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The muaythai mother who won gold at the IFMA World Championships!

Winning an IFMA gold medal, and doing it while caring for a young child might seem impossible but not for Irina Larinova. The Russian world champion and her 14-month old son Fedor are a regular sight at IFMA muaythai championships. Last year she claimed the European title when he was just seven months old. And […]

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IFMA using sports to inspire deviant youth in Kazan

It goes without saying that the five foundational pillars in the sport of Muaythai of Respect, Tradition, Honour, Excellence and FairPlay go beyond the field of play. IFMA prides itself in it’s social projects, initiatives and collaborations, with it’s main campaign Sport Is Your Gang, under patronage of Peace and Sport spanning 70 countries across […]

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World Combat Games Breaks All Records… Thank you SportAccord!

The 8-day multi-sport event showcases the 15 recognised both Olympic and Non-Olympic combat sports. The 2nd edition which was again under patronage of the IOC was held in one of the most historically rich cities in the world, St. Petersburg, Russia.

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Muaythai Semi Finals a Huge Success

Yulibeiny Arena saw an exciting evening of muaythai with many VIPs including SportAccord President Mr. Marius Vizer on hand to witness excellent performances by the elite athletes of muaythai.

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Artem Levin – Local National Muaythai Hero

Chairman of the Athletes Commission, Multiple World Champion, and Team Captain of Russia. Artem Levin needs no introduction to the fighting world. Five times IFMA World Champion, multiple European Champion, and the true Ambassador for Muaythai in Russia. Levin is a fantastic sportsman, known for his skills in the ring but also for his sportsmanship […]

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2013 Sport Accord World Combat Games – Day 1 – Quarter Finals

Yubileyniy Sport Complex was perfectly set up with two rings, spectacular backdrops, all complemented by ethnic musicians from Thailand throughout 44 bouts. A total of 39 countries from 5 continents qualified through the World Championships, the Continental Championships, the Asian Indoor Games and other events to be part of the SportAccord World Combat Games in […]