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USA_T

New Partnership Announced Ahead of Legacy Tri, Age Group Nationals

July 16, 2019

The alliance was forged as a way for the organizations to collectively grow the sports of swimming and triathlon. more >>


IndoJax

Surf Camp Destinations Named

July 15, 2019

A number of coastal destinations will be hosting Surf camps by non-profit Indo Jax® Charities. more >>


PlacerValley

Touching All the Bases in Placer Valley

July 15, 2019

Placer Valley, California, has baseball, softball and even disc golf on tap this month. more >>


adidas

Adidas Announces Efforts, Events with 1Climb

July 15, 2019

adidas Outdoor announced a new partnership with 1Climb, a non-profit organization co-founded by world-renowned climber Kevin Jorgeson. more >>


WTT

WTT San Diego Aviators Announces Details of July 22 Event

July 12, 2019

The San Diego Aviators announced former Australian Open and US Open semifinalist CoCo Vandeweghe will play on Monday, July 22. more >>


WOR

WOR Outdoor Championships Coming to Huntington Beach

July 11, 2019

The 2019 WOR Outdoor Championships will be held July 11-14, 2019, in Huntington Beach, California. more >>


USA_Paratri

2019 Toyota USA Paratriathlon National Championships Announce Details of Event

July 9, 2019

USA Triathlon and the Challenged Athletes Foundation (CAF) will offer a prize purse at the 2019 Toyota USA Paratriathlon National Championships. more >>


KitKat

Details Announced on Esports Event, Rivalry Weekend

July 9, 2019

Rivalry Weekend, part of the Overwatch League’s Homestand series, on August 24-25, is hosted by The Los Angeles Valiant. more >>



Ruby

Rugby World Cup Sevens Generates Positive Impact for San Francisco Bay Area

March 4, 2019

Rugby World Cup Sevens 2018 generated both a positive economic and community impact on the San Francisco Bay Area. more >>


Troon

Troon Announces Expansion, Corporate Move

November 12, 2018

To accommodate regional growth interests and opportunities, Troon® has expanded and opened a corporate office in Irvine, California. more >>


Headsweats

Headsweats Renews Partnership with US Trail Running Conference

June 11, 2018

Headsweats has renewed its partnership with the 2018 US Trail Running Conference as the Official Headwear Supplier for attendees. 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 >>


USA Waterski

USA Water Ski Announces 2017 Club Growth Challenge Winners

March 19, 2018

USA Water Ski has announced the winners of the 2017 Club Growth Challenge Initiatives Contests, intended to get more people on the water. more >>


Farmers

Farmers Insurance extends sponsorship of Farmers Insurance Open through 2026

February 12, 2018

Farmers Insurance, title sponsor of the Farmers Insurance Open, has signed an extension to carry its commitment through 2026. more >>


TROON

Indian Wells Golf Resort Wins California Golf Course Owners Association’s “Community Environmental Award”

January 8, 2018

Indian Wells Golf Resort recently received the “Community Environmental Award” from the California Golf Course Owners Association. more >>


LASports

Tony Sciarrino Elected Chairman of L.A. Sports Council

December 11, 2017

The L.A. Sports Council has announce that Tony Sciarrino has been elected as the organization’s new chairman of its Board of Directors. more >>


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Articles

CollegeTri Article | November 1, 2017
On the Radar: College Triathlon is on the Rise

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

When USA Triathlon announced Millikin University in Decatur, Illinois, as the latest school in the nation to add a varsity women’s triathlon...   More>>


Armwrestling Article | October 18, 2017
Seven Niche Sports, One Common Denominator: The Quest for Recognition

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Seven niche sports that couldn’t be more different just got a common denominator: they took their first steps toward international recognition....   More>>


Oakland Article | October 4, 2017
Oakland Ball Club Selects New Stadium Site, But Obstacles Remain

By: Michael Popke

The Oakland A’s are going to be sticking around, at least if the site that has been selected yields the stadium that has been promised. A 13-acre...   More>>


blank Article | September 26, 2017
Your Home-Field Advantage Starts Here

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Much has been written about home base and home-field advantage. What about when you’re looking for all that in a home away from home? If your...   More>>


blank Article | September 25, 2017
Go West for Sports Opportunities

By: Michael Popke

The Southwest and Pacific Coast regions of the U.S. have much to offer, including a pleasant mix of seasons, with opportunities for just about every...   More>>


blank Article | September 25, 2017
Popularity Waves

By: Michael Popke

With water covering 71 percent of the earth’s surface, plenty of cities have built tourism and sports industries in, on and around the natural...   More>>


blank Article | September 25, 2017
Softball Raises Its Game

By: Peter Francesconi

Softball’s popularity continues to grow, not just in the U.S., but worldwide. In 2020, it returns as an Olympic sport at the Tokyo Summer Games....   More>>


Plague Article | September 6, 2017
Plague Bacteria Discovered in Arizona Counties. What Health Officials are Saying and How to be Prepared.

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

While a hurricane was washing over portions of Texas, a very different problem was spreading in the desert climate of Arizona. And when folks started...   More>>


OJMems Article | September 6, 2017
O.J. Simpson Pop-Up Museum Raises Eyebrows in Los Angeles’ Chinatown

By: Michael Popke

How weird have sports-related tourist attractions gotten? How about a pop-up museum dedicated to a disgraced football icon? The O.J. Simpson Pop-Up...   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>>


Destination Spotlights

blank Case study | November 20, 2017
A SoCal Destination with Small-Town Hospitality   

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

If you thought Los Angeles, site of the 2028 Olympics, had the lock on California’s best sports facilities, prepare to have your paradigm shifted.... More>>


blank Case study | September 25, 2017
Growing Sports Events, Inside and Out   

By: Peter Francesconi

What do you do with nearly 500 acres in Los Angeles County? You create a venue that allows entertainment and sports to thrive. That’s what was... More>>


blank Case study | September 25, 2017
SoCal Atmosphere in a Suburban Los Angeles Destination   

By: Michael Popke

Conejo is Spanish for rabbit, and although organizers don’t see many rabbits in the area these days, Southern California’s Conejo Valley is... More>>



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