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Flag Football Added to 2022 World Games Program in Birmingham

  Flag football has joined the event program at The World Games 2022 in Birmingham, Alabama, the first time since 1981 that the international multisport event will be held in the United States. The announcement came in partnership with the International World Games Association, the National Football League and International Federation of American Football. With […]

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World Games 2022 Adds Drone Racing, Breaking and Parkour

  Two years out from its rescheduled opening ceremony, The World Games 2022 has unveiled the list of sports that athletes will compete in when they head to Birmingham, Alabama, for the multisport event. The official program will include 30 sports, 54 disciplines and 207 medal events. The vast majority of the sports are returning […]

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Birmingham, Alabama, to Host 2025 World Police and Fire Games

Birmingham, Alabama, will host the 2025 World Police and Fire Games. The announcement was made by the event’s federation after a presentation by the bid committee led by the Greater Birmingham Convention and Visitors Bureau, the city of Birmingham and Jefferson County. The 2025 World Police and Fire Games will start June 27 and feature more […]

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Simone Manuel, left, and Abbey Weitzeil start the women's 100-meter freestyle final at the U.S. Olympic swimming trials, Friday, July 1, 2016, in Omaha, Neb. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

Trials Hosts Begin Planning for New Dates

As the realities of a postponed Olympic and Paralympic Games set in for cities across the country, the unknown of what happens to remaining U.S. Olympic Trials events is causing a juggling act for sports commissions, CVBs and local organizing committees. While some national governing bodies are starting to announce new dates for rescheduled trials, […]

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Birmingham Selected for 50th Bassmaster Classic in 2020

Birmingham, Alabama, will host the 2020 Bassmaster Classic presented by Dick’s Sporting Goods, which will mark the 50th anniversary of the bass fishing tournament. The fishing competition will be staged on Lake Guntersville, with daily weigh-ins and the Classic Outdoors Expo to take place at the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex in downtown Birmingham. The event will […]

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Program Set for 2021 World Games in Birmingham

The official program for The World Games 2021 in Birmingham, Alabama, has been released, with 30 sports set to be contested. The event will feature 3,600 athletes from more than 100 countries and will mark the first time the United States has hosted since the first competition in 1981. Among the sports returning to the program […]

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