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 >>


Smoky Mountains Communities Unite to Support Area Tourism

December 8, 2016

As the Smoky Mountain area recovers from wildfires, Sevierville, Pigeon Forge, Gatlinburg and Sevier County send a message of unity. more >>


FEI World Cup™ Finals 2017 to be Presented in Omaha, Nebraska

December 9, 2016

The Longines FEI World Cup™ Jumping and the FEI World Cup™ Dressage Finals 2017 will be held in Omaha, Nebraska, March 29-April 2. more >>


Tempe, AZ, to Host 2017 USAR National Doubles

December 9, 2016

The 2017 USA Racquetball National Doubles Championships will be Feb. 8-12, 2017, in Tempe, AZ, on the campus of Arizona State University. more >>


Pinehurst Resort Announces New Design of Golf Courses

December 5, 2016

North Carolina’s Pinehurst Resort & Country Club says Hanse Golf Design will redesign Pinehurst No. 4 and develop a short course. more >>


USA Paratriathlon Continues Growth of Military Programming

December 5, 2016

USA Paratriathlon, a program of USA Triathlon, has been awarded funding for programs to help veterans who would like to take part in sports. more >>


Gateway Village Releases Naming Rights, Sponsorship Opportunities

December 5, 2016

Gateway Village Sports Complex announced that title Sponsorship rights are available through Great Plains Sponsorships. more >>


Tidewater Golf Club, Hugh Royer Golf Instruction Join Forces

December 5, 2016

Tidewater Golf Club is now home to Hugh Royer Golf Instruction, golf instruction to a well-regarded course in Myrtle Beach, SC. more >>


World Health Organization: Fighting Zika is a Marathon, Not a Sprint

November 30, 2016

That buzzing sound? It’s not just mosquitoes. It’s the chatter people are starting to tune out about Zika. WHO says a quick fix isn’t on the... more >>


World Series Loss Still Financial Windfall for Cleveland

November 30, 2016

You can lose and still win. Just ask Cleveland, whose loss in Game Seven of the great Cubs/Indians World Series still managed to make an economic... more >>


Is Live Sports Ready for an Amazon Takeover?

November 30, 2016

Amazon introduced drones to the public and provides same-day delivery service in many American cities. Is there anything the online retail giant... more >>


Parks Officials Marketing Facilities as Pokemon Go Destinations

November 30, 2016

If you thought the Pokémon Go craze was over, think again. Park officials across the U.S. are helping players divide into teams, then use their... more >>


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 >>


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 >>


Phase Two: Millennial Running Study

October 1, 2016

Event owners wishing to recruit Millennials need to know them better. This explains their incentives for participation in running events. more >>


NFHS Annual High School Athletics Participation Survey

September 1, 2016

The annual survey of sports participation in high schools across the U.S. shows increased participation over the 2014-2015 school year. more >>

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By: Michael Popke

Lincoln, Nebraska, is no stranger to growth, and with its newest venue, the Speedway Village Sports Complex, it’s once again making people take... More>>

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By: Michael Popke

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Lewisville, Texas - A Growing Sports Experience in Lewisville   

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Great sports tourism is all about a great experience. And for tournaments and events, it’s hard to beat the experience of playing in Lewisville,... More>>

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