Indy500
Simon Pagenaud leads a restart during the 2019 Indianapolis 500. Photo by Stephen King/IndyCar Media

The Latest on Sports and COVID-19:
Indianapolis 500 to Have 135,000 Spectators On Hand

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. What NBA Teams Have Fans This Season? | Attendance Limits at MLB Stadiums Previous Coverage on COVID’s Effect on the Sports-Event Industry Subscribe to the […]

Continue Reading
Posted On :
IPC Colleen Wrenn2

Colleen Wrenn Named Chief of Paralympic Games Delivery Officer

Colleen Wrenn, the senior director of TrackTown USA in Oregon, has been appointed chief of Paralympic Games delivery officer by the International Paralympic Committee following an extensive global recruitment process. She will begin the position May 24. Wrenn will bring more than 20 years of experience to the IPC in planning and delivery of major […]

Continue Reading
Posted On :
Move United

Move United Plans Virtual Conference on Adaptive Sports

The Move United Education Conference will be staged May 10–14, a virtual conference that will bring together several thousand sport providers with a goal to demystify disability and make inclusion a reality. The adaptive sports organization held its 2020 conference in a virtual setting, attracting more than 1,800 attendees from 900 organizations. The 2021 conference […]

Continue Reading
Posted On :
Cisco-logo

Cisco Announces Deals with NFL, Paris 2024

The technology company Cisco has announced partnership agreements with the National Football League and Paris 2024, the local organizing committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Summer Games, helping each with their networks and an expanded Olympics role in cybersecurity and videoconferencing. The deal with the NFL will make the networking and security company an official […]

Continue Reading
Posted On :
USANA and USA Swimming
USANA is now the official multivitamin of USA Swimming

As Olympic Games Approach, National Governing Bodies Announce New Partnerships

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 […]

Continue Reading
Posted On :
World Series Rays Dodgers Baseball
Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw throws to Tampa Bay Rays' Joey Wendle during the second inning in Game 1 of the 2020 World Series in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

One Year Later: How COVID has Changed Sports Forever

Remember what it like to go to a sold-out game? Waiting in line with others for seemingly forever before getting your ticket scanned, walking into the concourse and trying to avoid bumping into other people while finding a hot dog and soda, then going to your seats to check out the early scene. Maybe you […]

Continue Reading
Posted On :
Vavae Malepeai
USC running back Vavae Malepeai runs into the end zone for a touchdown against UCLA during the second half of a college football game on November 23, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Sports and COVID-19: The Impact on the Sports-Event Industry

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 the latest on COVID-19’s Effect on the Sports-Event Industry. Tuesday, April 6 BASEBALL: Rangers Sell Out Globe Life Field for Opener Major […]

Continue Reading
Posted On :
USOPC alternate

USOPC Says Kneeling, Other Protest Acts During Anthem at Olympic Trials are OK

The United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee will allow athletes to do acts of demonstration against racial and social injustice at the U.S. team trials, including acts such as kneeling on the podium or raising a fist just as Tommie Smith and John Carlos famously did at the 1968 Olympic Summer Games. Developed and finalized […]

Continue Reading
Posted On :
MilanCortina2026

Milano Cortina 2026 Olympic Winter Games Emblem Revealed

“Futura” is the official emblem of the 2026 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in Milan-Cortina, Italy, having won a global public vote with more than 75 percent of the votes from a total of 871,000 cast worldwide. The “Futura” emblem traces a single white line of the number 26, reflecting sustainability and legacy. The winning […]

Continue Reading
Posted On :
USASoftball_WCWS

USA Softball Border Battle With Canada Heading to Oklahoma City

USA Softball will host the 2021 Border Battle, an annual international slow pitch event that features the USA Softball and Canada Slow Pitch National Teams, at the USA Softball Hall of Fame Complex in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Slated for September 10–12, the USA Softball men’s and women’s slow pitch national teams, plus the men’s and […]

Continue Reading
Posted On :