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Purdue coach Jeff Brohm leads his team on the field before a game against Wisconsin on November 23, 2019, in Madison, Wisconsin. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)

The Latest on Sports and COVID-19:
Big Ten Already Walking Schedule Tightrope

The coronavirus outbreak has forced difficult decisions for the sports-event industry. Nearly every major sporting event has been canceled, moved or postponed. Here is a look at where things stand. Click here for in-depth case studies on how organizations are returning to play. Click here for earlier coverage of the coronavirus’ impact on sports events. […]

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Home of WTA Tour’s Volvo Car Open Prepares for Renovation

The home for one of the longest-running tournaments on the WTA Tour will undergo a renovation and modernization to ensure its viability for years to come. Charleston Tennis LLC, the parent company of the Volvo Car Stadium, Volvo Car Open and LTP Daniel Island, has announced its plans in partnership with the city of Charleston, […]

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NWHL Commissioner Steps Down Amid Changes

Dani Rylan Kearney will step down as commissioner of the National Women’s Hockey League as the organization will use a different governance model going forward, based on one used by the National Hockey League and other professional leagues. Taking over as Interim Commissioner is Tyler Tumminia, who most recently served as chairman of the Toronto […]

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Pat Kelleher Elected Chair of NGB Council

USA Hockey Executive Director Pat Kelleher has been elected to a four-year term as the chair of the National Governing Bodies Council, made up of chief executives of the national governing bodies and Paralympic sports organizations affiliated with the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee. The NGB Council represents the consensus views of the NGBs and […]

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U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee Forms College Sports Sustainability Group

The United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee and USOPC Collegiate Advisory Council will start a College Sports Sustainability Think Tank to examine sustainable programming initiatives. The measure comes amid emerging vulnerabilities facing varsity-level Olympic and Paralympic sports as college athletic departments have cut sports because of financial constraints stemming from the COVID-19 pandemic. The group […]

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U.S. Center for SafeSport Launches Adult Survey

The U.S. Center for SafeSport is seeking adult athletes in the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic movement to participate in the center’s 2020 Athlete Climate Survey. The survey is open to athletes 18 years of age or older, who will have the opportunity to share their experiences in sports to help the center better understand the prevalence […]

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USA Swimming Schedules Multi-Site U.S. Open

USA Swimming has announced the nine sites that it will use for a unique Toyota U.S. Open with competitors appearing at one of the sites so that swimmers can race against each other asynchronously from coast to coast. The U.S. Open has traditionally featured up to 800 swimmers in one location. This year’s multi-site event […]

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NWHL’s Toronto Six Finds Inaugural Season Home

The Toronto Six, the NWHL’s sixth team and its only team in Canada, will have its home games at the Canlan Ice Sports facility in nearby York, Ontario. The facility in the north of Toronto houses six ice surfaces including a 1,200-seat Olympic-sized rink that will be the Six’s home rink. Toronto will also be […]

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Hosts Announced For 2022 USA Hockey National Championships

USA Hockey has announced its sites for the 2022 USA Hockey National Championships with 10 different cities in six states crowning champions. USA Hockey has conducted the championship tournaments since 1938 with teams from all across the United States crowned champions across various classifications. As part of USA Hockey Nationals, more than 4,000 players compete […]

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Tokyo 2020, IOC Agree on Simplified Games Measures

The rescheduled 2020 Olympic Summer Games in Tokyo will be simplified in four categories as part of the local organizers’ continuing work with the International Olympic Committe’s Coordination Committee, while not cutting the number of participating athletes for either the Olympics or Paralympics. Among the Games’ streamlining will be a reduction of stakeholder personnel attending […]

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