Puerto Rico


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 >>


Running USA

Running Industry Conference Moving to Puerto Rico

December 12, 2018

The 2019 Running USA Industry Conference will be held Sunday to Tuesday, February 10-12, in San Juan, Puerto Rico. more >>


PGATOUR

New PGA TOUR Schedule Unveiled

July 31, 2018

The PGA TOUR's revamped tournament schedule for next season provides an exciting change for players and fans. more >>


WGD

Women's Golf Day Set to be Celebrated June 5

June 5, 2018

Special events are planned nationwide, including at retail stores. more >>


WLSL

World's Largest Swimming Lesson Registration Open

May 16, 2018

Registration for the 2018 World's Largest Swimming Lesson (WLSL) is open at WLSL.org. This year's event will take place Thursday, June 21st. more >>


OceanCenter

Puerto Rico Basketball Event Rescheduled for Ocean Center in Daytona Beach

November 22, 2017

The San Juan Basketball Shootout, originally scheduled for Puerto Rico, has relocated to Daytona Beach, to the Ocean Center, Nov. 23-24. more >>


US_AllAmericanBowl

U.S. Army All-American Bowl Selection Tour Crossing the Country

November 13, 2015

U.S. Army All-American Bowl Selection Tour teams are traveling to announce players and band members for the 2016 All-American Bowl. more >>


US_BC

Puerto Rico to Host PABCON Men's Championships

August 26, 2015

The 2015 Pan American Bowling Confederation Men's Championships will be Sept. 14-18 at AMF Bolera Paradise Lanes in San Juan, PR. 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 >>


USOC  Logo

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 >>


Buffalo Wild Wings

Buffalo Wild Wings Expands College Sports Alliance with NCAA Sponsorship

January 22, 2013

Buffalo Wild Wings announced that it has entered into a partnership with the NCAA. The agreement designates Buffalo Wild Wings as the “Official... more >>


K&K Insurance

New Sports Program with Significantly Reduced Insurance Rates Now Available for Walk/Run Events

January 17, 2013

K&K Insurance Group, Inc., a sister company to Affinity Insurance Services, Inc. and a managing general underwriter, today announced a new specialty... more >>


PHT

Sports & Fitness Coalition Announces Exciting Consumer Campaign

January 16, 2013

This month, leading sports and fitness industry companies and organizations, as well as other corporate partners, will launch PHIT America, an... more >>


USTA

Tennis Participation Grows 4 Percent in U.S

January 14, 2013

Tennis participation in the U.S. grew 4% in 2012, topping 28 million players for the first time since 2009, according to an annual survey by the U.S.... more >>


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Articles

PalmTrees 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>>


PuertoRico 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>>


BeachVolleyball 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>>


RobertoClemente 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>>


blank Article | August 26, 2015
What You Need for Your Next Event: New Places, New Faces

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

Going new places and learning new things – isn’t that on everyone’s bucket list? How about if Sports Destination Management gives you a hand in...   More>>


PuertoRicoFlag Article | July 15, 2015
Sports Tourism: a Big Player in Puerto Rico's Economic Recovery

By: Mary Helen Sprecher

When it comes to getting media attention for its debt, Greece is the word. But Puerto Rico, too, has been struggling financially – and tourism...   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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