2015 ITA Kick-Off Weekend to Begin Friday in VA, IL

January 23, 2015

The 2015 spring season shifts into high gear on January 23-25 for the seventh annual ITA Kick-Off Weekend. more >>


Champion Park Ready to Open Doors

January 23, 2015

Champion Park in Corpus Christi, Texas, is hosting an open house from noon-6 p.m. on January 23 to showcase the new facility. more >>


USA Archery Lists Selected Indoor Events for 2015

January 23, 2015

USA Archery has listed a calendar of indoor events held throughout the United States. more >>


Cary, NC, to Host USA Baseball

January 23, 2015

The USA Baseball National High School Invitational will be held March 25-28 at the USA Baseball National Training Complex in Cary, NC. more >>


Outdoor Rec Grant Program Seeking Applicants

January 19, 2015

For 2015, the Keen Effect II will award 10 grants to non-profits around the world, to those who encourage outdoor recreation. more >>


Getty Images Renews Agreement with USOC

January 19, 2015

Getty Images announced it has renewed its agreement to serve exclusively as the Official Photographic Agency of the USOC Through 2020. more >>


HOK Completes Acquisition of 360 Architecture

January 19, 2015

HOK's acquisition of Kansas City-based 360 Architecture makes it a world leader in the design of sports, recreation and entertainment facilities. more >>


Benjamin Announces Retirement from Intercollegiate Tennis Association

January 19, 2015

David A Benjamin, Executive Director and CEO of the Intercollegiate Tennis Association, has announced his July 2015 retirement. more >>


Study: Cost of Sports Keeps Sidelining Kids

January 22, 2015

It shouldn’t come as a surprise, really. Arecent study shows the ever-increasing cost of sports participation keeps many parents from enrolling... more >>


Inside Events: International Senior Softball Association

January 22, 2015

The International Senior Softball Association, ISSA, offers 22 tournaments a year around the U.S. Like its athletes, it's an organization showing no... more >>

Promoting Football to Kids? Not Ditka

January 22, 2015

Lots of parents want their kids to enjoy the same sports they did. Not Mike Ditka. In a recent interview on “Real Sports with Bryant Gumble”... more >>


Birmingham, AL, Tapped for World Games 2021

January 22, 2015

#Boston2024? That’s so two weeks ago. Get ready for the Birmingham, Alabama, hashtag, #bhm2021. With the announcement of Birmingham as host of the... more >>


Worldwide Survey of Fitness Trends for 2015

January 1, 2015

The American College of Sports Medicine has presented its study on sports and fitness trends for 2015, with insights into what drives the market. more >>


The Impact of the Olympic Games on Tourism in Sports

December 1, 2014

While some cities are shying away from hosting the Olympic Games, there can be little doubt of their tremendous impact on tourism. more >>


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 >>


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 >>

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