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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Competitiors in the men's 5,000 meter event at the 1984 Olympic Summer Games in Los Angeles circle past the Olympic torch during the race on August 11, 1984. Los Angeles in 2028 will join London and Paris as the only three-time hosts of the Olympic Summer Games. (AP Photo, File)

New York Legislators Look to Bring Olympics Back to Lake Placid

As the the most recent U.S. city to host the Olympic Winter Games is in the midst of bidding to host for a second time, the only two-time U.S. host of a Winter Games is taking the first steps to explore the feasibility of a potential third bid. A motion to create a Commission to […]

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Competitiors in the men's 5,000 meter event at the 1984 Olympic Summer Games in Los Angeles circle past the Olympic torch during the race on August 11, 1984. Los Angeles in 2028 will join London and Paris as the only three-time hosts of the Olympic Summer Games. (AP Photo, File)

An Olympic Impact on Sports Tourism:
The Legacy for U.S. Host Cities

With the Olympic and Paralympic Summer Games having concluded in Tokyo, one of many questions about the Games’ legacy is whether the city will be able to benefit from having hosted two of the world’s biggest sporting events—including the second time for the Olympic Games. Without sports, Tokyo has more than enough to boast about […]

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Competitiors in the men's 5,000 meter event at the 1984 Olympic Summer Games in Los Angeles circle past the Olympic torch during the race on August 11, 1984. Los Angeles in 2028 will join London and Paris as the only three-time hosts of the Olympic Summer Games. (AP Photo, File)

Lake Placid Awarded 2025 IBSF World Championship

Lake Placid, New York, will host the 2025 International Bobsleigh and Skeleton Federation World Championships, the IBSF announced during its annual congress. Lake Placid had originally been scheduled to host this year’s World Championships before COVID-19 restrictions moved all IBSF events to only European venues. Lake Placid will host the IBSF World Championships for the […]

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