Home to nine professional sports teams, nearly 100 collegiate institutions and countless additional sports organizations, Philadelphia is a championship city and a metropolis for premier sporting event activity. The region has played host to some of the country’s biggest special events in recent years, including the U.S. Open (golf), X Games, multiple NCAA Championships in basketball, wrestling, lacrosse, ice hockey and soccer, Olympic Trials in table tennis and gymnastics, U.S. Curling and U.S. Open of Squash Championships, a multitude of international football and rugby matches, as well as major international sports conferences and summits, among countless other prestigious special events. Read More
We are excited to unveil our brand new website — Philadelphia2026.com — to share Philadelphia’s compelling World Cup story with the world.
One of the world’s great sports cities, Philadelphia has been selected as one of 23 prospective host cities for the 2026 FIFA World Cup™ — a list which will be narrowed down to the final 16 host cities in the next few years. Stand with us and Be Counted!
In February 2019, Lincoln Financial Field (home of the Eagles and the Army-Navy Game) was transformed into an outdoor hockey arena for the 2019 edition of NHL’s Stadium Series.
In front of a sellout crowd of 69,620 fans, the Flyers defeated the rival Pittsburgh Penguins in a thrilling overtime victory. The game peaked with 2.65 million viewers, delivering the largest NHL regular season audience—outside of the Winter Classic—in five years.
The 2018 edition of “America’s Game” saw the rival squads facing off for the 119th time, with the Army Black Knights coming away with a 17-10 victory after an exciting, hard-fought game. Read More.
The NFL hosted a kickoff celebration in Philadelphia to celebrate the start of the 2018 season and the Super Bowl LII Champion Philadelphia Eagles. Look back at the 2018 NFL Kickoff with our recap.