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Protesters rallying against COVID-19 vaccination mandates and in support of Kyrie Irving gather outside the Barclays Center before an NBA game between the Brooklyn Nets and the Charlotte Hornets on October 24, 2021, in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

The Latest in Sports and COVID-19:
Anti-Vaxxers Try to Storm Nets Game In Support of Kyrie Irving

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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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. NHL: Only Four Players Unvaccinated as Season Opens Posted: Wednesday, October 13 The […]

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2021 WTA Finals Moving to Guadalajara, Mexico

The WTA Tour will move its 2021 season-ending Finals event from China to Guadalajara, Mexico, starting the week of November 8 with the top eight singles players and doubles teams competing. The event will move back to Shenzhen, China, from 2022 through 2030. “I would like to extend my appreciation to the Guadalajara tournament organizers […]

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Greater Lansing Welcomes Men’s Tennis Tournament Back to Michigan

The Greater Lansing Sports Authority and the Mid-Michigan Tennis Association will bring back the Joe D. Pentecost Foundation Capital City Tennis Classic in November after the 2020 event was canceled because of the pandemic. The event is sanctioned by the International Tennis Federation and is expected to draw 74 participants competing for $15,000 in prize […]

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2021 ITA National Fall Championships Headed to California

The 2021 Intercollegiate Tennis Association National Fall Championships will be hosted by the Barnes Tennis Center in San Diego during the first weekend of November. The event features 64 singles players and 64 doubles teams. The draw will be comprised of 32 men and 32 women in singles and 32 men and 32 women in […]

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Credit One Stadium located at the LTP Daniel Island tennis center in Charleston, South Carolina

Credit One Adds Naming Rights of Charleston Tennis Stadium and WTA Tournament

One of the longstanding stops on the WTA Tour in Charleston, South Carolina, will have a new name. Credit One Financial, the parent company of Credit One Bank, has signed a multiyear naming rights sponsorship with Charleston Tennis, LLC, which includes title partner rights at Credit One Stadium located at the LTP Daniel Island tennis […]

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Richmond Region Tourism to Host Three CIAA Championships Through 2024

The Central Intercollegiate Athletic Association and Richmond Region Tourism have announced a three-year partnership that will bring a trio of spring championships to the Virginia destination beginning in 2022. The championship events start next spring with outdoor track and field and women’s tennis hosted by Virginia State University, and softball at RF&P Park in Henrico […]

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ATP Tour Tournament Moving from New York to Dallas

The ATP Tour will return to Dallas for the first time in more than 30 years next year when the only indoor tour-level event in the United States moves from New York to the Styslinger/Altec Tennis Complex at Southern Methodist University. The Dallas Open, scheduled for February 6—13, will be the first ATP event in […]

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Cleveland Lands New WTA Tour Tournament

Cleveland will host its first professional women’s tennis tournament — the Cleveland Championships — a WTA Tour 250 event that will be held August 22–28 as part of the U.S. Open Series. The event will be owned and managed by Cleveland-based sports agency Topnotch Management and will be staged at Jacobs Pavilion at Nautica in […]

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