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King’s Cup 2018

July 31st, 2018

The World Muaythai Council under royal patronage and IFMA the International Federation of Muaythai Amateur recognised by the IOC and the Amateur Muaythai Association of Thailand under royal patronage joined forces to celebrate the 66th birthday of his Majesty the King Rama the 10th. The event was held in cooperation with the Sports Authority of Thailand at the Sports Authority complex and it was an exciting day with spectacular contests. The King's Cup is fought in ...

Bach re-elected International Olympic Committee President

March 12th, 2021

Thomas Bach has been re-elected President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) after receiving near-unanimous backing from the Session to serve a final four-year term. Bach, the only candidate on the ballot box, earned 93 votes during the IOC’s second virtual Session yesterday. There was one vote against and four abstentions. The German lawyer, the ninth IOC President who was elevated to the top job in the Olympic Movement in 2013, is set to serve in the role ...

Ramon Dekker’s Honorary Mongkol Reaches the Family

January 12th, 2016

The Royal World Cup 2015 was an outstanding event with the record number of participating teams, strong support of the Minister of Tourism of Sport of Thailand and attendance of distinguished guests from IOC, FISU, IWGA, AIMS and many other VIPs who gave a special status to this event. The Muaythai Award Gala Night was indeed one of the glittering highlights of the event where over 3000 people including embassies of participating countries gathered to share ...

Sofia Olofsson gets a High Five from the World Games

February 5th, 2021

The International World Games Association (IWGA) is an organisation recognised by the International Olympic committee (IOC) sharing the same values and closely cooperating. The IWGA is committed to developing their activities in the Olympic spirit and in conformity with the Olympic charter. Muaythai through IFMA is a proud member of IWGA and muaythai is one of the 37 recognised sports and is included as a full medal sport in the World Games. Gender equality is important for ...

150 Years – Germany and Thailand: History is Always In the Making

August 15th, 2012

This year, 2012, is a historical one for many reasons. We have just witnessed the amazing Olympic Games in London, Muaythai has launched its application to become IOC recognized, and this year also marks 150 years of diplomatic relations between Germany and Thailand. In order to celebrate this, a cultural exchange will take place between the two countries. The “Thailand VS Germany” gala event will take place on German soil on September 15th, sanctioned by ...

WMC and IFMA Partnership Works Out

June 13th, 2016

The World Muaythai Council (WMC) and the International Federation of Muaythai Amateur (IFMA) have been in partnership for over 20 years which benefits the amateur development and muaythai goal to be recognised by the IOC. Fostering and promoting all aspects of muaythai is the primary goal of the World Muaythai Council under patronage of His Majesty the King which is the highest honour in Thailand and IFMA been the world recognised body has the responsibility ...

WMC Vice President and IFMA General Secretary Speaks at 2010 World IF Forum

January 26th, 2011

WMC Vice President and IFMA General Secretary Speaks at 2010 World IF Forum The IF Forum is organised by SportAccord Convention in conjunction with SportAccord, ASOIF and AIOWF. It is the world meeting for all world recognised International Federations and is by invitation only. The 2010 IF Forum in Lausanne was is officially opened by Dr. Jacques Rogge, President of the IOC and Hein Verbruggen, President of SportAccord. Mr. Stephan Fox, who was participating for the second time ...

Wu Fights a Knock out Success

November 1st, 2016

For the next 14 months the People’s Republic of China will be one of the centres of World Muaythai with the 15 event series of Wu fights in which the best Muaythai fighters of the world will take on China’s best on the road to become the ultimate winner. The first round of the event saw multiple WMC and IFMA world champions taking on China’s elite and the event proved that Chinese Muaythai is getting ...

Mission 89, GoodCorporation, FIFA & IFMA Working Towards the Protection of Youth

July 31st, 2020

IFMA has joined up with anti-trafficking charity Mission 89 and GoodCorporation alongside other leading sports organisations such as FIFA, to commit to the fight against child trafficking in sport, by supporting the principles outlined in the Framework on Safeguarding Children from Trafficking in sport. The Framework draws on best practice models from international organisations such as UNICEF, FIFA and StreetFootballWorld. Practices and procedures that should be followed to manage the safe recruitment of child athletes from ...

IFMA attending the 2011 SportAccord Convention

March 16th, 2011

IFMA - Our sister organisation that governs the amateur side of Muaythai will shortly be attending the SportAccord Convention in London, UK. While there they will be gathering support for Muaythai, as well as representing Muaythai in-front of many of the leading sporting organisations and committees, including the International Olympic Committee (IOC). This is a very special year for Muaythai to attend as we will be furthering our bid to become one of the few World Recognised ...

Final of Silk Road Cup

May 15th, 2013

Saturday the 18th of May will be a historical day for Muaythai, with the final of the Silk Road Cup taking place in Uzbekistan. The story of the Silk Road is one of grand adventure. From China to India, through Southeast Asia, Persia, Arabia and into the ancient Mediterranean, the Silk Road once stretched through baking deserts, over treacherous mountain passes, and across lush landscapes. The route was traveled by merchants and caravans, explorers, and conquerors in ...

Buakaw, He for She Ambassador

January 13th, 2017

Muaythai is an Olympic recognised sport and always has and always will play an important part in contributing to social development and use the power of the sport and athletes to create a better tomorrow. Over many years social projects have been carefully planned such as Sport is your Gang by example which won the 2014 world spirit of sport award. Unity and diversity, anti-discrimination, gender equality, Muaythai for Everybody as a healthy lifestyle, cooperation with ...

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