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Loughborough University to build 4-star Elite Athlete Centre and Hotel (EAC)

Leicestershire, UK, 19-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Loughborough University is creating a dedicated 4-star Elite Athlete Centre and Hotel (EAC) comprised of 44 bedrooms. The facility will be run by Imago Venues – Loughborough University’s dedicated hotel, conference and events provider. It … Read the full press release

Loughborough University’s Animation Academy: The Beautiful Frame: Animation and Sport exhibition at the National Football Museum

Leicestershire, UK, 19-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Loughborough University’s Animation Academy is joining forces with the National Football Museum to present ‘The Beautiful Frame: Animation and Sport’. The exhibition is in residence for three months and begins with a Symposium on animation, … Read the full press release

Official pre-season test in Valencia for season four of the FIA Formula E Championship for BMW and the MS&AD Andretti Team

VALENCIA, 06-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ —  The official pre-season test in Valencia (ESP) heralds the crucial phase of preparations for season four of the FIA Formula E Championship for BMW and the MS&AD Andretti Team. From Monday to Thursday, all the teams … Read the full press release

The new Audi R8 LMS GT4 can now be ordered on four continents at a price of 198,000 euros (excluding VAT)

New customer racing car can now be ordered Victories for Audi Sport customers in New Zealand and Australia Season closes on a positive note for Belgian Audi Club Team WRT in Blancpain GT NEUBURG, 06-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The new Audi … Read the full press release

Bentley Motorsport won the Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup with Bentley Team M-Sport in Barcelona

Bentley Motorsport wins the world’s toughest GT3 endurance title Bentley Team M-Sport takes the Teams title following a win at Paul Ricard and a second place at 24 Hours of Spa Team work and spirit overcome adversity in Barcelona finale … Read the full press release

ŠKODA Motorsport to compete at the RallyRACC Catalunya – Rally de España with two ŠKODA FABIA R5

Driving a ŠKODA FABIA R5 Jan Kopecký wants to repeat his last year’s WRC 2 victory at RallyRACC, the Spanish round of the FIA World Rally Championship As part of ŠKODA Motorsport 2015 Finnish Junior Champion Juuso Nordgren will be … Read the full press release

Oxford University: Violent football fans and radicals are motivated by shared experience

Subheading: Violent football fans and radicals are motivated by shared experience, new research suggests OXFORD, 02-Oct-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Football has long been tarnished by outbreaks of fan violence. Although media headlines often link the behaviour to ‘hooliganism’, the activity could … Read the full press release

AkzoNobel and Volvo Ocean Race innovate Race Boat Experience

AMSTERDAM, 25-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Visitors to the race villages in the forthcoming Volvo Ocean Race will be able to explore a life-size replica of the competing Volvo Ocean 65 (VO65) yachts as part of a major attraction being presented in … Read the full press release

Infront Sports & Media expands corporate running series B2Run to Poland

Popular corporate running series powers on – now covering eight countries ZUG, 15-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Infront Sports & Media, a Wanda Sports company, is expanding the corporate running series B2Run to Poland. The first race is planned for 2018 … Read the full press release

Infront: BWT AQUA AG strengthens its sponsorship commitment in Switzerland

International water technology group will be visible from the start of new season, which begins 19/20 September 2017 ZUG, 14-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — The Swiss Ice Hockey Cup strengthens its partner portfolio for the upcoming 2017/18 season with a top … Read the full press release

World RX: Mattias Ekström aims to clinch his fourth victory this season in Riga, Latvia

World Champion Mattias Ekström travels to Latvia in third overall Local hero Reinis Nitišs particularly motivated for round on home soil Audi DTM driver Nico Müller again in fourth Audi S1 EKS RX quattro Neuburg, Germany, 13-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — … Read the full press release

Audi Sport: R8 V10 RWS successfully brings driving concept of our R8 LMS racing car to the streets

First Audi production model with rear wheel-drive as a limited edition 50 kilograms (110.2 lb) lighter than R8 Coupé V10 Stephan Winkelmann, Managing Director Audi Sport GmbH: “R8 V10 RWS successfully brings driving concept of our R8 LMS racing car to … Read the full press release

MTG will be the exclusive home of the World Boxing Super Series in the Nordic and Baltic regions

STOCKHOLM, 11-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — MTG’s TV channels and streaming service Viaplay will be the exclusive home of the World Boxing Super Series in the Nordic and Baltic regions. Starting on 9 September, fight fans can follow every punch live as … Read the full press release

Garmin International: API integration with indoor cycling apps TrainerRoad®, The Sufferfest and Zwift®

Canton of Schaffhausen, Switzerland, 04-Sep-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Garmin International, Inc., a unit of Garmin Ltd. (NASDAQ: GRMN), today announced upcoming support of API integration with indoor cycling applications TrainerRoad®, The Sufferfest and Zwift®. In an effort to provide a better … Read the full press release

Grammy Winner Coolio & Wrestling Legend Virgil on an Adult Star’s Presidential Ticket – Press Conference

Embarrassed by the state of the country, adult star Cherie DeVille wants to lead by example, bringing change to the country – a Real Person for the People DeVille’s Team features Coolio as Vice President, with WWE great Virgil as … Read the full press release

