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Trace Skopil Named CFO of World Athletic Championships Oregon22

Trace Skopil has been named chief financial officer for World Athletics Championships Oregon22, the local organizing committee that will bring the track and field event to Eugene next year. Skopil has 40 years of experience working in finance and accounting with the majority of that time spent with the Eugene office of the Moss Adams CPA firm. He was […]

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USTA, ITA Agree on College Tennis Strategic Alliance

The United States Tennis Association and Intercollegiate Tennis Association will embark on a strategic alliance that formalizes the two organizations’ collaboration to strengthen and elevate collegiate tennis. One of the partnership’s highlights is a new local and regional competition model that will connect American juniors, college and entry-level professional players. These new tournaments will be […]

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Sender One Climbing in LA to host 2021 Paraclimbing World Cup

The International Federation of Sport Climbing and USA Climbing have announced that the third Paraclimbing World Cup scheduled for October 9–10, 2021, will take place in Los Angeles, at Sender One Climbing Gym. The IFSC Strategic Plan 2020-2028 aims at the inclusion of Paraclimbing in the Paralympic Summer Games in Los Angeles 2028 with the […]

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NWHL On Verge of Adding Team in Montreal

The National Women’s Hockey League will continue its move north of the border by expanding into Montreal starting next season, adding a seventh team to the league. The anticipated expansion was reported by The Associated Press, saying that an announcement was scheduled in February but pushed back after the Isobel Cup playoffs were postponed. NWHL […]

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USA Triathlon Launches Paratriathlon Development Series

USA Triathlon will launch the 2021 Paratriathlon Development Race Series, a set of four races for emerging paratriathletes. The series is designed to give participants experience racing at the national level with strong performances earning those athletes consideration for the Toyota U.S. Paratriathlon Development Team. The series will include races tied on to existing events. […]

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Tiger Shaw has been president and CEO of U.S. Ski & Snowboard since 2013. (Photo by Billie Weiss/TEAMS)

U.S. Ski & Snowboard President and CEO Tiger Shaw to Step Down after Beijing 2022

U.S. Ski & Snowboard has announced that President and Chief Executive Officer Tiger Shaw will resign effective March 1, 2022, following the Beijing Olympic Winter Games. Shaw will be named CEO Emeritus upon his resignation and join the U.S. Ski & Snowboard Foundation Board as a trustee focusing on several key fundraising priorities. The Board […]

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Comcast Becomes Founding Partner for LA28

Comcast has extended its partnership with Team USA through 2028, unveiling a founding partnership with the LA28 Olympic and Paralympic Games that builds on Comcast NBCUniversal’s long-standing commitment to the Olympic Games. Under the new agreement, Comcast brands will continue as the official communications services provider to consumers and businesses for Team USA for Beijing 2022, […]

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The puck is dropped for the NHL hockey All Star final game between the Atlantic Division and the Pacific Division Saturday, Jan. 25, 2020, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Scott Kane)

NHL Signs New Media Agreement With ESPN, ABC Including Stanley Cup Final

The National Hockey League will return to ESPN after a 17-year hiatus starting with the 2021–2022 season as part of a seven-year broadcasting agreement that will see four Stanley Cup finals over the length of the partnership on ABC as well as more than 1,000 games per season streaming on ESPN Plus. ESPN and the […]

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USA Swimming Extends CEO Tim Hinchey’s Contract Through 2025

USA Swimming has extended the contract of President and Chief Executive Officer Tim Hinchey through 2025, adding four years onto his tenure atop the national governing body. Since joining USA Swimming in 2017, the veteran sports executive has created a gender-equal leadership team and been credited with other accomplishments. The rescheduled 2021 Olympic Summer and […]

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A competitor flies through the air during the 2021 Intermountain Healthcare Freestyle International FIS Ski World Cup event at Deer Valley Resort. Photo by U.S. Ski & Snowboard

Case Study: How to Host a Safe Winter Sports Event

The United States Ski and Snowboard Association recently hosted the FIS Freestyle World Cup at Utah’s Deer Valley Resort, the first World Cup event on U.S. soil since COVID-19 began spreading throughout the country nearly a year ago. Along with a U.S. women’s sweep in dual moguls, there were no subsequent positive COVID tests. To be […]

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