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
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
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.
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
A new agreement has been officially signed between the Association of National Olympic Committees (ANOC) and SportAccord in Lausanne today. Read More
26 Asian countries sent official teams to the 4th Asian Indoor Martial Art Games and the overall performance of the athletes have shown that the sport of muaythai is truly safe in Asia.