Ontario


CanadaGames_Logo

Niagara 2021 Canada Summer Games Moved to 2022

November 9, 2021

The 2021 Canada Summer Games in Niagara have been postponed until 2022 due to the COVID-19 pandemic. more >>


IntlJumpRope

IJU Announces Change to Scheduled Event

August 9, 2021

The International Jump Rope Union has delayed its World Championships to allow competitors more time to prepare for the event. more >>


OverActiveMedia

OverActive Media Announces US$500m Toronto Esports Arena

May 12, 2021

OverActive Media has unveiled plans to build a new 7,000-seater esports and entertainment venue at Exhibition Place in Toronto, Canada. more >>


USL

USL Announces Dates, Locations of 2021 Kick Offs

April 9, 2021

The 168-game regular season will kick off on Saturday, April 10, making it the first professional men’s league in the US to do so. more >>


ToughMudder

Tough Mudder Announces 2021 Series

March 16, 2021

Tough Mudder has announced its 2021 series of events across the nation. more >>



SportsEngine

SportsEngine and Ontario Soccer Extend Official Technology Partnership

December 21, 2020

SportsEngine, Inc. has announced that it has extended its partnership with Ontario Soccer as the official technology provider. more >>


TeamSnapOntario

Ontario Volleyball Signs New Partnership with TeamSnap

August 19, 2019

TeamSnap announced it has partnered with the Ontario Volleyball Association, the governing body for the sport in Ontario. 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 >>


Content not yet available.

Articles

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>>


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 | August 25, 2015
‘Rage Room’ a Smashing Success with Disgruntled Sports Fans

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Fights in the stands. A shouting match in a sports bar. Spouses yelling at one another during a Super Bowl party. It’s not uncommon for a game to...   More>>


Article | July 29, 2015
Possible Public/Private Partnership with Canada on New Sports Venue

By: Tracey Schelmetic

Cities and regions that wish to attract sports venues are becoming more creative in how they are financed. One example is a proposed partnership...   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>>


Article | June 3, 2015
Could FIFA Scandal Bring the World Cup to the USA Sooner?

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The sports event planning industry awoke last week to watch the rest of the world learn what it had suspected all along: the FIFA process for...   More>>


Article | April 15, 2015
Toronto Positioning Itself to Become World Curling Hotspot

By: Tracey Schelmetic

While many people’s exposure to curling is limited to the Winter Olympic Games, the sport’s permanent fan base is expanding. And Canada, which...   More>>


Destination Spotlights

Content not yet available.



Subscribe to SDM