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IFMA Youth Fair Play and Anti-doping Workshop

Fair play is one of the 5 pillars of Muaythai and IFMA has a zero tolerance against cheating of any kind. We would rather fail in honor than win in dishonesty. Anti-doping and the fair way to win is an important policy and education plays a key role in prevention as IFMA believes that before […]

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IFMA Athletes’ Commission Chair, Janice Lyn, Joins the ITA Education Ambassadors Team

IFMA’s zero tolerance for doping is a top priority. IFMA’s efforts are focused on prevention through detection and deterrence and certainly one of the key missions is to ensure proper education towards the athletes and athlete support personnel. Since 2017 ITA has been established as an independent organization specialized in managing anti-doping programs. IFMA signed […]

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‘Raising The Game’ at the 2022 WADA Annual Symposium

Lausanne was the host for this year’s 2022 Annual WADA Symposium. This highly anticipated 16th Annual Symposium had been postponed for 2 years due to the COVID-19 pandemic and this past weekend participants were pleasantly warmed by the bustle of physical bodies of approximately 600 delegates in person and over 200 participants virtually from the […]

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2022 WADA Annual Symposium Kicks off This Weekend

This weekend the 2022 WADA Annual Symposium will be kicking off. IFMA is thrilled to finally be a part of this hybrid event after 2 years of postponement. Under the theme “Raising the Game,” the Symposium will gather anti-doping practitioners from International Federations, National and Regional Anti-Doping Organizations and Major Event Organizations, as well as […]

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WADA Encourages Continued Collaboration in Anti-Doping Among Governments of Asia

The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) encourages continued collaboration in anti-doping across all nations within the Asia region in order to strengthen the anti-doping system for athletes of the region and the world. Addressing a virtual meeting of the Ministers of Sport and other senior Government officials of the East, South and South-East Asian countries to […]

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WADA SIGNS AGREEMENT WITH UNITED NATIONS OFFICE ON DRUGS AND CRIME

Montreal, 24 February 2021 – The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) has signed today a far-reaching memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC), the UN agency mandated to help member countries guard against the serious threats posed by drugs, crime and terrorism. The MOU formally establishes and facilitates a mutual framework for […]

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IFMA’s Intelligence Task Force Targets Cheaters

IFMA’S INTELLIGENCE TASK FORCE TARGETS CHEATERS One of IFMA’s main priorities is the protection of clean athletes, keeping the sport of Muaythai at the fairest and highest level. IFMA will continue to commit itself in combating any and all forms of cheating which is a threat to Muaythai and to maintain the integrity of the […]

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WADA PRESIDENT INTENSIFIES ATHLETE ENGAGEMENT INITIATIVES

Montreal, 7 July 2020 – The World Anti-Doping Agency’s (WADA) President, Witold Bańka, has kickstarted a series of meetings with athletes and athlete groups, following up on his personal pledge to engage meaningfully with the athlete community and on WADA’s overall commitment to being more athlete-centered as outlined within the Agency’s recently published Five-Year Strategic Plan. Witold Bańka, a former international-level […]