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USA_Rugby

USA Rugby Announces Launch of World Cup Bid

October 21, 2021

USA Rugby has launched its bid to host the Men’s Rugby World Cup in 2027 or 2031 and the Women’s Rugby World Cup in 2029. more >>


USA_Rugby

New Zealand All Blacks Coming to DC to Face USA Rugby MNT

October 8, 2021

It will be the first time the All Blacks have played in the United States since 2016. more >>


CherryBlossom

Credit Union Cherry Blossom Ten Mile and 5K Run-Walk Rescheduled for Fall

August 27, 2021

The in-person events of the 2021 Credit Union Cherry Blossom Run have been moved from spring to September 10-12, 2021. more >>


CUBC

Credit Union Cherry Blossom Ten Mile Run and 5K Run-Walk Announces Details of Events

August 20, 2021

The organizers of the 48th edition of the Credit Union Cherry Blossom Ten Mile Run and 5K Run-Walk have announced additional details. more >>


FedExField

FedExField to Host "Friday Night Football" Event

August 5, 2021

To kick off NFL preseason, the Washington Football Team hosts a "Friday Night Football" practice event on August 6 at FedExField. more >>



SoutheastTourismSociety

Huddle Up Group, Southeast Tourism Society Announce New Partnership

March 1, 2021

The Southeast Tourism Society (STS) and Huddle Up Group have announced their new industry partnership. more >>


Troon

Troon to Manage Three Golf Courses in Washington, DC

August 24, 2020

Troon® is partnering with The National Links Trust to manage three different golf courses in Washington, DC. 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 >>


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Articles

WorldCupTrophy Article | November 29, 2021
FIFA to Name World Cup Cities ... but When?

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Okay, FIFA. You’ve visited the cities, you’ve heard the pitches, you’ve been to the stadiums and in some cases, you’ve even been to games...   More>>


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>>


RavensStadium Article | September 22, 2021
FIFA Begins Visits to Potential 2026 World Cup Host Cities

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

It’s not your imagination – you really are seeing more announcements from sports commissions nationwide about their cities’ campaigns to host...   More>>


Vault Article | July 15, 2021
Capitol District Pole Vault Returns to Omaha

By: Michael Popke

We’ve seen people flock into city centers to watch marathons and cycle races – but Omaha, Nebraska has something unique: the annual Capitol...   More>>


CFLXFL Article | April 26, 2021
What Could an XFL/CFL Co-Op Mean for Football Destinations?

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Just as March got underway, the rumblings began of the potential for the XFL and the CFL (Canada’s version of the NFL) to work together. The fact...   More>>


LiveSports Article | March 28, 2021
How Much Have Sports Fans Saved? Find Out Here

By: Michael Popke

Live pro sports, complete with spectators, are returning and in their absence, people have saved a few dollars. Now, they’re about to find out how...   More>>


Cicadas Article | March 26, 2021
A Plague of Locusts? Venues, Events Brace for Cicada Swarms

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Everyone is thinking about athletes returning to the field and fans coming back to the stands. Know who else is coming back, though? The 17-year...   More>>


CherryBlossom_Smaller Article | March 26, 2021
Swag for Dogs? Check. Cherry Blossom Race Keeps Participants Engaged

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The Cherry Blossom Ten Miler may have been postponed but the cherry blossoms themselves are right on schedule. The District of Columbia expects an...   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>>


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