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Megan Leatham Named Colorado Springs Sports Corp President and CEO

Megan Leatham, the executive director of the Pikes Peak International Hill Climb, has been named the new president and chief executive officer of the Colorado Springs Sports Corp, the organization’s board of directors announced. Leatham was selected after a national search process for her track record of excellence in leadership, business management and financial acumen. […]

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Competitiors in the men's 5,000 meter event at the 1984 Olympic Summer Games in Los Angeles circle past the Olympic torch during the race on August 11, 1984. Los Angeles in 2028 will join London and Paris as the only three-time hosts of the Olympic Summer Games. (AP Photo, File)

An Olympic Impact on Sports Tourism:
The Legacy for U.S. Host Cities

With the Olympic and Paralympic Summer Games having concluded in Tokyo, one of many questions about the Games’ legacy is whether the city will be able to benefit from having hosted two of the world’s biggest sporting events—including the second time for the Olympic Games. Without sports, Tokyo has more than enough to boast about […]

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Russ Yurk Named Sports ETA Special Projects Coordinator

Russ Yurk, a sports industry professional with nearly three decades of experience with the NCAA and a wide range of sports events, has been named special projects coordinator for Sports ETA to oversee events rights holder relationships on behalf of the organization in an effort to increase those relationships with the Sports ETA membership. Yurk […]

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Gulf Shores Tourism Creates Custom Marketing Resources

The Gulf Shores & Orange Beach Sports Commission in Alabama has set up a collection of marketing resources including custom digital ad packages to engage sports-event organizers who are working to run and promote events during the COVID-19 pandemic. The resources include the ability for organizers holding an event in the area to have customized […]

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Endeavor Completes Purchase of On Location Experiences

The National Football League’s official hospitality provider, On Location Experiences, has been acquired by global entertainment company Endeavor and added to the firm’s portfolio alongside organizations such as the UFC and IMG. According to Bloomberg, Endeavor will pay $660 million to acquire the shares held by existing investors including Bruin Sports Capital, RedBird Capital and […]

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