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EHF EURO 2018: Infront works with European Handball Federation (EHF) to raise the bar in terms of digital services delivered

New initiatives designed to increase content and expand reach ZUG, 30-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — At the Women’s EHF EURO 2018 in France from 29 November – 16 December, Infront – as the exclusive media and marketing partner of the EHF … Read the full press release

Infront subsidiary XLETIX GmbH acquires BARMER Women’s Run series from Motor Presse Stuttgart

ZUG, 30-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Infront subsidiary XLETIX GmbH has acquired the BARMER Women’s Run series from Motor Presse Stuttgart, expanding its presence within Germany’s running series market. The new agreement means Infront now owns the two biggest women-only running … Read the full press release

Infront remains the exclusive marketing rights partner for all BMW IBU World Cup Biathlon events in Germany and Norway

German Ski and Norwegian Biathlon Associations extend marketing rights cooperation for all Biathlon World Cups Salzburg, Austria, 30-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The German Ski Association (DSV) and Norwegian Biathlon Association (NSSF) have extended their cooperation with Infront ahead of time through … Read the full press release

World’s first synthetic sports flooring produced with carbon dioxide

Carbon dioxide for the production of sports floorings Premiere for new product at hockey field in Germany / Innovative process from Covestro preserves resources / Next step in the use of CO2 for plastics LEVERKUSEN, 26-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Fit with … Read the full press release

EE to feature football legends Robert Pirès, David Trezeguet, Cafu and Michael Essien in The EE Wembley Cup 2018

International football legends Robert Pirès, David Trezeguet, Cafu and Michael Essien join stars of YouTube’s most talked about teams for The EE Wembley Cup 2018 The legends join the new American Football-inspired Draft stage with the format also now including Fast and Furious 30 minutes matches, Man Down Time and Sin … Read the full press release

Hempel becomes the Official Coatings Partner of World Sailing

World Sailing, the world governing body of the sport, is pleased to announce that Hempel, the world-leading supplier of trusted coating solutions, is to become the Official Coatings Partner of World Sailing. Kongens Lyngby, Denmark, 06-Nov-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Hempel was … Read the full press release

Equistone Partners Europe submits binding offer for the acquisition of Courir

LONDON, 23-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Equistone Partners Europe (“Equistone”), one of Europe’s leading mid-market private equity investors, today submitted a binding offer for the acquisition of the whole business of Courir. The equity value of this offer is €283m. In … Read the full press release

Dan Miodownik succeeds Francis Tellier as CEO of Host Broadcast Services

Dan Miodownik named CEO as of 1 November Zug, Switzerland, 23-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — After more than 40 years in the broadcast industry and nearly 20 years as CEO of Host Broadcast Services (HBS), Francis Tellier is retiring as CEO from … Read the full press release

Europe Bicycle Parking Racks Market Driven by Consumer Focus on Sustainability and Carbon Consciousness

DUBLIN 2, Ireland, 17-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Investment in bicycle parking racks in Europe is surging at a brisk pace, with a new Fact.MR study valuing the Europe bicycle parking rack market at around US$ 850 million in 2018. According to … Read the full press release

Nick Cavaday and Louis Cayer appointed as Head Coach and Performance Advisor of the new Loughborough University National Tennis Academy programme

Leicestershire, UK, 16-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Lawn Tennis Association and Loughborough University have today confirmed the appointments of Nick Cavaday (Head Coach) and Louis Cayer (Performance Advisor) to lead delivery of the new Loughborough University National Tennis Academy programme. These … Read the full press release

AXA join forces with Liverpool Football Club as its Official Global Insurance Partner

PARIS, 08-Oct-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — AXA reignites its sponsorship strategy and is proud to join forces with one of the most famous names in sport. The multi-year partnership with English Premier League legends Liverpool Football Club (“Liverpool FC”) sees AXA … Read the full press release

Generali becomes the presenting sponsor and will support the international growth of Barcolana

TRIESTE, 25-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Sailing Club Società Velica di Barcola e Grignano (SVBG) and Assicurazioni Generali have signed an agreement to renew their 40-year partnership. Generali will be presenting sponsor and will support the international growth of Barcolana for … Read the full press release

Cyclist Lieke de Cock won the world championship for cycling in the Nevada desert riding the VeloX 8 built by students from TU Delft and VU Amsterdam

Delft, Netherlands, 17-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Cyclist Lieke de Cock won the world championship for cycling in the Nevada desert in the US with a speed of 120 km/h. She was riding the VeloX 8 from the Human Power Team, a … Read the full press release

Iberdrola and the Royal Spanish Football Federation (RFEF) sign new three-year cooperation agreement to promote women’s sports

A new three-year agreement forms part of the company’s and the RFEF’s commitment to promoting women’s sports The top competition is now named the “Iberdrola League” The company, which has been sponsoring the Spain’s Senior National Women’s Football Team since … Read the full press release

Charly Lamm on leaving BMW Team Schnitzer: his motives, his connection to BMW and what the future holds

SACHSENRING, 10-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — At the start of the week, BMW Team Schnitzer announced that 2019 will herald some personnel changes for the long-established team from Freilassing (GER). On 1st January, long-term team principal Charly Lamm (GER) will hand over management … Read the full press release

