IFBB News

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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IFBB AT THE SPORT ACCORD CONVENTION.

SportAccord is the organization that includes all the international Sports Federations (Olympic and non-Olympic), together with the organizers of multi-sport games and international associations, related to Sport. Its international Convention took place, from April 2nd to 7th, in the Danish city of Aarhus, where attended the main world sport leaders and where the

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PRESIDENT SANTONJA, AT THE ODECABE GRAL. ASSEMBLY, IN COLOMBIA

The ODECABE (Organization of Central American and Caribbean Olympic Committees) General Assembly just took place in Barranquilla (Colombia), and President Santonja traveled there to attend it, representing the IFBB, applying as well for the incorporation of the IFBB in the Central American and Caribbean Games. IFBB is already recognized by ODEPA (the Pan

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DR. JULIO CESAR MAGLIONE VISITED MADRID

Dr. Julio C. Maglione, President of the FINA (International Swimming Federation) and IOC Member; visited Madrid this week, meeting in this occasion with Dr. Rafael Santonja and Spanish Olympic Committee president, Mr. Alejandro Blanco, having the opportunity to review recent happenings and next coming projects to happen, in the sport environment.   During

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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