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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

Covid-19: Dutch Vattenfall Solar Team remains hopeful for the solar car race American Solar Challenge this July

Covid-19: Dutch Vattenfall Solar Team remains hopeful for the solar car race American Solar Challenge this July

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 25-Mar-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — The Dutch Vattenfall Solar Team has announced it is still positive about its participation in the solar car race American Solar Challenge this July (2020). The situation all over the world is unprecedented … Read the full press release

Orange grows connectivity in the wearables space with the roll out of Montblanc’s high-end Summit 2+ eSIM smartwatch

Orange grows connectivity in the wearables space with the roll out of Montblanc's high-end Summit 2+ eSIM smartwatch

French telecom Orange first in the world to remotely connect eSIM with On Device Service Activation on Wear OS by Google The Montblanc’s Summit 2+ eSIM smartwatch joins Orange’s growing smartwatch portfolio  The telecom to roll out Montblanc’s luxury smartwatch … Read the full press release

« La levée du pilon sur la plate-forme » peut faire la différence entre le saint et l’ordinaire

Kaichu Jiaozun, un saint gourou bouddhiste âgé de 88 ans, dont le poids corporel se situe entre 80 et 85 kg, a soulevé un pilon Vajra de 90 kg sur la plate-forme avec la main droite

« La levée du pilon sur la plate-forme » peut faire la différence entre le saint et l’ordinaire. La force physique et sacrée d’une personne sacrée dépasse de loin celle des hommes les plus forts du monde Le vrai dharma … Read the full press release

Infront and IBU extend partnership until 2029/30 season

(PRESS RELEASE) ZUG, 20-Feb-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Infront extends partnership with International Biathlon Union (IBU) for further eight years. Infront will continue as the exclusive marketing partner of IBU until the 2029/30 season. The first agreement was signed in 1994 … Read the full press release

Infront Lab invests in AI-based video tracking and analytics startup Videocites

Infront Lab invests in AI-based video tracking and analytics startup Videocites

(PRESS RELEASE) ZUG, 28-Jan-2020 — /EuropaWire/ — Wanda Sports Group controlled Infront announced it has taken a stake in the AI-driven video tracking and analytics company Videocites. Infront plans to introduce Videocites’ technology and services to current and future rights … Read the full press release

Infront and CEV expand media rights agreement for Europe’s top volleyball events

(PRESS RELEASE) ZUG/ LUXEMBOURG, 19-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Infront and the Confédération Européenne de Volleyball (CEV) announce new long-term partnership which expanded their agreement for the media rights to Europe’s top volleyball events. The new agreement covers global media rights … Read the full press release

Infront and Ski Association of Japan extend international media rights to FIS World Cup

(PRESS RELEASE) ZUG, Switzerland, 9-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Infront and the Ski Association of Japan extend the international media rights to all FIS World Cup events. The new agreement is for another five years, running until the end of 2025/26 … Read the full press release

XPAND has launched “XPAND Code Generator”, a website that automatically issues XPAND Code that can be read from 200 meters/700 feet

The free version “XPAND Code Gratis” with ads that can be used commercially has been newly released (PRESS RELEASE) TOKYO, Japan, 4-Dec-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — XPAND K.K., which develops and manages the spatial link XPAND Code, has launched XPAND Code … Read the full press release

Loughborough University welcomes first cohort of players into the Loughborough University National Tennis Academy

(PRESS RELEASE) LOUGHBOROUGH, UK, 22-Oct-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — The National Tennis Academy officially opened its doors at Loughborough University to the next generation of talented British tennis players. Devised by the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA), the National Tennis Academy will … Read the full press release