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The Latest on Sports and COVID-19:
NFL Caps Super Bowl Attendance at 22,000
Including 7,500 Health Care Workers

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. Full Coverage of Super Bowl Planning | Podcast: Organizing a Super Bowl in Tampa Bay How Indianapolis Landed the NCAA Tournament Bubble | What NBA […]

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USA Gymnastics Offers Concussion Awareness Program to Athletes

USA Gymnastics has announced a partnership with TeachAids, a nonprofit education company, to provide members with access to better information about concussion awareness. Under terms of the deal, members of the national governing body will have access to materials to the company’s CrashCourse program as part of the organization’s commitment to athlete health and wellness. […]

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Arizona State Committee Approves New Multi-Purpose Arena Plan

The Arizona Board of Regents has approved Arizona State University’s plan for a 5,000-seat, $115 million multi-purpose arena that will serve mainly as the home venue for the Sun Devils men’s ice hockey program. The arena will sit right in the area on campus that serves as the site for several other athletic facilities including […]

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Legacy Sports Park Opening in Mesa, Arizona, in 2022

A new 320-acre sports and entertainment complex is planned for Mesa, Arizona, with multiple outdoor and indoor sporting opportunities aimed toward driving the area’s sports tourism market to become even more of a destination beyond Major League Baseball spring training. The Legacy Sports Park is scheduled to open in 2022 and Legacy Sports USA, the […]

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U.S. Gymnastics Trials Rescheduled for 2021

USA Gymnastics has announced new dates for the U.S. Olympic Team Trials in St. Louis. After the 2020 event was postponed because of new dates for the Olympic Summer Games in Tokyo, the 2021 gymnastics trials will be staged June 24­–27 at the Enterprise Center in St. Louis. The full U.S. squad of artistic gymnasts […]

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Tokyo 2020 Volleyball Complex Holds Grand Opening

The site for volleyball and wheelchair basketball in the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Summer Games has been officially inaugurated by Tokyo officials in a ceremony that blended sports and entertainment at the Ariake Arena. The arena seats 15,000 and is one of the last permanent venues that was opened to the public, with the aquatic […]

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University of Pittsburgh Announces Venues Project

New facilities to replace outdated venues are key parts of what the University of Pittsburgh is touting for its Victory Heights Initiative, a series of athletic projects that would bring new places to train and compete for several Panthers’ athletic squads. The project is centered around several of Pittsburgh’s Olympic sports programs. There would be […]

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USA Gymnastics Senior Pan Am Qualifier Heading to Utah

Utah Valley University will host a Senior Pan American Championships for men’s and women’s gymnastics, rhythmic gymnastics and trampoline in May that will also be the final Olympic qualifier for the 2020 Summer Olympic Games. The Senior Pan Am championships is held annually and typically, athletes from North, Central and South America compete for titles, […]

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Milwaukee to Host 2020 USA Gymnastics American Cup

Milwaukee will host the 2020 USA Gymnastics American Cup, the first time the international competition will be held in the city. The meet will be held March 7 at Fiserv Forum. The American Cup is the first of four all-around events included in the International Gymnastics Federation’s World Cup Series, which is used for qualifying […]

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Olympic Gymnastics Center Completed in Tokyo

Another one of the new venues ahead of the 2020 Olympic Summer Games in Tokyo has been completed with the finishing of the Ariake Gymnastics Centre, which will be used for artistic, rhythmic and trampoline gymnastics events. The venue will seat up to 12,000 and is located near the Olympic Village. Of the 43 venues […]

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