IFBB News

SID ALI MIDOUN: NEW ATHLETE ELITE PRO FOR ALGERIA

Living a Golden Era for Bodybuilding, Algeria has become one of the reference countries in Africa. Not only for its organizational capacity, hand in hand with the National Federation (FABBFPL) chaired by Mr Moussa Messaour, but for the quality of its athletes. Currently, Algeria has three Elite Pro athletes in Bodybuilding (and two

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OMAR JELASSI (TUNISIA) MAKES HISTORY FOR HIS COUNTRY

With his victory in the Men’s Physique Tall Class and in the Super Final of the recent 2018 African Championships, held in Algeria; the elegant Tunisian athlete achieved a milestone for his country: to become the first athlete of this speciality to win the Elite Pro Card. With its 184 cm and its

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ALGERIA: MEETING WITH THE PRESIDENT OF AFRICAN OLYMPIC COMMITTEES 

On the occasion of his visit to Algeria, in order to attend the 2018 African Bodybuilding Championships; Dr. Rafael Santonja visited the Headquarters of the Algerian Olympic Committee (COA) having an official appointment with its president, Mr. Mustapha Berraf, as well the president of the Association of African Olympic Committees (ANOCA). During its

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ALGERIA, MEETING POINT FOR AFRICAN BODYBUILDING

Once again, Algeria becomes in the meeting country for African Bodybuilding, with the 2018 edition of the IFBB African Bodybuilding, Classic Bodybuilding & Men´s Physique Championships, organized in the city of Kolea, nearby the capital city, Algiers. The event, scheduled for Friday 14th and Saturday 15th December; is another opportunity for the dynamic

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PRESIDENT SANTONJA IS ATTENDING AFRICAN CHAMPIONSHIPS

On Friday 14th December, President Santonja flu from IFBB Headquarters to Algeria, in order to attend the 2018 African Men´s & Master Bodybuilding Championships, held in the city of Kolea (Tipaza), organized by the Algerian Bodybuilding, Fitness and Powerlifting Federation (AFBBFPL) led by Mr. Moussa Messaour. This is the second international Bodybuilding event organized

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IT’S BEEN A YEAR FULL OF AMAZING ACTIVITIES AROUND THE WORLD.

A great year for the IFBB family that keeps growing in the five continents . The 2018 IFBB Calendar will finish this weekend with two amazing  events: The African Championship in Argelia, in which IFBB President, Rafael Santonja, will be present; and the Santiago Diamond Cup in Santiago de Chile Both events will close

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IFBB OFFICIALS ON DUTTY

An amazing weekend that exceeds expectations, full of great surprises and activities. This could not be possible without the work of the Spanish Federation together with the IFBB and our amazing officials. Always travelling around the World to do their best for the IFBB and our athletes. Photo Gallery Tarragona 2018 World Master

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IFBB GULG CLASSIC DUBAI

The IFBB President completed his busy agenda of the year with his trips to Dubai and Tarragona. On his way to the amazing Dubai Gulf Classic event, he met with our members of the IFBB UAE Academy in Dubai. One of the biggest IFBB Academy, if not the most, is the one led

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GREEK FEDERATION IN TARRAGONA AT THE WORLD MASTER CHAMPIONSHIP

Jordan Leventelis president of the Greek Bodybuilding Federation met with IFBB President Santonja regarding next coming international events in 2019. The events in Greece will include two Pro Qualifiers, two Professional Championships at Nafplio, the first historical capital of Greece, and the Balkan Championship in Corfu. Two beautiful touristic areas for the enjoyment

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PORTUGUESE DEPUTY SPECIAL GUEST AT THE WORLD MASTER CHAMPIONSHIP IN TARRAGONA

Portuguese deputy, Mr. Duarte Pacheco, a great fitness follower that is very well known by his dedication to a Fitness Lifestyle, that keeps him in excellent shape. He was attending together with the Portuguese Federation President, Vitor Reis, to the World Championship in Tarragona, meeting with President Santonja and evaluating the excellent developments of our

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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