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Louis Armstrong Court at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center has been used as a staging area for COVID-19 first responders. (Photo by United States Tennis Association)

Sports and Tourism Venues Help in Fight Against Coronavirus

There’s no denying that coronavirus pandemic has changed how sports events will take place. Around the world, the sports-event industry has moved to transform many of its venues to support health officials in their local regions. Going forward, finding unique venues to host our events will be more important than ever. Click here to download […]

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Chicago Community Center to Host AAU Events

The Chicago Sports Alliance, the AAU’s largest licensed event operator, has announced that it will designate the Pullman Community Center in Chicago as its new Midwest headquarters. Under terms of the deal, the alliance will organize and operate tournaments, leagues, clinics and new year-round programs at the center, with the expectation it will attract a […]

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Chicago Selected as New Home of the Intel Extreme Masters Through 2020

Chicago has been selected as the new home of the Intel Extreme Masters from 2018 through 2020. Started by ESL in 2006, the Intel Extreme Masters is the longest-running global professional gaming tour in the world. As part of a three-year agreement, ESL and Intel have partnered with the United Center and the Wintrust Arena to move the event to […]

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Yankton, South Dakota—population 15,000—has made a name on the international sports scene by hosting several World Archery events. Photo courtesy of World Archery
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Every two years, the parade of nations at the Olympic Games provides a strong testament to the power of sports to bring countries together—even those that don’t get along politically. Destinations across the United States are proving the same point on a smaller scale by welcoming international competitors and spectators. Not only do these events […]

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