited. many of their federations, already recognised by the National Olympic Committees, but now, being officially part of the five rings, gives everyone a sense of pride and an Olympic feel.”
The Integrity in Sport National Workshop was held in Bangkok today by IOC in conjunction with Interpol with a focus on global capacity building and Training. The workshop was headed by IOC Integrity Manager, Ms Ingrid Beutler, Interpol Integrity in Sport, Project Manager Ms. Daniela Giuffré and Interpol Integrity in Sport, Training Officer Mr. Dieter Braekeveld, who delivered and facilitated informative and insightful discussions on Competition Manipulation, Integrity risks, Legislation and Regulation to Protect the Integrity of Sport, Combatting Competition Manipulation and Establishing Good Governance.
A special celebration took place celebrating the recognition of the International Cheer Union and the International Federation Muaythai Amateur. It was a truly memorable night with over 300 sport personalities there to congratulate both sporting federations. SportAccord/GAISF President Patrick Baumann, IWGA President Jose Perurena, FISU President Oleg Matytsin, ARISF President, Raffaele Chiulli, IOC Sport Director Kit McConnell, Head of IF Stakeholder Relations Jenny Mann and many others filled the room. Read More
Two of the world’s best females and multiple IFMA champions Isa Tidblad (Sweden) and Antonina Shevchenko (Peru) will be centre stage at Phoenix 2 in Lebanon where they will go head to head for the prestigious WMC World Title. Read More
The sixth Arabic Muaythai Championship took place in Beirut from the 30th March to the 2nd April. The event was organised by the Lebanese Muaythai federation and under the banner of the Arab Muaythai Federation, sanctioned by IFMA. Read More
The world recognized Combat Sports and Martial Arts IF leaders convened for the Combat Games meeting under the leadership of the Combat Games Commission. The meeting, held on the 6th of April during the SportAccord Convention was hailed a huge success with the World Combat Games set to return in 2019 after the show of overwhelming support by the international federations. Read More
The Denmark SportAccord Convention 2017 was hailed a great success by all delegates. The last day saw the General Assembly with important decisions on the agenda, shaping the future of SportAccord. Read More
President of the IWGA, José Perurena, has signed a broadcasting contract with Manolo Romero, the Managing Director of International Sports Broadcasting (ISB), for The World Games 2017. Polish ATM is the host broadcaster of the Games, appointed by the Wroclaw Organising Committee, and ISB will work with ATM to cover the events live from the venues during the Games. The ISB will also create a 24/7 permanent channel for the Games together with the Olympic Channel. Read More
Three platforms, 400 artists, symphony orchestra, dance groups and music stars. The World Games Opening Ceremony will be an impressive start to the biggest multi-sport event of the year! Read More
The AIMS Conference has become an important and unique part of the yearly SportAccord Convention. This year, the theme was the Social Responsibility and Cooperation of Sporting Federations. The AIMS family, under the presidency of SportAccord / GAISF Vice President Stephan Fox welcomed many keynote speakers and presenters. Read More