IFBB News

UDMURT REPUBLIC (RUSSIA): BODYBUILDING AS SPORT & LIFESTYLE

Bodybuilding is sport and lifestyle and one more proof came from the Udmurt Republic: a federal subject of Russia, within the Volga Federal District, which capital city is Izhvesk and this year celebrated the 30th Anniversary of its Regional Bodybuilding & Fitness Federation (FBBUR), linked with Russian National Federation and IFBB. Led by

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FULL RESULTS: DIAMOND CUP FIWE (POLAND)

On the next link can be checked the full results at the IFBB Diamond Cup FIWE celebrated, recent weekend 21st to 23rd September, in Warsaw (Poland); included in the 2018 World Ranking and Elite Pro Qualifier: https://ifbb.com/wp-content/uploads/PDF/2018-IFBB-DiamondCup-WarsawFIWE-Results.pdf    

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MONTERREY (MEXICO): 1st. COPA REGIA WITH 250.000 MEX$, IN CASH PRIZES

Mexico is another place with non-stop news about Bodybuilding progresión in América. Led by president Francisco Cabezas, the Mexican National Federation (FMFF) is preparing new international and national events, as the 1st. Copa Regia (Royal Cup), designed for Mexican athletes with over 250.000 MEX$. This event supported and sponsored by the Trade Union

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TIJUANA (MEXICO); FACING TO IFBB NORTH AMERICAN CHAMPIONSHIPS

The coming next October 12th to 14th will be held, at the “El Foro” Theater, in Tijuana (México); the 2018 IFBB North American Bodybuilding & Fitness Championships, organized by the Mexican National Federation (FMFF) chaired by Mr. Francisco Cabezas. For this reason, president Cabezas and the IFBB Vice-president for North America, Mr. Marco

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BODYBUILDING GROWS IN KOSOVO, UNDER OLYMPIC SUPPORT

The recognition of Kosovo Bodybuilding & Fitness Federation by their National Olympicc Committee chaired by Mr. Besim Hasani, has made possible the official support for new activities related with our sports, as the project to host, in 2020; the IFBB Balkan Championships, in Pristina -the capital city of the country-. During the recent

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TURKMENISTAN: FIRST INTERNATIONAL APPEARANCE

Another of the great news from recent 208 IFBB Belt & Road Championship celebrated in Xi´an (China), has been the participation of Turkmenistan National Federation represented by young and dynamic Executive, Mr. Eziz Dovletov; and two high level athletes: Rustam Karayev (Classic Bodybuilding) and Rustem Gaybadullin (Men´s Physique). Turkmenistan has the lowest population

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SOUTH AFRICA: NATIONAL TEAM WILL BE AWARDED BY ITS OLYMPIC COMMITTEE (SASCOC)

The 2018 Bodybuilding South Africa National Championship, was a record breaking event with so many athletes  that National Federation -chaired by Mr. Wayne Price– had to run the event (prejudging & finals) over two days, with an incredible standard of the athletes. Through the selection process, South Africa National Federation selected over 50

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SPORT IS THE BEST TOOL FOR PEACE AND SOLIDARITY

IFBB President, Dr. Rafael Santonja, joined by Mr. Gu Qiao, General Secretary of CBBA (Chinese Bodybuilding association), and Mr. Ochir Ganbaatar, President of AFBF (Asian Bodybuilding Federation) raising the White card for Peace in Sport, surrounded by IFBB Officials from 65 countries at the Farewell Banquet of the IFBB International event Belt & Road, recently held in

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BELT & ROAD (CHINA): WINNERS SESSION 2

With live streaming broadcasting worldwide from Xi´an, the second season of the IFBB Belt & Road 2018 was celebrated, on Thursday 20th September, at the modern Shaanxi Radio & Television Theater. The winners in the categories performed were, as follows: Bodybuilding Bantam (-65 kg): Loi Yang (China) Bodybuilding Welter (-75 kg): Meng Hai

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BELT & ROAD (CHINA): FIRST WINNERS

With live streaming broadcasting worldwide from Xi´an, the first season of the IFBB Belt & Road 2018 was celebrated, on Wednesday 19th September, at the modern Shaanxi Radio & Television Theater. The winners in the categories performed were, as follows: Classic Bodybuilding Short (-168 cm): Behin Xu (China) Classic Bodybuilding Short – Middle

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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