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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

carwow’s ‘Luxury Car of the Year’ — Bentley’s all-new Flying Spur

(PRESS RELEASE) CREWE, 18-Oct-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Bentley’s all-new Flying Spur named ‘Luxury Car of the Year’ by carwow. carwow’s team of in-house reviewers and writers, led by editorial director Mat Watson chose the award winners. The award was given … Read the full press release

Levira and Pixellot Introduce AI-automated Sports Production to All Estonian and Latvian Basketball Leagues

Starting this season, all games from the men and women Estonian and Latvian leagues will be broadcast on television and streamed over the web (PRESS RELEASE) TALLINN, Estonia, RIGA, Latvia & TEL AVIV, Israel, 25-Sep-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — AS Levira, Estonia’s … Read the full press release

Ericsson in partnership with Telstra to debut 5G stadium connectivity at the Melbourne Cricket Ground for the AFL Grand Final

(PRESS RELEASE) STOCKHOLM, 23-Sep-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Telstra customers with 5G handsets set to experience enhanced connectivity attending the biggest day in the Australian Football League’s (AFL) annual calendar – the AFL Grand Final on September 28 at the Ericsson-enabled … Read the full press release

Secarma sponsors Premiership Rugby team Sale Sharks for the 2019/20 season

(PRESS RELEASE) MANCHESTER, 16-Aug-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Secarma signs sponsorship deal with Premiership Rugby team Sale Sharks for the upcoming 2019/20 season. UKFast, Secarma’s business partner also joins Sale Sharks’ corporate family for the 2019/20 season as a key sponsor … Read the full press release

La 18ª Vuelta al Lago Qinghai concluye con la celebración de su “mayoría de edad”

(PRESS RELEASE) YINCHUAN, China, 30-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — La 18ª Vuelta al Lago Qinghai (Tour of Qinghai Lake, TDQL) alcanzó la meta en la capital de la Región Autónoma Hui de Ningxia tras 1851 km de feroz competición divididos en … Read the full press release

18e ‘Tour of Qinghai Lake’ wordt afgesloten met een ‘coming-of-age’-viering

(PRESS RELEASE) YINCHUAN, China, 30-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — De 18e Tour of Qinghai Lake (TDQL) had zijn finish in de hoofdstad van de autonome regio Ningxia Hui na 1.851 km felle concurrentie over 13 etappes in drie westelijke provincies in de … Read the full press release

Il 18° tour del lago Qinghai si conclude con la celebrazione della “maggiore età”

(PRESS RELEASE) YINCHUAN, Cina, 30-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Il 18° tour del lago Qinghai (TDQL) ha raggiunto il traguardo nella capitale della Regione Autonoma di Ningxia Hui dopo 1.851 km di accanita competizione in 13 tappe sviluppatesi lungo tre province … Read the full press release

INEOS announces partnership with OGC Nice for 2019-2020 season

(PRESS RELEASE) LONDON, 29-Jul-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — INEOS announces partnership with OGC Nice as the main partner of the Gym and will display its logo on the front of the professional team’s jerseys starting in the 2019-2020 season. INEOS is … Read the full press release

Sartomer enables Massivit 3D’s first life-sized, 3D-printed model of female soccer star

(PRESS RELEASE) COLOMBES, 25-Jun-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Massivit 3D has partnered with Arkema‘s Sartomer since its inception in 2013. Massivit 3D benefits from Sartomer’s market-leading portfolio of N3xtDimension® UV-curable liquid resins. These advanced liquid resins make up a significant portion … Read the full press release

SEAT’s first electric car called Mii to debut in Oslo, Europe’s EVs capital

SEAT's first electric car called Mii to debut in Oslo, Europe's EVs capital

The SEAT on Tour roadshow will visit Oslo, Liverpool, Frankfurt, Paris and Milan (PRESS RELEASE) OSLO, 4-Jun-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — SEAT will debut its first ever electric car, Mii electric, in Oslo as part of its inaugural ‘SEAT on Tour’ … Read the full press release

Infront acquires Germany-based company Megamarsch

(PRESS RELEASE) ZUG, 10-May-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Infront has acquired Megamarsch, a Germany-based company focused on organising extreme hiking challenges. The acquisition widens Infront’s portfolio with non-competitive event format and new target group. Megamarsch was founded in 2016 by Frederick … Read the full press release

Oliver Hoffmann and Julius Seebach to take over the management of Audi Sport GmbH

(PRESS RELEASE) INGOLSTADT/NECKARSULM, 30-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — Audi Sport GmbH’s Current Managing Director Michael-Julius Renz is to retire. Oliver Hoffmann (42) and Julius Seebach (35) appointed to take over the management of Audi Sport GmbH on May 1, 2019. Oliver … Read the full press release

NIB to finance the construction of new energy-efficient school and sports facility in Laholm, Sweden

(PRESS RELEASE) HELSINKI, 29-Apr-2019 — /EuropaWire/ — NIB signs 25-year loan facility of SEK 140 million (EUR 13.2 million) to finance the construction of a new primary school building and a sports facility in Glänninge with property developer Kommunfastigheter i … Read the full press release

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

(PRESS RELEASE) 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 … Read the full press release