NCAA Football: CFP National Championship Game-Alabama vs Georgia
Jan 8, 2018; Atlanta, GA, USA; View of the confetti falling as Alabama Crimson Tide wins the game in overtime against the Georgia Bulldogs in the 2018 CFP national championship college football game at Mercedes-Benz Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Butch Dill-USA TODAY Sports

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CFP Considers Expanding
To 12 Teams, No Automatic Bids

The coronavirus outbreak has forced difficult decisions for the sports-event industry. As events come back online and as destinations, venues and event organizers determine capacity limits for fans along with health and safety protocols for their events, here is a look at where things stand. Attendance Limits at NBA Arenas | Attendance Limits at MLB […]

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DuPage County to Host 2021 USA Cycling National Cyclocross Championships

Cantigny Park in DuPage County, Illinois, will host the 2021 USA Cycling National Cyclocross Championships after the 2020 edition was canceled because of the pandemic. The event will be staged December 7–12 in the discipline that combines both on and off-road riding with various course features. The event will see a national champion crowed in […]

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USA Cycling Delays Championship Host Announcement Over Transgender Bills

USA Cycling has delayed its announcement of the host site for its 2021 Marathon Mountain Bike National Championship after learning the host state’s legislature passed an anti-transgender bill that bars transgender youth from participating in school sports consistent with their gender identity. The governing body did not reveal which state had been scheduled to host, […]

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Tour of Utah Cycling Race to Return in 2022

The Larry H. Miller Tour of Utah will return in 2022 after a two-year hiatus after the cycling event entered into a licensing agreement with Medalist Sports, a sports management company specializing in road cycling and cause-related events. Medalist will also organize the Tour of Utah Ultimate Challenge, a non-competitive gran-fondo-style endurance event for amateur […]

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USA Cycling Announces 2021 Cyclocross Calendar

USA Cycling has released an 11-race program for the Professional Cyclocross Tour ahead of the UCI Cyclocross World Championships in Fayetteville, Arkansas, from January 29–30, 2022. The season will start in September with races in the Northeast and Mid-Atlantic before hitting markets throughout the Great Plains as well. Individual champions are crowned in the elite […]

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USA Cycling Partners with Nonprofit to Promote Youth Mountain Biking

USA Cycling has made a move to increase youth participation in mountain biking, reaching a deal with the National Interscholastic Cycling Association to increase accessibility to cycling across the country. NICA is a nonprofit that develops interscholastic mountain biking programs for students. The agreement is expected to promote youth riding, advance cycling opportunities at the […]

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USA Cycling Announces New High School Championship

A new high school championship is among the highlights of the 2021 National Championships event calendar unveiled by USA Cycling. While releasing dates and locations of its premier events, the national governing body also noted that all dates and locations will be subject to change depending on the status of the COVID-19 pandemic. The new […]

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Guidelines

Sports Event Guidelines for Post-COVID Competition

As sports at all levels prepare to come back from weeks or months on hiatus, sports organizations are releasing guidelines that can serve as a framework for how to host events safely and successfully. The following are links to various published guidelines across a range of sports that are designed for event organizers to consult […]

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USA Cycling Appoints Chief Medical Officer

USA Cycling has appointed a chief medical officer, naming Dr. Michael Roshon to the volunteer position. Roshon is chief of medical staff for the Penrose-St. Francis Health Services in Colorado Springs, Colorado, and has performed other volunteer work for the national governing body in the past, including leading webinars related to athlete health and well-being. […]

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Endurance Sports Organizations Form New Coalition

USA Triathlon, Spartan, Tough Mudder, Ironman, Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series, Running USA and USA Cycling have formed the Endurance Sports Coalition, bringing together organizers of more than 50,000 events annually to work on securing relief and support for operators of endurance events and supporting industries from Congress and Capitol Hill lawmakers. The Endurance Sports […]

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