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Columbus Crew Soccer Club Unveils New Badge And Brand Identity

Oct 09

Milestone occasion reveals club transition to Columbus Crew SC in 2015 at LC Pavilion event featuring Columbus Mayor Michael B. Coleman, MLS Commissioner Don Garber and renowned recording group New Politics

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Columbus To Host USA Track & Field’s Annual Meeting In 2017-2018

Oct 09

Relationship with Track & Field National Governing Body Grows with Largest Gathering of Track and Field Conventioneers in the Country

COLUMBUS (OCTOBER 2, 2014) – USA Track & Field announced Columbus, Ohio, as the 2017 and 2018 host city for the USATF Annual Meeting.  The four-day event gathers more than 1,300 of the sport’s officials, coaches, administrators, athletes and supporters each year.

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The Greater Columbus Sports Commission And Ohio State Athletics Partner For Collaborative Launch Of “Cities Of The Big Ten” Website

Oct 09

New Website Shares City Information with Big Ten Fans Visiting Cities for Sporting Events

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Cavs Preseason Action Is #AllForOhio With Match-ups in Cincinnati and Columbus

Oct 09

Tickets on Sale Friday, September 12th at 10:00 A.M. 

Exclusive Cavaliers Insider Presale Begins Monday, September 8th at 10:00 A.M.

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COLUMBUS TO HOST SITE VISIT FOR NCAA WOMEN’S FINAL FOUR THROUGH 2017-2020 ACADEMIC YEARS

Oct 09

Ohio State and the Greater Columbus Sports Commission Show Off City As One of Seven Potential Hosts for America’s Marquee Women’s Sporting Event

(Columbus – September 8, 2014) – The NCAA will send six staff members, two members of their Division I Women’s Basketball Committee and a representative from the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) next week to meet with the city’s Local Organizing Committee on its bid for the Women’s Final Four for one year between 2017-2020.

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NATIONAL HOCKEY LEAGUE COMMISSIONER GARY BETTMAN HEADLINES “THE MORNING SPORTS REPORT”

Oct 02

John Davidson, Brandon Dubinsky, Boone Jenner and Jack Johnson to participate in breakfast presented by Marathon highlighting Columbus hosting the 60th NHL All-Star Celebration

Thursday, August 14 | Greater Columbus Convention Center – Battelle Grand Ballroom | 7–9:15 a.m.

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FORMER BUCKEYES WARFIELD, DOSS, HOYING AND WELLS TO TALK HIGH SCHOOL FOOTBALL AT THE “THE MORNING SPORTS REPORT”

Oct 02

Breakfast presented by Marathon will highlight return of state football championships to Ohio Stadium and the Columbus Blue Jackets hosting the 60th NHL All-Star Celebration

COLUMBUS (July 16, 2014) – The Greater Columbus Sports Commission will host its 11th annual The Morning Sports Report, presented by Marathon. The breakfast, including a VIP reception prior to, provides fans an inside look at Central Ohio’s sports scene, featuring its teams, notable figures and upcoming events. It will be hosted at the Greater Columbus Convention Center in the Battelle Grand Ballroom on Thursday, August 14 from 7-9:15 a.m.

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Greater Columbus Sports Commission Moving to the Arena District

Jul 10

COLUMBUS (July 9, 2014) – The Greater Columbus Sports Commission announced today that they will be moving to the Arena District in October.  Sports Commission Executive Director Linda Logan made the announcement.

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Record Number of Athletes to Compete at The World’s Largest Fencing Tournament in Columbus June 22-July 3

Jun 20

The USA Fencing National Championships and July North American Cup will break records again this summer as more than 4,000 athletes compete in the world’s largest fencing tournament when it comes to Columbus from June 22 – July 3 at the Greater Columbus Convention Center.

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Richard Petty Driving Experience to Partner with SPARC

May 23

Arshot Investment Corporation (“Arshot”) is pleased to welcome the Richard Petty Driving Experience (Richard Petty) as the newest partner in its automotive themed SPARC (Sports Pavilion and Automotive Research Center) near downtown Columbus. Under the terms of the partnership, Richard Petty Driving Experience will establish and operate a full spectrum Driving Experience Academy designed to leverage SPARC’s motorsports and other facilities. As one of the most experienced and recognizable national operators of driving experiences throughout the U.S., Richard Petty Driving Experience joins Michael Waltrip Racing, Midwestern Automotive Group (“MAG), and a growing stable of strategic partners aiming to capitalize on the newly designed facilities and innovative opportunities created by SPARC.

Bill Schottenstein, principal of Arshot, said “Since the beginning of this Project, it has been our intention to foster a synergistic environment for all of SPARC’s constituents by partnering with the best-of-breed partners in every aspect. We definitely accomplished this in bringing Midwestern Auto Group and Michael Waltrip Racing into SPARC. Now, with the addition of Richard Petty Driving Experience, SPARC will be able to offer the highest quality in name brand driving instruction and recreation – from driver safety courses for newly licensed teenage drivers to advanced racing techniques for automotive enthusiasts. The possibilities are plentiful, and we couldn’t be more thrilled for such a proven and well respected partner in Richard Petty to help bring them to fruition.”

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