IFBB News

FIRST IFBB ONLINE CONTEST

An entire online event, to perform at home. The IFBB and Muscle & Health Magazine presented last week the first IFBB E-Contest, an online competition open for all the IFBB athletes that wish to participate in this great initiative, showing their performance, flexing muscles and enjoying the passion for sport and the healthy

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ANNUAL MEETING IN FINLAND

The Finnish National Federation had its annual meeting on March 29 by Skype due to Covid-19. The Finnish Federation is recognized by the Finnish Olympic Committee and has conducted doping tests approved by WADA and by the Finnish Anti-Doping Agency since 1995. IFBB Assistance to the General Secretary, Mr. KP Ourama, was re-elected

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EDUCATIONAL ACTIVITIES IN HONDURAS

Past March took place in Honduras the presentation of personal trainer certificates to the new coaches, an event that counted on the presence of the President of Honduras Federation, Mrs. Francis Lara. The IFBB Academy in Central America regularly conducts courses in all the countries of the area, facilitating the training of new

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IFBB AUSTRALIA 2020 SUNSHINE COAST CHAMPIONSHIPS

The IFBB Australia 2020 Sunshine Coast Championships, have been the last event that the Australian Federation organized previous to the COVID-19 restrictions. The competition took place in Queensland, past March 22nd, organized by Australian Federation and its President, Mr. Paul Graham. The event was an interesting experience to athletes, judges, and audience, all

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PRE-SELECTION OF THE GREEK TEAM

Past month Greek Federation made Pre-selections for its national team, the first was held on March 8 in the enigmatic city of Athens and the second in Thessaloniki on March 15. Both events were attended by the President of the Greek Federation, Tasos Koligionis.

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MUSCLE TIPS & TALKS

Muscle & Health television presented a new program called Muscle Tips & Talks, led by the great IFBB Elite Pro Champion, Deividas Dubinas, the show will deal with the most varied topics in the world of Bodybuilding and Fitness, from the best nutritious and delicious recipes, to the most accurate training advices, plus

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DIAMOND CUP MALTA NEW DATE

The Diamond Cup Malta, a prestigious competition that includes Amateur Pro Qualifiers and Ranking Qualifiers events, as well as an attractive program of Elite Pro competitions in the Men’s Bodybuilding Open, Wellness, and Bodyfitness categories. The event will take place next August 29 in this beautiful Mediterranean island, under the leadership of the

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AUSTRIA ASSEMBLY

Past February 23rd, was a historic day for the Austrian Bodybuilding & Fitness Federation, the new board of directors was elected. Congratulations to the President of the Austria Federation, Mr. Jörg Kapfer, and to all his Executive Members.

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IFBB RECOGNISED BY THE INTERNATIONAL UNIVERSITY SPORTS FEDERATION (FISU)

The IFBB has been recognized by the International University Sports Federation (FISU), a new meaningful landmark in the overall frame of recognitions already held by IFBB. The International University Sports Federation (FISU), is the key driver in expanding the role and reach of university sport worldwide, organizing world-class sports and educational events for

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MEETING WITH THE MINISTER OF SPORTS IN EGYPT

With the occasion of his trip to Cairo, attending the IFBB Ahmed Ali Diamond Cup Egypt, President Santonja, together with Dr. Adel Fahim el Sayed, IFBB Vice President for Africa and President of the Arab and Egypt Federations, met with the Minister of Sports from Egypt, H.E, Dr. Ashraf Sobhy, in a very

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IFBB AHMED ALI DIAMOND CUP EGYPT

The IFBB Ahmed Ali Diamond Cup Egypt, celebrated in Cairo, opened the season in Africa, in a brilliant way, with a participation close to 700 athletes and an enthusiastic audience. The event was a huge success that counts with the impressive and unprecedented participation of 79 athletes in the Men´s Physique up to

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AWESOME SIBERIAN POWER SHOW (Day 1)

Over 5.000 people visited the Siberian Power Show & Expo celebrated in Krasnoyarsk in the opening day, Sunday 8th; enjoying the multiple sports activities celebrated at the functional Siberia International & Bussiness Center. The IFBB competition, organized under the supervision of Russian Bodybuilding & Fitness Federation (FBBR), chaired by Alexander Vizhnevsky;  it was

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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