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Troon

June is Women's Golf Month and Troon is Hosting Events

June 3, 2021

The entire month of June is “Troon Women’s Golf Month” at Troon-affiliated facilities around the world. more >>


USA_Baseball

USA Baseball Announces 2021 Prospect Development Pipeline Premier Events

April 23, 2021

USA Baseball will facilitate six Prospect Development Pipeline (PDP) Premier Events in 2021 in conjunction with MLB. more >>


AAU

AAU Boys Basketball World Championships Share Details of Events

July 7, 2020

The AAU World Championships, formerly National Championships, are open to teams worldwide at sites nationwide. more >>


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 >>


TOUGHMAN

TOUGHMAN Triathlon Coming to Puerto Rico

December 14, 2018

TOUGHMMAN Enterprises has confirmed the inaugural TOUGHMAN Puerto Rico on October 14th in Mayaguez, Puerto Rico. more >>



Troon

Troon Announces Courses Winning International Honors

March 8, 2021

Troon® announced 49 of its brand-affiliated courses were named to Golfweek’s list of “Ultimate Guide of Best Courses” for 2021. more >>


PGATOUR

Carvin School Receives Special Recognition by PGA TOUR

December 18, 2017

The school will receive financial support from the PGA TOUR to help rebuild after the direct hit of Hurricane Maria in September 2017. more >>


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USOC Statement on Suggested Boycott of the Winter Olympics in Russia

July 17, 2013

The USOC has released the following statement about suggestions to boycott the Winter Olympics in Russia. more >>


USA Triathlon

USA Triathlon Announces Partnerships with Raceday Transport, SelfGrip and Virtual Race Bags

February 13, 2013

USA Triathlon today announced supplier-level sponsorship agreements with endurance sports industry leaders Raceday Transport, SelfGrip Athletic Tape... more >>


Liberty Mutual Insurance

Liberty Mutual Insurance Celebrates "One Year Out" with Company-wide Salute to Team USA

February 7, 2013

Newest U.S. Olympic Committee sponsor counts down to the 2014 Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, featuring 15 U.S. Olympians, Paralympians and... more >>


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Articles

FIBA Article | May 21, 2021
With Successful FIBA Event to Its Credit, Puerto Rico is Back in the Game

By: Ed Carey

The earlier in 2021 a successful event takes place, the more impressive it is. In February, Puerto Rico hosted the final qualifier for the FIBA...   More>>


PuertoRico Article | January 18, 2020
Sports Tourism Helping Puerto Rico Weather Physical, Economic Aftershocks

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

We’ve already seen sports tourism as a key to helping Puerto Rico come back from disaster, including crippling debt in 2015 and Hurricane Maria in...   More>>


Article | March 7, 2018
Student-Led Boycott of Florida for Spring Break Could Hurt Sports Events

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The Parkland school shootings took place almost a month ago and the reverberations are still being felt. Now, the tourism industry has found itself...   More>>


Article | October 4, 2017
As Puerto Rico Fights to Recover, Rescheduled Sports Events Are Imminent

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

The reschedule notice wasn’t terribly long, but it was telling. The International Billfish Tournament, scheduled for late September in Puerto Rico,...   More>>


2017 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Awards Article | September 1, 2017
LAST CALL FOR NOMINATIONS: Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism Awards

By: Sports Destination Management Team

It's time for Sports Destination Management to recognize sports tourism leaders. Help salute events that make sports tourism grow. Our deadline is...   More>>


Article | March 22, 2017
Lower Fares Mean More Student Athletes Springing for Break Travel

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

If you can get past the image of spring break as a time when students check out of school (and into party mode), you can see the season-changing...   More>>


Article | May 18, 2016
Puerto Rico Feels Sting of MLB Game Cancellation Over Zika Fears

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

In baseball terms, it was a game-ending foul in the ninth inning. The cancellation of a scheduled two-game series in Puerto Rico over fears of Zika...   More>>


blank Article | December 28, 2015
The New Frontiers Are Here

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Star Trek fans will recognize space as “ the final frontier.” But in the sports industry, the new frontiers are more earthbound and often much...   More>>


Article | December 2, 2015
More Netting, More Streaming Might be Coming to MLB

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Play ball! Only more safely and more accessibly. The quarterly Owners Meeting of Major League Baseball teams wrapped up in November with Commissioner...   More>>


blank Article | November 6, 2015
2015 Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism

By: Mary Helen Sprecher, Peter Francesconi

In this issue, we introduce our awards program, Champions of Economic Impact in Sports Tourism, with examples of quantifiable success stories...   More>>


Destination Spotlights

blank Case study | May 12, 2014
Sports in Paradise: Puerto Rico   

By: Juli Anne Patty

Looking for a sports destination that offers not just everything you need, but also everything you want? Puerto Rico is the place for you More>>



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