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[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text]The Board of Trustees of the World Transplant Games Federation this week unanimously awarded the 2021 World Transplant Games to the United States of America and the City of Houston, Texas. The Board met in Newcastle, England, as part...

[vc_row css_animation="" row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern"][vc_column][vc_column_text] Introduction of football for organ transplanted Football is the most played and most popular sport in the world. Embracing football under the WTGF banner is a natural step. Transplant recipients can achieve an active lifestyle and re-engage in team-based...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text] 10th World Transplant Winter Games, What A Wonderful Games!   The 10th World Transplant Winter Games have come and gone with athletes and supporters now challenged by the melancholy that always follows a fabulous week of competition and friendship. The games were...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]An innovative program to encourage the world’s transplant recipients to get active has been recognized with two key awards. The World Transplant Games Federation (WTGF) created its Fit for Life! Program to help encourage people who had been saved...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]Kaylee’s Walk for Life – Saturday October 14th, 11.30am 30th Anniversary of the Freeman Hospital’s Paediatric Heart and Lung Transplant Programme Kaylee Davidson-Olley, the first successful and longest surviving baby transplant in Europe, is leading her Walk for Life, on Saturday...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]The World Transplant Games Federation is reaching out to the worldwide transplant community to help to continually improve the World Transplant Games WTGF President Chris Thomas has written to all member countries this week advising them of the...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text] United by the gift of life – now the challenge is to walk a billion steps! The worldwide transplant community has been challenged to celebrate the gift of life and get active by collectively walking a billion steps. The World...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]The World Transplant Games Federation is well placed for the future with a new Constitution and key members of its Executive re-confirmed at the recent World Transplant Games in Spain. WTGF President Chris Thomas today thanked Member Country Representatives...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]Awareness-raising group leaves Madrid tomorrow to arrive on 22nd June in Malaga, venue of the 21st World Transplant Games to be held from 25th June to 2 July Group of transplant cyclists starts out to promote physical activity among...

[vc_row row_type="row" use_row_as_full_screen_section="no" type="full_width" angled_section="no" text_align="left" background_image_as_pattern="without_pattern" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]For close to 40 years transplant recipients from across the world have travelled every two years to celebrate their renewed lives at the World Transplant Games. The World Transplant Games Federation (WTGF) has been conducting sports for transplant recipients...