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    G2 Travel leaps into sports tourism specialisation

    Global wholesale tour operator G2 Travel has birthed a new business division, G2 Sport, to provide end-to-end products and service in sports tourism, which it said would benefit travel agents as well as sports organisations and associations in a fragmented market. Building on G2 Travel’s land service expertise and presence in 54 cities worldwide, the new business division will be able to pull off a range of activities for sports organisations and associations, such as training camps and tournaments; support sponsors and federations in travel programmes; and assist wholesale customers in providing travel services for FITs and groups looking to  

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    Eagles announce landmark partnership to offset travel

    The Philadelphia Eagles have entered into a landmark, first-of-its-kind partnership with Ocean Conservancy and The Ocean Foundation to offset all team travel from 2020 through seagrass and mangrove restoration efforts in Puerto Rico. As part of Team Ocean, this partnership merges the Eagles’ robust Go Green program with Ocean Conservancy’s work in the world of sports, going back to their role as Ocean Partner for the Miami Super Bowl Host Committee in 2019. “The Eagles set the benchmark for professional teams in the U.S. leveraging their resources to protect the environment,” said George Leonard, Chief Scientist, Ocean Conservancy. “We  

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    NHL reaches agreement with Canadian government to allow teams to travel across US/Canada border

    Getty Images While sports in the United States have returned to a state that resembles their normal operations pre-pandemic, sports across the border in Canada remain heavily regulated as the Canadian government continues a more conservative approach in response to COVID-19. That’s posed a problem for the National Hockey League, but a way has now been cleared for the Stanley Cup Playoffs to proceed without major issues. According to a report by Emily Kaplan of ESPN, the NHL has reached an agreement with the Canadian government that will allow for teams to travel across the border between the United  

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    L/WW athletes travel to Tecumseh for games | Sports

    TECUMSEH – Louisville/Weeping Water baseball players took on Tecumseh this week in a pair of games on the diamond. Tecumseh 6, L/WW Juniors 5 Tecumseh collected a comeback victory in Tuesday night’s Junior Legion contest. The team used a five-run explosion in the bottom of the fifth inning to go ahead. Tecumseh held the Lions scoreless in the top of the sixth to win. Lucas Kozeny helped the Lions with two hits and two runs batted in. Ethan Essary had one double and three RBI, Ryder Manske posted two hits and two runs and Chase Savage collected two hits and  

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    Richland County looking to build a sports complex to attract huge travel tournaments | Columbia News

    COLUMBIA — More than 90 youth baseball teams poured into northeast Columbia in April to participate in a travel tournament affiliated with Major League Baseball’s Atlanta Braves. The visitors spent about $275,000 while here competing at Kelly Mill Sports Complex in Elgin. Richland County Council chairman Paul Livingston attended and offered remarks to the participants; the event was by all accounts successful and well received. “That’s a four-field complex,” said Scott Powers, director of Experience Columbia SC Sports, which markets the area’s sports offerings to visitors. “Imagine what we could do with an eight-, 10-, 12-field complex.” Richland County officials  

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