IFBB News

IFBB PRESS CONFERENCE IN FUJAIRAH

IFBB President, Dr Rafael Santonja, traveled to Fujairah, UAE, where will be held the 2019 IFBB World Men’s Championship and Congress, next November 5-10, for a press conference to present the championship. President Santonja was well received by the Crown Prince of Fujairah, H.R.H. Sheikh Mohammad Bin Hamad Al Sharqi, that was awarded

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IFBB ITALY, AT THE INTERNATIONAL HQ IN MADRID

Image: President Santonja, together with European Vice-president, Benedetto Mondello, and international photographer Pippo Impelizzeri. The president of the Italian Bodybuilding & Fitness Federation, Mr. Benedetto Mondello; met in Madrid with President Santonja, in the company of the international photographer Pippo Impelizzeri; reviewing several federative issues, as well as the imminent launch of Muscle & Health, in Italy.

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IFBB & OLYMPICS (IV): FANTASIC EXPERIENCE IN ARGENTINA

A resounding success for Bodybuilding & Fitness in its presentation to ODESUR, at 2019 South American Beach Games celebrated in Rosario (Argentina), from 14th March until Saturday 23rd. With athletes from all the countries participating in this Games organized by the Olympic Committee of Argentina and the South American Sports Organization (ODESUR), the competition

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IFBB & OLYMPICS (III): FANTASTIC OPENING CEREMONY

In the official presentation of Bodybuilding & Fitness to the South America Sport Organization (ODESUR) at the 4th South American Beach Games, the Opening ceremony has been particularly important for the athletes and officials participating. After the Parade of Nations, with all the countries represented by one athlete wearing their respective official clothes,

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IFBB & OLYMPICS (II): REGISTRATION AT THE SOUTH AMERICAN BEACH GAMES

With the participation of athletes from all the CSFF-IFBB affiliated National Federations invited to the 4th South American Beach Games, the Bodybuilding & Fitness competition is ready to start today, Friday 22nd, from 15:30 hour (local time). Officials from the host country –Argentina– and the CSFF have been managing the weigh-in and registration

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Dr. RAFAEL SANTONJA MEET ODESUR PRESIDENT, Mr. CAMILO PÉREZ

In his visit to Rosario (Argentina) to attend the 4th South American Beach Games; President Santonja had an official meeting with ODESUR President, Mr. Camilo Pérez López Moreira; previously to the opening of Bodybuilding and Fitness activities, where both sports are doing its Olympic presentation to ODESUR, before its participation at the coming

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IFBB & OLYMPICS: SOUTH AMERICAN BEACH GAMES (ARGENTINA)

A new step forward for IFBB, in its progressive integration into Olympism, it represents the 2019 South American Beach Games that are being held in Rosario (Argentina), from 14th March until next Saturday 23rd. With its fully recognition in America, the IFBB is participating in this 4th edition of the Games, organized by the

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UK FEDERATION IS GETTING READY FOR THE CHANNEL ISLANDS CHAMPIONSHIP

William Tierney, UK National Federation President, went to the beautiful Jersey Island, together with Wanda Tierney, Chairperson of the IFBB Women’s Committee, for the meeting with Richard O’Connor, who is going to promote the UKBFF Channel Islands Championships in September. An event that will have an amazing Venue, the Jersey Opera House, a beautiful

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THE BALKAN CUP BECOMES A TRADITION

After the successful organization of the First Open Balkan Cup, in November last year, the Second Open Balkan Cup will also be held in Knjaževac, Serbia, from June 28th-30th. Nenad Vučković, Honorary President of the Balkan Federation, received the support and help of the IFBB President, Dr. Rafael Santonja, to make this Balkan

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CBBA 6TH NATIONAL REPRESENTATIVE CONGRESS

On March 15th, 2019, was held in the beautiful Beijing, the CBBA 6th National Representative Congress and 2019 National Bodybuilding Working Conference. The Congress was led by Mr. Zhang Haifeng, who was re-elected as President of the Chinese Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation; together with Mr. Gu Qiao, who was as well re-elected as

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AUSTRALIA: INTENSE IFBB ACTIVITY & CASH PRIZES!

In the next coming weekends, Bodybuilding fans will be looking to Australia where the competition is about to start with 3 consecutive events. Next Sunday, March 24th will be held, in Caloundra, the “IFBB Sunshine Coast Classic” qualifier for the 2019 Australasian Championships, an international event open to athletes from Tonga, Tahiti, Cook Islands, New

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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