IGBO

Pittsburgh, PA, to Host 2015 IGBO Conference

November 25, 2014

A year from now, bowling athletes from the LBGT community will come to Pittsburgh, PA, for the IGBO Conference and Tournament. more >>


Big10

Big 10 Tournament Headed for Chicago

November 25, 2014

The Windy City will play host to the Big 10 Men's Basketball Tournament in 2015. Events will be held March 11-15 at the United Center. more >>


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ISSA Announces 2015 Tournament Schedule

November 25, 2014

The International Senior Softball Association announced its 2015 tournament schedule, including its World Tournament of Champions. more >>


USA_Racquetball

USA Racquetball Announces Broadcast of Championships

November 25, 2014

USA Racquetball has announced the broadcast of the 2014 UnitedHealthcare US OPEN Racquetball Championship over Thanksgiving weekend. more >>



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Charleston CVB Launches Smartphone App

November 24, 2014

The Charleston CVB has unveiled its new, free Meet Charleston West Virginia Smartphone app for meetings and sports events. more >>


USA_Rollersports

Motor City Chiefs Acquire Lease to Canfield Ice Arena

November 24, 2014

Off the ice and on a roll: USA Roller Sports has announced that the Motor City Chiefs have acquired the lease to the Canfield Ice Arena. more >>


Mizuno_ATC

Atlanta Track Club and Mizuno Announce Long-Term Partnership

November 24, 2014

Atlanta Track Club and Mizuno announced an exclusive partnership, uniting two prestigious Atlanta-based athletic brands. more >>


RyderCup

Jeffrey Hintz named Championship Director of 2016 Ryder Cup

November 24, 2014

The PGA of America has named Jeffrey Hintz tournament director of the 2016 Ryder Cup, heralded as the most compelling golf event. 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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Merchandise is a traditional souvenir at athletic events. What trends have you noticed with your events?
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