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Michael Jordan's Statement on the Court Accepting his Lawsuit

BEIJING, March 1, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- "I am very happy that the Chinese courts have accepted my case to protect the use of my name and the interests of Chinese consumers. Qiaodan Sports has built a business off my Chinese name, the number 23, and even attempted to use the names of my children,...

2012-03-01 16:26 1889

Alpari Announces Title Sponsorship of World Match Racing Tour

LONDON, Feb. 27, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Alpari, a global association of companies providing online foreign exchange ("Forex", "FX"), precious metals and CFD trading services, today announced a five-year title partnership with the World Match Racing Tour. The agreement sees the world's leading pro...

2012-02-27 19:37 1871

Michael Jordan Files Lawsuit in China for Improper Use of His Name

-- Suit alleges that Qiaodan Sports Company Ltd. deliberately and aggressively used Michael Jordan's name without his permission and misled Chinese consumers BEIJING, Feb. 23, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Basketball legend Michael Jordan has filed suit in a Chinese court against Qiaodan Sports Compa...

2012-02-23 09:25 1575

Exceed Company Ltd. Receives Outstanding Contribution Award from China's General Administration of Sport

FUJIAN, China, Feb. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Exceed Company Ltd. (NASDAQ: EDS) ("EDS", "Exceed" or "the Company"), the owner and operator of "Xidelong" brand - one of the leading domestic sportswear brands in China, today announced that on January 19, 2012, at the 'Fitness for All Cam...

2012-02-23 05:05 774

Canadian Solar Announces Sponsorship of NHL's Los Angeles Kings

SAN RAMON, Calif., Feb. 22, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Canadian Solar Inc. (the "Company," "we" or "Canadian Solar") (NASDAQ: CSIQ), one of the world's largest solar companies today announced that it has become a sponsor of the National Hockey League's Los Angeles Kings. The Los Angeles Kin...

2012-02-22 18:00 1187

LYONHEART K: A New, Truly British Luxury Sports Car

COVENTRY, England, Feb. 22 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Cross reference: Picture is available via epa european pressphoto agency and can be downloaded free of charge at http://ots.de/2eS4w The LYONHEART K, an all-new, truly British luxury sports car, is launched today. Classic Factory, the Swiss de...

2012-02-22 08:00 1100

Exceed Announces Board Changes

FUJIAN, China, Feb. 10, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- Exceed Company Ltd. (NASDAQ: EDS) ("EDS", "Exceed" or the "Company"), the owner and operator of "Xidelong" brand - one of the leading domestic sportswear brands in China, today announced that the board of directors (the "Board") has appoint...

2012-02-11 05:30 1061

Legends 10 Secures Exclusive License to Represent Pele Worldwide

NEW YORK, Feb. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- It was announced today that, for the first time in 40 years, sponsors, brand managers and others seeking access to world soccer legend Pele will be able to do so through a single agency. The newly incorporated Legends 10 LLC ("Legends 10") will be the excl...

2012-02-07 22:00 2430

Xtep Joins Hands with 2012 Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon Runners

Promoting the Spirit of Marathons Together HONG KONG, Feb. 6, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The 2012 Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon was successfully held on 5 February 2012. Xtep International Holdings Limited ( "Xtep" or the "Company", together with its subsidiaries the "Group", stock code: 1...

2012-02-06 11:52 2238

Super Bowl XLVI to Kickoff Live in China on PPTV

BEIJING, Feb. 3, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The 46th Super Bowl will take place in Lucas Oil Stadium in Indianapolis on Sunday, February 5, 2012. Kickoff is scheduled for 6:30 PM EST (7:30 AM Beijing time, February 6). The AFC Champion New England Patriots and NFC Champion New York Giants will battle...

