- World Games will be broadcast in more countries than ever before including South America where ESPN Latin will show the Games. The Games will also be broadcast on The World Games Channel, hosted by the IWGA.
“We are excited to showcase the 10th edition of The World Games on Olympic Channel: Home of Team USA,” said Jim Bell, President, NBC Olympics Production & Programming. “This event offers Olympic fans stirring competitions from a variety of sports that offer a glimpse at potential future Olympics competition, along with some venerable classics, like Tug of War and Sumo.”
“We are excited to work with the IWGA to provide a platform for the global distribution of The World Games 2017 to bring more exposure to these sports and athletes,” said Mark Parkman, General Manager of the IOC’s global Olympic Channel.
The World Games is a multi-sport event staged every four years by the International World Games Association under the patronage of the International Olympic Committee. The 10th edition of The World Games will be held in Wroclaw, Poland, 20–30 July 2017. Over 3,000 athletes from 31 sports and over 110 countries will take part in the Games.