2018 DTM: BMW Team RBM’s Bruno Spengler achieved his first podium finish of the season at the Nürburgring

NÜRBURGRING, 10-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ —In the 15th race of the 2018 DTM season, BMW Team RBM’s Bruno Spengler achieved his first podium finish of the season at the Nürburgring (GER). After 40 laps, the Canadian driver crossed the finishing line second … Read the full press release

BMW M: Camouflaged prototypes of BMW X3 M and the BMW X4 M presented during the DTM racing weekend at the Nürburgring

BMW M GmbH extends its range of four-wheel drive high-performance models – Camouflaged prototypes to be presented at a driving event during the supporting programme of the DTM races MUNICH, 10-Sep-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The BMW M GmbH is extending its … Read the full press release

All six Audi drivers in the top ten at the DTM in Italy

Audi scores the most points at the night races in Misano All six Audi drivers in the top ten at Sunday’s race First pole position for Loïc Duval, another podium for René Rast MISANO, 28-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — In a turbulent … Read the full press release

German première of the 290 PS Golf GTI TCR Concept at the GTI Coming Home Wolfsburg 2018

Volkswagen is hosting the second GTI Coming Home event in the home town of the Golf on 1st September 2018 From Wörthersee to Wolfsburg: German première of the 290 PS Golf GTI TCR Concept1 Diverse supporting programme at the Volkswagen … Read the full press release

The Jaguar I-TYPE 2 Formula E race car achieved new electric car course record of 30.46 seconds at the Shelsley Walsh Hill Climb in Worcestershire

Redditch, United Kingdom, 16-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Jaguar I-TYPE 2 Formula E race car has set a new electric car course record of 30.46 seconds at the world-famous Shelsley Walsh Hill Climb in Worcestershire. The record attempt – a partnership … Read the full press release

Volkswagen Motorsport Director Sven Smeets: Dieter Depping played a decisive role in the development of the I.D. R Pikes Peak

Unsung hero behind the Pikes Peak record – Depping tested the I.D. R Pikes Peak Depping is behind many successful Volkswagen race and rally cars Romain Dumas: “Dieter was my second throttle foot” WOLFSBURG, 14-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — He is the … Read the full press release

EE launches new brand campaign starring Kevin Bacon and cook and football fan Delia Smith in support of its BT Sport offer

Kevin Bacon and Delia Smith star in the latest EE brand campaign to highlight the benefits of EE’s new BT Sport offer that allows users to not only stream the best live action on the app, but cast from their … Read the full press release

DHL Trade Fairs & Events to coordinate the transport and storage of sports equipment, venue logistics, and on-site support for the European Athletics Championships 2018

Handling the challenging logistics of a sports event of this size is a core competency of DHL Trade Fairs & Events. DHL Trade Fairs & Events to manage 1,000 square meter warehouse and coordinate venue logistics and delivery of sports … Read the full press release

BMW Brand Ambassador Alessandro Zanardi won bronze and a silver medal at the 2018 UCI Para-cycling Road World Championships in Italy

Maniago, Italy, 07-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — BMW Brand Ambassador Alessandro Zanardi (ITA) has extended his collection of para-cycling medals with a bronze and a silver medal. At the weekend, the 2018 UCI Para-cycling Road World Championships took place on Zanardi’s … Read the full press release

Six-time world champion Max Biaggi to represent, promote racing tradition and products of Aprilia

The return of a pairing that has written memorable pages of motorcycle history The six-time world champion will represent Aprilia, collaborating to promote the brand, its racing tradition and its products Pontedera, Italy, 03-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Six-time world champion … Read the full press release

The 24th edition of the Total BWF World Championships 2018 will welcome the top badminton players from around the world

Nanjing, China, 02-Aug-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — It is a flagship week in the badminton calendar as the Total BWF World Championships 2018 begin in Nanjing on Monday. The 24th edition of the tournament will welcome the top badminton players from around the world … Read the full press release

Volkswagen Motorsport: We made about 2,000 individual parts for the wind tunnel model of I.D. R Pikes Peak in the 3D printer

Volkswagen benefits from innovative methods during test and development phase Roughly 2,000 components for wind tunnel model produced in plastic printing process I.D. R Pikes Peak race car also features small parts from 3D printer WOLFSBURG, 26-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — It … Read the full press release

Amey and Glasgow City Council install new all-weather sports pitches at five secondary schools across Glasgow

OXFORD, 20-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Amey’s Schools Facilities Management Team in Glasgow has completed work to install five new all-weather sports pitches at five secondary schools across Glasgow. The £2.8 million project will see schools in Glasgow and the local … Read the full press release

iBwave Design Helps MTS Deliver Superior Fan Experience During the 2018 Soccer Games in Russia

iBwave Design helps one of the biggest Russian mobile operators – MTS deliver superior fan experience during the 2018 Soccer Games in Russia MONTREAL, Canada, 06-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — iBwave, the global standard for designing multi-technology in-building networks announced today … Read the full press release

Infront: The Viessmann Group sponsors the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 2019 in Seefeld (AUT) and 2021 in Oberstdorf (GER)

Long-standing partner of winter sports to continue to rely on the strong platform of the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships. Salzburg, Austria / Zug, Switzerland, 06-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Viessmann Group, one of the leading international manufacturers of energy … Read the full press release