Month: December 2018

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label2015 todayDecember 12, 2018

Birmingham gets $20M grant for bus rapid transit

October 9, 2017 Birmingham was awarded a $20 million federal grant for a 15-mile bus rapid transit project that will connect 25 communities on the west and east sides to the city center, Mayor William Bell announced Monday at Legion Field. Bell, who was joined by members of the city ...

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label2016 todayDecember 12, 2018

Memorandum of Understanding between IOC and IWGA signed

October 9, 2017 The International World Games Association (IWGA) and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) agreed on a new Memorandum of Understanding on Tuesday. IOC President Dr. Thomas Bach and President José Perurena of the IWGA signed this important agreement about mutual support during the SportAccord Convention in Lausanne. This document ...

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label2016 todayDecember 12, 2018

Tokyo beckons for World Games sports

October 9, 2017 All five World Games sports short-listed for consideration by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) will feature in the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo. This landmark decision was taken yesterday by the IOC Executive Board, meeting in Rio de Janeiro. It means that baseball/softball, karate, skateboard, sports climbing ...

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label2017 todayDecember 12, 2018

Birmingham prepares for 2021 World Games

Published: Friday, August 4th 2017, 9:53 pm CDT  Updated: Friday, August 4th 2017, 10:26 pm CDT By Hannah Ward, Reporter BIRMINGHAM, AL (WBRC) –Several Birmingham city and Jefferson County officials are catching up on some sleep after an exciting week in Poland for the 2017 World Games. The trip was ...

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