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HoustonChevron

Final Details Released by Houston Marathon Committee

January 17, 2020

The Houston Marathon Committee (HMC) has announced a stellar elite field for the marathon and Half Marathon events on Jan. 19, 2020. more >>


IWF

Orlando Steps in to Host 2020 IWF World Masters Championship

January 17, 2020

The 2020 IWF World Masters Championship will be held in Orlando, Florida, from August 28 to September 5, a relocation for the event. more >>


PalmBeach

Palm Beach County to Host Varied Slate of Sports this Year

January 17, 2020

What does professional tennis, golf, polo and baseball have in common? They are all in Palm Beach County this year. more >>


ChicagoSports

Chicago Sports Commission Lists Activities for 2020

January 17, 2020

The Chicago Sports Commission has listed upcoming events for 2020, including volleyball, basketball, marathons and golf. more >>


Oracle

Oracle Challenger Series Bringing Top-Tier Talent to Newport Beach

January 16, 2020

The Oracle Challenger Series will be held January 27 – February 2, 2020 at the Newport Beach Tennis Club in Newport Beach, CA. 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 >>


Snohomish

Play PNW Sports: Snohomish County, Washington

November 4, 2019

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


Image

Burlington, Washington: Where the Grass is Greener

October 28, 2019

Burlington, Washington, situated between islands, mountains – and even Canada – is the greener side of the PNW, where tulips and daffodils bloom... more >>



PanamaCitybeach

Visit Panama City Beach to Serve as Title Sponsor for IRONMAN Florida Triathlon and IRONMAN 70.3 Gulf Coast Triathlon

January 13, 2020

IRONMAN announced a multi-year partnership with Visit Panama City Beach beginning in 2020. more >>


OnCoreGolf

Golf & Entertainment Complex Coming to New York

January 6, 2020

A first-of-its-kind sports entertainment complex including a fully-integrated hotel is coming to Buffalo, New York. more >>


AustinMarathon

Austin Gives Miles Introduces The Moody Foundation as Presenting Sponsor

December 30, 2019

Austin Gives Miles, the philanthropic program of the Ascension Seton Austin Marathon, introduces The Moody Foundation as its presenting sponsor. more >>


GwinnetCVB

Monte Ortel Announced As Executive Director Of The Gwinnett Sports Commission And The Mitsubishi Electric Classic

December 30, 2019

Monte Ortel, the Gwinnett CVB's new executive director, previously served as the Tournament Director of the Mitsubishi Electric Classic. more >>


NerdStreet

Nerd Street Gamers Announces Sweet New Partnership with MIKE AND IKE® for 2020 National Championship Series

December 30, 2019

MIKE AND IKE® Brand candies has been named the Official Partner of the 2020 National Championship series. more >>


Destination Spotlights

Hawaii Convention Center Case study | August 6, 2019
Hawai‘i Convention Center Offers Pacific Paradise for Sports   

By: Michael Popke

Just as appealing as the Hawai‘i Convention Center’s location in a tropical paradise is the fact that events do not have to bring flooring or... More>>


TriCities Case study | December 17, 2019
Southeastern Washington State’s Dry Region Providing Year-Round Athletic Opportunities   

By: Michael Popke

There’s a dry desert region in the Pacific Northwest (yes, really). It has plenty of space for water sports, sports fields that stay green... More>>


DSCedarPoint Case study | October 31, 2019
At Cedar Point Sports Center, it’s All About Sports Like No Other   

By: Judy Leand

Over the years, Cedar Point has thrilled visitors as “The Roller Coaster Capital of the World.” And in December 2019, it will be unveiling an... More>>


White Papers

RunningUSA Whitepaper | April 1, 2015
2014 State of the Sport - Part III: U.S. Race Trends   

This report tracks trends for U.S. running events in 2013; includes non-traditional races, half-marathons, women's events and more. More>>


RunningUSA Whitepaper | September 1, 2014
An Analysis of the Largest Road Races Nationwide: 2014   

Provides analytical data on the largest road races in the nation: participation numbers, dates and events, in a year-over-year comparison. More>>


Golf Whitepaper | August 1, 2014
Better Provisions for Lady Golfers   

A study of golf facilities and female athletes' input on how the facilities for a traditionally male game could be made more woman-friendly. More>>


WorldGolfFoundation Whitepaper | July 1, 2014
Golf Economy Report   

The 2011 Golf Economy Report focuses primarily on the economics (including tourism and hospitality) of golf in 2011. More>>


Articles

ToughMudder Article | January 8, 2020
Tough Times for Tough Mudder Show Dark Future for Obstacle Racing

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

What happens when a giant in the industry falls? It reverberates through those left standing. Tough Mudder might not have hit the ground (yet) but it...   More>>


Ebikes Article | January 8, 2020
Facing Lawsuit from Conservationists, NPS Backs Off on E-Bikes

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Hold it right there. The National Parks Service disbanded its e-bike advisory group in the face of a lawsuit from conservationists, alleging that...   More>>


Security Article | January 8, 2020
A Call for Increased Security at High School Sporting Events

By: Michael Popke

In the wake of a shooting at a New Jersey high school football game in November that killed a 10-year-old boy, the National Federation of State High...   More>>


YouthOlympics Article | January 8, 2020
2022 Youth Olympics Adds Sports, Touts Gender Equality

By: Michael Popke

In order to better reflect the modern age and its demands for diversity, the IOC has announced that the 2022 Youth Olympics will include not only a...   More>>



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