Day Three already at the IFMA World Cup in Kazan and we are as they say approaching the business end of the tournament with The World Games places looming large! Read More
The Philippines hold their national championships on December 15th and the countdown is on now for athletes around the country. Read More
It was a full house with journalists from around the world at the Kazan Muaythai World Cup press conference at the Basket Hall Arena with special addresses from the Minister of Youth and Sports Affairs of the Republic of Tatarstan Vladimir Leonov, Russian Muaythai Federation President Dmitry Putilin and IFMA General Secretary Stephan Fox. Read More
IFMA athletes have gathered again to battle for a place at The World Games 2017 in Wroclaw, Poland. And we’re delighted Hansel and Gretel, the mascots for the 2017 Games have joined us once more!
They are now working with IFMA on our project to end violence against women in partnership with UN-Women under the #heforshe banner. Read More
Thrills and spills were the order of the day in Kazan during Day Two as the competition ramped up across the two rings. Read More
The first bouts of the IFMA World Cup in Kazan have taken place, with male and female athletes from around the world competing for 11 places at The World Games next summer in Wroclaw. Read More
Lit by pulsing strobe lights, the stage was set for athletes representing their countries to introduce their flags to the cheering crowd at the Kazan IFMA World Cup. Time for the first steps on the Road to Wroclaw for some of our athletes as the battle for places at The World Games continues. Read More
Athletes and officials from around the world represented their countries today at the weigh-ins and checks for the opening of the IFMA World Cup in Kazan.
This exciting tournament is also a qualifier for The World Games in Wroclaw next year, with the gold medal winners from 11 weigh categories in male and female divisions going on to that multi-sport tournament. Read More
In IFMA we like to talk about being a family and for some of our athletes that term has even more meaning than most!
These triplets from New Zealand all competed at the IFMA Youth Championships last year. Yes, that’s one fit and healthy family. We don’t imagine there is a lot of chocolate or ice-cream in their fridge even though they are so young. Read More
Athletes from 35 countries have been invited to participate in the next round of World Games qualifiers for Muaythai. 280 athletes will compete in 11 weight divisions over 4 days of intense competition to book their spot for the 2017 World Games. Read More
Gender Equality is a subject near and dear to the heart of IFMA, an organisation deeply committed to the motion, long before it became the newest “Social Initiative” kid on the block…
While may be many other sports work hard to breach the gender gap, in Muaythai, the female competitors have taken centre stage. In the next seven days, many events will take place around the world. Stockholm will see the next 2 female athletes, Sofia Olofsson from Sweden, the 2 time IFMA world champion who received the highest honour in getting the Queen’s Trophy in Thailand last year will see the rematch against the Asian and Thai Champion Parita Padpho. Read More
The International University Sports Federation is one of the strongest IOC partner organisations gathering the youth from around the world under its umbrella. Read More