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Mima Ito and Hina Hayata of Japan play against Sun Yingsha and Wang Manyu of China during their women's doubles final match of the World Table Tennis Championships in Budapest, Hungary, in 2019. (Szilard Koszticsak/MTI via AP)

Houston to Host Table Tennis World Championships in November 2021

A year after the COVID-19 pandemic delayed the ITTF World Table Tennis Championships, the Harris County – Houston Sports Authority has announced that it will host the event November 23–29, 2021, at the George R. Brown Convention Center. It will be the first time the United States has hosted the tournament. The rescheduled event will […]

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SailGP Season 3

Status Open for bids through April 30, 2021. History Season 2 Bermuda Taranto, Italy Plymouth, UK Aarhus, Denmark Saint-Tropez, France Andalusia, Spain Christchurch, New Zealand San Francisco Inside Track SailGP is seeking hosts for its third season, which will begin in 2022. As the first climate positive sports and entertainment property – removing more carbon […]

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Cisco Announces Deals with NFL, Paris 2024

The technology company Cisco has announced partnership agreements with the National Football League and Paris 2024, the local organizing committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Summer Games, helping each with their networks and an expanded Olympics role in cybersecurity and videoconferencing. The deal with the NFL will make the networking and security company an official […]

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Cleveland Lands New WTA Tour Tournament

Cleveland will host its first professional women’s tennis tournament — the Cleveland Championships — a WTA Tour 250 event that will be held August 22–28 as part of the U.S. Open Series. The event will be owned and managed by Cleveland-based sports agency Topnotch Management and will be staged at Jacobs Pavilion at Nautica in […]

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Northstar’s Sports Division Launches
Bid Process for Marquee Events

The Sports Division of Northstar Meetings Group has launched a formal bidding process to identify potential host-city partners for the TEAMS Conference & Expo and the EsportsTravel Summit. Northstar is seeking hosts for TEAMS in 2025, 2027 and beyond and for the EsportsTravel Summit in 2023 and beyond. TEAMS and the EsportsTravel Summit are the […]

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SFC to Manage and Operate Kingsport, Tennessee, Sports Complex

TNT Sportsplex in Kingsport, Tennessee, will be managed and operated by Sports Facilities Companies. The venue, which has been serving Kingsport and the Tri-Cities of Tennessee since 2015, hosts local and regional tournaments and events as well as camps, clinics, and leagues for youth and adults. SFC will manage the daily operations including, marketing, event […]

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Dale Murphy: On Baseball, Sports-Event Security and Marketing Today’s Stars

Dale Murphy is a legendary Major League Baseball player who won two National League Most Valuable Player and five Gold Glove awards and appeared in seven All-Star Games during a career largely spent with the Atlanta Braves, but that also included stops with the Philadelphia Phillies and the Colorado Rockies. Today he is executive vice […]

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USA Baseball Partners with TeachAids on Concussion Awareness

USA Baseball has become the latest national governing body to partner with TeachAids, which will distribute its CrashCourse concussion content to educate baseball players, parents and coaches. CrashCourse is an education initiative to provide medical knowledge about the prevention and treatment of concussions. It was developed by leading medical, education, engineering and science researchers with […]

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2024, 2026 World Athletics Championships

Status Pre-qualification form deadline is June 1, 2021. Bid application documents deadline is October 1, 2021. Events awarded by World Athletics Council in December 2021. History World Athletics Cross Country Championships  Bathurst, Australia, 2022 Aarhus, Denmark, 2019 Kampala, Uganda, 2017 Guiyang, China, 2015 Bydgoszcz, Poland, 2013 World Athletics Indoor Championships Nanjing, China, 2023 Belgrade, Serbia, 2022 Birmingham, UK, […]

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2022 USA BMX National Events

Status Open for bids through July 9, 2021. History Various Locations Inside Track A USA BMX National Event is part of an annual 30-race National Championship Series, which spans the United States and Canada. These events occur over weekends and include races on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. About one-third of the events have an additional […]

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