The Olympic Channel and The World Games organised a joint Media Workshop on 13-14 November in Madrid. On the agenda there were matters related to live TV production, social media and how to pitch news stories for distribution.
The Executive Committee of the IWGA held a meeting in Birmingham, Alabama last week. On the agenda were issues concerning future strategies for The World Games, but also matters such as partnership agreements and plans for celebrating the 40th anniversary of the IWGA’s foundation.
Karate's Ayumi Uekusa (Japan) is a double champion of The World Games. This year she became the Asian Games champion, won a coveted Triple Crown in the Karate 1 Premier League (victories in the legs in Rotterdam, Istanbul and Berlin) and has just been announced as the Grand Winner in her weight category, repeating her achievement of 2017. She is our Athlete of October 2018!
New Zealand's Robert Henderson has been elected as the new President of the World Air Sports Federation (FAI) for a four-year term.
It was with great sadness that The World Games family learned of the sudden death of the President of the World Association of Kickboxing Organizations (WAKO), Professor Borislav Pelevic. He passed away on 25 October 2018.
Sport Climbing Competition Manager for TWG2021 Alessando DiCaton describes the lessons he learned at the first Competition Manager Meeting in the host city in October.