Individual Sports Articles

Article | July 23, 2017
And They’re Off!   

In June, almost 2,500 elite and age-group competitors from nearly every state and 12+ countries raced in the inaugural IRONMAN 70.3 Wisconsin. The... More>>

Article | July 12, 2017
High School Weightlifting About to Get Big Boost   

It takes training and discipline and has great physical benefits. Parents love that it’s a concussion-free sport. Weightlifting is about to get a... More>>

Article | July 12, 2017
Some Shooting Sports on the Outs Internationally: What Event Owners Need to Know   

The Olympic Games have evolved and with them, the sports presented. Some aspects of sports were eliminated (compulsory figures in ice skating) and... More>>

Article | July 12, 2017
University of Utah Becomes First Power 5 School with a Varsity eSports Team   

Throughout the history of collegiate sports, there has been debate over which should be eligible for scholarship funds. The latest is eSports, with... More>>

Article | July 12, 2017
Inside Events: USA Sumo   

The centuries-old discipline of sumo wrestling originated in Japan but is practiced throughout the world. In this country, USA Sumo is the organizing... More>>

Article | July 12, 2017
With Formation of World Skate, Skateboarding May Have Set Aside Infighting En Route to the Olympics   

When we last checked in with skateboarding, the newly-minted Olympic sport was in disarray, with infighting over governance, a lawsuit from one... More>>

Article | June 28, 2017
CBS This Morning Interviews SDM Editor about the Economic Impact of Sports Tourism   

SDM’s readers already know the benefits a successful sports event can have on the host community’s economy. This month, however, the nation got... More>>

Article | June 28, 2017
The All-American Pastime for Sports Planners: Promoting the Fourth and Profiting from It   

Three cheers for the red, white and blue; they certainly can do a lot to keep sports events in the black. The Fourth of July is fast approaching and... More>>

Article | June 28, 2017
eSports Now Hosting Regional Qualifiers, Giving More Destinations an Opportunity to Serve this New Market   

The emerging industry of eSports just continues to grow. The announcement of their inclusion in the Asian Games (leading to much speculation about... More>>

Article | June 28, 2017
Inside Events: The Color Run   

The Color Run (tagline: “The Happiest 5K on the Planet”) is an untimed paint race that has, in a short time, become the largest running series in... More>>

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