Los Angeles 2024
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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Atlanta

Atlanta Sports Council Launches Esports Division

The Atlanta Sports Council has launched the Atlanta Esports Alliance with the idea of bringing major esports events to the metropolitan area, adding to the group of established teams that are already located in the area. The announcement was made at DreamHack Atlanta. The Atlanta Esports Alliance’s mandate is to find opportunities for teams, tournaments, […]

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Barckoff, Greg

LakePoint Sports Adds Greg Barckhoff to Leadership Team

Greg Barckhoff, who has worked in Atlanta sports marketing and events for more than two decades, will be the executive vice president of partnerships and marketing for LakePoint Sports in the metro Atlanta area. Barckhoff is currently the vice president of partnerships for the Atlanta Basketball Host Committee, which is working with the NCAA to […]

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