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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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St. Louis Awarded ACHA Championships

The American Collegiate Hockey Association 2022 national championships will be held in St. Louis and hosted by the 2019 NHL Stanley Cup Champions St. Louis Blues as well as the St. Louis Sports Commission. The 10-day event will award titles in three men’s divisions and two women’s divisions by the ACHA, the governing body for non-varsity Continue Reading

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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 Continue Reading

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Sports events around the world are continuing to see the impact of the coronavirus on events. PhotoL Jae C. Hong/AP Images

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 Continue Reading

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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 City Organizes Olympic Bid Committee

Having hosted the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games once before, Salt Lake City and the state of Utah have formed a joint committee “in preparation for a future Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games.” Governor Gary Herbert and Salt Lake City Mayor Erin Mendenhall jointly named members to the Salt Lake City-Utah Committee for the Games. Continue Reading

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FILE - In this Oct. 1, 2015, file photo, NWSL commissioner Jeff Plush presents FC Kansas City with the trophy after the NWSL soccer championship match in Portland, Ore. A+E Networks has bought an equity stake in the National Women's Soccer League and will broadcast a game each weekend on the Lifetime network. (AP Photo/Craig Mitchelldyer, File)

Jeff Plush Named USA Curling CEO

Jeff Plush, who has decades of experience in professional soccer, will be the new chief executive officer of USA Curling. Plush will attend the 2020 USA Curling National Championships in Spokane, Washington, February 8–15. He will lead the process of hiring the next leader of USA Curling’s high-performance program along with a search committee that Continue Reading

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USOPC, NBC Announce Team USA Champions Series

The United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee will have four sports spotlighted as part of the Team USA Champions Series presented by Xfinity, with broadcast coverage on NBC or NBCSN as part of the buildup toward the 2020 Olympic Summer Games in Tokyo and the 2022 Olympic Winter Games in Beijing. Among the events scheduled Continue Reading

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Millions in Lake Placid Venue Upgrades Proposed

With an eye toward the 2023 World University Games, which will be hosted in Lake Placid, New York, state officials are proposing $147 million in capital funding for the state’s Olympic Regional Development Authority. The budget, proposed by Governor Andrew Cuomo, would have $134.5 million for upgrades and modernization to Olympic facilities and ski resorts, Continue Reading

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The Winter Dew Tour in Breckenridge, Colorado, served as an OIympic qualifier. Photo: Jason Gewirtz

Winter Dew Tour Adds Women’s Disciplines

The Winter Dew Tour will have a new venue for the first time in years in 2020 and the event has announced a new emphasis on women’s disciplines for the ski and snowboard competition. Mountain Dew and Adventure Sports Network Group announced three new disciplines for women’s competition—including ski and snowboard streetstyle and ski and Continue Reading

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