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Inverness Club Selected to Host 2029 U.S. Amateur

The historic Inverness Club, in Toledo, Ohio, will host the 129th U.S. Amateur Championship from August 13–19, 2029, the U.S. Golf Association announced this week. The stroke play co-host course will be named at a later date. The Toledo facility opened in 1903 and Donald Ross was hired in 1916 to design an 18-hole layout […]

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National Senior Games Drops Qualification Requirement

For the first time, the National Senior Games Association will allow athletes over 50 years old to enter to compete in the National Senior Games without having to qualify from other competitions. The move was made following the cancellation or postponement of a significant portion of qualifying events because of the pandemic in advance of […]

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USC running back Vavae Malepeai runs into the end zone for a touchdown against UCLA during the second half of a college football game on November 23, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Sports and COVID-19: The Impact on the Sports-Event Industry

The coronavirus outbreak has forced difficult decisions for the sports-event industry. Nearly every major sporting event has been canceled, moved or postponed. Here is a look at where things stand. Click here for the latest on COVID-19’s Effect on the Sports-Event Industry.   COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Cal and USC Postpone Game Over COVID-19 Outbreak Posted: November […]

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Tournament SportsPlex of Tampa Bay

Tampa Selected for 2022 Tropical 7s Rugby Tournament

The Tropical 7s rugby event has announced that its 2022 tournament will be hosted in Tampa, Florida, at the Tournament SportsPlex of Tampa Bay. The event will be staged April 15–16, 2022. The Tampa sports complex opened in 2018 and includes 15 full-size pitches, each with its own LED lighting and live stream capability. The […]

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Florida Venue Rebrands as Launch Pad Sports Complex

The former spring training home to two Major League Baseball teams has undergone a rebranding as the Launch Pad Sports Complex, part of having management operations taken over by Sports Facilities Management. The venue in Cocoa, Florida, was formerly known as Coastal Florida Sports Park and originally built in 1964 as the spring training home […]

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Geoff VanDeusen Named CEO of United Soccer Coaches

Geoff VanDeusen, a longtime leader at United Soccer Coaches, will become the organization’s next chief executive officer. VanDeusen will take on the position after serving 10 years as the association’s director of operations and events. He has nearly 30 years of experience as a soccer coach at the college, high school and club levels. “The […]

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USA Hockey Partners with LiveBarn on Streaming

USA Hockey has announced a new partnership with LiveBarn to stream youth and amateur sports in North America. Under terms of the deal, LiveBarn will have designation as an official partner of USA Hockey and will help to promote the game of hockey and highlight various USA Hockey initiatives. “We’re pleased to add LiveBarn to […]

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Pan Am Games head to Colombia in 2027

Barranquilla, Colombia, will host the 2027 Pan American Games in the 40th anniversary of the country first hosting the multisport event that brings together athletes from the North, Central and South Americas. Barranquilla was the only city to make a formal proposal to the Panam Sports continental body. It previously hosted the 2018 Central American […]

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Gulf Shores | Orange Beach Sports & Events to Build Pickleball Courts at Sportsplex

Gulf Shores, Alabama, along with the Gulf Shores | Orange Beach Sports & Events, plan to add 12 pickleball courts at the Gulf Shores Sportsplex in an attemp to draw further sports tourism to the destination. The 12 courts will be built at the Gulf Shores Sportsplex in an unused grassy area next to a […]

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