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IFMA National Federations New Year Briefing

Over 100 National Federations joined the 2021 New Year Briefing discussing the pandemic and post-pandemic plans. The session included information on the 2021-2022 IFMA Event Calendar, a briefing on the updated Anti-Doping Rules and Prohibited List and the IFMA Education Program in the form of the One Standard Muaythai (OSM) Virtual academy platform.   IFMA […]

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Southeast Asia Prepares for SEA Games 2021

The 31st SEA Games will be held in Hanoi, Vietnam from 21st November to December 2nd 2021 and Muaythai is one of the included sports. Muaythai has achieved great success in the last SEA Games editions in the Philippines, Malaysia and is committed to repeating that success in the forthcoming edition in Vietnam. This success can be […]

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SPORT FOR REFUGEES COALITION: FROM PLEDGES TO ACTIONS

At the first ever Global Refugee Forum last year, the International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the Olympic Refuge Foundation (ORF), in close collaboration with the UN Refugee Agency (UNHCR), announced the creation of an unprecedented global initiative: a Sport Coalition committed to building a better world for refugees through sport. As the Coalition celebrates its […]

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WADA 2021 LIST OF PROHIBITED SUBSTANCES AND METHODS NOW IN FORCE

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) reminds athletes and all other stakeholders that its 2021 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods (List) entered into force since (1 January). The 2021 List, which has been redesigned in order to improve navigation and usability for athletes and their support personnel, was approved by WADA’s Executive Committee (ExCo) during […]

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SOFIA OLOFSSON CANDIDATES FOR THE WORLD GAMES GREATEST ATHLETE OF ALL TIME!!

Multiple champions at The World Games, World Record breakers or holders, true heroes of their sport: the 24 candidates for The World Games Greatest Athlete of All Time vote have been published! There are candidates from all editions of The World Games’ 40-year long history, and they represent 24 different sports, as nominated by their International Federations. […]

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IOC PRESIDENT HIGHLIGHTS INCREASED ROLE OF SPORT AND SOLIDARITY IN NEW YEAR’S MESSAGE

For International Olympic Committee (IOC) President Thomas Bach, the Olympic community has managed to turn what has been a unique and challenging 2020 into lessons and opportunities.   In his New Year’s video message sent to the Olympic community today, President Bach recalls how the role of sport in different aspects of society has been […]

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New Year Message from IFMA President Dr. Sakchye Tapsuwan

Dear IFMA Family, On behalf of the IFMA Executive, I would like to wish you health and happiness for the year to come. We all had to face many challenges in 2020 but with IFMA’s solidarity we have grown closer together and have turned many of the challenges into opportunities and most importantly, we kept […]

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Season’s Greetings from the IFMA

To all our  wonderful Friends, Stakeholders, Partners and Family Well 2020 certainly had very different plans for us all didn’t it!Despite everything that COVID-19 has thrown at us, the world of sport has shown its resilience and determination. We are incredibly proud of everything we have achieved in spite of the challenging landscape of 2020 and […]