Simon Pagenaud leads a restart during the 2019 Indianapolis 500. Photo by Stephen King/IndyCar Media

The Latest on Sports and COVID-19:
Indianapolis 500 To Be Held Without Fans

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. Tuesday, August 4 AUTO RACING: Indianapolis 500 To Be Held Without Fans One of the biggest sporting events in the world will be held without Continue Reading

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Illinois Village to Sponsor USA Track & Field

USA Track & Field has won a unique competition among national governing bodies by earning a $100,000 sponsorship from the leaders of Elk Grove Village, Illinois. The village northwest of Chicago sought to partner with an NGB to promote its business and manufacturing brand and is believed to be the first municipality to sponsor a Continue Reading

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USA Triathlon Nearing Goal for NCAA Championship Status

USA Triathlon is moving closer to its goal of 40 universities in order to gain NCAA championship status for the sport, announcing that the University of Denver will add women’s triathlon to its varsity sports offering. The addition of the university—the first Division I school in Colorado to add the sport—will give USAT 37 participating Continue Reading

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2022–2023 USA Triathlon Age Group National Championships

Status Open for bids. History Milwaukee, WI, 2020–2021 Cleveland, OH, 2018–2019 Omaha, NE, 2016–2017 Milwaukee, WI, 2013–2015 Burlington, VT, 2011–2012 Inside Track The USA Triathlon Age Group National Championships bring in more than 5,000 athletes and 10,000 spectators for a three-day festival that includes the Olympic Distance and Sprint Distance Age Group National Championships for amateur Continue Reading

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Tempe, Arizona, to Host 2021 USA Triathlon Collegiate Nationals

Tempe, Arizona, has been awarded the 2021 USA Triathlon Collegiate Club National Championships after the 2020 event had to be rescheduled because of the coronavirus pandemic. The event, which has been staged in Tempe in 2013, 2014 and 2019, will return April 9–10, 2021. The 2020 event had been scheduled for October 16–17 in Lake Continue Reading

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USA Triathlon Awards $110,000 in COVID-19 Relief Grants

The USA Triathlon Foundation has awarded more than $110,000 in COVID-19 relief grants to more than 40 organizations in the multisport community that have been adversely impacted by the pandemic. The national governing body’s foundation established its COVID-19 Relief Fund in April and received 173 applications asking for more than $866,000 in support. Applicants included Continue Reading

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USA Triathlon Signs Blerter and Athletic Brewing Company

USA Triathlon has announced two new partnerships, one with an event delivery platform and the other with the makers of a  non-alcohol beer—the first NGB to announce such a sponsorship. In a deal that extends through May 2023, USA Triathlon will partner with Blerter, a global event delivery platform to provide event management services. Blerter’s Continue Reading

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Sports Event Guidelines for Post-COVID Competition

As sports at all levels prepare to come back from weeks or months on hiatus, sports organizations are releasing guidelines that can serve as a framework for how to host events safely and successfully. The following are links to various published guidelines across a range of sports that are designed for event organizers to consult Continue Reading

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USA Triathlon Enters Partnership with Online Therapy Provider

Addressing the needs of athletes during the COVID-19 pandemic, USA Triathlon will partner with Talkspace, an online therapy provider, to provide counseling services to U.S. National Team and Toyota U.S. Paratriathlon National Team athletes. Talkspace is an online and mobile service that the national governing body said would be convenient for elite athletes who typically Continue Reading

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