Alabama, the state due to host the World Games in Birmingham next year, has passed a bill banning transgender youth from participating in school sports consistent with their gender identity.
Birmingham 2022 has announced Oak Mountain State Park, Barber Motorsports Park and John Carroll Catholic High School as the latest venues for the World Games.
Birmingham 2022 World Games organisers have partnered with Vulcan Materials Company, which will now act as the official sustainability sponsor for the event.
Trophies for The World Games Greatest Athlete of All Time competition are en route to the three sporting figures who finished top of the voting that took place in January.
Ultimate frisbee and Australian rules football player Cat Phillips has been named as the World Games Athlete of the Month for March.
International Floorball Federation (IFF) secretary general John Liljelund hopes the 2022 World Games in American city Birmingham will help boost the sport in the United States.
The International Bowling Federation (IBF) and the International World Games Association (IWGA) have welcomed the decision to install Edge String technology into the Birmingham-Jefferson Convention Complex (BJCC) ahead of Birmingham 2022.
A search for young singers to form the World Games 2022 Youth Choir has been launched in Birmingham in Alabama.
Sloss Furnaces, Birmingham-Southern College (BSC) and Avondale Park have been confirmed as venues for next year’s World Games in Birmingham in the United States.
The International Federation of American Football (IFAF) has moved its Flag Football World Championships, a qualifier for the 2022 World Games, from Spain to Israel.
The Alabama Department of Transport (ALDOT) has confirmed its CityWalk BHAM project, which is set to include a space with a variety of parks, a marketplace and other infrastructure, has been delayed, but it is still set to open before the city hosts the 2022 World Games.
Local high school athletes will benefit following the Birmingham Organising Committee for The World Games 2022 (TWG2022) announcement that Alfa Insurance will be its latest corporate partner.
Bowler Kyle Troup has been named World Games Athlete of the Month for February after picking up a first career major title.
Sebastian Garvens, International World Games Association (IWGA) head of Games services, remains hopeful qualification events for Birmingham 2022 can be held amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
Sambo and wushu have applied to join the International World Games Association (IWGA).