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USFL Adds Memphis as 2023 Competition Hub

Officials from the USFL and the city of Memphis have reached an agreement for the Memphis Showboats to play the USFL 2023 season at Simmons Bank Liberty Stadium, home of the 1980s team that featured Pro Football Hall of Famer Reggie White. Memphis is the second city that will host games in the second spring […]

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Birmingham Awarded 2026 European Athletics Championships

The 2026 European Athletics Championships were awarded to Birmingham, England, by the European Athletics Council meeting during its meetings this past weekend in Warsaw, Poland. It is the first time that a British city has been assigned the European Championships. Birmingham has staged a plethora of high profile events in recent years, including the recent […]

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The World Games 2022 will offer day passes for $35, allowing fans to see multiple events for one price.

World Games 2022 Offers Fans Affordable Ticket Option

The World Games 2022 are making it more affordable than ever to experience multiple events throughout the competition. With the announcement of “The World Games Day Pass” — which allows fans to attend multiple sports competitions held during a single day for just $35 — the goal is to provide the opportunity for everyone at […]

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IOC President Thomas Bach speaks during the 2022 Olympic Winter Games in Beijing on February 20. Photograph by IOC/Greg Martin

Thomas Bach to Attend 2022 World Games in Birmingham

International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach will attend The World Games in Birmingham, Alabama, organizers confirmed this week. Bach plans to attend the Opening Ceremony on July 7 at Protective Stadium, which opened last year, as well as several of the sports competitions during his stay in Birmingham. “We’re very honored that the President of […]

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Birmingham Moves Closer to Host USFL’s Relaunch

Birmingham, Alabama, is close to becoming the host for the relaunched USFL this spring after a city council vote on Tuesday night. A resolution to allow the city and Birmingham Park and Recreation Board to finalize an agreement with the USFL was approved as long as the agreement does not exceed $500,000. The deal would […]

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Outdoor Competition Venues Selected for World Games 2022 in Birmingham

The Birmingham (Alabama) Organizing Committee for The World Games 2022 has selected Oak Mountain State Park, Barber Motorsports Park and John Carroll Catholic High School to host outdoor competitions during the upcoming international multisport event. “The excitement about the competition at these venues grows as we unveil each one,” The World Games 2022 CEO Nick […]

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Three Birmingham Venues Tapped for The World Games

Three more venues in Birmingham, Alabama, have been named as host venues for The World Games 2022: Legion Field, Birmingham CrossPlex and Boutwell Auditorium. Protective Stadium, a new downtown venue expected to open this year, had previously been named as a venue as well, making for four of the expected 25 venues to be named […]

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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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