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Sports World Reacts to Olympic Postponement

As the International Olympic Committee announced that the Olympic and Paralympic Summer Games have been postponed to 2021, sports-event organizations around the United States and the world have been reacting to the news. Here is a sample of their reactions. United States National Governing Bodies USA Archery While we saw this news coming through evolvements Continue Reading

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Surfing Rides Into New Venues

Surf’s up! Way up. The sport of Hawaiian royalty and classic Beach Boys tunes is ripping right now. Surfing is set to make its Olympics debut in Tokyo, joining baseball/softball, karate, climbing and skateboarding as the new sports in Tokyo. [Download our exclusive guide to finding the most creative sports event venues.] Meanwhile, applied wave science Continue Reading

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USA Diving Hires New President

Lee Michaud, a former NCAA All-American diver at the University of Michigan before going into the business world, will return to the sport as the new president of USA Diving. Michaud joins the organization from Daseke, Inc., where he spent the past eight years leading Smokey Point Distributing and The Schilli Companies. He will begin Continue Reading

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USA Synchro Rebrands to USA Artistic Swimming

The sport of synchronized swimming has always been about alignment. The precision moves of the athletes to music form the basis of the sport’s scoring as well as the appeal for fans, who appreciate the athleticism and artistry involved in the choreography. But at the international level, the alignment over what the sport should be Continue Reading

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Terry Bassett Resigns as USA Diving CEO

Terry Bassett has resigned as chief executive officer of USA Diving less than five months after taking the post, adding to a string of challenges facing the national governing body. Bassett took over the job in September 2019 at the same time the organization announced it will transition from its Indianapolis headquarters to a new Continue Reading

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Competitors enter the water at the International Swimming League competition at Indiana University natatorium on October 5 in Indianapolis. (Alfredo Falcone/LaPresse via AP Images)

International Swim League Broadens the Sport’s Visibility

A new international league features some of the biggest names in swimming—competing in a team format that has proven popular with TV-friendly meets—and already has recorded multiple sellouts before the inaugural season culminates with a showpiece event in Las Vegas. The International Swimming League, which is paying its athletes a salary to compete, hints that things Continue Reading

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International Water Polo Coming to Indianapolis

Indianapolis will host the 2020 FINA Men’s & Women’s International Tournament, a water polo event announced by USA Water Polo and the Indiana Sports Corp. The IU Natatorium on the campus of IUPUI will host the tournament April 28–May 3. “We are excited to collaborate with FINA and Indiana Sports Corp to bring some of Continue Reading

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September 30 – October 6, 2019

SportsTravel is proud to partner with the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee to provide this update on Team USA events taking place this week. Below is an upcoming event and information on how to learn more. 15th U.S. Open Water Ski Racing National Championships Date: October 5–6, 2019 Venue: Havasu Springs in Parker, Arizona Event description: More Continue Reading

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USA Diving Names Terry Bassett as CEO

Terry Bassett, who has worked in professional sports and other organizations for more than two decades, has been named as the new chief executive officer for USA Diving and begins his role on October 1. Bassett’s career experience includes stops at with the NFL’s Miami Dolphins, NASCAR/International Speedway Corp., Roger Penske’s Motorsports Division, Professional Bull Continue Reading

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