Biggest sporting event ever held in Poland: Thomas Bach, the president of the IOC, declared Open the 10th edition of The World Games in Wroclaw on July 20, 2017 at exactly 20:15. In his speech, Thomas Bach underlined the close ties between The World Games and the Olympic family.
The World Games 2017 are history. But what remains of the biggest multi-sport event in Polish history? The keywords for a host city like Wroclaw are legacy and sustainability. For the IWGA as organiser, it is about lessons learned for the next edition of the multi-sports event.
The Olympic Channel will once again show the highlights of the 222 gold medal competitions during “The World Games Week” on its global digital platform.
Nobody walks the Road to Birmingham alone. The International Powerlifting Federation (IPF) has now announced that it will design its own advertising campaign for The World Games 2021 (15-25 July 2021) in the US state of Alabama.
Tug of War, Racquetball, Orienteering and Baseball & Softball have news this month.
Jennifer Thompson, 45, from the USA has just won the World title in Classic Powerlifting in the Open category (63 kg) - although she could have competed in the Masters class (over 40 years) as well. The Powerlifting legend is our Athlete of June 2018!