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Two Years Out

label2019 todayJuly 24, 2019

The World Games 2021 celebrates two-year countdown with announcement of new foundation partner, official mascot

Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama to support international event, with Birmingham’s Vulcan serving as mascot.  BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – At a press conference celebrating the two-year countdown to The World Games 2021, the Birmingham Organizing Committee today announced that Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Alabama will support the ...

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label2019 todayJune 19, 2019

The World Games 2021 Unveils “World of Opportunity” Program

Supplier diversity initiative aims to connect certified, diverse Birmingham businesses to compete for opportunities with international event.  BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The World Games 2021 Birmingham today announced the kickoff of the World of Opportunity program – its supplier diversity initiative, offering local, small, minority-owned and women-owned organizations the chance to ...

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label2019 todayJune 13, 2019

Athlete of the Month: May 2019

Igor Liubchenko (Ukraine) is one of the most successful Muaythai athletes ever, having won multiple World and European Champion titles. In 2015 he was the first athlete to qualify for The World Games 2017, and amazingly in May 2019 he is in the first group of athletes (5 altogether) that ...

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Muaythai athletes

label2019 todayMay 21, 2019


As the countdown continues to The World Games 2021 Birmingham, the first group of competitors for The Games has qualified! Read the full story from the International World Games Association. The first official qualifiers of The World Games 2021 include: Muaythai Women, 57 kg: Anaelle Angerville (FRA), Pia Salgado (AUS) ...

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label2019 todayMay 16, 2019

Athlete of the Month: April 2019

Fleur Hoek (22) is a rising Korfball star from the Netherlands. In the Dutch Korfball League final in April, she scored almost a third of the goals for her team (Fortuna/Delta Logistiek) when the team won the final and qualified for the IKF Europa Cup 2020. She is our Athlete ...

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AOTM March 2019

label2019 todayApril 1, 2019

Athlete of the Month: March 2019

In March this year, Rodrigo Miranda (CHI) has won gold in both the Men’s Jump and the Men’s Overall competition at the IWWF Pan American Waterski Championships. This he did on his home ground, at Lago Los Morros in Chile. He is our Athlete of March 2019! Rodrigo Miranda has ...

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Athlete of the Month: February 2019

label2019 todayMarch 1, 2019

Athlete of the Month: February 2019

Eight-time World Champion, three-time The World Games champion and five-time British Open title holder Squash legend Nicol David (MAS) is The World Games Athlete of February 2019! Congratulations! Nicol David announced earlier in February that she is bringing to a close her illustrious playing career in Squash. Since making her debut ...

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label2019 todayFebruary 27, 2019

The World Games 2021 Partners with Shipt to Deliver Mobile Experience

Birmingham-based Shipt pledges support to international multi-sport event BIRMINGHAM, Ala. – The World Games 2021 Birmingham today announced that Shipt, a membership-based online grocery marketplace, has joined Alabama Power, Protective Life and Regions Bank as a Foundation Partner of the Olympic-style event. Highlighting the new partnership is The World Games ...

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