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Nicolas Garcia Boissier of Spain competes in the semifinals of the men's 3-meter springboard during the FINA Diving World Cup in Tokyo on May 6. The Diving World Cup is serving as the final Olympic qualifier in diving and as a test event for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. (AP Photo/Hiro Komae)

The Latest on Sports and COVID-19:
Pfizer Donates Vaccines to IOC for
Olympic and Paralympic Delegations

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. What NBA Teams Have Fans This Season? | Attendance Limits at MLB Stadiums Previous Coverage on COVID’s Effect on the Sports-Event Industry Subscribe to the […]

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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.   Wednesday, April 28 Olympics: IOC and Tokyo 2020 Outline New Limits on […]

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Formula 1 Heading to Miami in 2022 at Hard Rock Stadium

After months of discussion and political wrangling, Formula 1’s next U.S.-based race is finally official with this weekend’s news that the Miami Grand Prix will join the circuit in 2022 with a road course layout surrounding Hard Rock Stadium in Miami Gardens. Formula 1 has been in Austin since 2012 at the Texas-based Circuit of […]

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NASCAR Adds Chicago Street Course to iRacing Series

The eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series on June 2 will have drivers virtually race on a street circuit set in downtown Chicago, connecting some of Chicago’s landmark streets as well as around Grant Park on a 2.2-mile course. The series’ second season started March 24 with a race on the dirt track at Bristol Motor […]

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Antron Brown and Leah Pruett: Life in the Fast Lane as NHRA Drivers

The 2021 NHRA Camping World Drag Racing Series season is set to kick off March 11 in Gainesville, Florida, a 23-race schedule culminating with the season-finale near Los Angeles in November. NHRA drivers are among the fastest in the world, navigating their 11,000-horsepower Top Fuel dragsters and Funny Cars down the track at speeds that […]

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The Sea Otter Classic is a bicycling and outdoor sports festival and expo held each spring in Monterey, California. The four-day event is considered the world's largest cycling festival, drawing nearly 10,000 professional and amateur athletes. Photo: Michael Troutman/www.dmtimaging.com via SeeMonterey.com

Case Study: How a Destination Markets Outdoor Events in a Pandemic

Monterey County in California is a sports destination that may not be immediately top of mind. But it is the site of Pebble Beach, home of the famous AT&T Pro-Am and one of the most beautiful and challenging golf courses in the world. WeatherTech Raceway Laguna Seca is home not only to the IndyCar Series but a […]

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IndyCar Changes 2021 Opener to Alabama, Reschedules St. Petersburg GP

The 2021 IndyCar Series will start at Barber Motorsports Park in Birmingham, Alabama, on March 7 after the Firestone Grand Prix of St. Petersburg was rescheduled for April 25 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, IndyCar officials announced. While known as the traditional season opener for the circuit, the St. Petersburg race was moved from the […]

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On December 2, the No. 8-ranked Michigan State basketball team traveled to Durham, North Carolina, to play No. 6-ranked Duke at fan-less Cameron Indoor. Winless in his previous three games at Duke while coaching Michigan State, Tom Izzo and the Spartans came away with a 75-69 victory. Even though the venue was devoid of the […]

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Women’s Auto Racing Series Schedules 2021 Event in Austin, Texas

The W Series, a female-only motor racing series, will race at the Circuit of the Americas in Austin, Texas, on October 23 as part of its eight-race season after plans for the 2020 season were postponed. The series will have eight races with six in Europe and two in North America, with the series finishing […]

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IndyCar 2021 Schedule Released

The 2021 IndyCar Series schedule has been released with 17 races including a doubleheder in Texas and several other popular stops on the circuit, which had to be rescheduled or canceled because of the COVID-19 pandemic, returning to their rightful places in the schedule. The 2021 season will begin March 7 with the 10th consecutive […]

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