April 16, 2020, IFMA and UTS launched the #MuaythaiConnects Social and Active Challenge in the wake of the pandemic in an effort to create opportunity, to promote positivity and to come together in solidarity at a time when the world was required to socially distance themselves to try to contain the spread of the virus. […]
It was a true honour for AIMS President, SportAccord Vice President and IFMA General Secretary Stephan Fox to have been invited during their time at the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, to speak on the topic of Youth and Sustainable Development Goals at an exclusive event hosted by UN-Habitat and Nexus Brazil.
Muaythai is a combat sport and martial art which integrates sport, cultural understanding, and education. Already recognized by SportAccord, the Olympic Council of Asia, the International World Games Association, and TAFISA, another world sporting organization, Fédération internationale du sport universitaire (FISU) has recognized Muaythai and included it in their World University Championship sport program. The first […]
It has been six years since Thailand had the honour to host an IFMA World Cup. 2011 saw an outstanding championship in Uzbekistan, 2012 was Russia, 2013 was the year of the World Combat Games, and 2014 saw 101 countries travelling to Langkawi, Malaysia. For this year, 2015, Thailand has won the bid, and it […]
The official log of the upcoming 2016 IFMA World Championships in Jönköping, Sweden has been launched! Following the success of the 2014 IFMA World Championships in Langkawi Malaysia, as well as the momentum from the 2015 IFMA Muaythai University World Cup and the 2015 Royal World Cup, Sweden will be looking to keep the tradition of respect, honour, excellence, […]
IFMA and the world of Muaythai would like to congratulate IWGA President José Perurena on his election to the ASOIF board. The election took place at the recent SportAccord Convention. The ASOIF is the Association of all the International Federations involved in the Summer Olympic Games. Mr Perurena (also President of the International Canoe Federation) was elected […]
The inaugural SportBusiness Ultimate Sports Federation and Association Award was high on the agenda at the Sport and Business Convention in Sochi, Russia. A twelve-month detailed analysis and consultation with expert judges was conducted on a total of thirty International Federations and Associations which made the original cut for the prestigious title, which was eventually narrowed down to the […]
The beautiful sport loving country of Sweden will host the IFMA WC 2016 from 19 to 29 of May in Jönköping. After St. Petersburg 2013, Malaysia 2014, and Bangkok 2015 the event will move back to Europe into one of the most beautiful countries. The final contract has been signed between IFMA President Dr. Sakchye […]