Move United Nationals
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2023–2028 Move United Nationals

Status Open for bids through October 15, 2021. History Thornton/Westminster, CO, 2021–2022 Denver, CO, 2020 (canceled due to the pandemic) Eden Prairie, MN, 2019 Fort Wayne, IN, 2018 Middleton, WI, 2016–2017 Union County, NJ, 2015 Inside Track Move United, the national leader in community adaptive sports, will combine two championship events beginning in 2023 to […]

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Vavae Malepeai
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. FOOTBALL: NFL Embarks on Second Virus-Affected Season in a Row Posted: Thursday, September […]

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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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US Gymnastics Olympic Trials
Shane Wiskus competes on the pommel horse during the men's U.S. Olympic Gymnastics Trials on June 26, 2021, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Olympic Sports Fight to Survive on Collegiate Level

When the United States men’s gymnastics team that had been selected for the Olympic Summer Games in Tokyo was announced, one thing stood out about the five-man group: Each was a college gymnast. Sam Mikulak, the elder statesman of the team, was a three-time national champion at Michigan. Yul Moldauer helped Oklahoma win three NCAA […]

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Camping World Stadium to Host 2022 Bowl Week

Orlando’s Camping World Stadium will be the new home to the 2022 Spiral Bowl Week, which features the Tropical Bowl (NCAA Division 1 College All-Stars), All-America Classic (high school seniors), and All-America Underclassmen (high school) football games. Bowl Week debuts January 12–15, 2022, and also offers players an Orlando experience inclusive of a visit to […]

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New Indoor Track Opens in Chicago’s South Side

A new indoor track facility has opened in the South Side of Chicago, with seating for 3,500 fans at sporting events. The venue will also be used for after-school programs in the Gately Park neighborhood. Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot cut the ribbon this week at the 139,000-square-foot venue, which was to open last year but […]

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Grand Park Sports Campus

Grand Park Launches Research and Development Program

The Grand Park Sports Campus and the city of Westfield, Indiana, have launched a research and development program that will aim to attract entrepreneurs, businesses and universities investing in sports tourism. The Grand Park Research & Development HUB will help with the development of new technologies, services and research projects that will help serve the […]

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Palm Beach County Convention Center Hosts First Basketball Tournament

The Palm Beach County Convention Center hosted the first basketball tournament held inside the venue when Balling on the Beach, a youth event with over 300 middle school teams, as part of a partnership with Iconic Creative Agency. Balling on the Beach took place at four South Florida venues with the entirety of the middle […]

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