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Article | November 20, 2017
2017 CHAMPIONS OF ECONOMIC IMPACT IN SPORTS TOURISM   

Sports Destination Management is proud to announce the 2017 “Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism.” The nominees this year were... More>>



TableTennis
Article | December 13, 2017
With a Bid on International Table Tennis, San Jose Spins into the Limelight   

When Dionne Warwick hit the charts in 1968 with “Do you know the way to San Jose,” she put the city on the pop culture map. Nearly 50 years... More>>



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Article | November 29, 2017
One Year Later: Fire-Ravaged Tennessee Destinations Have Message of Hope for California   

As residents and business owners take stock of the fire damage to California’s wine country, a sports destination in Eastern Tennessee is watching... More>>



MultiSport1
Article | November 20, 2017
Horse Country   

The classic image of rider and horse clearing a fence in a steeplechase. The roar of a Sunday afternoon crowd as a cowboy charges out of the chute... More>>



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Article | November 20, 2017
Played on Three Surfaces, Played by All Ages   

Thanks to the Olympics, interest in volleyball remains strong. That it can played anywhere, from a grassy backyard to a gymnasium to a sandy beach,... More>>



Facilities1
Article | November 20, 2017
Tennis Facilities that Ace the Competition   

U.S. tennis participation continues to grow, although not by the leaps and bounds the sport experienced during the boom times of the 1970s and ’80s... More>>



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Article | November 20, 2017
Recurring Events: Continuing the Discussion   

Last year, we discussed the benefits of recurring events, and some best practices for crafting events that would return to a destination on a regular... More>>



OpenWaterSwim
Article | November 15, 2017
World Beach Games in San Diego Shrinking in Scope, Budget   

The World Beach Games, originally scheduled for San Diego in 2017, were bumped to 2019. Now, organizers are saying it will be a smaller event, with... More>>



Disney
Article | November 15, 2017
Disney is Feeling the Sting of Late Cancellation of Running Events   

Mickey Mouse won’t be acting as course marshal in Anaheim, thanks to the cancellation of all 2018 RunDisney events. And the late notice has left a... More>>



Wildfires
Article | November 1, 2017
California Wildfires Continue to Impact Sports Events   

As Northern California’s Wine Country continued to burn, event organizers ranging from golf club owners to high school athletic directors were... More>>



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