Multi Sport Games


IRONMAN

IRONMAN Lists Three Events Acquired from Rev3

March 21, 2019

IRONMAN has acquired three races from Revolution3 Triathlon in Virginia, Connecticut and Maine, and has announced registration for each. more >>


Senior

Greater Fort Lauderdale to Host 2021 National Senior Games

March 20, 2019

The National Senior Games will hold its 2021 event in the Greater Fort Lauderdale area. more >>


Ironman

IRONMAN Announces New Race in Traverse City, Michigan

March 19, 2019

IRONMAN, a Wanda Sports Holdings Company, announced a new race to be held in Traverse City, Michigan next summer. more >>


ChicagoNorthwest

Meet Chicago Northwest Welcomes Annual Midwest Blind Bowlers Tournament

March 14, 2019

The Windy City Blind Bowlers are proudly hosting the 62nd Annual Midwest Blind Bowlers Tournament and Convention on March 15 – 17, 2019. more >>



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Sports Tourism is on Fire in Maryland!

October 17, 2018

Maryland is the heart of sports and the place to play. With venues for lacrosse, basketball, soccer, beach volleyball, triathlons, martial arts,... more >>


RoundRock

Top 5 Reasons to Bring Your Tournament to Round Rock

September 5, 2018

As the Sports Capital of Texas, Round Rock holds a reputation for being a sports tourism hot spot. There are all kinds of reasons to bring your... more >>


San Marcos Sports

San Marcos, Texas: Where Sports Just Come Naturally

March 7, 2018

Nestled between Austin and San Antonio, San Marcos is a sweet spot for sports, with vibrant natural beauty and plentiful outdoor amenities. From... more >>


SnoCo

Open Up to Adventure: Snohomish County

January 19, 2018

Open yourself up to adventure in Snohomish County, Washington. It’s the perfect backdrop for any sports event, and it’s perfectly accessible as... more >>


LER1

Deschutes County Fair and Expo Center

September 26, 2017

Located in beautiful sunny Redmond, Oregon, the Deschutes County Fair and Expo Center is the perfect location for virtually any type of sports event.... more >>



SportManitoba

2018 Manitoba Games powered by Manitoba Hydro Create Major Economic Impact in Thompson

March 18, 2019

Thompson, Manitoba played host to the 2018 Manitoba Games and Sport Manitoba has released the economic impact assessment report. more >>


Toyota

USA Triathlon Driven to Name Toyota as Mobility Partner

March 11, 2019

USA Triathlon today announced Toyota as its Exclusive Mobility & Automotive Partner for the next two years. more >>


USA_Tri

USA Triathlon, HotelPlanner Announce Alliance through 2022

January 28, 2019

USA Triathlon announced a HotelPlanner, an online booking system, as the organization’s Official Booking Partner through 2022. more >>


USPEA

US Equestrian Names Additional USEF/USPEA Para-Equestrian Dressage Center of Excellence

January 21, 2019

US Equestrian (USEF) and the United States Para-Equestrian Association (USPEA) announced a new Center of Excellence (COE). more >>


Destination Spotlights

blank Case study | February 28, 2019
Orange County’s Great Park Continues Epic Evolution   

By: Michael Popke

In the early days of 2019, the new Great Park Ice facility opened in Irvine, California, with a series of public skates that provided a preview of... More>>


blank Case study | November 13, 2018
Bolstering Success in a Burgeoning Destination   

By: Michael Popke

To say that Speedway Village — a massive privately-owned indoor and outdoor sports complex that added more components in early 2018 — has... More>>


blank Case study | September 14, 2018
‘Tournament Town’ Expands   

By: Michael Popke

When the Greensboro Area Convention & Visitors Bureau created a position in 2004 exclusively aimed at boosting sports tourism business in North... More>>


White Papers

RedTorch Whitepaper | May 1, 2018
#SportOnSocial2018   

This report ranks the social media performance of 35 international federations of the IOC from March 2017 to February 2018. More>>


Olympics Whitepaper | May 1, 2017
Rio: The Legacy - A report by the International Olympic Committee   

The IOC has a released a report, showcasing the ways Rio was "made a better place" by the presence of the 2016 Summer Games. More>>


Tokyo2020 Whitepaper | February 1, 2016
Report: Tokyo's High-Level Principles for Sustainable Olympic and Paralympic Games   

Tokyo has released its report on the plan to create a sustainable and eco-friendly 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games. More>>


Olympic Rings Whitepaper | February 1, 2015
Bidding for the Olympics: Fool's Gold?   

While much is promised to cities who bid on the Olympics, the reality may not live up to the hype. More>>



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Articles

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

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

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>>


NoOlympics Article | November 28, 2018
Why Are Cities Backing Away from Hosting the Olympics?

By: Michael Popke

More cities are dropping out of bidding for the Olympics than are staying in the race. Calgary is the latest casualty and is only a symptom of the...   More>>


blank Article | November 19, 2018
2018 CHAMPIONS OF ECONOMIC IMPACT IN SPORTS TOURISM

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

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>>


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

By: Mary Helen Sprecher, Peter Francesconi

“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>>



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