USA_Wrestling

20th Annual Colorado Springs Metro Wrestling Championships to be Hosted by Doherty High School

January 22, 2020

As many as 27 high schools in the Colorado Springs area are preparing for this year's milestone event, set for January 24-25. more >>


Placer

Placer County Pentathlon Returns to Rocklin

January 22, 2020

The fourth annual Placer County Pentathlon returns to Sierra College on Sunday, Jan. 26 with fencing, swimming, running and laser pistol marksmanship. more >>


NerdSt

Nerd Street and PlayVS to Offer High School Esports Events

January 22, 2020

Nerd Street will broadcast and stream PlayVS state high school championship matches and regional championships across 13 states. more >>


FayetteCross

Fayetteville, Arkansas, to Host Pan-Am Cyclocross

January 22, 2020

Fayetteville, Arkansas has been selected to host the 2020 Pan-American Cyclocross Championships. more >>


USTA

Davis Cup Making a Return to Hawaii

January 22, 2020

Davis Cup tennis will return to Hawaii for the first time in 28 years at the Blaisdell Center March 6-7 in Honolulu, according to the USTA. more >>



FoundersGroup

MyrtleBeachGolfTrips.com Launches Redesigned, Content-Focused Website

January 20, 2020

MyrtleBeachGolfTrips.com announced a redesigned, content-focused website to simplify booking travel to the golf destination. more >>


Pepsi

Pepsi Furthers Affiliation with Sports Industry in California

January 20, 2020

Pepsi and Frito-Lay are now the exclusive soft drink and salty snacks partners across SoFi Stadium and Hollywood Park. more >>


VisitPittsburgh

VisitPITTSBURGH’s Campaign, Pull Up a Chair. You are Welcomed Here, Wins Prestigious Award

January 20, 2020

VisitPITTSBURGH’s Pull Up a Chair. You are Welcomed Here, launched less than a year ago, won thePRNEWS Digital Game-Changer Award. more >>


SPIbelt

High Five Events Announces Partnership with SPIbelt for 2020 3M Half Marathon Presented by Under Armour

January 20, 2020

High Five Events has named SPIbelt as the Official Race Belt of the 2020 3M Half Marathon presented by Under Armour. more >>


US_BC

Survey of USBC Open Championships Shows Positive Response

January 20, 2020

Satisfaction with the United States Bowling Congress Open Championships continued its upward trend, according to survey results. more >>



XFL

By the Numbers: XFL

January 22, 2020

The XFL, with eight teams, is getting ready to ride again. Whether it is going to ride to glory or, like last time, off into the sunset, remains to... more >>


VirtualRun

Virtual Events Bringing in New Registrations, Revenue

January 20, 2020

While we’ve seen plenty of virtual races in the marketplace, 2020 marks one of the most high-profile competitive events so far. Virtual fitness... more >>


PuertoRico

Sports Tourism Helping Puerto Rico Weather Physical, Economic Aftershocks

January 18, 2020

We’ve already seen sports tourism as a key to helping Puerto Rico come back from disaster, including crippling debt in 2015 and Hurricane Maria in... more >>


Puzzles

Inside Events: The World Cube Association

January 18, 2020

Not everyone is good at ball, strength or speed sports; some gravitate toward puzzles and other mind sports. One of the most prolific groups, in... more >>


SuerpBowlRings

Merch Madness: Counterfeiters vs. Customs Agents at the Super Bowl

January 17, 2020

Super Bowl fever is in high gear. But playing out in a shadow economy, not far from the Hard Rock Stadium, is another battle: the stealth game of the... more >>



LA_EDC

Sports in Los Angeles and Orange Counties: An Economic Development Analysis

January 1, 2020

In 2018, the sports industry in greater Los Angeles generated considerable economic activity by adding $6.2 billion in economic output and supporting... more >>


BowlingGreen

The Motivation of Seniors: Why They Participate in the Senior Games

December 1, 2019

It is well known that physical exercise can promote individuals' healthy lifestyles and physical condition, and many research studies have been done... more >>


ACSM

ACSM Worldwide Survey of Fitness Trends

November 1, 2019

What sports will be in? What will tie in with current travel offerings? The American Society of Sports Medicine's Annual Survey of Fitness Trends... more >>


WomensRunning

New Research: Women's Running Report

October 1, 2019

The Women’s Running 2018 Audience Study offers a wealth of market research on America’s fast-growing audience of women runners. more >>


RunSignUp

Race Trends: Annual Statistical Report

September 1, 2019

Do sign-up apps actually help generate increased registration for sports events? This report uses RunSignup’s registration data from the past four... more >>



Cycling

Lehigh Valley, PA Offers Top Athletic and Entertainment Options

January 22, 2020

From wide open fields to state-of-the-art indoor facilities, Lehigh Valley is the perfect destination for your next event. Located just 60 minutes... more >>


Sports_PNW

Play PNW Sports: Snohomish County, Washington

January 21, 2020

Welcome to PNW Sports! In Snohomish County, Washington, dedication to your successful event is our badge of honor. Located in northwest Washington... more >>


BullheadCity

Bullhead City: The Hotspot for Sports Tourism

November 22, 2019

Boasting an estimated 360 days of sunshine each year, Bullhead City, Arizona, is quickly becoming the nation’s hotspot for sports tourism. more >>


Rockytop

Compete at a Higher Level in Gatlinburg, Tennessee

November 14, 2019

Offering tournament planners, coaches, teams and spectators a one-of-a-kind sporting event, Rocky Top Sports World adds the backdrop of the Great... more >>


FITTEAM

Play Where Champions Play

November 5, 2019

At The Palm Beaches, sports organizers find a welcoming environment and premier sports facilities for all levels of play—from amateurs to... more >>


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