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IJRU World Jump Rope Championships
The 2023 IJRU World Jump Rope Championships in Colorado Springs saw 1,200 athletes compete from 25 countries. Photo by Jason Gewirtz

World Jump Rope Championships Leap to New Heights

In the sport of jump rope, athletes inevitably get tangled in a rope during a routine. When that happens, they take a step back, reset and get right back to business. It’s also an apt metaphor for the landscape of competitive jump rope in recent years. While the sport has been on the competitive scene […]

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USA Baseball Partners with Bat Around

USA Baseball and USA Baseball Sports Properties have announced a multi-year partnership with Bat Around, which becomes a developmental partner of the organization and will also be the presenting sponsor of the USA Baseball Regional Clinics. Bat Around is a mixed reality digital application that enhances the batting cage experience. The Bat Around game includes […]

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Bat Around Gamifies the Batting Cage Experience for Baseball and Softball

Bat Around, a new batting cage softball and app that will turn the batting cage experience into a gaming opportunity for players, coaches and teams, will debut at this week’s American Baseball Coaches Association conference in Nashville, Tennessee. The game is for all ability levels. The beta version is powered by HitTrax and is available […]

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World Long Drive Association 2020 Schedule Released

The 2020 World Long Drive Championships will conclude its season in the Chicago metropolitan area as the full season schedule for the organization has been released, with four events airing on the Golf Channel. There will be more than a dozen qualifying events throughout the world for the six main long drive events that WLD […]

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Matt Farrell Leaves USA Swimming for Golf Channel

Golf Channel has announced that Matt Farrell will begin a new position as general manager of alternative golf and executive director for the World Long Drive Association. Farrell, the chief marketing officer of USA Swimming, has more than 20 years of experience in sports and entertainment marketing with positions that have also included the U.S. Olympic Committee […]

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