Author: Jason Gewirtz

Jason Gewirtz is the editor and publisher of SportsTravel. He has worked at the magazine in various roles since 2008, including as managing editor and editor. He is a former member of the Sports ETA board of directors.
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Sodexo Live! to Manage Fan Hospitality at University of Cincinnati

The University of Cincinnati has entered into a multi-year agreement with Sodexo Live! to manage premium fan hospitality at all of its athletics facilities. Under terms of the deal, Sodexo will provide its culinary expertise and sports entertainment experience to Cincinnati’s Nippert Stadium, Fifth Third Arena and UC Baseball Stadium, as well as the new […]

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Curling Mixed Doubles
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Lafayette Lands Mixed Doubles Curling Olympic Trials

USA Curling has awarded Lafayette, Colorado, the U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Mixed Doubles Curling. The event will be staged February 17–23, 2025, at Rock Creek Curling. The location in the Denver metropolitan area will mark the first time the event will be held outside of Minnesota. The results of the event will determine the […]

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Tokyo Olympics Athletics
Hansle Parchment, of Jamaica, center, the gold medal winner in the men's 110-meter hurdles poses with Grant Holloway, of United States, left, silver, and Ronald Levy, of Jamaica, bronze, at the 2020 Summer Olympics (Matthias Hangst/Pool Photo via AP)

World Athletics to Pay Paris Olympic Winners

World Athletics will become the first international federation to award prize money to winning athletes at an Olympic Games starting at the Olympic Summer Games in Paris. The federation will make available a total prize pot of $2.4 million, which will come from the International Olympic Committee’s revenue share allocation that World Athletics receives every […]

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Unrivaled Sports YTH Sports

Unrivaled Sports Acquires YTH Sports

Unrivaled Sports, the newly launched sports venture from Josh Harris, David Blitzer and the Cherin Group, has announced the acquisition of YTH Sports, adding a soccer organization to the company’s growing portfolio. The addition of YTH Sports is expected to bring Unrivaled Sports’ event assets to nearly 600,000 athletes and 1.2 million attendees in 2024 […]

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Raleigh Esports

Esports Report Cites Raleigh as Major Host

A new study examining global trends in hosting in-person esports events has concluded that Raleigh, North Carolina, is among the top destinations for such events. The project, which examined in-person esports tournaments in North America, Europe and the Nordic region from 2019–2023, was conducted by PLAYHRDR Advisors, the Greater Raleigh Esports Local Organizing Committee and […]

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World Breaking Classic
The World Breaking Classic USA Qualifier was held at historic Cain's Ballroom in Tulsa, Oklahoma. (Photo by Jason Gewirtz)

Tulsa Breaks Into Next Olympic Sport

Cain’s Ballroom in Tulsa, Oklahoma, was the famed home of Bob Wills and his Texas Playboys, whose sound defined the western swing style in the late 1930s. But it was a couple of Texas bboys that ended up stealing the show at the World Breaking Classic USA Qualifier at Cain’s on March 16, an event […]

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SportsTravel Podcast Tom Cove 2024

Pickleball and Beyond: The Latest SFIA Sports Participation Trends

Every year, the Sports & Fitness Industry Association, or SFIA, takes on a number of research projects designed to offer insight into the world of sports through the lens of participation, equipment sales and other metrics. But the Topline Participation Report is one of the longest-standing and most ambitious surveys the organization conducts. Each year, […]

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