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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

Snowboarder Article | April 6, 2016
Shuffling Snow from Site to Site Means Winter Events Can Survive

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Following a year in which the International Ski Federation has cancelled or amended many World Cup events due to unseasonably warm weather around...   More>>


blank Article | March 2, 2016
Just Add Water - Organizations and Venues Combine Efforts to Make Big Splashes in Aquatics-Based Sports Tourism

By: Michael Popke

As swimming and diving events proliferate nationwide, sports tourism officials around the country are recognizing the long-term benefits of...   More>>


blank Article | March 2, 2016
A Golden Era of Golf

By: Juli Anne Patty

In 2016, golf takes the Olympic stage once again after more than a century. While many sports experience an “Olympic effect”—a boost in...   More>>


blank Article | March 2, 2016
Kick It Up!

By: Peter Francesconi

Whether it’s the U.S. Women’s National Team charging onto the field to face international competition, regional tournaments for teenagers or kids...   More>>


UCLACampus Article | February 10, 2016
Los Angeles Proposes UCLA for Olympic Village in 2024

By: Tracey Schelmetic

As the world edges closer to learning who will host the 2024 Olympic Games, it’s time to bring out all the details. And one of those is the...   More>>


World_BeachGames Article | February 10, 2016
World Beach Games Coming to San Diego in 2017

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The World Beach Games are coming to San Diego in 2017. And it’s not surprising if this international multi-sport festival is still under the radar:...   More>>


SuperBowl50 Article | February 3, 2016
San Francisco Expected to Net $220M from Super Bowl

By: SDM Editorial Team

The economic impact of Super Bowl 50 on the San Francisco area is estimated at more than $220 million.   More>>


la_stadiumrendering Article | January 27, 2016
With the Promise of a Team, L.A. Looking at Hosting Super Bowl

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Well, that didn’t take long. With Los Angeles as the next home of the Rams, the topic of future Super Bowl locations is already on the table, and...   More>>


YouthSoccerPark Article | January 27, 2016
Super Bowl Demolition of Youth Soccer Park has Locals Crying Foul

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Demolishing a kids’ soccer park in order to make way for a media village: it’s not something anyone wants to be guilty of, but the NFL, in a year...   More>>


Article | January 13, 2016
Sacramento Thriving from Sports-Related Economic Development

By: Tracey Schelmetic

Make no mistake: Lots of cities say they can bring in big economic impact, thanks to sports tourism. Not all of them can, however, and there are some...   More>>


Destination Spotlights

blank Case study | February 28, 2019
Orange County’s Great Park Continues Epic Evolution   

By: Michael Popke

In the early days of 2019, the new Great Park Ice facility opened in Irvine, California, with a series of public skates that provided a preview of... More>>


blank Case study | September 14, 2018
A Winning Game in Southern California   

By: Peter Francesconi

When it comes to finding a destination to host sporting events, Irvine, California, needs to be at the top of the list. At the center of Orange... More>>


blank Case study | March 23, 2018
Irvine Ups its Sports Destination Game   

By: Michael Popke

Dave Lucey repeats himself a lot these days, but he doesn’t mind. “The new Orange County Great Park Sports Complex is 194 acres — more than... More>>



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