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IFBB ACADEMY E-LEARNING COURSES

A new initiative of the IFBB Academy are the e-learning courses, these new courses will be launched this month. A teaching modality that incorporates new and dynamic specialization courses, to those already available through the national academies.The lectures will be done online, and the students will be able to follow them from their

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IN MEMORIAM: MIROSLAW DASZKIEWICZ

Is it with deep sadness that we must report the passing away of the international champion and Polish Bodybuilding legend, Miroslaw Daszkiewicz; recent May 5th due to chronic hereditary disease, at the age of 60 y.o. Born in 1960, Miroslaw began his adventure with the sport with handball and swimming. He made his

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NEW DATES DECEMBER 11-13 ARNOLD SPORTS FESTIVAL EUROPE 2020

The Arnold Sports Festival Europe organization has been analyzing the last developments regarding the pandemic of Covid-19 so taking into account the regulations of return to normality provided by the different European countries, as well as the special characteristics of this great event, which includes a high number of activities, numerous athletes from

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EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS IN SEPTEMBER

The European Championships 2020 will take place from September 16th to 21st in Santa Susana, the emblematic city of the Spanish Mediterranean coast, popularly known as the world capital of Fitness. The IFBB continues adapting its calendar of events accordingly with the regulations established by the different governments and health authorities, in the

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INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY SPORTS FEDERATION

The International University Sports Federation and the IFBB has signed a memorandum of cooperation that develops the steps for future bodybuilding and fitness activities in the field of university sports, following the recent recognition of our sport by FISU. The memorandum includes the implementation of joint activities to implement the practice of fitness

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E-LEARNING IN IFBB ACADEMY

The IFBB Academy has launched a new initiative with e-learning activities that includes courses for competition coaches, specialization in the middle zone, and a new and attractive course on preparation for women’s sport, which includes training techniques, attitudes, procedures for competition and details for preparation.

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IN MEMORIAM: KINGSLEY POITIER

Is it with deep sadness that we must report the passing away of 1965 IFBB Mr. World, Kingsley Poitier, recent April 19th; at the age of 82 y.o. A pioneer of Bodybuilding in The Bahamas, where he was born; Poitier inspired hundred of athletes from his own gym, opened in 1955. In 1959,

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IFBB EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS IN SEPTEMBER

Following the COVID-19 situation, the diverse evolution of governments dispositions in the progressive return to normal activities and after evaluating all, we wish to confirm that the 2020 European Championships are postponed to September, with the final date to be announced in coming days. To adopt this decision we have as a priority

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IFBB TIGER CLASSIC

A new edition of the IFBB Tiger Classic, an Elite Pro and Ranking Qualifier event, which will take place next July 3 in Bucarest, organized by the active and prestigious promoter, Mr. Mihai Tigora, in collaboration with the Romanian Federation, led by prof. Gabriel Toncean. This year Romania also hosts other international events,

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IFBB INTERNATIONAL MUSCLE & HEALTH CHAMPIONSHIPS.

Korea returns to the celebration of international events with the holding of the International Muscle & Health Championships next September 5th, in Seoul, Korea, organized by the dynamic and young businessman, Mr. Seo Moon Seok, “Diesel”, in collaboration with the IFBB and the Korean Federation. The International Muscle & Health Championships will include

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CENTRAL AMERICAN & CARIBBEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS

Colombia, in its capital Bogotá, will receive the best athletes from Central America and the Caribbean who will participate in their regional championship, one of the most traditional events on the IFBB international calendar, that will be held next August 27th. The Colombian Federation led by Mr. Carlos Gregorio Cifuentes, is working in

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E-LEARNING IN DUBAI ACADEMY

The IFBB Dubai Academy, always a pioneer in the implementation of new technologies, has incorporated the e-learning modality in its teaching programs, facilitating the follow up of educational activities by its students in the Middle East, who will be able to follow their studies from their homes, overcoming the inconveniences that the COVID-19

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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