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Skip Gilbert Returns as Chair of ACES Board of Directors

US Youth Soccer Chief Executive Officer Skip Gilbert is returning to his role as chair of the Board of Directors for the Association of Chief Executive Officers for Sport. He succeeds USA Triathlon’s Rocky Harris, who recently stepped down to join the U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Committee as its chief of sport and athlete services. […]

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From left, Tom Shephard, Virginia Sung, Patrick Talty and Chris Turner discuss the possibility of NGBs hosting multi-sport events in 2023.

TEAMS ’22: Organizing The New U.S. Olympic & Paralympic Sport Series

One way that cities can capitalize on hosting events is to host several at once. The concept of an Olympic and Paralympic sport series is one where NGBs can combine resources by hosting several of their championships in one location, adding overall prestige to the events and increasing community interest in a variety of sports. […]

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USA Table Tennis CEO Virginia Sung Added to USOPC Board

USA Table Tennis Chief Executive Officer Virginia Sung was elected to the board at the United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee on Wednesday evening, reported The Associated Press. Sung will take over a spot held by former Duke athletic director Kevin White. The AP reported that Sung won election to a board spot over U.S. […]

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The 91st US Open Table Tennis Championships will be held in the Ontario (California) Convention Center December 16–21.

2022 US Open Table Tennis Championships Headed to SoCal

The 2022 US Open Table Tennis Championships will be held in the Ontario Convention Center in Ontario, California, December 16­–21. USA Table Tennis and the Greater Ontario Convention and Visitors Bureau made the announcement, which marks the first time this event will be hosted in the Southern California inland region in its 91-year history. “We […]

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Mima Ito and Hina Hayata of Japan play against Sun Yingsha and Wang Manyu of China during their women's doubles final match of the World Table Tennis Championships in Budapest, Hungary, in 2019. (Szilard Koszticsak/MTI via AP)

Houston to Host Table Tennis World Championships in November 2021

A year after the COVID-19 pandemic delayed the ITTF World Table Tennis Championships, the Harris County – Houston Sports Authority has announced that it will host the event November 23–29, 2021, at the George R. Brown Convention Center. It will be the first time the United States has hosted the tournament. The rescheduled event will […]

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Las Vegas to Host USA Table Tennis National Championships

USA Table Tennis has awarded the 2020 U.S. National Table Tennis Championships to Las Vegas. The event will be held at the Mandalay Hotel and Convention Center, July 6-10. Las Vegas has hosted several significant table tennis events in the past including the national championships for several years in a row. “Las Vegas is more […]

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USA Table Tennis Names Fort Worth as 2019 U.S. Open Host

USA Table Tennis has named Fort Worth, Texas, as the host of the 2019 Seamaster U.S. Open Championship. The event will be staged December 17–21 at the Fort Worth Convention Center. “We are excited about the opportunity to work with USA Table Tennis to create a championship experience for athletes and fans while showcasing all Fort […]

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