Olympic Dignitaries Enjoying Muaythai


Many representatives from NOCs, the OCA and the IOC came to enjoy the electrifying atmosphere, the ancient traditions of muaythai during the 5th Asian Beach Games. Over 40 NOCs sent their representatives to the Semi and the Finals of the Muaythai event; Mr Husain Al-Mussalam, the Director General & Technical Director of the OCA, the Manager of Olympic Solidarity in Asia, Mr Olivier Niamkey,  the Presidents of both the NOCs of Thailand and Vietnam and so many other countries sat next to each other. Read More

IFMA leadership meets ANOC and OCA President 

IMG_0998 A special meeting took place between IFMA President, Dr Tapsuwan, IFMA General Secretary, Stephan Fox, FAMA Vice President, Dato Shahnaz Azmi, NOCT General Secretary, Maj.Gen. Charouck Arirachakaran and the Minister for Tourism and Sport, HE Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul. His Highness Sheikh Al-Sabah welcomed the delegation, showed his continued support towards Muaythai, especially with the sport being included in many multi sport games in Asia and also in the World Games, FISU world championships and so on.  Read More

Muaythai Officially Included in the 2017 SEA Games

Today is truly a historical day for our South East Asian member federations, as muaythai (muay) has been officially included into the SEA Games for the 2017 edition in Kuala Lumpur. Tan Sri Tunku Imran Tuanku Jaafar, President of the Olympic Council of Malaysia has announced the final 38 sports with the final 4 being judo, triathlon, fencing as the 3 Olympic sports and muaythai (muay) as the 4th and only non-Olympic sport to be added into the final 4 spots. Read More

Joint Meeting Between OCA, Minister of Tourism and Sports, IFMA and AIMS

An important joint meeting took place between the President of the Association of National Olympic Committees, President of the Olympic Council of Asia and newly elected FIFA Executive Board Member, His Royal Highness Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah, Thailand’s Minister of Tourism and Sports, Her Excellency Kobkarn Wattanavrangkul, IFMA President Dr Sakchye Tapsuwan and newly elected AIMS President and SportAccord Council Member Mr Stephan Fox. Read More

Congratulations to HRH Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah on His Re-election as ANOC President

Muaythai would like to congratulate HRH Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah on his Re-election as ANOC President. The re-election was held at last week’s historical XIX ANOC General Assembly held in Bangkok, Thailand, and Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah was re-elected as the ANOC President for the 2014-2018 term by the world’s 203 NOCs present at the General Assembly after a successful two year interim term at the helm of the organisation. Patrick Hickey was also re-elected as ANOC Senior Vice-President during the XIX ANOC General Assembly.

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OCA President Visits IFMA

Muaythai which is already fully recognised by the OCA received the highest honour when HRH Sheikh Ahmad Al-Fahad Al-Sabah, OCA President visited the IFMA team. Read More

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SportAccord & ANOC Sign MOU for Partnership

A new agreement has been officially signed between the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) and SportAccord in Lausanne today.  Read More