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Warning: A New Fever May Be on the Loose

Last week I came across a rather subtle announcement: Birmingham, Alabama, will be hosting the World Games in 2021.

Stop the presses! World Games? Is this an international spectacle of sports that could be… 489 more words


Why The World Games Coming To Birmingham Is A Really Big Deal

Last week, Birmingham celebrated some really great news!  The city was chosen to host the 2021 World Games!

What are the World Games you ask?  The games are held every four years in between the Summer and Winter Olympic Games, hence why Birmingham is hosting the games in 2021.   493 more words

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#Floorball, giv din stemme til floorball...for sportens skyld

Floorball drømmer om OL, og et skridt i denne retning er deltagelse i WORLD GAMES, som er for de sportsgrene der ikke er på OL programmet. 53 more words


Jeff Underwood joins WUA to discuss World Games

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) – Jeff Underwood was part of the team that helped put together the pitch that led to Birmingham securing the 2021 World Games. 18 more words


Samford University and Pelham Civic Complex look ahead toward 2021 World Games

BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (WIAT) – Early Thursday morning, the International World Games Association announced that Birmingham won the bid for the 2021 World Games. The city of Birmingham plans to use many venues to help host the various competitions and house the competitors. 318 more words


Governor Bentley releases statement on Birmingham winning bid to host World Games

MONTGOMERY, Ala. (WIAT) — On Thursday Birmingham beat out cities in Peru and Russia to host the 2021 World Games. Governor Robert Bentley released a statement on the congratulating the city on the big announcement.  107 more words