Olympic Trials Are a Gold Rush for Destinations

Olympic Trials Are a Gold Rush for Destinations

By Connie Jeske Crane, September 16, 2016

Olympic trials can draw millions into city coffers, boost regional tourism and deepen overall sport culture. So what does it take to host successful trials? We looked at three U.S. cities that took on hosting duties in 2016. While there’s no one way to do it—these cities vary in geography, culture and infrastructure—we’ve found the winning formula to involve visionary organizers, heavy grassroots support and, above all, passion for the game.

Despite the tragic loss of life and immense damage to areas in Texas and Florida, the hurricane season has brought out the best in people.

This week in Team USA (September 25-October 1) features three slow pitch softball tournament events being played in Oklahoma City.

The upcoming World Rowing Championships are expected to have a $25 million impact on the Sarasota region.

Esports is revolutionizing the sports industry and college athletic departments through sold-out events held across the country.

Latest