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SailGP Gets Exemption to Stage Season Opener in Bermuda

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. What NBA Teams Have Fans This Season? | Attendance Limits at MLB Stadiums Previous Coverage on COVID’s Effect on the Sports-Event Industry Subscribe to the […]

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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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2024, 2026 World Athletics Championships

Status Pre-qualification form deadline is June 1, 2021. Bid application documents deadline is October 1, 2021. Events awarded by World Athletics Council in December 2021. History World Athletics Cross Country Championships  Bathurst, Australia, 2022 Aarhus, Denmark, 2019 Kampala, Uganda, 2017 Guiyang, China, 2015 Bydgoszcz, Poland, 2013 World Athletics Indoor Championships Nanjing, China, 2023 Belgrade, Serbia, 2022 Birmingham, UK, […]

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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. Tuesday, March 30 COLLEGE SPORTS: No Matter the Controversy, Mark Emmert is Staying as […]

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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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The Podium in Spokane, Washington, to Host 2022 Indoor Track & Field Nationals

The 2022 United States Track and Field Indoor Championships will be held at The Podium, a new multisport indoor venue in Spokane, Washington. The event is scheduled for February 25­–26 and will determine the U.S. squad that will compete in the 2022 World Athletics Indoor Championships. Spokane joins Portland (2016) as the second West Coast city […]

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New Louisville Indoor Track Announces First Events

The new Norton Healthcare Sports & Learning Center indoor track-and-field venue in Louisville, Kentucky, has announced its first events, beginning February 17, 2021. Louisville Urban League, which built the center, and ASM Global, which will manage the space, announced that the University of Louisville Cardinal Invitational will be the launch event, followed by the KTCCCA […]

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New Track Series Scheduled Throughout United States

A new track and field series in the United States will start this year to try and both give American athletes the chance to compete on home soil while also giving the sport an extended spotlight throughout the calendar year in addition to the rescheduled Summer Olympic Games in Tokyo. The 2021 Pro Track Series […]

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Upstate New York Sports Facility Begins Construction in March

Utica College in New York will break ground on a $3.5 million sports facility on campus for Division III sports and more thanks to a $2 million gift with completion of the program scheduled for fall 2021. The facility will be the site for outdoor track and field for the Pioneers, who have not had […]

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