Legacy of Chicago 2016 continues to reach youth across City of Chicago CHICAGO (November 12, 2009)—Today, World Sport Chicago named Patrick G. Ryan, chairman and CEO of Chicago 2016, chairman of the bid’s legacy organization. William Scherr, who previously held this position, has been named president. Michael Conley, who previously held the position of president, remains on […]

PlayStreets Chicago

Supported by the City of Chicago and the Chicago Department of Public Health, PlayStreets Chicago is a citywide initiative to encourage neighborhood organizations and residents to temporarily close off residential streets and provide Chicago families with pop-up play spaces to come together, be safe and get active. These free PlayStreets events empower communities to come […]

Valor Games Midwest 2014

World Sport Chicago is excited to host the fourth annual Valor Games Midwest this August 20-22nd for injured, ill and wounded veterans and active duty service members! The Valor Games Midwest serves as a regional, introductory competition that provides an opportunity for athletes to compete in field, cycling, rowing, archery and powerlifting. The goal of the event is to […]

Valor Games Midwest

Valor Games Midwest The Valor Games Midwest is an introductory adaptive sports competition for veterans and service members with physical and visual disabilities. During the three-day event, athletes compete in discus, shot put, cycling, archery, powerlifting and indoor rowing. Promoting healthy, active lifestyles is important to successful community reintegration and overall life satisfaction. World Sport […]

Former three words, brandable domain representing World Sport Chicago – an independent, non-profit organization founded as the living legacy of the Chicago 2016 Olympic and Paralympic bid. In this role World Sport Chicago promotes the awareness of and involvement in Olympic and Paralympic sports to the youth of Chicago. Got featured and still has live, […]