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NCAA

NCAA Championship Bid Portal Has Opened

August 26, 2019

While information has been available, the bid portal for those interested in hosting events in 86 of the NCAA’s 90 championships is now open. more >>


MDE_Tennis

Citi Open Welcoming Fans Back to Reimagined Experience

July 29, 2019

When fans enter the 2019 Citi Open today, they will be welcomed to a reimagined fan experience in stunning new hospitality settings. more >>


CitiOpen

Citi Open Ready to Take the Court with Strongest Field in Tournament History

July 25, 2019

The player lineup for the 2019 Citi Open is being heralded as the strongest field in tournament history and is set for July 27-August 4. more >>


WTT

WTT Schedule Announced for 2019

July 23, 2019

When World TeamTennis (WTT) steps on the court for its 44th season it will be serving up a lot of change. more >>


USOpen

US Open Wild Card Challenge Kicks Off This Week

July 8, 2019

The US Open Wild Card Challenge, to award an American man and woman a main draw wild card into the US Open, will kick off this week. more >>



US_ClubSoccer

US Club Soccer’s Kevin Payne Elected to Washington DC Sports Hall of Fame

June 24, 2019

US Club Soccer announced that CEO Kevin Payne has been elected to the Washington DC Sports Hall of Fame. more >>


CreditUnion

Credit Union Miracle Day Inc. Extends Sponsorship of Credit Union Cherry Blossom Ten Mile Run Through 2021

February 4, 2019

Credit Union Miracle Day Inc. has renewed its title sponsorship of "The Runner's Rite of Spring®" for two more years, 2020 and 2021. more >>


PHIt

PHIT Act Re-introduced to Congress

April 10, 2017

The Personal Health Investment Today Act was re-introduced to both the U.S. House of Representatives and Senate. more >>


WeAreGolf

PGA TOUR’s Billy Hurley III to Attend National Golf Day 2017

March 13, 2017

WE ARE GOLF notes the PGA TOUR’s Billy Hurley III will attend National Golf Day's 10th anniversary on Wednesday, April 26 on Capitol Hill. more >>


CherryBlossom

2017 Credit Union Cherry Blossom Ten Mile Run Gains Gold Level Inspire Status

March 13, 2017

The 2017 Credit Union Cherry Blossom Ten Mile Run on April 2 has Gold Level Inspire Certification from the Council for Responsible Sport. more >>


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Articles

PokemonGo Article | September 4, 2019
Thought Pokémon Go Was Dead? Get Ready for the Second Coming

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

If you thought Pokemon Go was dead, get ready for the Second Coming of Pikachu. The augmented reality app that was the hot trend in the summer of...   More>>


Ledecky Article | July 10, 2019
International Swimming League Dives into Competitive Swimming Market

By: Michael Popke

Four U.S. cities stand to benefit as the brand-new International Swimming League tests the waters this fall. The ISL, a professional sports league...   More>>


CherryBlossom Article | May 1, 2019
What Went Wrong – and How Event Owners Fixed It

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

It’s every running event director’s nightmare: an error leads to an athlete’s performance being taken out of consideration for something bigger...   More>>


backpacks Article | February 20, 2019
Nationals Park Bans Backpacks, Citing Increased Security Concerns

By: Michael Popke

Planning to head to the ballpark this spring? If you’re in D.C., you’ll be expected to leave your backpack at home. Nationals Park has become the...   More>>


GART Article | February 6, 2019
Coast-to-Coast Trail Could Give Event Owners a Way to Challenge Endurance Athletes, Bucket Listers

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

It might be premature to tell the Appalachian Trail or the Pacific Crest Trail to step aside but a coast-to-coast, traffic-free trail could be a...   More>>


PHIT Article | January 9, 2019
PHIT Act Falls Victim to a D.C. in Disarray

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The government shutdown has claimed its first major casualty – and it’s nothing to do with federal workers and their paychecks – and everything...   More>>


eSports Article | November 28, 2018
eSports Stadiums Helping Cities Land Tournaments

By: Michael Popke

The baseball season might be over but in some cities, venues are still getting use – for eSports. As the demand grows, cities across the U.S. are...   More>>


MAp Article | June 27, 2018
United Bid Won the Right to Host 2026 World Cup — But What's Next?

By: Michael Popke

It took only hours after FIFA’s big announcement for cities named as potential hosts for 2026 World Cup action to start talking themselves up. No...   More>>


FIFAWorld Article | April 4, 2018
United Bid Finalizes List of Stadiums but Much Remains to be Decided

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The United Bid Package is a wrap. Let the waiting game begin. The list of potential U.S. host cities has been presented, but don’t go throwing...   More>>


GayGames Article | November 15, 2017
D.C. Mayor Believes the Trump Image Contributed to the Loss of 2022 Gay Games

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Washington, D.C., considered a favorite to win the 2022 Gay Games, came thisclose but lost out to Hong Kong. Speculation abounded that U.S. President...   More>>


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