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Unrivaled Sports Acquires YTH Sports

Unrivaled Sports, the newly launched sports venture from Josh Harris, David Blitzer and the Cherin Group, has announced the acquisition of YTH Sports, adding a soccer organization to the company’s growing portfolio. The addition of YTH Sports is expected to bring Unrivaled Sports’ event assets to nearly 600,000 athletes and 1.2 million attendees in 2024 […]

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Mike Waterman

Mike Waterman Named President and CEO of Visit Anaheim

Visit Anaheim has announced that Mike Waterman has been appointed the president and chief executive officer of the organization, effective April 29. Waterman, a hospitality veteran with over 30 years of leadership and sales experience, previously served as chief sales officer at Visit Orlando. Prior to Visit Orlando, Waterman was the president and chief executive […]

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OLY Paris 2024 Eiffel Tower Olympic Rings
The Olympic rings are set up on Trocadero plaza that overlooks the Eiffel Tower. (AP Photo//Michel Euler, File)

Olympic Rings for Paris Games to be Displayed on Eiffel Tower

The Olympic rings will be displayed on the Eiffel Tower, Paris 2024 organizers said in a statement Tuesday with work to begin by the end of April as the French capital prepares to mark 100 days until the start of the Paris Games. The hugely popular landmark in central Paris has seen soaring visitor numbers […]

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Raleigh Esports

Esports Report Cites Raleigh as Major Host

A new study examining global trends in hosting in-person esports events has concluded that Raleigh, North Carolina, is among the top destinations for such events. The project, which examined in-person esports tournaments in North America, Europe and the Nordic region from 2019–2023, was conducted by PLAYHRDR Advisors, the Greater Raleigh Esports Local Organizing Committee and […]

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IHF Handball

Norway, Denmark and Croatia to Co-Host 2025 Men’s World Handball Championship

Norway, Denmark and Croatia will jointly host the 29th International Handball Federation Men’s World Championship from January 14 through February 2, 2025. The three organizers originally applied separately for the 2025 World Championship and merged their bids. A prerequisite for hosting together was the division of semifinals in two host countries. Oslo and Zagreb will […]

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APTOPIX Britain Commonwealth Games Closing Ceremony
Fireworks illuminate the sky during the Commonwealth Games closing ceremony at the Alexander stadium in Birmingham, England, Monday, Aug. 8, 2022. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)

Commonwealth Games Federation to Announce New 2026 Host Next Month

The Commonwealth Games Federation plans to announce a new host for its 2026 event in June with “multiple proposals” to replace Australia’s Victoria state, which withdrew as host in July 2023 because of a massive increase in the projected cost of staging the event. The CGF on Monday said it was keeping the proposals confidential. […]

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Tulsa Teqball

Tulsa to Host Only Teqball Event in U.S. This June

Tulsa, Oklahoma, will host the only International Teqball Federation-sanctioned event in the United States this year from June 14­–16. “It has been a pleasure to work with the International Teqball Federation to bring this action-packed sport and over 1,000 athletes, staff, and media professionals from 60 different countries to Tulsa,” said Alex Brown, national sports […]

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