There are 50 national governing bodies for sports—all with differing sizes, agendas, budgets and staffs—but with this common thread: Running one typically involves a job description from hell.
Testimony from four Olympic athletes to a Senate subcommittee Wednesday provided yet another reminder of the way leaders at the U.S. Olympic Committee, U.S. Figure Skating, USA Gymnastics and other federations failed to protect them over a span of decades.
Indianapolis-based USA Track & Field has placed Vin Lananna on temporary leave to avoid potential conflict-of-interest concerns over an investigation into the awarding of the 2021 world championships to Eugene, Oregon.
USA Track & Field CEO Max Siegel is staring at his organization’s biggest growth opportunity—and deepest potential pitfall–next month’s Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro.
USA Track & Field CEO Max Siegel has grown the 35-year-old organization with the speed of a world-class sprinter.
USA Track & Field is sprearheading an effort to bring a unique outdoor track and field competition to the streets surrounding Monument Circle.
Marian University, St. Vincent Health and four amateur sports groups have entered into formal discussions that could result in major developments at the northwest-side campus, the university announced Tuesday.
New USA Track and Field CEO Max Siegel is promising to pull athletes, their agents, sponsors, event promoters and the sport’s television partners together to lift track and field’s tainted image and revenue—especially domestically.
USA Track & Field hopes a more coherent TV schedule and a bigger presence at live events will generate interest in the sport that lasts beyond the summer Olympics. Yet USATF is at odds with some athletes who say they could line up more of their own sponsors, if it weren’t for the governing body’s rules.
Interim CEO Mike McNees, who has led Indianapolis-based USA Track & Field since September, will continue in that capacity through the 2012 Olympics in London, the organization said on Wednesday.
Former USA Track and Field CEO Doug Logan filed a wrongful termination lawsuit against the governing body Wednesday, seeking payment after suddenly being fired last month following a 26-month tenure.
Doug Logan is shaking up the sport and hopes to add more events, which could pay off for Indianapolis.