Intermedix Ironman 70.3 Augusta has 'year-round impact'

...the Garden City a popular spot throughout the year."We feel it has even more of a year-round impact," Augusta Sports Council CEO Brinsley Thigpen said. "As it's grown, more people are traveling here to train."The event sold out months...

Ironman pumps money into downtown Augusta businesses

...destination for triathletes."Augusta Sports Council CEO Brinsley Thigpen said the...figures compiled by the Augusta Sports Council and Augusta Convention and Visitors...three-day event. The CVB and sports council predict almost $9 million in...

'Do not swim' ban could be lifted Tuesday

...Savannah well in advance of the Sept. 28 triathlon.Brinsley Thigpen, the chief executive officer of the Augusta Sports Council, said the substance has not set the Ironman back."We're not concerned at all about it affecting the event...

Tourism conference ends Friday with speech from Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal

...Convention and Visitors Bureau. "It feels good for them to enjoy Augusta and spend money."The CVB and Augusta Sports Council estimated last week that the tourism conference would drum up about $227,430 in visitor spending for the city...

September events expected to generate $9 million in tourist spending

...Augusta Convention and Visitors Bureau and the Augusta Sports Council.The tourism payoff begins this week with the Georgia...estimated at 6,000."Working with the Augusta Sports Council, the community, volunteers, and the great support...

South Carolina's Mike Davis has early exit

...Kaser earned All-America honors with an average of 47.4 yards with 17 punts of 50 yards or more. He also forced 14 fair catches.Kaser is on the 25-player watch list for the award, which is presented by the Augusta Sports Council.

Pop Rocks: Westobou offerings appeal nicely to different audiences

...personality Ira Glass, a concert by soul legend Al Green and last year's initial partnership with the Greater Augusta Sports Council for the Color Run.This year it will be a celebration of ? and, happily, with ? an authentic Hollywood legend...


...Newman Tennis Center.The event is sponsored by the Central Savannah River Area Tennis Association, the Augusta Sports Council and the Augusta Recreation, Parks and Facilities Depart ment. Auto RacingAugustan earns runner-up finishAugusta...

Ray Guy Award was boost for punter, Augusta Sports Council

...football conversations. The Augusta Sports Council, meanwhile, was looking for...Award was created in 2000 by the sports council with Guy's blessing. The award...award had been created, and the sports council began making plans for a banquet...

Visitor spending in Augusta expected at about $8 million for July

...to the city next month, according to a report released by the Augusta Convention & Visitors Bureau and the Augusta Sports Council.The Nike Peach Jam, from July 15-21, and the Nike Girls' Basketball Nationals, from July 25-31, are expected...