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Tennessee Titans celebrate second round draft pick A J Brown, with Eddie George at the NFL Draft on April 26, 2019, in Nashville, Tennessee. (AP Photo/Al Wagner)

The Latest on Sports and COVID-19:
NFL Learned Virtual Can Be Future of League in 2020

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. How Indianapolis Landed the NCAA Tournament Bubble | What NBA Teams Will Have Fans This Season? Previous Coverage on COVID’s Effect on the Sports-Event Industry […]

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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.   Saturday, February 6 NFL: Finally, A Pandemic Season Concludes With Super Bowl […]

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Breaking Among Sports Added to 2024 Olympic Summer Games in Paris

The sport of breaking is the eye-popping addition to the 2024 Olympic Summer Games in Paris along with skateboarding, sport climbing and surfing as the International Olympic Committee is working to make the Games more of an urban-based endeavor for athletes. Breaking and sport climbing first appeared as medal events at the 2018 Youth Olympic […]

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Cost Overruns for Tokyo Olympics Reportedly Run $3 Billion

The cost of delaying the Olympic and Paralympic Summer Games in Tokyo to 2021 will end up at approximately $3 billion, according to reports from that have not been confirmed by the Games’ organizers. National broadcaster NHK and news agency Kyodo reported the same figures and attributed it to unidentified sources close to the Games, […]

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Tokyo Aquatics Center Opens Nine Months Ahead of Rescheduled Olympics

The site for swimming and diving competition in the rescheduled 2021 Olympic and Paralympic Summer Games has opened nine months ahead of next summer’s competition in Tokyo with the venue to be made available for private as well as public use. The Tokyo Aquatics Center was inaugurated on Saturday after being constructed at a cost […]

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AMERICAN NINJA WARRIOR -- "Los Angeles Qualifier" -- Pictured: Natalie Duran -- (Photo by: Tyler Golden/NBC)

Ninja Makes its Move to the Mainstream

If you’ve ever watched an episode of “American Ninja Warrior,” you know the excitement that comes with watching athletes conquer seemingly impossible feats while scaling some of the most challenging and creative obstacles imaginable. Beyond the television spectacle, the sport known more commonly as ninja in recent years has developed an event infrastructure across the […]

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A man is seen through the Olympic rings in front of the New National Stadium in Tokyo on March 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Tokyo 2020, IOC Agree on Simplified Games Measures

The rescheduled 2020 Olympic Summer Games in Tokyo will be simplified in four categories as part of the local organizers’ continuing work with the International Olympic Committe’s Coordination Committee, while not cutting the number of participating athletes for either the Olympics or Paralympics. Among the Games’ streamlining will be a reduction of stakeholder personnel attending […]

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The Olympic rings float in the water at sunset in the Odaiba section of Tokyo. (AP Photo/Eugene Hoshiko)

2021 Olympic Summer Games Will Be Smaller in Scale, Tokyo Organizers Say

The rescheduled Olympic and Paralympic Summer Games in Tokyo in 2021 will be smaller in scale and grandeur compared to previous editions, said the chairman of the Japanese Olympic Committee. According to Reuters, Japanese Olympic Committee chairman Yasuhiro Yamashita said the goals for next year will be to reduce costs and ensure the safety of […]

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IOC, Paris 2024 Adapting Strategy to Deliver Games

The International Olympic Committee and organizing committee for the Paris 2024 Olympic Summer Games have agreed to work on new alternatives to deliver opportunities and streamline operations toward the event’s organization. The IOC acknowledged the adjustments needed by the 2024 host given the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic, which called for creative and sustainable optimizations […]

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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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