In front of the President of SportAccord Mr Hein Verbruggen, the President of the World Muaythai Council General Thanajaro, the President of IFMA Dr Tapsuwan, and so many dignitaries from around the world, beautiful Samarkand was the perfect venue for this historical event.
The Final of the Silk Road Cup 2013 has attracted many dignitaries, such as the President of SportAccord, Mr. Verbruggen, the President of IFMA, Dr. Tapsuwan, General Thanajaro, IFMA General Secretary Mr. Fox, EMF General Secretary Mr. Szlachta, and member of the Thai Government Sports Commission, Mr. Uthaiviankul, the President of the Uzbekistan Muaythai Federation […]
The Silk Road Cup is a concept which mixes culture and sport throughout Asia and Europe, along the route of the historic Silk Road. Many VIPs will be travelling to attend the Final in Samarkand, representatives from cultural and sporting ministries. The President of SportAccord, Mr. Hein Verbruggen, will be a guest of honour, as this […]
The 15 Olympic and non-Olympic Martial Arts are in full preparation for the upcoming World Combat Games in Saint Petersburg. Sportaccord, the Russian Union of Martial Arts, the Government of the Russian Federation, and the Russian Olympic Committee are jointly inviting all media representatives of the international federations for a press conference which will take place […]
Delegates at the Opening Ceremony of 2012 SportAccord Convention began their evening with cocktails and a lavish assortment of delicious Quebecois specialty meats, cheeses, and tables towering with desserts. As conversation and wine flowed, musicians dressed as chefs wound their way through the crowds, encouraging everyone to follow their melodious meandering to the end of […]
It has been many, many years in the making, but now muaythai has earned the right to apply for the highest recognition in sports: IOC. Muaythai under IFMA is already recognised by the Olympic Committee of Asia (OCA), and by SportAccord, which unites 104 world-recognised sports, such as football (FIFA) and basketball (FIBA), to name […]
GAISF, the most important Association of recognized sports in the world, and a partner of the IOC, is planning to hold the first World Martial Art Games for the 13 Olympic and GAISF recognized Martial Arts in 2010. Muaythai is a member of GAISF under IFMA, who will be the International Federation for the sport, […]
The General Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF), an IF association recognised by the International Olympic Committee (IOC), has established the Martial Arts Commission Working Group of GAISF in which 13 of IOC and GAISF recognised martial arts group together for the benefit and future of all martial art sports.