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ANTI-DOPING EDUCATIONAL SEMINARS, IN ...

The Chairman of the IFBB Anti-Doping Commission –Prof. Mauricio de Arruda Campos-, is giving, during this weekend 16th to 18th February, 3 Anti-Doping educational seminars, in South Africa. Cape Town, Johannesburg (at the headquarters of South Africa Olympic Committee) and Durban (at the Kingsmead Cricket Stadium) are the places where this lectures are have been […]

SANJAY MORE, NOMINATED TO PRESTIGIOUS...

More great news for Bodybuilding are coming from India: the General Secretary of the India National Federation (IBBFF) and the Asian Federation (AFBF), well-known executive official Mr. Sanjay More, has been officially nominated for the prestigious “Shiv Chhattrapati Award 2017” -organized by Government of India- in recognition to his outstanding contribution, in the field of […]

HIS HIGHNESS SHEIKH ABDULLAH BIN HAMA...

His Highness Sheikh Abdullah Bin Hamad Al Sharqi has been appointed by the IFBB Executive Board, as new Vice-President for Asia. Dynamic and energetic young leader, with great capacities and diplomatic skills; Sheikh Abdullah Bin Had Al Sharqui have an excellent background as public and sports administrator being already working in close cooperation  with the IFBB […]

JUAN PAREDES, NEW IFBB VICEPRESIDENT ...

We are pleased to confirm the appointment of Juan Paredes (Ecuador) as IFBB Vice-president of South America, at IFBB Executive Council.   Juan Paredes is a very dedicated official with great experience, currently serving our sports as President of Ecuador National Federation, and of the South American Confederation of Bodybuilding & Fitness (CSFF). He was […]

Judges Seminar in Genoa (Italy)

The IFBB doesn’t stop with its activities, being them sport or educational events! Chairman of IFBB Judges Committee, Mr. Pawel Filleborn, travelled to Genoa (Italy) to assist to a Judges Seminar. It was perfectly organized and hosted by the President of the Italian Bodybuilding Federation, Mr. Benedetto Mondello, a very active member of the IFBB […]

PRESIDENT SANTONJA ATTENDED THE SPORT...

The Spanish Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation (FEFF) held, last Saturday April the 9th, a dinner gala in order to pay tribute to its best International athletes in the 2015 season, which reached the best results in its History: 2 continental titles and one world title (Junior & Master). IFBB President, Dr. Rafael Santonja, accompanied by […]

St. Lucia Bodybuilding and Fitness Fe...

Last weekend, the Chairman of IFBB Judges Committee, Mr. Pawel Filleborn, attended a successful Judges seminar in Castries, St. Lucia. It was organised by the President of St. Lucia Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation, Mrs. Jacqueline Trim. Atended by Officials from Guadeloupe, Trinidad & Tobago, Bahamas and St.Lucia, including International Judges as Mrs. Susanna Hadad and […]

Austria Federation President, Dr. Wol...

by Andrew Michalak Austrian Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation informed us that its President Dr. Wolfgang Schober is now a proud bearer of the St. Pölten Medal of Honor for Sports Achievements. The ceremony was celebrated by St. Pölten’s Mayor Mag. Matthias Stadler at the City Hall of the capital of Lower Austria. In particular the moderator […]

PROF. MAURICIO DE ARRUDA, REELECTED A...

During the celebration of the 4th Arnold Classic Brazil, it took place the elections for the Brazilian Bodybuilding & Fitness Confederation (CBBF), in which Prof. Mauricio de Arruda was reelected, as President for a new period. The Brazilian Confederation CBBF is a a very active member in the IFBB, with a strong participation in all international events. Beside […]

Moldavian Bodybuilding Federation, a ...

Our sport keeps growing and improving all over the World. European East countries are, as well, a very fruitful area for the growth of Bodybuilding. The Moldovian Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation, under the leadership of Mr. Dmitrii Sergheevici, is a very active member of the IFBB. Mr. Sergheevici is a dedicated official that use to […]

Dr Alexandre Bortolato, new IFBB Lega...

Lawyer Dr. Alexandre Bortolato, Legal Advisor of the Brazilian Bodybuilding Confederation, has been recently joined to the IFBB as new Legal Advisor. The IFBB is proud to count from now on with his experience and knowledge, backed by an excellent career. Welcome to the IFBB family! In the picture you can see him at the […]

The IFBB joined Spanish Olympic Commi...

The President of the Spanish Olympic Committee (COE, for its acronym in Spanish), Mr. Alejandro Blanco, visited today as an attendee the traditional Sport Breakfasts of the Spanish Press Agency ‘Europa Press’. They are celebrated in regular basis in Madrid with relevant Figures and leaders in Sport. President Blanco made a presentation about the expectations […]

Chairman of IFBB Judges Committe, Paw...

In the dynamic program of activities carried on internationally by the Judges Committee, the Chairman of the IFBB Judges Committe, Mr. Pawel Filleborn, will be addressing an International Judges Course at the city of Genoa, Italy. The Course will be organized by the Italian Federation President and EBFF Vice President, Mr. Benedetto Mondello. The Italian […]

VIDEO Arnold Classic Columbus 2016: I...

Watch the full video with IFBB President Rafael Santonja receiving the Lifetime Award from Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger in Arnold Classic Columbus 2016:

IFBB attended the WADA Symposium in L...

The IFBB, as a signatory of the WADA code has attended the WADA Symposium in Lausanne, Switzerland. The IFBB Antidoping Committee Chairman, Prof. Mauricio de Arruda, and IFBB Legal Advisor Dr. Marco Bosco represented the IFBB at the Symposium. You can see them posing in the main photo and in the second picture, together with […]

French Bodybuilding Federation visite...

After attending the Arnold Classic Columbus and before the Arnold Classic Australia, President Santonja is using these days in Madrid, holding some significant international meetings at office. In this context, the President of the French Bodybuilding Federation, Mr. Mario Valero and its Vicepresident, Mr. Thierry Aussenac, traveled to Madrid (Spain) past weekend to meet President […]

Romanian Federation visited IFBB head...

The President of the Romanian Bodybuilding Federation, Mr. Gabriel Toncean and the President of the Balkan and Romanian Judges Committee, Mr. Ovidiu Mezdrea visited IFBB headquarters in Madrid, Spain to met President Santonja, who recently travelled back to Spain after attending the successful Arnold Classic Columbus. At the meeting they discussed about several projects in […]

ARNOLD SCHWARZENEGGER PRESENTED THE P...

Following in the footsteps of Joe Weider (2000) and Ben Weider (2008); Dr. Rafael Santonja, received the “2016 Lifetime Achievement Award” -the highest award that delivers the Arnold Classic Festival- last Saturday, March 5th, during the Pro Bodybuilding Show that reached its 28th edition. In an emotional ceremony, Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger presented the prestigious award […]

Mr. Francisco Cabezas reelected Presi...

Mr. Francisco Cabezas, President of the Mexican Bodybuilding Federation for over 25 years, has been reelected President of the Mexican Federation for another four years term. The Mexican federation, under the leadership of Mr. Cabezas, is a very active member. It has a very active participation internationally and a very crowd calendar of events at […]

MR. VITOR REIS (PORTUGUESE BODYBUILDI...

The president of the Portuguese Bodybuilding Federation (FLCF), Mr. Vitor Reis visited the IFBB Headquarters, in Madrid, with his daughter Duda to meet President Santonja. They met to discuss several programs about Bodybuilding and Fitness in the lusitanian country, as the Portuguese Federation has participated in all 2015 IFBB events. From April 30th to May […]


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