Angels, Ducks Planning Major Anaheim Developments

The city of Anaheim, California, received a major development boost with the news on consecutive days this week that the Los Angeles Angels and Anaheim Ducks are planning mixed-use entertainment districts surrounding their venues covering 250 acres of space. The Ducks’ project is named ocV!BE and would include 115 acres of land, surrounding the Honda Continue Reading

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USA Triathlon Awards $110,000 in COVID-19 Relief Grants

The USA Triathlon Foundation has awarded more than $110,000 in COVID-19 relief grants to more than 40 organizations in the multisport community that have been adversely impacted by the pandemic. The national governing body’s foundation established its COVID-19 Relief Fund in April and received 173 applications asking for more than $866,000 in support. Applicants included Continue Reading

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USA Rugby Relocates Colorado Headquarters

USA Rugby has announced a new partnership with the city of Glendale, Colorado, that will see the national governing body relocate its headquarters from Lafayette, Colorado, to the city just south of Denver. As part of the arrangement, the NGB will use Glendale’s Infinity Park—one of the few rugby-specific venues in the country—as its national Continue Reading

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USOPC Recognizing Olympic & Paralympic Day

The United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee will recognize June 23 as Olympic & Paralympic Day presented by Toyota—the first time the Paralympic community in the United States will be highlighted at the event—with participation expected from athletes, national governing bodies and community groups. Known worldwide as Olympic Day, the day celebrates fitness, well-being, sport Continue Reading

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Nominations Open for 2020 SportsTravel Awards

The sports-event landscape has changed dramatically during 2020. Even while countless events were canceled or postponed, sports organizations and the people who work in the sports-event industry have inspired us all by putting their communities first. Sports-industry leaders have donated their time and money to aid first responders and those on the front lines of Continue Reading

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Task Force Produces Guide for Safe Endurance Events

A task force launched by World Athletics in partnership with medical professionals and five other international federations has adopted a new risk assessment and mitigation tool for organizers of endurance sports. The Outbreak Prevention Taskforce, which also includes support from the International Institute for Race Medicine, received input from leaders of the International Cycling Union, Continue Reading

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NCAA Bans Mississippi from Hosting All Championship Rounds

The NCAA Board of Governors has expanded the association’s Confederate flag policy and will no longer allow schools in Mississippi to host any round of a championship event on campus, even if their tournament seeding or ranking otherwise entitled them to host. The previous policy only prevented the NCAA from awarding a rotating championship to Continue Reading

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Serena Williams has said she intends to play at the 2020 U.S. Open. Photo: Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/AP Images

How the U.S. Open Plans to Isolate Players from COVID-19

The USTA formally announced that the U.S. Open will be played in 2020, along with the Western & Southern Open, which will be moved from its longtime home in Cincinnati to the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center in New York. And in announcing the events’ return, which will occur without spectators, the governing body Continue Reading

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International Esports Federation Partners With ISF

The International Esports Federation has signed a memorandum of understanding with the International School Sports Federation to work together on various projects and activities in the esports space. The MOU will allow the organizations to combine on events promoting physical health among gamers in high schools with an aim of promoting physical activity and health Continue Reading

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