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South Korea Wins 2027 World University Games Bid over North Carolina

Chungcheong, South Korea, was awarded the 2027 FISU World University Games by the organization’s executive committee over the weekend by a 14-7 vote over the Triad Region of North Carolina. “FISU offers its sincere congratulations to Chungcheong. Korea has a proud tradition of university sport and will, I am sure, be an ideal place for the world’s […]

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New AAU national officers are, from left:: Sean Kilmartin, (Treasurer), J.B. (Jo) Mirza (President), Bobby Stone (1st Vice-President), James Parker (Secretary), Charles Oliver (2nd Vice-President)

J.B. Mirza Named New AAU President

Longtime AAU volunteer and national officer J.B. Mirza was elected as the 49th president of the Amateur Athletic Union during the 128th AAU National Convention in Orlando, Florida. Mirza has dedicated more than five decades of service at the local, national, and international levels to the AAU. Mirza got his start in karate in 1972 […]

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Marc Riker Resigns as National Senior Games Association CEO

The National Senior Games Association has announced the resignation of President and Chief Executive Officer Marc Riker, who has served in the position since 2012, while announcing that Chief Operating Officer Sue Hlavacek will serve as interim president and chief executive officer “The NSGA Board of Directors has accepted the resignation of our Chief Executive […]

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AAU Junior Olympics Heading to Houston Again

The AAU Junior Olympic Games will be held in Houston in 2025, 2027 and 2031, making the Texas destination the second-most utilized host city in AAU Junior Olympic Games history. The AAU Junior Olympic Games is the largest national multi-sport event for youth in the United States. Houston has hosted the Games in 2012, 2016, […]

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North Carolina Bid Committee Hosts FISU 2027 Evaluators

The North Carolina Bid Committee for the 2027 World University Games wrapped up this week an intensive site visit from the evaluation committee of the International University Sports Federation, which will either select North Carolina or a bid from Chungcheong, South Korea, in November. “We have been thrilled to host the top leadership at FISU […]

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The Olympic Club to Host 2030 U.S. Women’s Amateur

The Olympic Club in San Francisco has been selected by the USGA as the host site for the 2030 U.S. Women’s Amateur Championship, the next in a long string of USGA championships at the course. “The Olympic Club has produced some of the most memorable USGA championship moments and we are thrilled to be able […]

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The Orange County Convention Center will host more than 70,000 athletes and coaches during the 18-day event June 14 to July 1.

AAU Bringing World’s Largest Volleyball Tournament to Orlando

The world’s largest volleyball tournament is heading to the Sunshine State. The Amateur Athletic Union will bring the 49th AAU Girls’ Junior National Volleyball Championships and AAU Boys’ Junior National Volleyball Championships to Orlando from June 14 to July 1. The Orange County Convention Center will host more than 70,000 athletes and coaches, representing 48 […]

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The Maryland Sports Commission distributed more than $1 million in grants to more than 60 youth and amateur sport tourism events.

Maryland Sports Commission Distributed More Than $1 Million in Grants in 2022

The Maryland Sports Commission has announced it distributed more than $1 million in grants to more than 60 youth and amateur sport tourism events throughout the state of Maryland for fiscal year 2022. The contributions, made through the Maryland Sports Youth and Amateur Sports Grant & Michael Erin Busch Fund, account for all money distributed […]

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Baltimore Named AAU Junior Olympic Games Host for 2028 and 2032

Baltimore will host the 2028 and 2032 AAU Junior Olympic Games, the city announced in partnership with the AAU, Visit Baltimore and Maryland Sports. The announcement came during a press conference on the campus of Morgan State University. The AAU Junior Olympic Games is the largest national multi-sport event conducted annually. The inaugural Games were […]

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Montgomery Whitewater, a new multi-use complex in the Alabama destination, is scheduled to open in the spring of 2023. Rendering courtesy Montgomery Whitewater.

New Whitewater Center Heading to Montgomery

A long time ago, Megan McKenzie was sent some videos by her sister-in-law after a visit to the U.S. National Whitewater Center in Charlotte, planting an idea that she could never truly stop thinking about. “There was something so cool about the energy and that it was a man-made facility,” she said. “You don’t have […]

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