Rhode Island


RiMaConRelay

Hartford Marathon Foundation Announces Return of RiMaConn Relay Race

August 23, 2021

The endurance event is on Saturday, August 28, 2021, and spans 21 communities in Rhode Island, Massachusetts and Connecticut. more >>


AAU

AAU Bringing the Game This Summer

May 28, 2021

Baseball is coming to multiple destinations around the U.S., thanks to the AAU. more >>


AAU

AAU Baseball Swinging Into New Season

April 30, 2021

AAU swings into spring with baseball tournaments concentrated mainly on the East Coast - with a few exceptions. more >>


AAU

AAU Bringing the Baseball to New England

April 20, 2021

AAU has a full line-up of baseball action this summer, concentrated mainly in the New England area. more >>


Evergreen

Hartford Marathon Foundation Announces Evergreen Adventure

August 11, 2020

The Hartford Marathon Foundation (HMF) is encouraging the community to get outside and explore state parks. 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 >>


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Top Sports Facilities Honored

December 8, 2014

The American Sports Builders Association has announced the winners of its annual awards, honoring the best in sports facility construction. more >>


Ashaway

Ashaway Named Official String of Women's Squash Association

May 27, 2014

Ashaway Racket Strings has renewed its partnership program with the Women's Squash Association, as "The Official String of WSA." more >>


ITHOF

US Open to be Showcase for New Exhibit

August 26, 2013

A new museum exhibit will honor the 40-year anniversary of the Billie Jean King/Bobby Riggs 'Battle of the Sexes' Match. more >>


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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 >>


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Articles

FIVB Article | November 7, 2021
Up for Bid: Beach Volleyball World Championships in 2023, 2025 and 2027

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The beach is calling. Are you ready to answer? The FIVB Beach Volleyball World Championships (2023, 2025, 2027) are up for bid and those interested...   More>>


blank Article | November 1, 2021
Flag Football: The Next Big Growth Sector

By: Garland Cooper

One of the fastest-rising sports of our time is flag football. The NAIA has established it as an Emerging Sport for Women and has partnered with the...   More>>


blank Article | May 12, 2021
Reinvesting in the Future to Build Economic Impact

By: Mark McCarter

The economic impact from sports (something so modest as a few cents on a dollar) can be reinvested by communities for exponential growth.   More>>


Cycling Article | March 15, 2021
Wheels Are Turning on Local, Regional and Federal Bicycling Trails

By: Michael Popke

Bicycling is flourishing in the age of social distancing, and renewed interest in the sport also has increased awareness that more (and safer)...   More>>


blank Article | January 20, 2021
Taking the Sports Hosting Game by Storm

By: Cindy Cantrell

Sports history runs deep win the Northeast region. Dr. James Naismith invented basketball in Springfield, Massachusetts in 1891, and William Morgan...   More>>


Article | October 23, 2020
Surprising Choices, Returns to Old Favorites for NCAA Championships

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

One of the most eagerly looked-forward-to site selection announcements of 2020 came down recently, and there’s a lot to be learned from it. With a...   More>>


Article | July 1, 2020
Can College Club Programs Help Boost the Sports Economy?

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

First came the news that a few colleges here and there were dropping sports programs because of COVID-19-related shortfalls. Then a few became dozens...   More>>


Article | January 30, 2020
Wrestling and Gymnastics: A Winning Combination

By: Michael Popke

When two entirely dissimilar sports share a venue, what happens? Success, if you’re going by the results of a combination gymnastics and wrestling...   More>>


blank Article | December 20, 2019
Varied Terrain and an Abundance of Sports

By: Cindy Cantrell

From warm and sunny to ice-cold and ready for skiing, the wide range of conditions in the Northeast is conducive to an equally wide range of sports....   More>>


BudgetCuts Article | July 10, 2019
Rhode Island School District Dumps All Sports as Part of Drastic Budget Cuts

By: Michael Popke

The concept that a school district would be so desperate to make budget cuts as to dump all its sports programs – well, it sounds like a nightmare....   More>>


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