After previous editions, in Turkey, Uzbekistan, Russia, Malaysia, it was Bangkok’s turn to host the Youth Conference as part of the Youth World Championship 2016. The theme was Youth, Education and the Future of Sport. The ball room at the Ambassador Hotel was packed to capacity with 800 athletes and officials from all 5 continents […]
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History was made earlier this year at the International Federation of Muaythai Amateur (IFMA) World Championships when Mireim El Moubarik of Morocco became the first woman to win a medal in the sport wearing a hijab. Moubarik’s gold medal victory came only one year after IFMA’s decision to amend their constitution to include the full […]
24th September to 4th October we’ll see amazing Asian Beach Games held in Vietnam which is one of the highlights of the IFMA and FAMA agenda. The events under the patronage of the Olympic Council of Asia will see some of the most exiting sports, and one of them is muaythai.
A special celebration took place in Hong Kong to celebrate the 15th year inauguration of the Hong Kong Muaythai Association (HKMTA). HKMTA is solely recognised by the Sports Federation and Olympic Committee of Hong Kong, China and is one of the leading muaythai federations in the world, in fact per capita the biggest with over […]
The beautiful city of Cheongju will be the host for the 2016 world martial arts masterships held from the 2nd to the 8th of September. Taekwondo, Wushu, Kendo, Judo , Kurash, Ju-Jitsu, Sambo, Kickboxing and Muaythai will all send their top athletes to this event. The slogan is martial arts for one world, one world […]
An important coordination meeting took place between representatives of the Royal Thai Games, Department of Physical Education, and Ministry of Tourism and Sport, the Tourism Authority of Thailand, the city of Bangkok, the Amateur Muaythai Association of Thailand under Royal patronage and IFMA, the world Governing body for amateur muaythai.
The South East Asian Games Council comprising of 11 National Olympic Committees have just convened in Kuala Lumpur for an important meeting, where one of the topics is the confirmation of the 38 sports for the 2017 SEA Games. Muaythai (Muay), under IFMA has been announced as one of the 38 sports included in this […]
Youth teams from all over the world are getting ready to become part of the biggest muaythai event for junior divisions in the world. The Championships will take place in the capital of the Kingdom of Thailand, Bangkok. The event will showcase the future of muaythai, a friendly competition where athletes can make friends for […]
A special honour come to the world famous muaythai show – Muaythai Live when SportAccord President Patrick Baumann was guest of honour in the house. Muaythai Live which is located in one of Bangkok’s most beautiful areas Riverside Asiatique is built in the five star theatre style showcasing the history of muaythai from the ancient […]