It is a green light for the 31st Southeast Asian Games as Vietnam gears up preparations for the biggest sporting event on this side of the world. Composed of 11 countries, the SEA Games happens every two years, with the Philippines hosting the last one in 2019. It was historic in several aspects: it had […]
Today is truly a historical day for our South East Asian member federations, as muaythai (muay) has been officially included into the SEA Games for the 2017 edition in Kuala Lumpur. Tan Sri Tunku Imran Tuanku Jaafar, President of the Olympic Council of Malaysia has announced the final 38 sports with the final 4 being judo, triathlon, […]
Muaythai was included in Asian games as a demonstration sport in 1998, has been fully recognized by the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) in 1999 and SportAccord in 2006. Muaythai is included in Asian Beach Games and the Asian Indoor & Martial Arts Games, both of which are under the umbrella of the OCA.
IFMA, which has been recognised by the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) since 1998 and the Federation of Amateur Muaythai of Asia (FAMA), received the highest honour when His Highness Sheikh Ahmad Fahad Al-Sabah, President of the OCA and President of the Association of the National Olympic Committees (ANOC),