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Locked down on the ISS, in immersion on the Earth

The virtual reality cycling experience on board the ISS (PRESS RELEASE) MONTPELLIER, France, 1-Apr-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — In an effort to improve the conditions of sports activities during manned flights, the Centre National d’Études Spatiales (CNES), in charge of the … Read the full press release

Foundation Scotland partners with Made By Sport to support sports clubs in bringing sport into young people’s lives

(PRESS RELEASE) EDINBURGH, 29-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Foundation Scotland announces its partnership with charity Made By Sport to offer the Clubs in Crisis Fund with the aim to give grants to local sports clubs and organisations to help support young … Read the full press release

ZEISS announced as a Williams Racing Official Supplier

(PRESS RELEASE) OBERKOCHEN, 23-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — ZEISS announces its partnership with Williams Racing that will see ZEISS support Williams Racing with its state-of-the-art Industrial Quality Solutions as an Official Supplier of the team ahead of the 2021 FIA Formula … Read the full press release

Lionspeed GP with Patrick Kolb and Lorenzo Rocco joins forces with CarCollection Motorsport in 2021

Lionspeed GP with Patrick Kolb and Lorenzo Rocco joins forces with CarCollection Motorsport in 2021

(PRESS RELEASE) BAD HOMBURG, Germany, 23-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — The reigning NLS and 24 Hour Nürburgring SP9 Pro-Am Champions, Lorenzo Rocco di Torrepadula and Patrick Kolb will compete this year, thanks to the support of their Partners, under the colours … Read the full press release

Kuehne+Nagel the official logistics partner of SailGP

(PRESS RELEASE) SCHINDELLEGI, 22-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Kuehne+Nagel announces partnership with SailGP for the sponsorship of the global championship for the world’s fastest sail racing in class. Kuehne+Nagel, as the official logistics partner for the next three seasons, and SailGP … Read the full press release

DHL extends partnership with Formula 1® as its Official Logistics Partner

With 23 races, the new season includes largest race calendar in Formula 1® history Three “triple headers” poses new complexity for logistics Season opens March 28 in Bahrain DHL Fastest Lap Award and DHL Fastest Pit Stop Award to continue … Read the full press release

Infront boosts its cycling portfolio with the addition of Tour de Pologne

(PRESS RELEASE) ZUG, 8-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Infront announces that it has reached an agreement with National Polish Television (TVP) for Tour de Pologne to be added to its growing summer sports media rights portfolio. The deal includes the global … Read the full press release

Covestro’s CO₂ technology conserves fossil raw materials in sports shoe manufaturing

(PRESS RELEASE) LEVERKUSEN, 2-Mar-2021 — /EuropaWire/ — Covestro announces that it has developed an innovative technology that converts the exhaust gas CO₂ into a valuable precursor for plastics. The precursor, replacing up to 20 percent of fossil raw materials which … Read the full press release

Milestone: 80,000th Continental GT was handcrafted earlier this week at the Home of Bentley in Crewe, UK

80,000th Continental GT produced at the Home of Bentley in Crewe Three generations produced over the last 18 years Emissions reduction of 48 per cent with a power increase of 27 per cent 17 billion various configurations ensure individuality for … Read the full press release

CMA CGM, Hapag-Lloyd, MSC, Kuehne+Nagel to support yacht racing Team Malizia for Vendee Globe 2020

Raising awareness of climate neutrality in shipping and ocean health in a joint partnership with the yacht racing Team Malizia for Vendee Globe 2020 Major players in the logistics industry create CO2 transparency in ocean shipping (PRESS RELEASE) SCHINDELLEGI, 25-Nov-2020 … Read the full press release

Philips extends sponsorship with Eindhoven football club PSV — world’s longest running partnership

(PRESS RELEASE) AMSTERDAM, 11-Nov-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Royal Philips announces that it has signed an extension to its 107-year sponsorship with Eindhoven football club PSV for 10 more years until 2031. Since the Philips Sport Vereeniging was founded in 1913, … Read the full press release

International Hockey Federation and NAGRA bring greater visibility and growth to hockey

(PRESS RELEASE) LAUSANNE, CHESEAUX-SUR LAUSANNE / PHOENIX, AZ, U.S.A., 27-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — NAGRA and the International Hockey Federation (FIH) announce the launch of the website version of Watch.Hockey: https://Watch.Hockey. Just in time with the continuing return of the FIH … Read the full press release

Toyota Hilux the toughest at the Andalucía Rally; TOYOTA GAZOO Racing team won the rally in warm-up for the Dakar Rally

Nasser Al Attiyah wins inaugural Andalucía Rally by 3min 14sec Four stages saw crews traverse varied terrain in southern Spain Toyota Hilux proved its toughness despite challenging conditions (PRESS RELEASE) COLOGNE, 12-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — TOYOTA GAZOO Racing, TOYOTA’s commitment … Read the full press release

UZH: leather balls discovered in northwest China now the oldest known balls in Eurasia

(PRESS RELEASE) ZURICH, 12-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Researchers from the University of Zurich, together with German and Chinese peers have announced they have investigated ancient leather balls discovered in the graves of horse riders in northwest China, near the city … Read the full press release

The new Mercedes-AMG GT Black Series: the most powerful Mercedes-AMG with a V8 series engine built for high-speed use on race tracks, despite being approved for roads

(PRESS RELEASE) AFFALTERBACH, 5-Oct-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Mercedes-AMG GmbH, Mercedes-Benz AG’s high-performance subsidiary, has unveiled its most powerful AMG V8 series engine of all time – the new Mercedes-AMG GT Black Series. It represents the most expressive design, the most … Read the full press release

