“Mixed Zone” podcast: World Cups in the spotlight as FIFA pushes for biennial tourneys while USA Rugby bids for men’s and women’s events

A contentious meeting between FIFA president Gianni Infantino and UEFA this week as soccer’s governing body moves forward with idea of a World Cup every two years. Elsewhere, the United States could be hosting two Rugby World Cups by the end of the decade.

World Games in Birmingham, USA, set to be the “First Games of the New Normal” in nine months

The president of the International World Games Association, José Perurena, will travel in late November to Alabama for a “grand final meeting” with the Olympic Committees and the Organizing Committee.

The World Games 2022 formally launches commemorative brick program

Statement from World Games CEO Nick Sellers on UAB’s first game at new Protective Stadium

“Safety is our top priority“

Detailed schedule for TWG 2022 published

The detailed schedule for The World Games 2022 in Birmingham, USA is now online. The International World Games Association has published the detailed programme for the 11th edition of the Games, taking place from 7 to 17 July 2022.

Los Juegos Mundiales de 2022 se centran en una nueva generación de deportes sin perder de vista la pandemia

Birmingham, Alabama, es sede de la próxima edición del evento multideportivo, del 7 al 17 de julio de 2022. El director general de TWG2022, Nick Sellers, dice a Around the Rings que “hay mucho trabajo fino por hacer”.

PODCAST: Birmingham, Alabama ready to welcome fans to The World Games 2022

The World Games 2022 CEO Nick Sellers and honorary co-chair Cat Whitehill share their excitement as the countdown to the opening ceremony is now only 11 months away.

IWGA appoints quantum consultancy

The World Games 2022 Celebrates Ticket Launch, One Year Countdown

Global event opens ticket sales, introduces mascots and announces performers one year from Opening Ceremonies

Perurena Quits Canoeing Presidency

(ATR) Jose Perurena says he will seek to extend his mandate as president of the World Games.

Karate: spiritual homecoming, anniversary and a rebirth - ATR Extra

Karate comes home in 2020

The World Games family grows

Wushu and Sambo Could Join World Games

(ATR) Birmingham 2022 Organizing Committee presents progress at the virtual IWGA General Assembly.

Wushu y Sambo a votacion para Juegos Mundiales

(ATR) Comité Organizador Birmingham 2022 expone avances ante Asamblea General de la IWGA

Vonetta Flowers Named Honorary Co-Chair of The World Games 2022 Birmingham

The World Games 2022 announces University of Alabama at Birmingham as official venue and partner

New Lacrosse Discipline Launched

(ATR) World Lacrosse Sixes aimed at further growing the sport while offering another option for players around the world.

Dr. Henry Panion III Artistic Director of The World Games 2022 Opening and Closing Ceremonies

IWGA: Secret Online Vote Guaranteed

(ATR) New strategy for the Chengdu 2025 World Games.

The World Games 2022 Announces Disability Inclusion Partnership

IWGA and World Games 2022 Confirm Pathway for Haudenosaunee Nation to Compete

IWGA Annual General Meeting Now Virtual

The World Games 2022 Specialty License Plates Now Available

Federation Focus: Qatar 2022 Schedule Announced

Also: 2020 Archery World Cup canceled; NFL teaming up with 2022 World Games; USA Weightlifting goes remote

Jose Perurena: "I was afraid of dying"

(ATR) A survivor of COVID-19, the Spanish administrator still undergoes testing for the return of the virus.

American Football Invited to Birmingham 2022

(ATR) The decision, two years from the opening of the World Games in Alabama, coincides with the addition of a new stadium.

#ICYMI: USA Swimming Facing Lawsuits; Don Porter Remembered; Collectibles & Corona

#ICYMI -- In Case You Missed It ... Sometimes the best stories don't get the attention we think they deserve.

Don Porter, 90, Brought Softball to Olympics

(ATR) Don Porter was a tireless campaigner for women’s softball in the Olympics.

President Perurena: 'Well done in the moment of challenge' - IWGA Board meeting