Muaythai at the SportAccord Convention Recap

Muaythai was again one of the main attractions at the 2015 Sport Convention from the 19th to the 24th of April. IFMA’s exhibition booth at the convention had over 1500 visitors over the 3 days, and over 1000 information packages promoting Muaythai as a cultural art form, self-defense, fitness, and competition sport were given out to delegates and representatives from the world of sport. Read More

Honour for IFMA at the SportAccord Awards

Another great honour went to IFMA. President Dr Sakchye Tapsuwan was nominated as one of the commission members for the SportAccord Awards on Euronews.

IFMA received this honour as the winner of the 2014 Spirit of Sport Award, and IFMA President Dr Sakchye stated that it was a true honour to be a part of the fantastic group to finalize the award ceremony for the evening. Read More

2018 World Combat Games Meeting

The President of the Olympic Committee of Peru, Mr José Quiñones González, chaired the first meeting for the upcoming 2018 World Combat Games, together with SportAccord President, Mr Marius L. Vizer. The 2018 World Combat Games will be held in Lima, Peru, and the SportAccord Convention was the perfect location to hold a meeting where representatives from the various world combat sports would be able to attend.

Representatives from the 16 Olympic and non-Olympic martial arts and combat sports were present at the meeting to discuss and plan for the upcoming World Combat Games. Read More