Billings

NCAA Cross Country Runs Into Billings This Weekend

November 21, 2014

Visit Billings brings the 2014 NCAA Division II Women’s and Men’s West Region Cross Country Championships to Billings on November 22. more >>


USBSF

Down that Slippery Slope: Bobsled and Skeleton Racing Season Underway

November 21, 2014

The international sliding season is underway and bobsled and skeleton racing continues this week in North America as well as abroad. more >>


Denver

In 2016, Road to the Final Four Starts in Denver

November 21, 2014

Denver is one of eight cities to host the 1st and 2nd Rounds of the Div. I Men’s Basketball Road to the Final Four Tournament in 2016. more >>


EliteShooting

Elite Sports Shooting LLC Announces Grand Opening in VA

November 21, 2014

Elite Shooting Sports LLC officially opened its doors in Virginia, becoming a new destination for indoor shooting sports. more >>



HeadHealth

Seven Helmet Concepts Funded by NFL, UA and GE Consortium

November 17, 2014

Seven groups have won $500,000 grants to develop technology to prevent concussions/brain injury from Head Health Challenge II. more >>


Wheelchair_tennis

USTA Launches Wheelchair Tennis Community Mobile App

November 17, 2014

A brand-new online mobile app for wheelchair tennis participants worldwide has been launched, with the goal of connecting athletes. more >>


Dollamur

Dollamur Sport Surfaces Announces United World Wrestling Approval

November 17, 2014

Dollamur Sports Surfaces has received the United World Wrestling safety approval for wrestling mats for international competitions. more >>


HOF

Hall of Fame Village Concept Approved

November 17, 2014

The Pro Football Hall of Fame Board of Trustees approved in concept a plan to develop the current campus into a “Hall of Fame Village.” more >>



UAE_Flag

Building Sports Tourism: Now a Worldwide Goal

November 20, 2014

The United Arab Emirates, already a location for international business, is making an effort to raise its profile in the sports scene. more >>


HeadHealth

Helmet Project Seeks to Lower Concussion Risks

November 20, 2014

With sports-related concussions, it seems clear that either the games need to change or the prevention approaches need to change. more >>


AdidasApp

Sneaker Design? There’s an App for That

November 17, 2014

Sports apparel giant Adidas thinks people should be able to do more with their mobile devices, including design their own customized shoe. more >>


DroneSilhouette

Game of Drones: Sports Events Weigh Use of UAVs

November 12, 2014

Drone go there? It remains to be seen. more >>



FISE

The Economic Impact of FISE World Montpellier 2014

November 1, 2014

A study of the economic impact of the FISE World Montpellier 2014 (Festival International Sport Extreme, or international extreme sports event). more >>


NSGA

Connecting Sports Participation to Household Income

October 1, 2014

Research by NSGA determined the cost to participate in sports and recreational activities is one of the key barriers to greater participation. more >>


RunningUSA

An Analysis of the Largest Road Races Nationwide: 2014

September 1, 2014

Provides analytical data on the largest road races in the nation: participation numbers, dates and events, in a year-over-year comparison. more >>


Golf

Better Provisions for Lady Golfers

August 1, 2014

A study of golf facilities and female athletes' input on how the facilities for a traditionally male game could be made more woman-friendly. more >>


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