Infront to provide broadest ever coverage of Premier League in sub-Saharan Africa

(PRESS RELEASE) ZUG, 30-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Infront, a Wanda Sports Group company, has secured a 30 percent increase in broadcasters for one of the world’s top football leagues. With over 25 broadcasters to provide broadest free-to-air reach of the … Read the full press release

Wanda Sports Group Company Infront extends Vierschanzentournee partnership until 2025/26

(PRESS RELEASE) ZUG, 14-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Infront, a sports marketing company part of Wanda Sports Group, has announced it prolonged the exclusive marketing partnership for the annual Vierschanzentournee with the German Ski Association (DSV) and the Austrian Ski Association … Read the full press release

MINI John Cooper Works on a quest through time back to the golden years of the Monte Carlo Rally

(PRESS RELEASE) MUNICH, 1-Sep-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — In the search for the MINI John Cooper Works sporting DNA takes us to the scene of the greatest triumph for the classic Mini and on a journey through time back to the … Read the full press release

Infront and the Italian Winter Sports Federation (FISI) extend exclusive media rights partnership for FIS World Cup events

(PRESS RELEASE) MILAN, 27-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Infront, a Wanda Sports Group company, announces the extension of its partnership with the Italian Winter Sports Federation (FISI). The contract includes exclusive media rights partnership for all FIS World Cup events taking … Read the full press release

Scottish Celtic Football Club to train at Loughborough University as part of their pre-season preparations

(PRESS RELEASE) LEICESTERSHIRE, 12-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Loughborough University, a public research university in the market town of Loughborough, Leicestershire, in the East Midlands of England, has announced its campus has been chosen by reigning Scottish Premier League champions Celtic … Read the full press release

The new BMW Junior Team, Dan Harper, Max Hesse and Neil Verhagen, presented with brand new BMW M cars

(PRESS RELEASE) MUNICH, 4-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — BMW AG high-performance cars subsidiary BMW M GmbH, formerly BMW Motorsport GmbH, has announced its CEO Markus Flasch will present the BMW Junior Team consisting of Dan Harper, Max Hesse and Neil Verhagen … Read the full press release

Interview: BMW i Andretti Motorsport Team Principal Roger Griffiths

(PRESS RELEASE) MUNICH, 4-Aug-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — BMW’s motorsport division BMW Motorsport has released an interview with Roger Griffiths, Team Principal of BMW i Andretti Motorsport, ahead of the grand finale of this season’s ABB FIA Formula E Championship which … Read the full press release

CUPRA’s new touring racecar the CUPRA Leon Competición to debut this coming weekend at the 2020 TCR Italy

CUPRA completes construction of the first CUPRA Leon Competición units The new model makes its debut this coming weekend at the 2020 TCR Italy Defending champion Salvatore Tavano will be at the wheel of the CUPRA touring racecar (PRESS RELEASE) … Read the full press release

BMW Motorsport: Bruno Spengler (CAN) becomes the first champion of the IMSA iRacing Pro Series

(PRESS RELEASE) MUNICH, 12-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — BMW’s motorsport division BMW Motorsport has announced that Bruno Spengler (CAN) has become the first champion of the IMSA iRacing Pro Series. An earlier accident saw the BMW driver record a zero-point result … Read the full press release

First Infront Leadership Award goes to Tappara ice hockey club CEO Mikko Leinonen

(PRESS RELEASE) GOTHENBURG, 2-Jun-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Sports marketing company Infront, part of Wanda Sports Group, toghether with The Alliance of European Hockey Clubs (E.H.C.) have announced the first winner of the inaugural Infront Leadership Award – Mikko Leinonen, CEO … Read the full press release

Sim racing: BMW drivers and sim racers share why the most expensive equipment does not necessarily guarantee the fastest lap times

(PRESS RELEASE) MUNICH, 8-May-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — BMW drivers Philipp Eng (AUT) and Christian Krognes (NOR), and sim racers Laurin Heinrich (GER) and Alexander Voß (GER) have reviewed what is on offer as hardware required in sim racing and revealed … Read the full press release

COVID-19 prevents the Vattenfall Solar Team from competing in the 2020 American Solar Challenge

COVID-19 prevents the Vattenfall Solar Team from competing in the 2020 American Solar Challenge

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 24-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The Dutch Vattenfall Solar Team has announced that it will, unfortunately, not be taking part in the American Solar Challenge this summer due to the coronavirus. The Dutch team was hopeful to compete in … Read the full press release

BMW Motorrad unveils its TikTok account aiming at Generation Z

BMW Motorrad unveils its TikTok account aiming at Generation Z

(PRESS RELEASE) MUNICH, 20-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — BMW’s motorcycle brand BMW Motorrad has announced it has launched its account [https://www.tiktok.com/@bmwmotorrad] on TikTok platform. TikTok is particularly popular among 16-24 year olds (Generation Z) and reached one billion active monthly users … Read the full press release

EBU announces the appointment of Glen Killane as Executive Director of Eurovision Sport

(PRESS RELEASE) GRAND-SACONNEX, Switzerland, 9-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — EBU announces the promotion of Glen Killane to the role of Executive Director of Eurovision Sport. He succeeds Stefan Kürten, who announced in December that he will leave the EBU in June … Read the full press release

On behalf of Park Leisure 2000, Savills sells Allerthorpe Golf & Park Retreat in East Yorkshire

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 3-Apr-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Savills announces the sale of Allerthorpe Golf & Park Retreat near Pocklington, East Yorkshire to a local operator for an undisclosed sum. The transaction is on behalf of Park Leisure 2000 Ltd. Set … Read the full press release