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SENA FÜHRT WEGWEISENDE SMARTPHONE-APP FÜR DIE VERBINDUNG VON FAHRERN WELTWEIT EIN

Die RideConnected App ist das erste von zahlreichen Bonusangeboten für Benutzer von Sena Bluetooth IRVINE, Kalifornien. U.S., 11-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Sena Technologies, Inc., der weltweite Innovationsführer im Bereich der Bluetooth-Technologie für den Motor-, Action- und Outdoor-Sportbereich, gab heute die … Read the full press release

SENA LAUNCHES GROUNDBREAKING SMARTPHONE APP TO CONNECT RIDERS WORLDWIDE

The RideConnected App is the first of many free added benefits exclusively for Sena Bluetooth users IRVINE, California. U.S. 11-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Sena Technologies, Inc., the global leader in Bluetooth innovation for the motorsports, action sports and outdoor sports … Read the full press release

Polar introduces its first-ever heart rate monitoring and GPS tracking apparel — the Polar Team Pro Shirt

Las Vegas, NV, U.S.A., 09-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Polar, the leader in wearable sports technology, introduces an entirely new wearable category to their growing fitness portfolio, the Polar Team Pro Shirt. The company’s first-ever heart rate monitoring and GPS tracking apparel … Read the full press release

F.C. Copenhagen and Nordisk Film announce the foundation of joint eSport organization named NORTH

Danish football champions F.C. Copenhagen and Nordic entertainment company Nordisk Film founds eSport organization NORTH. Former Dignitas Counter-Strike: Global Offensive team signs with NORTH for minimum two years. Jacob “Maelk” Toft-Andersen joins NORTH as sports director with the ambition of … Read the full press release

Leonardo-Finmeccanica to provide its expertise in sports security systems to Italy’s national professional football league association

Leonardo CEO Mauro Moretti and Lega Serie B President Andrea Abodi sign an agreement for Leonardo to provide security technology expertise and services for new ‘smart’ stadiums Leonardo has significant experience in managing security for major events including for the … Read the full press release

“Iceman” Henrik Stenson will attempt to defend his title at the 2017 BMW International Open at Golfclub München Eichenried

Hot tip for golf fans: tickets with Christmas discount: Admission tickets and Fairway Club tickets are now on sale. 10% discount on all ticket categories if booked by Christmas. Open and Race to Dubai Champion Henrik Stenson will be teeing … Read the full press release

BMW Motorsport to change its teams set up for the 2017 season

MUNICH, 08-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — BMW Motorsport is changing the way its teams are set up for the 2017 season, to match both the strategic reorganisation of its involvement and the individual requirements of each race series. The four BMW teams, … Read the full press release

Former MotoGP star Alex Barros victorious with his BMW Motorrad Alex Barros Racing Team RR in São Paulo

MUNICH, 08-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The 2016 season racing season drew to a close for the BMW Motorrad Motorsport Community: the SuperBike Series Brasil (BRSBK) and the Malaysia Superbike Championship (MSC) were the last championships to hold their 2016 season finales … Read the full press release

Gaurav Gill wins his home race to complete a flawless season for ŠKODA in FIA Asia-Pacific Rally Championship (APRC)

Six rounds, six wins: Gaurav Gill wins his home race to complete a flawless season for ŠKODA in the FIA Asia-Pacific Rally Championship (APRC) Glenn Macneall takes the Co-Driver title – fifth win in a row for ŠKODA in the … Read the full press release

Mercedes-AMG Chairman Tobias Moers gave first preview of the new Mercedes-AMG GT4

AFFALTERBACH, 06-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The AMG Customer Sports involvement keeps growing continuously: the latest element is the development of a race car to GT4 regulations. At the occasion of the end-of-season celebration 2016 (Saturday, 3 December), Tobias Moers, Chairman of … Read the full press release

Cambridge University opens new Boathouse; welcomes its three boat clubs under the same roof

CAMBRIDGE, 05-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The new Cambridge University Boathouse was officially opened this weekend – giving the three University boat clubs a new home, the first time that the clubs have all been under the same roof. Lance Tredell, Cambridge … Read the full press release

OSCE: Spanish judge stopping El Mundo from publishing a story a threat to investigative journalism

VIENNA, 05-Dec-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — OSCE Representative on Freedom of the Media Dunja Mijatović today expressed concern about a recent ruling by a Spanish judge to stop the daily newspaper El Mundo from publishing a story on an investigation into … Read the full press release

Research: swimming, racquet sports, and aerobics with the best odds of staving off death

Specific types of sport and exercise seem to be associated with differing risk levels OXFORD, 30-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — In terms of exercise, swimming, racquet sports, and aerobics seem to be associated with the best odds of staving off death … Read the full press release

Infront Sports & Media’s Omnigon to develop new suite of mobile apps for FINA

FINA mobile apps now live on iOS and Android devices New York, USA, 29-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Omnigon, one of the world’s leading digital services firms in sports and a subsidiary of Infront Sports & Media, has announced a coordinated … Read the full press release

Marco Bogarelli and Giuseppe Ciocchetti to leave Infront

Marco Bogarelli and Giuseppe Ciocchetti leave Infront to pursue new challenges Milan, Italy / Zug, Switzerland, 29-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Marco Bogarelli, President of Infront Italy, and Giuseppe Ciocchetti, Managing Director of Infront Italy, are leaving Infront as of today. … Read the full press release

