IFBB News

GIOVANNI CLASSIC ARUBA

Over 30 countries had participated in this outstanding competition, the third edition of Giovanni Classic 2019. A big team success, thanks to the amazing work of organizer Giovanni Arendsz, president of the Central American and Caribbean federation who produced a very professional program in most friendly and warm Caribbean style. The professional champions

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ANOTHER HISTORICAL MOMENT FOR IFBB BODYBUILDING FEDERATION IN BRAZIL!

After making history with th official participation at the Pan-American Games in Lima, Peru, last week, today IFBB BRASIL President Mauricio Arruda went to the capital Brasilia to meet with the President of the Republic, Jair Bolsonaro. Maurício went with all the medalist athletes, as well as the presidents from the other sports

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CHINA: A NEW GENERATION OF FEMALE ATHLETES

Led by its expert Coaches Team, the Chinese Federation (CBBA) has been able to produce a fantastic Female National Team, in the last years.  The recent 53rd. Asian Bodybuilding & Fitness Championships celebrated in Harbin was a perfect confirmation of the Chinese leadership, in the Women’s categories. China was able to win 7

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CHINA WON THE 53rd ASIAN CHAMPIONSHIPS.

Dominating the male and female disciplines, the Chinese Federation of Bodybuilding (CBBA) revalidated its title of double Asian Champion, obtained last year in Mongolia, during the current edition held in Harbin (China), on July 26th – 29th. With a fantastic National Team composed by more than 100 athletes, China prevailed in the Men’s

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MIAMI GRAND PRIX PREPARING ENGINES FOR 2020

After our big and successful event in Miami, we are preparing the engines for July of 2020 Miami Grand Prix Edition. In this Picture, President Santoja with Mr.George Jonson promotor of the event and Mr. Carlos Cortes, master of ceremony at the 2019 Miami Grand Prix.  We are sure this event will be

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ZHANG HAIFENG TAKES THE REIGNS OF ASIAN BODYBUILDING

HARBIN, Northeast China, July 29 (Xinhua) — Zhang Haifeng, chief of the Chinese Bodybuilding Association, was elected as the new chairman of the Asian Federation of Bodybuilding and Fitness on Monday. Representatives of 21 member associations of Asia attended the AFBF Congress unveiled in the northeastern city. “It’s an honor for me to

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BODYBUILDING AND FITNESS ARE OLYMPIC RECOGNIZED IN BRAZIL

Brazil Olympic Committee is one of the many National Olympic Committees that recognizes Bodybuilding and Fitness and has an excellent relationship with IFBB.   In the picture, Mr Paulo Wanderley Teixeira, President of the Brazilian Olympic Committee, with President Rafael Santonja, in Lima, with the occasion of the 2019 Panamerican Games, in which Bodybuilding and Fitness

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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