Category: IFMA NEWs

  • [:en]Spanish Muaythai joins UNiTE Campaign[:]

    [:en]Spanish Muaythai joins UNiTE Campaign[:]

    [:en]Spanish Muaythai Association is one of the most active federations in Europe. This also means being actively involved in IFMA’s social campaigns especially with UNite campaign to end violence against women and girls. All Spanish female athletes join forces into IFMA’s Female Empowerment through Muaythai campaign which is an initiative of UN Women and IFMA.…

  • [:en]Chommanee Defends the UN Trophy[:]

    [:en]Chommanee Defends the UN Trophy[:]

    [:en] IFMA campaign to end violence against women and girls has truly gained momentum around the world and Thailand’s female superstar Chommanee, who lost her world title in August in IFMA world championship was defending her trophy again in the Super 4 female. The arena was packed with over 30 million viewers on TV and…

  • IFMA-FISU Meeting

    IFMA-FISU Meeting

    IFMA Sport Director Charissa Tynan travelled to Lausanne to discuss future FISU Muaythai events – the possibility of holding another FISU patronised Muaythai University World Cup in 2017 and plans for the 1st Muaythai University World Championships in 2018. Charissa met with the CEO of FISU Mr Eric Saintrond and World University Championships Director Paulo Ferreira.…

  • UN Women: International sport federations commit to combat violence against women and girls

    UN Women: International sport federations commit to combat violence against women and girls

    [:en]Twenty three sport federations from around the world committed to promote gender equality and train coaches and athletes to prevent violence against women and girls. A joint pledge was signed by the sports groups’ representatives and presented to UN Women during the Muaythai Royal World Cup 2015 held in Bangkok in August. The signing ceremony…

  • Do Good, Feel Good

    Do Good, Feel Good

    Giving back and using the power of sport to do something larger than you and to create a positive impact to society is an important element in Muaythai.     Muaythai is involved in many charity projects: Muaythai Against Drugs is going from strong to stronger after 17 years, Sport Is Your Gang which is…

  • IFMA Award Winners Received a Hero Welcome

    IFMA Award Winners Received a Hero Welcome

    IFMA Awards Gala Night was a night of glamour in which 130 national federations have eagerly been waiting to witness would be the winner for the respective 13 award categories. Ukraine, one of the IFMA founding members and host of 2 European championship and one of the top 5 most successful Muaythai nations in the…

  • IFMA Awards was a Night of Glamour

    IFMA Awards was a Night of Glamour

    Over 2000 VIP’s, delegates and most important athletes filled the convention hall and ball room of the Ambassador hotel for one of the long anticipated IFMA Award Night. The foyer where everyone met for one hour pre-awards cocktail was filled with fun. The Embassy of Brazil with Rio de Janeiro being the host of 2016…

  • IFMA at Olympic Council of Asia General Assembly

    IFMA at Olympic Council of Asia General Assembly

    IFMA and Muaythai is recognized by the Olympic Council of Asia 1998 and is part of many games under the umbrella of the OCA. Muaythai already has been the demonstration sport in the Asian Games, included in Asian Beach Games and Asian Indoor and Martial Art Games. The beautiful city of Ashgabat in the heart…

  • IFMA Entourage, an Effort for the Athletes

    IFMA Entourage, an Effort for the Athletes

    Muaythai has developed with incredible pace during last years and many IFMA champions who have witnessed this development through their athletic career continue to write out IFMA’s history in their new roles: as coaches, referees, officials, sports journalists, managers and many others. Many athletes and champions make outstanding contributions towards the development of the sport…

  • The World will meet in Turkmenistan for AIMAG 2017

    The World will meet in Turkmenistan for AIMAG 2017

    History will be made in Turkmenistan as for the first time the Asian and Oceania Olympic Committee will join forces for the Asian Indoor Martial Arts Games. As in other sports like football the cooperation between Australia and Asia has undoubtedly developed the sport in Australia to huge popularity, similarly, as Oceania Olympic Committee joins Asian…