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Jai and Jayan
Jayan Gandhi (left) and Jai Malhotra have organized the first ever sports analytics conference specifically for high school students. The National High School Sports Analytics Conference will take place in Boston on March 2.

Boston High School Students to Host Inaugural National High School Sports Analytics Summit

Getting a big-name keynote speaker for any conference is challenging. However, a group of high school students in the Boston area didn’t have much trouble snagging three well-known speakers for their National High School Sports Analytics Summit, which takes place on March 2. Jai Malhotra, a sophomore at Milton Academy, and Jayan Gandhi, a junior […]

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Gran Fondo

USA Cycling Gran Fondo Championship Becomes World Qualifier

The 2023 and 2024 USA Cycling Gran Fondo National Championships will become an official qualifier event for Masters aiming to compete in the 2024 and 2025 UCI Gran Fondo World Championships, the national governing body announced in partnership with the international event organizer. Masters racers who win competitions in their age group (30+) at the […]

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Pickleball

MLP and PPA Pickleball Tours Officially Complete Merger

The PPA Tour and Major League Pickleball have completed a previously announced merger of the two professional tours under a unified holding company that will allow the brands to be promoted under one roof. The consolidation of the two entities is backed by a $75 million investment by private equity firm SC Holdings, D.C. Pickleball […]

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WorldAthletics

Beijing to Host 2027 World Athletics Championships

The World Athletics Council has selected Beijing to host the 2027 World Athletics Championships, the first time the event has been in the Chinese capital since 2015. “With a population of more than 1.4 billion, China is one of the biggest sports markets in the world,” said World Athletics President Sebastian Coe. “This poses a […]

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Tulsa Big 12 Wrestling

Big 12 Wrestling Championship to Remain in Tulsa Through 2028

The Big 12 Conference and the Tulsa Sports Commission have announced that the Big 12 Wrestling Championship will remain at Tulsa’s BOK Center through 2028. Tulsa has hosted the tournament since 2017. The 2024 Big 12 Wrestling Championship is scheduled for March 9–10 and will be the eighth consecutive championship at the site. “Hosting the […]

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FIBA Women 3×3

2024 FIBA 3×3 Women’s Series Schedule to Begin in Springfield

The FIBA 3×3 Women’s Series has announced a 20-event season for 2024, which will tip-off in Springfield, Massachusetts — home of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame — on April 23–24, marking the first Women’s Series in the United States since the launch of the competition in 2019. There is more than $1.4 million […]

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Teen Crossfit

Kalamazoo to Host 2024 Teenage CrossFit Games

The 2024 Teenage CrossFit Games have been awarded to Kalamazoo, Michigan, and will take place in late August at the Wings Event Center. This will be the fifth edition of the teen-only competition known as “The Pit,” which features 270 athletes competing over the course of five days. The Wings Event Center in Kalamazoo will […]

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SFIA

Sports & Fitness Industry Association Releases 2024 Topline Participation Report

Pickleball remains the fastest-growing sport in America, says the Sports & Fitness Industry Association, and all of the seven major sport and fitness physical activity categories showed increased year-over-year rates of participation in the SFIA’s 2024 Topline Participation Report. In 2023, 242 million Americans (78.8%) participated in an activity one or more times, a 2.2% […]

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USA Field Hockey

USA Field Hockey Adds U-16 Boys to 2024 AAU Junior Olympic Games

The 2024 edition of the AAU Junior Olympic Games will feature the addition of U-16 boys teams competing in the Hockey5s format, announced USA Field Hockey. The decision to include U-16 boys comes as part of ongoing efforts to promote field hockey for boys leading into the 2028 Summer Olympic Games in Los Angeles. Hockey5s, […]

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