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USA Nordic Hires New Partnership Marketing Director

USA Nordic has hired Casey Mills to a newly developed position of partnership marketing director, developing strategic partnerships to help the organization achieve its goals of Olympic glory. “Casey Mills joining USA Nordic is a huge step forward for our partnership and marketing ability,” said USA Nordic Executive Director Bill Demong. “With his experience in […]

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Vegas Golden Knights center Jonathan Marchessault, second from right, celebrates after scoring past Seattle Kraken goaltender Philipp Grubauer during the first period Tuesday in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/Chase Stevens)

NHL Arena COVID Protocols That Fans
Can Expect for the 2021–2022 Season

Every NHL team will be at full capacity for home games for the rest of the season — with nearly half the league mandating either proof of vaccination or proof of a negative COVID-19 test for fans to attend games. Below is the full rundown on each team’s fan policy when it comes to COVID-19, […]

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

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2021 Winter Dew Tour to Serve as Olympic Qualifier

Organizers of the annual Winter Dew Tour have announced that the 2021 event will be staged as a U.S. Ski & Snowboard Olympic qualifying event for men’s and women’s halfpipe and slopestyle snowboarding and freeskiing. The December 16–19 event will be held at Copper Mountain in Colorado after the resort held the event in 2020. […]

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The U.S. Olympic team marches into Rice-Eccles Olympic Stadium during the opening ceremonies of the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City on February 8, 2002. (AP Photo/Laura Rauch)

Salt Lake Olympic Bid Delegation to visit IOC in November

A delegation from the Salt Lake City-Utah Committee for the Games and United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee will travel in November to meet with the International Olympic Committee and talk over Salt Lake City’s bid to host the Olympic Winter Games in either 2030 or 2034. A small delegation will head to Lausanne on […]

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Sophie Goldschmidt Appointed as U.S. Ski & Snowboard President & CEO

U.S. Ski & Snowboard has named Sophie Goldschmidt as the organization’s next president and chief executive officer starting October 18, succeeding longtime executive Tiger Shaw. Goldschmidt most recently was chief executive officer of the World Surf League. Prior to that, she held executive positions at the National Basketball Association, Women’s Tennis Association, Rugby Football Union, […]

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Washington Capitals Announce Caesars as First-Ever Jersey Patch Partner in NHL

The Washington Capitals and Caesars Entertainment have announced a multi-year partnership agreement that makes the Capitals the first team in the National Hockey League to agree to put a sponsor logo jerseys beginning with the 2022-23 season as part of the league’s Jersey Advertising Program. Caesars Sportsbook will have its logo worn on the Capitals […]

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U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Ski Jumping and Nordic Combined Heading to Lake Placid

The U.S. Olympic Trials for ski jumping and Nordic combined will be heading to the Olympic Jumping Complex and Mount Van Hoevenberg in Lake Placid, New York, on December 24–25. The announcement was made by the Olympic Regional Development Authority. Lake Placid was home to competition during the 1932 and 1980 Olympic Winter Games and […]

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Competitiors in the men's 5,000 meter event at the 1984 Olympic Summer Games in Los Angeles circle past the Olympic torch during the race on August 11, 1984. Los Angeles in 2028 will join London and Paris as the only three-time hosts of the Olympic Summer Games. (AP Photo, File)

An Olympic Impact on Sports Tourism:
The Legacy for U.S. Host Cities

With the Olympic and Paralympic Summer Games having concluded in Tokyo, one of many questions about the Games’ legacy is whether the city will be able to benefit from having hosted two of the world’s biggest sporting events—including the second time for the Olympic Games. Without sports, Tokyo has more than enough to boast about […]

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