Only dopes do diuretics – clean youth muaythai championships raises awareness of Anti-doping

Skylah Hamill celebrating a clean win for Australia – with Dr Erdogan, referee and medical doctor IFMA

All doping tests done at the youth Muaythai championships came back negative, a result welcomed by the IFMA Medical Committee. The IFMA message has always been clean Muaythai and winning with honour but in the past a lack of understanding especially around diuretics like Furosemide may have led to mistakes. Read More

IFMA medical commission works with doctors to keep muaythai safe and clean

Dr Neo Theima Lekaukau watching muaythai contests during the European Championships

Dr Neo Theima Lekaukau watching muaythai contests during the European Championships

Muaythai athletes competing at IFMA events know they’re in safe hands with every organiser following the same rules for health and safety. Local medical teams work with the IFMA medical commission experts to ensure a safe and clean muaythai tournament for all the athletes. Read More

Youth conference addresses a healthy muaythai life

Maile Eugenio Caras USA speaks at the Youth Conference

During the IFMA Youth World Championships, the world’s young muaythai leaders join together for a conference discussing muaythai from their standpoint. This year IFMA youth from 79 countries come together in the athletes’ hotel to discuss doping, education and sport. Read More