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THE WORLD GAMES GREATEST ATHLETE OF ALL TIME

Special year – special vote: this year we celebrate 40 years of The World Games, and have a special vote planned for this purpose: The World Games Greatest Athlete of All Time! Member federations have nominated 25 candidates for the online vote, and the list will be published immediately after New Year, on 4 January 2021. […]

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Athletes Get Honoured For Their Achievements

The IFMA Virtual Muaythai Championships was a big hit around the world with over 30,000 athletes participating.  The finals had medal winners from around the world and many of them have been honoured by the NOCs, Sport Authorities. This showcases that regardless of the circumstances that we must give opportunity to athletes and especially to […]

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In Memory of King Rama 9

The IFMA international office joined over 20 mln in Thailand for the Buddhists chanting ceremony in loving memory of King Rama 9.  Over 40,000 temples nationwide commemorate the birthday of the late King Bhumibol AdulyadejThe day is also celebrated as a national day and father’s day.  His Majesty the King Bhumibol Adulyadej was at the […]

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Today Marks the Celebration of Human Rights Day

The date was chosen to honor the United Nations General Assembly’s adoption and proclamation, on 10 December 1948, of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR), the first global enunciation of human rights and one of the first major achievements of the new United Nations. The Universal Declaration of Human Rights (UDHR) is an international […]

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PEARL OF PHILIPPINE SPORTS

IF you saw Pearl Managuelod in a room full of outstanding women leaders and were asked to guess her occupation, the last thing you’d pick would be a muaythai official. But that’s alright, because you’d also probably never guess she is a real-life General’s Daughter and mother of two teenage boys. Managuelod is a cut above […]

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THE WORLD GAMES SPORTS CONFIRMED FOR PARIS 2024 SUMMER OLYMPICS

Breaking, a modern DanceSport discipline with youth appeal, has been confirmed as part of the final line-up for the Paris 2024 Olympics. Breaking will join Surfing, Skateboarding and Sport Climbing, which will be in the programme for the second time after debuting at the Tokyo Games to be held in 2021. This will be the […]

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IFMA’s Family Grows to 146

To become a fully recognized IFMA member federation, you must go through a strict process which includes being a properly registered national federation with working principles to anti-doping, youth development, gender equality, athletes commission and the list goes on. The IFMA Membership Commission must see all these criteria in working and functioning manner before becoming […]

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IFMA Executive Committee Welcomes Two New Members

IFMA is truly proud to grow together with its national federations and their leaders in different positions. Every year Muyathai representatives are taking important roles in the IFMA structure and in their national bodies for sports, Olympic Committees and Ministries of Sport. At the recent Annual General Meeting IFMA was proud to announce the nomination […]