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Sports Industry Consultancy Buys Group, Promotes Director

The Huddle Up Group has bought the Revolution Groupe to expand its portfolio and also promoted one of its own directors in the company. The group, which is based in Phoenix, has promoted Caroline Allman from director to principal. Allman started at the University of Tennessee in event management and athletic administration, then worked for Continue Reading

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Eight Finalist Cities Move On In 2026 Gay Games XII Bid Process

San Diego, California, and Toronto are the North American cities among eight overall in the world that are finalists to host the 2026 Gay Games, the Federation of Gay Games has announced. The organization will choose among those two cities plus Auckland, New Zealand; Brisbane, Australia; Guadalajara, Mexico; Munich; Taipei, Taiwan and Valencia, Spain. The Continue Reading

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Houston Dash forward Rachel Daly holds the trophy alongside teammates while celebrating their NWSL soccer Challenge Cup championship win over the Chicago Red Stars, in Sandy, Utah. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)

Life in a Bubble: Leagues Working on Responsible Return to Play

Whether it is a bubble or not, there is no guarantee that risk is eliminated by health and return to play protocols, sports figures reiterated during a recent Marist College online webinar “COVID-19 and the Responsible Return to Sports.” Between the successes of the National Women’s Soccer League and — so far — Major League Continue Reading

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Seminole County, Perfect Game Expand Partnership

Perfect Game, Inc., an amateur baseball scouting and event service, will be one of the anchor event organizers at the Boombah Sports Complex in Seminole County, Florida, after the county’s Board of County Commissioners voted unanimously to approve and finalize a partnership agreement between the complex and the event organizer. The five-year agreement will start Continue Reading

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Inaugural Adaptive Sports Conference Moves to Virtual Event

An inaugural conference for leaders in adaptive sports has rescheduled as a virtual event in October. All In Sport Consulting, presenter of the Adapted Sport Leadership & Business Symposium (LABS), announced that program initially intended as a live event in Denver will instead be a one-day virtual event that will be free to attend. The event, initially Continue Reading

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MLS Expansion Franchise in Charlotte Reveals Charlotte FC Branding

The latest expansion team for Major League Soccer unveiled its name, branding and logo as Charlotte Football Club, or Charlotte FC by its shorter name, will take the field in 2022. MLS officially awarded an expansion team to the city of Charlotte on December 17, 2019, making it the league’s 30th  club. Plans to start Continue Reading

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National Lacrosse League Expands to Fort Worth

The National Lacrosse League has awarded an expansion franchise to Fort Worth, Texas, with the league’s 14th team scheduled to start play in the 2021–22 season. It is the first time the NLL has expanded into Texas in its 34-year history. “We welcome Fort Worth as our 14th team and are excited to be working Continue Reading

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IOC, Proctor & Gamble Extend Partnership Through 2028

The International Olympic Committee has extended its partnership with Proctor & Gamble through 2028, establishing an Athletes for Good Fund to support athletic causes while adding global rights to the Paralympic Games for the first time. The deal continues Proctor & Gamble’s presence as an Olympic sponsor for the Olympic and Paralympic Games Tokyo 2020, Continue Reading

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Cycling Task Force Releases Event Guidelines

A task force of stakeholders that organize professional cycling events has released guidelines to cover a range of COVID-related issues that could impact those events, a document that also offers a checklist for organizers of other sports events. The guidelines effort is one of the few in sports that have been led by event organizers Continue Reading

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