The Federation Equestre Internationale (FEI) announced that Omaha will host the joint Longines FEI World Cup Jumping and FEI World Cup Dressage Finals in 2017, besting off strong challenges from London, Hong Kong and Hertogenbosch in the Netherlands. The World Cup will run March 27 – April 2, 2017
Omaha will host the state wrestling tournament through 2019 after the Nebraska School Activities Association approved a five-year contract on Thursday. The NSAA voted 7-1, with District 1 board member Wendy Henrichs of Lincoln East the dissenting vote, to take Omaha’s bid over Lincoln’s. The NSAA State Wrestling Championships occur annually in February at CenturyLink… Read more »
The Omaha Sports Commission is proud to be participated in Omaha Gives! – A 24 hour charitable challenge organized by the Omaha Community Foundation. The online giving holiday took place May 21st, 2014 from midnight to midnight.
The City of Omaha has been selected to host the Final Round of the 2015 FIVB Women’s Volleyball World Grand Prix (WGP), which is the premier annual international women’s volleyball tournament run by the International Volleyball Federation (FIVB). The Omaha Sports Commission will serve as the local organizing committee with the support of USA Volleyball, the National Governing Body for the sport.
USA Swimming, in collaboration with the United States Olympic Committee, announced Saturday that Omaha, Neb., has been selected as the host city for the 2016 U.S. Olympic Team Trials – Swimming.