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Peace and Sport Enters a New Era

January 31st, 2015

Peace and Sport (l'Organisation pour la Paix par le Sport), under patronage of HSH Prince Albert II of Monaco, recently unveiled a new logo. To underpin its growing public recognition, the organization has launched an engaging new slogan "Be part of what matters" (in French "Participer à l'important") accompanied by a more modern graphic identity. A pioneer of the peace through sport movement, Peace and Sport enjoys great renown within the global sports community. Since 2007, the organization ...

Make a Difference: Muaythai once again partners with the Peace and Sport Organisation

February 4th, 2014

The International Academy of Self-Defence and Combat Sports of Monaco in cooperation with the WMC are pleased to announce that the Second Edition of the Monte Carlo Fighting Masters will be held in partnership with the Peace and Sport Organisation (L’Organisation pour la Paix par le Sport). June 14th will be a historical day for muaythai and the Municipality of Monaco. The Peace and Sport Organisation (L’Organisation pour la Paix par le Sport) under the High ...

Peace and Sport

January 30th, 2014

Sport of any kind has the power to unite and bring together cultures and people, regardless of race or ethnicity. The foundations of muaythai, as one of the oldest martial arts and sports in the world, are honour, respect, tradition, fair play and excellence. These pillars have proven to be a solid platform for cultural exchange. Cultural exchange is as important as ethical behaviour in muaythai. Over the last two decades muaythai has gained an immense ...

Peace & Sport Visits IFMA Booth at SportAccord

May 25th, 2012

The IFMA booth was honoured to welcome a visit from Joel Bouzou, President of Peace & Sport and his delegation. IFMA, a partner of Peace & Sport has launched the “Sport Is Your Gang” project in cooperation with Peace & Sport and recently celebrated this launch with an event in honour of the project in Tehran, the Peace & Sport through Muaythai President’s Cup. During his visit to the IFMA booth, President Joel Bouzou discussed with IFMA ...

Peace and Sport Presidents Cup, 3rd – 8th May 2012

February 29th, 2012

Peace, Sport and Friendship through Muaythai Sport, of any kind, has the power to unite and bring together cultures and people from all parts of the globe. Sport thrives in the spirit of fair play, ethical behaviour and brings out grace in both winning and losing. It is also a valuable opportunity to exchange cultures between all participating countries. Muaythai is a sport with a proud history built on ancient traditions in which respect, honour, and friendship ...

IFMA/Peace & Sport MOU Signing

January 17th, 2011

IFMA proudly signed an MOU with Peace & Sport, an organisation fully supported by the IOC. The press conference was chaired by General Pichitr Kullavanijaya, Privy Councillor and was attended by over 1,000 people and the representatives of 100 national federations.

Sport Is Your Gang, Youth Social Project Grand Opening in Bangkok, Thailand

June 30th, 2017

Let's join on a morning of fun and cultural exchange! The event will open with performances that the kids prepared especially for this day. The kids will then be taught the traditional Wai Kru. Adults will also be able to enjoy a muaythai training session! Additionally, everyone will have the chance to engage in sepaktakraw, basketball and table tennis. This day will also include a special celebration in honour of Olympic Day. A day where all ...

IFMA’s Sport Is Your Gang initiative wins the Spirit of Sport Awards 2014

April 17th, 2014

The most prestigious award for using the power of sport to make a difference has been awarded to Muaythai at the 2014 SportAccord Convention in Belek, Turkey. Sport Is Your Gang is the umbrella programme for all IFMA’s social initiatives and was launched in 2010 in cooperation with the Organisation for Peace & Sport. The president of IFMA, Dr.Sakchye Tapsuwan was delighted to know that IFMA has been given the honour and recognition for the social ...


April 3rd, 2014

Muaythai and IFMA is one of the 5 nominees out of the 104 SportAccord world recognised sporting federations for their exceptional contribution to sport and society.   The Spirit of Sport Award was created by the SportAccord Council in 2002 to commend the commitment and humanitarian spirit of SportAccord members who have made an exceptional and lasting contribution through the use of sport as a tool for a positive social change.   The award has received greater impetus in ...

Elisa Salinas: Sport Is Your Gang finds strong support in South America’s “Queen of Reality TV”

December 14th, 2012

Elisa Salinas needs no introduction in the realm of the silver screen: she is one of the world’s leading television producers, with many Hollywood productions under her belt, affectionately known as the “Queen of Reality TV” in South America. She has produced over fifty telenovelas (the Spanish term for the very popular form of soap operas) and reality shows. Yet what many people don’t know is that Elisa is also a huge fan and practitioner of ...

Official Launch of IFMA’s “Sport Is Your Gang” Campaign

April 6th, 2012

Muaythai is a martial art that gives back as much as it takes. This is why the World Muaythai Council (WMC) and the International Federation of Muaythai Amateur (IFMA) are involved in so many community projects. Edmund Burke once said “The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing”. In muaythai we say “the time is always the right to do what is right”. When the Tsunami hit Asia in ...

Sport Is Your Gang Campaign

March 1st, 2012

Sport Is Your Gang Campaign Launches April 3rd 2012 IFMA's latest charitable initiative is in conjunction with the Peace and Sport Organisation and is entitled "Sport Is Your Gang". The intent of the “Sport Is Your Gang” initiative is to create a pilot project through which youths from challenging backgrounds and/or impoverished locations will be encouraged to take up Muaythai and, through their participation, will be inspired to continue their education and focus their efforts on positive ...

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