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USOpen

US Open Wild Card Challenge Kicks Off This Week

July 8, 2019

The US Open Wild Card Challenge, to award an American man and woman a main draw wild card into the US Open, will kick off this week. more >>


TIA

Tennis Industry Announces Dates of Business, Sports Events

July 1, 2019

The Tennis Industry Association, which tracks and covers business matters in the sport, announced its annual Forum and other events. more >>


SeaOtterCanada

Sea Otter Canada to Debut this Summer

June 18, 2019

The Sea Otter Classic announced it will launch the Sea Otter Canada in Blue Mountain, Ontario, in July. more >>


NHL

NHL Announces Final Details on Gaming World Championship

May 20, 2019

The National Hockey League announced final details and information on its 2019 NHL Gaming World Championship™. more >>


bassmasters

TNT Announces Schedule of Sponsored B.A.S.S. Events

May 7, 2019

TNT Firework has signed on to sponsor B.A.S.S. high school and college fishing programs and as title sponsor of the TNT B.A.S.S. Nation Series. more >>


USA_Bass

USA Bass Announces Competitive Events in Tennessee and Canada

April 22, 2019

USA Bass has announced the dates and locations of two major fishing events. more >>


USOpen_Golf

USGA Announces U.S. Open Qualifying Sites

April 22, 2019

The USGA has announced its list of local qualifying venues for the 2019 U.S. Open to be played at Pebble Beach (California) Golf Links. 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 >>



Scotiabank

Home of the Maple Leafs and Raptors to Become Scotiabank Arena

September 25, 2017

The home of the Toronto Maple Leafs and Toronto Raptors will be transformed into the Scotiabank Arena in July, 2018. 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

Offseason Article | March 20, 2019
Investing in Terrain for Cycling, Running and Climbing Means No Off Season for Ski Resorts

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The announcement that Alterra Mountain Company would invest $181 million across multiple North American destinations might not have been a surprise...   More>>


RollingGreen Article | February 20, 2019
Get Ready for Rolling Greens, the First Cannabis-Friendly Golf Club in North America

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

As marijuana moves from the sidelines to center field, the sports industry is climbing aboard the lucrative cannabis train. The latest development,...   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>>


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>>


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>>


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>>


Article | December 2, 2015
Windsor, Ontario, to Create “Sports Tourism Czar”

By: Tracey Schelmetic

Sports commissioner? Think of a term with a more international flavor when it comes to Canada. The City of Windsor, Ontario recently voted to hire a...   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>>


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