Alberta


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 >>


USA_WaterSki

Edmonton to Host Under 21 Water Ski World Championships

July 3, 2019

The 9th Under 21 Water Ski World Championships will be held July 4-7, 2019, at Shalom Park in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. more >>


USA_Bobsled

Olympic Track in Calgary to Host Last Sliding Events this Weekend

February 22, 2019

This may be the last time Calgary hosts a sliding event; the track is facing closure due to a lack of funding for a needed renovation. more >>


ParaToughCup

ParaTough Cup Headed to Toronto and Calgary

February 18, 2019

The Paralympic Foundation of Canada's ParaTough Cup will be heading to Toronto and Calgary over the coming month, it has been announced. more >>


SportManitoba

Hockey Manitoba Names Team for Canada Winter Games

February 14, 2019

Hockey Manitoba has announced the roster for the U16 Male Team Manitoba who will participate in the 2019 Canada Winter Games. more >>


RedDeer

2019 Canada Games Coming to Alberta

February 6, 2019

The Canada Games will take place February 15-March 3, 2019, in Red Deer, Alberta. more >>


ITU

ITU Action Coming to Alberta

January 28, 2019

The International Triathlon Union (ITU) has announced that Edmonton, Canada, will host a leg of the 2019 ITU Mixed Relay Series. more >>


USA_Bobsled

Changes Coming to Bobsled Events for Winter Season

October 15, 2018

Racing and training events in women's monobob have been announced for the 2018-2019 winter season. 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 >>


K&K Insurance

New Sports Program with Significantly Reduced Insurance Rates Now Available for Walk/Run Events

January 17, 2013

K&K Insurance Group, Inc., a sister company to Affinity Insurance Services, Inc. and a managing general underwriter, today announced a new specialty... more >>


PHT

Sports & Fitness Coalition Announces Exciting Consumer Campaign

January 16, 2013

This month, leading sports and fitness industry companies and organizations, as well as other corporate partners, will launch PHIT America, an... more >>


USTA

Tennis Participation Grows 4 Percent in U.S

January 14, 2013

Tennis participation in the U.S. grew 4% in 2012, topping 28 million players for the first time since 2009, according to an annual survey by the U.S.... more >>


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Articles

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>>


Calgary Article | May 31, 2017
Winter 2026 is Coming, Says Calgary, and they Want to Host

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Winter is coming. Specifically, Winter 2026, when Calgary would like to host the Olympics. And according to a survey, nearly two-thirds of the 1,949...   More>>


Calgary Article | February 8, 2017
Calgary Explores Another Olympic Bid

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

If everything old is new again, then Calgary is brand-spankin’-new. Canadian politicians remain “really interested” in a bid for the 2026...   More>>


CandadianOlympics Article | May 18, 2016
Facing Too Many Obstacles, U.S./Canada Olympics Bid Falls Apart

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The thought of having a U.S./Canadian-hosted winter Olympics is over. The original concept, proposed in early April, called for having Québec,...   More>>


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