Solar Boat Twente will compete in the Monaco Solar Boat Challenge in July 2017

Enschede, Netherlands, 28-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The student team is already counting on a podium finish at next summer’s Monaco Solar Boat Challenge. Solar boat races are nothing new. The first races started more than ten years ago. But Solar Boat … Read the full press release

Ericsson to build the new digital experience of the Parisian football club Paris Saint-Germain

Ericsson will provide football club Paris Saint-Germain with a range of solutions and services that will transform the digital experience for fans, players and support staff This will include a sports performance information system, a digital experience backend system, and … Read the full press release

adidas: world’s first performance shoe made using Biosteel® fiber

HERZOGENAURACH, 21-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ —The adidas Futurecraft Biofabric features include being 100% biodegradable through a fully natural process The adidas Futurecraft Biofabric features include being 100% biodegradable through a fully natural process adidas has partnered with AMSilk for the first premium … Read the full press release

University of Birmingham and Sports Authority of India (SAI) to help improve the sporting performance of India’s athletes

BIRMINGHAM, 18-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ —The University of Birmingham and the Sports Authority of India (SAI) have signed a new agreement to work together and help improve the sporting performance of India’s athletes. Sports experts at Birmingham will work with SAI … Read the full press release

Gorenje Group unveils Spartak-branded line-up of domestic appliances for the CIS region

MOSCOW, 18-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — For several years, Russia has been one of the key markets for Gorenje Group. Through a partnership with Spartak Moscow football club, Gorenje is increasing its brand awareness throughout the whole CIS region as Spartak is … Read the full press release

University of Dundee students and Scottish rugby legend Scott Hastings to raise awareness of mouth cancer

DUNDEE, 17-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Dental students from the University of Dundee have teamed up with Scottish rugby legend Scott Hastings and oral health experts in a bid to raise awareness of mouth cancer. Hastings, patron of the charity Let’s Talk … Read the full press release

Infront B2Run launches new brand identity for the popular corporate running series B2Run

The new visual identity will be used across all communications and reflects the series’ brand values MUNICH, 08-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Infront B2Run, a subsidiary of the international sports marketing company Infront Sports & Media, has launched a new brand … Read the full press release

Wanda Sports Holding Board of Directors will be led by Lincoln Zhang as Chairman and Philippe Blatter as Vice-Chairman

Guangzhou, China, 07-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Wanda Sports Holding appoints Hengming Yang as new CEO (effective November 1, 2016) while Philippe Blatter is newly appointed Vice Chairman of the Board of Directors of Wanda Sports Holding. The Wanda Sports Holding Board … Read the full press release

Infront Sports & Media, ISMF extend media & marketing agreement for 2016-21 ISMF Individual, Sprint and Vertical World Cup and ISMF World and Continental Championships

New comprehensive contract includes magazine program production, broadcast distribution and commercialisation of advertising for the newly recognised IOC Federation ZUG, 07-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Infront Sports & Media, a Wanda Sports company, and the International Ski Mountaineering Federation (ISMF) have … Read the full press release

Outdoor endurance event Caledonian Challenge set to close

GLASGOW, 01-Nov-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Thank you for supporting the Caledonian Challenge making it one of the most successful outdoor endurance events in Scotland. In recent years we have seen a marked decline in participants with decreasing fundraising income. Subsequently, we have … Read the full press release

Infront Sports & Media: Eurosport signs long-term partnership to present live coverage of the FIA World Endurance Championship and the 24 Hours of Le Mans

In a new Infront-brokered agreement, live multi-platform motor sports programming is guaranteed across Europe and the Asia-Pacific region until 2020 ZUG, 17-Oct-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Eurosport has signed a long-term partnership to present live coverage of the FIA World Endurance … Read the full press release

Infront Sports & Media achieved more than 230 hours coverage across Sub-Saharan Africa for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games

Infront together with TV Media Sport has achieved a first time success in Africa with more than 230 hours of broadcast coverage ZUG, 28-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — The international sports marketing company Infront Sports & Media has secured more than … Read the full press release

Loughborough University unveils plans for sport-specific accommodation for elite athletes on campus

Leicestershire, UK, 20-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Loughborough University has revealed plans for potential new accommodation on campus. Around £40 million would be invested in the project, creating sport-specific accommodation to secure Loughborough’s place as a training centre for elite athletes. It … Read the full press release

A specially-tuned Volkswagen Beetle sets new speed record at the World of Speed event in Utah

New speed record for specially prepared Beetle LSR with 550 PS Top performance at the annual World of Speed event on the Great Salt Lake in Bonneville, Utah (USA) WOLFSBURG, 20-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — A specially-tuned Volkswagen Beetle has set a … Read the full press release

BNP Paribas launches innovative financing structure for PUMA suppliers to improve environmental, health and safety and social standards

PARIS, 08-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — BNP Paribas announces the launch of a pioneering initiative, designed in collaboration with sports company PUMA and implemented through the support of the IT platform provider GT Nexus. This innovative financing structure offers financial incentives for PUMA … Read the full press release