A two day gathering took place in Malaysia organised by the Malaysian National Olympic Committee and the national Ministry of Youth and Sports. His Excellency, Mr. Khairy Jamaluddin the Minister for Youth and Sports, addressed all the athletes, for them to work sincerely and enthusiastically to represent Malaysia, their families, their sport and most importantly, themselves. Read More
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
The hard work of IFMA in promoting female Muaythai has finally paid off, as female Muaythai has been included in the SEA Games. The SEA Games, under the umbrella of IFMA and FAMA (under IFMA) will be staged in Thailand from the 6th to the 12th of December.
It was IFMA who staged the first female World Cup and has promoted female Muaythai very strongly around the world.
The President of IFMA, Dr Sakchye Tapsuwan, and President of FAMA, HE Mr Karim Massimov, Prime Minister of the Republic of Kazakhstan held an important meeting last month in Kazakhstan to discuss these developments.