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Infront to develop sponsorship opportunities and digital strategies for the ITU World Triathlon Series and the new ITU World Triathlon Mixed Relay Series

New deal sees Infront take on responsibility for media and marketing rights, as well as for digital strategies Zug, Switzerland, 23-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The International Triathlon Union (ITU) has finalised a long-term partnership with leading sports marketing company Infront. Under the … Read the full press release

Dr. Uwe Ploch, Director Summer Sports at Infront, to leave the company effective August 31, 2018

Zug, Switzerland, 23-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — After 25 years with Infront and its predecessor company CWL Dr. Uwe Ploch and Infront have mutually decided to go their separate ways effective August 31, 2018. Both parties agreed on a smooth transition process … Read the full press release

Iberdrola receives the Stadium Cup award for its special contribution to promoting sports activities

The company has received the Stadium Cup, an annual award for the person or organisation that has made a special contribution to promoting sports activities  Iberdrola supports 15 national federations striving to promote and increase the participation of women in … Read the full press release

Recycling programme ‘Every Can Counts’ to support UK based Trek-Drops professional women’s cycling team during the 2018 season

BRUSSELS, 19-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — As women’s cycling continues to gain momentum, recycling programme ‘Every Can Counts’ has furthered its investment into the UK based Trek-Drops professional women’s cycling team for the duration of the 2018 season. This is the second … Read the full press release

Loughborough alumna Chloe Birch secured her spot in the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games

Leicestershire, UK, 15-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Loughborough alumna Chloe Birch has secured her spot for the forthcoming Commonwealth Games in Australia after a fine 2017. The former Sport and Exercise Science student, who is now based at the National Badminton … Read the full press release

BP continues its support to the Renault Sport Formula One Team

BP Castrol extends sponsorship of Renault Sport Racing by at least five years LONDON, 09-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — BP and Groupe Renault, through Renault Sport Racing, have today announced a significant strengthening of their relationship, which will see the global … Read the full press release

Whirlpools World Spain eröffnet in Teulada größten Whirlpool-Showroom in ganz Spanien

Wellness-Paradies auf 3000 Quadratmetern Deißlingen-Lauffen, Deutschland, 07-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Immer mehr Menschen schätzen Whirlpools wegen ihrer Vorteile für das körperliche und geistige Wohlbefinden. Die heilende Kraft des Wassers in Verbindung mit Wärme und Massage lindert Schmerzen und Verspannungen, kann … Read the full press release

Enel is the title sponsor of the world’s first fully-electric motorcycle circuit racing series FIM MotoE World Cup

The Group brings smart charging technology, advanced energy services, green energy to power the world’s first fully-electric motorcycle racing series  ROME, 07-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Enel will be the title sponsor of the upcoming FIM[1] MotoE World Cup, the world’s … Read the full press release

Whirlpools World Spain opens biggest whirlpool bath showroom in the whole country

3000 Square Metres for Your Wellbeing Deißlingen-Lauffen, Germany, 07-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — More and more people appreciate the positive effects a whirlpool bath has on your body and mind. The healing power of water combined with comforting warmth and effective … Read the full press release

Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport announces Tommy Hilfiger as Official Apparel Partner

TOMMY HILFIGER to become the team’s Official Apparel Partner Multi-year partnership brings the TOMMY HILFIGER brand back to Formula One Brackley, UK, 06-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Mercedes-AMG Petronas Motorsport is delighted to announce a multi-year strategic partnership with Tommy Hilfiger, … Read the full press release

University of Warwick holds topping out ceremony for its new Sport and Wellness Hub

COVENTRY, 01-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A new multi-million pound Sports Hub at the University of Warwick is one step closer to completion after contractor Willmott Dixon hosted a topping out ceremony today, which traditionally signifies the structure has reached its maximum … Read the full press release

Capgemini supports HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series as the Official GLOBAL INNOVATION PARTNER