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The BMW S 1000 RR racers reigned on the Horiče street circuit in the Czech Republic

The BMW S 1000 RR racers reigned on the Horiče street circuit in the Czech Republic; at the penultimate round of the 2017 International Road Racing Championship (IRRC), they celebrated a double top-six lockout. Marek Červený won both races, with … Read the full press release

BMW Team RLL finishes fourth and ninth in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship (IWSC) Michelin GT Challenge at Virginia International Raceway (USA)

BMW Team RLL’s fourth and ninth place finishes in the IMSA WeatherTech SportsCar Championship (IWSC) Michelin GT Challenge at Virginia International Raceway (USA) are far different than would have been predicted in the first 85 laps of the 93 completed. … Read the full press release

Jan Kopecký and Pavel Dresler secured their sixth consecutive win of the 2017 season for ŠKODA

Jan Kopecký, co-driver Pavel Dresler and the ŠKODA FABIA R5 are undefeated in Czech Rally Championship (MČR) since April 2015, victorious on all 16 rallies they participated After a thrilling fight Kopecký/Dresler added Barum Czech Rally Zlín to winning streak … Read the full press release

Leading global sports marketing agency Lagardère Sports substantially increase its operations in Shanghai

As China’s importance in the global economy and the sports industry continues to rise, the agency is expanding its Chinese operations to support the growing ambitions of international and domestic clients. SHANGHAI, China, 24-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Leading global sports marketing … Read the full press release

MTG will show live matches from DKB Handball-Bundesliga each week from the 2017/2018 season

STOCKHOLM, 22-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — MTG has secured the exclusive Nordic media rights to the DKB Handball-Bundesliga for the next six seasons – bringing world class handball action to fans in Denmark, Finland, Norway and Sweden on TV, online and mobile. … Read the full press release

Bookings for Floyd Mayweather Jr v Conor McGregor live boxing open for Virgin TV customers

HOOK, 22-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Bookings for this epic clash open today for Virgin TV customers What: Floyd Mayweather Jr v Conor McGregor live boxing When: Saturday 26 August, midnight Where: Sky Sports Box Office on Virgin TV Cost: £19.95 for SD, … Read the full press release

GRAHAM completed the build and fit-out for Liverpool FC’s new retail store at Anfield Stadium

HILLSBOROUGH, 21-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — GRAHAM Construction has completed the build and fit-out for Liverpool Football Club’s new flagship retail store. GRAHAM Construction built the turnkey development at Anfield Stadium. The building division constructed the shell, while GRAHAM Interior Fit-Out completed … Read the full press release

Mercedes-Benz is “Official Patron of the PGA of America” and “Official Vehicle of the PGA Championship”

STUTTGART, 10-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Mercedes-Benz is supporting the final major of the current golfing year as an “Official Patron of the PGA of America” and “Official Vehicle of the PGA Championship”. Mercedes-Benz brand ambassador Rickie Fowler will be teeing off at … Read the full press release

Belgian athlete Nafi Thiam won gold medal at the WC in London

BRUSSELS, 08-Aug-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Never before in the World Championship’s history since 1983 a Belgian athlete won a gold medal. And then came Nafi Thiam in London. On Sep. 1st the World and Olympic Heptathlon Champion will compete at the … Read the full press release

The Wembley Cup with EE: YouTube’s top football stars and international football legends gather for an epic online football series

Stars of YouTube and international football legends to take part in another epic showdown at Wembley Stadium connected by EE on Saturday 7th October 2017 Eight-part online ‘road to the final’ series broadcast on Spencer FC’s YouTube channel and the EE website – view the trailer here … Read the full press release

Successful weekend for the BMW Motorrad Motorsport riders

It was an action-packed and successful weekend for the BMW Motorrad Motorsport riders. In Japan, they tackled the “Suzuka 8 Hours”, the final round of the FIM Endurance World Championship. The International German Championship met at Schleiz, where Markus Reiterberger … Read the full press release

Formula E: The MS Amlin Andretti team endured a tough Montreal ePrix (CAN)

The MS Amlin Andretti team endured a tough Montreal ePrix (CAN), the final round of the 2016/17 FIA Formula E Championship. The team’s solitary points finish came with Robin Frijns’ (NED) ninth-place on Saturday, with António Félix da Costa (POR) … Read the full press release

BMW teams finish in the top 10 at the 24 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps (BEL)

After the two victories in 2015 and 2016, the BMW teams were missing the racing luck required to be able to fight for the win this time at the 24 Hours of Spa-Francorchamps (BEL). Technical issues with both the ROWE … Read the full press release

Bentley Motorsport finished second in the largest GT3 race in the world, the 24 Hours of Spa

Bentley finishes in second place at the 24 Hours of Spa Bentley Team M-Sport and the drivers of car #8 extend lead in the Blancpain GT Series Endurance Cup titles Bentley Boy Vincent Abril now leads the Blancpain GT Series … Read the full press release

Audi now leads in the manufacturers’ standings of the Intercontinental GT Challenge

Audi in front in the Intercontinental GT Challenge Success in Chinese GT racing Trophies for Audi customers in the DMV GTC NEUBURG, 31-Jul-2017 — /EuropaWire/ — Audi has won the Spa 24 Hours for the fourth time. With this result, … Read the full press release