Here in our article, we will talk about the World Games 2022 schedule, how to watch on TV and live stream from anywhere along with a preview. The 2022 World Games are currently underway in Birmingham, Alabama. This is an eleventh-day program with multi-sports events.
The World Game is considered the younger version of the Olympics, a kind of more eccentric version of the main copy. Best selected athletes from more than 100 countries will compete in 34 sports, 58 disciplines, and 223 individual events. The tournament put the biggest sports show after Olympic Games and it’s and the event is an affiliated tournament with the International Olympics.
World Games Preview:
The World Games 2022 is returning to the USA after 40 years. The first show of TWG took place in the USA in Santa Clara, California. And the recent 11th edition of the game will take place in Birmingham, Alabama.
The game is scheduled to take place from July 7 to July 17. It was first set to take place in July 2021. But the cause of the Covid-19 pandemic situation Tokyo Olympics changed their date so does the World Games.
TWG contains so many sports, disciplines, and events. All the games of the tournament are very much entertaining and thrilling. The tournament mainly focused on and build on, based on those sports, disciplines and events that are not included in the Olympics Games.
This year’s total sum of 34 sports, 58 disciplines and 223 individual events will be held throughout the eleven-day program. It’s a combination of so many foreign sports like canoe polo, martial arts like Sumo and Wushu, billiards, extreme and more. The 2022 World Games included drone racing, canoe marathon, breakdancing, women’s fistball, kickboxing, and parkour for the time in their tournament. Racquetball was out of the tournament for some period and it’s back again for the first since 2013 TWG.
One of the best things about the tournament is that they host games for disabled persons alongside normal games. Wheelchair Rugby is one of the most famous events in The World Games. TWG’s wheelchair rugby is considered the most thrilling wheelchair rugby tournament. The world game also arranges training systems for disabled persons with the accommodation of the Olympic and Paralympic Federation.
There will be around 3600 best-selected athletes from all over the nation will gather around to participate in one of the world’s biggest tournaments. A total of 110 will send their athletes to the competition.
As per the 2021 statements, some selective Russian players could participate in the Olympics as well as in the World Games. But after Russia invaded Ukraine in 2022, the World Games banned all Russian and Belarusian players’ entry to the tournament. Initially, 62 athletes were qualified from Russia and 10 from Belarus.
Russia used to hold the most medal in World Games now the USA will lead the game.
The World Games 2022 Schedule:
The World Game 2022 is set to take place in Birmingham, Alabama, USA. Games of the tournament will be played in 30 different venues around Birmingham.
The World Game 2022 is set to take place from July 7 to July 17, an eleventh-day program.
Here is the full schedule-
- Opening Ceremony- 7 July 2022
- Competition- 8-17 July 2022
- Twg Plaza- 8-17 July 2022
- Twg Athletes Night- 13 July 2022
- Closing Ceremony- 17 July 2022
Here is the event list-
- Acrobatic gymnastics
- Aerobic gymnastics
- Air sports
- Artistic roller skating
- Beach handball
- Billiards sports
- Boules sports
- Canoe marathon
- Canoe polo
- Flag football
- Flying disc
- Inline hockey
- Rhythmic gymnastics
- Road speed skating
- Sport climbing
- Track speed skating
- Trampoline gymnastics
- Tug of war
- Water skiing
- Wheelchair rugby
How to Watch the World Games 2022 on TV and Live Stream:
- TV Channels: CBS and CBS Sports Network
- Live Stream: Paramount+
The World Games 2022 will air live on CBS and CBS Sports Network in the United States. They will show each and every event of the tournament on their channel including the opening ceremony and closing ceremony.
CBS Sports Network will broadcast the event for an hour every day. And the second half of the tournament will be available on CBS’s other channels or you can live steam the tournament with Paramount+.
How to Watch TWG From Anywhere You Want:
If you are outside of the CBS reaching then you can watch the tournament via Olympics.com. This is the worldwide way to live stream the TWG. People from any nation and region can watch the World Games 2022 with Olympics.com.
In case you are having trouble getting access to Olympics.com then use a VPN.