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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

Chris and Sarah Field made the largest contribution to Cambridge Sport from private philanthropy

CAMBRIDGE, 07-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The gift marks a defining moment in the mission of the University to improve sports facilities and recognise the many wide-ranging benefits sport gives to all who take part. The ambitious plans recognise that the … Read the full press release

Mercedes-AMG GT 4-Door Coupé: Longitudinal and lateral dynamics at the highest level

Fuel consumption combined: 11.2-9.1l/100 km; CO2 emissions combined: 256-209 g/km* (provisional data) AFFALTERBACH, 07-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — More space, more power, more goose pimples – the new Mercedes-AMG GT 4-Door model delivers driving experiences in new dimensions and extends the … Read the full press release

University of Liverpool to explore and assess the mental health and well-being of football players

LIVERPOOL, 02-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — The University of Liverpool has launched a new study to explore and assess the mental health and well-being of academy and professional football players. The subject of mental health in football is an area that has … Read the full press release

University of Leicester: Varsity kicks off on Wednesday 7 March

University of Leicester’s #FearLeics sports stars will once again face off competition from De Montfort University LEICESTER, 01-Mar-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — Sporting students from the University of Leicester will take to venues across the city to defend their title of reigning … Read the full press release

University of Nottingham Professor Sue Arrowsmith appointed to the International Partnership Against Corruption in Sport (IPACS)

NOTTINGHAM, 26-Feb-2018 — /EuropaWire/ — A legal expert from the University of Nottingham has been appointed to an international network fighting corruption in sport. Professor Sue Arrowsmith of the School of Law will be advising the International Partnership Against Corruption … Read the full press release

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