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24 CATEGORIES AND 6 PRO LICENSES TO O...

Challenging and very attractive opening for the 2017 Diamond Cup International Circuit, next March 10th to 12th, in Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic). After two important events, as recent Olympia Amateur South América and Arnold Classic Amateur, the Diamond Cup Caribe is the next Top IFBB contest, with up to 24 different categories and 6 Pro […]

DISCOVERING OUR INTERNATIONAL CHAMPIO...

Another interview to discover some of our best athletes: She is Kristina Koroliak (Estonia), European Fitness Champion (Junior and Absolute) and current IFBB World Champion.   How do your friends call?  Kristina.   How many years have you been practicing this sport?  9 years.   How long have you been competing? 7 years  After you’ve won […]

OSTRAVA: A NEW EVENT FOR THE DIAMOND ...

When there is less than 20 days to its opening, the 2017 IFBB Diamond Cup International Circuit will be challenging to the extreme! With a solid tradition with Bodybuilding –in 2006, the city hosted the IFBB World Bodybuilding Championships & 60th. Annual Congress, in which Dr. Rafael Santonja was elected as President-; its important figures […]

IFBB ACADEMY PORTUGAL BOOST SKILLS AB...

Organized by IFBB Academy Portugal, an important number of athletes and Bodybuilding coaches followed, in the city of Porto; an interesting course about weight training and its applications to reach the best results in Bodybuilding, presented by Professor Mauricio de Arruda, Chairman of IFBB Technical Committee. With his high education in kinesiology and bio mechanical […]

LAST NEWS FROM ROMANIA

Romania will be a key place, this 2017; as its National Bodybuilding & Fitness Federation (FRCF) will host the IFBB World Junior & Master Championships (10th to 13rd November), in the beautiful village of Bistrita. Already working in such important event, the FRCF will be leaded by Mr. Gabriel Toncean, who was reelected unanimously as […]

IFBB ACADEMY DUBAI HOSTED A BODYBUILD...

Last weekend February 17th t o18th, over 50 athletes and future coaches from different Arabian countries attended, in Dubai (United Arab Emirates), the “Advanced Fitness and Bodybuilding Trainer Specialist”, organized by IFBB Academy in Hilton Garden Inn Hotel. In this decade, IFBB Academy Dubai is playing a very active role in the country under the […]

MAURO PULIDO (VENEZUELA), OVERALL WIN...

With a fantastic shape, Venezuelan athlete Mauro Pulido won this category (Bodybuilding up to 90 Kg.) at the recent 1st. Olympia Amateur South America, celebrated in Medellin (Colombia), last February 17th-19th. Mauro Pulido won his category defeating other 11 athletes, as local favorites Hugo Marquez (2nd.) and Ricardo Plata (3rd.). Some minutes later, he won […]

STREAMING IN MEDELLIN: OLYMPIA SOUTH ...

Thousands of Bodybuilding and Fitness fans from the five continents have been following the 1st. Olympia Amateur South America, held in Medellín (Colombia) through video streaming, during the whole weekend. With a fantastic live broadcasting, from the “Plaza Mayor” Convention & Exhibition Centre -venue of the competition and ExpoFitness-, it´s been possible to follow the prejudging […]

DAVID CHAGAS, CLASSIC BODYBUILDING OV...

Brazilian athlete David Chagas do Rosario has been the first overall champion, at the 1st. Olympia Amateur Latin America that it´s been celebrating in Medellin (Colombia) during this whole weekend (Feb. 17th to 19th). David Chagas defeated the other 3 champions in Classic Bodybuilding (it was a discipline with 4 height categories) and won the […]

3..2..1… 2017 SEASON STARTS TOD...

As it was planned, IFBB season 2017 started, this morning, in Medellin (Colombia) with the first time ever Olympia Amateur South América: a great event organized as a part of the magnificent Expofitness 2017, an international Health and Fitness Bussiness Expo, held in this beautiful Colombian city. Over 400 athletes from Latin America are participating […]

DISCOVERING OUR INTERNATIONAL CHAMPIO...

