Category - Soccer

A Statement From Executive Director Linda Shetina Logan

Posted on Monday, December 11, 2017

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Crew fans, I hear your frustration. Please know that the Greater Columbus Sports Commission supports the fight to #SavetheCrew. We, too, strongly believe the Crew belongs in Columbus.

As discussions about the Crew continue, we will keep our relationships and communication with the team and

Your Guide to the Columbus Has No Offseason Trail

Posted on Friday, September 8, 2017

If you live in Columbus, you know this to be true—there are always sporting events happening in the city. From club events to pro sports and everything in between, it’s clear that Columbus Has No Offseason. Sure, you frequent your favorite team’s home games and perhaps you’ve bought a ticket or two

20 Years of #sportsincbus

Posted on Wednesday, August 16, 2017

This year marks the 15th anniversary of the Greater Columbus Sports Commission (Sports Commission) but it’s not the only milestone we are recognizing in 2017! Linda Shetina Logan, executive director and our fearless leader, is celebrating her 20th (!) anniversary with Experience Columbus and the

U.S. Soccer Returns to MAPFRE Stadium For Dos a Cero

Posted on Friday, November 11, 2016

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How do you describe an aura, the atmosphere and power of a sold-out, deafening stadium?

It’s hard to put into words.

Fortunately, we have the loquacious and passionate Frankie Hejduk to fill us in. We caught up with Frankie on Thursday afternoon at MAPFRE Stadium, as the U.S. Men’s National Team

International Soccer Star Power Comes to Columbus

Posted on Friday, July 8, 2016

Soccer match promoThe amazing Cristiano Ronaldo headed in the first goal as Portugal topped Wales and its superstar Gareth Bale 2-0 in the semifinals of Euro16 on Wednesday.

On Sunday, Portugal will host France in the Euro16 championship match … and on July 27, Ronaldo and Bale will be in Columbus, as their Real

MAPFRE Stadium Works Magic Again for USMNT

Posted on Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Soccer Field CeremonyMichael Bradley stood midpitch at MAPFRE stadium on Tuesday night, looking equal parts happy and relieved as he spoke to what remained of the red-white-and-blue wearing, chanting and singing crowd of 20,624.

“This stadium and these people have bailed us out on a lot of occasions,” said the captain