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Jai and Jayan
Jayan Gandhi (left) and Jai Malhotra have organized the first ever sports analytics conference specifically for high school students. The National High School Sports Analytics Conference will take place in Boston on March 2.

Boston High School Students to Host Inaugural National High School Sports Analytics Summit

Getting a big-name keynote speaker for any conference is challenging. However, a group of high school students in the Boston area didn’t have much trouble snagging three well-known speakers for their National High School Sports Analytics Summit, which takes place on March 2. Jai Malhotra, a sophomore at Milton Academy, and Jayan Gandhi, a junior […]

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Gran Fondo

USA Cycling Gran Fondo Championship Becomes World Qualifier

The 2023 and 2024 USA Cycling Gran Fondo National Championships will become an official qualifier event for Masters aiming to compete in the 2024 and 2025 UCI Gran Fondo World Championships, the national governing body announced in partnership with the international event organizer. Masters racers who win competitions in their age group (30+) at the […]

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Pickleball

MLP and PPA Pickleball Tours Officially Complete Merger

The PPA Tour and Major League Pickleball have completed a previously announced merger of the two professional tours under a unified holding company that will allow the brands to be promoted under one roof. The consolidation of the two entities is backed by a $75 million investment by private equity firm SC Holdings, D.C. Pickleball […]

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Universeine Saint-Denis Olympic Village

2024 Olympic Organizers Inaugurate Olympic Village, Announce More Ticket Sales

On a day where the Olympic Village was officially handed over to organizers for the 2024 Olympic Summer Games, a venue that Paris has touted as having a positive long-term impact on the city, French President Emmanuel Macron also drew attention to another long-term project when he promised to swim in the River Seine that […]

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Winter Olympics Salt Lake City
In this February 8, 2002, file photo, fireworks burst over the athlete tribune at the Rice-Eccles Olympic Stadium in Salt Lake City during the Opening Ceremonies for the 2002 Olympic Winter Games. Salt Lake City is in line to host the Games again in 2034 after being invited to targeted dialogue by the International Olympic Committee. (AP Photo/Frank Gunn, File)

SLC-Utah 2034 Olympic Organizers Submit Bid to International Olympic Committee

The Salt Lake City-Utah Committee for the Games officially submitted its bid to host the 2034 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games on Thursday to the International Olympic Committee with an eye toward being officially announced as the host for a future Games on July 24. The International Olympic Committee’s Future Host Commission invited Salt Lake […]

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WorldAthletics

Beijing to Host 2027 World Athletics Championships

The World Athletics Council has selected Beijing to host the 2027 World Athletics Championships, the first time the event has been in the Chinese capital since 2015. “With a population of more than 1.4 billion, China is one of the biggest sports markets in the world,” said World Athletics President Sebastian Coe. “This poses a […]

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Tulsa Big 12 Wrestling

Big 12 Wrestling Championship to Remain in Tulsa Through 2028

The Big 12 Conference and the Tulsa Sports Commission have announced that the Big 12 Wrestling Championship will remain at Tulsa’s BOK Center through 2028. Tulsa has hosted the tournament since 2017. The 2024 Big 12 Wrestling Championship is scheduled for March 9–10 and will be the eighth consecutive championship at the site. “Hosting the […]

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FIBA Women 3×3

2024 FIBA 3×3 Women’s Series Schedule to Begin in Springfield

The FIBA 3×3 Women’s Series has announced a 20-event season for 2024, which will tip-off in Springfield, Massachusetts — home of the Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame — on April 23–24, marking the first Women’s Series in the United States since the launch of the competition in 2019. There is more than $1.4 million […]

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Paris 2024 Paralympics

Record Number of Broadcasters to Cover Paris 2024 Paralympics

Media Rights Holders in more than 160 countries and territories have committed to broadcasting the 2024 Paralympic Summer Games in Paris, a record for the event with six months to go before the Opening Ceremony on August 28. Paris will make history as the first Paralympic Games to offer some live coverage from each of […]

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