NFL London
Philadelphia Eagles fans took a VIP trip on the London Eye during a previous On Location experience in the UK.

On Location Offers Fans the Ultimate NFL Vacation

The National Football League is the highest revenue-generating sport in the world, checking in at roughly $16 billion per year. The league often boasts the vast majority of the highest-rated television broadcasts each season. The NFL has a firm grasp on the United States and for the past 15 years has branched out to play […]

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Spartan Stadion
Angel Stadium in Anaheim, California, is one of seven venues in the U.S. that will host Stadion Series events in 2022.

Spartan Gives Fans New Way to Experience Stadiums

Every sports fan who sits in the crowd at their favorite stadium wonders what it would be like to look through the lens of an athlete on the field. While running onto the field during a game is highly discouraged and will lead to legal consequences, Spartan Race is giving everybody the chance to experience […]

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Infinity Park
Infinity Park in Glendale, Colorado, was the first rugby-specific venue built in the United States. (Photos by Jason Gewirtz)

For One Small City, Rugby as Economic Development

Glendale, Colorado, is the kind of city that you’d never know you were in unless someone pointed it out. At 369 acres, the enclave that is home to about 5,000 mostly apartment-dwelling residents is surrounded on all sides by the city of Denver. For years, if you knew anything about Glendale, it might be as […]

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National Council of Youth Sports to
Meet in Conjunction with TEAMS

The National Council of Youth Sports has announced that its annual board meeting will be co-located with the TEAMS ’22 Conference & Expo. Presented by SportsTravel and hosted by the Oklahoma City Convention & Visitors Bureau, TEAMS ’22 — the world’s largest gathering for the sports-event industry — will be held in Oklahoma City, October […]

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Dew Tour Momiji Nishiya

Letter From Iowa: The State Games, the Dew Tour and the Power of Sports

Sports play a vital economic role for destinations looking to attracting visitors. They also, in their finest moments, provide inspiring examples of humanity at its best. Over the weekend of July 29–30 in Ames and Des Moines, Iowa, two events — one amateur, one professional — spoke to each of those aspects. They also served […]

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Sand All-Star

On Assignment: MLB All-Star Week Provides
Fans With Memorable Experience

The Major League Baseball All-Star Game is a near weeklong star-studded extravaganza celebrating everything the sport has to offer. While the July 19 game itself at Dodger Stadium may have been the highlight, the event’s footprint continues to grow — this time to the beach as well. The MLB Draft (also held during All-Star week), […]

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Cal Ripken Jr. throws the ceremonial first pitch before the beginning of a game between two youth teams at the Ripken Experience in Aberdeen, Maryland. Photo courtesy of Ripken Baseball

Ripken Baseball Returns Home to Aberdeen,
While Eyeing Further Expansion

When Cal Ripken Jr. and Bill Ripken started organizing youth baseball camps and clinics two decades ago, the mission was simple: Pass on the teachings of how to play baseball that their father, Cal Sr., instilled in them. The two Major League Baseball veterans are baseball lifers. Cal Jr. became the Ironman, playing 2,632 games […]

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TEAMSEurope
Lord Sebastian Coe, double Olympic gold medalist and president of World Athletics, discusses the sports world and the legacy of the 2012 Olympic Summer Games at the inaugural TEAMS Europe withJason Gewirtz, vice president, Sports Division, Northstar Meetings Group and the executive editor and publisher of SportsTravel.

Sebastian Coe Talks Olympics,
Leadership at Inaugural TEAMS Europe

The value of sport in communities and how staging events such as the Olympic and Paralympic SummerGames can have a catalytic effect on improving them was one of the key messages delivered by Sebastian Coe, double Olympic gold medalist and president of World Athletics, during his keynote address at the inaugural TEAMS Europe held this […]

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