The International World Games Association family has grown from 37 to 39 members. The International Wushu Federation and the International Sambo Federation received the 2/3 majority at the recent IWGA AGM held remotely to be admitted as the 38th and 39th members of The World Games family.
AIMS President Stephan Fox sent personal congratulatory messages to the President of the International Wushu Federation Zhongwen Gou and the President of the International Sambo Federation Vasily Shestakov.
The IFMA family wishes to extend  a congratulatory message to the athletes of both organisations for this historical inclusion.
IFMA president Dr Sakchye Tapsuwan, Vice President General Udomdej and IFMA Director Charissa Tynan participated in this important meeting representing IFMA and certainly voted in favour of approving the membership of their combat and martial arts friends into the IWGA. 
IFMA President Dr Sakchye Tapsuwan stated that IFMA has enjoyed close relationships to both of the organisations and is looking forward to continuing their collaborative work through martial arts towards creating a brighter tomorrow.