All doping tests done at the youth Muaythai championships came back negative, a result welcomed by the IFMA Medical Committee. The IFMA message has always been clean Muaythai and winning with honour but in the past a lack of understanding especially around diuretics like Furosemide may have led to mistakes.
Muaythai athletes competing at IFMA events know they’re in safe hands with every organiser following the same rules for health and safety. Local medical teams work with the IFMA medical commission experts to ensure a safe and clean muaythai tournament for all the athletes.
During the IFMA Youth World Championships, the world’s young muaythai leaders join together for a conference discussing muaythai from their standpoint. This year IFMA youth from 79 countries come together in the athletes’ hotel to discuss doping, education and sport.
IFMA is proud to say independent doping tests carried out during the recent World Championships found all athletes negative, and the principle of Fair Play in muaythai was understood by all. Chair of the Medical Commission Dr Erdogan Aydin said: ‘I am proud to see that all of the athletes in Minsk could say ‘We […]
The IFMA family gathered in the stunning surroundings of the Belarus Olympic building today to celebrate recognition by the International Olympic Committee and mark the next steps for our athletes including The World Games.
Muaythai athletes competing at IFMA events know muaythai is a proudly clean sport with zero tolerance for doping. IFMA works within the guidelines of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) to promote fairplay. Some athletes may need to take medication but they must apply for special permission if this medicine is on the WADA Prohibited List […]
Doping-Free World Combat Games Athletes and technical officials participating in the Combat Games are bound to and must comply with the SportAccord Anti-Doping Rules during the Period of the World Combat Games (14 – 26 October 2013). These rules, which are compliant with the World Anti-Doping Code and its International Standards, can be downloaded from […]
The Muaythai Sport integrity Conference kicked off on Friday, September 13th with three presentations on anti-doping topics and one on sports governance taking place in the morning. IFMA General Secretary Mr. Fox gave the welcoming speech. IFMA’s National Federation representatives and executives, members of the press, university students, doctors and officials filled out the audience, […]