Today saw the arrival of many muaythai teams for the first World University Championships in Thailand, with more expected tomorrow. FISU president Oleg Matytsin said the athletes are part of a new wave of sports joining FISU with 34 events being held globally.
Julia Govinden with Minister of Tourism and Sport His Excellency Weerasak Kowsurat launching United Through Sports
Social projects are a natural fit for the muaythai community; the spirit of respect and solidarity in the sport means helping those less fortunate and uniting to bring change is a natural fit. Four months since the launch of the United Through Sports campaign, under patronage of the IOC, the partnership between SportAbility and IFMA with support from the wider sports family is showing results. Read More
Gunter Plank, head referee European Muaythai Federation
During a muaythai bout, the focus is naturally on the two athletes. But of course there is a third person; the referee. Ensuring fair play and safety for all as they go for gold. Read More