New multi-year partnership is the next chapter in Capgemini’s support for the sport PARIS, 25-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Capgemini has become the Official GLOBAL INNOVATION PARTNER of the Men’s and Women’s HSBC World Rugby Sevens Series. This new multi-year partnership is … Read the full press release

McLaren Manchester opens its newly-refurbished facility in Wilmslow

McLaren Manchester opens state-of-the-art facility in Wilmslow, Cheshire New location boosts McLaren presence in the region Newly-refurbruished facility features latest visual identity and over 18,000 square foot of retail space Complete range of new and McLaren Qualified used approved vehicles … Read the full press release

Finnish five-time Paralympic gold medallist wheelchair racer Leo-Pekka Tähti the recipient of Finnish Philanthropy in Sports and Athlete of the Year 2016 awards

HELSINKI, 22-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Wärtsilä and the Finnish peace broker organisation Crisis Management Initiative (CMI) have granted the annual Philanthropy in Sports award to Finnish five-time Paralympic gold medallist wheelchair racer and Athlete of the Year 2016 Leo-Pekka Tähti. Tähti collaborates … Read the full press release

Graphics solutions: Inflexion Private Equity completes the buyout of Alston Elliot

LONDON, 16-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Inflexion Private Equity is pleased to announce it has completed the buyout of Alston Elliot, a leading provider of premium data-driven graphics solutions for live sports broadcasts. Alston Elliot was founded in 1992, initially to provide computerised … Read the full press release

BMW: Dakar Rally 2018: Mikko Hirvonen (FIN) and Andreas Schulz (DEU) in the all-new MINI John Cooper Works Buggy complete Stage 4

Mikko Hirvonen secures 4th place finish in Stage 4. Jakub ‘Kuba’ Przygonski now 10th overall. Al Rajhi and Garafulic begin fightback.  MUNICH, 10-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Delayed by heavy fog, Stage 4 finally got off to a spectacular start with the car category getting … Read the full press release

German Bobsleigh and Luge Sports Federation (BSD) uses BMW Group’s state-of-the-art wind tunnel to optimise the material and the riding position ahead of the Olympics

Aerodynamics are the key to success: In the BMW Group’s wind tunnel, the skeleton athletes complete final preparations for the Olympics. Technology partner BMW enables the BSD athletes to optimise sporting equipment, racing gear and the riding position.  MUNICH, 10-Jan-2018 … Read the full press release

Mercedes‑Benz: Laureus Best Sporting Moment of the Year 2017 in the final round of voting

STUTTGART, 10-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Up until 26 February 2018, sports fans from around the world can choose the Laureus Best Sporting Moment of the Year 2017 in the final round of voting. The competition, initiated by Laureus and supported by … Read the full press release

Austrian Ski Federation (ÖSV), German Ski Association (DSV) extend contract with Infront for the Four Hills Tournament until the season 2021/22

Zug, Switzerland, 09-Jan-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The 66th Four Hills Tournament ended on Saturday with record ratings and the outstanding victory of Poland’s Kamil Stoch, who was able to succeed in each of the four events. The so-called Grand Slam … Read the full press release

Mercedes-AMG launches an innovative app for the global motorsport community

The expansion of Mercedes-AMG’s involvement in motorsport is also progressing at a digital level. During the first highlight of the season, the Dubai 24-hour race, the performance brand from Affalterbach is launching RACE Scout, an innovative app. The online platform, … Read the full press release

ŠKODA celebrates the most successful year in its motorsport history with a ŠKODA FABIA limited edition

1.4 TSI petrol engine with 92 kW/125 hp output and seven speed DSG gearbox Sportier steering wheel, new exclusive sports seats and sports suspension for even sportier handling and performance Special design elements and optional green 17” alloy wheels typical … Read the full press release

Nearly 300 runners to attend the first ever Colney Lane parkrun at the University of East Anglia

NORWICH, 12-Dec-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Nearly 300 runners from across the county and beyond braved the icy temperatures on Saturday morning to attend the first ever Colney Lane parkrun at the University of East Anglia playing fields. Despite the chill, there … Read the full press release

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