NCAA Football: CFP National Championship Game-Alabama vs Georgia
Jan 8, 2018; Atlanta, GA, USA; View of the confetti falling as Alabama Crimson Tide wins the game in overtime against the Georgia Bulldogs in the 2018 CFP national championship college football game at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Butch Dill-USA TODAY Sports

The Latest on Sports and COVID-19:
CFP Considers Expanding
To 12 Teams, No Automatic Bids

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. Attendance Limits at NBA Arenas | Attendance Limits at MLB […]

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Armory Track and Field New York
Photo: Courtesy of the Armory

The Armory Announces Record Number of Track Events

The Armory Foundation will host a record number of track-and-field meets at the Armory New Balance Track & Field Center during the 2021–2022 indoor season. The foundation has 117 events scheduled as indoor track returns after the pandemic. The schedule at the famed venue in New York begins October 10 and November 7 with The […]

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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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Vavae Malepeai
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. Friday, May 21 Olympics: IOC Organizers Continue Olympic Planning in Face of Intense […]

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World Athletics Oregon22

World Athletics Releases Schedule for 2022 Championships in Oregon

The World Athletics Championships Oregon22 has released its full schedule of events for the first time the event will be held in the United States, including a shuffling of the traditional dates where certain events will be staged. The event will be held July 15–24, 2022 The 10-day schedule for the event at the new […]

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USATF BD Partnership

USATF Partners with BD for COVID-19 Testing

USA Track & Field has partnered with BD, a global medical technology company, to provide rapid COVID-19 testing for USATF athletes at select meets. The goal is to help USATF professional athletes return to competition safely through the use of the BD Veritor Plus system, a rapid result antigen test that can detect the coronavirus […]

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Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw throws to Tampa Bay Rays' Joey Wendle during the second inning in Game 1 of the 2020 World Series in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

One Year Later: How COVID has Changed Sports Forever

Remember what it like to go to a sold-out game? Waiting in line with others for seemingly forever before getting your ticket scanned, walking into the concourse and trying to avoid bumping into other people while finding a hot dog and soda, then going to your seats to check out the early scene. Maybe you […]

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Trace Skopil of WCH Oregon22

Trace Skopil Named CFO of World Athletic Championships Oregon22

Trace Skopil has been named chief financial officer for World Athletics Championships Oregon22, the local organizing committee that will bring the track and field event to Eugene next year. Skopil has 40 years of experience working in finance and accounting with the majority of that time spent with the Eugene office of the Moss Adams CPA firm. He was […]

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New Sports Venues to Watch in 2021

As the demand for spaces to host sporting events continues to grow with an eye toward sports-related travel in a post-coronavirus world, destinations across the country are examining their inventory, identifying needs and building accordingly. Here are 15 new sports complexes to keep an eye on in 2021. Midway Central Station Bedford Park, Illinois OPENING: […]

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