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Popular Culture
Article | April 28, 2013
Soccer: Popular Culture   

How popular is soccer in the U.S.? Here’s an interesting stat: An ESPN Sports Poll says there’s at least one soccer player in 30 percent of all... More>>



Getting Kids to
Article | April 26, 2013
Getting Kids to "Tri": An Interview with Brian D'Amico, Youth Event and Program Manager for USA Triathlon   

Keeping kids active has a new secret weapon: the wow factor. While many sports have been talking about new player initiatives and making fitness fun,... More>>



Go to the Head of the Class: Educational Programs for a Smoother Career Path: An Interview with Robin Ammon, Ph.D.
Article | April 25, 2013
Educational Programs for a Smoother Career Path: An Interview with Robin Ammon, Ph.D.   

Fueled by the proliferation of events offered, the ever-exploding numbers of athletes participating and the competition to host travel teams and... More>>



The Age of Sports: Planning Events for Senior Athletes: An Interview with Marc T. Riker
Article | April 25, 2013
Planning Events for Senior Athletes: An Interview with Marc T. Riker   

Getting older and slowing down? Not unless you're talking about the laptops these athletes are carrying as they travel from event to event. More>>



SwimmingThumbnail
Article | March 4, 2013
Swimming and Diving: The Meaning of Speed   

You hear it a lot: “one of the fastest pools in the country.” But what does it mean? What makes a pool 'fast' and, when planning a sports event,... More>>



Travel Options: Hotels and Lodging
Article | February 28, 2013
Travel Options: Hotels and Lodging   

Starting the search for out of town accommodations always includes an element of the unknown. In fact, it can be a little like a blind date: you... More>>



Insurance: Operation Liability Coverage
Article | February 28, 2013
Insurance: Operation Liability Coverage   

Playing sports always comes with the risk of potential physical injury, but last year, we were reminded that the abuse of children can take place in... More>>



Medical Support Planning and Prep: Medical Planning for Public Events
Article | February 28, 2013
Medical Support Planning and Prep: Medical Planning for Public Events   

The potential for a medically related adverse situation, whether emergent, urgent, or mundane, exists within any group of people. When a large crowd... More>>



Olympic Rings
Article | February 20, 2013
USOC Takes the First Step on the Long Winding Road to a 2024 Olympics   

It’s long past time and America deserves, and has earned, a ninth Olympic Games. More>>



Emerging Markets: Get Out of Your Venue Rut
Article | December 31, 2012
Emerging Markets: Get Out of Your Venue Rut   

Repetition has long been known to be beneficial to athletes in practice sessions. When it comes to the location of sports events, though, for... More>>



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