Many organisations are trying to claim credit for the incredible development in female muaythai. As our older sister in muaythai, an IFMA Vice President, and one of the two female IFMA Continental Presidents, please allow me to take you all on a reflective journey back through the history of female muaythai. “After three years of […]
The celebration of International Women’s Month was culminated by a 3-day conference on empowering women through sports. SWEEP, or Sport for Women Empowerment and Employment Program, has been at the forefront of gathering the most influential and impactful sports leaders worldwide. It aims to bridge like-minded athletes, educators, supporters, and organizations to push agenda and […]
Today, the IFMA would like to address reports of a meeting in Thailand of the Subcommittee for the Development and Promotion of Boxing discussing the issuance of a regulation to make elbow protection mandatory for women. We have come a long way in terms of gender equality since the early promotion of women’s muaythai in […]
The Canadian muaythai community gets behind women athletes next week when an all-female amateur muaythai event brings well-known faces from around the world to Ontario. The event is also a fund-raiser for junior athletes from disadvantaged backgrounds.
When we talk about women in sport, practical action needs to follow to make sure women are comfortable in muaythai. The Austrian federation is doing just that with a national gender programme.
Alena Leshkevich and Sofia Olofsson continue to show amazing results with both taking their third gold medal at the world championships this year.
IFMA and the muaythai world congratulates Svetlana Vinnikova named as Athlete of the Month by The World Games organisation.