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Simon Pagenaud leads a restart during the 2019 Indianapolis 500. Photo by Stephen King/IndyCar Media

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Indianapolis 500 To Be Held Without Fans

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. Tuesday, August 4 AUTO RACING: Indianapolis 500 To Be Held Without Fans One of the biggest sporting events in the world will be held without Continue Reading

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New facilities to replace outdated venues are key parts of what the University of Pittsburgh is touting for its Victory Heights Initiative, a series of athletic projects that would bring new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