With exactly two years to go to the opening ceremony of The World Games 2022, a detailed Sports Programme for the official sports, including disciplines and events, has been published. IFMA President stated, muaythai is looking forward towards The World Games 2022 and IFMA is proud to be part of The World Games. It is […]
The Muaythai Association of the Philippines (MAP) under the leadership of General Lucas Managuelod, IFMA Executive Board Member, cares about their members and the community. The Muaythai Association of the Philippines (MAP), fully recognised by the NOC and Philippine Sports Commission, ensured that all members got government support during this crisis but also that their members […]
Athletes from around the world are arriving in Bangkok to register for the IFMA World Championships. Some of the PanAmerican teams were some of the first to arrive with Team Columbia, USA, and Peru. South Africa was the first African team arriving while Australia was the first from Oceania. Team Russia and team Italy were […]
Seven days of festivities and over 100,000 visitors came to an end in a beautiful closing ceremony involving 150+ performers. It was a week of ancient traditions, heroes came alive, as festival goers were transported back for 300 years, transforming the sport complex at the Sport Authority of Thailand into a beautiful festival ground. The […]
The 2018 general assembly of the World Martial Arts Masterships Committee was held in Cheongju, Korea under the chairmanship of the esteemed governor of Cheongju province, Governor Si Jong Lee. Representatives from around the world traveled to Cheongju to participate in the World Martial Arts Leaders Forum which saw many important speakers such as Emmanuel Mendibure […]
There is only one Olympic Capital in the world, it is the City of Lausanne. Muaythai was recognised by the International Olympic Committee in 2016, as the sole organisation for the art and sport of muaythai under the Five Rings. IFMA is the governing body for Muaythai and muaythai has been included in many Olympic […]
Lebanon may be a country small in size but definitely not in heart. Lebanese Muaythai federation under the auspices of Sami Kiblawi who is also IFMA Executive Board member is one of the oldest Muaythai members in the region and produced many world-class athletes. Who can forget little Ramadan Ondash who stole the hearts of […]
Today saw the final bouts of the tournament with young athletes competing for gold, silver and bronze medals in Bangkok for the finals of the youth muaythai tournament.
Organisers of Ashgabat 2017 has unveiled the design of the medals that will be used during the fifth Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games in September.
Muaythai in Afghanistan is a very popular combat sport and martial art, fully recognised by their National Olympic Committee and is one of the power houses in Asia. Afghanistan muaythai under Mr. Amir Hussaini has done some outstanding work in grassroots development and also in the IFMA gender equality programme. In 2016, they were awarded the […]