Panama Wins Torneo Centroamericano Bicentenario Sixes Lacrosse

Panama wins Sixes

MORAVIA, Costa Rica – The Panama men’s team earned its second consecutive World Lacrosse Sixes tournament title over the weekend at the Torneo Centroamericano Bicentenario Sixes Lacrosse with a 22-15 victory over Colombia in the championship game. Panama compiled a perfect 4-0 record during the four-day tournament, outscoring opponents by 85-39 to seal its second […]

World Lacrosse Welcomes New Board Member, Three Member Federations

World Lacrosse members

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colorado, USA – World Lacrosse this week welcomed PricewaterhouseCoopers’ Sabah Cambrelen (USA) as the first Diversity and Inclusion Director to its board of directors during its regular meeting on Tuesday (November 16), and also confirmed the addition of three new member federations – India, Indonesia and Vietnam. The board meeting took place via videoconference, with […]

IOC Awards World Lacrosse with Full Recognition

World Lacrosse full recognition

COLORADO SPRINGS, COLORADO, USA — World Lacrosse took an historic step forward in its continued growth and development today, as the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Membership voted to grant Full Recognition to the international federation for lacrosse. The vote took place during the 138th IOC Session in Tokyo ahead of the upcoming Olympic Games. For […]

IOC Endorses World Lacrosse Full Recognition

IOC World Lacrosse

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) endorsed full recognition of World Lacrosse for men’s and women’s lacrosse, an important step forward in the sport’s journey to becoming included in the Olympics. There is no timeline for when a vote to determine if World Lacrosse will be granted full recognition will happen, though it could come as […]

Olympic Committee Executive Board Recommends Lacrosse

IOC Executive Board Recommends Granting Full Recognition to World Lacrosse

World Lacrosse took another major step  forward in its continued growth and development today, as the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board approved a recommendation from the IOC Sports Department to grant Full Recognition to the international federation for men’s and women’s lacrosse.  One final step remains in the process in order for World Lacrosse to gain Full  […]

Why Sixes Makes Dollars & Sense

World Lacrosse Sixes Dollars and Sense

On Tuesday, the World Lacrosse organization announced the new “Olympic” format for lacrosse known as World Lacrosse Sixes. What is Sixes? First, watch the video clip below as it does a good job outlining what Sixes is. In a nutshell, Sixes is World Lacrosse’s vision for a successful Olympic future. Here are a few of […]

World Lacrosse Sixes: The Game You’ve Always Loved Just Found a New Gear

World Lacrosse Sixes

COLORADO SPRINGS, COLORADO, USA – World Lacrosse is today introducing thename, brand identity and first phase of technical resources for the new 6 v 6 disciplinethat has been developed through a comprehensive consultation, trial and refinementprocess involving players, coaches, officials and leaders of lacrosse around the world. The new discipline of lacrosse will be formally […]

South Africa Becomes 69th World Lacrosse Member

The South African Lacrosse Association became the 69th member of World Lacrosse last week, adding a fourth African member to the federation.

The South African Lacrosse Association (SALA) became the 69th country to join World Lacrosse on Thursday, making South Africa the fourth African nation to be admitted to the international lacrosse federation. Chris Boushy, an NLL player for the Halifax Thunderbirds and native of South Africa, created the SALA in 2020, building further upon the foundation […]

World Indoor Lacrosse Championship Quiz

Test your knowledge of the international box game with this World Indoor Lacrosse Championship quiz, covering the global indoor lax event.

The box game just continues to grow internationally. See how well you know it by taking this World Indoor Lacrosse Championship quiz. A few weeks ago, we created a World Lacrosse Championship quiz to test your knowledge of the international field game. This quiz is similar, though the WILC does not have as much history […]

World Lacrosse Championship Quiz

Test your knowledge of the international lacrosse game with this 20-question, multiple-choice World Lacrosse Championship quiz.

So you think you know the international game? Test yourself with this World Lacrosse Championship quiz. World Lacrosse, known as the FIL until 2019, has sponsored the World Lacrosse Championship for years. But the tournament to determine international field lacrosse supremacy is older than any worldwide lacrosse organization. The very first World Lacrosse Championship was […]

Last Week in Lacrosse – Dec. 8-14, 2020

Last Week in Lacrosse - Oct. 18-Oct. 25

Here’s what you might’ve missed in the lacrosse world in the last week (Dec. 8-14, 2020): -Latrell Harris talked us through the lessons that lax has taught him.  -Harris took us through racism he experienced in sports and how to help fix it.  -For more Latrell, check out his guide to style, and check him […]

World Lacrosse Championships Postponed Until 2022

World Lacrosse Championships

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – As the global pandemic brought about by the COVID-19 virus continues to disrupt the international sport calendar, World Lacrosse has, regrettably, made the decision to postpone its two World Championships originally scheduled for 2021 by one year and will instead stage the events in 2022. In a unanimous decision by the World […]