Author: Matt Traub

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US Squash, National Squash League Form Strategic Partnership

US Squash and the National Squash League have formed a strategic partnership to grow the sport in the United States. The partnership will see the two organizations share resources in pursuit of increasing the number of players and viewership for the sport of squash, which will be at the 2028 Olympic Summer Games in Los […]

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2027 European Athletics Indoor Championships Awarded to Valencia

The 2027 European Athletics Indoor Championships will be held in Valencia, Spain, the international governing body announced during its Council meeting in Rome last week. “This decision fills us with joy and eager anticipation as we prepare to showcase the best of European athletics in our beautiful city,” said Royal Spanish Athletics Federation President Raul […]

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Fans watch as players warm up prior to the Arizona Coyotes' home-opener against the Winnipeg Jets at the 5,000-seat Mullett Arena in Tempe, Arizona, on October 28, 2022. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin, File)

NHL Approves Sale of Arizona Coyotes, Relocation to Salt Lake City

The National Hockey League has approved the sale of the Arizona Coyotes to Utah Jazz owner Ryan Smith, as well as the relocation of the franchise to Salt Lake City starting with the 2024-2025 season, the league said Thursday afternoon. Ryan and Ashley Smith of Smith Entertainment Group bought the team and its existing assets […]

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FIBA 3×3 Announces Collaboration for 2024 Season

The FIBA 3×3 season will be collaborating with Karl Lagerfeld with 3×3 players from different teams and countries. “We are delighted to partner with Karl Lagerfeld for this exclusive collaboration, which will engage new audiences in 3×3 basketball,” said Alex Sanchez, FIBX 3×3 managing director. “Together, we share a commitment to innovation and to embrace […]

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Sports Events Up for Bid

    Welcome to the SportsTravel Bid Bowl. Here you will find a list of events that are actively seeking hosts, with RFPs from regional, national and international sports-event organizers who are looking to partner with destinations in the future. To find out about each item below, click on “More Information” to get details about […]

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USOPC, On Location Selling Day Passes to Team USA House at 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games

Single-day tickets are now on sale to Team USA House, the home base for the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee at the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Summer Games in Paris. It will be the first time that the Team USA House is open to the public and the first time there will be a […]

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Macron: Paris Olympics Opening Ceremony Could be Moved

The most highly anticipated Opening Ceremony in Olympic history has a backup plan to a more traditional setting, French President Emmanuel Macron said Monday. The ceremony is scheduled to be 84 boats on the Seine along a 3.7-mile route toward the Eiffel Tower to open the 2024 Olympic Summer Games. In January, the number of […]

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Kyle Dake, Sachin Giri
United State's Kyle Dake, left, takes India's Sachin Giri to the mat during their 79 kg match in the Freestyle Wrestling World Cup in Iowa City, Iowa, in 2018. Dake is one of the wrestlers to watch during the U.S. Olympic Trials starting this week in State College, Pennsylvania. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, File)

USA Wrestling Heads to State College Spotlight

There are wrestling hotbeds throughout the United States and while most know of the tradition of Iowa and Oklahoma State collegiately, there’s always been one place where the sport’s heartbeat pumps faster and louder than others – Pennsylvania. It’s the region that develops as many elite wrestlers as there are trees throughout the commonwealth. Perhaps […]

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Members of the IOC Future Host Commission, the Salt Lake City-Utah Committee for the Games and USOPC wrap up a four-day visit ahead of a vote for Salt Lake to host the 2034 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. Photo by Matt Traub/SportsTravel

Salt Lake City on Track for 2034 Winter Olympic Approval

As we said on this site months ago: peel away the ifs and buts because for all intents and purposes, Salt Lake City will host the 2034 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games. There are qualifiers and there are formal steps to be taken but there is no stopping the bid after a site visit from […]

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