SGB Update Sports & Fitness

PPA Tour and Major League Pickleball Close Merger

The professional pickleball organizations Carvana PPA Tour (PPA Tour) and the MLP by Margaritaville (MLP) announced today the completion of the company’s previously announced merger and the formation of a singular pro pickleball holding company. 

Orangetheory Fitness and Self Esteem Brands to Merge in All Stock Deal

The combination of Orangetheory Fitness, Anytime Fitness, Waxing the City, Basecamp Fitness/SUMHIIT Fitness, The Bar Method, and Stronger U Nutrition will represent $3.5 billion in systemwide sales and approximately 7,000 franchise locations across 50 countries.

Asics Releases Findings from Gender Exercise Gap Study

Focus group participants frequently described how societal expectations about gender roles, including that women should bear the majority of family caregiving and household responsibilities played a major part in their stopping exercise.

Game One Appoints Chief Executive Officer

Team sports retailer Game One promoted company president Pat Weber to chief executive officer, effective February 16, 2024. As CEO he will also maintain his role as president of the company.