2012-02-03 22:25 1356

JinkoSolar Sponsors Valencia Club de Futbol as it Enters the Copa del Rey Semi-Finals Leg

SHANGHAI, Feb. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- JinkoSolar Holding Co., Ltd. ("JinkoSolar" or the "Company") (NYSE: JKS), a fast-growing, vertically integrated solar power product manufacturer based in China, today announced that the company has been chosen as the main sponsor for Valencia C.F...

2012-02-03 00:58 1493

Xtep Participates in its First 2012 Standard Chartered Hong Kong Marathon and Expo

Increases Brand Exposure to the Hong Kong Public HONG KONG, Jan. 30, 2012/PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Xtep International Holdings Limited ("Xtep" or the "Company", together with its subsidiaries the "Group", stock code: 1368), the first Chinese fashion sportswear brand to be appointed exclusive Apparel P...

2012-01-30 09:59 2821

Baseball Song "At Fenway" a Hit for Brian Evans and Jim Rice

NEW YORK, Jan. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The new song "At Fenway," by big band crooner Brian Evans, is a hit among Red Sox Nation. ( Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120118/NE37730 ) On Monday, the new Best Buy TV commercial begins airing nationally. The commercial features Bost...

2012-01-21 11:22 1822

$1 Million Dollar Prize for Glory World Series Fight Events 2012

AMSTERDAM and MOSCOW, Jan. 21, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Golden Glory has partnered with Total Sports Asia to form a powerful team to revive Kickboxing and resuscitate the K-1 rules scene. The new partnership backed by a group of investors is planning for new tournaments with total prize money of...

2012-01-21 09:19 1076

Warrior Sports and Liverpool Football Club Announce Winning Partnership

LONDON, Jan. 19, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Warrior Sports Inc. and Liverpool Football Club today announced a deal which sees Warrior become the Club's Official Kit Supplier. The deal, which will come into play from June 1st 2012, will see Warrior create the Liverpool FC home, away and third kits, as...

2012-01-19 08:00 3509

TSA and GG Get World's Best K-1 Fighters Back Into Moscow Ring

First event in 12 months live on air worldwide on March 23rd AMSTERDAM and MOSCOW, Jan. 18, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- After a 12 month absence world's best K-1 fighters return to the ring at the Glory World Series, in Moscow on March 23rd. Leading sports marketing agency Total Sports Asia (TSA) and...

2012-01-18 04:21 3205

The9 Limited Signed Up Nicolas Anelka and Shenhua Liansheng Football Club for Endorsing and Promoting Firefall

SHANGHAI, Jan. 14, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia-FirstCall/ -- The9 Limited (NASDAQ: NCTY) ("The9"), an online game developer and operator in China, announced today that it has entered into an endorsement agreement with Nicolas Anelka ("Anelka"), a top soccer player in the world, for worldwide endorsement a...

2012-01-15 09:00 1336

IMG Worldwide Elects Michael Dolan Chairman and CEO

Adam Zhu Named Chairman And President of IMG China, and Vice Chairman of IMG Asia Pacific HONG KONG, Jan. 5, 2012 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- IMG Worldwide, a leading global sports, fashion and media company, announced that the shareholders of IMG have unanimously elected Michael Dolan Chairman of IMG, ...

2012-01-05 19:03 3831

Bradesco Seguros e Previdencia Sponsors All-Star Game in Sao Paulo

SAO PAULO, Dec. 29, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- For the past seven years, Grupo Bradesco Seguros has been sponsoring the All-Star Game (Jogo das Estrelas). It is an initiative of Zico's, the athlete known internationally for his prowess in Brazil and abroad, particularly in Japan, who brings together ...

2011-12-29 11:38 1992

Best Golf App of 2011 -- Tiger Woods: My Swing

The Golf Swing Analysis App Receives End of Year Rave Reviews from The New York Times, TechCrunch, Apple and Apps Magazine IRVINE, Calif., Dec. 22, 2011 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Tiger Woods: My Swing debuted in 2011 to much fanfare, and is now ending the year on an equally high note, receiving rave rev...

2011-12-22 21:00 2234
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