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The Brisbane bid to host the 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Summer Games includes a cluster of venues in the city's downtown.

IOC Gives Brisbane, Australia, Inside Track for 2032 Olympic Summer Games

Brisbane, Australia, has received the inside track to host the 2032 Olympic and Paralympic Summer Games as the International Olympic Committee has named the region its preferred choice to continue dialogue on a hosting agreement. A final decision would still need to come from the IOC in a timeframe that has not yet been determined, […]

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USA Boxing Partners with Team IP for Apparel and Products

Team IP has announced a multiyear partnership with USA Boxing to be the national governing body’s exclusive provider for decorated event apparel, branded products and digital marketing, including online e-commerce. “We are honored to partner with USA Boxing over the next couple of years,” said Randy Sparks, Team IP CEO and founder. “It is exciting […]

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NHL and DreamHack Sports Games Team Up for Esports

The National Hockey League will increase its presence in esports, selecting DreamHack Sports Games to produce online and live esports tournaments under the NHL Gaming World Championship umbrella. As part of the multiyear deal, DreamHack Sports Games will work with the league to produce hockey esports events with content, live streams from tournaments and influencer-driven […]

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Chicago to Host 2021 PSA Squash World Championships

The Professional Squash Association will stage its 2020–2021 PSA Squash World Championships presented by The Walter Family in Chicago, July 10–17. The world’s best men and women are expected to compete for $1 million in compensation at a venue to be determined. PSA plans to install a glass court that will allow creativity for site […]

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LPGA Adds Match-Play Event in Las Vegas

The LPGA has announced it will host the inaugural Bank of Hope LPGA Match-Play Hosted by Shadow Creek in Las Vegas. The MGM Resorts International course will host the event May 26-30 for 64 players and feature a $1.5 million prize purse. The Los Angeles-based Bank of Hope previously served as title sponsor of the […]

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University of Florida Unveils New Baseball Stadium

The University of Florida has debuted its new baseball stadium, which replaces McKethan Stadium that the Gators had called home since 1949. The Populous-designed Florida Ballpark at Alfred A. McKethan Field is a $65 million project that will serve as home to the team that started the season ranked No. 1 in most national polls. […]

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Detroit Convention Center Reopens with Volleyball Tournament

The first event at the TCF Center in Detroit since the pandemic began was a volleyball tournament, and a large one at that. Detroit’s downtown convention center hosted 1,000 athletes on 16 courts the weekend of February 13–14 in an event organized by Michigan Elite Volleyball Academy. Athletes at the President’s Day Challenge had to […]

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Lucas Oil Stadium will host the 2021 NCAA Final Four. (Photo: Visit Indy)

NCAA to Allow Limited Attendance at Basketball Tournaments

The NCAA has determined it will allow up to 25 percent attendance capacity at the 2021 Division I Men’s Basketball Tournament across Indiana, with plans in place for physical distancing of those fans. The Women’s Basketball Tournament, which will be staged in and around San Antonio, will allow up to 17 percent from the Sweet […]

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Pittsburgh Proceeds with NCAA Frozen Four Plans

SportsPittsburgh and Robert Morris University are moving ahead with plans to host the 2021 NCAA Division I Men’s Frozen Four at PPG Paints Arena. The event, scheduled April 8 and 10, will be one of the first NCAA championships hosted since events were paused in March 2020. No decision has been made yet on spectators […]

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Seiko Hashimoto, president of the Tokyo 2020 Olympics Organizing Committee speaks during the Tokyo 2020 Executive Board meeting in Tokyo. (Yuichi Yamazaki/Pool Photo via AP)

Seiko Hashimoto Appointed President of Tokyo 2020

Less than six months before the start of the Olympic Summer Games, Tokyo 2020 has announced a new president, Seiko Hashimoto, who will succeed Yoshiro Mori. Mori, a former Japanese prime minister, stepped down from the post following controversial comments about women and their role in leadership positions. Hashimoto is an Olympian who competed in […]

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