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The Rhode Island Sports Commission (RISC) is thrilled to announce that Jonathan Walker has been named one of Destinations International’s 2022 30 Under 30 recipients. Walker has long been a champion Learn More ›

PROVIDENCE, RI — March 15, 2022 — While some local basketball teams are on the road this week under the national spotlight, two weekend tournaments booked by the Rhode Island Sports Commission (RISC) Learn More ›

This June, classic car drivers and navigators from Japan, England, Australia, Canada, and every corner of the United States, will converge in Warwick as 120 vintage automobiles set off on the 2022 Learn More ›

While meetings and conventions remain sidelined until this fall, sporting events and tournaments continue to lead the recovery effort of Rhode Island’s meetings and events industry. Since the state Learn More ›

2018 National Congress and Trade Show is awarded to Providence, R.I. INDIANAPOLIS, Aug. 4, 2017 – USA Gymnastics has awarded the 2018 USA Gymnastics National Congress and Trade Show to the Rhode Learn More ›

Providence Marriott Downtown is now featuring bike rentals with their overnight packages so you can tour the city, and Mayor Jorge Elorza helped up kick off the first ride! Explore the "Creative Learn More ›

Rhode Island Sports Commission Executive Director, John Gibbons talks to SportsTravel Magazine in this month's edition about everything Rhode Island has to offer sporting events. Read about Learn More ›

(USGA) For the first time in its history, the U.S. Senior Open Championship will be contested on one of the five founding clubs of the USGA. Newport (R.I.) Country Club, which has hosted four previous Learn More ›

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (Volvo Ocean Race) - Governor Gina M. Raimondo, in partnership with Speaker Nicholas Mattiello and Senate President Paiva Weed, joined Volvo Ocean Race and Sail Newport today to Learn More ›

Providence Journal - Various Rhode Island bridges and several buildings in Providence will be bathed in red, white and blue light Sunday as the New England Patriots play the Atlanta Falcons in Super Learn More ›