IFBB News

EBFF EXCO MEETING IN ACTION

On recent Friday 18th, the first session of the ExCo EBFF meeting was celebrated in Madrid, at the historical building “Torre de Madrid”, with the presence of all the executive members. A weekend full of work, but also with time for friendship and good moments, that will end on Sunday 20th. This meeting

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MR. ANTONIO ESPINÓS -WKF PRESIDENT- RECEIVED IFBB GOLD MEDAL

The president of the World Karate Federation (WKF), Mr. Antonio Espinós was awarded the IFBB Gold Medal during the Gala Dinner celebrated, in Madrid, by the European Federation of Bodybuilding & Fitness (EBFF), on Friday 18th January. Sharing a long friendship with IFBB President, Dr. Rafael Santonja with whom has coincided in numerous

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DUBAI (UAE): ANOTHER GREAT IFBB EVENT, NEXT MARCH 2019

United Arab Emirates (UAE) will be one of the hottest IFBB countries this 2019 season. Led by H.E. Sheikh Abdullah Bin Hamad Al Sharqui -president of the National Federation of Bodybuilding (EBBF)-, Bodybuilding became in one of the most important sports in the Emirates and the country will host, coming 8th to 10th

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WORLD GAMES PRESIDENT, MR. JOSE PERURENA; AWARDED BY THE IFBB

The president of the International World Games Association (IWGA) and IOC Member, Mr. José Perurena was awarded the prestigious IFBB Spirit of Sports Award, on Friday 18th January; during the Gala Dinner celebrated in Madrid by the European Federation of Bodybuilding & Fitness (EBFF). Former international sprint canoer, competing at the 1968 Olympic

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ARGENTINA: NEW STEP FORWARD FOR IFBB – CSFF, TOWARDS OLYMPISM.

Led by President Santonja, IFBB continues its progression in America and its integration into Olympism. Organized by the Olympic Committee of Argentina and the South American Sports Organization (ODESUR), the 4th edition of the South American Beach Games will be held, on March 14th – 23rd, in the city of Rosario; in what

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COLOMBIA: 2019 SEASON STARTS IN THE GREATEST WAY

The beautiful city of Cali will host, on February 16th, the opening of the 2019 season with an amazing event, open worldwide, with the institutional support from the Colombia Olympic Committee and COLDEPORTES.    Organized by the Colombian Bodybuilding & Fitness Federation (FCFC) chaired by Carlos Gregorio Cifuentes and the South American Confederation

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COMING SOON: FILM “SHIVA”, WITH SIDDHANT MORE AS MAIN STAR

With great expectation was celebrated, recent January 6th in Pune (India); the poster launch of Marathi Film “Shiva”, produced by the General Secretary of Asian Bodybuilding & Fitness Federation (AFBF), Mr. Sanjay More. The crowd gathered in the JD Club grounds for thousands of thousands of people to reach the Maratha Mausoleum for

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2019 EBFF EXCO MEETING, IN MADRID (SPAIN)

Under the leadership of its President, Dr Rafael Santonja; the European Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation will celebrate next 18 to 20 of January 2019 the Annual Executive Committee Meeting, in Madrid. During this three sessions, the EBFF executive officials will be designing the guidelines of Bodybuilding and Fitness, for the next season, related with

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ERNESTO PASTELNIK, NEW PRESIDENT OF THE ARGENTINE FEDERATION

Iconic name for Bodybuilding in Argentina, Ernesto Pastelnik has been elected new president of the Argentine Bodybuilding Federation (FAM), of which he was co-founder and where he held the position of Vice President; returning to a position that he already held for 8 years, previously. Ernesto Pastelnik, former champion and international athlete; has

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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