NCAA Football: CFP National Championship Game-Alabama vs Georgia
Jan 8, 2018; Atlanta, GA, USA; View of the confetti falling as Alabama Crimson Tide wins the game in overtime against the Georgia Bulldogs in the 2018 CFP national championship college football game at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Butch Dill-USA TODAY Sports

The Latest on Sports and COVID-19:
CFP Considers Expanding
To 12 Teams, No Automatic Bids

The coronavirus outbreak has forced difficult decisions for the sports-event industry. As events come back online and as destinations, venues and event organizers determine capacity limits for fans along with health and safety protocols for their events, here is a look at where things stand. Attendance Limits at NBA Arenas | Attendance Limits at MLB […]

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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. Friday, May 21 Olympics: IOC Organizers Continue Olympic Planning in Face of Intense […]

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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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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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Timmy Hill (No. 66) beats Ryan Preece (No. 37) to the checkered flag at Texas in the the eNASCAR iRacing Pro Invitational Series O’Reilly Auto Parts 125 at iRacing’s virtual Texas Motor Speedway on March 29, 2020.

Professional Leagues, Networks Turning to Esports

With no live events to broadcast, sports leagues and their television partners are going to the next best thing—having esports take their place in sports from auto racing to basketball as fallout continues from the coronavirus pandemic. What started as replacement programming for a regional cable network has shifted to broadcast sports, as ESPN is […]

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Sports events around the world are continuing to see the impact of the coronavirus on events. PhotoL Jae C. Hong/AP Images

How The Coronavirus Has Impacted Sports Events

  The coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak continues to affect the sports-event industry. As destinations work to contain the spread of the virus, it has led many sports-event organizers to make decisions about the immediate future of their events. With so much changing so quickly, we are tracking the latest updates, both confirmations of sports events that […]

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Coronavirus Concerns Postpone Formula 1 Race

The Chinese Grand Prix, scheduled for April, will be postponed as a result of the coronavirus outbreak that has spread throughout China and the world. Formula 1 says the decision was made after the race promoter, Juss Sports Group, requested a postponement after discussions with the Federation of Automobile and Motorcycle Sports of People’s Republic […]

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