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New Louisville Indoor Track Announces First Events

The new Norton Healthcare Sports & Learning Center indoor track-and-field venue in Louisville, Kentucky, has announced its first events, beginning February 17, 2021. Louisville Urban League, which built the center, and ASM Global, which will manage the space, announced that the University of Louisville Cardinal Invitational will be the launch event, followed by the KTCCCA […]

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Louisville to Host International Women’s Cup Soccer

Louisville, Kentucky will host the inaugural International Women’s Cup, a four-team professional soccer competition that will include home team Racing Louisville FC as well as the Chicago Red Stars from the National Women’s Soccer League. Organizers say the event will be held on August 18 and August 21 at the new Lynn Family Stadium with […]

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The University of Oregon is nearing completion on a complete rebuilt of historic Hayward Field that was set to host the 2020 Olympic Trials. Rendering: TrackTown USA

A Sport Staying on Track

Life moves fast in the running world, and that’s as true in 2020 as ever. More than 30 million Americans compete in track and field, and there are plenty of spruced-up and new venues to keep running organizers inspired. In Japan, robots are taking over—at least when it comes to some Olympic activities once reserved for […]

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Louisville to Host First Esports Tournament

Louisville, Kentucky, will host its first esports competition, a collegiate and high school student event in partnership between AllMid, an esports event producer, and the Louisville Sports Commission. The inaugural ACE Esports Championship will be staged April 18–19 on the University of Louisville campus. ACE is being billed as the first student-focused esports event held […]

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Churchill Downs Investing $300 Million into Home of Kentucky Derby

Churchill Downs in Louisville, Kentucky, has announced a proposed $300 million worth of improvements to the legendary home of the Kentucky Derby, including permanent seating in the venue, a 156-room hotel and renovations to the Millionaires Row area. The covered stadium seating would be for 4,700 spectators, replacing the 3,300 temporary seats usually constructed for the […]

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Cleo Battle Promoted to COO of Louisville Tourism

Cleo Battle has been promoted to the newly created position of chief operating officer of Louisville Tourism. Battle has served the convention bureau in Louisville, Kentucky, since 2013 as executive vice president. In his current role, Battle overseas convention development, destination services, tourism development, and marketing and communication. In his new role, he will cultivate […]

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