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A man walks by a poster promoting the Olympic Games in Tokyo on Wednesday, June 16, 2021. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara)

The Latest on Sports and COVID-19:
Japan’s Top Medical Adviser Insists 2021 Olympics Should Not Allow Fans

The coronavirus outbreak has forced difficult decisions for the sports-event industry. As events come back online and as destinations, venues and event organizers determine capacity limits for fans along with health and safety protocols for their events, here is a look at where things stand. Attendance Limits at NBA Arenas | Attendance Limits at MLB […]

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Mike Trimboli Named New President Of USA Hockey

Mike Trimboli, a New York native who has been involved in grass-roots hockey as a player, coach, official and administrator for parts of the past six decades, was elected the new president of USA Hockey at a Board of Directors Meeting as part of the organization’s virtual Annual Congress. Trimboli succeeds Jim Smith, who served the […]

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USA Lacrosse and TeachAids Partner to Promote Concussion Education

USA Lacrosse, the governing body of lacrosse in the United States, will partner with TeachAids to provide the company’s CrashCourse concussion education technology to its members. CrashCourse is a suite of interactive products focused on the prevention and treatment of concussions and related mental health issues, and is designed to educate athletes, parents and coaches […]

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U.S. Will Bid for Rugby World Cup

The United States will bid to host a Rugby World Cup in 2027, 2029 and/or 2031 after a recently completed feasibility study and dialogue with World Rugby showed that the event could be a success. The feasibility group, along with USA Rugby, will now transition from an exploratory phase to bid planning and preparation ahead […]

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2023–2024 USA Triathlon Age Group National Championships and Youth/Junior Nationals

Status Open for bids through August 27, 2021 History Milwaukee, WI, 2021–2022 Cleveland, OH, 2018–2019 Omaha, NE, 2016–2017 Milwaukee, WI, 2013–2015 Burlington, VT, 2011–2012 Inside Track USA Triathlon invites potential host organizations to bid on hosting the 2023 and 2024 Toyota USA Triathlon Age Group National Championships and Youth and Junior Nationals, which will now be […]

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2022–2023 USA Triathlon Multisport National Championships Festival

Status Open for bids through August 27, 2021 Inside Track USA Triathlon invites potential hosts to bid on hosting the inaugural Multisport National Championships Festival in 2022 and 2023. There are two different event models that could be utilized depending on available dates and location, with the first model being the preferred option. This includes […]

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Swimmers train at the 2016 U.S. Olympic swimming trials in Omaha, Nebraska. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

USA Swimming Partners with Fanatics on Merchandise

As the rescheduled Olympic and Paralympic Summer Games in Tokyo approach in just a few months and with less than a year to go before the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in Beijing, national governing bodies are finalizing new partnerships — or extending existing ones — ahead of what for many NGBs is the biggest […]

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AAA Becomes Official Travel Provider of USA Hockey

USA Hockey has reached a multi-year partnership with AAA Club Alliance that designated AAA as the official travel provider of USA Hockey. Under terms of the deal, AAA will also become an official partner of USA Hockey. “It’s great to welcome AAA to our corporate partner family,” said Pat Kelleher, executive director of USA Hockey. […]

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A general view of Ariake Urban Sports Park, a venue for skateboarding and BMX competitions at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics in Tokyo. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Despite Barrage of Criticism, IOC and Tokyo Olympic Organizers Resolute About Games

Not since the 2004 Olympic Summer Games were in Athens, Greece — with preparations still happening seemingly until the start of the Opening Ceremony — has the International Olympic Committee endured as rough a run-up to their event as for the upcoming Games in Tokyo. Japan is facing a surge in COVID-19 infections and a […]

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