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. NHL: Only Four Players Unvaccinated as Season Opens Posted: Wednesday, October 13 The […]

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SportsTravel Podcast Greg Cruse

Greg Cruse: Riding Surfing’s Wave of Momentum

Greg Cruse is no stranger to surfing. He’s been participating in the sport since he was middle school-aged and was on one of the original high school surf teams in Huntington Beach, California, that was part of the genesis of the National Scholastic Surfing Association. He later became active in the administration of the sport […]

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Powerboat P1 Appoints Tim Ramsberger As USA CEO

Tim Ramsberger has been named the president and chief executive for Powerboat P1 Management’s U.S. operations as the organization looks to expand its global strategic planning. Ramsberger will have responsibility for all of Powerboat P1 USA’s commercial, race event, marketing, communications and digital activities. Ramsberger will be based in Florida and Powerboat P1 Management Chief […]

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Association of Paddlesurf Professionals Announces 2021 World Tour

The Association of Paddlesurf Professionals will have a modified four-event tour for the 2021 season that extends into early 2022, with the opening event scheduled for November 4—7 at Wrightsville Beach in North Carolina. Organized by the Wrightsville Beach Paddle Club, the Carolina Cup is a four-day festival of events featuring seven races, seminars and […]

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Spire Institute to host USA Artistic Swimming 2022 Junior and Senior National Championships

The USA Artistic Swimming 2022 Junior and Senior Championships, plus the National Team Trials, will be held April 6—10 at the Spire Institute and Academy outside of Cleveland, Ohio. The Spire Institute & Academy is among the largest indoor multi-sport, training, education and competition complexes in North America. It has two Myrtha pools as well […]

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Nippon Budokan
The inside of the Nippon Budokan is shaped like an octagon, adding to its character. The ceiling is a swirl of concrete layers with lighting built into each layer. Photos: Jason Gewirtz

No Fans at 2021 Olympics an Adjustment, But Not an Excuse

The silence can be deafening if you are an athlete competing in the Olympic Summer Games in Tokyo, having waited a lifetime to be able to perform in front of family and friends roaring you on. But some Olympians say that the absence of fans may not be that disconcerting — if only because nobody […]

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Columbus, Georgia, to Host 2022 World Cup and 2023 World Championships in Kayak

Columbus, Georgia, will be hosting many of the world’s best kayakers when the 2022 World Cup and 2023 World Championships come to the destination to compete on the Chattahoochee River between Columbus and Phenix City. The announcement was made by Columbus Mayor Skip Henderson, Phenix City Mayor Eddie Lowe and Uptown Columbus. “I don’t think […]

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Swimmers train at the 2016 U.S. Olympic swimming trials in Omaha, Nebraska. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)

USA Swimming Partners with Fanatics on Merchandise

As the rescheduled Olympic and Paralympic Summer Games in Tokyo approach in just a few months and with less than a year to go before the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in Beijing, national governing bodies are finalizing new partnerships — or extending existing ones — ahead of what for many NGBs is the biggest […]

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Amanda Kraus ST Podcast

Amanda Kraus: Changing the Face of Rowing

Amanda Kraus took over as CEO of USRowing in November, leading the national governing body at a time of challenges across the sports-event industry. But her background is expected to help her on a number of fronts, including adding much needed diversity to the ranks of participants and the chance to fundraise for any number […]

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