In 2010, Beijing saw the first SportAccord World Combat Games take place under patronage of the International Olympic Committee (IOC). The event was a great success and ensured a sequel: the second World Combat Games on the 18–26th of October in Saint Petersburg, Russia. The IOC has again given its patronage to the games. Read More
Saturday the 18th of May will be a historical day for Muaythai, with the final of the Silk Road Cup taking place in Uzbekistan.
The story of the Silk Road is one of grand adventure. From China to India, through Southeast Asia, Persia, Arabia and into the ancient Mediterranean, the Silk Road once stretched through baking deserts, over treacherous mountain passes, and across lush landscapes.
The route was traveled by merchants and caravans, explorers, and conquerors in search of wealth, trade, and new lands. The result was a mix of culture and civilization which marked the history of our world.
On May 11, the Catalonian Championships will take place in El Vendrell, Tarragona.
The Polish Muaythai Against Drugs Festival ended on the evening of 21st of April in the city of Stargard Szczecinski. Muaythai Against Drugs is a worldwide campaign, which began ten years ago.
It focuses on encouraging disadvantaged children and youth to stay in school and make the most of their education. Learning the discipline and values of the cultural art of Muaythai, youth are able to find new opportunities in their lives and avoid a drug lifestyle.
On Saturday, 18th of May, the island of Funen will see its first ever amateur Muaythai event, in the island’s main city, Odense. Some people will know the city as the birthplace of Denmark’s famous author, Hans Christian Andersen.
As Denmark’s third largest city, Muaythai continues its expansion across the country, thanks to the work of the Danish Muaythai Federation.
The Czech Muaythai Association is holding its open MaXimus Cup, starting April 21st.
Tampere, Finland, will host the 4th Chitalada Showdown Muaythai Gala this Saturday, 6th of April.
The gala will feature five amateur fights, with three visiting Swedish opponents.
The first round of the Slovenian Muaythai League will take place March 30th in the town of Višnja Gora, featuring twenty participating gyms from ten countries.
The 5th round of the 8th season of Euroliga under patronage of IFMA will take place on the 23rd of March in Bratislava, Slovakia.
On march 4th at the unveiling of the WCG’s logo in the President Hall of RIA «Novosti» agency, the lovable cartoon characters of “Masha and the Bear” became the official WCG mascots.