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2021 International Athletes Forum Highlights:

As the biggest IAF to date got underway, nearly 2,000 athlete representatives had registered to join moderator Jeanette Kwakye, an Olympic sprinter, IOC AC Chair Kirsty Coventry, and a host of other keynote speakers in the first-ever digital edition of the Forum to celebrate the 40th anniversary of the IOC’s Athletes’ Commission (AC) and also […]

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#MuaythaiConnects Art of 8 Limbs and Wai Kru from the Athletes of Trinbago

Trinidad welcomes you back to the land of steel pans, Carnival, soca, gorgeous beaches and lush greenery. The Trinbago Athletes: Crystal Mahabir, Aiden Seepersad, Alyssa Nanan, Kaleem Mohammed, Damien Ablack and Darian Rajkumar Celebrate the Art of the 8 Limbs through shadow boxing and padwork and the traditions of the Wai Kru with you today.

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#MuaythaiConnects2.0 Wai Kru from the South African Savanna

Welcome to South Africa! Greetings from the South African sun. Our hearts beat Muaythai! Grassroots development has always been of precedence amongst the South African Muaythai Federation, which is one of IFMA’s oldest members. One of the SAMF’s most successful campaigns has been the Muaythai Against Drugs Campaign which was officially adopted in 2007. The […]

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#MuaythaiConnects Wai Kru from Turkey

Hello from beautiful Turkey. We all remember the fond memories in Antalya at the 2019 Youth World Championships where the athletes, regardless of social background, race or religion, lived together, trained together, competed, participated in the unforgettable talent show and social initiative and above all, had fun and made new friendships. We certainly can’t wait […]

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#MuaythaiConnects Encouraging Social Message from Sri Lankan Youth

Sri Lanka Muaythai once again says hello to all of you with a message of hope, peace and cultural understanding from the young and inspiring, Fahid Ishak who is only 9 years old. This is the power of sport, the power of Muythai and the message of Olympism. Sri Lankan Muaythai is proud to be […]

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#MuaythaiConnects Goes 2.0

IFMA has been praised by the world’s sporting community because it has turned crisis into opportunity during these times of the pandemic where many athletes have been deprived of being part of their normal training routines, competitions, socializing with friends and staying fit and healthy. The #MuaythaiConnects campaign was been established to promote physical and […]

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IFMA Youth Are Getting Ready for the United Through Sports Final

2020 was a very challenging year. We have mourned the loss of many and fear many more. We all have been part of lockdowns and the world of sport was no exception as many events were cancelled and/or postponed. IFMA will always place the health and safety of the athletes at the forefront. IFMA immediately […]