International Federation of Bodybuilding and Fitness

MEETING WITH MR. PAVEL KOLOBKOV, RUSS...

During the participation of IFBB in the 2018 World SportAccord Congress, held in Bangkok (Thailand); President Santonja is having a wide schedule of meetings and appointments with worldwide sport leaders as Dr. Julio Maglione -president of International Swimming Federation (FINA) and IOC Member- who introduced to IFBB the current Russian Minister of Sports, Mr. Pavel […]

AMAZING IFBB MOSCOW CUP 2018

Another great success in level of competitors and audience at the  the 2018 IFBB MOSCOW CUP, celebrated 13th to 15th April in Sokolniki Congress Center, organised by Moscow Bodybuilding & Fitness Federation, chaired by Mr. Oleg Makshantsev. With over 500 athletes participating, the event offered 4 open categories in Bodybuilding, Men´s Physique, Bodyfitness and Bikini. […]

IFBB & FEFF JOIN EFFORTS WITH TH...

This week, the Director of the Spanish Agency for the Protection of Health in Sports, (AEPSAD), Dr. José Luis Terreros and Mr. Agustín Gonzalez (Head of the Legal Affairs Division), held a meeting with IFBB President, Dr. Rafael Santonja, who was joined by the president of the Spanish Federation of Bodybuilding & Fitness (FEFF) Mr. Jose […]

HSU AN-CHIN; NEW PRESIDENT OF CHINESE...

After the elections celebrated recent April 11th in the National Federation of Chinese Taipei, Mr. Hsu An-Chin, was appointed to be the new President for the next 4 years.  Government officers from Ministry of Education and Sports Administration witnessed the election and gave Hsu a warm greeting. The IFBB convey its best wishes and support […]

1st. IFBB PANATTA WORLD CUP 2018

Another exciting challenge for the IFBB athletes arrives from the hand of Panatta Company – a leader in the World sector of sports machinery, for decades – and the Italian Federation of Bodybuilding, chaired by Mr Benedetto Mondello. The 1st. IFBB Panatta World Cup 2018 will be held, on June 1st to 3rd, in the […]

WAYLON MARTIN, NEW IFBBPA ARIZONA CHA...

IFBB Physique America is proud to announce the appointment of Waylon Martin as Chairman of Arizona. “Waylon is a person with the passion, desire and enthusiasm for the sport that IFBB Physique America is thrilled and excited to have part of our team” states IFBBPA President, Wayne S. DeMilia. Waylon Martin is an Arizona native […]

DIAMOND CUP MALTA 2018: NEW STARS DIS...

The 2nd edition of the Diamond Cup Malta organized by the Malta Federation of Bodybuilding & Fitness (MFBBF) chaired by Mr Ralph DeCelis, recent weekend 6th – 8th April, in coincidence with the Maltese National Championships and the IFBB Elite Pro Malta has been another great success for a country who love sports and Bodybuilding. […]

IFBB DYNAMIC PROGRESSION IN USA

IFBB Physique America commenced operation with three highly successful competitions in Dallas (Texas), on March 24th; in Del Ray Beach (Florida), on March 31st and in Rochester (New York), on April 7th. “The Promoters have outdone themselves and athletes have come out looking for a change. IFBB Physique America has provided that change” boasts Executive Director, John Calascione. Under […]

IFBB PRESENTATION AT THE 2018 SPORT F...

Once again, IFBB will be displaying a nice presence at the Annual SportAccord Convention that will be held, coming next April 15th to 20th, in Bangkok (Thailand). SportAccord is the organization that includes all the international Sports Federations (Olympic and non-Olympic), together with the organizers of multi-sport games and international associations, related to Sport. During […]

SUCCESSFUL OSLO GRAND PRIX 2018

Organized by the Norwegian Bodybuilding & Fitness Federation (NKF) chaired by Ms Tone Opheim, the recent Saturday 7th and Sunday 8th April the elegant Oslo Konserthus held a new edition of the Oslo Grand Prix 2018, open to Nordic and Northern European IFBB-affiliated National Federations. With cash prizes for overall winners in every category, the […]

SWEDEN GRAND PRIX (MALMÖ): ANOTHER CH...

