Brazil is gearing up for next year’s IFMA World Cup event with an event in Niterói, nicknamed Smile City, across the bay from Rio De Janiero. Read More
Saturday 13th in Geneva saw the 1st Swiss Kids & Junior Championships, organised by Carl Emery of the Swiss Muaythai Nertwork, IFMA’s member National Federation in Switzerland. Read More
Krakow, Poland is set to host one of the biggest European Championships this year from the 21st to the 28th of September. Over 40 European countries will be sending Muaythai athletes and officials to participate in this highly anticipated event. Read More
Sustainability through sport in this day and age is a key factor which must be implemented into any program or event conducted by IFMA in order to take the environment and community into account through collaborating with the onsite locals and authorities. By implementing the important principles of sustainability into IFMA’s program and event operations, IFMA is able to create opportunities for sustainable development, environmental protection, education and socio-economic development.
To read up more on IFMA’s sustainability initiative that was carried out in Langkawi, Malaysia during the 2014 World Championships, click here for an in-depth report.
The wait is almost over for online gaming enthusiasts! SportAccord begins the countdown to the launch of the 4th edition of the World Mind Games Online Tournament on the 15th of September. The tournament, featuring bridge, chess and go, is being organized by SportAccord in partnership with RSportz, the community-based global sports network and online platforms BridgeBase Online, Chess.com and Pandanet. Read More
IOC President meets with INTERPOL Secretary General to discuss joint action plan to protect clean athletes
International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach and INTERPOL Secretary General Ronald K. Noble met today at the IOC headquarters in Lausanne to advance collaboration on the protection of sport from corruption, particularly the manipulation of competition through betting. Read More
Chinese Taipei has become a very strong member of IFMA and FAMA in the past years, and Muaythai in Chinese Taipei is still growing at a steady pace. Chinese Taipei had one the leading junior teams in last nears World Championships and they represented their National Federation honourably.
Amman, Jordan has received the honour to host the Arabs Muaythai Championship with around 20 Arabic countries participating. The championship will be under the patronage of HE Prince Nawaf, the brother of King Abdullah, King of Jordan.