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Mercedes-Benz is “Official Patron of the PGA of America” and “Official Vehicle of the PGA Championship”

STUTTGART, 10-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Mercedes-Benz is supporting the final major of the current golfing year as an “Official Patron of the PGA of America” and “Official Vehicle of the PGA Championship”. Mercedes-Benz brand ambassador Rickie Fowler will be teeing off at … Read the full press release

Belgian athlete Nafi Thiam won gold medal at the WC in London

BRUSSELS, 08-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Never before in the World Championship’s history since 1983 a Belgian athlete won a gold medal. And then came Nafi Thiam in London. On Sep. 1st the World and Olympic Heptathlon Champion will compete at the … Read the full press release

The Wembley Cup with EE: YouTube’s top football stars and international football legends gather for an epic online football series

Stars of YouTube and international football legends to take part in another epic showdown at Wembley Stadium connected by EE on Saturday 7th October 2017 Eight-part online ‘road to the final’ series broadcast on Spencer FC’s YouTube channel and the EE website – view the trailer here … Read the full press release

Successful weekend for the BMW Motorrad Motorsport riders

It was an action-packed and successful weekend for the BMW Motorrad Motorsport riders. In Japan, they tackled the “Suzuka 8 Hours”, the final round of the FIM Endurance World Championship. The International German Championship met at Schleiz, where Markus Reiterberger … Read the full press release

Formula E: The MS Amlin Andretti team endured a tough Montreal ePrix (CAN)

The MS Amlin Andretti team endured a tough Montreal ePrix (CAN), the final round of the 2016/17 FIA Formula E Championship. The team’s solitary points finish came with Robin Frijns’ (NED) ninth-place on Saturday, with António Félix da Costa (POR) … Read the full press release

BMW teams finish in the top 10 at the 24 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps (BEL)

After the two victories in 2015 and 2016, the BMW teams were missing the racing luck required to be able to fight for the win this time at the 24 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps (BEL). Technical issues with both the ROWE … Read the full press release

Bentley Motorsport finished second in the largest GT3 race in the world, the 24 Hours of Spa

Bentley finishes in second place at the 24 Hours of Spa Bentley Team M-Sport and the drivers of car #8 extend lead in the Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup titles Bentley Boy Vincent Abril now leads the Blancpain GT Series … Read the full press release

Audi now leads in the manufacturers’ standings of the Intercontinental GT Challenge

Audi in front in the Intercontinental GT Challenge Success in Chinese GT racing Trophies for Audi customers in the DMV GTC NEUBURG, 31-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Audi has won the Spa 24 Hours for the fourth time. With this result, … Read the full press release

Audi Tradition at this year’s Schloss Dyck Classic Days, August 4th to 6th in Rhineland

Classic vehicle festival in the Rhineland region from August 4th to 6th Racing legends Frank Biela and Walter Röhrl driving historic racing cars Röhrl’s “Pikes Peak” Audi Sport quattro S1 on show INGOLSTADT, 31-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — At this year’s … Read the full press release

Formula E electric racing series: Audi driver Lucas di Grassi is the new champion

Brazilian wins title in the world’s first all-electric racing series Victory on Saturday and seventh place in Sunday’s finale in Montreal ABT Schaeffler Audi Sport vice-champions in the teams’ classification Neuburg/Montreal, 31-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Audi driver Lucas di Grassi … Read the full press release

Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America signs multi-year naming rights sponsorship agreement for Minnesota United FC’s new soccer stadium in St. Paul, Minn.

Allianz Field becomes the 1st Allianz-sponsored stadium in North America and 8th globally New state-of-the-art home for Minnesota United FC to open in 2019 Allianz Life Insurance Company of North America signs on as official stadium sponsor Munich/Minneapolis, 28-Jul-2017 — … Read the full press release

The global betting and gaming brand 12BET becomes Official Partner of the TOTAL BWF World Championships 2017

Infront brings the global betting and gaming company on board for the prestigious badminton highlight of the year ZUG, 24-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Badminton World Federation (BWF) and 12BET have agreed a partnership that will see the global betting and … Read the full press release

The new marathon league Asian Premier Marathons (APM) has officially been launched in Beijing

Beijing, China, 24-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Asian Premier Marathons (APM), a new marathon league jointly established by Infront China and the Beijing, Beirut and Seoul Marathons, under the leadership of Asian Athletic Association (AAA), has officially been launched in Beijing today. … Read the full press release

The Abarth 124 rally scored exceptional sporting result at MT Washington Hillclimb in US

In the MT Washington Hillclimb, the car won Prepared car category, with Kevin Wesley ending sixth in the general ranking and Sara Price leading the women. A challenging and spectacular course with long dirt stretches and breathtaking landscapes.  TORINO, 17-Jul-2017 … Read the full press release

EBU and Amaury Sport Organisation (ASO) sign for Tour de France media rights through 2023

Le Grand-Saconnex, Switzerland, 07-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The EBU and Amaury Sport Organisation (ASO) are pleased to announce they have signed an agreement for the media rights to the 2020, 2021, 2022, and 2023 Tour de France. Besides the Tour de … Read the full press release

