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Multi-sport games - 02 Nov 2020 - Events
As part of the long-term effort to promote sports development and bid for international sporting events, Taipei City and New Taipei City have joined forces to bid for the 2025 World Masters Games following the submission of the Statement of Intent on December 5th, 2019.
Multi-sport games - 15 Jul 2019 - Events
The Napoli 2019 Summer Universiade finished in spectacular style as the Closing Ceremony officially ended the 12-day celebration of university student sport.
Multi-sport games - 30 Jul 2018 - Events
The Games, held under the flag of the European University Sports Association (EUSA) and hosted by Portuguese University Sport Federation (FADU), City of Coimbra, University of Coimbra, and Academic Association of Coimbra (Academica), brought together over 4,000 participants representing 291 universities from 38 countries across 13 different sports.
Multi-sport games - 24 Apr 2018 - Events
Today marks 100 days to go until sporting history is made through Glasgow and Berlin’s co-hosting of the first-ever combined European Championships.
Multi-sport games - 13 Apr 2018 - Events
The 2018 Gold Coast Commonwealth Games are now reaching their climax and once more, Wiz-Team’s solutions are being used to support major event operations.
Multi-sport games - 12 Feb 2018 - Events
The World Games 2017, held in Wrocław, Poland, attracted 240,000 spectators and generated US$23 million in direct economic impact to the local economy, according to a study conducted by Sportcal.
Multi-sport games - 01 Feb 2018 - Events
The International Committee of Sports for the Deaf (ICSD) invites cities interested in hosting the 24th edition of Summer Deaflympics and the 20th edition of the Winter Deaflympics.
Multi-sport 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.
Multi-sport 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.
Multi-sport 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.
Multi-sport 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.
Multi-sport 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.
Multi-sport 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.
Multi-sport 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.
Multi-sport 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.
Multi-sport 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.
Multi-sport 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.
Multi-sport 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.
Multi-sport 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.
Multi-sport 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.
Multi-sport 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).
Multi-sport 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.
Multi-sport 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.
Multi-sport 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.
Multi-sport 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.
Multi-sport 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.
Multi-sport 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.
Multi-sport 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.
Multi-sport 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.
Multi-sport 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.
Multi-sport 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.
Multi-sport 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.
Multi-sport 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).
Multi-sport 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.
Multi-sport games - 14 Oct 2014 - Bidding
Edmonton 2022 is excited to announce Glenroy Gilbert as Head, Athletes Commission.
Multi-sport games - 24 Jun 2014 - Bidding
The City of Edmonton has appointed TSE Consulting as lead consultants in its bid for the 2022 Commonwealth Games.
Multi-sport 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."
Multi-sport 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.
Multi-sport 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.
Multi-sport 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.
Multi-sport 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.
Multi-sport 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 & Communications Dejan SUSOVIC (SRB), Erzurum General Coordinator Bekir Korkmaz informed the FISU delegates about the relevant decisions taken since their last meeting.
Multi-sport 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.
Multi-sport games - 27 Jan 2010 - Events
The members of the Organizing Committee of the 2015 Gwangju Summer Universiade held an inaugural meeting at a local convention center on January 26th, 2010, attended by about two-hundred national and local leaders from all levels of society – politics, government, sports, education, media, business and civic community. <BR>
Multi-sport games - 17 Nov 2009 - Events
At the recently held Executive Committee meeting (November 13th & 14th) in Erzurum, Turkey, host city of the 2011 Winter Universiade, the FISU Board attributed the following World University Championships:<BR>
Multi-sport games - 28 Sep 2009 - Federations & NOCs
At the FIS Autumn Seminar in Zurich last week, with FIS President Gian Franco Kasper and FISU delegates Milan Augustin, Director for the WU, and Roger Roth, Chair CTI, in attendance, the Ski Resort of Sierra Nevada signed an important agreement providing assistance, infrastructures and formation to the Moroccan Ski Federation and the Oukaimaden Ski Resort, the main winter sport resort in the Atlas mountain range.<BR>
Multi-sport games - 25 Aug 2009 - Events
At the recently held 2009 IAAF World Championships in Berlin, Germany, a number of 2009 Summer Universiade medallists remounted the medal podium for the highest honors in their sport.
Multi-sport games - 24 Jul 2009 - Events
On July 17th, 2009, President of the Russian Federation Dmitry Medvedev met the winners and medallists of the Russian delegation at the 25th Summer Universiade in Belgrade, Serbia.