After more than 20 years as executive director of USA Swimming Chuck Wielgus announced his retirement effective Aug. 31, 2017. Wielgus is the longest-tenured chief executive in the U.S. Olympic Movement.
The Sports Medicine Licensure Clarity Act was passed in the U.S. House of Representatives. The legislation ultimately ensures that the medical care of athletes is not jeopardized.
Massachusetts Office of Travel & Tourism and Massachusetts Sports Marketing Office compiled a list of top sporting events coming in 2017.
The Noblesville Common Council approved an agreement to give Klipsch-Card Facilities LLC the go-ahead to build the Noblesville Fieldhouse $15 million youth sports facility.
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World Para Swimming announced that a new World Series, bringing together some of the world’s biggest and best competitions, will be introduced in 2017.
Buffalo Wild Wings is donating a total of $1.1 million raised during the month of October through the annual Team Up for Kids fundraiser.
On this particular morn, a Christmas Eve blizzard knocked out the power in the area, thus no lights and no heat. Needless to say, it didn’t matter. We dug into the presents as kids usually do. Then Mom handed me a big flat box. I had no idea what it was, so I ripped it open with a little added energy.
Cedar Rapids and Mount Mercy University are thrilled to be hosting the 2018 and 2020 National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA) Men’s & Women’s Cross Country National Championships at Seminole Valley Cross Country Course.
The City Commission voted in November to award Hellas Construction, an Austin firm that specializes in building sports complexes, the contract to build a $9 million youth baseball and softball park.
It is known as one of the greatest pre-game speeches of all-time and ignited the USA to possibly the greatest upset in the history of sports when the young American Olympic Hockey Team knocked off the Soviet Union back in 1980. But, you probably never have heard it like this.
Two board members of the St. Johns County (FL) Tourist Development Council called for the creation of a sports commission that would attract events to the county at its meeting this week.
Entrepreneur Andy Card unveiled plans this week for an approximately $15 million youth sports facility in Noblesville, IN as part of a deal that would include millions of dollars in long-term subsidies from the city.
USA Gymnastics has awarded the 2017 USA Gymnastics Championships, which showcases more than 1,800 of the country’s best gymnasts in acrobatic gymnastics, rhythmic gymnastics, and trampoline and tumbling, to Milwaukee, WI.
The Arizona Coyotes unveiled a plan to build a new home in Tempe, with the team proposing to pick up half the cost of a new $400 million hockey arena and taxpayers picking up the balance.
The Eugene, Cascades & Coast Sports Commission announced its inaugural Oregon Sports Summit will be held on February 2, 2017 at the Valley River Inn.
J. Talty O’Connor, founder and publisher of SportsEvents Magazine has been named to the Board of Directors for the National Council of Youth Sports.
Before Southern Louisiana made headlines with its flooding issues in August, the area boasted a productive summer season for sports.
The Davis, CA City Council voted 5-0 in July to support a proposal for a new, large-scale sports complex that put early planning efforts into motion.
Don Schumacher announced that he will relinquish the title of executive director of the National Association of Sports Commissions in 2017.
The United States Consumer Product Safety Commission issued a recall on August 17 of youth football helmets produced by Zenith.
Former USA Baseball National Team player Jen Pawol became the seventh female umpire in the Minor Leagues.
USA Gymnastics awarded Kate Foster the 2016 USA Gymnastics Robert Miller Spirit of the Flame Award.
The IOC Executive Board will support the addition of Baseball and Softball when it comes up for vote at the IOC meeting in Rio de Janeiro.
The Amateur Softball Association (ASA) of America/USA Softball renames itself USA Softball
Take advantage of National Youth Sports Week July 11-17 to promote youth sports events and organizations
The Aspen Institute Sports & Society Program released an annual snapshot of how well stakeholders are serving children and communities through sports.
As area governments continued to cut recreation funding, sports groups needed to step up to the plate to keep programs running and fields maintained.
