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Simon Pagenaud leads a restart during the 2019 Indianapolis 500. Photo by Stephen King/IndyCar Media

The Latest on Sports and COVID-19:
Indianapolis 500 to Have 135,000 Spectators On Hand

The coronavirus outbreak has forced difficult decisions for the sports-event industry. Nearly every major sporting event has been canceled, moved or postponed. Here is a look at where things stand. What NBA Teams Have Fans This Season? | Attendance Limits at MLB Stadiums Previous Coverage on COVID’s Effect on the Sports-Event Industry Subscribe to the […]

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USC running back Vavae Malepeai runs into the end zone for a touchdown against UCLA during the second half of a college football game on November 23, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Sports and COVID-19: The Impact on the Sports-Event Industry

The coronavirus outbreak has forced difficult decisions for the sports-event industry. Nearly every major sporting event has been canceled, moved or postponed. Here is a look at where things stand. Click here for the latest on COVID-19’s Effect on the Sports-Event Industry. Tuesday, April 6 BASEBALL: Rangers Sell Out Globe Life Field for Opener Major […]

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USOPC Says Kneeling, Other Protest Acts During Anthem at Olympic Trials are OK

The United States Olympic & Paralympic Committee will allow athletes to do acts of demonstration against racial and social injustice at the U.S. team trials, including acts such as kneeling on the podium or raising a fist just as Tommie Smith and John Carlos famously did at the 1968 Olympic Summer Games. Developed and finalized […]

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USA Softball Border Battle With Canada Heading to Oklahoma City

USA Softball will host the 2021 Border Battle, an annual international slow pitch event that features the USA Softball and Canada Slow Pitch National Teams, at the USA Softball Hall of Fame Complex in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. Slated for September 10–12, the USA Softball men’s and women’s slow pitch national teams, plus the men’s and […]

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Trace Skopil Named CFO of World Athletic Championships Oregon22

Trace Skopil has been named chief financial officer for World Athletics Championships Oregon22, the local organizing committee that will bring the track and field event to Eugene next year. Skopil has 40 years of experience working in finance and accounting with the majority of that time spent with the Eugene office of the Moss Adams CPA firm. He was […]

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Dew Tour Moving 2021 Skate Festival to Des Moines, Iowa

The annual summer Dew Tour skateboard competition and festival will be moving from Long Beach, California, to Des Moines, Iowa, and will be held May 20-23 at the brand new Lauridsen Skatepark while serving as the only U.S.-based global Olympic skateboard qualifying event for 2021. Lauridsen Skatepark’s Street and Park courses have been approved as […]

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USA Gymnastics Relocates Events to Indianapolis

USA Gymnastics will relocate the 2021 GK U.S. Classic and GK Hopes Championships from the XL Center in Hartford, Connecticut to Indianapolis due to local COVID-19 restrictions and logistical challenges created by the ongoing pandemic. Scheduled to take place May 21–22, these events will be held on the same dates at the Indiana Convention Center. […]

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Sender One LAX was built with events in mind, including column-free space that can give spectators a better view.

Sender One Climbing in LA to host 2021 Paraclimbing World Cup

The International Federation of Sport Climbing and USA Climbing have announced that the third Paraclimbing World Cup scheduled for October 9–10, 2021, will take place in Los Angeles, at Sender One Climbing Gym. The IFSC Strategic Plan 2020-2028 aims at the inclusion of Paraclimbing in the Paralympic Summer Games in Los Angeles 2028 with the […]

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NWHL On Verge of Adding Team in Montreal

The National Women’s Hockey League will continue its move north of the border by expanding into Montreal starting next season, adding a seventh team to the league. The anticipated expansion was reported by The Associated Press, saying that an announcement was scheduled in February but pushed back after the Isobel Cup playoffs were postponed. NWHL […]

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Tiger Shaw has been president and CEO of U.S. Ski & Snowboard since 2013. (Photo by Billie Weiss/TEAMS)

U.S. Ski & Snowboard President and CEO Tiger Shaw to Step Down after Beijing 2022

U.S. Ski & Snowboard has announced that President and Chief Executive Officer Tiger Shaw will resign effective March 1, 2022, following the Beijing Olympic Winter Games. Shaw will be named CEO Emeritus upon his resignation and join the U.S. Ski & Snowboard Foundation Board as a trustee focusing on several key fundraising priorities. The Board […]

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