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South Dakota World Archery Event Moved to 2022

The coronavirus outbreak has forced difficult decisions for the sports-event industry. 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? While the exact answer is still to be determined for many leagues, some have started the process of returning Continue Reading

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2021 USA Gymnastics Championships

Status Open for bidding. History Des Moines, IA, 2019 Greensboro, NC, 2018 Milwaukee, WI, 2017 Providence, RI, 2016 Inside Track The 2021 USA Gymnastics Championships is a five-day competition in June involving the top rhythmic, acrobatic, and trampoline and tumbling gymnasts in the country. This event combines three championships for each of three disciplines with Continue Reading

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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 Continue Reading

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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New facilities to replace outdated venues are key parts of what the University of Pittsburgh is touting for its Victory Heights Initiative, a series of athletic projects that would bring new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 Continue Reading

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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, Continue Reading

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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 Continue Reading

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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 Continue Reading

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Fort Worth to Host 2020 U.S. Gymnastics Championships

USA Gymnastics will bring the 2020 U.S. Gymnastics Championships to Fort Worth, Texas, the first time the city has hosted the event. The championships will be held at the new Dickies Arena, June 4–7, and will determine the men’s and women’s U.S. champions and U.S. national teams for the junior and senior elite levels. Performances Continue Reading

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Arizona State Arena Gets New Naming Sponsor

The home of Arizona State basketball and other sports will have a new name as the Wells Fargo Arena becomes the Desert Financial Arena for the next five years. The agreement sees the university getting paid $1.5 million per year from Desert Financial Credit Union, which has been in the Phoenix area since 1939. The Continue Reading

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Tacoma to Host 2020 USA Gymnastics Junior Nationals

The Tacoma Dome in Washington will host the 2020 United States Junior Olympic National Championships from May 15–17 with more than 650 female gymnasts vying for national championships in the age-group, developmental event. The event will feature 12 age divisions that are determined by birth date. Gymnasts will compete in the all-around as well as Continue Reading

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