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CrossFit Returns to Wisconsin

2019 CrossFit Games will feature more than 500 of the fittest athletes worldwide

USA Weightlifting Makes NAIA Push

National governing body trying to create new opportunities for collegiate athletes

Headlines Made at EsportsTravel Summit in Atlantic City

Summit focuses on the growing impact of esports events on destinations and venues

5 Takeaways from the IAAF Global Running Conference

What event organizers and host cities can learn from road running events

5 Sports Venues to Watch

Why these new complexes are projected to bring in tourism dollars

A World of Opportunity

U.S. Soccer and the NWSL hope World Cup attention will help grow the sport

Latest News

Cleo Battle Promoted to COO of Louisville Tourism

Cleo Battle Promoted to COO of Louisville Tourism

Cleo Battle has been promoted to the newly created position of chief operating officer of Louisville Tourism. Battle has served...

Cavs Legion Gaming Club To Launch Esports Venue

Cavs Legion Gaming Club To Launch Esports Venue

Cavs Legion Gaming Club, the NBA 2K League affiliate of the NBA’s Cleveland Cavaliers, has announced that the team will...

USSSA and USA Softball to Co-Host New Event

USSSA and USA Softball to Co-Host New Event

USSSA and USA Softball will combine on a new fastpitch softball event in 2020 aimed at grass-roots development of the...

Esports Stadium Arlington Selected to Host 2019 Esports Awards

Esports Stadium Arlington Selected to Host 2019 Esports Awards

Esports Stadium Arlington will host the 2019 Esports Awards, an awards program in its fourth year honoring achievements in the...

Eleven Sports to Broadcast Archery Events

Eleven Sports to Broadcast Archery Events

USA Archery has plans to increase exposure of the sport, announcing a partnership with Competition Archery Media and Eleven Sports...

USA Swimming Signs First Alcohol Sponsor

USA Swimming Signs First Alcohol Sponsor

Everyone knows you shouldn’t swim after you eat. But perhaps you can have a nice beer instead? USA Swimming and...

Ironman Returns to Penticton for Canada Triathlon

Ironman Returns to Penticton for Canada Triathlon

Ironman has announced that Penticton, British Columbia, will host to the Subaru Ironman Canada triathlon in 2020, marking the return...

Greenville-Pitt County, North Carolina, Forms Sports Commission

Greenville-Pitt County, North Carolina, Forms Sports Commission

The Greenville-Pitt County (North Carolina) Convention & Visitors Bureau has formed the new Greenville-Pitt County Sports Commission, with the launch...

Tough Mudder Promotes Kyle McLaughlin to CEO

Tough Mudder Promotes Kyle McLaughlin to CEO

Tough Mudder has promoted its president, Kyle McLaughlin, to CEO, effective July 1. McLaughlin joined the obstacle race event company...

Perspectives

Olympic Sports Update

July 20–27, 2019

July 20–27, 2019

SportsTravel is proud to partner with the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee to provide this update on Team USA events taking place this week....

SportsTravel Podcast

YuChiang Cheng: Why Topgolf is Investing in Esports

When you think of Topgolf, you’re likely not thinking about esports. But the entertainment company whose high-end driving ranges have become a phenomenon of sorts continues to branch out into new areas. The latest of those is the creation of Esports Lounges at six of their properties in an effort to attract a new audience to their venues and to plant a flag in the growing esports market. In this conversation, Topgolf Media President YuChiang Cheng discusses Topgolf’s interest in esports, the company’s target audience for events and his own background in gaming and sports.

YuChiang Cheng: Why Topgolf is Investing in Esports

 
 
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Milwaukee: Attractive. Affordable. Sports Friendly.

Milwaukee: Attractive. Affordable. Sports Friendly.

  No matter who scores the most points or who’s the fastest, nobody loses when you spend time in Milwaukee. Home to the Bucks’ All-Star Giannis Antetokounmpo and the Brewers’ National League MVP Christian Yelich, Milwaukee was named the No. 10 Outdoor Adventure Sports Spot by Sports Event Magazine. It’s an attractive, affordable,...

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Milking It in Indianapolis

Milking It in Indianapolis

Typically, a car hurtling along the roadway without a driver at 200 miles per hour would be terrifying—a horrendous accident...

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A Turning Point for Lacrosse

A Turning Point for Lacrosse

Lacrosse is one of the fastest-growing sports in the United States, and it’s making gains internationally as well. On the...

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Guide to Hosting Esports Tournaments & Events

Guide to Hosting Esports Tournaments & Events

Esports is booming worldwide. It’s the fastest growing sector in the live-events industry in the U.S. right now, growing at double-digit year-over-year rates, at destinations and venues of all sizes and types. Download this handbook to learn all you need to know...