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Article | June 17, 2015
2026 World Cup Decision-Making Put on Hold   

The winner of the 2026 FIFA World Cup site selection process wasn’t expected to be announced until 2017. Now, it might take even longer – not... More>>


Article | June 3, 2015
Could FIFA Scandal Bring the World Cup to the USA Sooner?   

The sports event planning industry awoke last week to watch the rest of the world learn what it had suspected all along: the FIFA process for... More>>


Article | June 1, 2015
Fewer Rainouts? NOAA Presents Below-Average Hurricane Season Forecast   

The six-month period of June 1 through November 30 is generally regarded as the at-risk time in the Atlantic area. Sports event planners can be... More>>



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Article | April 29, 2015
Running Skills: More Cities are Partnering with Facilities, Coaches and Clubs to Promote Finish-Line Destinations   

It’s the oldest sport in the world, but track & field isn’t resting on its laurels. Its athletes are constantly evolving, and destinations have... More>>



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Article | April 29, 2015
The Makings of a First-Class Fishing Hole   

A first-class fishing hole is (as might be expected) filled with prize catches, but more than that, it offers special amenities to its participants,... More>>



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Article | April 7, 2015
Inside Events: USA Team Handball   

If you're still envisioning handball as a marginalized pastime -- something played only in rec centers with a small ball, USA Team Handball has a... More>>



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Article | January 22, 2015
Birmingham, AL, Tapped for World Games 2021   

#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>>



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Article | January 15, 2015
The Games in Birmingham? It Could Happen   

Recently, the hashtag was #Boston2024. But now it's #Birmingham2021. With World Games at stake, Alabama is ready to play. More>>



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Article | October 22, 2014
Outstanding Venues: Build the Perfect Event from the Ground Up   

The best way to build a great event is from the ground up. Here are some of the country's most outstanding venues to get you started. More>>



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Article | October 21, 2014
Volleyball Serves Up Winning Combinations   

Fueled by interest in the action on beach and sand courts, volleyball is experiencing growth in all sectors. Here's what keeps it going. More>>



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