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USA Lacrosse to Host Super Sixes Event

USA Lacrosse will host a “Super Sixes” Tournament at its headquarters in Maryland in late October with men’s and women’s teams from the United States, Canada and Iroquois Nations competing. All three nations will help organize the event. The tournament will be played at William G. Tierney Field at USA Lacrosse’s complex in Sparks, Maryland, […]

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International Olympic Committee Grants Full Recognition to World Lacrosse

World Lacrosse has been given full recognition by the International Olympic Committee during the IOC Session in Tokyo, ensuring that it remains a member of the Association of IOC Recognized International Sports Federations and making it eligible to receive financial support through the IOC Development Program. The announcement means World Lacrosse can continue to grow […]

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Kim Rogers Named Director of Events for World Lacrosse

Kim Rogers has been hired as director of events for World Lacrosse where she will oversee the planning and delivery of world championships and other events conducted by the international federation. In the new role she will work with Competition Director Fiona Clark, the organizing committees for various World Lacrosse world championships and World Lacrosse […]

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World Lacrosse Names New COO

Eric Parthen, who has led multiple sports organizations during his career of more than two decades, will be the new chief operating officer of World Lacrosse. Parthen’s appointment was announced by World Lacrosse Chief Executive Officer Jim Scherr. World Lacrosse is the international federation for men’s and women’s lacrosse as recognized by the International Olympic Committee. Parthen […]

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Atlas' Pat Young cradles the ball while under pressure from Redwoods' Patrick Harbeson during a Premier Lacrosse League game in Foxborough, Massachusetts. Photo: Damian Strohmeyer/AP Images for Premier Lacrosse League

A Turning Point for Lacrosse

Lacrosse is one of the fastest-growing sports in the United States, and it’s making gains internationally as well. On the global front, lacrosse has grown to 62 nations fielding programs in 2018, up from the 18 that participated in 2002, according to Jim Scherr, CEO of World Lacrosse. And it’s been one of the fastest-growing […]

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International Federation Rebrands as World Lacrosse

The international federation for lacrosse has announced a rebrand to World Lacrosse, along with a new logo for the organization that less than six months ago received provisional recognition from the International Olympic Committee. In addition, the federation announced that it was placing its international headquarters in Colorado Springs, Colorado. The former International Lacrosse Federation […]

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Daryl Seibel Named FIL Chief Brand and Communications Officer

Olympic sports veteran Daryl Seibel has been named chief brand and communications officer for the Federation of International Lacrosse, weeks after the International Olympic Committee gave provisional recognition to the sport. Seibel, the former communications director for the U.S. Olympic Committee, was hired by FIL Chief Executive Officer Jim Scherr, who is the former CEO of […]

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IOC Grants Provisional Recognition to Federation of International Lacrosse

The Federation of International Lacrosse has received provisional three-year recognition from the International Olympic Committee, a step in the sport’s potential future inclusion at the Olympic Games. The designation also allows the FIL to receive funding from the IOC and apply for development programs. “The IOC executive board’s decision to provisionally recognize FIL has created a major […]

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