The World Games are for all athletes the most important sport event on quality and audience, immediately after the Olympic Games.
President of International Powerlifting Federation
TWG 2017 Wroclaw, POL
20 - 30 July 2017
Hansel and Gretel, the mascots of The World Games 2017 got a unique opportunity during the IFMA Muaythai World Championships in Minsk, Belarus last week: they were taught to fight Muaythai by the world’s best athletes!
Grzegorz Pyzałka, Sports Director of the Wroclaw Organising Committee, describes what it means to set the stage for the best athletes. 24 venues are needed to run The World Games 2017 in Poland.
Congratulations to IWGA Athlete of the Month, Squash World Champion Nour El Sherbini (EGY)! In April 2017, El Sherbini successfully retained her World Championship title - 12 months after becoming the youngest, and first Egyptian, winner of the most prestigious women's title in Squash.
President of the IWGA, José Perurena, yesterday signed a broadcasting contract with Manolo Romero, the Managing Director of International Sports Broadcasting (ISB), for The World Games 2017.
Three platforms, 400 artists, symphony orchestra, dance groups and music stars. The World Games Opening Ceremony will be an impressive start to the biggest multi-sport event of the year!
IWGA Honorary President Ron Froehlich has been presented with a SportAccord award by SportAccord President Patrick Baumann, in recognition of his dedication and commitment to Sport and for his services to SportAccord and the SportAccord Convention.