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!
Each article in the series "Sporting Snapshots" sets out to showcase a TWG sport in its own environment, bringing to light some of the sport's special features and leading personalities. In this first article Brian Salmon has visited the Weber Cup in Bowling in Milton Keynes, Great Britain.
The International World Games Association (IWGA) has sanctioned three athletes for anti-doping rule violations under the World Anti-Doping Code, Art. 2.1 (Presence of Prohibited Substance or its Metabolites or Markers in an Athlete’s Sample).
On the road to Birmingham we are heading for the next milestone. From 3rd to 4th October 2018 the first Competition Managers Meeting for TWG 2021 will set down the framework for cooperation between IWGA, the Birmingham Organisers (BOC) and the International Federations. The official invitation, jointly sent by BOC and IWGA, will be out in the next few days.
The centre stage at The World Games belongs to the athletes. But who will ensure that the best of their sport are the ones in the spotlight at The World Games 2021 in Birmingham, Alabama?