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The World Games

The World Games (TWG) is a major international multi-sport event mostly for non-Olympic sports, first held in 1981.  The event is organized by the International World Games Association (IWGA). It is held in the year following each Summer Olympic Games

The next World Games, the 12th, is to be held in Chengdu (China) in 2025.

Sports of the World Games

For the 2022 event there were 30 official sports and 5 invitational sports on the program. See the list of sports.

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Major Events Extra

The largest sporting event in the world is the Olympic Games, but there are many other multi-sport games. In terms of single sport events, nothing beats the FIFA World Cup. To see what's coming up, check out the calendar of major sporting events.

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