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SUCCESSFUL BODYBUILDING WORKSHOP, IN ...

Led by Mr. Paul and Carole Graham, the Australian National Federation keeps boosting Bodybuilding and Fitness, around the country. One of their main activities is to promote the sport, at the highest level, bringing free IFBB Workshops and Seminars to all the competitive athletes: an activity that competitors really appreciate it! Recent Sunday, 21st January, […]

2018 ARNOLD CLASSIC BRAZIL: ALL THE I...

One of the main IFBB events of the 2018 season will be the Arnold Classic Brazil (ACB) that will be held in Sao Paulo, coming next 20th to 22nd April. The 6th edition of the ACB is included in the IFBB World Ranking (7 points for the winner, in every category) and is an IFBB […]

EBFF EX CO MEETING, IN MADRID (SPAIN)

Under leadership of its President, Dr. Rafael Santonja, and Honorary President, Mr. Albert Busek; the European Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation is celebrating the 2018 Executive Committee Meeting, during this weekend 19th to 20th January, in Madrid. During this three sessions, the EBFF executive officials are designing the guidelines of Bodybuilding and Fitness, for the next season, […]

MENOS DE UN MES PARA EL INICIO DE LA ...

Se acerca la fecha del Mr. & Ms. America IFBB Cup que dará el pistoletazo de salida a la temporada 2018, el próximo 16 de febrero en Bogotá (Colombia) y del que se van conociendo más detalles. La competición se desarrollará en el Palacio de los Deportes de Bogotá, situado en Parque Metropolitano “Simón Bolívar”, […]

ONLY NEGATIVE DOPING TEST, IN THE WOR...

As a signatory member of the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), the IFBB continues to carry out the official test at its international events, within its line to work against the use of forbidden substances. As in previous events during 2017, the results of the tests (urine and blood) performed on the athletes by the Medical […]

WEST AUSTRALIA O´MARA CLASSIC: CHALLE...

As previously announced, IFBB Australia is an important part of this 2018 season, with some interesting events, in March. Besides the IFBB Australasia (Sydney; 16th-18th March) where the Aussies will compete against athletes from New Zealand, Tahiti, Tonga, New Caledonia and Samoa; the city of Perth will host, coming next 4th March, the West Australia […]

INTERNATIONAL BODYFITNESS ATHLETE KIN...

It is with deep sadness and sorrow that we announce the passing of Polish Bodyfitness international athlete Kinga Kesik-Sweda, on Monday 15th, after a long battle against the disease. Reaching the Finals, at the 2013 European Championships (Spain) and  2014 World Championships (Canadá) in the Bodyfitness Tall Class (over 168 cm); Kinga Kesik loved the […]

IMPORTANT CONTEST IN USA, QUALIFIER F...

The new USA National Federation, “IFBB Physique America”; chaired by Mr. Wayne DeMilia, keeps working actively in its sports calendar. After the announcement of the 1st. Florida Classic, scheduled for next 31st. March, in Delray Beach; a new event has been confirmed: the 1st. Mavs Charity Classic, scheduled in Dallas (Texas), for the coming next […]

2018 WORLD RANKING INCREASES PRIZES &...

After its great success in 2017, the 2nd edition of the IFBB World Ranking will come with important and positive news for the international athletes. The main one is that Women’s Physique, Men’s Fitness and Women’s Fitness are included in the program, joining Bodybuilding, Classic Bodybuilding, Men´s Physique, Bikini, and Bodyfitness. More opportunities for athletes […]

POLISH FEDERATION, AWARDED BY THE POL...

Recent Wednesday, January 10th; President of Poland, Mr. Andrzej Duda, met at the National Stadium, in Warsaw, with representatives of all national sports federations to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the restoration of Poland’s independence, after the 1st. World War. The President presented a special commemorative “President’s Cup” to each National Sport Federation. Polish Bodybuilding, […]

COLOMBIA & REP. DOMINICANA: LA T...

