Roundup: Sports Event Guidelines for Post-COVID Competition

As sports at all levels prepare to come back from weeks or months on hiatus, sports organizations are releasing guidelines that can serve as a framework for how to host events safely and successfully. The following are links to various published guidelines across a range of sports that are designed for event organizers to consult Continue Reading

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The Latest on Sports and COVID-19:
Notre Dame vs. Navy Stays Home Instead of Ireland

The coronavirus outbreak has forced difficult decisions for the sports-event industry, with nearly every professional league throughout the world on hiatus and collegiate and amateur sports brought to a standstill. Nearly every major sporting event has been canceled, moved or postponed and the question that is on every fan’s mind is: When will they return? Continue Reading

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USA Cycling Appoints Chief Medical Officer

USA Cycling has appointed a chief medical officer, naming Dr. Michael Roshon to the volunteer position. Roshon is chief of medical staff for the Penrose-St. Francis Health Services in Colorado Springs, Colorado, and has performed other volunteer work for the national governing body in the past, including leading webinars related to athlete health and well-being. Continue Reading

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Colorado Classic Announces Four Host Cities

The Colorado Classic, a professional women’s cycling race, has announced it will return in 2020 in four cities across the state. The tour, to be held August 27–30, will feature four stages in Snowmass Village, Avon, Boulder and Denver. The event, which debuted in 2019, is North America’s only standalone women’s professional stage race. The Continue Reading

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Cedar City, Utah, Selected for 2020–2011 USA Cycling Masters Road Nationals

Cedar City, Utah, will host the 2020 and 2021 USA Cycling Masters Road National Championships. The city in southwestern Utah, which has hosted the Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah on several occasions and is known for hosting festival and events, will host the 2020 event July 30–August 2. The event is expected to attract Continue Reading

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Spartan Acquires Costa Rica Mountain Bike Event

Spartan has announced that it has acquired the La Ruta De Los Conquistadores multiday mountain bike race in Costa Rica, part of the obstacle race company’s planned expansion into new avenues of sports and fitness. Under terms of the deal, the founders and organizers of the three-day race from the Pacific to Atlantic oceans, Roman Continue Reading

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The second edition of the Colorado Classic women's stage race will be part of the 2020 USA Cycling Pro Road Tour. Photo: Jason Gewirtz

USA Cycling Releases 2020 Pro Road Tour Schedule

USA Cycling has announced its 2020 Pro Road Tour, a national calendar that will feature 17 cycling events staged across 15 states. The circuit will run from April through September and will include 43 days of road cycling competition, including the inaugural Maryland Cycling Classic, a UCI 1.Pro event that will be held September 6. Continue Reading

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The Bank of America Chicago Marathon has become a leader in sustainability efforts.

The Green Game

We’ve come a long way since the first recycling bin was rolled out at a sporting event. As the topic of climate change heats up (literally), the creation of more sustainable events has taken on increasing importance. On a global level this can be seen with the December 2018 launch of the United Nations Sports Continue Reading

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Cycling’s Tour of California on Hiatus for 2020

The Amgen Tour of California, a staple on the cycling scene since 2006 and part of the UCI WorldTour calendar, will go on hiatus for the 2020 season with its fate for 2021 still unclear. The race was the only U.S.-based event for both men and women on the UCI calendar and according to Beacon Economics, Continue Reading

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IOC Moves 2020 Marathon and Race Walking to Sapporo

Mindful of the extensive heat conditions that have been in Japan this summer, the International Olympic Committee is seeking to be proactive by putting adjustments in place for athlete safety under humid conditions when Tokyo hosts the 2020 Olympic Summer Games. As a result, the IOC has announced it will move the Olympic marathon and Continue Reading

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