Category Archive for "Competitions"

The Fix is In: Manion and Manion Corruption?

The fix is in. Anthony Roberts is reporting on the story of father Jim Manion, and son J.M. Manion, and their curious relationship with the sport of bodybuilding. Father Jim Manion is an IFBB and NPC chairperson and head judge….

A Bodybuilding Story You Have to Read

The Belgian Bodybuilding Championships was cancelled on the day of the contest. Why? Drug testing doctors showed up, and the competitors fled the show. The contest had been moved to the Netherlands, in an attempt by the NABBA (allegedly) to…

Prejudging Coming to an End?

Is pre-judging at bodybuilding contests coming to an end? This thread is discussing the issue… It last month’s Flex and on PBW, Bob C. predicts “the end of prejudging at pro shows.” His argument is that prejudging is needed for…

2009 Europa Official Scorecards

2009 Europa Official Scorecards. Winner Troy Alves.

Mark Dugdale Guest Posing at Emerald Cup

Mark Dugdale is looking ripped and ready to go as he guest poses at the Emerald Cup. Mark is also sporting a new streamlined hairstyle…

Female Bodybuilding, Tampa Pro, Hanging on by a Thread

Because of donations, female bodybuilding will return to the 2010 Tampa Pro card. Women’s bodybuilding had been removed from the card due to lack of sponsorship. $12,000 was needed to help the sport return to the card. Total donations exceeded…

Record Olympia Prize Money

This year’s Olympia competition will feature record prize money. The total? $800,000, a slight increase of $45,000 over the 2008 Olympia. AMI, America Media Inc., took over the Olympia in 2004. At that time, total prize money was $540,000. IFBB…