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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

Infront Turkey and Tivibu announce three-year broadcast rights agreement for The Tahincioğlu Basketball Super League (BSL)

ISTANBUL, 06-Jul-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Tahincioğlu Basketball Super League (BSL) will reach a broader audience than ever before after Infront Turkey and Turkish broadcaster Tivibu announced a three-year broadcast rights agreement on Thursday. The new partnership will see Tivibu … Read the full press release

University of Konstanz computer scientists create automated game analysis tool for football match broadcasts

KONSTANZ, Germany, 15-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Football on TV: A pass to the left, a gap in the defence, an open striker at the edge of the penalty area. Suddenly, the picture freezes. Lines and diagrams appear between the players. An … Read the full press release

Eurazeo PME to become the new reference shareholder of 2RH group, alongside management and Naxicap Partners

PARIS, 08-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Eurazeo PME announces the signing of an acquisition agreement, under the terms of which it will become the new reference shareholder of 2RH group, alongside management and Naxicap Partners. The goal shared by Eurazeo PME and … Read the full press release

Infront acquires leading European obstacle course event organiser XLETIX GmbH

Investment in leading niche player and owner of XLETIX Challenge and Muddy Angel Run builds on personal and corporate fitness strategy ZUG, 05-Jun-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Infront today announced the acquisition of leading European obstacle course event organiser XLETIX GmbH … Read the full press release

BNP Paribas to ensure tennis fans enjoy an unrivalled experience at the 2018 French Open

BNP Paribas has arranged a series of innovative happenings and meet-up opportunities to ensure that tennis fans enjoy an unrivalled experience around this year’s Grand Slam tournament at Roland Garros. Discover what BNP Paribas has in store for fans at … Read the full press release

SAP SE becomes the official business performance partner of Mercedes EQ Formula E team

WALLDORF, 25-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — SAP SE (NYSE: SAP) today announced a new multiyear agreement with Mercedes-Benz to become the official business performance partner of the automaker’s Mercedes EQ Formula E team in a relationship that will drive the co-innovation of new … Read the full press release

Infront: iLOQ and the Champions Hockey League announce new partnership

New agreement with Pan European ice hockey competition has digital activation at heart ZUG, Switzerland, 16-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — iLOQ, the rapidly growing leader in digital access management, and the Champions Hockey League (CHL) have announced a new four-year partnership to help … Read the full press release

Luxottica to roll out the Sunglass Hut retail concept in Bass Pro Shops and Cabela’s stores across the United States

MILAN, 14-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Luxottica Group (MTA: LUX), a leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of fashion, luxury and sports eyewear, and Bass Pro Outdoor World, L.L.C., an American premier outdoor company, today signed an agreement to roll out … Read the full press release

Michelin: our latest endurance racing tyres evolved significantly for the FIA WEC’s 2018/2019 ‘Super Saison’

 Clermont-Ferrand, France, 09-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — As was the case when Mark Webber publicly expressed his satisfaction with his Michelin tyres after his FIA World Endurance Championship debut in 2014, during the first testing opportunities Fernando Alonso (Toyota Gazoo Racing) similarly … Read the full press release

Exclusive BMW M3 CS in Frozen Dark Blue for the best qualifier in the MotoGP at the end of the season

BMW M Power for the fastest qualifier in the MotoGP. The winner’s car in 2018: the exclusive BMW M3 CS (combined consumption: 8.5 l/100 km; combined CO2 emissions: 198 g/km*) in Frozen Dark Blue. Unveiling of the car at the … Read the full press release

The #25 BMW M8 GTE raced to a well-deserved second place in the fourth IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship race at Mid-Ohio

The #25 BMW M8 GTE of Connor De Phillippi (USA) and Alexander Sims (GBR) raced to a well-deserved second place in the fourth IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship race at Mid-Ohio (USA) on Sunday, taking the chequered flag 1.673 seconds behind … Read the full press release

Europe’s leading online supplier of bike and outdoor products internetstores opens the first brick-and-mortar store for its fahrrad.de brand

Further openings planned in Berlin and Düsseldorf BERLIN, 04-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — internetstores, Europe’s leading online supplier of bike and outdoor products, launches its multichannel strategy and now makes its leading brand, fahrrad.de, available in brick-and-mortar stores. On 11 May … Read the full press release

adidas appoints Zion Armstrong as President of adidas North America

Portland, Oregon, USA / Herzogenaurach, Germany, 25-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — adidas has appointed Zion Armstrong (43, New Zealander) as President of adidas North America effective July 1, 2018. Armstrong succeeds Mark King, who has decided to step down from his … Read the full press release

Aprilia RSV4 RF Limited Edition makes its début in the north american market

Special version of the extraordinary championship winning italian V4 makes its début, exclusive for the north american market Numbered edition of just 125 units, for the first time, RSV4 RF Limited Edition adopts winglets, aerodynamic spoilers developed by Aprilia Racing, … Read the full press release

Football legend Rio Ferdinand the new ambassador for Panasonic Grooming’s upcoming #PlayWithStyle campaign

Berkshire, UK, 23-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Panasonic Grooming has unveiled football legend Rio Ferdinand as the new ambassador for its upcoming #PlayWithStyle campaign. With a recent study revealing that four out of five men (81%)[1] said looking great before an important event … Read the full press release

Loughborough’s athletes won 30 medals in the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games

Leicestershire, UK, 17-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — If Loughborough University were a country it would have been tenth in the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games medal table – ahead of Jamaica and Kenya. It has been a tremendous Games for Loughborough’s … Read the full press release

International Association of Trampoline Parks (IATP) Jumping to New Heights in Europe – 2nd Annual EU Conference & Trade Show

AMSTERDAM, 16-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The International Association of Trampoline Parks (IATP) will hold their 2nd Annual European Conference & Trade Show 21 & 22 May 2018 at the Beurs van Berlage in Amsterdam, NL. Conference attendees will have the … Read the full press release

International Day of Riding Announced

Ride Sunday will see motorcyclists unite and ride while raising funds for charity AMSTERDAM, 09-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A GLOBAL MOVEMENT. The date for Ride Sunday 2018, the international day of riding for a cause, has been confirmed for Sunday … Read the full press release

BMW M Motorsport makes its maiden FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) appearance this week in the South of France

MUNICH, 06-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — BMW M Motorsport will make its maiden FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) appearance this week (6th/7th April) as it enters The Prologue, the official pre-season test at Circuit Paul Ricard in the South of France. BMW M … Read the full press release