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U.S. Ski & Snowboard Signs With Concussion Awareness Program

U.S. Ski & Snowboard has become the latest national governing body to partner with TeachAids to provide members with access to concussion-awareness resources through the company’s Crash Course education initiative. The video-based interactive learning experience was developed alongside a team of academics, researchers, doctors and athletes. The program uses virtual reality and other interactive online […]

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USA Luge Continues Lacrosse Ball Fundraiser

One of the more amusing fundraising events in Olympic sports will see its sixth annual event when USA Luge organizes the Duluth Trading Company USA Luge Running of the Balls on February 20. The event, which will air on the organization’s website, offers participants the chance to purchase lacrosse balls, which are then run down […]

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USA Triathlon Sees Recovery After ‘Complete Dumpster Fire’

USA Triathlon intends to increase its collaborative push to grow the sport in 2021, vowing to increase its presence among multiple sports to get more people interested in participating. During a state of the industry report at the national governing body’s Endurance Exchange virtual conference, USAT CEO Rocky Harris said while triathlon saw 7 percent […]

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DreamHack Heading to Atlanta in Abbreviated 2021 Festival Schedule

Dreamhack Atlanta, which was canceled in the fall of 2020 because of the COVID-19 pandemic, will be held November 12–14, 2021, as part of three festivals scheduled for the final quarter of the year by the event organizer. Dreamhack Winter will be November 26–28 while a Madrid festival will be held at a date to […]

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Preston “PK” Martin, Longtime AAU Leader, Was Basketball Chair

Preston Kim “PK” Martin, a longtime leader in AAU’s basketball program who served as the organization’s men’s and women’s basketball chair, died on January 8. “The AAU has lost a great member, dedicated volunteer, proud leader, passionate mentor, but most importantly, a loyal friend,” the AAU said in a statement. “He will be greatly missed.” […]

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Louisville to Host International Women’s Cup Soccer

Louisville, Kentucky will host the inaugural International Women’s Cup, a four-team professional soccer competition that will include home team Racing Louisville FC as well as the Chicago Red Stars from the National Women’s Soccer League. Organizers say the event will be held on August 18 and August 21 at the new Lynn Family Stadium with […]

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DreamHack Sports Games Adds Scott Steedman to Leadership Team

DreamHack Sports Games has named Scott Steedman as chief commercial officer, putting him in charge of building and leading the organization’s commercial and marketing teams among other duties. Steedman is the former commercial director at the Scottish Professional Football League. He will also develop a commercial strategy and sell sponsorships across the DreamHack Sports Games […]

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US Youth Soccer Announces New Champions Cup Competition

US Youth Soccer will launch the Champions Cup, a global invitational event, in August 2022 with USYS National Championship clubs competing against the winners of nationally recognized championships from around the country and the world. Selections will be made based on performance in championship-caliber events from around the world to provide an open opportunity to […]

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Colorado Complex to House New USL Team

Future Legends Complex will become the future home of the Northern Colorado Football Club, which will play in United Soccer League’s League One. The USL club is majority-owned by the Katofsky family and the Future Legends ownership group, which are developing the multisport complex in Windsor, Colorado. The team will begin play in 2022 at […]

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Ferris State's Peter Firlik drives against Northern State's Ian Smith during the first half of the NCAA Division II men's college basketball championship game on March 24, 2018, in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. (AP Photo/Dave Eggen)

NCAA Opens Bonus Bidding Opportunities for Destinations

Destinations will be able to bid on NCAA championship events that have never before been open for bidding. For the first time this winter, the NCAA will have predetermined hosts for the preliminary rounds in the Division II men’s and women’s basketball tournaments, Division III men’s and women’s basketball tournaments and Division III men’s and women’s […]

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