US Biathlon Offering August Competitive Event

July 29, 2014

US Biathlon, the national governing body of the sport, has announced the Oil Creek State Park Biathlon, to be held Aug. 9 in Oil City, PA. more >>


Washington, DC and USA Weightlifting Washington Pulling Together

July 29, 2014

Following a major championship in November, USA Weightlifting and Washington, DC, will work on a new initiative together. more >>


USA Taekwondo Announces Las Vegas Open

July 29, 2014

USA Taekwondo, the national governing body for the martial art, holds its 2014 Las Vegas Open Championships on Nov. 1. more >>


USABA Releases Updated Calendar of Sports Events

July 29, 2014

The United States Association of Blind Athletes (USABA) has released its updated calendar of events, both across the U.S. and internationally more >>


Report: Spending on Youth Team Sports Continues to Grow

July 28, 2014

The team sports industry for kids is growing -- and showing no hints of slowing down, much less stopping. more >>


Ottawa Senators to Take the Ice Next Season Under LED Arena Lighting

July 28, 2014

Canadian Tire Centre, home of the NHL Ottawa Senators, will have LED lighting next season, making it the first NHL venue with Ephesus LED. more >>


Michael Van Parys Announces Retirement

July 28, 2014

It's time for the changing of the guard in Connecticut as Michael Van Parys steps down as Convention & Sports Bureau president. more >>


AAACCVB Promotes Frank DiVenti to Chief Marketing Officer

July 28, 2014

The Annapolis & Anne Arundel County Conference and Visitors Bureau (AAACCVB) promoted Frank DiVenti to Chief Marketing Officer. more >>


Cheer and Dance: The State of the Industry

June 30, 2014

Cheer used to mean megaphones on the sidelines. Dance meant a studio. Now they stretch from school to national travel and competitions. more >>


Want to Make A Good Stay-to-Play Policy? Start Here

June 30, 2014

Stay-to-Play policies are as useful and beneficial as they are divisive and polarizing. Start here to make stay-to-play work for you. more >>


Maximizing Media Relations Through Your Local CVB

June 30, 2014

Ensure marketing success, even with sports events held outside your home turf, by harnessing the power of the local CVB or sports commission. more >>


MRSA: What You Do (and Don’t) Have to Worry About

June 30, 2014

Methicillin resistant staphylococcus aureus, commonly known as MRSA, has been an issue in the sports world since the 1990s. more >>


Golf Economy Report

July 1, 2014

The 2011 Golf Economy Report focuses primarily on the economics (including tourism and hospitality) of golf in 2011. more >>


State of the Sport-Part 1: Non-Traditional Running Events

June 1, 2014

In five years, the estimated finishers in U.S. non-traditional events grew from the low six figures in 2009 to a staggering 4 million in 2013. more >>


Current Trends in Golf

May 1, 2014

On the cusp of being featured in the Summer Olympics, golf reflects participation initiatives, ecological interests and more in this 2009 study. more >>


Running USA Annual Marathon Report

April 1, 2014

More new highs for U.S. marathons with 541,000 finishers and more than 1,100 races; ING New York City Marathon returns to the top in 2013. more >>

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