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ISU

Interest Strong in Hosting International Figure Skating Events

August 20, 2019

A number of destinations, including those in Utah and California, as well as Canada, have bid to host international figure skating events. more >>


Vans

Vans Park Series Tour Announces New Parks

August 6, 2019

The Vans Park Series park terrain skateboarding tour has gifted three new state-of-the-art parks to select cities on the global tour. more >>


Selkirk

Pickleball Tournament of Champions Rolling into Utah

July 30, 2019

The Pickleball Tournament of Champions is coming to Brigham City, Utah, from August 21-24, with Selkirk Sport as a presenting sponsor. more >>


TBT

The Basketball Tournament Announces Bracket and Locations for 2019

July 17, 2019

The Basketball Tournament, the $2M summer basketball event televised live on ESPN, announced the bracket for this year’s tournament. more >>


USA_Tri

USA Triathlon Announces Full Calendar of Regional Championships for 2019

June 19, 2019

USA Triathlon has announced its full calendar of Regional Championships for 2019, with events for age-group, youth and paratriathletes. more >>


USA_Gym

Salt Lake City to Host 2019 American Classic and Hopes Classic

June 17, 2019

The 2019 American Classic and Hopes Classic will be held at the Jon M. Huntsman Center at the University of Utah campus in Salt Lake City. more >>


USABA

USABA Announces Sports Events for Months Ahead

May 1, 2019

The USABA (United States Association of Blind Athletes) has provided a listing of events on their calendar for the coming months. more >>


IRONMAN

IRONMAN Whittles Down Finalists to Host World Championship

April 29, 2019

Chattanooga, Tennessee, and St George, Utah, have been named finalists to host the 2021 IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship. more >>



Selkirk

Selkirk Sport Named Presenting Sponsor of 2019 Pickleball Tournament of Champions

August 19, 2019

The Tournament of Champions, presented by Selkirk Sport, will take place from August 21-24 at the Brigham City Pickleball Courts. more >>


YouthOnCourse

Youth on Course Announces Four New Partnerships to Expand Junior Golf Access in 22 States

March 26, 2018

Youth on Course has expanded its national affordable golf program to four new associations. more >>


ASBA

ASBA Honors Distinguished Sports Facilities for 2016

December 12, 2016

The American Sports Builders Association has announced the winners of its annual awards, which best exemplify construction excellence. more >>


Utah_OfficeOutdoorRec

Utah's First Outdoor Recreation Director Stepping Down

December 14, 2015

Brad Petersen, director of Utah's Office of Outdoor Recreation, is resigning to work in the private sector. more >>


UtahState

Utah State to Offer Degree in Outdoor Apparel and Product Design

August 17, 2015

Utah State University will be the home of the nation’s first undergrad degree in designing and constructing outdoor apparel and products. more >>


USOC

USOC Kicks Off "Road to Sochi" Tour

October 28, 2013

Events designed to fan the Olympic flame and build the buzz for the Winter Olympic Games in Sochi, Russia, are underway. 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 >>


AVP Logo

AVP Pro Beach Volleyball Signs Agreement with CBS Sports Network, CBS Interactive

May 2, 2013

The AVP has reached a multi-media agreement with CBS Sports Network and CBS Interactive to showcase the 2013 AVP Pro Beach Volleyball Tour. more >>


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Articles

BaseballInGrass Article | May 1, 2019
Sports Turf Expert: Don’t Burn Your Fields to Dry Them

By: Michael Popke

It certainly made headlines: the high school coach who tried to dry his wet field by dousing parts of it with gasoline and dropping a match. Other...   More>>


AAF Article | March 6, 2019
What’s Going on With the Alliance of American Football?

By: Michael Popke

The Alliance of American Football’s regular season kicked off in early February and is expected to continue until mid-April. So far, so good. The...   More>>


blank Article | February 28, 2019
Purple Mountain Majesties

By: Tracey Schelmetic

The mountain region of the U.S. has much of its sporting infrastructure courtesy of nature, including the Rocky Mountains and other ranges such as...   More>>


SLC Article | January 9, 2019
Salt Lake City Suddenly Emerges as Serious Contender to Host 2030 Winter Olympics

By: Michael Popke

Calgary may have taken itself off the list of cities vying to host the 2026 Winter Olympics, but another North American winter sports destination —...   More>>


blank Article | March 29, 2018
Big Skies and High Hopes

By: Michael Popke

The mountain region of the United States covers a wide swath of land — some of it arid, some of it snowy and all of it ideal for hosting a variety...   More>>


blank Article | February 2, 2018
USA Bobsled Skeleton

By: Amanda Bird

The United States Bobsled & Skeleton Federation (USBSF) is the official national governing body for bobsled and skeleton in the United States. It...   More>>


SrAth Article | September 20, 2017
Inside Events: Huntsman World Senior Games

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The Huntsman World Senior Games, an international multi-sport event for athletes age 50 and up, is held in St. George, Utah, next month. It includes...   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>>


NoGames Article | July 12, 2017
A History Lesson: Why Denver Snubbed the 1976 Olympics

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Cities used to rush the Olympic bargaining table. Today, they don’t. But the roots of refusal actually stretch back nearly 50 years, to the time...   More>>


Destination Spotlights

blank Case study | February 2, 2018
True Grit   

By: Michael Popke

Locals of Ogden, Utah, boast of the city's "grit," embracing its heritage and history. These days, though, it's also a center for sports. More>>



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