Next summer, the U.S. Olympic swimming trials will be held in an NFL stadium for the first time. In June, fans will flock to Lucas Oil Stadium to watch the nation’s finest athletes compete for the chance to go for the gold in Paris.
Officials confirm Indianapolis as site for 2024 U.S. Olympic Swim Trials
The trials are slated for June 2024 at Lucas Oil Stadium, the largest venue ever to be selected for the event, with expectations of up to 35,000 spectators.Read More
An announcement is set for Tuesday at Lucas Oil Stadium featuring local sports officials, city leaders and business executives.
IBJ sports business reporter Mickey Shuey talked with former Indiana Sports Corp. President Dale Neuburger about his experiences as the competition director for swimming in Tokyo.
Eli Lilly and Co. has produced at least two video commercials featuring Olympic swimmer Ryan Murphy promoting its migraine treatment, Emgality. But one of the ads contains a fleeting disclaimer: Murphy doesn’t take Emgality.
The city of Indianapolis, IUPUI and Lilly Endowment are preparing to unveil a broad plan for the west end of downtown and Haughville.
Mayor Greg Ballard is proposing to pay about half of the $20 million needed to upgrade the Natatorium at IUPUI. The city's Capital Improvement Board is also considering setting aside tax revenue for operation expenses.
A local group led by the Indiana Sports Corp. is bidding to bring the U.S. Olympic Swimming Trials to Indianapolis for the fifth time. But the event wouldn’t be in the 4,200-seat IUPUI Natatorium. Instead, officials want to host the 2016 trials in 63,000-seat Lucas Oil Stadium.
NCAA swimming championships being held at the IU Natatorium this week kick off six years of collegiate swimming championships that are expected to generate millions of dollars for the local economy.
City will host the Division I, II or III men’s and women’s swimming and diving championships every year between 2012 and 2017
under a new deal.
So much sad, bad, disturbing sports news. Time to look on the brighter side.