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Columbus to Host 2024 U.S. Figure Skating Championships

U.S. Figure Skating will hold its 2024 national championships at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio, from January 22-28, the first time the U.S. Figure Skating Championship event will be held in Columbus. “U.S. Figure Skating is thrilled to host this prestigious event for the first time in Columbus,” U.S. Figure Skating Chief Executive Officer Tracy […]

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The 2022 NCAA Women's Championship Game in Minneapolis was played in front of a sellout crowd as South Carolina beat UConn for its second national title. Photo by Matt Traub / SportsTravel

NCAA Announces Sites for Future Women’s Final Fours

Four past hosts and one new location will host the NCAA Division I Women’s Basketball Final Four from 2027 through 2031, the NCAA announced on Monday morning. Columbus, Ohio, will host in 2027 followed by Indianapolis in 2028. San Antonio will host in 2029 with first-time host Portland, Oregon, in 2030. Dallas will host in […]

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Ariana Tyler Named Director of Events for Greater Columbus Sports Commission

The Greater Columbus Sports Commission has named Ariana Tyler its director of events. Tyler joined the Sports Commission in 2014 and worked in the event and business development departments. She most recently served as senior business development manager, where she oversaw the sales pipeline, pursued leads, and developed new business opportunities. Tyler will lead the […]

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From left: Benita Fitzgerald Mosley, Linda Logan, Amanda Kraus, Kaleo Maclay and Hilary Knight discussed what Title IX means to them. Photo by Jared Wickerham
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Title IX at 50 and the Continued Push for Equality

From its signing in 1972, Title IX has become the backbone for which women’s sports have climbed from decades of inequity and ignorance to the spot they have today. Particularly for the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic movement, the past decade has seen the biggest names and biggest accomplishments come from the women’s teams. In the […]

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Columbus to Host 2024 USA Volleyball Open National Championship

USA Volleyball has selected Columbus, Ohio, to host the 2024 Open National Championship from May 24–29 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center. The USA Volleyball Open National Championship, the longest-running volleyball tournament in the country, gives adult volleyball teams at every level a chance to compete against teams from around the country. Men’s and women’s […]

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The 2021 Division I NCAA Women's Volleyball National Championship match at Nationwide Arena featured a sellout crowd watching Wisconsin and Nebraska.

Title IX at 50: Progress Made, But Progress Still Needed

There are phrases in sports, whether on the field or off, that become legendary and shared among players, coaches, officials, parents and fans. And you can make the case that the seven most historic words in sports were signed into law on June 23, 1972: “No person in the United States shall, on the basis […]

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National Travel Basketball Association President John Whitley says his organization has found "facilities, all the cities we deal with, really have done a great job of adjusting on their end and it’s made our job a lot easier knowing they have everything in place.” Photo courtesy of NTBA

How Relationships Still Drive the Event Bidding Landscape

It’s one of the words that has been used the most during the pandemic, to the point that it has become loathed by some: Pivot. Pivot on dates for an event. Pivot on location. Pivot on fan capacity, health screening, streaming needs. Pivot on the way that things have been done in the business for […]

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Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw throws to Tampa Bay Rays' Joey Wendle during the second inning in Game 1 of the 2020 World Series in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

One Year Later: How COVID has Changed Sports Forever

Remember what it like to go to a sold-out game? Waiting in line with others for seemingly forever before getting your ticket scanned, walking into the concourse and trying to avoid bumping into other people while finding a hot dog and soda, then going to your seats to check out the early scene. Maybe you […]

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Columbus, Kansas City to Host 2021 USA Volleyball Junior Nationals

Columbus, Ohio, and Kansas City have been selected by USA Volleyball to host two of the national governing body’s largest championships in 2021. Columbus will serve as host of the USA Volleyball Girls 18s Junior National Championship (GJNC18), April 23–25 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center. Kansas City, meanwhile, will host the Boys Junior National […]

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