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Some members of Virginia's Blue Ridge Team Twenty24 Women's Olympic cycling team pose with local and state dignitaries during a press conference announcing the tourism office's sponsorship of the team.

Visit Virginia’s Blue Ridge Sponsors Professional Women’s Cycling Team

Team TWENTY24, a diverse team of female professional and junior cyclists, will relocate their base of operations from Idaho to Virginia’s Blue Ridge and rebrand as Virginia’s Blue Ridge TWENTY24, a move announced by leaders of Visit Virginia’s Blue Ridge and the Virginia Tourism Corporation. For more than 17 years, the women’s cycling team has […]

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Life Time Releases 2022 Schedule Spanning Triathlons, Marathons, Mountain Bike and Gravel Races

Life Time has released its 2022 lineup of athletic events of running, triathlon and cycling, spanning 11 states and drawing participants from around the world. The slate is highlighted by the Life Time Grand Prix Race Series, which is comprised of six iconic cycle races and offers a $250,000 prize purse to winning athletes. Life […]

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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.   OLYMPICS: IOC Confirms Beijing Games Will Not Be Postponed Posted: Thursday, January […]

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Brendan Quirk Announced as USA Cycling CEO

USA Cycling President and Chief Executive Officer Rob DeMartini will step down from his leadership role effective December 20 after two years in the position, to be succeeded by cycling industry veteran and USA Cycling Board Chairman Brendan Quirk. DeMartini joined the organization from outside the national governing body world in February 2019 after years […]

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USA Cycling Launches New Criterium Series

USA Cycling, along with a core group of cycling stakeholders that include criterium race directors and cycling teams, has announced the formation of a new professional criterium series. The new domestic series, which will begin with six events, is aimed at highlighting the American road discipline of criterium racing and allow for the storytelling of […]

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Life Time Announces New National Grand Prix Cycling Race Series for Elite Cyclists

Life Time is planning to launch the Life Time Grand Prix for elite cyclists with six races in 2022, including both new and established events like Big Sugar Gravel and the Leadville Trail 100 MTB. Twenty Men and 20 women from a range of disciplines will compete for a $250,000 prize purse at the end […]

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Maryland Sets September 2022 Dates for Cycling Classic

After having its dates postponed for two consecutive years because of the pandemic, the Maryland Cycling Classic supported by UnitedHealthcare has announced that the professional road cycling event will be staged in and around Baltimore on September 4, 2022. “We are excited to host the inaugural edition of the Maryland Cycling Classic and bring a […]

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David Lipscomb Joins USA Cycling as DEI and Organizational Development Consultant

USA Cycling has announced that David Lipscomb, chief executive officer and head coach at CIS Training Systems LLC, will serve a one-year term as the organization’s DEI and Organizational Development Consultant. He has spent over 25 years at the highest levels of cycling and martial arts, and brings more than 10 years of leadership and […]

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