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PLL Kayak

PLL Partners with Kayak for League Travel

The Premier Lacrosse League powered by Ticketmaster has partnered with travel search partner Kayak, as the official travel partner of the the league. The league will be the first professional sports organization to book its league and corporate travel through Kayak for Business – Kayak’s platform for simplified corporate travel. “We pride ourselves on bringing the worlds’ best lacrosse players […]

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Premier Lacrosse League

2024 Premier Lacrosse League Championship Game Heads to Philadelphia

The Premier Lacrosse League’s playoffs this season will be held throughout the East Coast with Boston, Long Island and Philadelphia selected to host the quarterfinals, semifinals and championship rounds. The quarterfinals will be September 2 at Gillette Stadium in Boston before the September 8 semifinals at Shuart Stadium at Hofstra University in Long Island, New […]

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World Lacrosse Championships

World Lacrosse Chooses Korea and Japan for Championship Events

World Lacrosse will have three upcoming world championships in the Far East with the 2025 Men’s U20 Championship officially awarded to South Korea and the 2026 Women’s Championship and 2027 Men’s Championship awarded to Japan. “We are thrilled to award these championships to Korea and Japan, two of our model members that are both ready […]

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Lacrosse Native Americans
Lois Garlow of the Haudenosaunee Nationals lacrosse team heads toward the sideline during a match against Canada at the World Games in Birmingham, Alabama, in 2022. Members of the Haudenosaunee are hopeful they will have a chance to play the sport their people invented when lacrosse returns to the Olympics in 2028 in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Paul Newberry)

White House Supports Indigenous Lacrosse Team for 2028 Olympics

A push to allow the Haudenosaunee Nationals to compete as its own team in lacrosse at the 2028 Olympic Summer Games in Los Angeles received a major endorsement when President Joe Biden announced Wednesday at the White House Tribal Nations Summit a push to allow the Indigenous nation that invented lacrosse to play under its own […]

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WCLA Lacrosse

Women’s Collegiate Lacrosse Associates National Championship Headed to Wichita

The 2024 USA Lacrosse Women’s Collegiate Lacrosse Associates Division I and II National Championships will be played at the Scheels Stryker Sports Complex in Wichita, the championship’s first-ever appearance in Kansas. “We’re so pleased to be moving this special event to a new venue like the Scheels Stryker Sports Complex and being able to bring […]

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PLL 2024 Season

PLL Announces City-Based Model for 2024

The Premier Lacrosse League will switch to a city-based format, announcing eight teams that will be attached to host cities for the league. Since its inception, the league has featured a touring model where teams all play in one location per week. But after evaluating fan voting, broadcast viewership, historical ticketing performance, public census data […]

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PLL Champ Series

Premier Lacrosse League Announces Details for 2024 Championship Series

The Premier Lacrosse League will hold its 2024 Champions Series in Springfield, Virginia, returning to The St. James with a tournament that will follow the Olympic-style sixes format that will be part of the 2028 Olympic Summer Games in Los Angeles. “Our second annual Championship Series will host our top four PLL teams in a […]

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Elevate28

Eight Lacrosse Organizations Form Elevate28

Eight leading lacrosse organizations in the United States have combined to form ELEVATE28 ahead of the 2028 Olympic Summer Games with the goal of doubling the country’s participation in the sport to four million annual players by the end of the decade. Athletes Unlimited, the Intercollegiate Men’s Lacrosse Coaches Association, Intercollegiate Women’s Lacrosse Coaches Association, […]

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LA28 Program

Baseball, Softball, Lacrosse, Flag Football, Cricket Among LA28 Program Additions

The LA28 Olympic and Paralympic Games has announced five sports will be proposed to the sport program with baseball/softball, flag football, cricket, lacrosse and squash up for approval by the International Olympic Committee at its Session meeting in Mumbai this month. “LA28’s proposed sports ignite the imagination on the field of play and drive culture […]

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Tokyo Olympics Softball
Japan's Mana Atsumi, right, is forced out by United States' Delaney Spaulding during a softball game at the 2020 Summer Olympics in Yokohama, Japan. Softball has been on the Olympic program five times since 1996. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Sports Wait, Watch for Final Decision on LA28 Olympic Program

With a year to go before the 2024 Olympic Summer Games in Paris, for several U.S. national governing bodies, the focus instead is on 2028. For those NGBs, the chance to have their sports added to the LA28 program would be an almost indescribable boost in visibility and funding. With the program months from being […]

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