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USA Cricket Launches Foundational Plan

USA Cricket has released a strategic plan in which it outlines plans through the end of 2023 for the organization that are highlighted by the goal of becoming a full member of the International Cricket Council by 2030. The organization’s plan also includes key strategic objectives including growing engagement in the sport throughout the country, […]

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L.A. Kings and L.A. Galaxy Sign Esports Entertainment Group as Official Esports Tournament Provider

AEG has signed an agreement with Esports Entertainment Group that will make the organizer the official esports tournament provider for the National Hockey League’s Los Angeles Kings and Major League Soccer’s Los Angeles Galaxy. Under the terms of the agreement brokered by AEG Global Partnerships, Esports Entertainment Group will host branded tournaments for the Kings […]

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NWHL Commissioner Steps Down Amid Changes

Dani Rylan Kearney will step down as commissioner of the National Women’s Hockey League as the organization will use a different governance model going forward, based on one used by the National Hockey League and other professional leagues. Taking over as Interim Commissioner is Tyler Tumminia, who most recently served as chairman of the Toronto […]

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U.S. Center for SafeSport Launches Adult Survey

The U.S. Center for SafeSport is seeking adult athletes in the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic movement to participate in the center’s 2020 Athlete Climate Survey. The survey is open to athletes 18 years of age or older, who will have the opportunity to share their experiences in sports to help the center better understand the prevalence […]

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IndyCar 2021 Schedule Released

The 2021 IndyCar Series schedule has been released with 17 races including a doubleheder in Texas and several other popular stops on the circuit, which had to be rescheduled or canceled because of the COVID-19 pandemic, returning to their rightful places in the schedule. The 2021 season will begin March 7 with the 10th consecutive […]

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New Venues Highlight NASCAR 2021 Cup Series Schedule

One thing you can say about the NASCAR Cup Series 2021 schedule is that the organization was not afraid to mix things up a little. The official release includes the same 36-race schedule with the traditional season-opening Daytona 500 on February 14, but more notably includes three new sites with six road courses and — […]

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ESL, DreamHack Announce Merger

Esports organizers ESL Gaming and DreamHack will be merging, although the companies will remain individually in their respective specialties. According to multiple reports, ESL co-CEOs Ralf Reichert and Craig Levine will lead the new company, which is called ESL Gaming. DreamHack Chief Executive Officer Marcus Lindmark will continue to run the gaming festivals which take […]

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Tokyo 2020, IOC Agree on Simplified Games Measures

The rescheduled 2020 Olympic Summer Games in Tokyo will be simplified in four categories as part of the local organizers’ continuing work with the International Olympic Committe’s Coordination Committee, while not cutting the number of participating athletes for either the Olympics or Paralympics. Among the Games’ streamlining will be a reduction of stakeholder personnel attending […]

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USOPC Hires Dr. Jessica Bartley as Director of Mental Health Services

The United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee has hired Dr. Jessica Bartley as its director of mental health services, starting immediately to be responsible for the development and implementation of mental health services and programming for Team USA. Bartley has more than a decade of work in the mental health space and will direct the […]

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