IFBB News

KEYVAN SHAHGHOLI (IRAN) WON MEN´S PHYSIQUE IN MUMBAI (INDIA)

With a perfect score of 5 points, the aesthetic and proportioned Iranian athlete Keyvan Shahgholi won the Men´s Physique overall title, at the recent Olympia Amateur India celebrated last weekend 14th-15th October, in Mumbai. Shahgholi won the Gold Medal in the Middle Class (-174 cm), as well with perfect scores from judges (5 points), defeating

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Mr. HITOSHI TAMARI -IFBB PATRON-, PASSED AWAY

It is with great sadness that we have to inform, to all the Bodybuilding supporters; on the passing away of our dear colleague and life friend, Mr. Hitoshi Tamari, former president of Japan Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation (JBBF). Mr. Tamari was a pioneer and founder of our sport in Japan and in Asia, beside a

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SIDDHANT MORE; MOVIE STAR IN INDIA

Entrepreneur, movie actor and Classic Bodybuilding IFBB athlete; Siddhant More is a charismatic young star in India. Born in 1995, he grew up in an sports family environment; his father –Mr. Sanjay More-, was a bodybuilder and currently is the General Secretary in Indian (IBBFF) & Asian (AFBF) Federation. Beside his sport education, he reached

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MEXICAN OLYMPIC COMMITTEE SUPPORTS IFBB IN NORTH AMERICA REGION.

This Wednesday, October 3rd, IFBB Headquarters has received a nice letter, addressed to Dr. Rafael Santonja from the President of the Mexican Olympic Committee -Lic. Carlos Padilla- that speaks by itself: Distinguished President, Though these lines I wish to express you my full support, backing you on the situation that your sport is

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MRS. NICOLE HOEVERTSZ AWARDED WITH THE “IFBB SPIRIT OF SPORT”

Mrs. Nicole Hoevertsz -Aruba IOC Member-, received the prestigious “IFBB Spirit of Sport Award”, recent August 5th, during the 1st. edition of the Ben Weider Legacy Cup (BWLCA) celebrated in Palm Beach, organized by the Aruba Bodybuilding & Powerlifting Association (ABPA).   IFBB President, Dr. Rafael Santonja flu to Aruba to supervise this

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PRESIDENT SANTONJA, IN ARUBA

IFBB President, Dr. Rafael Santonja arrived to Aruba, in order to attend the 1st. Ben Weider Legacy Cup (BWLCA) organized by the Aruba Bodybuilding & Powerlifting Association (ABPA) and its president Giovanni Arendsz. As recently mentioned, athletes from 20 countries (North, South and Central America; Caribbean and Netherland) are expected in this BWLCA,

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IFBB VISITED MONGOLIAN OLYMPIC COMMITEE

IFBB President, Dr. Santonja and his Executive Assistant, Dr. Adel Fahim El Sayed; visited this week the Mongolian Olympic Committee (MOC) and its president, Dr. Demchigjav Zagdsuren; taking profit about its presence in Ulaanbataar, on the occasion of the 51st. Asian Bodybuilding and Fitness Championships held in the country.   The meeting was

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MR. GIANNI MERLO RE-ELECETED AIPS PRESIDENT

President Gianni Merlo (Italy) has been unanimously reelected President of the International Sport Press Association (AIPS), at the electoral Congress of the association held last April 17th, in Seoul, Korea.   The AIPS it´s recognized by the IOC and Presidente Gianni Merlo, who will run his fourth term as AIPS chief,  is a

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ING. NEVEN ILIC ALVAREZ, RECENTLY ELECTED PRESIDENT OF PASO

This April 26th, at the Electoral General Assembly of the Pan American Sport Organization, in Punta del Este (Uruguay), Ing. Ilic Alvarez just got elected as new President of PASO.   Mr. Neven Ilic Alvarez, as well President of the Chile Olympic Committee, is an experienced sport leader, inspirational in the principles of

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