Vavae Malepeai
USC running back Vavae Malepeai runs into the end zone for a touchdown against UCLA during the second half of a college football game on November 23, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)

Sports and COVID-19: The Impact on the Sports-Event Industry

The coronavirus outbreak has forced difficult decisions for the sports-event industry. Nearly every major sporting event has been canceled, moved or postponed. Here is a look at where things stand. Click here for the latest on COVID-19’s Effect on the Sports-Event Industry.   OLYMPICS: IOC Confirms Beijing Games Will Not Be Postponed Posted: Thursday, January […]

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Taos Ski Valley to Host World Pro Ski Tour World Championship Event

Taos Ski Valley will host a World Pro Ski Tour World Championships event from April 7—10, 2022, with both men’s and women’s races on the same weekend for the first time. The World Pro Ski Tour is a professional alpine race tour in which athletes race side-by-side in a single elimination format. Through a series […]

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2019 U.S. National Alpine Championships at Sugarloaf Men's NorAM Super G Photo © Jamie Walter // @jwalter1337 // photo may be used for editorial use only

Sugarloaf to Host 2022 Toyota U.S. Alpine Championships

Sugarloaf’s Narrow Gauge trail will host the Toyota U.S. Alpine Championships and NorAm Finals in 2022 for the eighth time as part of the 2022 HomeLight Alpine Foundation Series. Sugarloaf, located in Carrabassett Valley, Maine, has previously hosted the championships in 1996, 1997, 2006, 2008, 2015, 2017 and 2019. The 2022 event, scheduled for March […]

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Revo Named Sponsor of 2021-2022 World Pro Ski Tour

Revo, the global leader in high-quality performance sunglasses, has been named Official Sunglass Sponsor for the upcoming 2021–2022 season of World Pro Ski Tour of professional ski races. The WPST is viewed in more than 100 million homes and can be seen on CBS Sports Network. The tour will open the 2021-22 season in December […]

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The U.S. Olympic team marches into Rice-Eccles Olympic Stadium during the opening ceremonies of the 2002 Winter Olympics in Salt Lake City on February 8, 2002. (AP Photo/Laura Rauch)

Salt Lake Olympic Bid Delegation to visit IOC in November

A delegation from the Salt Lake City-Utah Committee for the Games and United States Olympic and Paralympic Committee will travel in November to meet with the International Olympic Committee and talk over Salt Lake City’s bid to host the Olympic Winter Games in either 2030 or 2034. A small delegation will head to Lausanne on […]

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Sophie Goldschmidt Appointed as U.S. Ski & Snowboard President & CEO

U.S. Ski & Snowboard has named Sophie Goldschmidt as the organization’s next president and chief executive officer starting October 18, succeeding longtime executive Tiger Shaw. Goldschmidt most recently was chief executive officer of the World Surf League. Prior to that, she held executive positions at the National Basketball Association, Women’s Tennis Association, Rugby Football Union, […]

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U.S. Olympic Team Trials for Ski Jumping and Nordic Combined Heading to Lake Placid

The U.S. Olympic Trials for ski jumping and Nordic combined will be heading to the Olympic Jumping Complex and Mount Van Hoevenberg in Lake Placid, New York, on December 24–25. The announcement was made by the Olympic Regional Development Authority. Lake Placid was home to competition during the 1932 and 1980 Olympic Winter Games and […]

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Palisades Tahoe Chosen as New Name for California Ski Resort

The ski resort that hosted the 1960 Olympic Winter Games in California has been rebranded to Palisades Tahoe, bringing both mountains of the former Squaw Valley Alpine Meadows together under one unified name. The move came after a 2020 commitment by the resort to rename the destination following research into the historical and current usage […]

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Lake Placid World Cup Luge Race Moved to Russia

USA Luge has seen its flagship World Cup stop in Lake Placid, New York, taken off the calendar by the International Luge Federation for the second year in a row after the FIL cited difficulty getting foreign athletes into the country during the pandemic. The planned World Cup stops in Lake Placid along with Whistler, […]

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Irvine’s Great Park Ice and FivePoint Arena to host Curling Night in America

Irvine, California, will host its first major international curling competition as NBCSN’s Curling Night in America will be held at the Great Park Ice & Five Point Arena on August 24—27. The event is a result of a partnership between USA Curling, NBC Sports Network, the World Curling Federation and the United States Olympic and […]

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