Tag - Sports
Fort Worth has recently become a destination for big events in Olympic disciplines, including gymnastics and basketball. This month, the city doubles down on that momentum with two overlapping events featuring not only Olympic sports, but also competitors likely to compete in Japan in 2020.
The NFL will come to Fort Worth in January. Or at least a lot of its teams’ scouts will. Talent evaluators from CFL and XFL franchises will make appearances as well. They’ll all come to see college players who hope to earn roster spots with one of their organizations next season.
Posted On September 20, 2019 | Rush Olson
You might see some of the table tennis competitors you watch this December in Fort Worth on TV next year, live from Tokyo. That’s because the Seamaster US Open will feature some world-class athletes, both from the USA and other parts of the world. It’s the most significant tournament held this year
As summer gives way to fall, we turn our attention to . . . sports. There’s a lot happening on local fields, courts, tracks and more during the autumn months. Here we offer a quick-reference guide to spectator-friendly sporting events around which you can plan a trip to Cowtown.
Posted On April 15, 2019 | Rush Olson
Friday begins one of the city’s largest sporting events of the year, the National Collegiate Women's Gymnastics Championship. The two-day event at the Fort Worth Convention Center will determine NCAA Division I team and individual national champions in the sport of artistic gymnastics. ”The NCAA
When the National Collegiate Women's Gymnastics Championship comes to the Fort Worth Convention Center April 19-20, the city hopes it brings visitors and exposure. Organizers also expect it to have an effect on the area’s next generation of artistic gymnasts.
Historically, when we think of “riding” in Fort Worth, we think of people wearing cowboy hats and holding reins. Recently, however, riders wearing helmets and clutching handlebars have taken on a higher profile in the city. And there’s a big – you might even say “gran” - event headed to town that promises to raise it to a whole new level.
Texas long ago established itself as an artistic gymnastics hotbed. The state’s gyms have produced a disproportionate share of Olympians and high-level competitors. “Texas in general, Houston, Dallas, Austin, San Antonio - we have the best gymnasts that come out of this state,” said one of those