Inaugural Aurora Games Being Held August 20-25

Inaugural Aurora Games Being Held August 20-25


Times Union Center Hosting All-women International Sports Competition

Downtown Albany will host the inaugural Aurora Games, an all-women international sports competition that will pit teams the Americas and the World against each other in six events from August 20-25, 2019. A first-of-its-kind sports and entertainment festival featuring nearly 200 world class athletes from 15 countries competing in tennis, gymnastics, basketball, figure skating, ice hockey, and beach volleyball, the teams will be led by honorary captains 6-time Olympic medalist Jackie Joyner Kersee and 5-time Olympic medalist Nadia Comaneci as they compete for the Babe Didrikson Zaharias Trophy. In addition to the games, there will also be a Fan Zone, seminars, and more - tickets, $15 to $129, for all events can be purchased here

The full schedule of events can be viewed here

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Recent news: 
American beach volleyball stars April Ross and Alix Klineman commit to Aurora Games | June 13, 2019
Aurora Games kick-off with free A League of Their Own screening August 19
Tennis and gymnastics clinics sold out | May 15, 2019
Actress, author and activist Olivia Munn will host Opening Ceremonies | April 25, 2019
Judge Rosemarie Aquilina, who presided over sentencing of Larry Nassar, named keynote speaker | April 9, 2019