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ENGIE backs French Ministry of Sports’ Performance Pact for the second time

PARIS, 16-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — ENGIE has just committed to support eight top athletes along the road that will hopefully lead them to the 2020 Tokyo Olympics. ENGIE’s CEO Isabelle Kocher has signed a new Performance Pact on Monday 15 … Read the full press release

Double win for Pirelli in the Grand Prix of Trentino in Pietramurata

PIETRAMURATA, Italy, 8-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Pirelli riders emerged winners again at ‘Il Ciclamino’ circuit in Pietramurata, Italy, which hosted the Grand Prix of Trentino for the fourth round of the 2019 FIM Motocross World Championship thanks to the Pirelli … Read the full press release

Infront host broadcaster for the FIS Alpine and Nordic World Ski Championships

ZUG, 5-Mar-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Infront will be, for the first time, the host broadcaster for the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships and FIS Nordic World Ski Championships. The company will responsible for the full delivery of media production including … Read the full press release

Near-production Volkswagen T-Roc R to première at the International Geneva Motor Show, 7 -17 March 2019

WOLFSBURG, 25-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Volkswagen is to unveil the latest top model of its successful T-Roc at this year’s International Geneva Motor Show – T-Roc R. The 89th edition of the International Geneva Motor Show will be held at Palexpo from March … Read the full press release

New BMW i8 Coupe Safety Car unveiled at the Mexico City E-Prix

MUNICH, 15-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — BMW unveiled new BMW i8 Coupe Safety Car at this season’s ABB FIA Formula E Championship at the “Autodromo Hermanos Rodriguez” in Mexico City. The livery of the new safety car is designed by Michael Scully, Head of Design … Read the full press release

The new MINI John Cooper Works GP will be taking roads in 2020

MUNICH, 13-Feb-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Next year the new MINI John Cooper Works GP will be taking roads all over the world by storm, more powerful than ever before. The 4-cylinder turbo engine with more than 300 hp (220 kW) and motor racing technology by … Read the full press release

Swisscom Hero League to introduce two new games “Fifa19” and “Overwatch by Blizzard Entertainment” on 1 February, 2019

BERNE, 28-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Swisscom’s own eSports league, the “Swisscom Hero League powered by ESL”, was launched back in November, 2018. Since then more than 2,600 gamers in eight qualification rounds competed through the end of 2018 in the games “League of Legends”, … Read the full press release

The Delft University of Technology’s solar racing team will compete as “Vattenfall Solar Team” from 2019

STOCKHOLM, 23-Jan-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Vattenfall has signed a new four-year sponsorship deal with the solar racing team from Delft. Ever since competing in the World Solar Challenge for the first time in 2001, the Nuon Solar Team has been sponsored … Read the full press release

Rolls-Royce Cullinan and Dawn open ski season in Courchevel 1850

Rolls-Royce Cullinan opens ski season to serve clients during winter months Cullinan will be joined by Dawn in Courchevel 1850 Continued evolution of Rolls-Royce’s innovative Social Hotspot Programme The marque will return to the spectacular Le Lana Hotel in the … Read the full press release

Olympique et Paralympique : Ma Belle Tribu met à l’honneur le sport à l’école en organisant un appel à projets sur cette thématique

PARIS, 26-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Dans le cadre de la semaine Olympique et Paralympique organisée du 4 au 9 février 2019, Ma Belle Tribu, plateforme de financement participatif par le don initiée par la CASDEN Banque Populaire, met à l’honneur le … Read the full press release

Luigi De Siervo to leave Infront Italy to take up his new role as CEO of Italian football league Lega Serie A

MILAN/ZUG, 21-Dec-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Luigi De Siervo, President & CEO of Infront Italy, has been appointed CEO of Italian football league Lega Serie A at their General Assembly on Thursday. De Siervo will be leaving Infront to take up … Read the full press release

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