International Federation of Bodybuilding and Fitness

BODYBUILDING GROWS INSTITUTIONALLY, I...

Led by its president, Moussa Messaour, the Algerian Federation of Bodybuilding, Fitness and Powerlifting (FABBP) has grown exponentially, in the recent years. The increase of its participation in international events and even its role as hostess of some of them has been noticed for the Government of the country, which has increased its collaboration and […]

BAHRAIN: ANOTHER SUCCESS FOR BODYBUIL...

Everybody noticed that Persian Gulf area has become in an area where Bodybuilding has growth in a very fast way, in the recent years. One of the reasons is the knowledge and education that athletes and coaches received from experts; an area in which IFBB Academy have a solid leadership, with continuos activities, every year. […]

CHINA & CBBA: FANTASTIC EVOLUTIO...

Since November 1985, when China officially became the 128th member of IFBB; the Chinese Bodybuilding Association (CBBA) has become in a key member for our sports. Led by President Zhang Haifeng and General Secretary, Gu Quiao -both of them in close relation with IFBB Headquarters and President Santonja-, CBBA is the legal organization recognized by […]

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 […]

2016 OLYMPIA AMATEUR SPAIN – Me...

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MR&MS PUERTO RICO NOVICIO EVENT

On May 22th, The Puerto Rico Bodybuilding Federation opened the new season with Mr&Ms Puerto Rico Novicio event. The event took place in Ernesto Ramos theater in Barceloneta, Puerto Rico. It was a great success and confirmed once again Puerto Rico Federation strength, with a the participation of 60 athletes and 600 visitors and enthusiast […]

Pro Tan, IFBB sponsor, is attending t...

Pro Tan, the prestigious tanning company and IFBB sponsor, is attending the 2016 EBFF Championships that are taking place this weekend in Santa Susanna, Spain. Pro Tan CEO, Mr. Stacy Kaufman, has travelled to Spain with his team also to meet President Santonja and discuss some future projects with the IFBB. In the picture you […]

Nice visit at the IFBB headquarters i...

IRON MAN, CEO and International event promoter Mr. Binais Begovic, visited the IFBB headquarters in Madrid, holding a very nice and fruitful meeting with President Santonja. Mr. Begovic is a dinamic and sucessful entrepreneur, with plenty of passion for sport. In close cooperation and team work with the Sweden national Bodybuilding Federation, he will organize […]

IFBB 70th ANNIVERSARY

The International Federation of Bodybuilding and Fitness, founded by Joe and Ben Weider in 1946 steps in its 70th anniversary in the most healthy and dynamic growth. If you wish to know more on the History and happenings of the IFBB since its foundation please visit: THE HISTORY OF THE IFBB

Mr Patrick Baumann, new SportAccord P...

Mr. Patrick Baumann (Switzerland) has been elected President of SportAccord at the SportAccord General Assembly celebrated in Lausanne, Switzerland, on the 22nd April 2016. Mr. Baumann, a person with great prestige amongst the International Sport Federations and the Olympic family, is between others an IOC Member, the General Secretary of the International Basketball Federation, and […]

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 […]