Rugby America’s Aspiration
The U.S. team sings the national anthem ahead of the 2019 Rugby World Cup Pool C game at Kobe Misaki Stadium against England in Kobe, Japan. The U.S. will host the 2031 Rugby World Cup for the first time in program history. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila, File)

USA Rugby Awarded 2031 Rugby World Cup,
2033 Women’s Rugby World Cup

The United States will host the Rugby World Cup in 2031 and Women’s Rugby World Cup in 2033, with World Rugby planting a flag in the ground for the sport stateside in cooperation with a resurgent USA Rugby. The announcement was made by World Rugby during its executive board meeting in Dublin. USA Rugby had […]

Continue Reading
Posted On :
USA Swimming crop

FINA Swimming World Cup Heading to Indianapolis

USA Swimming will host the final leg of the 2022 FINA Swimming World Cup from November 3–5 at the Indiana University Natatorium in Indianapolis, the national governing body announced Wednesday. Other stops include Berlin from October 21–23 and Toronto from October 28–30. More than 750 athletes from 40 countries across five continents are expected to […]

Continue Reading
Posted On :
InternationalParalympicCommittee
The International Paralympic Committee (IPC) has created a new grassroots-to-high performance program called PARA SPORT.

International Paralympic Committee Creates PARA SPORT Program

The International Paralympic Committee (IPC), in its capacity as the governing body of Para sport and the international federation for multiple Para sports, has created a new grassroots-to-high performance program called PARA SPORT. It aims to support National Paralympic Committees (NPCs) and International Federations, bringing together events, activities and organizations to help change the story […]

Continue Reading
Posted On :
USFL
The United States Fight League has been affiliated by the International Mixed Martial Arts Federation as the official amateur MMA federation for the United States.

USFL Joins IMMAF to Develop Junior and Senior Amateur MMA

The United States Fight League, led by Jon Frank, has been affiliated by the International Mixed Martial Arts Federation as the official amateur MMA federation for the United States, initially with Observation Status. IMMAF recognizes the USFL as a nonprofit national MMA organisation that organizes regular amateur competitions and works for the development of the […]

Continue Reading
Posted On :
USASoftballNCSA

NCSA Named Official Recruiting Partner of USA Softball

Chicago-based athletic recruiting network Next College Student Athlete, which is involved in 37 sports and works with a network of 35,000 college coaches nationwide,  has been named as the “Official Recruiting Partner” of USA Softball. NCSA will provide recruiting education to athletes and families attending USA Softball events and will host online webinars for USA […]

Continue Reading
Posted On :
DSC_0113
After a two-year hiatus, the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Hall of Fame will induct the 2022 class this June. Photo: Jason Gewirtz

Finalists announced for U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Hall of Fame Class of 2022

For the first time since 2019, the United States Olympic & Paralympic Hall of Fame will induct a class this June. The U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Committee has announced finalists for the 2022 class, consisting of 15 Olympians, nine Paralympians, three Olympic teams, two Paralympic teams, six legends, three coaches and three special contributors. Fans […]

Continue Reading
Posted On :
USA BMX Foundation

USA BMX Appoints Ray Hoyt to Lead National Foundation

Ray Hoyt has been hired to lead the USA BMX Foundation as executive director and will be charged with driving revenue and program development to support the foundation’s STEM and scholarship initiatives serving youth nationwide. Hoyt was instrumental in bringing the USA BMX Headquarters to Tulsa, which officially opened earlier this year. Most recently, Hoyt […]

Continue Reading
Posted On :
Lucira

Lucira Health Announces COVID Testing Partnership with USA Boxing

USA Boxing has agreed to a partnership with Lucira Health that will make the medical technology company the national governing body’s first official COVID-19 test provider for the 2022 season. Lucira will provide its Check-It COVID-19 test kits to USA Boxing athletes, coaches and staff. The company will also sponsor the USA Boxing national qualifier […]

Continue Reading
Posted On :
United by Rugby

President Joe Biden Expresses Support for USA Rugby World Cup bid

USA Rugby’s World Cup Bid Committee has submitted its final materials to World Rugby to complete its bid to host the 2031 Men’s Rugby World Cup and 2033 Women’s Rugby World Cup, including a letter from President Joe Biden voicing strong support for the bid on behalf of the United States. “We are honored and […]

Continue Reading
Posted On :
Lew Sherr Portrait

USTA Names Lew Sherr CEO and Executive Director

Lew Sherr will become the chief executive officer and executive director of the U.S. Tennis Association, effective May 2. Sherr is currently the national governing body’s chief revenue officer. In his new role, Sherr will partner with the USTA Board of Directors to set the strategy for tennis’ growth in the United States, and will […]

Continue Reading
Posted On :