The World Games 2022 Celebrates Ticket Launch, One Year Countdown

Global event opens ticket sales, introduces mascots and announces performers one year from Opening Ceremonies BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (July 7, 2021) – The Birmingham Organizing Committee for The World Games 2022 (TWG2022) has officially launched ticket sales. The release date marks only one year until the city welcomes the world to the Opening Ceremony at Protective […]

IFMA Congratulates Sambo & Wushu

The International World Games Association family has grown from 37 to 39 members. The International Wushu Federation and the International Sambo Federation received the 2/3 majority at the recent IWGA AGM held remotely to be admitted as the 38th and 39th members of The World Games family. AIMS President Stephan Fox sent personal congratulatory messages to […]


In just two years, The World Games 2022 will officially be underway in Birmingham. To mark the occasion, the Birmingham Organizing Committee today announced that NBA Most Valuable Player Charles Barkley will serve as an honorary co-chair, ambassador, for the event. Barkley will participate in several major events for The World Games 2022, including the Opening […]

IWGA Athlete of the Month goes to Muaythai fighter Vewart Comta!

Congratulations to Vewart Comta, IWGA Athlete of the Month for August 2015. The Muaythai fighter from Thailand won the gold medal (weight class 57 kg) at the IFMA Muaythai Royal World Cup in Bangkok. He became the first athlete to qualify for The World Games 2017 in Wroclaw/Poland. Finally, the Jury, made up of all […]

IFMA Congratulates Ron Froehlich on Being Named Alabama Sports Hall of Fame Distinguished American Sportsman

Ron Froehlich, Honorary Life President of the International World Games Association (IWGA) has been named an Alabama Sports Hall of Fame Distinguished American Sportsman for 2015. The 47th Annual Induction Ceremony was held on Saturday at the Sheraton Birmingham Hotel. IWGA CEO Joachim Gossow attended the ceremony in Ron Froehlich’s hometown Birmingham, Alabama, which is […]

IFMA Meeting With the President of the IWGA

World Games President, Council Member of the Summer Olympic Sport and IOC member, Mr José Perurena, congratulated IFMA General Secretary Stephan Fox on his election as AIMS President, and at the same time, IFMA congratulated Mr Perurena on his election into the ASOIF Board. Muaythai is a proud member of the IWGA, and certainly, AIMS will work closely […]