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SportsTravel Podcast: Insights and Expert Analysis

The SportsTravel Podcast focuses on news, insight, trends and more from some of the top event organizers and destination executives throughout the sports-event industry. With nearly 100 episodes over the past three years, the SportsTravel Podcast has become the place to listen to interviews with event organizers of all sizes, destinations ready to host national […]

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From left: Benita Fitzgerald Mosley, Linda Logan, Amanda Kraus, Kaleo Maclay and Hilary Knight discussed what Title IX means to them. Photo by Jared Wickerham
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Title IX at 50 and the Continued Push for Equality

From its signing in 1972, Title IX has become the backbone for which women’s sports have climbed from decades of inequity and ignorance to the spot they have today. Particularly for the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic movement, the past decade has seen the biggest names and biggest accomplishments come from the women’s teams. In the […]

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U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Museum Aims for July 30 Opening

The United States Olympic & Paralympic Museum, a new attraction in downtown Colorado Springs, Colorado, that saw its opening delayed from the coronavirus pandemic, has announced it will open to the public in July 30. Attendees will have to abide by policies designed to prevent the spread of the virus, including timed ticketed entrances, required […]

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Emergency Relief Bill for Youth Sports Introduced in Congress

U.S. Rep. Max Rose (D-New York) and Rep. Josh Gottheimer (D-New Jersey) have introduced a bill in Congress calling for the $8.5 billion in emergency funding that a coalition of youth sports organizations has sought in relief for the industry. The COVID-19 Youth Sports and Working Families Relief Act calls for authorizing a relief fund […]

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Youth Sports Coalition Seeks $8.5 Billion in Assistance

More than 400 youth sports organizations have formed a coalition that will lobby Congress for at least $8.5 billion to assist community organizations that are not helped by the CARES Act. The PLAY Sports (Promoting Local and Youth Sports) Coalition is designed to assist youth sports organizations during the COVID-19 pandemic and beyond as the […]

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Benita Fitzgerald Mosley

At the 1984 Olympic Summer Games, Benita Fitzgerald Mosley became the first African-American woman and second American ever to win a gold medal in the 110-meter hurdles. But she never stopped succeeding. After working for Special Olympics and the 1996 Atlanta Olympics organizing committee, she spent eight years as president and CEO of Women in Cable Telecommunications. From there, she became chief of sport performance for USA Track & Field, helping the team to win 29 medals at the 2012 Games, and served as chief of organizational excellence for the U.S. Olympic Committee. In 2016, she was named CEO of Laureus USA, a foundation that is part of a global

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