IFBB News

PRESIDENT SANTONJA IS VISITING XI´AN (CHINA)

IFBB President, Dr. Rafael Santonja is now visiting the historical city of Xi´an –UNESCO world heritage-, in the follow up of the 2018 Belt & Road international Championship that will be held there, coming next September 17th to 20th, open worldwide IFBB-affiliated National Federations, with amazing price money awards (80.000 $).  The IFBB

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MEXICAN FEDERATION ROCKS THE STAGE, IN GUADALAJARA

The Mexican Federation of Bodybuilding & Fitness (FMFF) chaired by Mr. Francisco Cabezas hold this weekend, June 22nd to 24th; their 2018 National Championship, with a wide participation of athletes, officials and supporters from the whole country. The event, qualifier for the Arnold Classic Europe for the best 6 athletes, is being held

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SEPTEMBER 2018: NEW EDITION OF DIAMOND CUP POLAND

After the successful experience with the Diamond Cup Poland held, on May 19th to 21st, in Warsaw; coming next September 21st to 23rd will arrive a new challenge for the athletes with a new edition of this International Elite Pro Qualifier event. The event will be again organized under the auspices of the

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PHOTOGRAPHER JOSEF ADLT VISITED IFBB HEADQUARTERS

One of the most prestigious photographers in the Fitness & Bodybuilding world, the Czech artist Josef Adlt visited, on Wednesday 20th, the IFBB Headquarters, in Madrid, in order to have a meeting with President Santonja. The iconic artist, a staff member of Muscle & Health -the IFBB official magazine-, keeps offering his fantastic shoots

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THE FUTURE OF FITNESS IS HERE…

If the youngest generations are the future of every sport, in Fitness the success is guaranteed after the amazing 2018 IFBB World Children Fitness Championships celebrated recent weekend 15th – 17th June, in Bratislava (Slovakia), with near 200 young girls and boys from 12 countries, representing Europe, Asia and America. Organized in a

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LUXEMBOURG MAIN EXECUTIVES, AWARDED BY THE IFBB

The spectacular work developed by the President of the Luxembourg Federation of Bodybuilding (IFBBL), Mr. Guy Kridel; and by its vice-president, Mr, Patrizio Vitali; its been not gone unnoticed by local Bodybuilding fans and the IFBB. The recent 1st. edition of the IFBB Diamond Cup Luxembourg -held in Mordorf-les-Bains-, in which athletes from

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CLASSIC PHYSIQUE: NEW OFFICIAL IFBB DIVISION

Always picking up the preferences of the athletes, the IFBB has announced the inclusion of the Classic Physique Division, starting this season, among its official sports disciplines. The new Division will make its international presentation at the next 2018 Arnold Classic Europe (Barcelona) and, then, it will be included at the Junior World

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PHOTOGRAPHIC GALLERY LUXEMBOURG DIAMOND CUP

PHOTOGRAPHIC GALLERY LUXEMBOURG DIAMOND CUP OFFICIALS BB-75Kg BB-80Kg BB-90Kg BB-90Kg PLUS BB-OVERALL BIKINI 160cm BIKINI 164cm BIKINI 169cm BIKINI 169cm PLUS BIKINI OVERALL BODYFITNESS 163cm BODYFITNESS 163cm PLUS BODYFITNESS OVERALL CLASSIC BB 175cm CLASSIC BB 175cm PLUS; CLASSIC BB OVERALL MASTER BB MASTER BIKINI MASTER MPH MPH 170cm MPH 173cm MPH 176cm MPH

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Mauricio De Arruda Chairman of IFBB antidoping commission visit headquarters

Mauricio De Arruda Chairman of IFBB antidoping commission visit headquarters In the follow up of the application of the WADA Code, anti-doping matters and related issues, professor Mauricio De Arruda, Chairman of IFBB Antidoping Commission, meet president Santonja at Madrid Headquarters. IFBB is cosignatory of the WADA Code and in compliance with the

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WORLD CHILDREN FITNESS OVERWHELMING 200 CHILDREN’S IN SLOVAKIA.

Starting today (15-17 June) in Bratislava with the participation of 200 children athletes from the five continents in an event skillfully organize by the Slovakian Bodybuilding Federation and his president Boris Mlsna. An activity leaded by Gabriela Mlsnova former world champion fitness, now leading IFBB Children’s Commission with a team of selected IFBB

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ACTION STARTED IN LUXEMBOURG

Since the morning, athletes from near 30 European countries are arriving to Mondorf-les-Bains (Lux.), in order to participate at the 2018 Diamond Cup Luxembourg: the last event in the Old Continent, during the Spring. Organized by the National Federation chaired by Mr. Guy Kridel, the Diamond Cup Luxembourg is an Elite Pro Qualifier

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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