Multi Sport Games Articles

Article | July 12, 2017
Some Shooting Sports on the Outs Internationally: What Event Owners Need to Know   

The Olympic Games have evolved and with them, the sports presented. Some aspects of sports were eliminated (compulsory figures in ice skating) and... More>>

Article | July 12, 2017
A History Lesson: Why Denver Snubbed the 1976 Olympics   

Cities used to rush the Olympic bargaining table. Today, they don’t. But the roots of refusal actually stretch back nearly 50 years, to the time... More>>

Article | July 12, 2017
Inside Events: USA Sumo   

The centuries-old discipline of sumo wrestling originated in Japan but is practiced throughout the world. In this country, USA Sumo is the organizing... More>>

Article | July 12, 2017
With Formation of World Skate, Skateboarding May Have Set Aside Infighting En Route to the Olympics   

When we last checked in with skateboarding, the newly-minted Olympic sport was in disarray, with infighting over governance, a lawsuit from one... More>>

Article | June 28, 2017
3-on-3 Basketball Named Official Olympic Sport   

In addition to hosting five new sports, Tokyo 2020 is gaining a reputation for variations on existing sports. Among those are new divisions and... More>>

Article | June 28, 2017
Tug-of-War over 2024 Olympics Appears to be Pulling in Paris’ Favor   

Two cities, two continents, one agenda. The awarding of the 2024 Olympic Games is getting closer each day, and with it comes the previously... More>>

Article | June 28, 2017
Olympic Channel to Debut, Bringing New Tie-Ins for Amateur Sports   

Channel surfing? Soon, there will be another swell to ride as the Olympic Channel returns to the pay-TV lineup. And it’s something sports planners... More>>

Article | June 28, 2017
eSports Now Hosting Regional Qualifiers, Giving More Destinations an Opportunity to Serve this New Market   

The emerging industry of eSports just continues to grow. The announcement of their inclusion in the Asian Games (leading to much speculation about... More>>

Article | June 14, 2017
Inside Events: The Donate Life Transplant Games of America   

A multi-sport event with a philanthropic focus, the Donate Life Transplant Games are open to individuals who have undergone life-saving transplant... More>>

Article | June 14, 2017
Gymnastics Gives OK to Obstacle Course Discipline: What Event Planners Need to Know   

There’s a new gymnastics discipline in town. It’s based on obstacle racing, and event owners will need to be aware of it. The good news, though,... More>>

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