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For a second straight year, the Gran Fondo National Series will hold the annual Gran Fondo Asheville cycling event in 2022, which includes the official USA Cycling Gran Fondo National Championship competition.

Gran Fondo National Series Returns to Asheville in 2022

For the second year, the Gran Fondo National Series will hold the annual Gran Fondo Asheville, presented by Applewood Manor, cycling event, which includes the official USA Cycling Gran Fondo National Championship competition. The July 17 event reached its capacity of 1,000 cyclists in 2021, and the 2022 edition is on track to sell out. […]

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Demp Bradford is the new vice president/chief operating officer of the Greensboro Sports Foundation.

Demp Bradford Named Vice President of Greensboro Sports Foundation

Demp Bradford has been named vice president/chief operating officer of the Greensboro Sports Foundation, effective July 1. Bradford will be responsible for the management of operations and execution of events supported by the Greensboro Sports Foundation and will play a key role in the expansion of the Greensboro Sports Foundation’s presence in sports tourism in […]

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Five Professionals Added to North Carolina Sports Association Board

Five new sports tourism professionals have been named to the board of the North Carolina Sports Association. The NCSA elected the group to three-year terms during its Annual General Meeting held virtually earlier this month. NCSA is a statewide collaboration of sports commissions, convention and visitors bureaus, parks and recreation entities and sports authorities who […]

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Southern Conference Basketball Tournament Remains in Asheville Through 2026

The Southern Conference will continue to have its men’s and women’s basketball tournaments in Asheville, North Carolina, through 2026, extending a longtime stay in the destination. The league worked with the Asheville Buncombe Regional Sports Commission, Harrah’s Cherokee Center, Buncombe County and the city of Asheville. First held in 1921, the SoCon men’s tournament is […]

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Asheville, North Carolina, Chosen for Gran Fondo National Championship

Asheville, North Carolina, has been selected to host the 2019 and 2020 Gran Fondo National Championship. The national amateur cycling event, which will have support from the Asheville Buncombe Regional Sports Commission, will coincide with the Gran Fondo Asheville. The event is expected to attract more than 500 cyclists as well as families and supporters. […]

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