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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

Spanish FA President Ángel María Villar Llona withdraws candidature from the upcoming UEFA Presidential election

Two candidates remain in contention in UEFA Presidential election Nyon, Switzerland, 08-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — UEFA was last night officially notified of the decision of Spanish FA President Ángel María Villar Llona to withdraw his candidature from the upcoming UEFA Presidential election scheduled … Read the full press release

WÜRTH becomes UEFA’s official sponsor for European Qualifiers for the 2018 FIFA World Cup

WÜRTH becomes UEFA’s seventh and final official sponsor for the European Qualifiers Nyon, Switzerland, 08-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — UEFA and WÜRTH today announced a partnership that sees WÜRTH become UEFA’s seventh and final official sponsor for the European Qualifiers for the … Read the full press release

1.5 Minute ConcussionTest “Sway” Issued CE Mark In EU as Medical Device

Sway Medical is a US medical device company who’s software turns an iPhone or iPad into a mobile medical device that provides immediate medical grade, objective concussion measurement to medical professionals TULSA, OK, USA, 07-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — SWAY MEDICAL … Read the full press release

STRABAG SE to build new National Football Stadium with more than 22,000 seats in Bratislava

UEFA Category 4 stadium with more than 22,000 seats Contract value: € 50 million Completion in 2018 BRATISLAVA, 05-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — STRABAG SE, the European technology group for construction services, has been commissioned by the investor NFŠ a.s. to … Read the full press release

Carlsberg extends Danish Football Association sponsorship until European Championship finals in 2020

Carlsberg and the Danish Football Association prolongs its cooperation, as Carlsberg is the official partner for the national team until European Championship finals in 2020. COPENHAGEN, 05-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Carlsberg has sponsored the national team since 1978, and a survey … Read the full press release

SENA PRÄSENTIERT REVOLUTIONÄREN SMART-FAHRRADHELM AUF DER EUROBIKE 2016

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Deutschland, 01-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Sena Technologies,Inc., ein Branchenführer im Bereich der Bluetooth-Innovation für den Motor- und Outdoor-Sportbereich, stellte heute auf der Messe Eurobike 2016 in Friedrichshafen den weltweit ersten Bluetooth-Fahrradhelm mit integrierter QHD-Action-Kamera den Medien, Händlern und Ausstellern … Read the full press release

SENA PRESENTA ALLA FIERA EUROBIKE 2016 IL RIVOLUZIONARIO CASCO SMART PER IL CICLISMO

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Germania, 01-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Sena Technologies, leader nel settore dell’innovazione Bluetooth nel settore degli sport motoristici e delle attività outdoor, presenta in esclusiva per la stampa, i distributori e gli operatori il primo casco da ciclismo con sistema … Read the full press release

SENA DESVELA EL REVOLUCIONARIO CASCO INTELIGENTE PARA CICLISTAS EN EUROBIKE 2016

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN, Alemania, 01-Sep-2016 — /EuropaWire/ — Sena Technologies, Inc., un líder en innovación en el campo dela tecnología Bluetooth de los mercados de los deportes de motor y las actividades deportivas al aire libre, ha presentado hoy el primer casco … Read the full press release