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LIQUI MOLY Extends Its Winter Sports Engagement To 2017 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship with Major Sponsorship

The German motor oils manufacturer commits to the ice hockey highlight in Cologne and Paris ZUG, 24-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — LIQUI MOLY is extending its wide-ranging winter sports engagement, with the company joining as the Official Sponsor of the 2017 … Read the full press release

Infront Signs Long-term Agreement with Italian Golf Federation for Events Management, Marketing and Digital Rights

The 11-year contract includes event management, marketing and digital rights; and secures the Ryder Cup 2022 to be hosted in Rome ROME, 20-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Infront Sports & Media, a Wanda Sports company, has signed a long-term agreement with … Read the full press release

Mercedes AMG Petronas Motorsport Partners With TIBCO

Team to use advanced predictive analytic technologies from TIBCO TIBCO branding to be visible on driver helmets at the Bahrain Grand Prix this weekend STUTTGART, 19-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport is delighted to welcome TIBCO Software Inc., a … Read the full press release

Audi Driving Experience Redirecting Its Program to Focus on Promoting Talent With the Audi Sport Racing Academy

Systematic coaching by experienced trainers and mentors Three male, two female candidates in the 2017 season Junior drivers competing in the Audi Sport TT Cup and the ADAC GT Master Ingolstadt/Neuburg, 19-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Audi driving experience is … Read the full press release

SKODA joins FIA Asia-Pacific Rally Championship

Mladá Boleslav, 17-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — ŠKODA driver pairing for the FIA Asia-Pacific Rally Championship has been decided. Reigning champs Gaurav Gill/Glen Macneall will complete with Norwegians Ole Christian Veiby/Stig Rune Skjaermœn. ​Both teams enter the competition in ŠKODA FABIA R5 run … Read the full press release

Speedo’s V-Class™ goggle recognised for outstanding design and excellence by the expert committee at RedDot

LONDON, 05-Apr-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Speedo’s V-Class ™ goggle range has received a global seal of approval with a notorious Red Dot Award for Design & Innovation for 2017, under the Sports & Equipment category. V-Class ™ is the latest … Read the full press release

The ŠKODA Motorsport enters the FIA World Rally Championship in 2018 with ŠKODA KODIAQ WRC

ŠKODA Motorsport is entering a new category in the FIA World Rally Championship The successful FABIA R5 will be joined by the KODIAQ WRC destined for the new WRC SUV class The KODIAQ WRC will premiere at the 2018 Rally … Read the full press release

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport announces teams for 2017 DTM season

Mercedes-AMG Motorsport Mercedes me: Robert Wickens & Gary Paffett Mercedes-AMG Motorsport SILBERPFEIL Energy: Paul Di Resta & Maro Engel Mercedes-AMG Motorsport BWT: Edoardo Mortara & Lucas Auer STUTTGART, 28-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Final preparations for the new DTM season will … Read the full press release

Ahooga Continues International Expansion With The First Folding-Yet-Comfortable, Electric-Yet-Ultra-Lightweight Bike. For Smarter Cities And Better Lives.

BRUSSELS, 15-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Ahooga Continues International Expansion With The First Folding-Yet-Comfortable, Electric-Yet-Ultra-Lightweight Bike. For Smarter Cities And Better Lives. Early 2015, Belgian startup Ahooga introduces an ultra-lightweight folding, elegant and concern-solving eBike, thereby “dissolving obstacles to Happy & … Read the full press release

Infront Sports & Media secured Lucerne Tourism and TITLIS Cableways as Main Sponsors of the 2017 and 2018 World Curling Championships

Lucerne Tourism and TITLIS Cableways sign as Main Sponsors of the 2017 and 2018 World Curling Championships Zug, Switzerland, 14-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Infront Sports & Media, a Wanda Sports company, has secured Lucerne Tourism and TITLIS Cableways as Main Sponsors … Read the full press release

Women’s European Handball Federation score strong media performance in latest TV survey

Latest TV figures from Women’s EHF EURO 2016 in Sweden confirm record-breaking year for the European Handball Federation’s flagship national team events ZUG, 13-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The European Handball Federation and its exclusive media and marketing partner for EHF … Read the full press release

Loughborough University enters Women’s Super Rugby competition

LEICESTERSHIRE, 03-Mar-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Rugby Football Union (RFU) has today announced the 10 clubs that have been offered places in the new Women’s Super Rugby competition, with Loughborough University being one of them. Kick-starting in September 2017, the … Read the full press release

Air BP becomes the fuel supplier and carbon reduction partner for the 2017 Red Bull Air Race World Championship

LONDON, 17-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Air BP, the international aviation fuel products and service supplier, is delighted to announce it is an official sponsor of the 2017 Red Bull Air Race World Championship, serving as both the fuel supplier and carbon … Read the full press release

University of Leeds to name its new sports facility after Olympic heroes Alistair and Jonny Brownlee

LEEDS, 16-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — A new £5m University of Leeds sports facility is to be named after its most successful alumni athletes, Olympic heroes Alistair and Jonny Brownlee. The Brownlee Centre sits alongside a new 1 mile (1.6km) cycle circuit … Read the full press release

Laureus World Sports Awards 2017 event highlights

World’s greatest ever sprinter Usain Bolt wins record-equalling fourth Laureus Award Simone Biles and Michael Phelps among Rio Olympians honoured Powerful surf therapy programme ‘Waves for Change’ wins Sport for Good Award Breakthrough Award for Nico Rosberg after winning Formula … Read the full press release

Safran to end 12 years of sponsoring the IMOCA Ocean Masters Circuit in June 2017

PARIS, 08-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — After twelve years of commitment on the IMOCA Ocean Masters circuit, three Vendée Globe and numerous podium finishes, the construction of two boats with Marc Guillemot and then Morgan Lagravière, Safran has decided to withdraw … Read the full press release

Infront Netherlands announces departure of Managing Director Barbara Peeters

Zug, Switzerland, 03-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Barbara Peeters, Managing Director of Infront Netherlands, has decided to leave the international sports marketing company Infront Sports & Media, a Wanda Sports company, mid-March 2017. She will join World Tour Cycling Team Sunweb … Read the full press release

Infront Germany announces management and structural changes

Dual leadership and new corporate structure at the German subsidiary of Infront Sports & Media FRANKFURT, 02-Feb-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Infront Germany tackles the new year with a second Managing Director and a new corporate structure. Marco Sautner joins Reinhardt … Read the full press release

SENA LANCE UNE APPLICATION POUR SMARTPHONE INNOVANTE POUR CONNECTER LES MOTARDS DU MONDE ENTIER

L’application RideConnected est le premier des nombreux avantages gratuits réservés aux utilisateurs des équipements Bluetooth de Sena IRVINE, Californie, États-Unis, 11-Jan-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Sena Technologies, Inc., leader mondial en matière d’innovation Bluetooth pour les sports mécaniques et les sports … Read the full press release

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