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USA Rugby Explores World Cup Bid

USA Rugby, which recently exited bankruptcy, has announced that a group of stakeholders in the United States will finance a feasibility study toward the chances of bringing a Rugby World Cup to the country for the first time. The announcement comes after World Rugby’s reformed Rugby World Cup bidding process was released. USA Rugby has […]

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USA Rugby Exits Bankruptcy

USA Rugby has exited bankruptcy after Delaware Bankruptcy Court approved the Chapter 11 plan of reorganization that the national governing body submitted. The plan is a proposal from USA Rugby to address creditor claims and reconcile bankruptcy debts over time, according to a press release. The plan approval indicates USA Rugby as “reorganized” under the […]

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USA Rugby Relocates Colorado Headquarters

USA Rugby has announced a new partnership with the city of Glendale, Colorado, that will see the national governing body relocate its headquarters from Lafayette, Colorado, to the city just south of Denver. As part of the arrangement, the NGB will use Glendale’s Infinity Park—one of the few rugby-specific venues in the country—as its national […]

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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's Danny Barrett touches down a try against France on day two of the HSBC Los Angeles Sevens 2020 at Dignity Health Sports Park on 1 March, 2020 in Los Angeles, United States. Photo credit: Mike Lee - KLC fotos for World Rugby

USA Rugby Files for Chapter 11 Bankruptcy

The economic fallout from the coronavirus has hit the world of national governing bodies as USA Rugby announced it has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy as a result of “compounded and insurmountable financial constraints.” The NGB said the suspension of sanctioned rugby activities caused by the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic has accelerated existing financial challenges and […]

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USA Weightlifting hosts a national university championship but is hoping to become an emerging sport in NAIA. Photo: USA Weightlifting

USA Weightlifting Makes NAIA Push

In weightlifting, it’s a matter of seconds between the time an athlete attempts a lift and the time he or she finishes the move. But several recent efforts by USA Weightlifting to attract new athletes—including a concerted push to become a collegiate sport through the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics—are designed for the long haul. […]

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June 23-29, 2019

SportsTravel is proud to partner with the U.S. Olympic Committee to provide this update on Team USA events taking place this week. Below are upcoming events and information on how to learn more. USA Synchro Junior Olympic Championships Date: June 29—July 6 Venue: Tonawanda Aquatic and Fitness Center, Tonawanda, New York Event description: 1,100 athletes will […]

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May 26–June 1, 2019

SportsTravel is proud to partner with the U.S. Olympic Committee to provide this update on Team USA events taking place this week. Below are upcoming events and information on how to learn more. NCAA Women’s College World Series Date: May 30–June 6, 2019 Venue: USA Softball Hall of Fame Stadium, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Event description:The top […]

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World Rugby Launches Women’s Rugby Campaign

World Rugby, the sport’s international federation, has unveiled a new global identity, brand proposition and campaign to boost interest, participation and investment in women’s rugby. The “Women In Rugby” campaign, supported by USA Rugby, will feature a dedicated website—www.women.rugby—in an effort to continue what has been considerable growth in participation among women. Since 2017, women’s […]

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May 19–25, 2019

SportsTravel is proud to partner with the U.S. Olympic Committee to provide this update on Team USA events taking place this week. Below are upcoming events and information on how to learn more. USA Rugby College 7s National Championships   Date: May 24–26, 2019 Venue: Kino Sports Complex, Tucson Arizona Event description: USA Rugby College 7s National […]

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