Open for all the European athletes, the coming next IFBB Sweden Grand Prix 2018, in Malmö (Sweden); will be a fantastic opportunity to discover new Junior talents (Bikini and Men’s Physique) and bring them the emotion of competing at the IFBB international level, joining the best athletes in the Old Continent. Organized by Swedish Bodybuilding […]

DIAMOND CUP POLAND 2018

In one of the most hectic weekends of the year, the coming next Diamond Cup Poland 2018 will be another challenge for IFBB athletes, especially Europeans. Designed for the weekend 18th – 20th May, in the capital city of the country (Warsaw); the event is another option for athletes, besides the Arnold Classic Africa (Johannesburg), […]

ABU DHABI MUSCLE & FITNESS EXPO:...

Under the leadership of Sheikh Abdullah bin Hamad bin Saif al Sharqui, the United Arab Emirates and its National Federation (EBBF) offered, in 2017, some fantastic international Bodybuilding events in Fujairah and Dubai; bringing the athletes from the Persian Gulf and Middle East the chance to battle for interesting prizes and reach invaluable sport experiences. […]

2018 WORLD RANKING, UPDATED.

After the last qualifier event (IFBB President Santonja´s Cup) celebrated in Nafplio (Greece; March 23th to 25th), the 2018 World Ranking has been updated by the IFBB, bringing the latest information for athletes and supporters. As in the 1st edition, the Top 10 athletes in every discipline, at the end of the season, will be […]

SAUDI ARABIA: NEW SUCCESS FOR BODYBUI...

Led by its chairman, Mr Abdul Karim Mohammed Saeed; the IFBB Academy reached a new success on the education in Bodybuilding concepts for athletes, coaches and trainers at the Persian Gulf area. Recent weekend 30th and 31st March, an important number of students attended the Bodybuilding Course (Level 2) celebrated in Jeddah (Saudi Arabia), under […]

FRENCH FEDERATION PRESIDENT VISITED I...

Mario Valero, president of the French Bodybuilding & Fitness Federation (AFBBF), joined by its vice-president, Jean Marie Mignon; visited today President Santonja, at the IFBB Headquarters, in Madrid. The meeting was attended, as well, by the president of Madrid Bodybuilding Federation and Spanish Vice-president, Javier Parra. In the agenda of the executives, it was the […]

DOCUMENTARY FILM ABOUT ROBBY ROBINSON...

The legendary bodybuilder Robby Robinson (a.k.a. The Black Prince) is the main star in the documentary film about his life that its been recorded and will be titled “The Black Prince: Trust or Bust”. The documentary is being produced by British company “Evolution Media” and, according to Robinson´s words, it will be”an awesome piece of […]

TOMÁS BURES; NEW PRESIDENT OF THE CZE...

The excellent athlete and experienced sports manager and administrator, Mr Tomás Bures became, today, in the new president of the Czech Bodybuilding & Fitness Federation (Svaz Kulturistiky a Fitness Ceske Republiky; SKFCR), taking the torch from former president, Mr Vjaceslav Vinogradov, who was not running for the reelection, addressing his support for Mr. Bures. The […]

BODYBUILDING GROWS, IN ANGOLA, WITH T...

The National Federation of Bodybuilding in Angola (ANGFBB), chaired by president Braulio Martins, is doing new and effective steps in the promotion of our sports, in this country located at the South of African continent. Integrated since 2017 in the IFBB, the ANGFBB already participated at the IFBB Annual Congress and designed its guidelines for […]

CANADA: 3 INTERNATIONAL EVENTS IN 201...

Canada, the cradle of IFBB, will be one of the most active countries in this 2018 season. The Canadian National Federation (CBBF) chaired by Mrs Georgina Dunnington, is Canada’s only IFBB recognized governing body for amateur Bodybuilding and Fitness, qualifying competitors for the three annual IFBB World Championships, and awarding the IFBB Elite Pro Card. […]