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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

Cheer Article | December 13, 2017
Cheer Vaults into the International Spotlight via Winter Olympics

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

When Team USA competes this winter in PyeongChang, expect there to be some additional some new vocal support outside of the parents, friends and the...   More>>


Skijoring Article | November 29, 2017
Skijoring: The Niche Sport You Never Met Could Be the Revenue Stream You’ve Always Dreamed Of

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

To the initiated, skijoring sounds bizarre. An activity in which a skier is pulled by a galloping horse at high speeds through obstacles, it’s been...   More>>


Heliski Article | November 15, 2017
Bringing a Formerly Extreme Sport to Ski, Snowboard Enthusiasts

By: Michael Popke

Planners of winter and snow events might want to put this into the planning file: heli-skiing is working to reinvent itself as an easy-to-plan...   More>>


WinterGames Article | November 1, 2017
In Ironic Twist, U.S. Back in the Game to Host Winter Olympics

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Want irony? The IOC has it. Innsbruck (who previously stepped in to host the 1976 Olympics following the first-ever referendum from the U.S.) just...   More>>



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