Games - 13 Apr 2017
President of the IWGA, José Perurena, has signed a broadcasting contract with Manolo Romero, the Managing Director of International Sports Broadcasting (ISB), for The World Games 2017.
Games - 12 Apr 2017
In exactly 100 days, some 4,000 young artists and athletes from the 84 member States and governments of La Francophonie will come together in Abidjan to participate in the 8th Francophone Games that will take place from 21 to 30 July 2017 in Ivory Coast. This year’s edition is focused on Solidarity, Diversity and Excellence. It is also meant to support the development of Ivory Coast and strengthen the national cohesion of the country.
Games - 05 Apr 2017
Sportcal will conduct an Advanced GSI Event Study on The World Games 2017 in Wrocław, Poland.
Games - 03 Apr 2017
The International Committee of Sports for the Deaf, organization recognized by the IOC in 1954, the global governing body for the organization of Summer and Winter Deaflympics, has announced the bid for the 24rd Summer Deaflympics in 2021.
Games - 31 Mar 2017
The World Games 2017 will be shown on several TV stations throughout China. Lagardere Sports/U!Sports has signed an agreement with the Asian distributor Madison, which guarantees several partners in China, including CCTV 5, Shanghai TV, Beijing TV, Guangdong TV, IPTV, and China Mobile/MiGo with approximately 400 million users.
Games - 07 Mar 2017
Sport1 GmbH has acquired the comprehensive platform-neutral media rights to The World Games 2017 – exclusively for Germany and non-exclusively for Austria and Switzerland.
Games - 24 Feb 2017
The Wrocław Organising Committee (WOC) has announced the sale of tickets for the largest sporting event of the year in Poland - The World Games 2017.
Games - 14 Feb 2017
The IWGA Headquarters has moved to a new building: as of Monday 13th February, the IWGA Office has a floor in the old building of the FIG. Member federations and partners can update their address books with the new address for IWGA: Avenue de la Gare 12, 1003 Lausanne, Switzerland.
Games - 24 Jan 2017
Dr. Thomas Bach, President of the International Olympic Committee, has confirmed that he will be present at The World Games Opening Ceremony in Wroclaw on 20th July 2017. In his letter to IWGA President José Perurena, the IOC President states that he will also attend several sports events during his stay.
Games - 19 Dec 2016
During their recent visit to Birmingham/Alabama, José Perurena, President of the International World Games Association, and CEO Joachim Gossow met representatives of the Birmingham Local Organizing Committee (BOC) and Chester Wheeler, responsible for marketing and media within the United States Olympic Committee (USOC).