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LA28 New Venues

LA28 Announces New Venues for Events in Carson, Long Beach

Carson and Long Beach will reprise roles hosting events in a variety of sports as LA28 announced more venues for the 2028 Olympic Summer Games on Friday. Carson will host track cycling at the velodrome, field hockey in the adjacent fields, rugby sevens in the stadium and tennis at Dignity Health Sports Park, although the […]

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March Madness

Indianapolis to Host All 2026 NCAA Men’s Basketball Championships, All 2028 Women’s Basketball Championships

Indianapolis will host all three NCAA Men’s Basketball Tournament championships plus the NIT in 2026 along with all three NCAA Women’s Basketball Tournament championships in 2028. The men’s setup in 2026 will be the first time the NCAA will host its three men’s basketball championships on one weekend in the same city since Atlanta in […]

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Southwest SEC

Southwest Airlines Partners With Southeastern Conference

Southwest Airlines will be the official airline of the Southeastern Conference after agreeing to a multi-year partnership to highlight SEC football, men’s and women’s basketball, baseball, softball, gymnastics and women’s soccer. Southwest is hosting the Flex Your Fandom Sweepstakes, offering entrants an opportunity to win an experience to the SEC Football Championship. Southwest created additional […]

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IOC Saudi Arabia

Saudi Arabia to Host IOC’s Olympic Esports Games

Saudi Arabia and the IOC are teaming up with the oil-rich kingdom set to host the Esports Olympics that launch next year as part of a 12-year partnership “with Olympic Esports Games held regularly,” the International Olympic Committee said in a statement Friday. The announcement was made during the two-month Esports World Cup being staged […]

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2025 F1 Schedule

2025 Formula One Race Schedule Released; Six Sprint Races Revealed

Australia will return to the opening weekend for the 2025 Formula One season as the 24-race calendar has been revealed with the opening five events shuffled around. The 2025 season will start in Melbourne on March 16, followed by China on March 23 before Japan on April 6. The fourth and fifth races, respectively, will […]

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Black Hills Nationals Wrestling Tournament

Black Hills Nationals Wrestling Tournament Moving to Rapid City

The Black Hills Nationals Wrestling Tournament is moving to Rapid City from April 4–6, 2025, moving after 20 years in Spearfish, South Dakota. The Black Hills Nationals Wrestling Tournament, the Central States Fair, Inc., and the Rapid City Sports Commission made the announcement. The event draws 7,000 fans and participants and generates around $4 million […]

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Ripken Disney

Ripken Baseball Partners with Walt Disney World Resort

Ripken Baseball and Walt Disney World Resort have agreed to host youth baseball experiences at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in the summers of 2025 and 2026, involving four week-long tournaments each year. The first tournament will be staged June 8–13, 2025. Week 2 will be held from June 15–20; Week 3 from June […]

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Ironman Canada

Penticton, British Columbia, to Host its Final Ironman Race in 2024

Ironman has announced that Penticton, British Columbia, will host its final edition of the Ironman Canada triathlon before the event moves to its new location in Ottawa in 2025. Penticton, which first hosted the full-distance Ironman Canada triathlon from 1983 to 2012 and again beginning in 2022, will host its last Ironman event on August […]

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Happy Valley State Games

State College to Host 2026 State Games of America

The 2026 State Games of America will take place in State College, Pennsylvania, in collaboration with the Happy Valley Sports and Entertainment Alliance and the National Congress of State Games. Happy Valley would host the competition July 28 through August 2, 2026, in coordination with and the Keystone State Games. The multi-sport Olympic-style sports festival […]

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NRL Las Vegas 2025

Rugby League Las Vegas Festival 2025 Set for March 1

Australia’s National Rugby League has announced its plans for the Rugby League Las Vegas Festival 2025, which will include more games, teams, nations and opportunities for traveling supporters than ever before. The four-game schedule will be played at Allegiant Stadium on March 1, 2025, and will be the NRL’s second trip to Sin City in […]

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