The World Games

The World Games (TWG) is a major international sporting event mostly for non-Olympic sports, first held in 1981.

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The next World Games, the 10th, is to be held in Birmingham (USA) in 2021.


In 2013 there were 31 official sports and 5 invitational sports on the program. See the list of sports.

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The biggest 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 calendar of major sporting events.

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