Winter Sports


Melita to Host 2019 Canola Junior Curling Championships

March 15, 2018

The best young curlers in Manitoba will assemble in Melita for Manitoba’s 2019 Canola Junior Curling Championships. more >>


Eau Claire to Host USA College Curling Championships

March 9, 2018

The Eau Claire Curling Club is the host for the 2018 USA College Curling Championships March 9-11, 2018. more >>


CurlManitoba Hosting Credit Union Master Men's and Women's Provincial Championship

March 8, 2018

CurlManitoba is hosting the Manitoba's Credit Unions Master Provincial Championship March 8-12 at the Gimli Curling Club in Gimli, MB. more >>


Pigeon Forge Announces Indoor Snow Resort

March 7, 2018

Sports planners will find new venues in 2018 in Pigeon Forge, Tennessee, located in the foothills of the Great Smoky Mountains. more >>


Open Up to Adventure: Snohomish County

January 19, 2018

Open yourself up to adventure in Snohomish County, Washington. It’s the perfect backdrop for any sports event, and it’s perfectly accessible as... more >>


Deschutes County Fair and Expo Center

September 26, 2017

Located in beautiful sunny Redmond, Oregon, the Deschutes County Fair and Expo Center is the perfect location for virtually any type of sports event.... more >>


Chester County, Pennsylvania: Charming Scenery, Non-Stop Sports Action

September 4, 2017

Chester County’s Brandywine Valley is just a short drive from the high energy, on-the-go mentality of downtown Philadelphia. And while those... more >>


Google Cloud Named Official Cloud of the NCAA

January 15, 2018

The National Collegiate Athletic Association has announced Google Cloud as its official cloud provider. more >>


USA Luge Extends Three Sponsorships through Beijing 2022

January 15, 2018

USA Luge has extended sponsorship deals with three companies through to the 2022 Winter Olympic Games in Beijing. more >>


Snow Sports Participation Study Shows Strong Market for Winter Events

January 15, 2018

Snowsports Industries America (SIA), the non-profit trade association for the winter sports industry, announced its 2017 SIA Participation Study. more >>


Intrawest Resorts To Be Acquired By Aspen, KSL Capital Partners

April 17, 2017

ntrawest Resorts Holdings, a North American mountain resort and adventure company, has entered into a definitive agreement to be acquired by a newly... more >>

Destination Spotlights

blank Case study | February 2, 2018
True Grit   

By: Michael Popke

Locals of Ogden, Utah, boast of the city's "grit," embracing its heritage and history. These days, though, it's also a center for sports. More>>

Bloomington, Minnesota: More Sports than you ever Imagined Case study | December 31, 2012
Bloomington, Minnesota: More Sports Than You Ever Imagined   

By: Juli Anne Patty

You know the Mall of America, one of the world’s biggest malls and home of an indoor theme park. But did you also know that Bloomington, Minnesota,... More>>

Sioux Falls, South Dakota Case study | August 31, 2012
Sioux Falls, South Dakota: “The Heart of America” Stays Ahead of the Sporting Game   

By: Peter Francesconi

The brand for Sioux Falls is “The Heart of America,” and based on the accolades this largest city in South Dakota has received in recent years,... More>>

White Papers

NFHS Whitepaper | September 1, 2017
2016-2017 High School Athletics Participation Survey   

For the 28th year, participation in high school sports increased, as tracked by the National Federation of State High School Associations. More>>

COSki Whitepaper | January 1, 2016
Economic Study Reveals Ski Industry’s $4.8 Billion Annual Impact to Colorado   

Colorado Ski Country USA and Vail Resorts, Inc. announced an economic impact study of the state's skiing and snowboarding industry. More>>

ACSM Whitepaper | December 1, 2015
Worldwide Survey of Fitness Trends for 2016   

The American College of Sports Medicine has released its annual survey detailing the fitness trends for the coming year. More>>

US Sports Academy Whitepaper | May 20, 2013
Sports Fantasy Camps: Offering Fans a More Immersive Experience   

Today’s sport organizations have multiple ways of connecting with their fans, including social media, fantasy leagues, facility tours, and others. ... More>>



Sochi Article | January 24, 2018
Russian Renaissance: Sochi Striving to Become a Successful Resort City Four Years After Winter Olympics

By: Michael Popke

Russia spent $50 billion to host the 2014 Winter Olympics, and nearly four years later, that investment might be paying off. Sochi, although...   More>>

Hacker Article | January 24, 2018
‘Hacking is the New Juicing:’ Even the Olympics Have Fallen Prey

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The biggest latest threat to the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang isn’t North Korea/South Korea tensions. It isn’t doping. It isn’t even...   More>>

VolcanoBomb Article | January 10, 2018
Snowed Under: The Toll of the ‘Bomb Cyclone’ on Sports Events

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Snowmageddon. Bombogenesis. Bomb Cyclone. Whatever handle or hashtag you choose to hang on it, the weather is brutally cold and the precipitation has...   More>>

SkiJumpTraining Article | January 10, 2018
Warmer Temperatures Impacting Winter Olympic Athletes' Choices of Training Sites

By: Michael Popke

Whatever your stance on climate change, there’s no denying that Olympic athletes have been chasing snow all over the map in order to train. Some...   More>>

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