GREATER COLUMBUS SPORTS COMMISSION BLOG

Jesse Ghiorzi
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Jesse Ghiorzi

Jesse Ghiorzi is the director of marketing at the Greater Columbus Sports Commission. He’s married to a wonderful woman named Chelsi, father of a dope daughter named Cecilia and frequent walker of a dog named Mia. He likes to travel to new places, drink bourbon and watch sports. Sometimes all three at once.

Where to Watch the World Cup in Columbus

The FIFA World Cup starts Sunday, November 20 and runs through Sunday, December 18. Most years, it’s played during the summer, but this year, soccer’s top tournament joins the holiday season. The U.S. Men’s National Team won twice in Columbus on their way to qualifying for the tournament, defeating…

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Major League Pickleball in Columbus October 14-16

Major League Pickleball comes to Columbus, Ohio on October 14-16 at Pickle & Chill. The three-day event puts 12 Majors League Pickleball teams (four players per team) in a winner takes all battle for the title of champion and the largest purse ($100,000) in professional pickleball. Team matches are…

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New Girls and Women's Sports Podcast: Starting IX-Up

(COLUMBUS, OH June 22, 2022) – The Greater Columbus Sports Commission will feature some of the most important female voices in local sports in a brand-new podcast launching June 22. As part of a yearlong celebration of Title IX and its impact on sports and society in Central Ohio and the nation, the…

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What is the Community Cup?

You can call it a field day for adults. You can call it team building that's actually fun. No matter what you call the Community Cup, you're guaranteed to have a good time. Why register a team? We'll give you five reasons! 1. Engage Your Employees It's been a hard couple of years on all of us. The…

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A Look at Historic Columbus Sports Logos on 614 Day

For 614 Day*, we worked with sports designer, writer and historian Todd Radom for a Twitter Takeover. Throughout the day, Todd shared old logos, photos and other content from the long history of sports in Columbus. Here's a recap in case you missed it live. How did the Columbus Crew get their name…

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Five Reasons to Go to a Sports Camp this Summer

School's out and the sun's out. Summer is the best time for kids to play outside and make new friends. It's also the perfect time to try new sports. We partner with The Columbus Foundation to run Community Youth Camp for 6 to 12-year-olds in central Ohio. Kids sample four sports a day for four days…

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