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Full Sail to Host Special Olympics Unified Esports Event

Full Sail University near Orlando, Florida, will partner with the 2022 Special Olympics USA Games and ESPN to produce the Unified Esports Invitational on June 7. The event will be staged at the university’s on-campus esports arena, the Full Sail University Orlando Health Fortress, and will air live on ESPN3 and be streamed via the […]

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The New York Yankees, left, and the Boston Red Sox line up for the national anthem before a baseball game in London, Sunday, June 30, 2019. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)

MLB Returns to London in 2023, 2024 and 2026

Major League Baseball has announced a long-term strategic partnership with the city of London that includes the league’s commitment to hold major events in the city over the next five years. The deal includes regular-season games in 2023, 2024 and 2026. The league has also announced the formation of the MLB London Legacy Group, which […]

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2024–2027 EsportsTravel Summit

Status Open for bids through June 1, 2022. History 2023, 2028–Toronto 2022–Daytona Beach, Florida 2021–Pittsburgh 2020–Arlington, Texas (Virtual) 2019–Atlantic City, New Jersey 2018–Las Vegas 2017–Orlando Inside Track The Sports Division of Northstar Meetings Group, organizer of the TEAMS Conference & Expo and the recently announced TEAMS Europe, has announced a formal bidding process to identify […]

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Fans attend the 2021 Maui Jim Maui Invitational at Michelob Ultra Arena in Las Vegas. (Photo by Al Powers / ESPN Images)
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Study: Sports-Related Travel Worth $39.7 Billion in 2021

After taking its lumps during the depths of the pandemic, sports-related travel had a direct economic impact of $39.7 billion in 2021 — gaining back nearly all of what it lost from historic highs in 2019 — according to results from the latest State of the Industry Report commissioned by the Sports Events & Tourism […]

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Fans watch the eighth race from the grandstands before the 147th running of the Kentucky Derby at Churchill Downs, Saturday, May 1, 2021, in Louisville, Ky. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

ASM Global Plans Louisville Events Around Kentucky Derby

ASM Global will activate a series of live events in Louisville, Kentucky, timed around the running of the May 7 Kentucky Derby. As part of the company’s ASM Global Acts initiative, the venues it manages in the city — the KFC Yum! Center, Lynn Family Stadium and Norton Healthcare Sports & Learning Center— will offer […]

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Mt. Washington Bicycle Hillclimb Adds Spots to Meet Demand

The 49th annual Mt. Washington Auto Road Bicycle Hillclimb in New Hampshire will add 50 more slots to this year’s event to accommodate demand, bringing the total number of race participants to 500. Presented by Tin Mountain Conservation Center, the event is scheduled for August 20, 2022. Cyclists ages 8–80 will gather at the base […]

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Spring 2022 Digital Edition

Read the Spring 2022 digital edition of SportsTravel! This issue celebrates the 25th anniversary of the first issue of SportsTravel in 1997. Stories in this issue include looks back at where the industry has come since then and where it is headed next. Among the stories inside: Editor’s Letter SportsTravel Executive Editor and Publisher Jason […]

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World Athletics Championships to Leave Heritage Trail Legacy

The local organizing committee for the World Athletics Championships Oregon22 has announced a legacy project to place plaques honoring famous track-and-field athletes throughout the state in what will become the Oregon22 Heritage Trail. The 2022 World Athletics Championships will mark the first time the event has been held in the United States. Hayward Field at […]

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