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Chris Smith has been named interim executive director of the Asheville (North Carolina) Buncombe Regional Sports Commission.

Chris Smith Named Interim Executive Director of Asheville Buncombe Regional Sports Commission

The Asheville Buncombe Regional Sports Commission in North Carolina has named Chris Smith as the interim executive director, effective through March 2023. Smith has an extensive history with the Sports Commission and served on the original task force in 2008 that led to the establishment of the commission. In 2014, Smith was selected to serve […]

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World Horseshoe Pitching Championship
The 2022 World Horseshoe Pitching Championship will head to the Bayou next month when it takes place July 11-23 in West Monroe, Louisiana.

2022 World Horseshoe Pitching Championship Headed to Bayou

The 2022 World Horseshoe Pitching Championship will take place in West Monroe, Louisiana, next month. The best horseshoe pitchers in the world will compete at the Monroe Civic Center from July 11-23 and admission is free for everyone. Competition will begin at 8 a.m. and end at approximately 10 p.m. daily. A total of 649 […]

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Sebastian Coe to Keynote Inaugural TEAMS Europe in London

  TEAMS Europe, the first international event produced by the TEAMS (Travel, Events and Management in Sports) Conference & Expo—the world’s leading conference and expo for the sports-event industry—has announced Sebastian Coe, double Olympic gold medalist and president of World Athletics, as its keynote speaker. Formerly a member of the UK Parliament, Lord Coe has […]

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United Soccer League and Legends Enter 10-Year Partnership

The United Soccer League and Legends have announced a multi-faceted, 10-year partnership that will accelerate the USL’s growth and drive future business. The USL has more than 200 professional and pre-professional clubs across the United States and is in rapid expansion mode, looking to add more than 25 professional clubs over the next five years […]

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Los Angeles to host Inaugural Copa Angelina on Labor Day

Angel City Football Club will host the Mexican women’s national soccer team on Labor Day at Banc of California Stadium in Los Angeles as part of the inaugural Copa Angelina, which will be a multi-year partnership with Soccer United Marketing and the Federación Mexicana de Fútbol (FMF). The event will highlight Mexican culture in Los […]

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U.S. Figure Skating Executive Director Ramsey Baker will leave the organization at the end of the year.

Ramsey Baker to Leave U.S. Figure Skating

Executive Director Ramsey Baker, who has played a leadership role with U.S. Figure Skating since 2005, announced on Saturday that he will be leaving the organization at the end of the calendar year. Baker became Executive Director of U.S. Figure Skating on July 1, 2021, after serving as acting executive director for the seven-month period […]

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USA Pickleball Names Chuck Menke as Chief Marketing Officer

Chuck Menke has been named chief marketing officer at USA Pickleball. As as a member of the executive leadership team he will guide the revenue, marketing and communications verticals for the organization. Menke’s career within the U.S. Olympic & Paralympic movement, NCAA Division I athletics and the National Hockey League includes more than two decades with […]

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The U.S. delegation walks into Rice-Eccles Stadium during the Opening Ceremony for the 2002 Olympic Winter Games in Salt Lake City, Utah. AP File Photo

2034 Winter Games Bid More Likely for Salt Lake City, Says USOPC

Salt Lake City’s hopes for another Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games may be delayed to 2034, the chair of the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee hinted this week, because of a mix of commercial and political reasons beyond the bid group’s control. Susanne Lyons told The Associated Press on Thursday “if we have a preference, […]

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A diver competes during the 1992 Olympic Summer Games in Barcelona.

Barcelona Ends 2030 Winter Olympic Games Bid

While always considered a long shot behind the three main favorites, the official bid by the Spanish Olympic Committee (COE) for the 2030 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games was ended on Wednesday after weeks of fighting between the potential regions that would have served as the centerpiece of the bid. Issues between Barcelona, host of […]

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