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Louis Armstrong Court at the Billie Jean King National Tennis Center has been used as a staging area for COVID-19 first responders. (Photo by United States Tennis Association)

Sports and Tourism Venues Help in Fight Against Coronavirus

There’s no denying that coronavirus pandemic has changed how sports events will take place. Around the world, the sports-event industry has moved to transform many of its venues to support health officials in their local regions. Going forward, finding unique venues to host our events will be more important than ever. Click here to download […]

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Seattle Sports Commission Becomes Independent Organization

The Seattle Sports Commission has established itself as an independent nonprofit structured as a 501(c)(6) after previously being a division of Visit Seattle. In addition, the sports commission announced new leadership, with Beth Knox named president. The organization had been led since 2004 by Ralph Morton, who has taken a new position as senior vice […]

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Seattle Awarded NHL Expansion Team

The National Hockey League will expand to Seattle for the 2021–2022 season. The NHL board of governors unanimously approved what will be the league’s 32nd team, which will play home games in a to-be-renovated KeyArena. The move brings professional hockey back to Seattle decades after the former Seattle Metropolitans became the first U.S. team to win […]

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