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Groundbreaking for Phase 2 of Delores A. Brooks Park

MACON-BIBB COUNTY, Ga.—Phase 2 of improvements at Delores A. Brooks Park include a new building entrance, better handicap accessibility, new restrooms, a complete interior renovation, a new concession stand and restrooms at the baseball fields.

The first phase included new sidewalks, a new t-ball field, rebuilt concession stands, new …

Joint Venture Created to Promote Clean Sport

SAITAMA CITY, Japan—The International Skating Union (ISU) and the Japan Anti-Doping Agency (JADA) partnered to deliver “Pure As Ice” and “PLAY TRUE 2020” campaigns during the ISU World Figure Skating Championships in Saitama City.

Athletes were interviewed and sport-value based videos were shown in the venue to reach spectators …

US Alpine Speed Championships Results

CARRABASSETT VALLEY, Maine—Ryan Cochran-Siegle of Stocksboro, Vt., claimed his second title of the week’s Toyota U.S. Alpine Speed Championships at Sugarloaf with a time of 1:10.79 in the Super G.

Teammates River Radamus and Tommy Biesemeyer rounded out the men’s podium in 1:11.48 and 1:11.68, respectively.

Nina O’Brien defended …

Elizabethtown Tourism Announces New Executive Director

On Wednesday, March 6, Elizabethtown Tourism & Convention Bureau (ETCB) Board of Directors approved the hiring of Janna Clark as the new Executive Director. In January 2019, the ETCB Commission appointed a search committee to begin accepting applications for the position. The members of the committee included Board Members Heidi …

“Double Play Akron” Brands Ohio High School Athletic Association’s Back-to-back 2019 State Championship Tournaments

AKRON, OHIO – On behalf of our community partners (Ms. Joey Arrietta, Racers Fastpitch/Firestone Stadium; Mr. Jim Pfander, Akron RubberDucks/Canal Park; and Mr. Melvin Blake, The City of Akron Sports & Athletics Division), the Akron/Summit Convention & Visitors Bureau is pleased to announce “Double Play Akron,” a collaborative, community-based initiative to …

2019 Las Vegas Challenge Kicks Off Disc Golf National Tour

HENDERSON, Nev. — The 2019 Las Vegas Challenge presented by Innova Champion Discs is slated for Thursday, February 21 through Sunday, February 24 at the Wildhorse Golf Club in Henderson, Nevada.

Just a few miles from the Las Vegas strip, the National Tour will offer a full slate of real-time …

New Wrestling League Secures Menominee National Arena for Inaugural Season

OSHKOSH, Wisc. — Former college wrestlers and fans around the world will be able to watch American Prostyle Wrestling LLC (APW) in Menominee National Arena where matches will be broadcast throughout the inaugural season.

APW recently launched a team-based league that combines the three wrestling disciplines of Greco-Roman, Freestyle and …

Diane Fortini Inducted into USA Cycling Officials’ Hall of Fame

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — Diane Fortini became the seventh person to be added to the USA Cycling Official’s Hall of Fame. She was presented with a plaque and ceremony at the USA Cycling headquarters on February 16, during the 2019 Officials’ Summit.

Fortini has spent more than 25 years in …