IF Forum 2021 Brings Together the World of Sport in Solidarity

IFMA was once again part of the over 100 international sports federation and organisations participating at the IF Forum. International Sports Federations were praised for setting an inspirational example over the past year, as leaders at the International Federation (IF) Forum 2021 underlined the importance of solidarity across the global sports movement. This year’s fully […]


LAUSANNE, Switzerland – The Global Association of International Sports Federations (GAISF) Council met via video conference on Wednesday, 16 December 2020 for a GAISF Extraordinary Council Meeting chaired by President, Dr. Raffaele Chiulli. As previously communicated, the current Director, Philippe Gueisbuhler decided to pursue an opportunity outside of the organisation with the International Ski Federation (FIS) […]

United Through Sports showing results for disadvantaged children

Social projects are a natural fit for the muaythai community; the spirit of respect and solidarity in the sport means helping those less fortunate and uniting to bring change is a natural fit. Four months since the launch of the United Through Sports campaign, under patronage of the IOC, the partnership between SportAbility and IFMA […]

The muaythai family marks World Refugee Day

Today we mark World Refugee Day, a day to remember those fleeing from violence and think about solutions. The muaythai family reaches out in different ways to the refugee community around the world, and today we celebrate that community spirit.

IFMA Attends this year’s ARISF/IOC Workshop at the 2018 SportAccord Convention

Another first for IFMA and Muaythai this year at the SportAccord Convention as IFMA now sits among the IOC recognised federations in ARISF. IFMA Vice President Rafal Szlachta and Sport Director Charissa Tynan had the opportunity to attend the ARISF/IOC workshop which was honoured with the presence of speakers from the various IOC departments.

IFMA Meeting With the President of the IWGA

World Games President, Council Member of the Summer Olympic Sport and IOC member, Mr José Perurena, congratulated IFMA General Secretary Stephan Fox on his election as AIMS President, and at the same time, IFMA congratulated Mr Perurena on his election into the ASOIF Board. Muaythai is a proud member of the IWGA, and certainly, AIMS will work closely […]

IFMA Reaches Top 10 in the World

The inaugural SportBusiness Ultimate Sports Federation and Association Award was high on the agenda at the Sport and Business Convention in Sochi, Russia. A twelve-month detailed analysis and consultation with expert judges was conducted on a total of thirty International Federations and Associations which made the original cut for the prestigious title, which was eventually narrowed down to the […]