SummerSlam 2023

2023 WWE SummerSlam Headed to Detroit

World Wrestling Entertainment has announced that Ford Field in Detroit will host SummerSlam on August 5, 2023. SummerSlam marks the first WWE event at Ford Field since WrestleMania in 2007 and the first SummerSlam to take place in Michigan since 1993. The event is traditionally WWE’s second largest each year behind WrestleMania. “Landing WWE SummerSlam […]

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USA Cycling Bear Creek

USA Cycling Bringing Championship Event to Pennsylvania

USA Cycling has announced the 2023 USA Cycling Cross-Country Mountain Bike National Championship will take place July 5–9 at Bear Creek Mountain Resort in Macungie, Pennsylvania. Bear Creek Mountain Resort previously was home to the 2013 and 2014 Cross-Country Mountain Bike National Championships. “We are thrilled to have USA Cycling Mountain Bike Nationals back at […]

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Triathlon

Australia to Host 2024 World Triathlon Multisport Championships

Organizers of the World Triathlon Multisport Championships have announced the event will be taking place in Townsville, Australia, from August 15–25, 2024. The 12-day event will include 19 world championship races across five different levels of athletes, including Age Group, Paratriathletes, Junior, Under 23 and Elites. North Queensland will welcome thousands of athletes from around […]

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Delray Beach Tennis

Billie Jean King Cup Heading to Palm Beaches

The United States Tennis Association has announced that Coco Gauff and the United States Billie Jean King Cup Team will play at the Delray Beach Tennis Center April 14–15 in a 2023 match against Austria. Billie Jean King Cup — celebrating its 60th anniversary in 2023 — was formerly known as the Fed Cup and […]

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Gulf Shores

Gulf Shores Explores New $6 Million Building at Sportsplex

Gulf Shores, Alabama, is exploring the possibility of a $6 million, 38,000-square-foot building at the city’s Sportsplex for sports and community events. The venue would accommodate several courts for volleyball, basketball or pickleball and an onsite café is planned as well. The news was reported by OBA this week. Michelle Russ, vice president of sales, […]

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FIBA

Copenhagen to Host Two FIBA Europe Cup Events

The Danish capital of Copenhagen will host the 2024 FIBA 3×3 Europe Cup Qualifier and 3×3 Europe Cup in 2025, complete with an urban festival with street activities. The 3×3 Europe Cup will be staged in September 2025 in a public square in central Copenhagen with a venue large enough for 1,200 spectators. In 2024, […]

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ChristianDempster

Christian Dempster Joins Indiana Sports Corp

The Indiana Sports Corp has announced that Christian Dempster will join the team as senior vice president of events, leading the events division in high-level strategy and execution. Dempster previously served as an Event Director with IMG, a leading organization in sports, fashion, events, and media who owns and operates hundreds of live events annually. […]

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Will Pitts

Will Pitts Named Chief Operating Officer of the Charlotte Sports Foundation

The Charlotte Sports Foundation has announced the naming of Will Pitts as the organization’s chief operating officer. Pitts, who has been at the organization since 2010, will continue to manage the day-to-day operation of the organization as well as plan future large sporting events aimed at driving economic impact to the Charlotte region. Pitts started […]

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IndianaSportsCorp

Indiana Sports Corp Awards Sports Grants; 2024 U.S. Olympic Swim Trials Tickets On Sale

Seventeen youth-serving organizations throughout Indiana that serve a combined 16,000 youths have been selected as Inspiring Sports Grant recipients, awarded annually by Indiana Sports Corp and totaling $82,000 this year. Inspiring Sports Grants support organizations that provide underserved youth with the opportunity to participate in sports, fitness activities and life-skills programming. The grants are funded […]

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Durham women’s sports

Durham to Host Emerging Women in Sports Leadership Summit

The Durham Sports Commission, in partnership with Women Leaders in College Sports, has announced the first Emerging Women in Sports Leadership Summit will be held on April 19 at the Durham Convention Center. Registration for the event, presented by sponsor Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina, is open. “Leadership is not limited by […]

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