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FIFA Schedules Final Venue Visits to World Cup 2026 Candidate Host Cities

FIFA will launch the final round of venue visits to the 2026 World Cup candidate host cities with eight destinations scheduled for visits from October 21–November 1 as the race to host one of the biggest sporting events in the world continues to heat up in earnest after months of pandemic-related delays. The delegation will […]

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NWSL Moving Championship Game to Louisville

The National Women’s Soccer League will move the 2021 championship game to Lynn Family Stadium in Louisville, Kentucky, home of the league’s newest expansion franchise Racing Louisville FC. The NWSL and NWSL Players Association made the announcement on Wednesday morning. The game was scheduled for Providence Park in Portland, Oregon, on an artificial turf surface […]

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Amanda Vandervort Named USL Super League President

Amanda Vandervort will be the first president of the USL Super League, the professional second division women’s soccer league slated to kick off in 2023. The United Soccer League made the formal announcement on Tuesday morning. A sports executive with more than 20 years of experience across all levels of women’s and men’s soccer, Vandervort […]

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Major League Soccer Commissioner Don Garber and Minnesota United Owner Dr. Bill McGuire announce that the 2022 MLS All-Star Game will be held in Minnesota at Allianz Field. Photo via Major League Soccer

Minnesota’s Allianz Field Will Host 2022 MLS All-Star Game

The 2022 Major League Soccer All-Star Game will be played at Allianz Field, home of Minnesota United FC and one of the league’s newest venues in a string of soccer-specific stadiums. The match will be hosted at the 19,600-seat soccer-specific stadium, which opened its doors in 2019 to international acclaim. The stadium has a grass […]

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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. OLYMPICS: Foreign Fans Banned by Beijing Organizers Posted: Thursday, September 30 The organizers […]

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Monterey Bay F.C. Breaks Ground on Cardinale Stadium

Monterey Bay Football Club, the newest addition to the USL Championship, has broken ground on the expansion club’s new stadium on the campus of California State University-Monterey Bay and also announced that Cardinale Auto Group has agreed to a stadium naming rights deal as part of a multi-year partnership. Cardinale Stadium will serve as the […]

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New Sports Complex Proposed in Syracuse

A multi-sport athletic complex that would cost approximately $25 million is being planned for the Syracuse, New York region with most of the costs being covered by money given to Onondaga County as part of the American Rescue Plan. Onondaga County Executive Ryan McMahon this week announced plans for the venue in the town of […]

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Portland to Host 2021 NWSL Championship Game

The National Women’s Soccer League will have its 2021 championship game at Providence Park, home of the league’s Portland Thorns FC, on November 20. The expanded 2021 playoffs will feature the top six teams at the end of the regular season, with the top two seeds earning a first-round bye to the semifinals. The quarterfinals […]

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USL Names Will Kuhns as SVP of Communications

The United Soccer League has hired Will Kuhns as its senior vice president of communications and public relations, charging him with building and maintaining relationships with national, local and international media as well as creating and executing communications initiatives to promote the USL and its member clubs. As a member of USL’s executive team, Kuhns […]

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