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Greenville Triumph has released renderings for a proposed soccer stadium as part of a broader mixed-use district in the South Carolina destination. Rendering via Greenville Triumph

USL Teams in Greenville, Lexington Unveil Stadium Renderings

Two USL League One clubs have released renderings for proposal stadiums to be built in their respective destinations as the league’s building boom continues. Greenville Triumph SC unveiled plans for a new 8,100-seat multi-purpose stadium to be constructed in the South Carolina destination in conjunction with the city of Mauldin and Greenville County. The proposed […]

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Women wearing face masks to help protect from COVID-19 walk against a decoration for the Winter Olympics Games as they visit Tiananmen Square in Beijing. With just over two weeks before the opening of the Beijing Winter Olympics, residents of the Chinese capital say they're disappointed at not being able to attend events because of coronavirus restrictions that have seen parts of the city placed under lockdown. (AP Photo/Andy Wong)

The Latest in Sports and COVID-19:
Olympic Ban Disappoints Chinese Fans as Fears Over Omicron Continue

The coronavirus outbreak has forced difficult decisions for the sports-event industry. As events come back online and as destinations, venues and event organizers determine capacity limits for fans along with health and safety protocols for their events, here is a look at where things stand. NBA 2021–2022 Fan Policies for COVID | NHL 2021–2022 Fan […]

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Signage is displayed at M&T Stadium during a news conference to announce Baltimore's bid to host 2026 World Cup soccer games at the stadium, Thursday, July 15, 2021, in Baltimore. Eighteen U.S. stadiums in 17 areas are bidding for the event, which will be the first with 48 nations and the first with three co-hosts, the U.S, Mexico and Canada. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

Report: Baltimore, D.C. May Combine World Cup 2026 Host Bid

Two of the cities in the race to host games for the 2026 FIFA World Cup in North America may be joining forces, according to a report in the Washington Post. The report said the bids for Washington, D.C., and Baltimore may be combined because of concerns over FedEx Field, the centerpiece of the D.C. […]

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Populous to Design Stadium for Liga MX’s Tigres UANL

Populous has been signed to create a new 65,000-seat stadium for Liga MX soccer club Tigres UANL, which is due to open in 2025. Tigres has played in the 42,000-seat Estadio Universitario since 1967. The new design features separate changing rooms for Tigres’ men’s and women’s teams and a retractable field that will allow a […]

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United Soccer League Names Missy Price Vice President of Women’s Soccer

The United Soccer League has named Missy Price as vice president of women’s soccer to lead on-field initiatives for the USL’s youth-to-pro women’s pathway and support USL Super League and W League Clubs in structuring their technical departments. Price brings more than 20 years of experience as a coach, instructor, consultant, author, and public speaker. She […]

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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.   OLYMPICS: IOC Confirms Beijing Games Will Not Be Postponed Posted: Thursday, January […]

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Fans watch Real Salt Lake play host to the Seattle Sounders during the 2021 Major League Soccer regular season at Rio Tinto Stadium in Sandy, Utah, on September 18, 2021. Photo by Matt Traub/SportsTravel

Major League Soccer’s Real Salt Lake Sold to David Blitzer, Ryan Smith

Major League Soccer’s Real Salt Lake has been bought by a group headlined by Utah Jazz owner Ryan Smith and David Blitzer, who has his hand in multiple professional sports leagues with Harris Blitzer Sports Entertainment’s ownership of the NBA’s Philadelphia 76ers and NHL’s New Jersey Devils. “The combination of David Blitzer and Ryan Smith’s […]

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U.S. defender Becky Sauerbrunn (4), forward Lynn Williams (13) and teammates acknowledge fans after a 3-1 win over Japan in a SheBelieves Cup match on March 11, 2020, in Frisco, Texas. (AP Photo/Jeffrey McWhorter)

Seventh Annual SheBelieves Cup Heading to California, Texas

U.S. Soccer’s seventh annual SheBelieves Cup will see the women’s national team playing games against the Czech Republic, Iceland and New Zealand in a four-team tournament that will start in Carson, California and conclude in Frisco, Texas. The event will start February 17 at Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson with Iceland playing New Zealand […]

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USABA to Oversee Blind Soccer in Run-up to 2028 Paralympic Games

The sport of blind soccer in the United States will be overseen by the United States Association of Blind Athletes after the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Committee designated the organization as the official national governing body. Team USA will make its Paralympic debut in the sport as the host nation of the 2028 Paralympic Summer […]

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