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Gulf Shores Tourism Creates Custom Marketing Resources

The Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Sports Commission in Alabama has set up a collection of marketing resources including custom digital ad packages to engage sports-event organizers who are working to run and promote events during the COVID-19 pandemic. The resources include the ability for organizers holding an event in the area to have customized […]

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U.S. defender Becky Sauerbrunn (4), forward Lynn Williams (13) and teammates acknowledge fans after a 3-1 win over Japan in a SheBelieves Cup match on March 11, 2020, in Frisco, Texas. The 2021 event will be held entirely in Orlando, Florida. (AP Photo/Jeffrey McWhorter)

U.S. Soccer Hosts 2021 SheBelieves Cup in Orlando

The sixth annual SheBelieves Cup, organized by U.S. Soccer and bringing together four of the best women’s national teams in the world, will be held February 18–24 at Exploria Stadium in Orlando, Florida. The Cup starts February 18 as Brazil takes on Japan and the USA faces Canada. The tournament resumes February 21 with the […]

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Ellie Westman Chin Named President and CEO of Destination Madison

Destination Madison in Wisconsin has named Ellie Westman Chin its new president and CEO. She will succeed Deb Archer, who announced last year that she would retire after more than 25 years at the convention and visitors bureau. Chin has been president and CEO of Visit Franklin (Tennessee) since June 2014. “We thank Ellie for […]

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New Track Series Scheduled Throughout United States

A new track and field series in the United States will start this year to try and both give American athletes the chance to compete on home soil while also giving the sport an extended spotlight throughout the calendar year in addition to the rescheduled Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo. The 2021 Pro Track Series […]

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USA Swimming Modifies TYR Pro Series January Event

USA Swimming’s upcoming TYR Pro Series event starting January 14 will be held at two sites instead of three after the extension of a regional stay at home order in Southern California forced the cancellation of the Irvine, California, host site. The event will move forward with two competition locations; the primary site at the […]

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Mike Sharpe Named President/CEO of Greater Wichita Sports Commission

The Greater Wichita Area Sports Commission has named Mike Sharpe as the organization’s next president and chief executive officer beginning on January 4, 2021. Sharpe has spent the past seven years at Greater Kansas City Sports Commission and Foundation as the director of business development. Sharpe has extensive connections with national governing body leadership including […]

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Spikeball Releases 2021 Tournament Schedule

The Spikeball Roundnet Association has released its 2021 tournament schedule with 10 national events scheduled throughout the country. The national events will be held in a two-day format in the advanced and premier divisions with smaller pools of teams and best-of-3 matches, with the best teams in each pool earning spots in the divisional brackets. […]

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Great Lakes Sports Commission Helps Ski Club Improve Suicide Bowl

The Great Lakes Sports Commission has agreed to provide a $55,000 grant to the Ishpeming Ski Club in Michigan to help them complete their iconic Suicide Bowl ski venue improvement project. The proposed project is part of a five-year plan to improve and modernize the venue, developing it into a regional ski jumping and Nordic […]

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Little League International Promotes Nina Johnson-Pitt, Dan Velte

Little League International has made two executive promotions focused on supporting local programs, elevating Dan Velte to Senior Operations Executive and Nina Johnson-Pitt to Senior Strategy Executive. The moves were made as part of November’s plan by the board of directors to strengthen the organizational structure of Little League International with a new operational and […]

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