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Birmingham Mayor calls for regional backing to address World Games debt

Randall Woodfin, Mayor of Birmingham, Alabama, has called on the US city’s regional partners to assist in addressing over $15m (€15.1m) of debt that has arisen from its staging of the 2022 World Games multi-sport event, with Birmingham City Council agreeing an initial $5m contribution.

The World Games took place in the American city from July 7-17, but it has emerged that organisers have outstanding invoices totalling $15,656,173 that are owed to more than 100 companies or individuals.

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