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SailGP Gets Exemption to Stage Season Opener in Bermuda

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 […]

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SailGP Season 3

Status Open for bids through April 30, 2021. History Season 2 Bermuda Taranto, Italy Plymouth, UK Aarhus, Denmark Saint-Tropez, France Andalusia, Spain Christchurch, New Zealand San Francisco Inside Track SailGP is seeking hosts for its third season, which will begin in 2022. As the first climate positive sports and entertainment property – removing more carbon […]

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SailGP Seeking Cities with Environmental Focus

The SailGP racing series has launched a bid process for its third season that will require potential hosts to agree to environmental principles that coincide with the goals of the series. To be considered as a host, potential hosts will have to sign the league’s Climate Action Charter and commit to two environmental impact projects: […]

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SailGP Expands to Eight Events for 2021 Season

SailGP has announced a race schedule with eight events across three continents for its second season, featuring eight national teams. The season’s final event will be staged in San Francisco in March 2022, the only U.S. stop on the circuit. The league’s inaugural season in 2019 featured five events, including stages in San Francisco and […]

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SailGP Signs Sustainable Rope Manufacturer

SailGP has partnered with Marlow Ropes, a high-performance rope manufacturer, to include the company’s sustainable technology onboard the series’ race boats through 2022. Over the past two years, Marlow has improved its manufacturing process, focusing on sourcing sustainable and bio-based materials, reducing waste and lowering its carbon footprint. Under terms of the deal with the […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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