IFBB News

PRESIDENT OF THE GREEK FEDERATION MET WITH GREEK SPORT MINISTER

The President of the Greek Federation, Mr. Tasos Koligionis had an official meeting with the Minister of Sports, Mr. Lefteris Avgenakis, with the occasion of receiving the special sports recognition of the Federation in Greece. During the meeting, various organizational and operational issues of the Federation were discussed, as well as the possibility

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PANAM SPORTS RECALLS THE PAN AMERICAN GAMES LIMA 2019

Panam Sports recalls the Pan American Games Lima 2019 with an excellent short film highlighting the key moments from Last Pan-American games, including images from the debut of bodybuilding and fitness in this competition. This presence fills with joy and pride to the IFBB family, remembering moments that will remain in the history

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ARNOLD SPORT FESTIVAL EUROPE

Preparations for the Arnold Sport Festival Europe continue, including new sports, and the incorporation of prestigious companies, such as the fitness equipment  company Ossfitness, a brand submitted to the most dynamic growth, opening international markets, and becoming the new benchmark in the sector.

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RUSSIAN TEAM

The athletes of the Russian team will continue their preparation this summer at the Sochi Olympic Center. The Russian Sports Ministry included in the program of the Sochi Olympic Center a training campus for national fitness and bodybuilding athletes A great privilege, that visualizes the excellent work done by the Russian Federation, under the

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THE JAPANESE FEDERATION LAUNCHED ITS OFFICIAL TELEVISION

The official tv channel of the Japanese Federation, JBBF TV, inaugurated their activities with messages from IFBB President, Dr. Rafael Santonja, and President of the Japanese Federation, Mr. Tatsuya Fujiwara, the launch of this channel is an initiative that will contribute to the continued development of our sport and lifestyle in Japan, a country

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THE BALKAN CHAMPIONSHIPS OPENS THE SEASON OF OFFICIAL EVENTS

The Balkan Championships, one of the most traditional IFBB official events, will be celebrated next September 4th in Drobeta-Turnu Severin, Romania, organized by the Balkan Federation and its President, Mr. Gabriel Toncean. On the same weekend, the Fit Model World Cup will take place in Riga, the beautiful capital of Latvia. Previously, at

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EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS 2020 A SAFE EVENT

The European Federation presented the COVID-19 safety protocol, with all the measures to consider Santa Susan and the next IFBB European Championships a safe event. A 36-meter stage, large backstage areas with cleaning procedures between every category. An overall operation controlled by experienced medical and sanitary technicians. Accesses, exits, transport, hotel protocols, weigh-in,

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GRAND PRIZE IN GEORGIA

Tbilisi, the capital of Georgia, will host an IFBB Elite Pro event next September 26th, together with an excellent Pro Qualifier competition, open internationally, and with special significance for the Caucasus countries. A new edition organized by the National Federation of Georgia and its president Mr. Konstantin Matsaberizde.

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IFBB ELITE PRO WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS

The Arnold Sport Festival Europe to be held in Seville next December 11th, will be the scene of the IFBB Elite Professional World Championships. The Arnold will be the meeting point for the best professional athletes, who will join this event in the magnificent Fibes venue, one of the most representative Auditoriums in

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OFFICIAL RECOGNITION IN INDIA

The Indian federation ended a long process of recognition by the Indian government, in an effort carried out and directed by the General Secretary of this organization, Mr. Sanjay More, also General Secretary of the Asian Federation. An official with a long and brilliant record of services. This recognition provides a great impulse

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FREE IFBB AUSTRALIA WORKSHOP FOR POSING AND PRESENTATION

Past July 26th took place a free workshop for posing and presentation at the City Gym East, in Sydney, one of the most famous gyms in Australia. Head Judge of Australian Federation, Mr. Andre Barrows together with two of his top judges, Mr. Nader Salib, and Mr. Amin Shariati, joined IFBB Executive, Mrs.

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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