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World Triathlon Series Montreal Events Shifting to October

October 1, 2020

The World Triathlon Executive Board has approved a new date for the 2020 World Triathlon Series (WTS) Montreal event. more >>


RosesTourney

65 Roses Ladies Golf Classic Coming to Earl Grey Golf Course

September 25, 2020

The 31st edition of the tournament will be held at Earl Grey Golf Course on September 28, 2020, in support of Cystic Fibrosis Canada. more >>


WTU

World Triathlon Shares Event Updates

September 1, 2020

The International Triathlon Union (World Triathlon) Executive Board has approved some changes on the 2020 calendar. more >>


ITU

ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Edmonton Releases New Details of Event

July 16, 2020

The ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Edmonton, slated for Edmonton, Alberta, in Canada, will be held August 17-23, 2020. more >>


FIFA

FIFA Concludes FIFA World Cup 2026™ Candidate Host City Workshops

July 15, 2020

The interactive online workshop gathered all 17 candidate host cities from the USA to discuss the process of the 2026 World Cup. more >>



GolfCanada

Youth on Course Expands Internationally, Announces Partnership with Golf Canada

May 20, 2019

Youth on Course, in partnership with Golf Canada and Alberta Golf, breaks international ground and brings affordable junior golf to Canada. more >>


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USOC Statement on Suggested Boycott of the Winter Olympics in Russia

July 17, 2013

The USOC has released the following statement about suggestions to boycott the Winter Olympics in Russia. more >>


USA Triathlon

USA Triathlon Announces Partnerships with Raceday Transport, SelfGrip and Virtual Race Bags

February 13, 2013

USA Triathlon today announced supplier-level sponsorship agreements with endurance sports industry leaders Raceday Transport, SelfGrip Athletic Tape... more >>


Liberty Mutual Insurance

Liberty Mutual Insurance Celebrates "One Year Out" with Company-wide Salute to Team USA

February 7, 2013

Newest U.S. Olympic Committee sponsor counts down to the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, featuring 15 U.S. Olympians, Paralympians and... more >>


Buffalo Wild Wings

Buffalo Wild Wings Expands College Sports Alliance with NCAA Sponsorship

January 22, 2013

Buffalo Wild Wings announced that it has entered into a partnership with the NCAA. The agreement designates Buffalo Wild Wings as the “Official... more >>


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Articles

CalgaryImage Article | September 24, 2020
Forget Bubbles - Calgary is Pitching Itself as an Igloo for Winter Sports

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Face it: we’ve been so preoccupied with tournaments in soccer, volleyball and basketball that we haven’t even considered the 2021 winter sports...   More>>


XFL Article | August 4, 2020
From XFL to Lingerie, Alternative Football Could Drive Venue Use in Cities

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The definition of the eternal optimist might be found in the owners of alternate football leagues. Cases in point this week: Mike Ditka and Dwayne...   More>>


WorldCup Article | April 28, 2020
Waiting Game: FIFA World Cup Site Decision Another Casualty of COVID-19

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The FIFA World Cup in 2026 is further out than most sports commissions are looking at the moment, but they will have to wait to find out whether...   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>>


Calgary Article | October 31, 2018
Calgary Watching Bid to Hold Olympic Torch in 2026 Go Down in Flames

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Calgary, which once looked like such a strong candidate (and perhaps the surest bet) to host the 2026 Winter Olympics, is watching its bid goes down...   More>>


MAp Article | June 27, 2018
United Bid Won the Right to Host 2026 World Cup — But What's Next?

By: Michael Popke

It took only hours after FIFA’s big announcement for cities named as potential hosts for 2026 World Cup action to start talking themselves up. No...   More>>


Golf Article | May 16, 2018
Golf Courses Delay Openings After Extended Winter Weather

By: Michael Popke

Old Man Winter’s refusal to go quietly has forced the delayed opening of golf courses in several states and Canadian provinces. From New York to...   More>>


FIFAWorld Article | April 4, 2018
United Bid Finalizes List of Stadiums but Much Remains to be Decided

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The United Bid Package is a wrap. Let the waiting game begin. The list of potential U.S. host cities has been presented, but don’t go throwing...   More>>


2017 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Awards Article | September 1, 2017
LAST CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Awards

By: Sports Destination Management Team

It's time for Sports Destination Management to recognize sports tourism leaders. Help salute events that make sports tourism grow. Our deadline is...   More>>


WorldCup_FIFA Article | August 23, 2017
44 North American Cities Vying for 2026 World Cup

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The FIFA fallout hasn’t stopped (in fact, a recent report on criminal activities will probably throw gasoline on the fire, considering FIFA...   More>>


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