IFBB & FEFF JOIN EFFORTS WITH THE SPANISH AGENCY FOR THE PROTECTION OF HEALTH IN SPORTS, AGAINST THE DOPING.

This week, the Director of the Spanish Agency for the Protection of Health in Sports, (AEPSAD), Dr. José Luis Terreros and Mr. Agustín Gonzalez (Head of the Legal Affairs Division), held a meeting with IFBB President, Dr. Rafael Santonja, who was joined by the president of the Spanish Federation of Bodybuilding & Fitness (FEFF) Mr. Jose Ramos, and its Vice-president, Mr. Javier Parra; in the goal of joining forces and involvement, in the battle against doping.

The meeting was a starting point in the close collaboration between the three organizations to carry out actions and procedures that raise awareness among our athletes, in the prevention, education and other aspects related to doping, besides the possible legal and deontological consequences of being involved in these practices.

With the IFBB a signatory member of the WADA Code, and fully involved in the battle against doping, this meeting has been a great step for the FEFF in its approaching to the recognition by the official Sports institutions, in Spain.

Picture: (left to right) José Ramos (FEFF president), José Luis Terreros (AEPSAD Director), Dr. Rafael Santonja (IFBB president), Agustín González (AEPSAD Executive) and Javier Parra (FEFF Vice-president).

 

 

 

 

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