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A Green Bay Packers fan cheers on his team during the first half of an NFL divisional playoff game against the Los Angeles Rams on January 16, 2021, in Green Bay, Wisconsin. (AP Photo/Mike Roemer)

The Latest on Sports and COVID-19:
NFL Caps Super Bowl Attendance at 22,000
Including 7,500 Health Care Workers

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. Full Coverage of Super Bowl Planning | Podcast: Organizing a Super Bowl in Tampa Bay How Indianapolis Landed the NCAA Tournament Bubble | What NBA […]

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Louisville to Host International Women’s Cup Soccer

Louisville, Kentucky will host the inaugural International Women’s Cup, a four-team professional soccer competition that will include home team Racing Louisville FC as well as the Chicago Red Stars from the National Women’s Soccer League. Organizers say the event will be held on August 18 and August 21 at the new Lynn Family Stadium with […]

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The 2019 edition of the Colorado Classic was staged in four destinations, including the city of Golden. Photo: Jason Gewirtz

Colorado Classic Postpones Women’s Cycling Race to 2022

The Colorado Classic presented by VF Corporation, an elite women’s cycling race, has canceled its 2021 race and will focus on bringing the multistage race event back in 2022. The inaugural race was staged in 2019 across four Colorado destinations, but organizers canceled the 2020 event after the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic. With the […]

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U.S. defender Becky Sauerbrunn (4), forward Lynn Williams (13) and teammates acknowledge fans after a 3-1 win over Japan in a SheBelieves Cup match on March 11, 2020, in Frisco, Texas. The 2021 event will be held entirely in Orlando, Florida. (AP Photo/Jeffrey McWhorter)

U.S. Soccer Hosts 2021 SheBelieves Cup in Orlando

The sixth annual SheBelieves Cup, organized by U.S. Soccer and bringing together four of the best women’s national teams in the world, will be held February 18–24 at Exploria Stadium in Orlando, Florida. The Cup starts February 18 as Brazil takes on Japan and the USA faces Canada. The tournament resumes February 21 with the […]

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Ferris State's Peter Firlik drives against Northern State's Ian Smith during the first half of the NCAA Division II men's college basketball championship game on March 24, 2018, in Sioux Falls, South Dakota. (AP Photo/Dave Eggen)

NCAA Opens Bonus Bidding Opportunities for Destinations

Destinations will be able to bid on NCAA championship events that have never before been open for bidding. For the first time this winter, the NCAA will have predetermined hosts for the preliminary rounds in the Division II men’s and women’s basketball tournaments, Division III men’s and women’s basketball tournaments and Division III men’s and women’s […]

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Hawaii Tourism Authority to Sponsor Big West Championships

The Hawaii Tourism Authority has signed on to become the presenting sponsor of the Big West Men’s and Women’s Basketball, and Men’s Volleyball Championships. As an official corporate partner of the collegiate conference through 2023, the HTA plans to  showcase the Hawaiian Islands through partnership assets across the Big West’s broadcast, print, digital and social […]

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World Lacrosse Announces New Dates for 2022 World Championship in Maryland

World Lacrosse has announced that the rescheduled 2022 World Lacrosse Women’s World Championship in Maryland will be held June 29–July 9. The competition, which is expected to include as many as 30 national teams, will be staged at Towson University. The championship was originally scheduled for July 2021, but was postponed one year over concerns […]

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Mike Whan Announces Departure from LPGA

Mike Whan has announced that he will step down as commissioner of the LPGA after 11 years leading the professional women’s golf tour. Whan, who had signed a multiyear contract extension in 2019, did not announce a specific date for his departure but shared his plans with LPGA staff, members and sponsors in a letter. […]

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NJCAA Sponsoring Four New Sports For Competition

The National Junior College Athletic Association will recognize competitive cheer (coed), clay shooting (coed), men’s volleyball and women’s wrestling as emerging sports with member schools permitted to begin programs in those sports starting in the fall of 2021. Each of the new sports have garnered interest amongst member colleges as club sports in recent years. […]

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USA Swimming Modifies TYR Pro Series January Event

USA Swimming’s upcoming TYR Pro Series event starting January 14 will be held at two sites instead of three after the extension of a regional stay at home order in Southern California forced the cancellation of the Irvine, California, host site. The event will move forward with two competition locations; the primary site at the […]

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