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USA Curling Selects Worcester for 2021 Arena National Championships

USA Curling will host its 2021 Arena National Championship in Worcester, Massachusetts. The event will be staged at the Fidelity Bank Worcester Ice Center, May 17–22. The announcement comes days after the national governing body announced the cancellation of the 2020 event, which had been scheduled for Gillette, Wyoming. USA Curling announced that Gillette will […]

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USA Triathlon Launches Virtual Race Fundraiser

USA Triathlon is the latest sports organization to turn to virtual racing, announcing a virtual duathlon to support members of its community impacted by the COVID-19 pandemic. The USA Duathlon Virtual Run-Bike-Run presented by TOWER 26 will run April 10–May 17. It will be free to enter and offers a sprint- and standard-distance option. Attendees […]

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How The Coronavirus Has Impacted Sports Events

  The coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak continues to affect the sports-event industry. As destinations work to contain the spread of the virus, it has led many sports-event organizers to make decisions about the immediate future of their events. With so much changing so quickly, we are tracking the latest updates, both confirmations of sports events that […]

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Colie Edison: Why the Leader in Recreational Bowling Bought the PBA Tour

Colie Edison may not have the traditional background for the leader of one of North America’s professional sports leagues. Early in her career she appeared on MTV’s “The Real World,” but was able to take that background in entertainment and marketing and carve a path for herself into the real world of bowling. Bowling has […]

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Angels Staying in Anaheim Through 2050

Anaheim, California, will remain the home of the Angels and Major League Baseball through at least 2050, after an agreement was reached between the city and the franchise that will see the Angels owner purchase more than 150 acres of land—including the teams’ stadium—from the city for $325 million. The proposed agreement was announced by […]

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Luella Chavez D’Angelo Named USOPC Marketing and Communications Officer

Luella Chavez D’Angelo has been hired by the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee as its chief marketing and communications officer to lead USOPC marketing and communications initiatives, including setting and stewarding the overall strategic direction for the organization and its properties. Chavez D’Angelo brings over 30 years of experience as a top marketing and […]

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AHL Awards Expansion Franchise to Palm Springs

The American Hockey League’s Board of Governors awarded an expansion franchise to the upcoming NHL Seattle expansion franchise, with the Oak View Group placing the team in Palm Springs, California. The AHL’s 32nd team will be the primary development affiliate of NHL Seattle and will play at a new arena on the Agua Caliente Indian […]

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Bridgestone Extends Arena Naming Rights in Nashville

The home of the Nashville Predators will continue to be named Bridgestone Arena after the tire and rubber manufacturer and the Predators signed a five-year naming rights agreement extension that runs through 2030. In its nine years as Bridgestone Arena, the venue annually hosts more than 1 million people with not only NHL games but […]

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Wanda Group Becomes IAAF Diamond League Partner in 10-Year Agreement

The Wanda Group will be the IAAF Diamond League‘s title partner under a new 10-year agreement starting next year to secure the global series’ future, including a new annual event in China to be sponsored by the multi-national conglomerate. The agreement was announced by IAAF President Sebastian Coe during the organizational congress in Doha, Qatar. […]

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Fenway Park to Host College Football Bowl Game

The Boston Red Sox have made going to Fenway Park a destination beyond baseball, with the Red Bull Crashed Ice winter sports event last year and a few special college football events. The franchise will take it a step further in 2020, as the Fenway Bowl will be started at the historic stadium as part of […]

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