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USTA Announces Dates for US Open Qualifying Tournament

June 14, 2019

The USTA announced that the 2019 US Open Qualifying Tournament will begin on Monday, August 19 and run through Friday, August 23. more >>


Lupus

Yoga Studios Hosting Stretch to End Lupus

June 10, 2019

On June 15-16, yoga studios across NYC will support the Lupus Foundation of America Northeast Region’s first annual Stretch to End Lupus. more >>


Troon

Troon 2019 Challenge Schedule Announced

June 6, 2019

Troon has announced the dates and locations nationwide for its 2019 Troon Challenge event. more >>


USGA

34 Sites to Conduct U.S. Senior Open Qualifying

May 9, 2019

34 sites will be conducting 18-hole sectional qualifying between May 14 and June 10 for the 2019 U.S. Senior Open Championship. more >>


NYRR

New York Road Runners Announce Popular® Brooklyn Half

May 2, 2019

New York Road Runners (NYRR), the world’s premier community running organization, has announced its Popular® Brooklyn Half. more >>


Fortnite

Fortnite World Cup to Include $3M Creative Competition

April 23, 2019

Epic Games will host a $3M USD competition based in Fortnite‘s Creative mode at the World Cup in July at the US Open grounds in NYC. 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 >>


ShapeMarathon

Shape Women's Half Marathon Coming to NYC

April 10, 2019

The 2019 Shape Women’s Half-Marathon will kick off the celebratory weekend with its Women Run the World Panel. more >>



IGHG

IHG® Hotels & Resorts Named Official Hotel and Hotel Loyalty Partner of the US Open Tennis Championships

April 22, 2019

IHG® Hotels & Resorts has been named the official hotel and hotel loyalty partner for the US Open Tennis Championships. more >>


USTA

USTA Donates to Ronald McDonald House

January 28, 2019

The USTA Employee Green Committee visited the Ronald McDonald House of the Greater Hudson Valley in Valhalla, NY. more >>


NFHS

NFHS Network, New York State Association Reach Agreement to Stream State Championships

December 3, 2018

The NFHS Network will stream championship events of the New York State Public High School Athletic Association. more >>


NYRR

NYRR Releases Impact Report

November 19, 2018

New York Road Runners (NYRR) released its annual Impact Report for Fiscal Year 2018 (April 2017-March 2018), more >>


Albancy

Albany Convention Center Authority Shows Increased Economic Impact on Region

October 22, 2018

The Albany Convention Center Authority highlighted increased total economic impacts generated by the Albany Capital Center. more >>


USTAq

USTA Announces Statue of Althea Gibson on US Open Grounds

May 29, 2018

The USTA will commission a statue to commemorate tennis legend and American pioneer Althea Gibson on the grounds of the US Open. more >>


Tagmarshal

Tagmarshal Elevating Player Experiences at Westchester Country Club

April 23, 2018

Tagmarshal is empowering the operation at the exclusive Westchester Country Club, ranked among America’s top-30 private clubs. more >>


Albany

Albany Capital Center Hosts 139 Events in Its Inaugural Year

February 5, 2018

The Albany Capital Center has closed out its opening year with 139 events concluded over 197 event days and 4,285 hotel room nights for the year. more >>


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Articles

Article | December 16, 2015
NYC Youth Sports Groups: Budget Won’t Suffice to Redevelop Pier 40

By: Tracey Schelmetic

New York’s Pier 40, once the passenger terminal for the Holland America line, has since served as overflow parking and commercial warehouse space,...   More>>


Article | December 16, 2015
Old Borscht Belt Resort in Catskills May Become a Youth Sports Complex

By: Tracey Schelmetic

Remember the old resorts in the Catskills, brought to life in movies like ‘Dirty Dancing?’ One of them may have a second life as a youth sports...   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>>


Article | September 23, 2015
Papal Visit Wreaking Havoc on Sports Events

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

You’ll occasionally hear that a sports event is on, “come hell or high water.” Make that holy water. The visit of Pope Francis to select...   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
Long Island High School Sued After Sweaty Wrestling Mats Lead to MRSA

By: Tracey Schelmetic

A school is the basis of a lawsuit claiming students contracted staph infections when personnel failed to change sweat-soaked wrestling mats for...   More>>


Article | August 6, 2015
LaGuardia to Receive Long-Overdue Renovation

By: Tracey Schelmetic

New Yorkers may be proud of their city, but one thing that doesn’t instill much pride is the Big Apple’s airports, which are over-crowded,...   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>>


Destination Spotlights

Long Island, New York Case study | December 31, 2009
Long Island, New York - Carrying On a Long Sports Tradition   

By: Jennifer Alten

The name "Long Island" refers to the area's geography, obviously, but it also works well to describe its history of sports. While the region might... More>>



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