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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

The #25 BMW M8 GTE raced to a well-deserved second place in the fourth IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship race at Mid-Ohio

The #25 BMW M8 GTE of Connor De Phillippi (USA) and Alexander Sims (GBR) raced to a well-deserved second place in the fourth IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship race at Mid-Ohio (USA) on Sunday, taking the chequered flag 1.673 seconds behind … Read the full press release

Europe’s leading online supplier of bike and outdoor products internetstores opens the first brick-and-mortar store for its fahrrad.de brand

Further openings planned in Berlin and Düsseldorf BERLIN, 04-May-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — internetstores, Europe’s leading online supplier of bike and outdoor products, launches its multichannel strategy and now makes its leading brand, fahrrad.de, available in brick-and-mortar stores. On 11 May … Read the full press release

adidas appoints Zion Armstrong as President of adidas North America

Portland, Oregon, USA / Herzogenaurach, Germany, 25-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — adidas has appointed Zion Armstrong (43, New Zealander) as President of adidas North America effective July 1, 2018. Armstrong succeeds Mark King, who has decided to step down from his … Read the full press release

Aprilia RSV4 RF Limited Edition makes its début in the north american market

Special version of the extraordinary championship winning italian V4 makes its début, exclusive for the north american market Numbered edition of just 125 units, for the first time, RSV4 RF Limited Edition adopts winglets, aerodynamic spoilers developed by Aprilia Racing, … Read the full press release

Football legend Rio Ferdinand the new ambassador for Panasonic Grooming’s upcoming #PlayWithStyle campaign

Berkshire, UK, 23-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Panasonic Grooming has unveiled football legend Rio Ferdinand as the new ambassador for its upcoming #PlayWithStyle campaign. With a recent study revealing that four out of five men (81%)[1] said looking great before an important event … Read the full press release

Loughborough’s athletes won 30 medals in the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games

Leicestershire, UK, 17-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — If Loughborough University were a country it would have been tenth in the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games medal table – ahead of Jamaica and Kenya. It has been a tremendous Games for Loughborough’s … Read the full press release

International Association of Trampoline Parks (IATP) Jumping to New Heights in Europe – 2nd Annual EU Conference & Trade Show

AMSTERDAM, 16-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The International Association of Trampoline Parks (IATP) will hold their 2nd Annual European Conference & Trade Show 21 & 22 May 2018 at the Beurs van Berlage in Amsterdam, NL. Conference attendees will have the … Read the full press release

International Day of Riding Announced

Ride Sunday will see motorcyclists unite and ride while raising funds for charity AMSTERDAM, 09-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A GLOBAL MOVEMENT. The date for Ride Sunday 2018, the international day of riding for a cause, has been confirmed for Sunday … Read the full press release

BMW M Motorsport makes its maiden FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) appearance this week in the South of France

MUNICH, 06-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — BMW M Motorsport will make its maiden FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) appearance this week (6th/7th April) as it enters The Prologue, the official pre-season test at Circuit Paul Ricard in the South of France. BMW M … Read the full press release

University of Glasgow published two reports on the impact of the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games on the health and wellbeing of the city’s East End communities

GLASGOW, 04-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games has improved the environment and economic activity in Scotland’s largest city. However there has been little impact on the number of people who are physically active or the rates of participation in … Read the full press release

Fit Immersion’s VR solution for ultimate fitness

TheVR kit transforming any bike into an immersive platform at an affordable cost MONTPELLIER, 03-Apr-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — French startup, Perform VR, has announced an upcoming Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign to back its Personalized Training Solution, “Fit Immersion”. The campaign will … Read the full press release

Garmin named Official Supplier for Team Luna Rossa Challenge, Challenger of Record for the 36th America’s Cup

OLATHE, Kansas, USA, 30-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Garmin today announced that it has been selected as an Official Supplier for Team Luna Rossa Challenge, Challenger of Record for the 36th America’s Cup. As official supplier, Garmin will supply its high performance GNX™ … Read the full press release

British Universities and Colleges Sport (BUCS) Big Wednesday took place at the University of Nottingham

NOTTINGHAM, 26-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — One of the biggest sporting events in the university calendar, BUCS (British Universities and Colleges Sport) Big Wednesday, took place yesterday at the University of Nottingham. BUCS and the University were delighted to welcome BUCS … Read the full press release

Michelin’s next MotoGP journey will be to head south over the Equator and travel to Termas de Rio Hondo in Argentina

Clermont-Ferrand, France, 20-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Michelin saw the 2018 MotoGP™ World Championship kick off in very similar style to last season’s epic encounters as Andrea Dovizioso (Ducati Team) and Marc Marquez (Repsol Honda Team) battled to a last-lap decider in … Read the full press release

Kevin Bacon and Rio Ferdinand to announce the arrival of the Samsung Galaxy S9 on EE

Kevin Bacon and Rio Ferdinand resume their roles as EE sports pundits to announce the arrival of the Samsung Galaxy S9 on EE with inclusive access to the BT Sport app The ad sees Rio putting the smartphone through its … Read the full press release

The international young football players tournament MIC – Mediterranean International Cup presented at CaixaBank in Barcelona

Philippe Coutinho: “for me coming to MICFootball was a great opportunity” Alexia Putellas: “the new feminine football stars will come out from this tournament” BARCELONA, 16-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The international young football players tournament MIC – Mediterranean International Cup, which … Read the full press release

EBU Sport to extend the worldwide reach of winter sports through recent trials in China

EBU Sport has been continuing its work to extend the worldwide reach of winter sports through recent trials with Chinese national broadcaster CCTV and two leading digital sports outlets. GENEVA, 15-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — These trials explored the appetite for … Read the full press release

GRAHAM Construction to build new sports centre for Oundle School in Northamptonshire

Oundle School in Northamptonshire has appointed GRAHAM Construction to deliver a £24 million sports centre project. Hillsborough, UK, 15-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Oundle School is the third largest independent co-educational day and boarding school in England providing education for over 1100 … Read the full press release

Loughborough University to host ATP Challenger Tour event in partnership with the Lawn Tennis Association

Leicestershire, UK, 14-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) has today announced the creation of a new $100,000 ATP Challenger Tour event, to be staged at Loughborough University. The event is one of two new ATP Challengers to … Read the full press release

SEAT debuts the world’s first 100% electric touring race car at the Geneva Motor Show

The carmaker delivered 39,900 vehicles in February, 25.9% more than in 2017 In the first two months of 2018, SEAT sold 78,800 cars (+23.1%) Following its launch in Barcelona, the new CUPRA brand is introduced to the general public International … Read the full press release

Pure&Crafted Festival takes a creative break in 2018 with the support of BMW Motorrad

After three successful and sold-out Berlin summer weekends, the Pure&Crafted Festival is taking a creative break in 2018. With the support of BMW Motorrad, the Pure&Crafted family is pursuing new international paths instead to seek out fresh inspiration, track down … Read the full press release