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IFBB GULF CLASSIC: GALLERY OF PICTURE...

Celebrated in Dubai (United Arab Emirates), the 1st. IFBB Gulf Classic was the last international event, celebrated in Asia, in the 2017 season. With over 350 male athletes in competition, the event was the center of attraction at the 2017 Dubai Muscle Show Expo. Leaded as representative executives by H.H Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad bin […]

BODYBUILDING & IFBB; SOLID SPORT...

The 2017 Central American Games held in Managua -the capital city of Nicaragua-, from 3rd to 17th December; have represented another evidence about Bodybuilding and Fitness, as solid sport partners, in America. The positive and successful experience about the IFBB participation in this Games, with an important number of athletes and officials from the Central American […]

2018 NEW EVENTS: DIAMOND CUP MACEDONI...

The 2018 will be an exciting challenge for athletes, with even more events than in 2017 and  with “non stop action“, every weekend; from September to beginning December. One of the main novelties will be the 1st. Diamond Cup Macedonia that will be held in Skopje -the capital city of the country-, 12th to 14th […]

IFBB PARTICIPATED AT THE 11th CENTRAL...

Celebrated in Managua -the capital city of Nicaragua-, from 3rd to 17th December; the 2017 Central American Games have represented another step forward for Bodybuilding and Fitness, in its integration inside the Olympic Family, following the intense program of IFBB activities within the Regional Games from the Olympic program, in America. With the occasion of […]

USA: CHANAN SIGLOCK, IFBB CHAIRPERSON...

In an historic move, IFBB Physique America -the representativa IFBB organization in USA, chaired by Mr. Wayne DeMilia-, has named former IFBB Pro Bikini competitor Chanan Siglock to be their first Chairperson for the State of Texas. As IFBB Physique America CEO, Mr. Wayne DeMilia said: “it was a logical choice, having a woman in the […]

DOMINICAN REPUBLIC WILL HOST THE 2018...

Organized by the Dominican Bodybuilding & Fitness Federation (FDFF), chaired by Mr. Tony Peña; the “Renaissance Jaragua Hotel & Casino”, in Santo Domingo, will host a new edition of the Diamond Cup Caribe, next February 23rd-25th. The Diamond Cup Caribe will be a Pro Elite Qualifier event, with 2 Pro Cards in every discipline, and […]

IFBB WILL BE IN COCHABAMBA 2018, (BOL...

Four IFBB disciplines -Men´s Games Classic Bodybuilding, Men´s Physique, Bikini and Fitness- will be a part of the next 2018 South American Games that will be held in Cochabamba (Bolivia), in its 11th edition. Organized by the General Assembly of the South American Sport Organization (ODESUR), this Games are the most important sport event in […]

ODESUR PRESIDENT, Mr. CAMILO JORGE PE...

The President of the South America Sport Organization, Mr. Camilo Jorge Pérez López was awarded, at the 2017 ODESUR General Assembly celebrated in Asunción (Paraguay); with one of the most prestigious IFBB awards: the beautiful Spirit of Sport, in recognition to his great support to the sports of Bodybuilding & Fitness and the IFBB Healthy Lifestyle. […]

IFBB PRESENT AT THE 2017 ODESUR GENER...

As previously reported, President Santonja has attended the General Assembly of the South American Sport Organization (ODESUR), in Asunción (Paraguay). In another historical event for our sport, the IFBB has been approved to participate in the next 2018 South American Games that will be held in Cochabamba (Bolivia); with the next official categories: Men’s Games Classic Bodybuilding, […]

PRESIDENT SANTONJA IN PARAGUAY, ATTEN...

President Santonja just arrived to Asuncion, the capital city of Paraguay; where has been invited to attend the General Assembly of the South American Olympic Sport Organization (ODESUR). Next Monday 11th, will starts the 30rd. ODESUR Congress at the headquarters of the Paraguayan Olympic Committee. The central point of the agenda will be the confirmation of […]

ESTONIAN TEAM: WARM WELCOME AFTER WOR...

