IFBB News

NEW GENERAL SECRETARY FOR THE BALKAN FEDERATION.

The General Secretary of the Kosovo Federation, Mr. Sabri Dragusha, has been appointed General Secretary of the Balkan Federation. The great experience and excellent trajectory of Mr. Sadri Dragusha will constitute an excellent support for the Federation of the Balkans and its President, Mr. Gabriel Toncean. This year the Balkan Championships will be

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1ST ASIAN E-CHAMPIONSHIPS

The first Asian online Championships is now a reality, that follows the European and the Pan-American online championships. This championship is the result of the joint work between the Asian Federation and the International Federation. The online IFBB Championships bring the return of competitive sensations to athletes before the expected start of traditional

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CENTRAL AMERICAN AND CARIBBEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS

The Central American and Caribbean Championships changed venue and date, being rescheduled for November 13th-15th, on the beautiful island of Barbados. Together with this continental championship, one of the most traditional events on the IFBB’s international calendar, an Elite Pro event will be held. The Central American and Caribbean congress will also take

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IFBB WORLD MEN´S CHAMPIONSHIPS & CONGRESS IN XI´AN

The IFBB World Men´s Championships & Congress will take place, as planned, next November in Xi´an, the historic city and former imperial capital of China. This championship in XiAn is inspired and follow the great success obtained in the previous celebrations of the IFBB Belt & Road events. The Chinese Federation and the

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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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