Indianapolis Monumental Marathon organizers hope to kill confusion in the market by acquiring the Indianapolis Marathon and taking over its domain name. Despite killing the full marathon in Lawrence, they promise to grow the half marathon there.
The P&G Gymnastic Championships—which crowned national champions in men’s and women’s events—drew 16 percent more fans than last year's event in Pittsburgh and more than 30 percent more than the 2013 event in Hartford, Connecticut.
Indianapolis’ reputation as a sports capital and Mayor Ballard’s support of cricket have made the World Sports Park a strong location for cricket events, said Tim Anderson, International Cricket Council head of global development.
Some city taxpayers are still upset that Mayor Greg Ballard paid $5 million to turn Post Road Community Park on the east side into World Sports Park, but cricket players, International Cricket Council members and other cricket insiders couldn’t be more thrilled. So what's next?
Two Indiana Sports Corp. executives and possibly two board members are traveling to Dallas Jan. 12 to watch the national football college championship game and see what it would take to host the game at Lucas Oil Stadium.
When Visit Indy announced this week that Indianapolis had landed the 2016 USA Volleyball Girls’ Junior National Championships and that it would carry a $59 million economic impact, a few eyebrows were raised.
In November, Mayor Greg Ballard hoped to have City-County Council approval in January on a financing plan to help fix the IUPUI Natatorium. Now some councilors wonder if the mayor is changing directions on the issue.