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Sarsota, Florida, has hosted ITU World Cup events in 2017 and 2018, and will do so again in 2019. Photo: ITU

Sarasota-Bradenton to Host 2020 ITU World Cup

Sarasota-Bradenton, Florida, has been named as a stop on the 2020 International Triathlon Union Triathlon and Paratriathlon World Cup circuits. The events will be staged March 22 at Nathan Benderson Park and will be used to allow athletes to gain points toward qualifying for the 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Summer Games. Athletes will compete in Continue Reading

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Cornhole State Championships Headed to Clermont, Florida

Visit Lake, the city of Clermont, Florida, and the American Cornhole Organization have announced that they will partner to host the ACO Florida State Championships of Cornhole – Season 14. The event will be staged May 24–25 at the Clermont Arts and Recreation Center. “Visit Lake is thrilled to welcome this wonderful event to our Continue Reading

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Historic Dodgertown in Vero Beach to Be Renamed Jackie Robinson Training Complex

Major League Baseball has announced that the former spring training site of the Brooklyn/Los Angeles Dodgers in Vero Beach, Florida—previously called Historic Dodgertown—will be renamed the Jackie Robinson Training Complex in honor of the late Hall of Famer and baseball legend. The dedication of the complex is part of a year-long schedule commemorating Robinson’s legacy Continue Reading

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Greater Fort Lauderdale to Host 2021 National Senior Games

The 2021 National Senior Games Presented by Humana has been awarded to Greater Fort Lauderdale, Florida. Key supporters, senior athletes and media gathered for the announcement, which was made at the Greater Fort Lauderdale & Broward County Convention Center. “Fort Lauderdale impressed our selection committee on every level of the bid evaluation,” said Marc Riker, Continue Reading

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Sarasota and Bradenton to Host 2021 U-18 Baseball World Cup

The World Baseball Softball Confederation has selected Sarasota and Bradenton, Florida, to host the 2021 U-18 Baseball World Cup. The tournament will mark the first time in 26 years that the top youth international baseball event will be held in the United States. The announcement of the event was made at a press conference that featured Continue Reading

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