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Games - 31 Aug 2017 - Events
Taipei, 30 August 2017 – At the end of an exceptional Closing Ceremony in Taipei Stadium, the 29th Summer Universiade drew to a successful close earlier this evening. The ceremony marked the end of an outstanding 12 days of sport, education and culture. 7,734 athletes from 134 countries competed in 271 medal events across 21 different sports.  
Games - 18 Aug 2017 - Events
240 000 participants at 26 venues and in the fan zone, 10 days of competition, 3 500 athletes from 111 countries, 1 600 volunteers, 700 journalists from 50 countries – that is The World Games 2017 by the numbers.
Games - 03 Aug 2017 - Events
The World Games 2017 in Wroclaw, Poland, took place 20–30 July. Altogether 240 000 people present in Wroclaw saw over 3200 athletes compete in 31 different sports.
Games - 27 Jul 2017 - Events
IOC congratulates IWGA “on the outstanding success
Games - 21 Jul 2017 - Events
The World Games are here! On Thursday 20 July IOC President Dr. Thomas Bach declared the 10th edition of The World Games 2017 in Wroclaw, Poland open. 
Games - 18 Jul 2017 - Sponsorship
The 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games Executive Committee is excited to announce that Turkmenistan Airlines is the first national brand to join Ashgabat 2017 as an Official Partner.
Games - 11 Jul 2017 - Media
The World Games will be broadcasted in more countries than ever before. In addition to this, the Games can be watched around the clock on the Olympic Channel.
Games - 27 Jun 2017 - Sponsorship
The 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games Executive Committee is proud to announce that Coca-Coca Turkmenistan and LGI are the first international official supporters of Ashgabat 2017.
Games - 22 Jun 2017 - Sponsorship
The Wroclaw company Kriosystem Life Sp. z o.o. has joined the group of partners for The World Games 2017. During the Games, the company will make available a Mobile Cryochamber for Cryotherapy treatments and Kriosan equipment for localised treatment, for use by the participants.
Games - 20 Jun 2017 - Events
The road to the Olympic Games seems to go – more and more – through The World Games.  Former World Games sport Rugby made it to the Olympic Games in Rio in 2016 and Karate, Sport Climbing, Surfing and Baseball/Softball will be present in Tokyo 2020. Earlier, The World Games sports Badminton, Triathlon and Taekwondo became Olympic sports in 2000 and Beach Volleyball in 1996. Dance Sport will be on the programme of the Youth Olympics 2018 as well as Karate and Sport Climbing.
Games - 13 Jun 2017 - Events
The 100-Day Countdown for the Ashgabat 2017 5th Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games was celebrated in grand style at the multi-functional stadium in the Turkmen city of Mary.
Games - 02 Jun 2017 - Events
The World Games are here! On Thursday 20 July IOC President Dr. Thomas Bach declared the 10th edition of The World Games 2017 in Wroclaw, Poland open.  He delivered the keynote address between the welcome speeches of Jose Perurena, President of the International World Games and Rafał Dutkiewicz, Mayor of the city of Wroclaw.
Games - 30 May 2017 - Events
Athletes from 111 countries will compete at The World Games 2017 in Wroclaw, Poland this summer. This is 8 countries more than in 2013 in Cali, Colombia, and the most countries ever at The World Games. In 2009 in Kaohsiung, Chinese Taipei, the participants came from 84 countries, which was a new record at that time. In 2013 the number grew to 103.
Games - 13 Apr 2017 - Events
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 - Events
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 - Impact
Sportcal will conduct an Advanced GSI Event Study on The World Games 2017 in Wrocław, Poland.
Games - 03 Apr 2017 - Events
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 - Media rights
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 - Media rights
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 - Ticketing
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 - Federations & NOCs
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 - Events
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 - Events
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).
Games - 15 Sep 2016 - Bidding
The European Sports Federation members of the European Championships Board are pleased to announce the start of the host venue selection process for the 2022 edition of the multi-sport event.
Games - 20 Apr 2016 - Events
The International World Games Association (IWGA) and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) agreed on a new Memorandum of Understanding on Tuesday. IOC President Dr. Thomas Bach and President José Perurena of the IWGA signed this important agreement about mutual support during the SportAccord Convention in Lausanne. This document supersedes the previous Memorandum of Understanding dated 27 October 2000.
Games - 04 Mar 2016 - Events
The Special Olympics has a special place in Irish hearts since the hosting of the World Games here in 2003. Nelson Mandela, a packed Croke Park, Mohammed Ali lighting the flame and host towns making Céad Míle Fáilte so much more than a phrase will live long in the collective consciousness of those who were around at the time.
Games - 04 Feb 2016 - Television
The Wrocław Organising Committee (WOC) announced that the Polish production company ATM System will be the host broadcaster of The World Games 2017 in Wroclaw/Poland, 20-30 July 2017.
Games - 01 Feb 2016 - Federations & NOCs
And the winner is… Mwai Kumwenda from Malawi. The 26-year-old netball player was elected as our IWGA Athlete of the Year 2015. She topped the poll with a huge 17,910 votes.
Games - 27 Oct 2015 - Events
The XX ANOC General Assembly will be held in Washington, D.C./USA this week. In advance of this meeting, IOC President Thomas Bach has sent a letter to the Presidents of the 206 National Olympic Committees stressing the importance of The World Games.
Games - 28 Aug 2015 - Events
The opening and closing ceremonies of international sporting events in the 21st century have become their own genre of epic theatre. Used by host nations to communicate their history, achievements, values and ideals, the ability to conceptualise, design and deliver these vast spectacles is the preserve of a handful of elite international creative and technical agencies.