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In the next 18 months, two new sports complexes are set to open in Delaware!
USA BMX announced its Science Technology Education and Math (STEM) Program has helped over 15,000 kids nationwide!
U.S. Synchronized Swimming Inc. (USA Synchro) is relocating from Indianapolis to Colorado Springs.
Huntsville, Alabama, will be hosting the Forrest Wood Cup presented by Walmart, the world championship of bass fishing, Aug. 4-7, 2016, on Wheeler Lake.
After a two-year break, the US Figure Skating Eastern Sectional Synchronized Skating Championships will return to Giant Center in January 2017.
The Fat Bike Nationals, which will be held in Ogden, Utah, in 2016, will move to Grand Rapids for 2017-2018.
The United States Olympic Committee has opted not to bid on the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Games.
The U.S. Youth Soccer National Championships were held at the Mohawk Sports Complex in July.
The United States Specialty Sports Association (USSSA) is holding its Eastern World Series in Delmarva (Wicomico County).
More than 250 youth baseball teams from across the nation will visit Warren County this summer.
The U.S. Olympic Training Center will host three U.S. Grand Prix events featuring elite international track cyclists throughout July at the Velodrome in Memorial Park.
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For the first time, Snohomish County has been selected to host two events by the United States Tennis Association/Pacific Northwest Section (USTA/PNW) as a result of a successful bid by the Snohomish County Sports Commission.
The USA Track & Field (USATF) Region 16 (Florida) Junior Olympic Championship is racing towards Palm Beach County.
The 2015 Pro Watercross Tour World Championships will be held Sept. 19-27 at Sugden Regional Park.
The IAAF has awarded its premier competition to Eugene, Ore., bypassing the usual bidding process.
USA Triathlon and USA Triathlon Foundation announced the first eight collegiate institutions that will benefit from the Women's Triathlon Emerging Sport Grant.
The 2016 Pacific Rim Gymnastics Championships will be hosted in Everett, Washington, in Snohomish County, at XFINITY Arena.
The Symetra Tour, Road to the LPGA, announced recently the addition of the W.B. Mason Championship at Thorny Lea Golf Club to the 2015 schedule.
ShotTracker, a wearable technology for basketball, announced its partnership with Golden State Warriors shooting guard Klay Thompson to launch the first virtual basketball camp.
Cedar Rapids will host the International Jugglers' Association 2017 Juggling Festival.
The 2016 US Open Pickleball Championships will be held at East Naples Community Park.
Tuscaloosa Tourism and Sports (TTS) announced the inaugural Malibu Cup international waterski tournament and exhibition event will be held in Tuscaloosa, Ala.
USA Football and FieldTurf are accepting applications for their annual Field Building Grants Program.
Students with disabilities could gain more avenues to participate in sports if a bill co-sponsored by a Triad legislator is passed.
Charlotte city council members will discuss the approval of nearly $40 million to upgrade both Bank of America Stadium and Bo jangles Coliseum.
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The NCBA Mid-Atlantic Region Division renews contract to host championship tournaments in Martinsville.
The Erie Sports Commission announced another 'The Biggest Loser' event to be held in Erie, Pa.
The Butler County Tourism and Convention Bureau announced that two new events are expected to attract more than 15,000 athletes.
U.S. Soccer announced a commitment to develop world-class players and coaches, which focuses on three main areas.
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On Oct. 25, the seventh annual PPD Beach2Battleship Iron Distance Triathlon brought nearly 2,300 athletes, friends, family and trainers to the area.
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State Games of America is expected to have large economic and sports tourism impact.
New soccer complex proposed to Mobile County Commissioners.
Sioux Falls looking forward to hosting 2017 youth soccer regionals.
First phase of sports tourism complex is moving forward.
Petersburg City Council hopes new basketball arena will boost tourism.
Passion and volunteers fuel Hope Sports Complex and its seven new sports fields.
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