La temporada 2018 arranca con fuerza, con dos eventos importantes más allá del Atlántico. La ciudad de Bogotá (Colombia) abre la temporada con el Mr. & Ms. America IFBB Cup del 16 al 18 de Febrero y, una semana después, en Santo Domingo (Rep. Dominicana); llega la II edición de la Diamond Cup Caribe, durante […]

AUMENTA LA EXPECTACIÓN ANTE EL MR. &#...

…Y lo hace de la mano del interés de los atletas IFBB por el inicio de la temporada 2018, con un evento que repartirá 20.000 $ en premios, además de 22 carnets Elite Pro. La capital de Colombia (Bogotá) albergará el primer evento de la temporada IFBB, los días 16 al 18 de febrero, en […]

IFBB TEAM GROWS WITH VYACHESLAV VINOG...

Young but experienced official Vyacheslav Vinogradov -current president of the Czech Republic Bodybuilding & Fitness Federation (SKFCR)- has been appointed for the IFBB Team in charge to supervise the development of international events, joining other officials as José María García, Natalia Nazarenko, Tobias Hohl or Armando Márquez. With his solid experience as an athlete -he […]

22 ELITE PRO CARDS FOR THE BEST ATHLE...

Barely 40 days for the beginning of the 2018 IFBB season, in Bogotá (Colombia), with the Miss & Mister America Cup 2018, next February 16th to 18th. A qualifying event for the World Ranking and open to athletes from all the IFBB-affiliated National Federations. The competition, which will distribute $ US 20,000 in cash prizes; […]

MORE GREAT NEWS ARE COMING FROM AUSTR...

IFBB Australia is an important part of this 2018 season, with some interesting events and a total of $50,000 prize money, in March, at the West Australia O’Mara Classic (Perth; 4th March) and the IFBB Australasia (Sydney; 16th-18th March): two fantastic events, where the Aussies will compete against athletes from New Zealand, Tahiti, Tonga, New […]

MR. VYACHESLAV VINOGRAVOV VISITED IFB...

The president of the Czech Republic Bodybuilding & Fitness Federation (SKFCR), Mr. Vyacheslav Vinogradov; visited, on Tuesday 9th, the IFBB Headquarters in Las Rozas (Spain), in order to meet with President Santonja and evaluate the highlights of the 2017 season in the country, as well as the next international events for the Czech athletes. Under […]

JUNIOR & MASTER WORLD CHAMPIONSH...

After the tremendous success of the 2017 edition at the Junior & Master World Championships held in Bistrita (Romania), with nearly 600 athletes; the IFBB has decided to separate both events, in order to not slowing down its growth, making easier for the organizing country to enable hotels and facilities for such big figures of […]

IFBB IN USA: IFBB FLORIDA CLASSIC

Mr. Wayne DeMilia is leading, with great effectivity, the new USA National Federation, “IFBB Physique America”; starting their national sports program next 31st. March, in Delray Beach (Florida), with the 1st. Florida Classic. This event, with 7 IFBB official disciplines (Bodybuilding, Classic Bodybuilding, Men´s Physique, Women’s Physique, Figures, Bikini and Wellness), will offer up to […]

ERIN STERN, ANOTHER STAR MOVING TO IF...

The former 2x Ms. Figure Olympia winner, Erin Stern (USA), just got their IFBB Elite Pro card!. After a small break from the professional competition, Erin Stern has decided to come back for action, joining the IFBB Elite Pro Championships. A true star in Figures (Bodyfitness) division, she is also a social media influencer with […]

2018 SEASON BEGINS, IN COLOMBIA, IN L...

It will be on the occasion of the Miss & Mister America IFBB Cup to be held in Bogotá, from February 16th to 18th: a qualifying event for the 2018 World Ranking and open to athletes from all the IFBB-affiliated National Federations worldwide. The competition, which will distribute $ 20,000 in prizes; it will also […]


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