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USA_Bobsled

USA Bobsled Push Championships Kick Off Tomorrow in Lake Placid

September 18, 2019

The 2019 USA Bobsled Push Championships will kick off the competitive season on the wheeled push track in Lake Placid, N.Y. on Thursday. more >>


CurlManitoba

Planning Underway For Bob Picken Masters Bonspiel

September 4, 2019

The daytime-only bonspiel will be played Monday, September 30 to Friday, October 4, 2019, with a maximum entry of 40 teams. more >>


USA_Curl

Fargo-Moorhead CC set to host 2020 College Championship

August 30, 2019

The six-sheet Fargo-Moorhead Curling Club (FMCC) in Fargo, N.D., has been selected to host the 2020 USA Curling College National Championship. more >>


Raleigh

"Sticks and Stones" Event Coming to Raleigh

August 23, 2019

Two favorite winter Olympic sports, hockey and curling, come together for "Sticks and Stones" in Raleigh, North Carolina. more >>


LugeCanada

Canada to Host 2021 World Luge Championships

August 19, 2019

Whistler will host the 2021 World Championships in Luge, according to Luge Canada. more >>



Snohomish

Play PNW Sports: Snohomish County, Washington

January 23, 2019

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


Chester

Chester County, Pennsylvania: Charming Scenery, Non-Stop Sports Action

September 4, 2017

Chester County’s Brandywine Valley is just a short drive from the high energy, on-the-go mentality of downtown Philadelphia. And while those... more >>



VBR

VBR Sports Releases New Promotional Video

July 22, 2019

Visit Virginia’s Blue Ridge (Visit VBR) and VBR Sports unveiled a new video showing that sports tourism is alive and growing in the region. more >>


49_DegreeNorth

Washington Ski Area 49° North Mountain Resort Sold

May 20, 2019

CMR Lands LLC has announced the acquisition of 49° North Mountain Resort, a ski area located on Chewelah Mountain in Northeast Washington. 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 >>


SFIA

SFIA Announces 2018 Sports, Fitness and Leisure Activities Topline Participation Report

April 2, 2018

Every year, the SFIA releases the participation topline summary tracking activity participation study in the country. more >>


GoogleCloud

Google Cloud Named Official Cloud of the NCAA

January 15, 2018

The National Collegiate Athletic Association has announced Google Cloud as its official cloud provider. more >>


Destination Spotlights

blank Case study | September 4, 2019
‘City for Champions’ Project Taking Olympic City USA to New Levels   

By: Michael Popke

No other destination in the U.S. is as deserving of the nickname “Olympic City USA” as Colorado Springs, Colorado. Want proof? It is home of the... More>>


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>>


TriCities Case study | September 1, 2018
Southeastern Washington State’s Dry Region Provides Year-Round Athletic Opportunities   

By: Michael Popke

When thinking of the Pacific Northwest, a dry desert region may not be top-of-mind, so the Tri-Cities’ 300 annual days of sunshine will come as a... More>>


White Papers

Whitepaper | December 10, 2012
Climate Impacts on the Winter Tourism Economy in the United States   

In the many U.S. states that rely on winter tourism, snow is currency and climate change is expected to contribute to warmer winters, reduced... More>>


Whitepaper | November 20, 2012
Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics 2011-12 Research Grants Initiative   

In May 2011, the Knight Commission announced a new initiative to fund research on policy issues in college sports. The program was intended to... More>>


Whitepaper | February 13, 2012
Sports Betting and Corruption   

The glorious uncertainty of sport and the honesty and upright image of athletes are popular and motivational values that risk being undermined unless... More>>


Articles

blank Article | February 2, 2018
The Northeast: Using Teamwork to Take the Sports World by Storm

By: Michael Popke

If you doubt the allure of the Northeast for sporting events, check out the number of destinations there that the NCAA chose as host cities for...   More>>


blank Article | February 1, 2018
Unpredictable Weather? Not a Problem

By: Michael Popke

Mother Nature can be temperamental, and that can wreak havoc with planning outdoor sports events, including those held over the winter months....   More>>


Sochi Article | January 24, 2018
Russian Renaissance: Sochi Striving to Become a Successful Resort City Four Years After Winter Olympics

By: Michael Popke

Russia spent $50 billion to host the 2014 Winter Olympics, and nearly four years later, that investment might be paying off. Sochi, although...   More>>


Hacker Article | January 24, 2018
‘Hacking is the New Juicing:’ Even the Olympics Have Fallen Prey

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The biggest latest threat to the Winter Olympics in PyeongChang isn’t North Korea/South Korea tensions. It isn’t doping. It isn’t even...   More>>



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