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Roundup: 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 Continue Reading

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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 Continue Reading

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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. Continue Reading

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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 Continue Reading

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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 Continue Reading

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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 Continue Reading

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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 Continue Reading

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USA Rugby and Major League Rugby Sign Strategic Partnership

USA Rugby and Major League Rugby have announced a strategic partnership that will include the national governing body’s sanctioning of the professional rugby league that is entering its second season of play. Among areas of the agreement, the two entities will collaborate on driving growth in the sport, high-performance pathways to make sure the national team and Continue Reading

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USA Rugby Names EY as Official Principal Partner

Through a two-year partnership and digital consulting agreement, EY (Ernst &Young) has been named the official principal partner of USA Rugby. The global firm will provide business strategy, digital and technological services to the national governing body. The partnership will support EY’s diversity and inclusiveness (D&I) program and initiatives. “EY has a global reputation not Continue Reading

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Six NGBs Launch Campus Events to Identify Talent

Six national governing bodies are combining their efforts to find potential athletes by launching an event series on university campuses that will offer tryouts to increase their talent pools. USA Weightlifting, USA Rugby, USA Cheer, U.S. Rowing, USA Bobsled/Skeleton and USA Triathlon will all be featured at the combine-style events, which will be billed as Team USA Pro Continue Reading

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