Cold and snowy elements could be a factor at Super Bowl XLVIII
The Philadelphia Eagles hosted the Detroit Lions on December 8, 2013. in cold and snowy elements. Fans in Philadelphia will not have to brave the elements this year because they will not be allowed at games, say local health officials. Photo courtesy of Howard Smith/USA Today Sports

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Eagles, Phillies Will Not Allow Fans

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. Tuesday, July 14 NFL: Eagles, Phillies Will Not Have Fans at Games The Philadelphia Eagles and other pro teams in the city will likely not Continue Reading

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The University of Oregon is nearing completion on a complete rebuilt of historic Hayward Field that was set to host the 2020 Olympic Trials. Rendering: TrackTown USA

A Sport Staying on Track

Life moves fast in the running world, and that’s as true in 2020 as ever. More than 30 million Americans compete in track and field, and there are plenty of spruced-up and new venues to keep running organizers inspired. In Japan, robots are taking over—at least when it comes to some Olympic activities once reserved for Continue Reading

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Fort Worth to Host 2021, 2023 USATF Half Marathon Championships

The USA Track and Field Half Marathon Championships will be held in Fort Worth, Texas, for the first time, running in conjunction with the Cowtown Marathon on February 28, 2021. USATF also announced that the race will return to Fort Worth on February 26, 2023. The championships determine the men’s and women’s American national champions. Continue Reading

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Penn Relays Adds Toyota as Presenting Sponsor

The historic Penn Relays will have a presenting sponsor for the first time in more than two decades after an agreement between the Tri-State Toyota Dealers Association and the University of Pennsylvania‘s athletics department. The Penn Relays, presented by Toyota, will be held April 23–25 at Franklin Field in Philadelphia. The first relay meet in Continue Reading

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University of Pittsburgh Announces Venues Project

New facilities to replace outdated venues are key parts of what the University of Pittsburgh is touting for its Victory Heights Initiative, a series of athletic projects that would bring new places to train and compete for several Panthers’ athletic squads. The project is centered around several of Pittsburgh’s Olympic sports programs. There would be Continue Reading

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Wanda Group Becomes IAAF Diamond League Partner in 10-Year Agreement

The Wanda Group will be the IAAF Diamond League‘s title partner under a new 10-year agreement starting next year to secure the global series’ future, including a new annual event in China to be sponsored by the multi-national conglomerate. The agreement was announced by IAAF President Sebastian Coe during the organizational congress in Doha, Qatar. Continue Reading

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