Malaysia Major Events, representing the host country for the 2014 IFMA World Championships, the Russian Muaythai Federation and their sponsor Stroyservis, the Russian Union of Martial Arts and IFMA, joined forces for this cultural night. Thanks to the time of year, St. Petersburg is currently enjoying the beginning of its famed “White Nights” when the […]
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 […]
As every year, in a special gala presentation, federations and individuals which have done special events or social projects are shown appreciation by IFMA. First, the City of Saint Petersburg, the Russian Muaythai Federation and President Dmitry Putilin were thanked for hosting the 2012 IFMA World Championships.
The Executive Board meeting 2012 saw a large delegation of nearly all IFMA executive members. The agenda was full and there were numerous presentations to be made, ensuring that the Executive put in a hard morning’s work.
The Opening Ceremony was an incredible ensemble of sound, lights and dance which had to be seen to be believed… Anticipation was high as athletes, officials, spectators and all other participants arrived at the venue to be greeted by a cheery marching band, giant mascots, beautiful ladies in traditional Russian costumes serving bread and snacks, as […]
The SportAccord Media Workshop took place this week from September 5th-7th, to promote cooperation and brainstorming amongst the 15 SportAccord combat sports, for the success of the 2013 World Combat Games next year in October. As IFMA’s 2012 Muaythai World Championships are the test event for next year’s World Combat Games, IFMA had the honour […]
The lobby at the Park Inn Pribaltiyskaya is buzzing as team after team begins to arrive: Kazakhstan, Turkey, the UK, Luxembourg, Singapore, France, Cameroon, Thailand, South Africa, Argentina…these are just a few of the countries spottted yesterday evening.