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InternationalHockey

IIHF Confirms New Date of Women's World Championships

August 19, 2021

Hockey Canada and the IIHF confirmed the Women's World Championships have been rescheduled for August 20 to 31. more >>


WorldTri

World Triathlon Announces Championship Events

July 26, 2021

The dates for the 2021 World Triathlon Sprint & Relay Championships have been confirmed. more >>


WorldCurlingFed

Women's World Curling Championship Moving to Calgary Bubble

April 1, 2021

The 2021 World Women's Curling Championship has been moved to the Calgary bubble after the event was initially cancelled. more >>


WorldCurlingFed

Calgary Named Hub City for 2021 World Men's Curling Championship

March 30, 2021

The 2021 World Men's Curling Championship will be among several curling events that will take place in a bio-secure bubble in Calgary. more >>


FIH

2021 International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) World Junior Championship Coming to Canada

January 5, 2021

The 2021 International Ice Hockey Federation (IIHF) World Junior Championship is expected to be held at a single venue in Canada. 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 >>


USOC  Logo

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

FIVB Article | November 7, 2021
Up for Bid: Beach Volleyball World Championships in 2023, 2025 and 2027

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The beach is calling. Are you ready to answer? The FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships (2023, 2025, 2027) are up for bid and those interested...   More>>


blank Article | November 1, 2021
Flag Football: The Next Big Growth Sector

By: Garland Cooper

One of the fastest-rising sports of our time is flag football. The NAIA has established it as an Emerging Sport for Women and has partnered with the...   More>>


RavensStadium Article | September 22, 2021
FIFA Begins Visits to Potential 2026 World Cup Host Cities

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

It’s not your imagination – you really are seeing more announcements from sports commissions nationwide about their cities’ campaigns to host...   More>>


CFLXFL Article | April 26, 2021
What Could an XFL/CFL Co-Op Mean for Football Destinations?

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Just as March got underway, the rumblings began of the potential for the XFL and the CFL (Canada’s version of the NFL) to work together. The fact...   More>>


WorldCup Article | January 30, 2021
FIFA Hoping to Make 2026 World Cup Host Announcements by End of Year

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The wait for the official announcement of U.S. host cities for the 2026 World Cup has certainly seemed interminable and it just got a little longer....   More>>


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>>


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>>


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>>


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>>


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>>


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