International Federation of Bodybuilding and Fitness

International Federation of Bodybuilding and Fitness

International Federation of Bodybuilding and Fitness, IFBB, the governing body of the sport of bodybuilding and fitness, was founded by brothers Joe and Ben Weider in 1946 in Montreal, Canada and it's current President is Dr Rafael Santonja. IFBB headquarters are located in Madrid, Spain.
IFBB is a member of SportAccord, International World Games Association, UNESCO, ICSSPE, amongst many other prestigious international bodies, being recognized as the sole International Sport Federation for the sport of Bodybuilding and Fitness in full compliance with the WADA Code.
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27/08/2014 - 1:13 pm in News

SPORTACCORD CONVENTION SET FOR 19-24 APRIL 2015

The SportAccord Convention announced today that the 13th annual edition of the SportAccord Convention, being held in Sochi, Russia, has been confirmed to take place from 19-24 April 2015, following the confirmation from stakeholders. Held in a different city every year, SportAccord Convention is a unique opportunity for international sports leaders to engage with business, and features a dynamic exhibition as well as the annual general meetings of the governing bodies of world sport. The theme of…
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25/08/2014 - 4:33 pm in News

JUDGES SEMINAR IN NETHERLANDS

The President of the NBBF Juliette Bergmann and the NBBF committee members, Liona Bergmann, Berry de Mey, Richard Kien and Marvin Nagelbloem, organised the first judges seminar for the NBBF. The IFBB Head judge Pawel Filleborn was invited to the Netherlands to instruct a group of very interested members of the NBBF. The seminar was a great succes and Pawel made a great impression by keeping their attention and all of them learned a lot, judges as well as coaches and athletes. The NBBF plan to have…
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25/08/2014 - 11:36 am in News

DR. ENG. ADEL FAHIM EL SAYED, NOMINATED BY THE ARAB PARLIAMENT COMMITTEE AS HON. MINISTER OF ALL THE ARAB PARLIAMENTS FOR SPORTS

Dr. Adel Fahim, Executive Assistant to the IFBB President Dr. Rafael Santonja, received this great distinction by the Arab Parliament. IFBB wishes to congratulate Dr. Adel Fahim for his great leadership.
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THE HONG KONG INTERNATIONAL TOURNAMENT

29/07/2014 - 11:46 am

The Hong Kong International Tournament, organized in Hong Kong by the Hong Kong Bodybuilding Federation, under the leadership of its president Hugo Chan, took place on July…
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CAMPEONATO CENTROAMERICANO FEMENINO DE FITNESS Y MASCULINO DE MEN´S PHYSIQUE Y FITNESS

07/07/2014 - 1:11 pm

GUATEMALA C.A, 28 DE JUNIO DE 2014 Un campeonato Inigualable. Realizado por la Federa-ción Nacional de Fisicocul-turismo de Guatemala a cargo de su Presidente Jor-ge Luis…
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48th ASIAN BODYBUILDING AND FITNESS CHAMPIONSHIPS PHOTO GALLERY

24/06/2014 - 7:56 pm

Photo gallery from the 48th Asian Bodybuilding and Fitness Championships held in Colombo, Sri Lanka, from 19-22 of June 2014.
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AMAZING CHILDREN AT THE WORLD CHAMPIONSHIPS IN SERBIA

23/06/2014 - 2:59 pm

Text: Andrew Michalak Photos: Miljan Jecmenica It is amazing to watch how fast children fitness has been progressing since its beginnings in 2010, when the 1st IFBB World…
Tribute to Joe Weider
A mix of emotions and memories come to my mind, putting all activities on hold. Joe Weider left behind him the legacy of an intense life, plenty of achievements, creating an inspiration for millions of people worldwide, that through his great wisdom changed their lives for the better. His influence on the society in the 20th century, spreading fitness and active healthy habits that were a revolution for society, in the area of health, prevention and wellbeing, creating a true revolution. But I’m not going to write about it, others are doing that much better than I can...
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