Team USA win gold in flag football at The World Games

Results from The World Games action, which you can watch live on Olympic Channel via Olympics.com, include the bronze and silver medallists in the men's and women's games.

By Jo Gunston
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Team USA men beat Italy 46-36 to win the first-ever gold medal in flag football at The World Games. Currently taking place in Birmingham, Alabama, it was Mexico who were the maiden winners of a medal in the sport, coming away with bronze after beating Austria 39-35 in the first game on Thursday (14 July).

You can watch all the action at the World Games via live stream here.

The inaugural women's medal was bagged by Panama who again kept the Austrian's from the podium, winning 40-19.

The USA women were unable to emulate their male counterparts when Mexico beat them comprehensively in the gold-medal match, 39-6, in the last game of the night.

Full results from the event in Birmingham, Alabama, USA, can be found here.

Watch World Games action right here via Olympic Channel on Olympics.com throughout the competition in July 2022.

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Fans can watch the sports action unfolding from 7 to 17 July at the 2022 World Games as livestream broadcasts and highlights right here on Olympics.com and via official Olympic apps for mobile and connected TV.

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