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Sky Sports Arena will become Sky Sports Darts HD from 14 December to 3 January

Sky Sports is set to celebrate 25 years of broadcasting the World Darts Championship with a dedicated darts channel, and brand new programming. Isleworth, United Kingdom, 30-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — From 14 December to 3 January, Sky Sports Arena will become … Read the full press release

McLaren, Pirelli to deliver a new winter wheel and tyre package for McLaren Sports Series models

Lightweight forged alloy wheel and winter tyre set for McLaren Sports Series cars now available McLaren-approved Pirelli MC Sottozero 3 winter tyres provide better grip and braking in adverse conditions when temperatures drop below 7 degrees Celsius Having an additional … Read the full press release

Audi: Racing debut of the new Audi e-tron FE04 in Hong Kong

Electric racing series to open in Hong Kong with first Audi factory team Racing debut of the new Audi e-tron FE04 Telephone press conference with Lucas di Grassi on Wednesday, November 29 Neuburg a. d. Donau, Germany, 29-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — For the … Read the full press release

Learning Curve: Author Chris Evans delved into the Loughborough University FC’s unusual approach and the untapped world of university football

Leicestershire, UK,, 22-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — As with many sports teams at Loughborough University, the football team juggle getting good grades with achieving results on the pitch. In fact Loughborough’s players are leading the way for a new breed of … Read the full press release

Four BMW M6 GT3 cars will race in the FIA GT World Cup at the Guia Circuit in Macau (CHN)

MUNICH, 14-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The GT season concludes with another highlight this weekend: Four BMW M6 GT3 cars will race in the FIA GT World Cup at the iconic Guia Circuit in Macau (CHN) on 18th and 19th November. Much attention will … Read the full press release

BMW M4 DTM was back in action in the Far East this weekend

MOTEGI, Japan, 14-Nov-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Four weeks after the final round of the 2017 DTM season at Hockenheim (GER), the BMW M4 DTM was back in action in the Far East this weekend. The three manufacturers involved in the DTM … Read the full press release

Infront Sports & Media: LGT to back Champions Hockey League (CHL) over the next two seasons

International private banking and asset management group inks deal covering next two seasons ZUG, 31-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — LGT has signed a major agreement to back the Champions Hockey League (CHL) over the next two seasons. The deal was negotiated … Read the full press release

2017-2018 IBERDROLA WOMEN’S WATER POLO LEAGUE was presented to the Higher Council for Sport

BILBAO, Spain, 27-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The 2017-2018 IBERDROLA WOMEN’S WATER POLO LEAGUE was presented to the Higher Council for Sport on Wednesday, in which CN Sabadell Astralpool will defend the title against 9 solid rivals: La Sirena CN Mataró, CN Sant Andreu, … Read the full press release

Loughborough University to build 4-star Elite Athlete Centre and Hotel (EAC)

Leicestershire, UK, 19-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Loughborough University is creating a dedicated 4-star Elite Athlete Centre and Hotel (EAC) comprised of 44 bedrooms. The facility will be run by Imago Venues – Loughborough University’s dedicated hotel, conference and events provider. It … Read the full press release

Loughborough University’s Animation Academy: The Beautiful Frame: Animation and Sport exhibition at the National Football Museum

Leicestershire, UK, 19-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Loughborough University’s Animation Academy is joining forces with the National Football Museum to present ‘The Beautiful Frame: Animation and Sport’. The exhibition is in residence for three months and begins with a Symposium on animation, … Read the full press release

Official pre-season test in Valencia for season four of the FIA Formula E Championship for BMW and the MS&AD Andretti Team

VALENCIA, 06-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ —  The official pre-season test in Valencia (ESP) heralds the crucial phase of preparations for season four of the FIA Formula E Championship for BMW and the MS&AD Andretti Team. From Monday to Thursday, all the teams … Read the full press release

The new Audi R8 LMS GT4 can now be ordered on four continents at a price of 198,000 euros (excluding VAT)

New customer racing car can now be ordered Victories for Audi Sport customers in New Zealand and Australia Season closes on a positive note for Belgian Audi Club Team WRT in Blancpain GT NEUBURG, 06-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The new Audi … Read the full press release

Bentley Motorsport won the Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup with Bentley Team M-Sport in Barcelona

Bentley Motorsport wins the world’s toughest GT3 endurance title Bentley Team M-Sport takes the Teams title following a win at Paul Ricard and a second place at 24 Hours of Spa Team work and spirit overcome adversity in Barcelona finale … Read the full press release

ŠKODA Motorsport to compete at the RallyRACC Catalunya – Rally de España with two ŠKODA FABIA R5

Driving a ŠKODA FABIA R5 Jan Kopecký wants to repeat his last year’s WRC 2 victory at RallyRACC, the Spanish round of the FIA World Rally Championship As part of ŠKODA Motorsport 2015 Finnish Junior Champion Juuso Nordgren will be … Read the full press release

Oxford University: Violent football fans and radicals are motivated by shared experience

Subheading: Violent football fans and radicals are motivated by shared experience, new research suggests OXFORD, 02-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Football has long been tarnished by outbreaks of fan violence. Although media headlines often link the behaviour to ‘hooliganism’, the activity could … Read the full press release

