May 9, 2013

Triathlon in New Mexico Cancelled Due to Security Concerns

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(from Wall Street Journal, May 6, 2013) At Kirtland Air Force Base in Albuquerque, New Mexico there was supposed to be a run, bike, swim scheduled this weekend. The Jay Benson Triathlon was suddenly cancelled by the owners when they were unable to fulfill last minute security requirements. Duane Kinsley, the owner of the race […]

April 25, 2013

No Trouble at London Marathon

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(from Wall Street Journal, April 21, 2013) The Boston Marathon, which is usually a momentous race, turned into terrorist event just six days before the London Marathon was to go underway. Rodney Mushanganyisi ran in the Boston Marathon and was determined to run in the London one as well. Rodney said, “After finishing Boston, I […]

April 11, 2013

Huskies Back On Top With 93-60 Win Over Cardinals

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(from Wall Street Journal, April 9, 2013) Connecticut tied Tennessee’s women’s basketball record the most NCAA tournament championships.  This feat was accomplished with their 93-60 victory over Louisville on Tuesday. The balance of power in women’s basketball that was once run by both Connecticut and Tennessee is starting shift back to Connecticut.  Connecticut started the […]

November 8, 2012

New York’s Planners Change Focus

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(from The Wall Street Journal, November, 6 2012) New York is a city busy with parties and events taking place year round. Hurricane Sandy has put a severe damper on the business side of events and planning. Fundraising events projected to raise a million dollars have been postponed or even canceled. With this tragedy companies […]

September 10, 2012

Sponsors Extend Support to Paralympics

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(Sports Business Journal, September 3, 2012) The London Paralympics of 2012 was a success, with all 24 of the International Olympic Committee’s participating sponsors advertising in this summer’s Paralympics. Not only were the sponsorships up this year, record-breaking statistics are flying through the roof. This event sold 2.5 million tickets and is estimating the views […]