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JMI Sports and Armory Foundation Partner for Corporate Sponsorship Sales

JMI Sports has entered an agreement with the Armory Foundation to be the exclusive agency to drive corporate sponsorship sales for its venue and track-and-field events, including the Millrose Games. JMI Sports will drive new revenue through strategic agreements for track-and-field events and competitions hosted at The Armory in New York City. Called the “Fastest […]

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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.   COLLEGE FOOTBALL: Cal and USC Postpone Game Over COVID-19 Outbreak Posted: November […]

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World Athletics Completes Oregon22 Site Visit

World Athletics and the local organizing committee for the World Athletics Championships Oregon22 have completed a comprehensive site visit focusing on details of the first track-and-field world championships to be held in the United States. “A lot of work was done at this site visit and we have made massive progress over the last few days,” said Jakob […]

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The 2021 Paralympic Games will have considerably more coverage on television in the United States and around the world compared to the last Summer Games in 2016. (AP Photo/Leo Correa)

Paralympians Get TV Spotlight of Their Own

For years, the Paralympic Games has been one of the pinnacle events for the adaptive sport world, regardless of whether or not it received anything similar to the attention and coverage that the Olympic Games receives on a bi-annual basis. This year the tide is starting to turn as more than ever before, Paralympians will […]

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Eugene and Springfield, Oregon, to Host Race Walk and Marathon at World Championships

The marathon and race walk events during the World Athletics Championships Oregon22 will be staged in Eugene and Springfield, Oregon. The perimeter of Autzen Stadium at the University of Oregon will serve as the hub for the start and finish of the events before the course takes participants on a course around the cities that […]

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Kara Winger of United States competes in the women's javelin throw at the 2020 Olympic Summer Games on August 3, 2021, in Tokyo. (AP Photo/Matthias Schrader)

Kara Winger Selected as Team USA’s Closing Ceremony Flag Bearer

The United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee has announced that four-time Olympian Kara Winger will lead the 2020 U.S. Olympic Team into the Closing Ceremony as flag bearer on August 8 at Olympic Stadium in Tokyo. Chosen by a vote of fellow Team USA athletes, Winger is the fourth track and field athlete to lead […]

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Shane Wiskus competes on the pommel horse during the men's U.S. Olympic Gymnastics Trials on June 26, 2021, in St. Louis. Wiskus advanced to the Olympic Summer Games in Tokyo after his college, Minnesota, dropped men's gymnastics as a sport. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Olympic Sports Fight to Survive on Collegiate Level

When the United States men’s gymnastics team that had been selected for the Olympic Summer Games in Tokyo was announced, one thing stood out about the five-man group: Each was a college gymnast. Sam Mikulak, the elder statesman of the team, was a three-time national champion at Michigan. Yul Moldauer helped Oklahoma win three NCAA […]

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United States' A'Ja Wilson, center, grabs a rebound between Nigeria's Adaora Elonu, left, and Atonye Nyingifa during women's basketball preliminary round play at the 2020 Olympic Summer Games on Tuesday, July 27, 2021, in Saitama, Japan. (AP Photo/Eric Gay)

At the 2021 Olympic Games, Women Rule

If you asked 100 people interested in this year’s Olympic Summer Games in Tokyo which athlete they want to see the most, it’s a safe bet the first name mentioned would be Simone Biles. Several may say Katie Ledecky. Others would say Allyson Felix, A’ja Wilson or Alex Morgan. As the 50th anniversary of Title […]

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Tata Consultancy Services New York City Marathon Renewal
Tata Consultancy Services (TCS) has renewed their title and technology sponsorship of the TCS New York City Marathon through 2029 and will invest $30M to $40M annually in global running sponsorships and related community programming.

TCS Renews Sponsorship of TCS New York City Marathon Through 2029

Tata Consultancy Services has signed an eight-year contract with New York Road Runners to extend its title and technology sponsorship of the TCS New York City Marathon through 2029. TCS’ extended partnership with New York Road Runners follows its announcement earlier this month that it will become the title sponsor of the London Marathon starting […]

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New Indoor Track Opens in Chicago’s South Side

A new indoor track facility has opened in the South Side of Chicago, with seating for 3,500 fans at sporting events. The venue will also be used for after-school programs in the Gately Park neighborhood. Chicago Mayor Lori Lightfoot cut the ribbon this week at the 139,000-square-foot venue, which was to open last year but […]

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