Coming Home was Thailand’s motto when they bid for the World Muaythai Championships 2019. They have now been given this honour, making this the first senior level muaythai event to be held in Bangkok since 2015.
Let’s join on a morning of fun and cultural exchange! The event will open with performances that the kids prepared especially for this day. The kids will then be taught the traditional Wai Kru. Adults will also be able to enjoy a muaythai training session! Additionally, everyone will have the chance to engage in sepaktakraw, […]
The final day of fights was a fitting end to a week of intense competition with so many close results bringing the crowd surging to their feet! The closing ceremony was held in conjunction with the City of Bangkok, the Ministry for Tourism and Sport, the Department of Physical Education and the Amateur Muaythai Association […]
Teams from 60 countries are arriving in Bangkok this week for the IFMA Youth championships confirmed by the world governing body IFMA. The championships start tomorrow with the young athletes and their support arriving in the Thai capital this week. Up to 1,000 people are expected altogether. Many countries including Canada, Belgium and Australia arrived […]
IFMA continues to play an integral part in their role for social responsibilities. Their latest endeavor has seen them take part in Peace and Sport’s new interactive initiative “Carton Blanc – Sporting gesture for Peace”, as part of the first International Day of Sport for Development and Peace taking place on 6 April 2014.
The General Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF), a partner of the IOC, held a very important Martial Arts Plenary Session in Bangkok, on 5th Dec 2007, chaired by IOC Member and Chairman of the Organising Committee of the 2008 Beijing Olympics, Mr Hein Verbruggen. The 13 IOC and GAISF recognised martial arts, including IFMA […]