New Ambassador!24 February 2017
Marcin Dzienski has been announced as the next ambassador of TWG 2017 by the WOC in a Press Conference in Warsaw on 23.2.2017.
Tickets on Sale!23 February 2017
The Wrocław Organising Committee has announced the sale of tickets for The World Games 2017 in Wroclaw, Poland (20-30 July 2017).
150 days to go!20 February 2017
150 days before the opening ceremony of TWG 2017, IWGA CEO informs about the state of preparations and the cooperation with the IOC.
Changes in the office13 February 2017
The winds of change are blowing. New IWGA Headquarters and Anna Jacobson has been appointed IWGA Communication Officer.
Dancing to success06 February 2017
Gabriele Goffredo and Anna Matus, the Latin dance couple from Moldova, were Best Team in the AOTY vote, placing fourth in the overall [...]
The runners-up03 February 2017
Dzienski and Williams – the runners-up in the ‘Athlete of the Year’ poll. Speed Sport Climber Marcin Dzienski took a huge leap in the final days [...]
Aiming for Gold02 February 2017
28-year-old Muaythai World Champion and IWGA Athlete of the Year 2016 Sofia Olofsson (SWE) aims to win Gold at The World Games 2017 in Wroclaw.
Olofsson tops the polls01 February 2017
Sofia Olofsson (SWE) is the IWGA Athlete of the Year 2016! The 28-year-old Muaythai fighter wins the race by a big margin.
Ticket Sales31 January 2017
Sale of TWG 2017 tickets soon to be launched. Final preparations are currently underway to begin the sale of tickets for the largest [...]
Media accreditation31 January 2017
The media accreditation for The World Games 2017 in Wroclaw/Poland (20 - 30 July) starts at the beginning of March 2017. We will inform you [...]
Olofsson in the Fast Lane26 January 2017
Five days left to go to vote for the IWGA Athlete of the Year! Until 31st January, supporters can still support their favourite athlete or team by participating in [...]
Bach to attend TWG23 January 2017
Dr. Thomas Bach, President of the International Olympic Committee, has confirmed that he will be present at The World Games Opening Ceremony [...]
Olofsson & Williams in lead16 January 2017
After 15 days of voting for IWGA Athlete of the Year, the 9 best candidates now proceed to the final round. Sofia Olofsson is leading [...]
2 days left in Round 113 January 2017
The first round of voting for the IWGA Athlete of the Year 2016 ends on Sunday 15 January. After Sunday the 9 candidates with the most votes proceed [...]
Online vote now!05 January 2017
The International World Games Association (IWGA) has now launched an online vote for the athlete or the team of the year.
AOTM December02 January 2016
Congratulations to Peter Kotilainen, IWGA Athlete of the Month for December 2016. The 22-year-old forward won the IFF Men's World Championship [...]
IWGA visits Birmingham16 December 2016
José Perurena, President of the IWGA, and CEO Joachim Gossow met representatives of the Birmingham Local Organizing Committee in Alabama.
CoCom Meeting14 December 2016
The Coordinating Committee Meeting gave its approval for the competitions in waterskiing and wakeboarding at The World Games 2017.
DanceSport on YOG07 December 2016
The International Olympic Committee decided to add the DanceSport discipline Breakdance to the programme of the Buenos Aires 2018 YOG.
IOC Recognition07 December 2016
On 6 December Maythai was granted provisional recognition by the IOC Executive Board. In an official letter to IFMA President [...]
Partner of TWG201707 December 2016
Polish tourism organisation partners with The World Games 2017. The media attention devoted to the Men’s World Volleyball Championships [...]
AOTM November02 December 2016
Congratulations to Mirnesa and Mirneta Becirovic, IWGA Athletes of the Month for November 2016. The identical twins (24) from Austria won the gold medal [...]
Men's Floorball02 December 2016
The 11th Men´s World Floorball Championships (WFC) Final Round is played in Riga, Latvia on December 3rd - 11th 2016.
#HeForShe Mission02 December 2016
Hansel and Gretel, the mascots for TWG2017 recently became involved with IFMA as part of our work with UN Women on the #HeForShe campaign.