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The U.S. team sings the national anthem ahead of the 2019 Rugby World Cup Pool C game at Kobe Misaki Stadium against England in Kobe, Japan. The U.S. will host the 2031 Rugby World Cup for the first time in program history. (AP Photo/Aaron Favila, File)

A Decade of Big Events on Tap in United States

For the next decade, there may not be a season where a sports fan cannot enjoy a major international sporting event to travel to within the United States. This past summer alone saw World Athletics host the world track-and-field championships in the United States for the first time at the renovated Hayward Field in Eugene, […]

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The 2023 edition of the World Athletics Indoor Championships will be postponed to 2025 due to Covid-19 issues in Nanjing.

World Athletics Indoor Championships Nanjing 2023 Postponed to 2025

The World Athletics Council has decided to postpone the World Athletics Indoor Championships Nanjing 2023, scheduled for March 17–19, until March 2025. The decision was made with the agreement of both the Nanjing organizing committee and the Chinese Athletics Association due to the ongoing pandemic conditions. Nanjing was originally selected to host the 2020 World […]

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Logo Unveiled for 2023 World Athletics Championships

The 2023 World Athletics Championship hosts in Budapest have revealed their logo with one year to go until the competition begins. The capital’s Liberty Statue was selected as the focus of the brand, which organizers claim represents athletes who achieve “superhuman results” in track, field and on the road. “The Hungarians were delighted to take […]

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Daniil Medvedev of Russia will be allowed to defend his championship at the U.S. Open this summer in New York, the U.S. Tennis Association announced. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

U.S. Open to Raise Aid to Ukraine Throughout Tournament

The United States Tennis Association has announced a humanitarian aid plan to benefit the Ukraine under the ‘Tennis Plays for Peace’ program, with hopes of raising $2 million during the U.S. Open with events and activations starting August 24. The launch event will be an exhibition on August 24, which is Ukraine Independence Day. The […]

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During his trip to the United States this week, International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach, center, met with the outgoing USOPC Board Chair Susanne Lyons, right, and incoming Board Chair Gene Sykes, left. Photo via IOC

Bach Around America: IOC Leader visits LA28, World Athletics Championships, World Games

International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach has been around the United States over the past week in a series of meetings with national and international stakeholders as the IOC detailed on Tuesday. In the past week, Bach has visited New York City; Birmingham, Alabama; Eugene, Oregon; and Los Angeles, where on Monday organizers for LA28 […]

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2026 Cross Country World Championships Heading to Tallahassee; Tokyo to Host 2025 World Athletics Championships

The World Athletics Council has selected Tallahassee, Florida, to host the 2026 World Athletics Cross Country Championships, while also selecting Tokyo’s Olympic Stadium to host the 2025 World Athletics Championships and awarding the 2025 world cross country championships to Croatia. The announcement was made during the 228th World Athletics Council Meeting in Oregon ahead of […]

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Lord Sebastian Coe, double Olympic gold medalist and president of World Athletics, discusses the sports world and the legacy of the 2012 Olympic Summer Games at the inaugural TEAMS Europe withJason Gewirtz, vice president, Sports Division, Northstar Meetings Group and the executive editor and publisher of SportsTravel.
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Sebastian Coe Talks Olympics,
Leadership at Inaugural TEAMS Europe

The value of sport in communities and how staging events such as the Olympic and Paralympic SummerGames can have a catalytic effect on improving them was one of the key messages delivered by Sebastian Coe, double Olympic gold medalist and president of World Athletics, during his keynote address at the inaugural TEAMS Europe held this […]

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Sebastian Coe to Keynote Inaugural TEAMS Europe in London

  TEAMS Europe, the first international event produced by the TEAMS (Travel, Events and Management in Sports) Conference & Expo—the world’s leading conference and expo for the sports-event industry—has announced Sebastian Coe, double Olympic gold medalist and president of World Athletics, as its keynote speaker. Formerly a member of the UK Parliament, Lord Coe has […]

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World Athletics Championships Oregon22 Release Ticket Information

The local organizing committee for the World Athletics Championships Oregon22 will start the public sale of tickets for next year’s event at 9 a.m. PST on July 15, one year to go until the first day of action. The event is set to take place July 15–24, 2022 and will be the first time the […]

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World Athletics Releases Schedule for 2022 Championships in Oregon

The World Athletics Championships Oregon22 has released its full schedule of events for the first time the event will be held in the United States, including a shuffling of the traditional dates where certain events will be staged. The event will be held July 15–24, 2022. The 10-day schedule for the event at the new […]

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