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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 Be Held Without Fans

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. Tuesday, August 4 AUTO RACING: Indianapolis 500 To Be Held Without Fans One of the biggest sporting events in the world will be held without Continue Reading

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Illinois Village to Sponsor USA Track & Field

USA Track & Field has won a unique competition among national governing bodies by earning a $100,000 sponsorship from the leaders of Elk Grove Village, Illinois. The village northwest of Chicago sought to partner with an NGB to promote its business and manufacturing brand and is believed to be the first municipality to sponsor a Continue Reading

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Sports events around the world are continuing to see the impact of the coronavirus on events. PhotoL Jae C. Hong/AP Images

How The Coronavirus Has Impacted Sports Events

  The coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak continues to affect the sports-event industry. As destinations work to contain the spread of the virus, it has led many sports-event organizers to make decisions about the immediate future of their events. With so much changing so quickly, we are tracking the latest updates, both confirmations of sports events that Continue Reading

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SailGP Sells Minority Stake to Endeavor

With a few weeks before its second season of competition kicks off, SailGP has sold a minority stake in its league to Endeavor, the global entertainment, sports and content company, that values the league at $200 million. SailGP will get access to the Endeavor network of content production, media rights distribution, creative services, licensing, sponsorships Continue Reading

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SailGP Returns to New York, San Francisco in 2020

SailGP, the worldwide series that brought in thousands of fans and millions of dollars to five worldwide stops in 2019, will return to San Francisco and New York during its second season of competition. The U.S. leg of the series debuts May 2–3 on San Francisco Bay, before the Hudson River and Manhattan skyline test Continue Reading

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SailGP Makes Its U.S. Debut

Sports fans in San Francisco and New York can experience a different kind of racing when SailGP glides into town. The newly created sailing championship series, underwritten by Oracle founder and sailing enthusiast Larry Ellison, makes its U.S. debut in San Francisco May 4–5 before continuing in New York the following month. The two-day race Continue Reading

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Kilroy Realty Signs on as Sponsor of U.S. Sailing Team

Kilroy Realty Corporation has partnered with U.S. Sailing to serve as a primary sponsor of the U.S. Sailing Team. The commercial real estate company will support the team at major international events, including selection events, world championships and the World Cup Series in the lead-up to the 2020 Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo. “The U.S. Sailing Continue Reading

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Sailing Goes Extreme in San Diego

For years, the inherent challenge for spectators at a sailing event was the field of play itself. Boats would go out to sea and hours later they would return, with few ways for fans to see any of the action. That has been changing in recent years, as the sport’s pinnacle event, the America’s Cup

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This Week in Team USA: August 20, 2018

SportsTravel is proud to partner with the U.S. Olympic Committee to provide this update on Team USA events taking place this week. Below are upcoming events and information on how to learn more.   USA Baseball National Team Identification Series (NTIS) Date: August 22–26 (11U/14U/17U) Venue: USA Baseball National Training Complex in Cary, North Carolina Continue Reading