GREATER COLUMBUS SPORTS COMMISSION BLOG

Ariana Tyler Named Sports ETA Young Professional of the Year

Greater Columbus Sports Commission Senior Business Development Manager Ariana Tyler was named Sports ETA Young Professional of the Year at the 2021 Sports ETA Symposium from Oct. 25-29 in Birmingham, Alabama. Since April 2020, Tyler has co-hosted monthly webinars for a group of nearly 90 young…

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GOAL! Three Reasons to Catch the USWNT in Columbus in November

Get ready to don your red, white and blue, Columbus. The U.S. Soccer Women’s National Team will play an international friendly vs. Sweden on Nov. 7 at MAPFRE Stadium. Whether you’re a lifelong fan of the sport, still hyped up on the USWNT excitement from this summer or just looking to take…

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Women in Sports: Morelle McCane, USA Boxing

What started as just a workout is now giving Morelle McCane a shot at the Olympics. The sport of boxing didn’t come into McCane’s life until she was a teenager visiting the local gym where her niece was taking lessons. But soon the gym sessions led to practices, which led to competitions like the…

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COMMITTED to the Development of Fencing in Columbus

Fencing may not be at the top of many people’s list of up-and-coming sports, but its growth and booming participation say differently. As USA Fencing president Don Anthony said at Tuesday’s COMMITTED event, the niche sport’s popularity is rising across the country and especially flourishing in…

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Women in Sports: Judy Rankin

Throughout her career, Judy Rankin recognized that she wasn’t always the strongest golfer in the field, but she knew she had the grit and the strong will to win. And so she won. Rankin’s celebrated golf career spanned over 20 years and included 26 LPGA Tour wins. After joining the tour at age 17…

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COMMITTED Highlights Career Opportunities for Women in Sports

Between a five-time Olympian, a gold medalist Paralympian, a world-class referee and a legendary head coach on stage, the conversation at COMMITTED on May 22 was certainly a celebration of the sport of volleyball. But more than anything, it was a thank you to the sport for the incredibly different…

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