The Walt Disney Company has announced that it too will join the parade of large companies trimming their workforce in a round of layoffs. The Mouse House will part ways with many as 7,000 employees. That’s roughly 4% of the global work force. As part… Read More »The Walt Disney Company to cut 7,000 jobs in reorganization.
In 2019 the NBA brought the future of the sport to Walt Disney World’s ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex in the form of the Jr. NBA Global Championships. The event features the top 13- and 14-year-old boys and girls basketball plays in the world.… Read More »Jr. NBA Global Championship returning to ESPN Wide World of Sports in 2020
The start of 2020 means the Summer Olympics are right around the corner. This week US Olympic Surf Team member Caroline Marks visited Walt Disney World for a family vacation, but she couldn’t help testing out the waves at Typhoon Lagoon’s state-of-the-art Surf Pool. The… Read More »2020 US Olympic Surfer takes on the Typhoon Lagoon Surf Pool
The ESPN Wide World of Sports complex played host to the Jr NBA Global Championship this last week crowning two teams after of a global list of the top 32 teams from around the globe. This is the second year of the event and the… Read More »ESPN Wide World of Sports hosts Jr. NBA Global Championship
This week the ESPN Wide World of Sports complex at Walt Disney World plays host to the Jr. NBA Global Championship. The youth basketball tournament features the top 13- and 14- year old boys and girls teams from around the world competing for the world… Read More »ESPN WWOS welcomes 32 Jr. NBA Teams to tip-off week long Global Championship
It’s National Youth Sports Week and facilities around the country are celebrating with big events, but for Walt Disney World’s ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex every week is youth sports week. The facility plays host to over 100 different tournaments and events throughout the… Read More »National Youth Sports Week is every week at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex
It’s Walt Disney World’s unofficial fifth gate and host to 10s of thousands of athletes a year and now a new multi-purpose arena will provide a specially designed home for cheerleading, dance, and arena based sport competitions. This is a welcome addition that will move… Read More »ESPN Wide World of Sports complex opens new Arena space for Cheer, Dance and Sports
The Disneyland Half Marathon crowd started arriving bright and early this morning, as 15,000 runners made their way to the park for the 6 AM start time. For it being so early, though, there clearly was no lack of energy! These dedicated athletes carried an… Read More »Disneyland Half Marathon: A Great “Running” Tradition!