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FITNESS EDUCATION PROGRAM ARRIVES TO ...

One of the most important innovations in next ACE edition will be an interesting program of Conferences, Seminars and Workshops, related with Fitness & Bodybuilding that will be imparted throughout the weekend of the event (September 22th to 24th). The Arnold International Health & Shape Education Program is tailor-made for any monitor, trainer, athlete or […]

TALENT IS AGELESS: 2017 WORLD FITNESS...

Really positive balance for the sport, after the 2017 World Children Fitness Championship celebrated in Serbian village of Novi Sad, supported by the Serbian Bodybuilding Federation, the City Council and the Autonomous Province Vojvodina Government. Near 200 young athletes from 11 countries, between 7 and 15 years old, participated in this event where the future […]

2017 WORLD MEN´S BODYBUILDING CHAMPIO...

By third year in a row, the most traditional IFBB event –the Men´s World Amateur Bodybuilding Championships– will be held in Benidorm (Spain); after successful experiences in 2015 and 2016 with huge figures in countries and athletes participation. As in previous editions, World Classic Bodybuilding Championships will be, as well, a part of the event […]

IFBB AND SPANISH FEDERATION, ON DUTY…

Leaded by its president, Mr. José Ramos; several executive officials from the Spanish Bodybuilding & Fitness Federation (FEFF) visited the IFBB Headquarters, in Las Rozas (Madrid); in order to coordinate actions and tasks for the next two international events that will be held in Spain: the 7th Arnold Classic Europe and the 2017 IFBB World […]

LIC. FABRIZZIO HERNANDEZ, VISITED IFB...

Vice-president of the El Salvador Olympic Committee, Lic. Fabrizzio Hernández –as well president of the Salvadorian Federation of Bodybuilding and Related Sports (FSFC) and member of the IFBB Anti-Doping Commission for Central America and the Caribbean-; visited recently the IFBB Headquarters, in Las Rozas (Madrid). During his visit to the IFBB headquarters, Fabricio Hernández meet President Santonja, […]

NEW CLOTHING FOR INTERNATIONAL JUDGES

A new line of polo t-shirt will be available, in the next days, designed specifically for international judges. Tailored for men and women, the new clothing will be available through IFBB online store (http://shop.ifbb.com) coming soon and, in the meantime, it can be ordered directly in the IFBB Headquarters, contacting the next email: info@ifbb.com Get your […]

DR. JULIO CESAR MAGLIONE VISITED MADR...

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 President Maglione´s mandate, […]

2017 WORLD FITNESS CHAMPIONSHIPS IN B...

Organized by the French Bodybuilding & Fitness Association (AFBBF), chaired by Mr. Mario Valero; the 2017 IFBB World Fitness Championships, held in Biarritz, will be one of the most important international events of the year. Beside the importance to reach the most prestigious title in any sport -to be “Champion of the World”-, this edition […]

EVL´S PRAGUE SHOWDOWN (CZECH REP.): A...

Bodybuilding for amateur athletes will be the key IFBB discipline at the next EVLS Prague Showdown (September, 29th – 30th), with up to 6 categories, in an event in which overall winners in Men’s Bodybuilding, Bikini Fitness and Men´s Physique could apply for a Pro Card. The 2017 EVLS Prague Showdown, held in modern Exhibition […]

BODYFITNESS: 3 NORDIC ATHLETES LEADS ...

Up to 3 Nordic athletes from Sweden and Denmark are leading the 2017 IFBB Bodyfitness Elite Ranking, after the 4 qualifying events celebrated in Medellin (Colombia), Santa Susanna (Spain) Ulaanbataar (Mongolia) and Marbella (Spain). Despite no one of them was able to reach more than one victory, it´s presence in 2 events, reaching the medals […]

ELITE WORLD RANKING: PRIZES RAISES UP...

