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SFIA

SFIA Announces Dates for National Health Through Fitness Day

December 30, 2019

For the past 20 years, the SFIA has brought people together in Washington, D.C. to accomplish its goals of passing legislation for sports. more >>


WEAREGOLF

National Golf Day 2020 Set for May 6

December 27, 2019

We Are Golf announced the 13th annual National Golf Day will be held Wednesday, May 6, 2020, on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C. 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 >>


HowardU

Varsity Golf Events Coming to Washington, DC, with Start-Up of Howard University Golf Program

November 11, 2019

An NBA star will support Howard University's establishment of the school's first NCAA Division I golf program for the next six years. more >>


USSquash

Washington, DC, to Host Men's World Team Squash Championship

October 23, 2019

The Men's World Team Squash Championship in Washington D.C. will be held at Squash On Fire from December 15-21. 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

ArenaFootball Article | November 13, 2019
Suspension of Arena Football Leaves Six Cities with the Need to Fill Indoor Space

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Might want to hang a NO VACANCY sign wherever it is people go to talk about creating competitors to the NFL. Six cities that hosted Arena Football...   More>>


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>>


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