The 2015 SportAccord IF Forum, Lausanne 11 – 13 November. “Governance in Sport” will be one of the main focuses on the conference program for this important forum which will be opened by the President of the IOC, Dr. Thomas Bach. The opening address will be done by the President of ASIOF (Association of Summer […]
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Korea is a country with a proud Martial art tradition, with Taekwondo under the World Taekwondo Federation being a proud participant in the Olympic games. For the last 10 years, every year the Korean Martial Art festival has taken place, where muaythai has been one of the founding members to promote muaythai as a cultural […]
At the General Assembly in Lausanne the International University Sports Federation (FISU) has elected a new Executive Board with Russia’s Oleg Matytsin appointed as the new FISU President. IOC President Thomas Bach also visited the FISU General Assembly giving a welcome address to all the participants.
On behalf of the IFMA Executive Board, IFMA Commissions, all officials and athletes within the world muaythai community, we wish to express our deepest condolences on the passing of Marta Kałuża-Tomasiak, the referee of the Polish Muaythai Federation who recently lost her arduous battle with cancer. Her death is no doubt a great loss to […]
IFMA has published more than 15 books over the last 20 years promoting all aspects of the art and sport of muaythai. The new book just has been released titled Muaythai Revealed. 172 pages of images shot by Richard Juilliart, the official four time Olympic Games photographer. Richard is one of the most famous sport […]
‘Shining sea, bright future’ is the official slogan of the 5th Asian Beach Games. It will be the second time for Vietnam to host an Asia level multi-sports event, after Hanoi held Asian Indoor Games (2009) and Southeast Asian Games (2003).
Mr. Yeo needs no introduction in the world of sport, one of the highest decorated judokas in the world, a 9th Dan former President of Korean Judo Association. He is a highly decorated member of sport community, Vice President of Korean Judo Association, President of Examination Committee of Korean Judo Associaion, Vice President of Seoul Athletic Association, […]
For the first time in history the royal family of Thailand has gracefully donated four trophies for this event. His Majesty King Bhumibol Adulyadej, Her Majesty Queen Sirikij, His Royal Highness Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn and Her Royal Highness Princess Maha Chakri Sirindhorn have each respectively donated a trophy.
The Royal World Cup promises to be a new experience for many nations making it the biggest muaythai competition ever held. Each continent across the world has sent us new countries along with the corresponding muaythai federations, who will usher in their athletes to the Royal World Cup giving them valuable insight and experience on the […]