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Barcelona's Sergino Dest, left, plays the ball during a La Liga match against Real Betis at the Camp Nou stadium in Barcelona. (AP Photo/Joan Monfort)

Real Madrid, Barcelona, Juventus, Club América and Chivas Touring U.S. as Part of AEG Event

As the weather turns increasingly warmer and big event stadiums look to bring in unique events, football and soccer stadiums will be announcing exhibition games between European big-name clubs, clubs south of the border in Liga MX and within Major League Soccer as well. AEG Tour Spread Throughout West, South U.S. AEG has announced the […]

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Utah Sports Commission Approaches $3 Billion in Impact

The 2023 NBA All-Star Game will help the Utah Sports Commission reach $3 billion in estimated economic impact to the state since its inception in 2000, the organization has announced. The Utah Sports Commission was founded with the intent of keeping Utah’s sport and Olympic legacy alive after the Salt Lake City region hosted the […]

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Salt Lake City to Host 2023 USA Volleyball Boys Junior Nationals

USA Volleyball has selected Salt Lake City, Utah, to host the 2023 Boys Junior National Championship from June 29–July 6 at the Calvin L. Rampton Salt Palace Convention Center. “We are so happy to be naming Salt Lake City as the host of USA Volleyball’s 2023 Boys Junior National Championship,” said USA Volleyball President and […]

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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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Fraser Bullock: Salt Lake’s 2002 Olympic Legacy and Hopes for a Future Games

In only a few months, it will be the 20th anniversary of the 2002 Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games in Salt Lake City, one of only three destinations in the United States to have hosted the Winter Games. The 2002 Games was Utah’s introduction to the world and was held under high security with 9/11 having […]

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USA Volleyball Launches New Event in Salt Lake City

USA Volleyball will stage the Salt Lake City Showdown Girls Junior National Qualifier in 2022, a new event that will take place March 5–7 and March 11–13 at the Salt Palace Convention Center. The event will serve as a qualifier for the 2022 Girls Junior National Championship and the Girls 18s Junior National Championship. “Our […]

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Four-time Olympian Catherine Raney-Norman Named Chair of Salt Lake City Olympic Bid Efforts

The Salt Lake City-Utah Committee for the Games has named Catherine Raney-Norman, a four-time Olympic speedskater, as its chair as it looks to bring the Olympic and Paralympic Winter Games back to Utah for 2030 or 2034. Cindy Crane, who steered the group through its formative period, announced the changes following a June 9 governing […]

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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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