Posts Tagged ‘Prince Cup’

Sport Is Your Gang Kicks off in Thailand

July 17th, 2012

Over ten thousand children will participate in the WMC, IFMA and AMTAT cultural event, in cooperation with the Bangkok Metropolitan Authority in honour of HRH Crown Prince Maha Vajiralongkorn’s 60th birthday. Muaythai is a martial art which includes many aspects: self-defense, competition, fitness, musical performance, and more. Simply put, it is a sport for every body. The 28th of July is a very important day in the Thai calendar, as it marks the birthday of HRH ...

HE General Pichitr Kullavanijaya, Privy Councillor to HM the King, turns 80

July 13th, 2012

His Excellency General Pichitr Kullavanijaya is one of the most highly respected people in the Kingdom of Thailand, a man who has dedicated his life to the country and to the soul of Muaythai. An accomplished individual, his education has spanned continents, beginning at U.S. Military Academy (West Point), U.S.A. (1958), and continuing with Army Command and General Staff College, Royal Thai Army (1965) and the National Defence College (1985). In his younger years he was ...

Prince’s Cup 2012: There can be only one

July 11th, 2012

The official draw took place at Bangkok City Hall, in the presence of the President of the WMC General Chetta Thanajaro, and Dr. Sakchye Tapsuwan, President of IFMA and AMTAT, under royal patronage. The draw has now decided who will fight whom in the semi-final of Prince’s Cup 2012. The fighters in the draw were the following: - Representing Thailand, the current WMC World Champion who has won against the best fighters in the world, Aekpracha. ...

Prince’s Cup 2012

July 10th, 2012

Prince’s Cup is a very special occasion in the Muaythai world. This year, the World Muaythai Council (WMC), the governing body for the sport of Muaythai under the directive of the Royal Thai Government; the International Federation of Muaythai Amateur (IFMA), the world governing body for amateur Muaythai, recognised by SportAccord and the Olympic Council of Asia, set to take Muaythai to the highest level of sporting recognition; the Amateur Muaythai Association of Thailand (AMTAT), ...

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