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USABA

USABA Announces Success with Recent Events, Releases Calendar of Competitions

November 15, 2019

The United States Association of Blind Athletes has released a calendar of events, as well as news of interest to athletes and coaches. more >>


USA_Tri

Time to Tri Recruiting New Triathlon Participants Through Rock 'n' Roll Marathon for Second Consecutive Year

November 14, 2019

USA Triathlon and IRONMAN® are hosting informational sessions at Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon Series® expos across the country. more >>


LaJolla

USTA National Hard Court Challenge Set to Return to La Jolla

November 13, 2019

United States Tennis Association’s National Hard Court Championships will be December 2-8, 2019 at the La Jolla Beach & Tennis Club. more >>


Otillo

OTILLO SwimRun to Host First U.S. Event in California

November 13, 2019

The ÖTILLÖ Swimrun series has established its first race in the USA. more >>


USA_Cycling

USA Cycling Announces Championships for 2020

November 7, 2019

USA Cycling has announced the 2020 USA Cycling National Championships schedule, which begins in April. 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 >>


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Articles

SeaOtter Article | March 7, 2018
The Sea Otter Classic

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

There’s a lot to be learned from an event that started as a regional mountain bike race and grew into the largest cycling festival in North...   More>>


XGames Article | February 7, 2018
By the Numbers: Winter X Games

By: Michael Popke

The 22nd edition of ESPN’s annual winter action sports competition, X Games Aspen 2018, just wrapped at the end of last month, with athletes...   More>>


blank Article | February 4, 2018
Change of Scenery

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Moving to a new location can rejuvenate a sports event. After all, it brings in new athletes, new spectators and a change of venue. You get different...   More>>


blank Article | February 1, 2018
When Extreme Meets Mainstream

By: Tracey Schelmetic

Skateboarding and BMX will feature prominently in the next Summer Olympics. For now, here’s your chance to learn about the issues shaping those...   More>>


Santa Barbara Article | January 24, 2018
In Wake of Mudslides and Fire, Cancelled Sports are the Least of Santa Barbara’s Worries

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

When mudslides cancelled the duel in the pool between the University of Southern California-Santa Barbara and the University of Nevada-Las Vegas, it...   More>>


TableTennis Article | December 13, 2017
With a Bid on International Table Tennis, San Jose Spins into the Limelight

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

When Dionne Warwick hit the charts in 1968 with “Do you know the way to San Jose,” she put the city on the pop culture map. Nearly 50 years...   More>>


MascotwKid Article | November 29, 2017
One Year Later: Fire-Ravaged Tennessee Destinations Have Message of Hope for California

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

As residents and business owners take stock of the fire damage to California’s wine country, a sports destination in Eastern Tennessee is watching...   More>>


blank Article | November 20, 2017
Horse Country

By: Michael Popke

The classic image of rider and horse clearing a fence in a steeplechase. The roar of a Sunday afternoon crowd as a cowboy charges out of the chute...   More>>


OpenWaterSwim Article | November 15, 2017
World Beach Games in San Diego Shrinking in Scope, Budget

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The World Beach Games, originally scheduled for San Diego in 2017, were bumped to 2019. Now, organizers are saying it will be a smaller event, with...   More>>


Disney Article | November 15, 2017
Disney is Feeling the Sting of Late Cancellation of Running Events

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Mickey Mouse won’t be acting as course marshal in Anaheim, thanks to the cancellation of all 2018 RunDisney events. And the late notice has left a...   More>>


Destination Spotlights

blank Case study | August 29, 2013
Stockton: The WIN Country of California   

By: Linda Driscoll-Dobel

Stockton, traditionally part of California’s viticulture scene, has been reinventing itself as the Win Country of California. More>>


blank Case study | April 29, 2011
Setting a Course for Santa Clarita, CA   

By: Juli Anne Patty

A description of Santa Clarita, California, reads like a sports destination wish list: championship facilities, an enthusiastic sports community and... More>>


Bakersfield, California Case study | June 30, 2009
Bakersfield, California   

By: Jennifer Alten

Nestled in the southern central San Joaquin Valley of California, Bakersfield boasts of beinga sports-friendly city for good reason. With over 300... More>>



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