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New Organization Hopes to Stick for Cricket in the United States

New Organization Hopes to Stick for Cricket in the United States

| February 2, 2018 | 0 Comments

Could cricket finally be on solid footing in the United States? With a new effort backed by the International Cricket Council, it might have a fighting chance. The sport here has suffered through years of instability caused by disputes between the ICC and the United States of America Cricket Association (USACA)

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Decisions on 2024 and 2028 Offer Stability to Olympics

Decisions on 2024 and 2028 Offer Stability to Olympics

| October 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

The official vote awarding Paris the 2024 Olympic and Paralympic Summer Games and Los Angeles the 2028 event made for one of the most anticlimactic International Olympic Committee sessions in history. But all parties agreed that whatever the final decision lacked in drama, it made up for in goodwill and stability for the Olympic movement. […]

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USA Football Launches Rookie Tackle Pilot Program

USA Football Launches Rookie Tackle Pilot Program

| August 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

For years, sports such as baseball, hockey and tennis have created variations of their sports for younger children, generally by shortening the field, rink or court to increase kids’ enjoyment of the game. Now, USA Football is adopting a pilot program it hopes will change the game on the gridiron as well. The national governing body […]

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Pittsburgh Wins Big  With NCAA Bids

Pittsburgh Wins Big With NCAA Bids

| May 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

After receiving in excess of 3,000 bids, the NCAA in April announced more than 600 host sites for championship events through the 2021–2022 season across Divisions I, II and III. No city fared better than Pittsburgh, which landed 22 events, including such prizes as the 2019 Division I wrestling and volleyball championships and the 2021 […]

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Water Polo Scoring Big in Participation

Water Polo Scoring Big in Participation

| April 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

While some sports may be struggling with participation and membership, water polo is not one of them, according to recent data released by USA Water Polo and the National Federation of State High School Associations (NFHS). The national governing body, based in Huntington Beach, California, has seen membership grow 25 percent in the last five […]

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U.S. Equestrian Finds Its Gait

U.S. Equestrian Finds Its Gait

| March 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

U.S. Equestrian recently unveiled a complete rebranding as part of a strategic plan to grow its membership and broaden its appeal. The national governing body for equestrian sports has undergone several name changes since its inception in 1917. More recently, it went from being known as the United States Equestrian Federation to simply U.S. Equestrian, […]

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IPC Rebrands 10 Paralympic Sports With New Names

IPC Rebrands 10 Paralympic Sports With New Names

| February 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

Ten sports governed by the International Paralympic Committee have been given new logos and new names, a significant shift designed to increase awareness of the sports and allow host cities to better capitalize on their association with championship events. The move takes the acronym “IPC” out of the names of 10 Paralympic sports that the […]

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USA Badminton to Relocate Headquarters to Anaheim

USA Badminton to Relocate Headquarters to Anaheim

| January 1, 2017 | 0 Comments

After being based in Colorado Springs for 25 years, USA Badminton announced in December that it will relocate its national headquarters and training center to Anaheim, California. In addition to office space, the NGB will have access to eight badminton courts at the American Sports Center as part of the agreement, which is effective through […]

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