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2017-09-07 Nasser Nassiri, is re-elected as WAKO IRAN President,

Asian Kickboxing Confederation (WAKO ASIA) Public Relations has a pleasure to announce the re-election of Mr Nasser Nassiri President of Asian Kickboxing Confederation (WAKO ASIA) and Vice President of WAKO, as President of WAKO Iran Kickboxing Association (WAKO IRAN) by unanimous decision.
The General Assembly took place on September 7, 2017, at the I. R . Iran National Olympic Academy with the presence of the President, members of the Board of Director and all representatives of the committees of WAKO IRAN in the provinces of the country.
Nasser Nassiri was elected by unanimous decision by Assembly as President of WAKO IRAN for another four years.
Also the following persons were elected by the Assembly as Executive and Board member by individual and unanimous decisions.
– Alireza Salehpour, Vice President,
– Rassool N. Khoobdehi, Vice President,
– Behzad Ketiraei, Member of the Board
– Dr. Sedigheh Etemad Saeed, Member of the Board
– Dr. Hossein Hasani, Member of the Board
– Mehdi Zare, Member of the Board
– Ms. Zeinab Jabari, Member of the Board
– Ahmad Anjdani, Member of the Board,
– Mrs. Vida Parzivand, Member of the Board
– Shahram Banan, Member of the Board

In addition were elected by the Assembly among the Board members Mr. Behzad Ketiraei as the Secretary General, Dr. Sedigheh Etemad Saeed as the women’s deputy, Mrs Zainab Jabari as the representative of women’s athletes and Mr. Ahmad Anjdani as the representative of athletes and coaches.

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2017-08-03 FISU recognises Kickboxing and three other sports

We are plese to inform our memebers that following the recognition in last May of Dance Sport and Flying Disc, FISU has accepted the application dossiers submitted by WAKO and other three international sport federations. The University Sports Movement has now welcomed Kickboxing as well as Bandy, Finswimming, and Powerlifting as FISU recognised sports. WAKO…Continue Reading


Dear Members, After recent publication of news in WAKO web and WAKO Facebook pages, Which created a lot of confusion among our members we feel necessary to make the following statement. We would like to inform you that Asian Kickboxing Confederation (WAKO ASIA) do not recognized the meeting held on 11 June 2017 by suspended…Continue Reading

2017-05-04 Asian Kickboxing Confederation Championships 2016/2017 (Ashgabat-Turkmenistan)

Asian Kickboxing Confederation Championships 2016/2017, 15 countries met in Turkmenistan What A great success again! After the successful organization of K1 Rules Asian Championships in 12 Categories during September 2016, Asian Kickboxing Confederation (WAKO ASIA) chaired and leaded by its President Mr. Nasser Nassiri, organized the Asian Kickboxing Confederation Championships from the 24th – 30th of April…Continue Reading

2017-03-07 Syrian Kickboxing Federation held national Championships in Latakia (Syria)

Damscaus, Syria, Syrian Kickboxing Federation held its Kickboxing Championships in Full contact on 2nd and 3rd March 2017 in Latakia, with the participation of 11 provinces of Syria. The total of 120 athletes from 11 provinces (Damascus, Homs, Hama, Latakia, Students clubs, Military clubs, Dara, As-Suwayda and …) compete together in different weight categories in…Continue Reading

2017-03-06 Bilateral pro-sport and cultural activities between WAKO IRAN and Azerbaijan Kickboxing Federation

Baku, Azerbaijan, March 6, 2017: Within the framework of bilateral cultural and sport collaborations between WAKO IRAN Kickboxing Organization (WAKO IRAN) and Azerbaijan Kickboxing Federation, Asian Kickboxing Confederation (WAKO ASIA) co-organized with Azerbaijan Kickboxing Federation the Kickboxing Professional Tournament in Baku, Azerbaijan on Friday 3rd March 2017 as part of series of International Professional Kickboxing…Continue Reading

2017-02-27 Information Package & Visa Request Form for WAKO ASIA Championships 2016/2017

Dear Asian members and friends, Please find below the link where you can download the information package & visa request form for  WAKO ASIA Kickboxing Championships 2016/2017 (Full Contact, Low Kick, K1 rules, Point Fighting, Kick Light, Light Contact and Musical form style) which will be held from 24-30 April 2017 in Ashgabat (Turkmenistan). Wish…Continue Reading

2016-10-31 NEWS RELEASE: WADA statement regarding renewed NADO anti-doping reform proposals Montreal

NEWS RELEASE: WADA statement regarding renewed NADO anti-doping reform proposals Montreal, 27 October 2016  The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) acknowledges the reaffirmed anti-doping reform proposals made yesterday by global leaders representing National Anti-Doping Organizations (NADOs) at a special summit hosted by NADA Deutschland in Bonn, Germany. The proposals, which were first presented during the special…Continue Reading