His Highness Sheikh Abdullah Bin Hamad Al Sharqi has been appointed by the IFBB Executive Board, as new Vice-President for Asia.

Dynamic and energetic young leader, with great capacities and diplomatic skills; Sheikh Abdullah Bin Had Al Sharqui have an excellent background as public and sports administrator being already working in close cooperation  with the IFBB Headquarters and President Santonja, in the specific development of our sport, at the Asian continent and in the international activities carry on worldwide by IFBB: a great sport family with 197 affiliated National Federations.

Asia is a fast-growing area for our sport that, in 2018, will carry on an unprecedented number of international events and in which IFBB, Bodybuilding and Fitness, are recognized by the Olympic Council of Asia (OCA) and participating in the Asian Beach Games.

IFBB is honoured and pleased with Sheik Abdullah incorporation to the Executive Council, wishing him great health and the best success in all his activities.

Picture: His Highness Sheikh Abdullah Bin Hamad Al Sharqi (right), new IFBB Vice-President for Asia, awarded by President Santonja with the IFBB Diamond Medal, in a recent event in Fujairah (left).

We are immersed in a health international emergency as a consequence of the Covid-19 epidemic.

In this situation, we must follow the applicable national and international regulations and the advice from governments and sanitary authorities.

All this has to be done with positive energy and best spirit, maintaining our focus on the fact that any epidemical situation has expansion, stabilization and reduction periods, and that with adequate care, this nightmare is going to be a bad memory soon.

By all means, the integrity of our athletes, officials, judges and of all who integrate our community is now and always essential. We are a family in sport and life.

We can expect to reach the epidemic peak and a progressive settle down, as is already happening in some of the countries in suffering this situation at first instance.

In conclusion, let’s be confident and keep working as a team, following the decisions from the competent authorities. Some events have been canceled and others are being rescheduled to a new date in which we may be able to celebrate with our athletes and friends our passion for sport and healthy lifestyle.

We recommend you visit the IFBB Calendar at our website www.IFBB.com on a regular basis, so that you may be fully updated on events and schedule.

Wishing you, your families and beloved one’s good health, and hoping that the situation will be back to normality as soon as possible

All the events that were planned for March and April are being postponed and rescheduled