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International Olympic Committee Grants Full Recognition to World Lacrosse

World Lacrosse has been given full recognition by the International Olympic Committee during the IOC Session in Tokyo, ensuring that it remains a member of the Association of IOC Recognized International Sports Federations and making it eligible to receive financial support through the IOC Development Program. The announcement means World Lacrosse can continue to grow […]

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National Lacrosse League Expanding to Las Vegas

The National Lacrosse League officially announced that Las Vegas will be joining the league as an expansion franchise with a target date of the fall 2022 to begin play. The new franchise will be co-owned by Wayne Gretzky, Dustin Johnson, Steve Nash and Joe Tsai. Mark Fine has been named chief executive officer of the […]

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USA Lacrosse and TeachAids Partner to Promote Concussion Education

USA Lacrosse, the governing body of lacrosse in the United States, will partner with TeachAids to provide the company’s CrashCourse concussion education technology to its members. CrashCourse is a suite of interactive products focused on the prevention and treatment of concussions and related mental health issues, and is designed to educate athletes, parents and coaches […]

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Venues Planning for Summer of Recovery

Venues that regularly host youth and amateur sports events have had a hard time in the past year-plus of the pandemic, trying to keep expenses down with no revenue coming in and knowing that there were still things that could not be ignored. But when there is little activity at a venue, looking at things […]

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Kim Rogers Named Director of Events for World Lacrosse

Kim Rogers has been hired as director of events for World Lacrosse where she will oversee the planning and delivery of world championships and other events conducted by the international federation. In the new role she will work with Competition Director Fiona Clark, the organizing committees for various World Lacrosse world championships and World Lacrosse […]

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Atlas' Pat Young cradles the ball while under pressure from Redwoods' Patrick Harbeson during a Premier Lacrosse League game in Foxborough, Massachusetts. Photo: Damian Strohmeyer/AP Images for Premier Lacrosse League

Premier Lacrosse League to Play in 11 Cities in 2021

The Premier Lacrosse League will return to in-market events after conducting a bubble season in 2020 in Herriman, Utah. The 2021 season will begin June 4 with the PLL Championships set for September 19. In total, the professional league will host game weekends in 11 cities, including an All-Star weekend and a three-weekend playoff structure. […]

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North Dakota State wide receiver Phoenix Sproles (11) smiles after scoring a touchdown during the first half of the FCS championship game against James Madison on January 20, 2020 in Frisco, Texas. (AP Photo/Sam Hodde)

NCAA Opens Spring Bidding for Lacrosse, Tennis and FCS Football

The NCAA has opened up for bidding additional spring championship events that were rescheduled because of the COVID-19 pandemic, including preliminary rounds for the 2021 Football Championship Subdivision playoffs. The Division I Football Oversight Committee will identify up to 16 potential hosts and then select eight first-round hosts from those preapproved sites. The quarterfinal and […]

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Steve Stenersen Announces Departure from US Lacrosse

Steve Stenersen will leave as CEO of US Lacrosse after having led the organization since its inception in 1998. He will depart by the end of 2021 after a multi-year series of strategic conversations between Stenersen and the US Lacrosse Board of Directors about succession planning and the national governing body’s evolution. Stenersen has held […]

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World Lacrosse Announces New Dates for 2022 World Championship in Maryland

World Lacrosse has announced that the rescheduled 2022 World Lacrosse Women’s World Championship in Maryland will be held June 29–July 9. The competition, which is expected to include as many as 30 national teams, will be staged at Towson University. The championship was originally scheduled for July 2021, but was postponed one year over concerns […]

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