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News Archive - World Sports Games

The "Great" Girls from Mexico

The "Great" Girls from Mexico

Gabriela Guzman and Carolina Rebolledo are the tallest members of the Mexican team participating in the 5th CSIT World Sports Games in Riga. Both basketball players are 1.90 meters tall. But Gisela Garciá, only 1.85 m, usually scores most points of the “equipo mexicano”: An average of 25 points per game. The three girls play for Bank of the Army, the current Mexican champion, in their home league. “We are lucky that basketball is played indoor”, said Carolina referring to the rain on the day of the opening ceremony. Good luck for the tournament in the Latvian capital! But the Mexican weather dance on the first day has succdeded: It is sunny since then…  


Mamanet World Record in Riga

Mamanet World Record in Riga

In the name of the Mamanet community CSIT invites all participants of the 5th CSIT World Sports Games in Riga to a special Mamanet World Record attempt on Friday evening (19.00) to the wonderful island Lucavsala in the heart of Riga. 50 playing nets, fun & games and DJ ! Mamanet invites everybody to celebrate and to be part of history by being in the largest international Mamanet tournament. Be part of it!


Mothers and Children together - 6 year old Frida is the youngest participant

Mothers and Children together - 6 year old Frida is the youngest participant

It is not only sports: The CSIT World Sports Games are a huge celebration for families as well. The Italians know this better than other athletes: 110 AICS team members and friends came to the WSG to Riga, including families with children. The youngest participant is Frida, 6 years of age, with her mother Lilly as her biggest supporter.

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The Riga Weather Girls

The Riga Weather Girls

Not everybody was quite happy about the weather on the opening day of the 5th CSIT World Sports Games in Riga. But a female trio from sunny Mexico enjoyed the raindrops. “We will dance in the rain”, they said as representatives of the strong Mexican team with 258 participants. But finally they used an umbrella while dancing for better weather outside the Congress Center in the Latvian capital. But the rain won’t wash away the great spirit of the games anyhow.    


Mamanet, Partner of CSIT: Mothers Enrich the World of Sports

Mamanet, Partner of CSIT: Mothers Enrich the World of Sports

30 Mamanet teams are participating in the 5th CSIT World Sports Games 2017 in Riga: One each from Latvia, Mexico, Austria, two from Italy and 25 (!) from Israel. But Mamanet is not just a sports discipline based on volleyball rules with slight modifications. It is a mission: “Mothers have become role models for sports and healthy life style”, says Karin Eines, member of the Mamanet Board and in charge of International Relations.

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Use the WSG 2017 - APP

Use the WSG 2017 - APP

CSIT created the "WSG2017-APP for Smartphones" specially for the World Sports Games 2017 in Riga. The APP informs about disciplines, schedule, results, venues, transport and all social and cultural events during the WSG 2017, easy and quick. The WSG2017-APP is available even in the apple store and several stores of android smartphones.

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