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Muaythai Back in the Motherland

Thailand, like any other country in the world, had to face and is still facing so many challenges of covid-19 and certainly muaythai is no exception. The National Muaythai Association of Thailand has been working closely with IFMA to host the 2021 IFMA World Championships together with the Royal Thai Government in the Motherland in […]

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The Best of the Best

Hungary has become one of the leading muaythai forces in Europe and over the last few years have put their names down in the medal tables both on the continental and world level. Ukraine is one of the leading muaythai countries in the world and one of the founding members of both IFMA and EMF […]

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History is made at the 31st IFMA Muaythai South American Championships

Rio de Janerio is a town with a proud sporting history. Everyone remembers the historical Olympic Games 2016, FIFA World Cup 2014 and so many premiere sporting events. The Confederacao Brasileira de Muaythai Tradicional (CBMTT) is a fully recognized federation and sport in Brazil recognized by the Brazilian Olympic Committee and CBMTT is a proud […]

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Virtual Championship Gives Opportunities to Sport Is Your Gang Team Philippines

This year’s Virtual Championships not only opened participation for the IFMA members, but also to members running Sport Is Your Gang programmes to engage marginalised youth in their communities through muaythai. Not only did the Muaythai Association of the Philippines (MAP) enter an incredibly strong team to represent the nation at this year’s virtuals, but […]

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Muaythai Mourns the Loss of Zack Taumafi

The muaythai family is deeply saddened by the passing of Zack Taumafi. Zack was one of the pioneers of martial arts and muaythai in Samoa and Australia and in his later years in the United Arab Emirates. Zack was known for his pleasant personality, character and his innovative approach. Our deepest sympathies go to his family as we understand that they are all […]

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End of Day one of the VC2021

IFMA participants from around the world have finished their first competition day in the IFMA World Virtual Championships 2021 as the judges of the Virtual Championships log on to judge and score over 100 matches in the first round. There have been many close decisions on who will make it to the second round.  While the physical […]

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WADA Publishes 2022 Prohibited List

Agency calls on athletes, entourage and all stakeholders to note major modifications concerning the use of salbutamol and injectable glucocorticoids The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) is pleased to publish the 2022 List of Prohibited Substances and Methods (List); the 2022 Summary of Major Modifications and Explanatory Notes; and the 2022 Monitoring Program. The 2022 List was approved by WADA’s […]

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Let the Games Begin

The World Virtual Championships 2021 started with over 70 countries participating in different disciplines, including wai kru, shadow boxing, mai muay, max fit, and shadow refereeing.  IFMA President Dr Sakchye Tapsuwan welcomed the participants on the virtual platform, highlighted the solidarity of the IFMA family during these challenging times again, and praised the IFMA family’s innovation and […]