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The TEAMS Conference takes place at the Atlantic City Convention Center on Wednesday in Atlantic City, New Jersey. (Photo by Jared Wickerham)

TEAMS ’21 Underscores the Importance of Sports to the Travel Industry’s Recovery

The world’s largest gathering of sports-event professionals returned to in-person business this week as the TEAMS Conference & Expo, held at the Atlantic City Convention Center in New Jersey, brought together hundreds of destinations and event organizers to continue the crucial work in helping rebuild the tourism industry from the COVID-19 pandemic. Sports has been […]

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USA Cycling Partners with TeachAids for Concussion Education

USA Cycling will be partnering with TeachAids as an educational resource to stay updated on the latest research as the conversations continue around concussions. USA Cycling joins 21 other U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee’s National Sports Governing Bodies in the education effort. CrashCourse is a suite of interactive products focused on the prevention and treatment […]

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Sophie Goldschmidt Appointed as U.S. Ski & Snowboard President & CEO

U.S. Ski & Snowboard has named Sophie Goldschmidt as the organization’s next president and chief executive officer starting October 18, succeeding longtime executive Tiger Shaw. Goldschmidt most recently was chief executive officer of the World Surf League. Prior to that, she held executive positions at the National Basketball Association, Women’s Tennis Association, Rugby Football Union, […]

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USOPC Talks Vaccine Mandate for Olympians, Salt Lake Winter Games Bid

The United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee officially announced it will mandate full vaccination for athletes, staff and anyone using USOPC training facilities by November 1 ahead of the 2022 Olympic Winter Games in Beijing. USOPC Chief Executive Officer Sarah Hirshland made the announcement on Friday morning after the organization’s board meeting, two days after […]

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Jill Geer joins USA Gymnastics as Chief Communications and Marketing Officer

Jill Geer, a nearly 20-year veteran of the Olympic movement, has been named chief communications and marketing officer of USA Gymnastics and will lead the team driving internal and external communications, social media, branding, marketing, digital strategy, content development and media relations. Geer served in a variety of executive roles for USA Track & Field […]

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Locations Set for 2022 Nastia Liukin Cup Series

A total of 20 invitational meets comprising the 2022 Nastia Liukin Cup Series have been scheduled to feature some of the best USA Gymnastics Women’s Development Program Level 10 gymnasts from across the United States. For 2022, the Cup field will expand to 40 gymnasts with the field determined through performances at the invitationals in […]

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USA Cycling to Adjust Format and Schedule of Inclusion Conference

USA Cycling will reformat its Cycling Inclusion Conference, originally scheduled to start September 10, based on the recent uptick in COVID-19 cases USA Cycling will launch the conversation virtually on September 10, from 10 a.m. to noon MDT as planned and use that time to start a series of monthly conversations centered on the topics […]

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USA Lacrosse to Host Super Sixes Event

USA Lacrosse will host a “Super Sixes” Tournament at its headquarters in Maryland in late October with men’s and women’s teams from the United States, Canada and Iroquois Nations competing. All three nations will help organize the event. The tournament will be played at William G. Tierney Field at USA Lacrosse’s complex in Sparks, Maryland, […]

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Lake Placid World Cup Luge Race Moved to Russia

USA Luge has seen its flagship World Cup stop in Lake Placid, New York, taken off the calendar by the International Luge Federation for the second year in a row after the FIL cited difficulty getting foreign athletes into the country during the pandemic. The planned World Cup stops in Lake Placid along with Whistler, […]

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USA Cricket Announces 2021 Men’s National Championship for Texas in November

The USA Cricket Men’s National Championships will be played at the MLC National Cricket Center at Prairie View Cricket Complex in Texas starting November 14 with eight teams participating. The 2021 Men’s National Championship will provide a platform for the best male cricketers in the United States to push for places in the 2022 Men’s […]

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