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AIMS MEETING

24 SportAccord recognised federations which form the Alliance of Independent Members of SportAccord (AIMS) met in Belek to discuss the important issues such as Fair Play, Sport Integrity and the strategy of cooperation toward IOC recognition.

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Muaythai Included in The World Games 2017

Just last year, IFMA became a proud member of the International World Games Association at the annual General Assembly of IWGA in St.Petersburg at the SportAccord Convention 2013. History was made yet again at this year’s AGM when muaythai was included into the Official Sports Program amongst 29 other sports participating in 2017 World Games […]

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IFMA & AIBA

Boxing and muaythai have always enjoyed a close connection, especially between the 2 world recognised IFs, AIBA and IFMA.

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World Combat Games

Pictures say more than words. Congratulations to all the champions of the World Combat Games under patronage of the International Olympic Committee (IOC).

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A Feast for the Senses: Opening Ceremony, SportAccord 2012

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 […]

Muaythai to IOC
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Muaythai towards IOC

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 […]

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Good Morning London – A Smash!!

Following the success of the Good Morning Dubai Muaythai boxercise session at last year’s SportAccord Convention, the International Federation of Muaythai Amateur (IFMA) decided to give this year’s delegates yet another dose of Muaythai fun. Delegates got up bright and early and again came in all shapes, sizes and fitness levels. Attendees ranged from IF […]

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GAISF Martial Art Meeting in Bangkok

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 […]