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Bob Stapleton Steps Down as Chairman from USA Cycling Board

USA Cycling has announced that Bob Stapleton is stepping down as chairman of the board for the organization, a position he has held since 2014. Vice Chairman Brendan Quirk was elected by board members to replace Stapleton, effective immediately. “It’s impossible to quantify the impact Bob has had on the direction of this organization, the […]

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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. NHL: Only Four Players Unvaccinated as Season Opens Posted: Wednesday, October 13 The […]

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UCI to Stage Cycling Esports World Championships in Futuristic New York

UCI, the international cycling federation, will partner with the indoor fitness platform Zwift to host the 2022 UCI Cycling Esports World Championships on a course set in futuristic New York. The February 26, 2022, event will be held on a virtual course that will center around Central Park, with Zwift’s New York map transporting riders […]

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USA Cycling Partners with TeachAids for Concussion Education

USA Cycling will be partnering with TeachAids as an educational resource to stay updated on the latest research as the conversations continue around concussions. USA Cycling joins 21 other U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee’s National Sports Governing Bodies in the education effort. CrashCourse is a suite of interactive products focused on the prevention and treatment […]

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USA Cycling to Adjust Format and Schedule of Inclusion Conference

USA Cycling will reformat its Cycling Inclusion Conference, originally scheduled to start September 10, based on the recent uptick in COVID-19 cases USA Cycling will launch the conversation virtually on September 10, from 10 a.m. to noon MDT as planned and use that time to start a series of monthly conversations centered on the topics […]

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Maryland to Host USA Cycling Marathon Mountain Bike National Championships

Gambrill State Park and the Frederick Watershed CWNA in Frederick, Maryland, will host the 2021 USA Cycling Marathon Mountain Bike National Championships on October 23. The Maryland Sports Commission will serve as the event host, working closely with officials from the Maryland Department of Natural Resources (DNR), Gambrill State Park staff, Visit Frederick, the city […]

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USA Cycling Inclusion Conference Slated for September

USA Cycling will host its inaugural Cycling Inclusion Conference on September 10–11 in conjunction with industry partners, sports advocates and inclusivity experts. The target audience is cycling industry representatives with a view to educate, inform and stand for change. The focus will be on four key underrepresented communities in cycling: BIPOC, LGBTQIA+, disabled athletes, and […]

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Pat Casey's Dreamyard will be one of three training sites that will host the 2021 X Games.

X Games Returns to California Roots

ESPN’s X Games 2021 will return to its roots in Southern California, with BMX, skateboard and moto X competitions at three athlete training venues from July 14–18. The event will be staged without spectators. X Games was set to play out its final year of a multiyear deal in Minneapolis last year before the event […]

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Pikes Peak APEX Donates $20,000 to Improve Trails

Pikes Peak APEX, a mountain bike race in Colorado Springs, Colorado, and the Pikes Peak Outdoor Recreation Alliance will donate $20,000 to help improve trails used for the 2021 race in the city. The PPORA Board of Directors approved the allocation, whose funds were reserved from an inaugural race in 2020 where participants competed on […]

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