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Bree Nidds, a varsity sailor at the University of Hawaii, drives to take Virginia’s Blue Ridge to the next level in sports.
American Cornhole Organization’s successful launch of “Hole Nation” gives the growing sport its own version of “SportsCenter.”
USA Field Hockey is currently seeking proposals to host its 2021-2023 National Indoor Tournament. RFPs are due on August 23.
The #MeToo movement continues to prove sexual misconduct is an issue sports events professionals must address right now.
Sacramento has come into its own and emerged as one of the Golden State's not-to-miss destinations, especially for events.
What will shape sports tourism as it grows even bigger in 2018? We identify 10 trends to keep an eye on in the world of sports events.
Jason Sands, director of sports for the Fort Worth CVB, discusses what he's learned in the past year since moving from Evansville, Indiana.
We asked; you answered. Here are your favorite venues in the United States to host and watch ice hockey events in the country.
We’ve spanned the globe to find some of the most intriguing sports events taking place in 2018—a year featuring both the Olympics and World Cup.
Sebastian Fortier, chief executive officer at OneHockey, is looking to put on the biggest youth hockey tournament ever this winter in Michigan.
First responders must be ready to climb ladders and run down criminals. Those athletic skills come in handy during the World Police and Fire Games.
In Snohomish county, Washington, Spartan Race presented its Emerald City Open—a major event for the company, destination and participants.
The upcoming World Rowing Championships are expected to have a $25 million impact on the Sarasota region.
EVP Island Championship came together after a fateful meeting last year at Connect Sports in Grapevine, Texas.
Almost 5,000 athletes are scheduled to compete in September during the IRONMAN 70.3 World Championship in Chattanooga, Tennessee.
Marc Riker, chief executive officer of the National Senior Games, discusses the unique nature of the event taking place in Birmingham, Alabama, this year.
Scripps National Spelling Bee Program Manager of Events Beth Hecquet says it takes a village to put on the event and that CVBs can be part of the process.
The West Michigan Sports Commission has seen incredible growth in the number of events it has hosted during its first decade of existence.