The 2014 IFMA and EMF European Championship will be another milestone for Muaythai in Europe. The biggest number of countries and participants has already been confirmed and it will be an event tailored for the athletes and spectators with many activates planned.
Dear friends and colleagues, here is our September 2014 Newsletter. You can also download the pdf file through the link provided.
FAMA General Secretary and again elected President of the Singapore Muaythai association, Mervyn Tan will continue with the vision to grow MUAYTHAI in Singapore to the highest possible level. This must be done with the proper youth development work.
President of the International Basketball Association (AIBA) C K Wu was on hand in the Talgar region of Kazakhstan to officially open a new Boxing Academy that will become the centre for the development of the sport. Read More
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