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    Thursday, June 23, 2016
  • U.S. unveils final Olympic squadsvelonews.competitor.com - USA Cycling has announced its final team for the Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, where it will hang its medal hopes on a pair of world-beating women’s squads, one in the team pursuit and a second in the road and...
  • New Balance to Open Missouri Distribution Centersportsonesource.com - New Balance Athletics opened a 165,000-square-foot distribution center in Earth City, MO to support its growing e-commerce business. The new facility is at at 13600 Shoreline Drive in Earth City.
  • Wednesday, June 22, 2016
  • Specialized makes organizational changesbicycleretailer.com - Specialized has promoted several staff in an effort to bring their leaders closer to retail partners: Tom Larter is now the leader of the sales operations and program management, while Dan Sluzas and Matt Proctor will ...
  • Lance Armstrong begins weekly podcast seriescyclingindustry.news - Lance Armstrong has gone live with the first in what he says will be a weekly podcast – though cycling may not always be on the agenda. Dubbed the Forward Podcast, the first episode is a discussion with CEO of the A...
  • Will a Tinder for Sports & Fitness Users Work Out?sportsonesource.com - A new tool called Bvddy hopes to connect sports players that share similar active passions. On June 22, Bvddy closed $1.5 million pre-series A capital funding to expand its technology to new cities. The investment was ...
  • Kellogg’s Nutri-Grain IRONMAN New Zealand is Military Division Qualifying Racetriathlonbusiness.com - Following an ‘enormously successful Military Division Qualifying Race’ at the 2016 Cairns Airport IRONMAN Asia-Pacific Championship Cairns, IRONMAN has announced that the Kellogg’s Nutri-Grain IRONMAN New Zeala...
  • Are Beer Mile Races Risking Lawsuits?runnersworld.com - The BeerFit Running Series and National Beer Mile do not disqualify competitors for skimping on the brews or even skipping the drinks altogether. Two rival organizations bringing the beer mile to the masses are taking pre...
  • Tuesday, June 21, 2016
  • USA Triathlon looks for the next Gwen Jorgensennbcolympics.com - Barb Lindquist, USA Triathlon’s Collegiate Recruitment Program manager, launched a digital advertising campaign on two endemic track websites, FloTrack and LetsRun in search for athletes she can develop into Olympic tria...
  • Olympic Officials Say Russian and Kenyan Runners Must Prove They Are Cleanrunnersworld.com - The International Olympic Committee announced on Tuesday athletes from Russia and Kenya will be under heightened scrutiny to be eligible to compete in any sport at the 2016 Olympics, though it remains unclear what crite...
  • PressCamp exhibitors see challenging market, increase IBD education effortsbicycleretailer.com - While editors from the bicycle and outdoor industry meet with more than two dozen companies checking out new products, exhibitors at PressCamp are also keeping a sharp eye on the market. Quite a number are fighting for...
  • Tough Mudder Teams Up With Team Rubiconmudrunguide.com - Tough Mudder announced a multi-year partnership with Team Rubicon, the only nonprofit disaster response organization that mobilizes military veterans to support communities devastated by natural disasters. The comprehensiv...
  • Houston Marathon hires Kate Klein as new Director, Business Development & Marketingrunnersweb.com - he Houston Marathon Committee (HMC) on Tuesday announced the hiring of executive Kate Klein as Director, Business Development and Marketing. Klein will lead the business and community development department and is responsib...
  • Ticket to ride: Billetto in partnership with Challenge Nordic teamtriathlonbusiness.com - Event ticketing platform Billetto has entered into a long term partnership with Challenge Nordic race organiser RaceMakers, where ‘the goal is to ensure further expansion, in a competitive and ever growing market....
  • Marathon Runner Attacked By Bear In New Mexicogearjunkie.com - A runner was attacked by a mother bear on Saturday afternoon while taking part in a permitted marathon in Valles Caldera National Preserve near Jemez Springs, New Mexico. The bear, a mother with cubs, was later euthanized t...
  • Monday, June 20, 2016
  • World-Record Holder’s Coach Arrested in Doping Raidrunnersworld.com - Jama Aden, coach of 1500-meter world champion Genzebe Dibaba, was taken into custody by Spanish police. Banned substances, including traces of EPO, were found in the hotel where he and members of his group have been resid...
  • Officials Vote to Ban Russian Runners From Olympicsrunnersworld.com - The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), track and field’s governing body, voted unanimously on Friday to continue Russia’s suspension from international competition, including the 2016 Summer Ol...
  • Bicycle supplier group endorses new mechanics associationbicycleretailer.com - At a board meeting last week, the Bicycle Product Suppliers Association endorsed the newly formed Professional Bicycle Mechanics Association, a new organization dedicated to the promotion, development and advocacy for ...