Fantastic initiative from the Estonian Bodybuilding & Fitness Federation (EKFL), chaired by Mr. Ergo Metsla; receiving the National Team at the Tallin´s airport, after its successful participation at the 2017 World Fitness Championships, in Biarritz (France). President Metsla and several supporters and EKFL officials brings flowers and presents to the athletes that represented the country […]

FIT MODEL: GLAMOUR & SPORT

Fit Model is related with aesthetic, elegance and sport and the videoclips from recent 1st. European Fit Model Championships organized by the Latvian Bodybuilding & Fitness Federation (LBBFF), proof it in an evident manner. Near 30 athletes became in the stars, in Riga, in an event that will be repeated in 2018, with the 2nd. IFBB European […]

IFBB PHYSIQUE AMERICA, RELEASE 2018 C...

Leaded by Mr. Wayne DeMilia, the IFBB Physique America is the only federation, in USA, affiliated and recognized by IFBB International. After its participation in the recent World Bodybuilding Championships and Annual Congress, the organization has published the list of IFBB events for 2018, where athletes will be able to qualify and be sent to, […]

BIKINI WORLD RANKING UPDATED

Next weekend, 1st-3rd December will be held, in Biarritz (France), the 2017 World Fitness Championships: the last World Ranking Qualifier event for Bodyfitness and Bikini Fitness. In Bikini discipline, the World Ranking has beed updated with the last results from Diamond Cup Milano and the Top 10 became more clear, despite everything could change in […]

BODYFITNESS WORLD RANKING UPDATED

Next weekend, 1st-3rd December will be held, in Biarritz (France), the 2017 World Fitness Championships: the last World Ranking Qualifier event for Bodyfitness and Bikini Fitness. In Bodyfitness discipline, the World Ranking has beed updated with the last results from Diamond Cup Milano and the Top 10 became more clear, despite everything could change in […]

MR. GERARDO AGUIRRE RECEIVED IFBB DIS...

The recent 18th Bolivarian Games held in Santa Marta (Colombia) represented a fantastic chance for IFBB to strength the links with the Olympic Family, in America. During the Bodybuilding and Fitness contest -performed during 22nd and 23rd November-, the president of the Guatemala Olympic Committee, Mr. Gerardo Aguirre, was awarded with the IFBB Distinguished Services […]

MR. CIRO SOLANO, RECEIVED IFBB GOLD M...

The first Vice-president of the Colombian Olympic Committee, Mr. Ciro Solano, was awarded with the IFBB Gold Medal, during the recent 18th edition of the Bolivarian Games celebrated in Santa Marta (Colombia). With the occasion of IFBB participation at the Bolivarian Games, in which athletes from Colombia, Venezuela, Chile, Ecuador, Perú, Guatemala, Rep. Dominicana, Paraguay, […]

BODYBUILDING & FITNESS IN THE 20...

Considered as ” the best Bolivarian Games in the History”, the recent 18th edition celebrated in Santa Marta (Colombia), will be remembered for several positive reasons and, one of them, will be the participation of IFBB athletes from Games Classic Bodybuilding, Men´s Physique, Bikini Fitness and Fitness, in this Games. The recent days 22nd and […]

FIT MODEL: 2 NEW EVENTS IN 2018

As previously reported, the 1st. European Fit Model Championships organized by the Latvian Bodybuilding & Fitness Federation (LBBFF), became in a great experience and success. The attention from media, supporters and new enthusiast of healthy life style, about this event, represents the beginning of a new era in which new athletes who follows Fitness, as […]

IN MEMORIAM: PATRICK GEROLA

Is it with deep sadness that we must to report the passing away of Mr. Patrick Gerola, the General Secretary of IFBB in Monaco National Federation. Former athlete and dedicated IFBB official, Mr. Gerola was as well international judge and the Monaco National Coach, with a solid reputation as trainer, beside a charismatic and beloved […]


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