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Golden State Warriors coach Steve Kerr, right, reacts to referee Courtney Kirkland during the first half of Game 3 of the Western Conference semifinals against the Memphis Grizzlies in San Francisco on May 7. Kerr missed Game 4 after testing positive for COVID-19. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

How COVID Has Affected Sports:
NBA Playoffs Not Immune to Being Affected by Virus

The COVID-19 outbreak and its resulting variants from delta to omicron has forced two years of cancellations, postponements and adjustments for the sports-event industry. Events have come back online and as destinations, venues and event organizers determine capacity limits for fans along with health and safety protocols for their events, here is a daily look […]

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Glytch will have four Populous-designed esports venues opening between 2024 and 2025.

Glytch Announces Populous as Design Architect for Esports Stadiums

Glytch has selected Populous as the design firm for its planned 32 esports stadiums across the United States and Canada as the company plans for each location to be the home of a professional esports team. Glytch’s first four locations will be Los Angeles, Atlanta, Chicago and Bellevue, Washington. The venues are scheduled to open […]

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Rugby America’s Aspiration
The U.S. team sings the national anthem ahead of the 2019 Rugby World Cup Pool C game at Kobe Misaki Stadium against England in Kobe, Japan. The U.S. will host the 2031 Rugby World Cup for the first time in program history. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila, File)

USA Rugby Awarded 2031 Rugby World Cup,
2033 Women’s Rugby World Cup

The United States will host the Rugby World Cup in 2031 and Women’s Rugby World Cup in 2033, with World Rugby planting a flag in the ground for the sport stateside in cooperation with a resurgent USA Rugby. The announcement was made by World Rugby during its executive board meeting in Dublin. USA Rugby had […]

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Circuit of the Americas Offers New Luxury Ticket and Travel Packages for October’s F1 Grand Prix

The Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas, is partnering with Elevate Sports Ventures on its first experiential packages for the Formula 1 United States Grand Prix from October 21–23, which has already sold out of general admission and reserved tickets. This marks first time COTA has bundled its premium seating and hospitality with premium […]

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French Sport Solutions Hits International Market

With support from the French Ministry of Sport and its partners, Business France is announcing a new digital platform to promote the French sport sector internationally. Launched at the end of January, the platform provides a comprehensive listing of top French sports companies. More than 11 sport sectors are represented on French Sport Solutions with […]

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FINA Swimming World Cup Heading to Indianapolis

USA Swimming will host the final leg of the 2022 FINA Swimming World Cup from November 3–5 at the Indiana University Natatorium in Indianapolis, the national governing body announced Wednesday. Other stops include Berlin from October 21–23 and Toronto from October 28–30. More than 750 athletes from 40 countries across five continents are expected to […]

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Indiana Sports Corp President Ryan Vaughn to Step Down

Indiana Sports Corp has announced that President Ryan Vaughn has offered his resignation to the Board of Directors to pursue an opportunity in the private sector. Vaughn will continue to serve as president through July 1 before moving to a consulting role to assist the board and staff on transition matters through the organization’s annual […]

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WCup 2026 Sites Baltimore Soccer
Signage is displayed at M&T Stadium during a news conference to announce Baltimore's bid to host 2026 World Cup soccer games at the stadium. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Everton to Play in Baltimore against Arsenal, Travel to Minnesota United

As the weather turns increasingly warmer and big event stadiums look to bring in unique events, football and soccer stadiums will be announcing exhibition games between European big-name clubs, clubs south of the border in Liga MX and within Major League Soccer as well. Everton, Arsenal to Play in Baltimore Everton, which is battling to […]

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SquadLocker to Make E-Team Jerseys Available to Students

SquadLocker has partnered with STEM Fuse, a digital K-12 curriculum provider specializing in STEM, computer science, and CTE curriculum solutions, to deliver esports curriculum and player jerseys to schools across America. The Start Your Esports Team resource and online retail store launched April 19 and is available to students. “Learning about textile technologies and textile […]

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