  • Wholesale bikes sales down 6 percent through May; inventory up 19 percentbicycleretailer.com - Wholesale bike sales were down 5.7 percent in 2016 through May, according to the most recent report from the Bicycle Product Suppliers Association. The trend was not promising, either, as sales in May were down 8.4 per...
  • Maryland retailer launches franchise mobile bike repair servicebicycleretailer.com - Brick-and-mortar retailer Bike Doctor has operated a franchise business for 24 years. Now the Maryland retailer is looking to take the franchise model to the road with mobile bike repair, called Bike Doctor Mobile. Bik...
  • Copenhagen bids to host Tour de France startvelonews.competitor.com - Denmark presented a bid on Monday for Copenhagen to host the start of the Tour de France sometime between 2019 and 2021. More people use bicycles everyday in Copenhagen than in any other city in the world, thus, "t...
  • Barksdale takes new role at USATFusatf.org - Sharrieffa Barksdale has joined the USATF staff in Indianapolis, USATF announced Monday, June 20. Barksdale, a 1984 Olympian in the 400m hurdles, will take on the role of Manager, Alumni Relations.
  • Sunday, June 19, 2016
  • Arc’teryx Launches Its First-Ever Trail Running Shoegearpatrol.com - The Canadian brand Arc’teryx has announced an all-new trail running shoe called the Norvan VT, whose most significant feature is its 360º Support System, a lacing system connected to support pieces on both the inside and...
  • Brooks Running Names Sole Girls Founder Ashley Wiles its 2016 Inspiring Coach of the Yearrunnersweb.com - Brooks Running honors Ashley Wiles and her work to inspire youth to choose healthy, fit lives by crowning her the Brooks 2016 Inspiring Coach of the Year. She is recognized for paying forward the power of run, teaching yout...
  • Friday, June 17, 2016
  • Giant USA lays off 10 employees due to market conditionsbicycleretailer.com - Giant USA is laying off ten employees and consolidating some departments at its headquarters as it adjusts to soft market conditions. The layoffs include inside and outside sales staff. Aside from this, financial and I...
  • Surly Bikes dismisses rumors of impending troublesbicycleretailer.com - Surly Bikes brand manager Paul Zeigle posted a blog post saying the brand is doing just fine, while candidly acknowledging a few recent challenges that might have got the blogosphere conjecturing. This comes after the ...
  • Online event service settles consumer lawsuitsandiegouniontribune.com - A company that provides online registration services for road races and other events has agreed to pay more than $2.7 million plus restitution to settle a lawsuit for violating California’s consumer protection l...
  • Thursday, June 16, 2016
  • Hawley-Lambert lays off 13 in restructuringbicycleretailer.com - Hawley-Lambert has laid off 13 staff from its Lexington offices as it continues to integrate both companies and finalizes the transition of back-end functions to Lévis, Quebec. Multiple reasons led to the cuts includi...
  • BIKE Channel UK launches reality series THE COACH UKbikebiz.com - After topping TV ratings in Italy, reality TV show The Coach comes to BIKE Channel UK this September. The Coach will see two amateur cyclists put through their paces by prestigious UK cycling professionals Rob Hayles and Brian...
  • Paul Lew joins forces with EDCO, sets out to establish US operationcyclingindustry.news - EDCO Engineering BV has announced that Paul Lew will join the firm as a partner. Lew, a cycling and carbon innovator, will expand and build the company’s line of cycling components, including its high-performance ca...
  • Olympic Athletes Resort to Fundraising Onlinesportsonesource.com - Olympic hopefuls preparing for the August 2016 Summer Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil have taken to online fundraising platform, GoFundMe to expense their trip for the gold. Nearly 100 athletes have raised nearly $4...
  • Fitplan Technologies Launches Fitplan App Worldwidesportsonesource.com - Mobile fitness platform Fitplan launched worldwide with an app for iPhone that allows users to follow the exact workout programs of professional athletes. Created by co-founders Landon Hamilton and Cam Speck, the app p...
  • Infront confirms expansion of B2RUN with two new events in Spaintriathlonbusiness.com - Leading international sports marketing company Infront Sports & Media, which is part of Wanda Sports Holdings with IRONMAN, has further expanded the corporate running event B2RUN with two more events scheduled to tak...
  • Vasque Trail Footwear Debuts the Breeze IIIoutdoorindustry.org - Vasque introduces the Breeze III - delivering more out of the box comfort, breathability and traction in every step than ever before. The Breeze III is stronger, quicker and wiser than ever.

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