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The pregame ceremony included lots of fireworks before the U.S. men's national team took on Wales in the first group stage game for both teams at the 2022 FIFA World Cup in Qatar this week. Photo by Lisa Delpy Neirotti.

2022 FIFA World Cup: What It’s Really Like Being in Qatar

There are always some challenges with any mega-event and this month, the 2022 FIFA World Cup is in Qatar, a country established 51 years old ago with a total population of 2.8 million people. So with that perspective, here are some observations. [Behind the Scenes of the 2026 World Cup Bid Process] Inside the Stadiums […]

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What the view is like from behind home plate currently at the Rogers Centre in Toronto, left, compared to what it is planned to be at Blue Jays games starting with the 2023 season. Images courtesy Toronto Blue Jays

Demolition Complete Inside Toronto’s Rogers Centre

The Toronto Blue Jays have completed the first stage of its $300 million renovation of Rogers Centre with demolition finished as crews begin to build new infrastructure within the stadium as part of a two-year project. This offseason’s renovation will focus on the upper level and outfield seating. All 17,000 seats that were part of […]

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Winter Dew Tour Returns to Copper Mountain

Mountain Dew and Coalition 375 have announced its annual Winter Dew Tour snowboard and ski competition and festival will return to Copper Mountain, Colorado, from February 24—26, 2023. The Winter Dew Tour will include the world’s best male and female skiers and snowboarders competing in individual superpipe and streetstyle events and a calendar of fan […]

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NCAA Announces Sites for Future Men’s Final Fours

The Men’s Final Four will be heading to Las Vegas for the first time in 2028 as the NCAA announced the host cities for the Final Four for the next bid cycle of 2027 through 2030. Also awarded Final Fours were Detroit (2027), Indianapolis (2029) and Dallas/Arlington (2030). Atlanta, Dallas, Detroit, Indianapolis, Las Vegas, Minneapolis […]

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PCB College Baseball Classic Field Announced

Publix Sports Park will host 16 junior college baseball teams in the second annual Panama City Beach College Baseball Classic in Florida scheduled for February 3–5. The three-day preseason tournament features seven teams that finished the 2022 season ranked in the top 20 nationally wth three players in last year’s tournament selected in the first […]

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Kelvin Moore Named McCormick Place Vice President, General Manager

ASM Global has named Kelvin D. Moore as regional vice president and general manager of McCormick Place Convention Center, North America’s largest convention center located in Chicago. Moore has held leadership positions at convention centers, stadiums and multipurpose facilities throughout the United States, most recently as regional vice president and general manager for ASM at […]

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The 2022 NCAA Women's Championship Game in Minneapolis was played in front of a sellout crowd as South Carolina beat UConn for its second national title. Photo by Matt Traub / SportsTravel

NCAA Announces Sites for Future Women’s Final Fours

Four past hosts and one new location will host the NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Final Four from 2027 through 2031, the NCAA announced on Monday morning. Columbus, Ohio, will host in 2027 followed by Indianapolis in 2028. San Antonio will host in 2029 with first-time host Portland, Oregon, in 2030. Dallas will host in […]

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Pikes Peak APEX New Format, 2023 Dates Announced

The Colorado Springs Sports Corporation is the new organizer for the Pikes Peak APEX, presented by RockShox, a unique mountain bike challenge on the slopes of the Pikes Peak region’s trails. The 2023 event will maintain the vision of making Colorado Springs and the Pikes Peak region an internationally recognized endurance sports destination while enabling […]

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College Station, Texas, Breaks Ground on Texas Independence Ballpark

Midtown in College Station, Texas, recently celebrated the groundbreaking of phase 1 of Texas Independence Ballpark. Phase 1 will include four baseball fields, batting cages, concessions stand and more. “This is one of those things that further puts College Station on the map for the sports world, particularly from just under teens through the teen […]

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