Games - 24 Jul 2015 - Events
IWGA President José Perurena: The framework for TWG 2017 is set!
Games - 21 Apr 2015 - Events
On the day of the Annual General Meeting of the International World Games Association President, José Perurena, and William A. Bell, Mayor of Birmingham/Alamaba, signed the Host Agreement for The World Games 2021.
Games - 06 Mar 2015 - Events
Bangkok– As part of the Sport for Tomorrow, a Japanese government’s international cooperation through sport programme toward 2020, an Undokai event, or a Japanese traditional sports festival at schools, was held at Baan Pran Muan School, Muang District, Udon Thani Province, on 24 February 2015.
Games - 12 Feb 2015 - Events
February 10, 2015 – Edmonton, Canada – The City of Edmonton, Edmonton 2022 Bid Committee and Commonwealth Games Canada today announced that they will not proceed with the Edmonton 2022 bid and will instead shift its focus to the 2026 Games.
Games - 23 Jan 2015 - Bidding
The World Games 2021 will take place in Birmingham/Alabama/USA. This decision was announced by José Perurena, President of the International World Games Association, at noon on Thursday, 22 January 2015, at a press conference in the Mövenpick Hotel in Lausanne.
Games - 16 Jan 2015 - Bidding
Birmingham (USA), Lima (Peru) and Ufa (Russia) have applied to the International World Games Association (IWGA) to host the 11th edition of our multi-sport event in 2021. At a Press Conference in Lausanne at 11:15 on Thursday 22 January, the International World Games Association will announce the name of the Host City for The World Games 2021.
Games - 19 Dec 2014 - Events
José Perurena, President of the International World Games Association (IWGA), has informed the participating International Federations about a change of dates for The World Games 2017 in Wroclaw / Poland. The 10th edition of this multi-sport event will now take place from 20 – 30 July 2017. With this decision, the Executive Committee of the IWGA is responding to a formal request from the Wroclaw Organizing Committee (WOC).
Games - 01 Dec 2014 - Events
The International World Games Association announced the daily schedule of the sports program for the 10th edition of these games in Wroclaw/Poland 2017. After the Opening Ceremony on 3 August, the spectators can experience six sports on the first of the ten competition days (4 August). Air Sports, Dance Sport, Finswimming, Life Saving, Roller Sports and Sports Climbing are scheduled to start on Day One of The World Games 2017.
Games - 14 Oct 2014 - Bidding
Edmonton 2022 is excited to announce Glenroy Gilbert as Head, Athletes Commission.
Games - 04 Sep 2014 - Internet
channel.theworldgames.org
Games - 24 Jun 2014 - Bidding
The City of Edmonton has appointed TSE Consulting as lead consultants in its bid for the 2022 Commonwealth Games.
Games - 08 Apr 2014 - Television
BELEK/TURKEY (07/04/2014). The International World Games Federation (IWGA) launched its own video channel on Monday under the tag: "Discover the World of Sports."
Games - 18 Sep 2013 - Events
The fourth edition of the African Great Lakes Friendship Games will take place on 21 and 22 September 2013, for the second time in Luvungi, Democratic Republic of Congo.
Games - 27 Jun 2013 - Media rights
LAUSANNE – FISU, the governing body of international university sport, has secured live coverage in the US for the 27th edition of the Summer Universiade (Kazan, Russia - July 6-17, 2013) on ESPN networks.
Games - 21 Jun 2013 - Events
Mersin, Turkey; 20 June 2013: The 17th Mediterranean Games was launched in spectacular fashion in Mersin today as the Opening Ceremony marked the beginning of the largest ever Mediterranean Games, after the Turkish hosts successfully completed all preparations in just 18 months.
Games - 30 Oct 2012 - Events
Sir Keith Mills, the Deputy Chairman of LOCOG, today promised to deliver his ‘Inspire a Generation’ legacy across Scotland as he officially launched his sported. Foundation at The Crags sports centre in Edinburgh.
Games - 15 Aug 2011 - Federations & NOCs
SHENZHEN – Today, August 14th, outgoing FISU President George E. Killian signed the Brighton Declaration on Women and Sport, adding FISU to the list 257 organizations worldwide which have notified the International Working Group on Women and Sport (IWG) that they have adopted and endorsed the said Declaration.<br><br>
Games - 11 Jun 2010 - Events
At the work meeting in Erzurum, Turkey, host city of the 2011 Winter Universiade, which was attended by FISU Secretary-General/CEO Eric SAINTROND (BEL), WU Director Milan AUGUSTIN (SVK) and Director Media &amp; Communications Dejan SUSOVIC (SRB), Erzurum General Coordinator Bekir Korkmaz informed the FISU delegates about the relevant decisions taken since their last meeting.
Games - 11 Jun 2010 - Events
KAZAN - The work of the CTI Chairs under the supervision of Stavros Douvis, CTI Chair for SU and Marc Vandenplas, FISU Director Summer Universiade, has started several days ago in Kazan. Today, June 10th, Michalis Kyritsis, CT Chair for Basketball/Men and Jean Paul Clemençon, CT Chair for Water Polo joined the FISU delegation in the host city of the 2013 Summer Universiade.
Games - 19 May 2010 - Federations & NOCs
Last week, the FISU EC members travelled to Shenzhen for the Executive Committee meeting, which was scheduled from May 14th to 15th. Prior to the FISU board meeting, the Summer Universiade Supervision Committee (CSU) made its first inspection visit of a number of venues and the Athletes’ Village.&nbsp;
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