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XSEL to Release Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2009 Earning Results on Wednesday, March 31, 2010

Earnings conference call to be held on March 31, 2010 at 8:00PM (New York time) (April 1, 2010 at 8:00 AM Beijing time) BEIJING, Feb. 4 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Xinhua Sports & Entertainment Limited ("XSEL", Nasdaq: XSEL), a leading sports and entertainment media company in China, today annou...

2010-02-04 17:00 1049

Yingli Green Energy Announces Global Sponsorship of 2010 FIFA World Cup(TM)

The first renewable energy company in history to sponsor the FIFA World Cup(TM) BEIJING, and ZURICH, Switzerland, Feb. 3 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Yingli Green Energy Holding Company Limited (NYSE: YGE) ("Yingli Green Energy" or the "Company"), who holds the brand Yingli Solar, is a leading so...

2010-02-03 16:00 1265

Peak Sport Donates RMB20 Million to Quanzhou Charity Association Promoting Charity

HONG KONG, Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Peak Sport Products Co., Limited ("Peak Sport" or the "Company", HKEx Stock Code: 1968, together with its subsidiaries, the "Group"), a well-known branded sport products company in China, announced on 28 January 2010 that the Group further donated RMB20 m...

2010-02-02 19:48 1264

Platform for the World's First Floating Island to be Launched in Seoul's Hangang River

SEOUL, South Korea, Feb. 2 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- A floating platform made with steel-frame blocks to serve as the buoyant foundation for the world's first artificial floating island will be launched in the Hangang river, the landmark river that runs through Seoul from east to west, flowing to t...

2010-02-02 19:26 1638

A Youth Soccer Tournament Visible from Outer Space Kicks off in July

The first international youth soccer tournament in Beijing reveals details today. BEIJING, Feb. 1 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The tournament, named The Great Wall Cup of Beijing (http://www.thegreatwallcup.com ), will be hosted by the Beijing Municipal Sports Administration, and undertaken by th...

2010-02-01 20:00 766

Rising Hopes for Tennis in China

HONG KONG, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Female Tennis stars are making China proud with their success at the Australian Open. Tennis aces Zheng Jie and Li Na have made tennis history becoming the first Chinese players to make the semi finals of the Australian Open. The Australian Open ...

2010-01-27 16:41 1706

13th Edition of the World's Best Sommelier Competition

- Santiago, Chile - April 10 - 16, 2010 PARIS, Jan. 28 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The greatest number of candidates in the history of this event will soon vie for the coveted title in this 13th edition of the World's Best Sommelier competition, held for the first time ever in South America. An i...

2010-01-28 16:00 1335

Beijing's Boutique Hotel Scene Gives Travelers a Traditional Experience

BEIJING, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Hotel choices in Beijing are endless, with many large brand names popping up continually. What most travelers don't realize is that there is also a great selection of locally owned boutique hotels that offer an intimate experience in a traditional setting. T...

2010-01-27 23:00 914

55,000 Spectators Join the Match Against Poverty in Support of Haiti

LISBON, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Over 50,000 spectators were on hand to watch the seventh Match Against Poverty in Lisbon, on Monday, in which the "Friends of Ronaldo and Zidane" tied with the "Benfica All Stars" team -- three all. Sixty international football players hailing from...

2010-01-27 11:38 816

First in Asia to be Player Escorts at UEFA Champions League

SINGAPORE, Jan. 27 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Five "Little Champions" from Singapore have recently marched onto the iconic Old Trafford football pitch for the UEFA Champions League fifth Group Stage match between Manchester United FC and Besiktas JK in Manchester. The roaring audience, bright stadium ...

2010-01-27 00:00 1090

Zheng Jie First to Advance to Australian Open Semi-finals -- Hisense Arena Provides a "Home Field Advantage"

MELBOURNE, Australia and QINGDAO, China, Jan. 26 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Chinese tennis star, Zheng Jie, defeated Alona Bondarenko of the Ukraine by a score of 2-1, in the Hisense Arena to advance to the quarter-finals of the Australian Open on Jan. 24. Also in the Hisense Arena, Li Na, China...

2011-04-26 17:49 1540

Forty International Football Stars Join UNDP in Support of Haiti

Zidane, Kaka, Portuguese football legend Eusebio and Haitian players Jean Sony and Joseph Peterson will kick off the VII Match Against Poverty in Lisbon on January 25 LISBON, Portugal and GENEVA, Jan. 22 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Forty international football players hailing from teams across t...

2010-01-22 17:30 985

End Of Manchester United's Training Camp at Aspire

-- "A Memorable Experience" Says Boss Sir Alex Ferguson DOHA, Qatar, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- English Premier League champions Manchester United have described their training camp at ASPIRE as a great success, with manager Sir Alex Ferguson calling the visit "a memorable experience." ...

2010-01-14 14:39 1305

Racing Information and Bookings for the Upcoming Dubai International Racing Carnival Now Available Online

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates, Jan. 14 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Dubai Racing Club (DRC) today announced the launch of its revamped official website, http://wwww.dubairacingclub.com, in the lead up to the 2010 Dubai International Racing Carnival. January 28 marks the first meeting of the Carniva...

2010-01-14 05:31 1033

Physiological Footwear Sales Booming

ROMANSHORN, Switzerland, Jan. 12 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- - Category Inventor MBT Market Leader in Most Countries New data by The NPD Group, Inc. a US-based market research company, has revealed that the physiological footwear category is booming. Physiological footwear's unstable ...

2010-01-12 17:41 1411

Guangdong Evergrande Volleyball Club Welcomes US Women's Volleyball Team for Match

GUANGZHOU, China, Jan. 12 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Guangdong Evergrande Volleyball Club, the first professional volleyball club in China, coached by Lang Ping, announced today in Guangzhou that the club will compete against the U.S. Women's Volleyball Team in the new Guangzhou Gymnasium on Febru...

2010-01-12 16:01 1063

The Reds of Manchester United Set Up Camp at ASPIRE Academy

-- Extreme Weather Conditions in England Behind the Choice of Qatar DOHA, Qatar, Jan. 12 / PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The prestigious ASPIRE Academy for Sports Excellence is playing host to one of the biggest football clubs in the world - English Premier League champions Manchester United -- in ...

2010-01-13 21:43 1259

McDonald's Brings a Taste of the Olympic Games to Customers Around the World

Olympians Shawn Johnson and Patrick Chan Join McDonald's for a Sneak Peek into the Company's Olympic Games Sponsorship Plans OAK BROOK, Ill., Jan. 12 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Today via a live Webcast, McDonald's unveiled new, compelling advertising, athlete-themed packaging and the latest new...

2010-01-13 01:45 1365

Opening of First Football for Hope Centre Heralds a New Dawn for Khayelitsha

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, Dec. 7 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- The first Football for Hope Centre in Khayelitsha in the outskirts of Cape Town opened its doors today (5 December 2009). FIFA President Joseph S. Blatter was joined by Western Cape Premier Helen Zille, 2010 FIFA World Cup Organising Commi...

2009-12-07 07:52 921

Team Garmin-Slipstream Officially Re-named Team Garmin-Transitions With Addition of Transitions Optical as New Sponsor

Transitions Optical, world's leading manufacturer of adaptive eyewear, Partners with Leading Pro Tour Team Garmin - Slipstream NEUILLY-SUR-SEINE, France, Nov. 27 /PRNewswire-Asia/ -- Team Garmin-Slipstream, the elite American professional cycling team dedicated to ethical sporting and devel...

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