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WORKING MEETING PORTUGAL & SPAIN...

It took place in Béjar (Salamanca), the birthplace of President Santonja, short distance from the border between the two countries. The presidents of both national federations, Mr. Vítor Reis and Mr. José Ramos attended an extraordinary meeting on recent August 15 th, accompanied by other officers of their executive boards, with the goal to analyze, […]

IN MEMORIAM: SIFISO THABETHE (1994-20...

It is with great regreat and sadness that we have to report the pass away of Sifiso Lungelo Thabethe (South Africa), due to a fatal injury at the performance of an acrobatic, at national championship en South Africa. Sifiso Thabethe was a young talented athlete that won, last year 2016, the World Junior Bodybuilding Championship, […]

MRS. NICOLE HOEVERTSZ AWARDED WITH TH...

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 important international event […]

DANISH BODYBUILDING FEDERATION DELIVE...

The 2017 IFBB Elite Ranking became in the real challenge for athletes worldwide, this season. To qualify into the ranking guarantee the athletes to have their personal Elite Cards, as a signal of its elite level, and most of them have been already delivered by their respective National Federations. As a good example, the always […]

AN HISTORIC EVENT: 1st. OLYMPIA AMATE...

Open to all the IFBB-affiliated National Federations from Asia, the modern Bombay Exhibition Centre will host, next 13rd to 15th October, the 1st. edition of the Olympia Amateur India, in Mumbai. Organized by Asian Business Exhibition & Conferences Ltd. (ABEC) under the leadership and coordination of the Indian Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation (IBBFF), and with […]

CHANGES IN THE ELITE RANKING, AFTER 1...

With the recent Ben Weider Legacy Cup (BWLCA) celebrated in Aruba, last weekend 4th & 5th August; the 2017 IFBB Elite Ranking received several changes in their top positions. The event gave 7 points to all the winners in every category and the Top 5 athletes qualified received, as well, others valued points. The most […]

JAMEIL HAMILTON (BAHAMAS), WINNER IN ...

Fantastic bodybuilder Jameil Hamilton (Bahamas) took the overall victory at the recent Ben Weider Legacy Cup celebrated in Aruba, yesterday August 5th. With his solid 106 kg. Hamilton won the Super Heavyweight category, defeating athletes from Curaçao, Jamaica, Antigua, Dominican Republic, Trinidad & Tobago and Portugal. Qualified for the Super Final, Hamilton won the overall […]

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, held in […]

UNFORGETTABLE FRIENDLY TOURNAMENT “HA...

The most populous island in America –Hispaniola-, hosted a great Bodybuilding event, recent July 23rd, between athletes from its two sovereign nations: Haiti and Dominican Republic.  The 1st. “HBC Bodybuilding Classic”, open to amateur athletes from both countries, was an amazing experience that boosted the spirit of collaboration between the Dominican Bodybuilding Federation – chaired […]

IFBB GULF CLASSIC WILL BE HELD, AT DU...

The Middle East’s leading international bodybuilding event, Dubai Muscle Show; will be hosting the IFBB Gulf Classic, on 8th – 9th December 2017, at Dubai World Trade Centre. Amateur bodybuilders and Fitness athletes are invited to register for this event, designed to attract over 20.000 spectators, in 2 days; thought their respective national federations. The IFBB Gulf […]

IMPORTANT EFFORT FOR EDUCATIONAL FITN...

Chinese Bodybuilding Association (CBBA), leaded by president Zhang Haifeng, is doing, in this decade, an important effort to raise the technical level of athletes and coaches, and results in the last international competitions, proofs the success of their strategy. CBBA annually holds over 100 Fitness Coach Courses, providing adequate preparation for lFBB international athletes and […]

ARGENTINA: COMPETITION AND EDUCATIONA...

Leaded by its president, Mr. Fernando Loreiro; the Argentina Federation of Bodybuilding (FAM) had an intense activity during the recent month of July that will continue for the next coming weeks. National competitions didn’t stop with up to 3 events and August will be even more dynamic with 4 events, including the most important: the […]

MAXIMUM EXPECTATION FOR BEN WEIDER LE...

Athletes from 20 countries (North, South and Central America; Caribbean and Netherland) are preparing their participation, next Friday 4th August; in the first edition of the Ben Weider Legacy Cup Aruba (BWLCA), held in Palm Beach. This event, organized by the Aruba Bodybuilding & Powerlifting Association (ABPA) will resume the 2017 season, after the break […]

NEW INTERNATIONAL CONTEST, IN SINGAPO...

The Singapore Federation of Bodybuilding and Fitness (SFBF) will organize, next October 7th; the 2017 Show of Strength, at the prestigious “Marina Bay Sands Convention Centre”: an amazing Bodybuilding and Fitness event, open to athletes from Philippines, Hong Kong, Thailand, Malaysia, Indonesia, Macau, Korea and Nepal, under the approval of their respective National Federations. Leaded […]

MR. OLYMPIA AMATEUR MUMBAI, IN PROGRE...

Under the leadership of the General Secretary of the Indian Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation (IBBFF), Mr. Sanjay More –as well, General Secretary of the Asian Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation (AFBF)-; the 1st. edition of the Olympia Amateur India goes ahead, in great progression. Recent Monday 24th July, a meeting was held, in Mumbai; attended by officials from […]

MORE NEWS ABOUT WORLD JUNIOR & M...

Organized under the patronage of Romanian Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation (FRCF), leaded by Prof. Gabriel Toncean; the Inspection Report about 2017 IFBB World Junior & Master Championships is already available in https://www.ifbb.com/ifbb-board/ Scheduled for next 10th to 13th November, in Bistrita -one of the most picturesque areas of Romania-, the event will be joined by different […]

OLYMPIA AMATEUR LAS VEGAS: ANOTHER ST...

Since 1999, Las Vegas (Nevada; USA) has become in an iconic name for Bodybuilding and Fitness athletes and, this year, its legend will grow with the 1st. edition of the Olympia Amateur Las Vegas, scheduled for the next September 14th to 17th, at the iconic venue Orleans Showroom. Organized by the National Physique Committee (NPC) […]

IFBB EXECUTIVE MR. JOSE RAMOS, VISITE...

IFBB is already actively working, with the collaboration of the French and Spanish National Federations; in the organization of the 2017 World Championships. In the previous days, Mr. José Ramos -IFBB Treasurer-, made respective inspection visits to Benidorm (Alicante; Spain) and Biarritz (France), checking the venues and hotels. Taking advantage of his geographical proximity, José […]

HONG KONG: MEETING PLACE FOR THE 3rd....

With its spectacular organization and great showtime, the Olympia Amateur Asia became in one of the most charismatic events, in IFBB calendar. Again organized under the patronage of Hong Kong Bodybuilding & Fitness Federation (HKFBF) leaded by Mr. Hugo Chan; the 3rd. edition of the event will be held, next October 23th to 26th, at […]

2017 OLYMPIA AMATEUR INDIA: GREAT PER...

The 1st. edition of the Olympia Amateur India, scheduled for the next October 13th to 16th, in Mumbai; will be a fantastic event with great perspectives about the promotion of Bodybuilding, in India and Asia. Organized under the patronage of Indian Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation (IBBFF), the event is the result of the great effort […]

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