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Four Cities Named Finalists for New IRONMAN Triathlon

IRONMAN announced four finalists as potential hosts of the new IRONMAN triathlon in 2020: Des Moines, Iowa; Fayetteville, Ark.; Memphis, Tenn.; and Tulsa, Okla. The new event will be the first new, full-distance IRONMAN triathlon in the U.S. since 2014. IRONMAN representatives are visiting the four cities and the organization is expected to announce the new host city by mid-June.

USA Weightlifting Wants to Expand Collegiate Presence

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — USA Weightlifting (USAW) wants to grow the sport of Olympic Weightlifting and has approached hundreds of athletic directors with the National Association of Intercollegiate Athletics (NAIA).

Cedar Rapids Selected to Host USA Roller Sports National Championships in 2020

The Cedar Rapids Tourism Office is thrilled to announce that Cedar Rapids has been selected to host the 2020 USA Roller Sports National Championships.  The annual competition will be held for 23 days during July 2020 at the Cedar Rapids Ice Arena.

Roller Sports consists of Figure Skating, Inline Hockey, Rink …

Major Sports Tourism Weekend Ahead for Erie with a Projected Economic Impact of $5 Million

Erie is set for a big weekend for sports tourism beginning Saturday, with the 80th Annual PA USBC Open Championships bowling tournament and Champion Cheer Central’s Champions Weekend both kicking off. Together, they are expected to have an economic impact of nearly $5 million over the course of their events. The PA USBC Open Championships runs through June

2019 Little League Challenger Division Exhibition Game Announced

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa.—Each summer during championship Saturday of the Little League Baseball World Series, two local Little League Challenger Division programs have the chance to play in Volunteer Stadium in the Little League Challenger Division Exhibition Game. This year, the teams will feature Massachusetts District 12 Challenger Little League and …