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U.S. Ski & Snowboard Signs With Concussion Awareness Program

U.S. Ski & Snowboard has become the latest national governing body to partner with TeachAids to provide members with access to concussion-awareness resources through the company’s Crash Course education initiative. The video-based interactive learning experience was developed alongside a team of academics, researchers, doctors and athletes. The program uses virtual reality and other interactive online […]

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USA Luge Continues Lacrosse Ball Fundraiser

One of the more amusing fundraising events in Olympic sports will see its sixth annual event when USA Luge organizes the Duluth Trading Company USA Luge Running of the Balls on February 20. The event, which will air on the organization’s website, offers participants the chance to purchase lacrosse balls, which are then run down […]

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USA Triathlon Sees Recovery After ‘Complete Dumpster Fire’

USA Triathlon intends to increase its collaborative push to grow the sport in 2021, vowing to increase its presence among multiple sports to get more people interested in participating. During a state of the industry report at the national governing body’s Endurance Exchange virtual conference, USAT CEO Rocky Harris said while triathlon saw 7 percent […]

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Hickory Point Beach Becomes Beach ParaVolley Training Site

Hickory Point Beach will become a national training site for the USA Volleyball Beach ParaVolley program after a $100,000 private donation from the Norelli Family Foundation to support the effort. The donation, announced by the Florida Region of USA Volleyball, will support the program at the sand volleyball complex in Tavares, Florida, through the 2024 […]

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2023–2024 USA Triathlon Age Group National Championships

Status The bid process is ongoing. History Milwaukee, WI, 2020–2022 Cleveland, OH, 2018–2019 Omaha, NE, 2016–2017 Milwaukee, WI, 2013–2015 Burlington, VT, 2011–2012 Inside Track The USA Triathlon Age Group National Championships bring in more than 5,000 athletes and 10,000 spectators for a three-day festival that includes the Olympic Distance and Sprint Distance Age Group National Championships […]

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2023–2024 USA Triathlon Youth and Junior National Championships

Status The bid process is ongoing. Inside Track The USA Triathlon Age Group National Championships bring in more than 1,100 youth and junior athletes, and their families from across the United States ranging from 7 to 19 years of age. USA Triathlon is looking for dates in July and August for both years. The event […]

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USA Gymnastics Offers Concussion Awareness Program to Athletes

USA Gymnastics has announced a partnership with TeachAids, a nonprofit education company, to provide members with access to better information about concussion awareness. Under terms of the deal, members of the national governing body will have access to materials to the company’s CrashCourse program as part of the organization’s commitment to athlete health and wellness. […]

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Hammer thrower Gwen Berry was one of two U.S. athletes disciplined by the USOPC for podium protests at the 2019 Pan Am Games. (AP Photo/Rebecca Blackwell)

USOPC Will Not Discipline Athletes Who Protest on Podium

The U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee will not discipline athletes who make peaceful demonstrations, including those made on medal podiums, and has requested the International Olympic Committee and International Paralympic Committee end the prohibition of peaceful demonstrations by team members at the Olympic and Paralympic Games. The move — a shift from the USOPC’s historic […]

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USA Triathlon Foundation Partners on COVID-19 Relief Fund

 The USA Triathlon Foundation, in partnership with the Professional Triathletes Organisation, has announced a relief fund with money going to support those in the sport—race directors, coaches, clubs and athletes—that have been affected by the pandemic. The COVID-19 Triathlon Relief Fund wil lead into the PTO 2020 Championship at Challenge Daytona, taking place December 4–6 in Daytona […]

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Stu Upson Named USA Pickleball CEO

USA Pickleball has announced that sports industry veteran Stu Upson will become its first chief executive officer, effective December 14. Executive Director Justin Maloof will stay with the organization in his current role. Upson has more than 25 years of senior management experience, most recently as the chief operating officer of the International Tennis Hall […]

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