IFMA’s Sport Is Your Gang initiative wins the Spirit of Sport Awards 2014

The most prestigious award for using the power of sport to make a difference has been awarded to Muaythai at the 2014 SportAccord Convention in Belek, Turkey.

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First official meeting for the 2017 World Games

The first meeting on TWG 2017 took place between, Operative Director Hanna Domagala, the CEO of the IGWA Joachim Gossow, IFMA General Stephan Fox, IFMA Sport Director Charissa Tynan, President of Polish Muaythai Federation and General Secretary of the European Muaythai Federation Rafall Szlachta. Read More

IFMA’s membership and Muaythai’s inclusion into the Official Sports Program for the World Games 2017

The official IWGA flag was presented to IFMA President Dr.Sakchye Tapsuwan by IWGA Board Member Tom Dielen at the SportAccord Convention today. Read More

Muaythai booth, popular at the 2014 SportAccord Convention in Belek, Turkey.

Many high profile personalities from the international sporting world came to visit IFMA.

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1700 participants from the world of sports such as IOC, National Olympic Committees, World recognised international sport federations and all leaders in sports joined the opening ceremony of the 2014 SportAccord Convention. Read More


24 SportAccord recognised federations which form the Alliance of Independent Members of SportAccord (AIMS) met in Belek to discuss the important issues such as Fair Play, Sport Integrity and the strategy of cooperation toward IOC recognition. Read More


The muaythai morning workout session has become an institution at the SportAccord Convention with this year’s installment aptly called Good Morning Belek. From Dubai, to London, to Quebec, St.Petersburg and now Belek, the morning workout is growing in popularity year by year. Read More

World Games and Association of Recognised International Sport Federations welcome dinner

On the opening day of the SportAccord Convention in Belek, a special dinner was arranged between all of the IOC recognised sports and IWGA members. Read More

Muaythai Included in The World Games 2017

Just last year, IFMA became a proud member of the International World Games Association at the annual General Assembly of IWGA in St.Petersburg at the SportAccord Convention 2013. History was made yet again at this year’s AGM when muaythai was included into the Official Sports Program amongst 29 other sports participating in 2017 World Games in Wroclaw, Poland.

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IFMA welcomes new IWGA President

José Perurena succeeded Ron Froehlich, who was President for more than two decades, and his programme starts today, with a breakfast meeting of his new-look Board of SportAccord Convention and the promise: “We will bring the World Games to the next level.” Read More