Tag: Greg Fante

Premier Lacrosse League

Premier Lacrosse League to Play in 11 Cities in 2024

Eight teams will host ‘homecoming weekends’ and there will be two neutral-site weekends of action for the Premier Lacrosse League, which announced its 2024 schedule on New Year’s Day. The PLL recently assigned its eight teams to home cities as part of the league’s effort to grow the game and build fan affinity in each […]

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Ironman Kentucky

Ironman 70.3 Triathlon Coming to Louisville in 2024

Louisville, Kentucky, will host a new Ironman 70.3 Louisville triathlon on August 18, 2024. “It’s exciting to welcome Ironman back to Louisville,” said Louisville Sports Commission President and Chief Executive Officer Greg Fante. “Our community can expect to see exceptional endurance athletes compete at a high level as they swim, bike and run through Louisville […]

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PLL Kentucky

2023 Premier Lacrosse League All-Stars Headed to Louisville

The Premier Lacrosse League has announced its 2023 All-Star Weekend will be held at Lynn Stadium at the University of Louisville on July 22, marking the league’s first appearance in Kentucky. “Louisville’s deep sports fandom and spirited lacrosse community made the decision to bring our league’s All-Stars to Kentucky an easy one,” said Mike Rabil, […]

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RoadTrip
Attendees mingle at the reception ahead of the SportsTravel Road Trip in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Photo by Jason Gewirtz/SportsTravel

Foundational Fundraising, College Sports Discussed at SportsTravel Road Trip

Tips on financial management for national governing bodies and making sure the athlete pipeline remains strong for Team USA through collegiate programming were the themes for the 2023 SportsTravel Road Trip. The event geared toward chief executives and event directors of sports governing bodies was organized by SportsTravel and sponsored by Louisville Tourism and the […]

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Bellarmine Track & Field

Atlantic Sun Indoor Track and Field Championships Headed to Louisville

The ASUN Conference has announced Bellarmine University and the Norton Healthcare Sports & Learning Center in Louisville, Kentucky, as hosts of the ASUN Indoor Track and Field Championships for the 2025, 2026 and 2027 seasons. “We certainly welcome the opportunity to host the ASUN track and field community in Louisville through a terrific collaboration between […]

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USA Gymnastics Louisville

Three USA Gymnastics Events Headed to Louisville in 2023

The USA Gymnastics annual Winter Cup, along with the Elite Team Cup and Nastia Liukin Cup, will be held February 24–26, 2023, at Freedom Hall in the Kentucky Exposition Center at Louisville, Kentucky. The field will again feature men’s and women’s junior and senior gymnasts, including past Olympians, world medalists and Olympic hopefuls. The Winter […]

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USACycling

USA Cycling Announces Several Host Sites for 2023 Season

USA Cycling has announced the dates and locations of multiple national championships that will take place in 2023. Pro Road Nationals will return to Knoxville, Tennessee, June 22–25 for the final year of a seven-year agreement. “It has been an incredible achievement and honor to host USA Cycling since 2017,” said Kim Bumpas, president of […]

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Industry Veteran David Patrone Joins Louisville Sports Commission

Longtime sports sales executive David Patrone will join the Louisville Sports Commission on January 1, 2023, as its director of sports development. The announcement was made today by LSC Vice President of Sports Development Greg Fante, who will take over as the organization’s president and chief executive officer on January 1. “David has a proven […]

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Rugby America’s Aspiration
The U.S. team sings the national anthem ahead of the 2019 Rugby World Cup Pool C game at Kobe Misaki Stadium against England in Kobe, Japan. The U.S. will host the 2031 Rugby World Cup for the first time in program history. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila, File)

A Decade of Big Events on Tap in United States

For the next decade, there may not be a season where a sports fan cannot enjoy a major international sporting event to travel to within the United States. This past summer alone saw World Athletics host the world track-and-field championships in the United States for the first time at the renovated Hayward Field in Eugene, […]

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