We are proud to introduce some of our best IFBB international athletes, in a new section in our Blog and social networks and, coming soon, also in VIDEO! Let´s discover EKATERINA GRIMA; Women´s Physique World Champion 2016, representing Ukraine: How do your friends call? My full name is Ekaterina. But my mom use to call me “lovely Katyusha” […]

MALTESE FEDERATION, WORKING FOR AN HI...

As we mentioned previously, Maltese Federation of Bodybuilding & Fitness (MFBBF) is working in a really efficient way to make next April, unforgettable for all the athletes and fans, in the country. There is only 8 weeks to the biggest & best ever Bodybuilding & Fitness weekend held in Malta: the 2017 IFBB Diamond Cup. […]

NEW IFBB JUDGE´S SEMINAR, IN MALTA:

Some days before to start the competitive season, the IFBB Judge´s Committee is boosting its goal to update the skills of the international and national judges. If the United Kingdom Bodybuilding & Fitness Federation (UKBFF) hosted a brilliant Judge´s Seminar, last February 5th, with Mr. Pawel Filleborn as lecturer; this recent Saturday 11th, the chairman of […]

RUSSIAN BODYBUILDING CLUB “ANTE...

by Armando M.The oldest Bodybuilding & Fitness Club, in Russia, celebrates its 50th Anniversary, plain of members and full of energy to afford new projects. Founded by international IFBB judge and official, Mr. Eugene Koltun, on 1967 February 20th, when he was in his youth 20´s; quickly became in a referent spot for Bodybuilding and strength […]

BRITISH FEDERATION, LEADER IN UPDATIN...

by Armando M.    The United Kingdom Bodybuilding & Fitness Federation (UKBFF), chaired by IFBB General Secretary Mr. William Tierney, keeps working hard in updating the skills of their judges. Already a priority for IFBB since last decade, the UKBFF has been investing time and efforts, as well, in boosting this initiative.   As evidence […]

IT´S FEBRUARY: IT´S TIME FOR COMPETIT...

by Armando M.    Thousand of athletes are already boosting its training and dieting strategies, worldwide. Earlier than ever, the IFBB competitive season will starts in 2 weeks and, since then, will be not any break until the last days of December. It will be challenging for athletes, judges and officials…! The beautiful city of […]

PRESIDENT SANTONJA ATTENDED THE FEFF ...

by Armando M.     Joined by his lovely wife, Nieves Santonja; the President of the IFBB attended the closing session of the Spanish Bodybuilding & Fitness Federation (FEFF), celebrated in Alcalá de Henares (Madrid), during this weekend 27th & 28th January. The short distance from the IFBB Headquarters, in Las Rozas (Madrid); with this historic […]

Mr. JOSE RAMOS, RE-ELECTED AS PRESIDE...

by Armando M.     The Spanish Bodybuilding & Fitness Federation (FEFF) is celebrating, in Madrid, during this weekend January 27th & 28th; its 16th Annual Assembly in which Mr. Jose Ramos has been re-elected, as President, for the next 4 years up to 2021. With the 100% affirmative votes from the Assembly, in which […]

2017 EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS (3): APRI...

by Armando M.        More news are coming about the 2017 European Champs. scheduled in Santa Susanna (Barcelona; Spain). Once confirmed that the event will last for 6 days (May 3rd. will be the official arrival date, and Monday 8th the official departure date); the deadline for submitting the final Entry Forms will […]

2017 IFBB DIAMOND CUP CARIBE; PRO QUA...

by Armando M.    The next IFBB Diamond Cup Caribe, scheduled for March, 10th to 12th in Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic), will offers another interesting prize for athletes: will be a Pro qualifier event. Up to 6 overall winners could apply for their respective IFBB Pro Card, in the next disciplines: Men´s Bodybuilding Men´s Classic […]

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