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USA Weightlifting Goes Hybrid With Events in Salt Lake City

When USA Weightlifting decided that it wanted to hold a pair of events in a hybrid fashion, it knew exactly which destination it would go to for the in-person portion of its competitions. “The one thing with Salt Lake is that I know I can go to (their) team with essentially any idea and they’ll […]

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William Smith Named Chairman of USA Water Polo Board Of Directors

The USA Water Polo Board of Directors have elected William Smith as chairman of the board, elevating a sports executive who has been involved in water polo for more than two decades as an athlete, coach and club director in the Connecticut area. Smith will begin his new role on June 1, 2021. Smith takes […]

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U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Foundation Raises More Than $1.4 Million for COVID Athlete Assistance Fund

The United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee has helped raise $1.4 million for the COVID Athlete Assistance Fund in partnership with the Athletics Advisory Council and National Governing Bodies, giving more than 1,200 athletes a supplemental one-time stipend of $1,163. The fund was established in July to assist athletes who have incurred financial hardship as […]

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Ninja Makes its Move to the Mainstream

If you’ve ever watched an episode of “American Ninja Warrior,” you know the excitement that comes with watching athletes conquer seemingly impossible feats while scaling some of the most challenging and creative obstacles imaginable. Beyond the television spectacle, the sport known more commonly as ninja in recent years has developed an event infrastructure across the […]

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Pat Kelleher Elected Chair of NGB Council

USA Hockey Executive Director Pat Kelleher has been elected to a four-year term as the chair of the National Governing Bodies Council, made up of chief executives of the national governing bodies and Paralympic sports organizations affiliated with the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee. The NGB Council represents the consensus views of the NGBs and […]

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USA Diving Hires New President

Lee Michaud, a former NCAA All-American diver at the University of Michigan before going into the business world, will return to the sport as the new president of USA Diving. Michaud joins the organization from Daseke, Inc., where he spent the past eight years leading Smokey Point Distributing and The Schilli Companies. He will begin […]

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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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USA Triathlon Partners with CBD Manufacturer

For the first time, a national governing body will partner with a CBD manufacturer as part of a formal partnership. USA Triathlon will partner for the next four years with Pure Spectrum CBD, a Colorado-based firm that bills itself as at the forefront of CBD’s burgeoning presence in the sports industry. Found naturally in cannabis […]

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USSSA and USA Softball to Co-Host New Event

USSSA and USA Softball will combine on a new fastpitch softball event in 2020 aimed at grass-roots development of the sport. The event—The U.S. Games—will be staged at the USSSA Space Coast Complex in Viera, Florida, January 18–20. “USSSA is excited to make this announcement with USA Softball as we believe this is another step […]

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June 2-8, 2019

SportsTravel is proud to partner with the U.S. Olympic Committee to provide this update on Team USA events taking place this week. Below are upcoming events and information on how to learn more. FIVB Women’s Volleyball Nations League Date: June 4‐6, 2019 Venue: Pinnacle Bank Arena, Lincoln, Nebraska Event description: Volleyball Nations League is the premier yearly […]

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