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USA Climbing Announces Dates and Locations of National Cup Series

October 18, 2019

USA Climbing is excited to announce the dates and locations of the 2019 National Cup Series. more >>


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Endurance Exchange in Tempe to be New Triathlon Business Forum

October 11, 2019

USA Triathlon and Triathlon Business International announced Endurance Exchange, an annual industry-wide triathlon conference. more >>


ITTF

Denver to Host One Table Tennis Event in TTX Format

October 8, 2019

The International Table Tennis Federation has announced that Denver and Rome will host events in the table tennis X (TTX) format. more >>


US_BC

BowlTV to Cover More Collegiate Action This Year

October 3, 2019

BowlTV will expand its collegiate livestreaming schedule in the 2019-2020 season. more >>


US_ABA

USABA Sets Forth Calendar of Events for Athletes with Visual Impairments

October 3, 2019

The U.S. Association of Blind Athletes has set forth its calendar of events for fall and early winter for athletes with visual impairments. more >>



ColoradoSprings

USA Diving Announces Move to Colorado Springs

September 12, 2019

USA Diving is taking the plunge and moving its offices to Olympic City USA. more >>


NAIA

NAIA Honors Outstanding Hosts for Sports Events

September 3, 2019

The National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) announced its third-annual host excellence award honorees last week. more >>


VisitPhoenix

Visit Phoenix Announces Karen Morris, CMP as New Director of National Accounts

August 26, 2019

Karen Morris, CMP, has joined Visit Phoenix’s convention sales team as Director of National Accounts. more >>


Selkirk

Selkirk Sport Named Presenting Sponsor of 2019 Pickleball Tournament of Champions

August 19, 2019

The Tournament of Champions, presented by Selkirk Sport, will take place from August 21-24 at the Brigham City Pickleball Courts. more >>


NAIA

Billings Sees Million Dollar Economic Benefit During DI Women's Basketball Championship

July 15, 2019

The 39th NAIA DI Women’s Basketball National Championship was hosted in Billings, Mont. and created a surge in the local economy. more >>



Surprise

Arizona’s New Top Tournament Destination

May 13, 2019

The city of Surprise has everything planners need in a sports tournament destination, with nationally recognized facilities, year-round sunshine,... more >>


Surprise

Surprise, AZ: Your #1 Destination for Sporting Events on the West Coast

January 9, 2019

The city of Surprise has everything you are looking for in a sports tournament destination, with nationally recognized facilities, year-round... more >>


Yuma

Yuma, Arizona: The World’s Sunniest Sports Destination

October 4, 2017

If you dread planning an event around the weather, let us to introduce you to the city that holds the Guinness World Record for the sunniest place on... more >>


White Papers

Whitepaper | March 7, 2013
Risk Management Plans: Existence and Enforcement at NIAAA Member High School Athletic Departments   

The purpose of this study was to explore the current scenario of interscholastic athletics in terms of the existence and enforcement of risk... More>>


Whitepaper | January 23, 2013
The Purpose of College Sports: Building a Brand and Providing Pride   

In the realm of college sports, the spectators play a vital role to the overall experience of the sporting event. However are all spectators fans,... More>>


Whitepaper | January 10, 2013
Kids and Sports: New Study to Determine Impact of Contact Sports on Children   

Sports are fun and playing sports can be wonderful for kids: they get a healthy workout, learn to appreciate physical fitness, and they learn other... More>>


Whitepaper | December 20, 2012
Sports Branding is Not for the Faint of Heart   

This paper explores the various challenges marketers and sports teams have to keep fans loyal and active with their brand. It examines the impact of... More>>


Destination Spotlights

blank Case study | September 4, 2019
‘City for Champions’ Project Taking Olympic City USA to New Levels   

By: Michael Popke

No other destination in the U.S. is as deserving of the nickname “Olympic City USA” as Colorado Springs, Colorado. Want proof? It is home of the... More>>


blank Case study | September 4, 2019
Tucson Emerges as Major Destination for Sports and Fun in the Sun   

By: Michael Popke

Tucson, a city of about 530,000 residents in Southern Arizona and located in the heart of the Sonoran Desert, was expected to host 50 sporting events... More>>


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>>


Articles

SummerGames Article | October 16, 2019
A Decision on the 2032 Summer Games Location? Don’t Hold Your Breath

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

While we all know where the 2024 and 2028 Olympics and Paralympics are going to be held, it was expected that the next host, for the 2032 Games,...   More>>


FluShots Article | October 2, 2019
With a Severe Flu Season Predicted, Should Youth Sports Require Vaccines?

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

After a relatively mild flu season last year, health officials are predicting a backlash for 2020; in fact, one child has already died – and the...   More>>


TheSecret Article | October 2, 2019
Can a Sci-Fi Quest Lead to Increased Outdoor Recreation? It Already Has

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

In the futuristic book, Ready Player One, a teenager and his friends are scrambling to find three keys hidden in a virtual universe. The individual...   More>>


GMGPlans Article | September 18, 2019
Site of Mass Shooting in Vegas Designated for Sports, Community Center

By: Michael Popke

Can sports help heal a community? Las Vegas hopes so. As the two-year anniversary of the deadliest shooting in modern U.S. history approaches, MGM...   More>>



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