AkzoNobel and Volvo Ocean Race innovate Race Boat Experience

AMSTERDAM, 25-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Visitors to the race villages in the forthcoming Volvo Ocean Race will be able to explore a life-size replica of the competing Volvo Ocean 65 (VO65) yachts as part of a major attraction being presented in … Read the full press release

Infront Sports & Media expands corporate running series B2Run to Poland

Popular corporate running series powers on – now covering eight countries ZUG, 15-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Infront Sports & Media, a Wanda Sports company, is expanding the corporate running series B2Run to Poland. The first race is planned for 2018 … Read the full press release

Infront: BWT AQUA AG strengthens its sponsorship commitment in Switzerland

International water technology group will be visible from the start of new season, which begins 19/20 September 2017 ZUG, 14-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Swiss Ice Hockey Cup strengthens its partner portfolio for the upcoming 2017/18 season with a top … Read the full press release

World RX: Mattias Ekström aims to clinch his fourth victory this season in Riga, Latvia

World Champion Mattias Ekström travels to Latvia in third overall Local hero Reinis Nitišs particularly motivated for round on home soil Audi DTM driver Nico Müller again in fourth Audi S1 EKS RX quattro Neuburg, Germany, 13-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — … Read the full press release

Audi Sport: R8 V10 RWS successfully brings driving concept of our R8 LMS racing car to the streets

First Audi production model with rear wheel-drive as a limited edition 50 kilograms (110.2 lb) lighter than R8 Coupé V10 Stephan Winkelmann, Managing Director Audi Sport GmbH: “R8 V10 RWS successfully brings driving concept of our R8 LMS racing car to … Read the full press release

MTG will be the exclusive home of the World Boxing Super Series in the Nordic and Baltic regions

STOCKHOLM, 11-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — MTG’s TV channels and streaming service Viaplay will be the exclusive home of the World Boxing Super Series in the Nordic and Baltic regions. Starting on 9 September, fight fans can follow every punch live as … Read the full press release

Garmin International: API integration with indoor cycling apps TrainerRoad®, The Sufferfest and Zwift®

Canton of Schaffhausen, Switzerland, 04-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced upcoming support of API integration with indoor cycling applications TrainerRoad®, The Sufferfest and Zwift®. In an effort to provide a better … Read the full press release

Grammy Winner Coolio & Wrestling Legend Virgil on an Adult Star’s Presidential Ticket – Press Conference

Embarrassed by the state of the country, adult star Cherie DeVille wants to lead by example, bringing change to the country – a Real Person for the People DeVille’s Team features Coolio as Vice President, with WWE great Virgil as … Read the full press release

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The BMW S 1000 RR racers reigned on the Horiče street circuit in the Czech Republic

The BMW S 1000 RR racers reigned on the Horiče street circuit in the Czech Republic; at the penultimate round of the 2017 International Road Racing Championship (IRRC), they celebrated a double top-six lockout. Marek Červený won both races, with … Read the full press release

BMW Team RLL finishes fourth and ninth in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship (IWSC) Michelin GT Challenge at Virginia International Raceway (USA)

BMW Team RLL’s fourth and ninth place finishes in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship (IWSC) Michelin GT Challenge at Virginia International Raceway (USA) are far different than would have been predicted in the first 85 laps of the 93 completed. … Read the full press release

Jan Kopecký and Pavel Dresler secured their sixth consecutive win of the 2017 season for ŠKODA

Jan Kopecký, co-driver Pavel Dresler and the ŠKODA FABIA R5 are undefeated in Czech Rally Championship (MČR) since April 2015, victorious on all 16 rallies they participated After a thrilling fight Kopecký/Dresler added Barum Czech Rally Zlín to winning streak … Read the full press release

Leading global sports marketing agency Lagardère Sports substantially increase its operations in Shanghai

As China’s importance in the global economy and the sports industry continues to rise, the agency is expanding its Chinese operations to support the growing ambitions of international and domestic clients. SHANGHAI, China, 24-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading global sports marketing … Read the full press release

MTG will show live matches from DKB Handball-Bundesliga each week from the 2017/2018 season

STOCKHOLM, 22-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — MTG has secured the exclusive Nordic media rights to the DKB Handball-Bundesliga for the next six seasons – bringing world class handball action to fans in Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden on TV, online and mobile. … Read the full press release

Bookings for Floyd Mayweather Jr v Conor McGregor live boxing open for Virgin TV customers

HOOK, 22-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Bookings for this epic clash open today for Virgin TV customers What: Floyd Mayweather Jr v Conor McGregor live boxing When: Saturday 26 August, midnight Where: Sky Sports Box Office on Virgin TV Cost: £19.95 for SD, … Read the full press release

GRAHAM completed the build and fit-out for Liverpool FC’s new retail store at Anfield Stadium

HILLSBOROUGH, 21-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — GRAHAM Construction has completed the build and fit-out for Liverpool Football Club’s new flagship retail store. GRAHAM Construction built the turnkey development at Anfield Stadium. The building division constructed the shell, while GRAHAM Interior Fit-Out completed … Read the full press release