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Pfizer Donates Vaccines to IOC for Olympic and Paralympic Delegations

While vaccines will not be required for athletes or any of the delegations planning to be in Tokyo for the Olympic and Paralympic Summer Games, the International Olympic Committee has nonetheless been encouraging everyone involved to get their shots. But in an effort to vaccinate as many people as are willing before the events, the […]

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Caesars and Arizona Diamondbacks to Open Sportsbook at Chase Field

The Arizona Diamondbacks will become the latest professional sports team to open a sportsbook in or near its venue, announcing a deal with Caesars Entertainment to launch mobile sports betting in Arizona and build a sportsbook and bar concept on the plaza adjacent to the team’s home, Chase Field. “We went through a thorough process […]

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Anaheim, California, hosted the 2017 International Weightlifting Federation World Championships. Photo courtesy of Joseph McCray

USA Weightlifting Plans Hawaii Training Site for Tokyo 2020

USA Weightlifting athletes headed to the Tokyo Olympic Summer Games will train before and during the event in Hawaii, the national governing body has announced. The training site, which originally was intended to be in Tokyo, was moved as the Tokyo 2020 Organizing Committee has invoked strict new protocols limiting the number of administrators, supplementary […]

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NHL and Clorox Clean Up with New Partnership

The Clorox Company and the National Hockey League have announced a new multiyear North American partnership that will see Clorox become the official cleaning and disinfecting product partner of the league. The multiyear agreement, which starts with the 2021 Stanley Cup Playoffs, includes marketing and product integrations to support the league’s COVID protocols during the playoffs […]

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A vaccinated doctor from Florida holds up a sign outside of Raymond James Stadium before the NFL Super Bowl LV. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)

Vaccinations Could Earn Fans Super Bowl Tickets

Getting a COVID-19 vaccination may pay off in more ways than one for 50 lucky football fans. The National Football League has announced that it will give out 50 free tickets to Super Bowl LVI in February 2022 at SoFi Stadium in Los Angeles to vaccinated Americans in an effort to help the national vaccination […]

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Meijer President and CEO Rick Keyes discussed the recent agreement with the West Michigan Sports Commission. Photo: Courtesy of Meijer

West Michigan Sports Commission Continues Relationship with Meijer

The West Michigan Sports Commission has reached a new 10-year partnership with Meijer to serve as the naming rights partner of the WMSC’s baseball/softball complex in Rockford, Michigan. The venue will now be called the Meijer SportsComplex. “Meijer has been a loyal partner of the WMSC for more than a decade, and this naming rights […]

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Bo Jackson Plans Turf and Ice Complex in Houston

A new Bo Jackson-backed youth and amateur complex is planned for the Houston area, with Sports Facilities Companies announcing the venue that will feature fields and an ice complex. Bo Jackson’s Turf and Ice will serve Houston and surrounding markets for sports training, elite development, team building, leagues, camps and clinics. It will be able […]

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Tour of Utah Cycling Race to Return in 2022

The Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah will return in 2022 after a two-year hiatus after the cycling event entered into a licensing agreement with Medalist Sports, a sports management company specializing in road cycling and cause-related events. Medalist will also organize the Tour of Utah Ultimate Challenge, a non-competitive gran-fondo-style endurance event for amateur […]

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USA Curling Moves Headquarters to Minnesota

USA Curling has announced it will move its headquarters from Stevens Point, Wisconsin, to the Viking Lakes campus in Eagan, Minnesota, home to the Minnesota Vikings training camp and headquarters. “The move to the Minneapolis-St. Paul metropolitan area opens the door for exciting new opportunities and increased exposure as interest continues to grow in the […]

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The Hartford Donates $2 Million to Move United

The Hartford has donated $2 million over the next two years to Move United, the nation’s largest community-based adaptive sports organization, with the money to be used to launch The Hartford’s Competition Series and a new digital fitness platform. “We believe people are capable of achieving amazing things with the right encouragement and support and […]

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