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Colby Opens New State-of-the-Art Athletics, Recreation Center

WATERVILLE, Maine — As part of its commitment to provide all students with the opportunity to lead active and healthy lifestyles, Colby College opened its new Harold Alfond Athletics and Recreation Center.

The 350,000-square-foot building is said to be the most advanced and comprehensive NCAA …

Leko Named Director of Tournaments at Future Legends

WINDSOR, Colo. — Tony Leko has been named director of tournaments at Future Legends, a facility being built in Windsor. The complex will host a variety of sports tournaments and events with its opening in 2022.

            The complex includes eight baseball diamonds, 10 soccer pitches, eight basketball courts, a 64-room …

Sports Tourism Matters

By Sherri Middleton, Executive Editor of SportsEvents Magazine

In May, VISIT Milwaukee released its final data from the Wisconsin Department of Tourism indicating strong growth in the tourism market for 2019.

Direct visitor spending totaled $2.2 billion.

The West Michigan Sports Commission (WMSC) announced that they had hosted the most youth …

5K AnyWay Goes Global

HOUSTON, Texas — When the World Transplant Games were canceled because of the ongoing pandemic, the Harris County – Houston Sports Authority created a way to bring the world together virtually through the 5K AnyWay.

 The virtual event is designed to unit transplant recipients, donors, families, health care workers and …

A Preview of 2020 Olympic Sports Events to Watch

By Sherri Middleton, Executive Editor

Competition is heating up as Team USA prepares for the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo July 24 and what better time to see some of the country’s Olympic hopefuls than now.

 The road to Tokyo is now in full swing and several events have already …

New Youth Sports Complex Makes Abilene a Top Pick

Abilene is where champions are made. It’s a sports city. The competitive culture has produced an impressive lineup of remarkable athletes, thanks to its commitment to creating winning sports programs for athletes of all ages.

Just As In Real Estate, Location Matters For Sports Events

By Bruce Knittle

Organizing a sports tournament? Perhaps the most important decision for sports event planners is location. By selecting an appropriate location, the chances for a successful outcome are considerably increased. Below are a few suggestions to help facilitate the site selection process:

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Researching venues …

Granny’s Gone Wild!

By Paul Peavy

Well, it finally happened. Crazy, mad granny pushed a swim meet official into the pool for disqualifying her granddaughter because her granddaughter broke a rule. It looked a little like this…

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YHXNkUquL5o#t=1198

While this was a classic funny scene in a “Beverly Hillbillies” episode, and the …