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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 >>


DavidVilaSoccer

DV7 Soccer Academy Setting Up Camp in Canada for this Summer

July 9, 2019

David Villa, former World Cup, Euro & UEFA Champions League winner, is bringing his renowned DV7 Soccer Academy to Canada. more >>


WorldCurlingFed

Prince George, Canada, to Host World Women's Curling Championships

April 16, 2019

Prince George in B.C., Canada will host the World Women’s Curling Championships for the first time in 2020, from March 14 to 22. more >>


Penticon

Penticon Seeking Management for 'Signature Triathlon Event'

April 11, 2019

Penticton in Canada is inviting interest from event organizers to deliver a ‘signature triathlon event’ in August 2020. more >>


GranFondo

Gran Fondo World Tour Series Announces New Destinations

February 18, 2019

The 2019 Gran Fondo World Tour Series calendar is expanding with new destinations, including several in North America. more >>


PrimalQuest

Details Released on Tomorrow's Primal Quest Event in British Columbia

September 5, 2018

Primal Quest, the premier OCR expedition race, will take place in Canada for the first time. Scheduled for September 6-15, 2018. more >>


SuperLeague

Super League Triathlon Headed for Canada this Weekend

August 16, 2018

The second and final Qualifier event for Super League Triathlon’s (SLT) Championship Series takes place this weekend in Canada. more >>


PrimalQuest

Primal Quest Announces Details of B.C. Event

July 27, 2018

Primal Quest, North America’s Premier Expedition Adventure Race, will be held Sept. 6-15 in British Columbia. 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 >>


Drew Breese Academy

Drew Brees Launches Elite Football Passing Academy and Tournament at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Disney

December 12, 2012

New Orleans Saints quarterback Drew Brees is launching his first football academy next summer, the Drew Brees Passing Academy and Tournament for high... more >>


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Articles

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>>


rollerderby Article | October 5, 2016
Women’s Roller Derby International Playoffs Skate Through U.S. Cities

By: Michael Popke

The longtime grassroots sport of women’s roller derby has quietly been building a new generation of fans. Now, it’s gathering even more momentum...   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>>


OlympicImage Article | April 6, 2016
A Canada/USA Winter Olympics? It Could Happen

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Could there be a bid to host the Olympics that takes two countries to pull it together? As the Magic 8-Ball likes to say, Signs Point to Yes....   More>>


blank Article | December 28, 2015
The New Frontiers Are Here

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Star Trek fans will recognize space as “ the final frontier.” But in the sports industry, the new frontiers are more earthbound and often much...   More>>


blank Article | November 6, 2015
2015 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism

By: Mary Helen Sprecher, Peter Francesconi

In this issue, we introduce our awards program, Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism, with examples of quantifiable success stories...   More>>


blank Article | August 26, 2015
What You Need for Your Next Event: New Places, New Faces

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Going new places and learning new things – isn’t that on everyone’s bucket list? How about if Sports Destination Management gives you a hand in...   More>>


Article | July 6, 2015
Women's World Cup Final Sets TV Ratings Record

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The U.S. Men’s National Team just got kicked to the curb. Step aside, guys, and make way for the wild celebrations, congratulations and ultimately,...   More>>


Article | June 17, 2015
2026 World Cup Decision-Making Put on Hold

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The winner of the 2026 FIFA World Cup site selection process wasn’t expected to be announced until 2017. Now, it might take even longer – not...   More>>


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