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The United States and Mexico compete at MetLife Stadium in an international friendly soccer match in 2019 in East Rutherford, New Jersey. The stadium will be the host for the 2026 FIFA World Cup final, which was announced in February. (AP Photo/Steve Luciano)
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2026 FIFA World Cup: How New York/New Jersey Got the Final And What’s Next

Years of work boiled down to a Sunday afternoon in February. After months of delays, FIFA was finally releasing the match schedule for the 2026 World Cup in North America. The culmination of the TV show — “a tough watch” said more than one person interviewed for this story — was the reveal of where […]

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Coalition Advocating for Dedicated Event Fund in California Launches

Sports Commissions, professional sports teams and sports complexes throughout California have signed on to an effort to support establishing a dedicated event fund in California, the California Travel Association has announced. The California Travel Association, in conjunction with the California Sports Coalition, will be working in the coming months to develop specifics of how a […]

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U.S. defender Becky Sauerbrunn (4), forward Lynn Williams (13) and teammates acknowledge fans after a 3-1 win over Japan in a SheBelieves Cup match on March 11, 2020, in Frisco, Texas. (AP Photo/Jeffrey McWhorter)

USWNT Will Face Wales in San Jose in World Cup Send-Off Match

The U.S. Women’s National Team will play its 2023 FIFA Women’s World Cup Send Off Match on July 9 in San Jose against Wales, marking the first meeting between the two countries in women’s soccer. The match at PayPal Park, which will be the home stadium for the recently announced NWSL expansion team in the […]

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2023 U.S. Gymnastics Championships Heading to San Jose

The 2023 U.S. Gymnastics Championships along with the national governing body’s national congress and trade show will be heading to San Jose, California. The championship event will be held August 24-27 at the SAP Center and will determine the men’s and women’s junior and senior all-around and individual apparatus national champions. The National Congress and […]

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Victor Montagliani, Colin Smith
Colin Smith, FIFA chief tournaments and events officer, left, and Victor Montagliani, FIFA vice president and CONCACAF president, right, listen during a news conference at Hard Rock Stadium on September 23, 2021, in Miami Gardens, Florida during a series of site visits to FIFA World Cup 2026 candidate host cities. The host cities will be announced June 16. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

The 2026 World Cup Host Announcement: What’s at Stake and What the Process was Like

As June 16 approaches, the fate of hundreds of millions of dollars in potential sports tourism benefits is at stake for more than a dozen destinations throughout the United States. It will be on that day when FIFA announces the cities that will host games for the 2026 World Cup in North America, the biggest […]

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2021 U.S. Figure Skating Championships Relocated to Las Vegas

The 2021 Toyota U.S. Figure Skating Championships, scheduled to take place in San Jose, California, in January, will be held instead in Las Vegas at the Orleans Arena with San Jose’s SAP Center selected as host for the 2023 national event. The 2021 event will take place from January 11–21. Fans who planned on attending […]

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