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.
ICF President Re-elected30 November 2016
President José Perurena has been re-elected as President of the International Canoe Federation (ICF).
Ju-Jitsu World Champs21 November 2016
Wrocław’s Orbita Hall will play host to the Ju-Jitsu World Championships from 25-27 November. The event figures in the lineup of [...]
Wroclaw Higher Education11 November 2016
The Local Organizing Committee of TWG 2017 has recently signed agreements with two institutions of higher education in Wrocław.
IWGA AOTM October01 November 2016
Congratulations to Marcin Dzieński, bronze medal winner at the IFSC World Cup in Wujiang (CHN). The sports climber from Poland won [...]
Milestone - TWG 201721 October 2016
Delegates from 23 NOCs and national sport federations took part in a meeting in preparation of The World Games 2017 in Wroclaw/Poland.
IWGA AOTM September04 October 2016
Congratulations to Francesca Lollobrigida, IWGA Athlete of the Month for September 2016. The speed roller-skater from Italy won three gold medals [...]
CEO visits Birmingham27 September 2016
"It was quite relaxed," Gossow said of the meeting, "but we all know have a lot to do." "We've got 1,764 days..."
IWGA AOTM August02 September 2016
Congratulations to Fiji's Rugby Sevens team, IWGA Athletes of the Month for August 2016. The squad won the final of the Olympic tournament [...]
WFDF News02 September 2016
The WFDF 2018 World Junior Ultimate Championships will be staged in the city of Waterloo at RIM and Kiwanis Parks from Sun 19th – Sat 25th Aug, 2018
IOF News01 September 2016
13 best nations in WOC qualified for World Games 2017. The IWGA, has allocated spaces for a total of 40 male and 40 female runners to the IOF.
On the Road to Wroclaw31 August 2016
The 2nd Competition Managers Meeting on the organization of The World Games 2017 set a Milestone on the road to Wroclaw.
TWG & Tokyo 202004 August 2016
All five World Games sports short-listed for consideration by the International Olympic Committee will feature in the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo.