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Jill Geer joins USA Gymnastics as Chief Communications and Marketing Officer

Jill Geer, a nearly 20-year veteran of the Olympic movement, has been named chief communications and marketing officer of USA Gymnastics and will lead the team driving internal and external communications, social media, branding, marketing, digital strategy, content development and media relations. Geer served in a variety of executive roles for USA Track & Field […]

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Clear2Play Releases Sport Passport App for COVID-19 Tracking

Clear2Play, which provides health-tracking software through a mobile app, has released its Sport Passport app to give event organizers the option of using mobile technology to manage COVID-19 health and safety protocols for participants. Compliance options include submitting a daily health screening survey, verification of vaccination, the result of any recent COVID tests and agreeing […]

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MLS, Liga MX Expanding Leagues Cup to 47 Teams in 2023

The relationship between Major League Soccer and Liga MX became even closer on Tuesday as the leagues announced plans to expand The Leagues Cup to each team in both MLS and Liga MX starting in 2023, which includes pausing both league’s regular season schedules for a full month. The Leagues Cup, which this year was […]

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Ripken Baseball Continues Tournament Expansion

Ripken Baseball is expanding its tournament schedule in 2022, adding five Ripken Select events in destinations throughout the country. The inaugural multi-city tour will combine youth tournament experiences and family vacations in four different states. The opening event is June 5–10 at Panama City Sports Complex in Panama City Beach, Florida, followed by June 12–17 […]

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2021 Americas Triathlon Championships now Part of Super Sprint Weekend in Utah

USA Triathlon has announced that its Super Sprint Weekend scheduled for October 30–31 in Hurricane, Utah, will also be the 2021 Americas Triathlon Championships. The elite, U23 and junior international races will welcome top athletes appointed by the national federations of Americas Triathlon, a continental division of World Triathlon. The 2021 championships were scheduled for […]

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Village of Bedford Park Announces Naming Rights Partnership with Wintrust

The Village of Bedford Park, Illinois, has reached a multi-year naming rights and marketing agreement with Wintrust, with the financial corporation getting the naming rights to the new Wintrust Sports Complex at Bedford Park, which is scheduled to open later this fall. The Wintrust Sports Complex will feature 100,000 square feet of indoor volleyball and […]

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International Esports Federation Accepts Three New Continental Federations

The International Esports Federation has announced the PanAmerican Esports Confederation, the European Esports Federation and the African Esports Association as the latest continental esports federations to join the organization. The IESF has now unified all continents in the world with the three regional federations joining the organization to advance the growth of professional esports, streamline […]

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Locations Set for 2022 Nastia Liukin Cup Series

A total of 20 invitational meets comprising the 2022 Nastia Liukin Cup Series have been scheduled to feature some of the best USA Gymnastics Women’s Development Program Level 10 gymnasts from across the United States. For 2022, the Cup field will expand to 40 gymnasts with the field determined through performances at the invitationals in […]

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IOC President Thomas Bach talks after an Executive Board meeting in Lausanne, Switzerland, on September 8. Photo Courtesy IOC/Philippe Woods

Strict Protocols Expected in Beijing for 2022 Olympic Winter Games, IOC Says

International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach, in an open letter published by the IOC, said that those competing and attending the 2022 Winter Olympic Games in Beijing should expect the same level of COVID-19 health and safety protocols in place as were this past summer in Tokyo for the rescheduled 2021 Olympic Summer Games. “While […]

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Legacy Sports USA, Oak View Group Announce 10-Year Naming Rights Deal for Bell Bank Park

Legacy Sports USA and Oak View Group Facilities have announced a 10-year naming rights partnership with Bell Bank for a 320-acre complex in Mesa, Arizona that will be the largest of its kind in North America. Bell Bank Park, at a cost of over $280 million, is designed to host youth and amateur sports teams […]

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