Individual Sports Articles

Article | January 17, 2022
Could Cross Country Be on the Comeback Trail to the Olympics?   

Could cross country running return to the Olympics? It was all the way back in summer of 2020 that we first heard the rumblings – then silence. But... More>>

Article | January 15, 2022
Up for Bid: USA Gymnastics National Events   

Destinations with indoor facilities have the opportunity to vault into national prominence by hosting one or more of USA Gymnastics’ signature... More>>

Article | January 14, 2022
Beyond “The Longest Yard:” Prison Sports Programs Enrich Inmates   

Maybe all you know about sports in prison was learned from watching the classic 1970s Burt Reynolds movie, The Longest Yard (and what critics called... More>>

Article | January 14, 2022
Nationwide, Efforts to Expand Access to Youth Sports   

Sports are BACK and cities want kids to get back in the game. As a result, there has been a plethora of initiatives to expand access to youth sports,... More>>

Article | January 3, 2022
Inside Events: The National Collegiate Acrobatics & Tumbling Association   

The fast-growing sport of collegiate acrobatics and tumbling (it’s on the NCAA’s list of Emerging Sports for Women) is governed by the National... More>>

Article | December 22, 2021
Stranded Runners and Hypothermia Worrying Endurance Race Directors   

Ice, snow and freezing temperatures are part of endurance events in the winter. But when those conditions become too harsh, bad things can happen –... More>>

Article | December 22, 2021
No Baseball in the Los Angeles Olympics? Not Yet, Anyway   

The IOC has released its list of sports for Los Angeles 2028 and baseball and softball are (wait for it) OUT. Of course, that doesn’t mean they... More>>

Article | December 22, 2021
Want More Youth in Sports? Give Them More Options   

According to a new national survey of almost 6,000 students from public, private and charter high schools, kids are looking for more sports and... More>>

Article | December 22, 2021
New Study Documents Challenges Facing Event Operators   

What can a snapshot view of the running event industry, told from the point of race directors, teach us about sports management as a whole? Quite a... More>>

Article | December 19, 2021
New Spaces, New Places   

If part of your 2022 game plan was to keep your event fresh by seeking out a new destination or two, you need to bookmark this article. It includes... More>>

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