SDMChampions

2016 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Announced by Sports Destination Management

November 18, 2016

Sports Destination Management has announced the 2016 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism in its November/December issue. more >>


USA_TableTennis

USATT Announces Schedule of 2017 ITTF Hopes Qualifier Events

February 17, 2017

USA Table Tennis announced the schedule of domestic and international qualifier events for the 2017 ITTF World Hopes Program. more >>


USA_Ultimate

USA Ultimate Nationals Returning to Florida

February 17, 2017

The USA Ultimate National Championships will return to Southwest Florida this October. more >>


StarsAndStrikes

Augusta, Georgia, Announces Construction of New Bowling Facility

February 17, 2017

Augusta, Georgia, has announced the November 2017 opening of a bowling and entertainment facility for competition and families. more >>



Delaware

STUDY: Delaware Had Record Number of Visitors in 2015

February 13, 2017

Delaware hit new records for tourists and their positive impact on the state’s economy in 2015. more >>


ColumbiaCounty

Columbia County CVB Announces New Executive Director

February 13, 2017

The Columbia County Convention and Visitors Bureau is pleased to announce that Shelly Blackburn, will be the new Executive Director. more >>


Anthem

Disabled Sports USA Announces Grant Beneficiaries

February 13, 2017

More than 900 low-income youth, wounded veterans and adults with disabilities benefited from a $230,000 grant from Anthem Foundation. more >>


USL

USL Expands, Strengthens League Office

February 13, 2017

The United Soccer League announced the expansion and strengthening of its league office through appointments and new hires. more >>



USABoxing

Inside Events: USA Boxing

February 8, 2017

Amateur boxing, which focuses on technique and scoring points (not on knockout punches) is growing, thanks in part to Team USA’s three Olympic... more >>


USA_Football

USA Football to Test Major Safety Changes

February 8, 2017

Days before Super Bowl LI kicked off, and amid declining player participation and increasing safety concerns, USA Football announced radical changes... more >>


PlaneTakeOff

Sports World Reacts to Trump’s Travel Ban

February 8, 2017

Shortly after taking office, Donald Trump issued executive orders banning entry into the United States from seven majority Muslim countries: Iran,... more >>


Openwaterswimming

Bid Cities Racing to Clean Up Their Acts in Time for IOC Decision

February 8, 2017

Following concerns about Rio’s open-water venues, candidate cities for 2024 are working to clean up their waterways. Some of the bait being dangled... more >>



TraverseCity

Game On: The Impact of Youth Sports on a Regional Economy

February 1, 2017

This white paper takes a look at the economic impact of two youth sports tournaments on the Traverse City, Michigan, region. more >>


ACSM

Worldwide Survey of Fitness Trends for 2017

January 1, 2017

How can event owners get maximum participation? By aligning with the top fitness trends. The American College of Sports Medicine's survey explains. more >>


FIFA

FIFA 2.0: The Vision for the Future

December 1, 2016

FIFA outlines its intentions for the beautiful game on a forward-going basis in this white paper. more >>


BlueRidgeMarathon

Blue Ridge Marathon Economic Impact Analysis

November 1, 2016

This white paper is a detailed summary of the economic impact of the 2016 Foot Levelers Blue Ridge Marathon on the surrounding area. more >>


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By: Michael Popke

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