Individual Sports Articles

Article | December 12, 2018
Cuing Up its Campaign, Snooker Heads to the Bargaining Table for the 2024 Olympics in Paris   

It’s known for bringing big-money tournaments to cities nationwide and being played in bars and basements everywhere. It’s fun, easy to learn and... More>>

Article | December 12, 2018
Instructing Outdoor Sports Enthusiasts in the School of Rocks   

Stacking stones? Creating totems? Try: spreading graffiti. National parks are reporting an uptick of vandalism – and the odd part is, most visitors... More>>

Article | December 12, 2018
Despite Opposition, International Gymnastics Votes to Include Parkour   

We wouldn’t recognize gymnastics these days if it didn’t include controversy. The International Gymnastics Federation voted to officially include... More>>

Article | November 28, 2018
Runners Race to Join Virtual Marathon Craze   

The desire to run in the 2019 New York City Marathon motivated 500 runners to participate in their own 26.2-mile “virtual” marathons (no... More>>

Article | November 28, 2018
Pinning Down a Growing Trend: Women’s Wrestling Leading to Uptick in Events   

Women’s wrestling is one of the fastest-growing sports in the country and the University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point has become the latest school to... More>>

Article | November 28, 2018
eSports Stadiums Helping Cities Land Tournaments   

The baseball season might be over but in some cities, venues are still getting use – for eSports. As the demand grows, cities across the U.S. are... More>>

Article | November 28, 2018
Amazon’s Expansions: What Can Two New HQ Cities Mean to Sports Tourism?   

The announcement that Amazon has selected two cities – Long Island City, New York, and Arlington, Virginia – to split its HQ2 dropped like a bomb... More>>

Article | November 19, 2018

SDM is proud to announce its 2018 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism award winners. This year’s Champions represent the most notable... More>>

Article | November 19, 2018
Strengths, Weaknesses, Opportunities and Threats: Sports Tourism Looks Ahead   

“To be a champion, I think you have to see the big picture. It’s not about winning and losing; it’s about everyday hard work and about thriving... More>>

Article | November 15, 2018
American Trail Running Association   

The American Trail Running Association (ATRA) was founded in 1996 as a Colorado not for profit corporation to represent and serve the mountain, ultra... More>>

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