With the addition of Bodybuilding and Bodyfitness disciplines, joining originals Bikini Fitness, Men´s Physique and Classic Bodybuilding; the 2017 Elite World Ranking has increasing its cash prizes up to 200.000 euros in overall amount. As previously announced, to become in an IFBB Elite athlete, the competitors from such disciplines must be placed amongst the: • […]

CENTRAL AMERICA: FRIENDLY TOURNAMENT ...

A new great initiative to promote Bodybuilding and Fitness, from national federations of Haití and Dominican Republic: the 1st. Friendly Tournament “HBC Bodybuilding Classic”, open to amateur athletes from both countries. The event, scheduled for next Sunday, 23rd. July in Haití, will host the next disciplines and divisions: • Bodybuilding (Welter, Middle and Light Heavy […]

SLOVAKIA WON THE 2017 WORLD FITNESS C...

Joined on the podium by Hungary (Silver) and Turkey (Bronze); the young Slovak team, composed by 34 athletes between 7 to 15 years old, won the Best Team Award at the recent 2017 World Children Fitness Championships celebrated, last weekend 17th to 18th June, in Novi Sad (Serbi). Slovak Federation, chaired by Mr. Boris Mlsna, […]

NOVI SAD (SERBIA) INTRODUCED THE NEXT...

With a great success of participation (new record of athletes in competition!), Serbian village of Novi Sad became, one year more, in the world Children Fitness capital, last weekend 17th to 18th June, organized by former pro bodybuilding champion Biserka Sipka, her husband Zoran and daughter Dra. Zorana Sipka. The 2017 World Children Fitness Championships, […]

CACSO PRESIDENT, MR. HÉCTOR CARDONA; ...

Another great loss in the world of sport: Mr. Hector Cardona – president of Central American and Caribbean Sports Organization (CACSO)– passed away, Friday 16th, in San Juan (Puerto Rico) at age 81. President Cardona was chairing CACSO since 2003 and he was in his 4th term as head of the oldest regional sport organization […]

BODYBUILDING: 3 ATHLETES LEADS THE EL...

Up to 3 Mediterranean athletes are leading the 2017 IFBB Elite Ranking, after the 4 qualifying events celebrated in Medellin (Colombia), Santa Susanna (Spain) Ulaanbataar (Mongolia) and Marbella (Spain). Despite no one of them was able to reach more than one victory, it´s presence in 2 events, conquering the medals, has been decisive to reach […]

IFBB ELITE RANKING WILL INCLUDES RESU...

The results from the first international event, this season -1st. Olympia Amateur South América held in Medellin (Colombia); will be included in the 2017 IFBB Elite Ranking. Despite the event was not in the initial list of Elite qualifying events, IFBB decided to incorporate it, in order to bring more chances to American athletes, reaching […]

MR. HEIN VERBRUGGEN -FORMER SPORTACCO...

With great sorrow, we must to report the passing away, Wednesday 14th, of Mr. Hein Verbruggen: IOC member and former president of UCI and SportAccord. President Verbruggen, born in Helmond (Netherland) in 1941; has been a charismatic leader of sport, and a visionary about the importance of spreading sports, through the Internet. He served sport, […]

NATALIA LUGOVSKIKH & OKSANA BRYG...

Russia and Ukraine dominates the 2017 Elite Ranking, in Bikini Fitness; after the 3rd qualifying event celebrated last weekend (Olympia Amateur Spain), in Marbella. With several of the European medalists competing in Marbella, the Top 3 of the Elite Ranking is as follows: 1) Natalia Lugovskikh (Russia) 16 points 2) Oksana Brygidyr (Ukraine) 16 points […]

LUCA BIOLO (ITALY); PROVISIONAL LEADE...

After the 3rd qualifying event celebrated last weekend (Olympia Amateur Spain) new athletes got inside the 2017 IFBB Elite Ranking and Top 3, in Men´s Physique Division, is as follows: 1) Luca Biolo (Italy) 14 points 2) Andrea Bertelloni (Italy) 11 points 3) Piotr Zielinski (Poland) 11 points The Men´s Physique Elite Ranking includes, as […]

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