Loughborough’s Professor Vicky Tolfrey will be presented with the 2017 IPC Paralympic Scientific Award at the VISTA Conference

LEICESTERSHIRE, 06-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Loughborough’s Professor Vicky Tolfrey is to receive one of the International Paralympic Committee’s (IPC) top awards in recognition of her commitment to para athlete research. For nearly two decades Professor Tolfrey, Director of the University’s Peter Harrison Centre … Read the full press release

2017 British Superbike Championship: BMW riders claimed important results both in the Superbike and the Superstock classes

At the weekend, the BMW Motorrad Motorsport racers and the BMW experts have been in action in Great Britain, Croatia and Italy. At Britain’s Snetterton, the BMW riders in the British Superbike Championship (BSB) took to the track with success. … Read the full press release

14th win for the BMW Team RLL programme since 2009 at IWSC Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen

BMW Team RLL’s Bill Auberlen (USA) and Alexander Sims (GBR) raced the number 25 BMW M6 GTLM to victory on Sunday at the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship (IWSC) Sahlen’s Six Hours of The Glen. MUNICH, 04-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — BMW … Read the full press release

Arkema business line Bostik will exclusively supply Tour de France with smart adhesives for the race

Colombes, France, 04-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Bostik, the specialty adhesives business line of Arkema, upgrades sponsorship to official partnership for 2017 and 2018 cycling events. Agreement will boost brand visibility worldwide and sees Bostik exclusively supply event organizers with smart adhesives … Read the full press release

Ballast Nedam: Sportcampus Zuiderpark opens in Den Haag after two years of construction

BH Nieuwegein,The Netherlands​, 20-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — On Wednesday 14 June 2017 mayor Pauline Krikke has officially opened Sportcampus Zuiderpark. After two years of construction, , Sportcampus Zuiderpark has arisen at the former home ground of ADO Den Haag. A unique … Read the full press release

Infront China to help Suzhou become well-known sports city

Suzhou, China, 19-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Infront China and Suzhou Municipal Sports Bureau signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) for a strategic partnership. Infront China will help the local government to make Suzhou a first-class sports base by increasing its international … Read the full press release

The virtual international championship SEAT Leon CUPRA Eurocup online 2017 to begin its second edition

The second edition of the international virtual championship organised by SEAT Sport and Cloud Sport kicks off with training sessions on 17 June at the  Circuit de Barcelona-Catalunya With 7 online races overseen by race officials from the RACE, the … Read the full press release

Inaugural Tech and Tennis Day by ESET and Tennis Canada To Happen In August at the Rogers Cup

BRATISLAVA, 12-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ESET, a global leader in cybersecurity, is proud to be taking centre court this summer thanks to a new agreement to serve as the official software security partner of Canada’s top tennis tournament, Rogers Cup presented … Read the full press release

Infront Sports & Media secured Gorenje as a new Official Sponsor for the Men’s EHF EURO 2018 and 2020

Comprehensive sponsorship agreement signed with Infront for the next two editions of the Men’s EHF EURO 2018 and 2020 ZUG, 08-Jun-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Infront Sports & Media, a Wanda Sports company, as exclusive media and marketing partner for EHF … Read the full press release

Diamond League: Nafissatou Thiam scored an impressive victory in the Heptathlon in Götzis

BRUSSELS, 30-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Nafissatou Thiam scored an impressive victory in the famous Heptathlon in Götzis. The Olympic Champion set a mark of 7.013 points which not only pulverizes the national record that she set last summer at the Olympics … Read the full press release

MTG wins exclusive Finnish media rights to the UEFA European 2020 and FIFA World Cup 2022 Qualifiers

STOCKHOLM, 26-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — MTG has won the exclusive Finnish media rights to the UEFA European Qualifiers 2020 and the qualifying tournament for the FIFA World Cup 2022, along with the rights to UEFA’s new European competition, the UEFA … Read the full press release

MTG to share IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship exclusive Swedish media rights with SVT

STOCKHOLM, 26-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — MTG and SVT today announced an agreement to share the exclusive Swedish media rights to the IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship between 2018 and 2023 – meaning the tournament will return to MTG’s TV3 and … Read the full press release

Premium partnership between football club Eintracht Frankfurt and Deutsche Börse

FRANKFURT, 23-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Deutsche Börse is now financial centre partner of national league football club Eintracht Frankfurt, having signed an agreement with Eintracht Frankfurt Fußball AG. This step marks the start of a premium partnership between Eintracht Frankfurt … Read the full press release

Austria’s number one tennis player Dominic Thiem presented as new brand ambassador of UniCredit Bank Austria

The shooting star of the tennis world and top 10 ATP player perfectly embodies next generation banking at UniCredit Bank Austria Austria’s number one tennis player with international mass appeal is a long-standing loyal customer and has been relying on … Read the full press release

The new DTM season: The 400th race for Mercedes-AMG Motorsport in the DTM/ITC

STUTTGART, 04-May-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Two exciting weekends for the brand with the three-pointed star, as Valtteri Bottas wins his first Grand Prix in Russia and the new DTM season gets underway at Hockenheim with a milestone for Mercedes-AMG Motorsport, … Read the full press release