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Jamie Davis USA Water Polo

Jamie Davis Named Chief Executive Officer at USA Water Polo

Jamie Davis, the outgoing chief executive officer at USA Volleyball, will has been approved as the new chief executive officer at USA Water Polo effective October 1 after a recent meeting of the USA Water Polo Board of Directors. Davis will depart his role at USA Volleyball in late September after an eight-year run. His […]

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Jim Tooley: USA Basketball’s Road to Paris and the Olympic Games

One of the most high-profile sports in the Olympic Summer Games in Paris will be basketball. The USA Basketball teams have been some of the most dominant in Olympic history in any sport. The women’s team looks to extend its streak to eight consecutive gold medals and the men’s team looks for its fifth in […]

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USOPC

Sustaining Olympic Dreams: Inside the USOPC and NGB Funding Process

The Olympic and Paralympic Summer Games in Paris will be the quadrennial chance for athletes representing the United States to win medals on the biggest global stage possible — and it comes at a time where the ability to chase Olympic legend status can be hard financially, which has led to a revamping of how […]

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U.S. Ski & Snowboard Partners with the X Games

U.S. Ski & Snowboard and the X Games have announced a strategic partnership that will create The Winter X Games Series including the U.S. Ski & Snowboard-hosted FIS World Cup events, the Toyota U.S. Grand Prix and Visa Big Air presented by Toyota taking place alongside Winter X Games. The partnership will involve co-branding and […]

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Auburn Suni Lee Gymnastics
Suni Lee, of the United States, performs on the balance beam during the 2020 Summer Olympics in Tokyo. Lee will be part of the 2024 U.S. Olympic Trials for gymnastics in her home state of Minnesota this month. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis, File)

For Minneapolis, U.S. Olympic Gymnastics Trials, Suni Lee and Simone Biles is Perfect 10

There’s a saying in women’s gymnastics that making Team USA for the Olympics may be even harder than winning an Olympic gold medal in itself, the competition is so deep. That remains the case this year with multiple all-around Olympic gold medalists competing for spots at the U.S. Olympic Team Trials for gymnastics, which this […]

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Scott Riewald USA Luge

USA Luge Names Scott Riewald Chief Executive Officer

Scott Riewald has been named chief executive officer of USA Luge, succeeding Jim Leahy, who announced his retirement earlier this year. Riewald comes to USA Luge from the Boston Red Sox, where he served as manager of Minor League performance development. Over his career, he has worked in a variety of roles for the U.S. […]

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Mike Trimboli

Mike Trimboli Re-Elected President of USA Hockey

Mike Trimboli was unanimously re-elected to another three-year term as president of the organization during the USA Hockey Congress Meeting in Denver that concluded the organization’s four-day annual meeting recently. Trimboli, from Massena, New York, has been involved in grassroots hockey as a player, coach, official and administrator for parts of the past six decades. […]

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USA Swimming

USA Swimming Teams with Indy Parks and Recreation on New Event

USA Swimming and Indy Parks and Recreation have teamed up to host a four-day swim meet this week at the Indiana University Natatorium in Indianapolis. The National Parks and Recreation Championship, presented by Sigma Gamma Rho Sorority, is the first USA Swimming-sanctioned national competition for parks and community swim clubs across the United States. Swimmers […]

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USA Curling
The Duluth Curling Club and Visit Duluth will welcome the 2025 USA Curling National Championships. USA Curling photo by Bob Weder

Duluth to Host USA Curling 2025 National Championships

Duluth, Minnesota, will host the 2025 USA Curling national championships for men and women at the Duluth Entertainment Convention Center from January 27 through February 2, the national governing body annoounced. It will be the first time the national championship event has taken place in Minnesota. The announcement comes after the national governing body hosted […]

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Sun Valley Resort
Sun Valley Resort in Idaho will host the Stifel Sun Valley Finals in 2025. Photo by Steve Kornreich/U.S. Ski & Snowboard

FIS Confirms 11 World Cup Events in U.S. in 2024–2025 season

There will be 11 FIS World Cups in the United States for the 2024–2025 season, headlined by the first ever back-to-back men’s and women’s FIS Alpine World Cup speed races on the Birds of Prey track at Beaver Creek, Colorado, and the FIS Alpine World Cup Finals at Sun Valley Resort in Idaho. “We are […]

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