US Gymnastics Olympic Trials
Shane Wiskus competes on the pommel horse during the men's U.S. Olympic Gymnastics Trials on June 26, 2021, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Olympic Sports Fight to Survive on Collegiate Level

When the United States men’s gymnastics team that had been selected for the Olympic Summer Games in Tokyo was announced, one thing stood out about the five-man group: Each was a college gymnast. Sam Mikulak, the elder statesman of the team, was a three-time national champion at Michigan. Yul Moldauer helped Oklahoma win three NCAA […]

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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.   BASEBALL: Yankees-Red Sox Game Postponed by COVID Issues in New York; Outbreak […]

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USA Artistic Swimming Junior Olympics
The 2021 USA Artistic Swimming Junior Olympic National Championships were staged at the U.S. Air Force Academy in Colorado Springs, Colorado. Photo: Jason Gewirtz

USA Artistic Swimming Announces 2022 and 2023 Junior Olympics Locations

USA Artistic Swimming has announced that the 2022 Junior Olympic Championships will be held in Gainesville, Florida, with the 2023 event going to Hampton, Virginia. The Junior Olympic Championship averages about 1,100 athletes competing across a nine-day schedule. The Junior Olympic Championships is the largest event organized by the national governing body. The 2022 event […]

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World Triathlon Partners With OnePlan to Streamline Event Planning

World Triathlon has teamed up with the event planning platform OnePlan, designing a tool to help local organizing committees and simplify the staging of the world’s biggest triathlon races as part of its mission to reduce event costs and open triathlon-hosting opportunities to more cities and countries around the world. The planning tool can be […]

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Spokane to Host 2022 USA Karate National Championships

The 2022 USA Karate National Championships are going to be held in Spokane, Washington, at the destination’s new facility The Podium next summer. Spokane Sports said it anticipates an estimated economic impact of $4 million from the event with 2,000 athletes and 2,500 spectators coming for the event, scheduled for June 30—July 3. Karate is […]

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Quest for Gold Sevens Rugby Set for June at Dignity Health Sports Park

Dignity Health Sports Park in Carson, California, will host a “Quest for Gold Sevens” international rugby event June 25–26 with several teams from the HSBC World Rugby Seven Series competing in a pre-Olympic exhibition. There are five men’s teams — United States, Argentina, Kenya, Korea and Samoa — plus women’s teams from the United States, […]

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USA Cycling Delays Championship Host Announcement Over Transgender Bills

USA Cycling has delayed its announcement of the host site for its 2021 Marathon Mountain Bike National Championship after learning the host state’s legislature passed an anti-transgender bill that bars transgender youth from participating in school sports consistent with their gender identity. The governing body did not reveal which state had been scheduled to host, […]

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Air Force Academy to Host 2021 USA Artistic Swimming Junior Olympics

USA Artistic Swimming will hold the 2021 Junior Olympics in the home city of the national governing body at the Air Force Academy Cadet Natatorium in Colorado Springs, Colorado, starting June 26 and running through July 3. “Anytime we’re able to help a national governing body bring a national event to Colorado Springs is a […]

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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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