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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

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