Sporting Events

Fourth "1000 km Relay to Tokyo" Set for July 24-Aug. 7: 15-day Relay from Aomori to Tokyo in Support of Areas Affected by 2011 Great East Japan Earthquake

TOKYO, May 11, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- - Olympic Gold Medalist Naoko Takahashi, Other Athletes to Take Part as "Ambassadors" - The fourth "1000 km Relay to Tokyo" will take place over 15 days from July 24 (Sunday) toAugust 7 (Sunday) as an event organized by the Tokyo Metropolitan Government and ...

2016-05-11 13:00 1814

The Sport Of The Future Takes Off: Mountain Dew(R) Partners With DR1 Racing

PURCHASE, New York, May 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- With the drone industry charged, Mountain Dew® and DR1 Racing, a newly formed drone racing series, announced a global partnership -- the first branded partnership for the drone racing industry. A champion of action sports for more than 20 years...

2016-05-10 20:00 2130

"NO LIMITS SPECIAL GINZA & TOKYO" Event Held for Firsthand Experience in Appeal of Paralympic Games!

TOKYO, May 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Tokyo Metropolitan Government organized a special event in Ginza to promote the appeal of the Paralympic Games. (Photo1:

2016-05-10 16:30 1754

Fischer: For the first time, a drone delivers the ball to the field at a soccer game

SAO PAULO, May 10, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- For the first time in the world, the ball for a soccer game was delivered to the field by a drone at an official FIFA game. The action was conceived by the Fischer agency for its client, the Federacao Paulista de Futebol ('Paulista Soccer Federation'), and t...

2016-05-10 07:51 1733

Senoh Corporation Signs Official Volleyball Supplier/Sponsor Contract with Asian Volleyball Confederation, Contributing to Development of Asian Volleyball Community

MATSUDO, Japan, May 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Senoh Corporation, an official equipment supplier to international sport organizations such as FIVB and FIBA, has signed an agreement as an Official Volleyball Supplier/Sponsor with the Asian Volleyball Confederation (AVC), which is based inBangkok, Tha...

2016-05-09 15:00 1858

Marriott International Hosts 2016 Charity Golf Tournament to Support Children's Education in China

SHANGHAI, May 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- In line with Marriott International's Spirit to Serve community campaign, cluster hotels in East China today hosted the highly anticipated 2016 Marriott East China Charity Golf Tournament. All proceeds will be donated to Marriott International's charity partn...

2016-05-06 11:00 3659

Rihanna to Headline Sunday's Yasalam After-race Concerts at the 2016 Formula 1 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, May 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- UK electronic duo The Chemical Brothers take the Friday night slot with more artists still to be announced Yas Marina Circuit and FLASH Entertainment yesterday jointly revealed part of the international headline artists for this year's...

2016-05-04 22:59 2357

Tour Dates Announced for Arsenal FC Visit to Sydney

SYDNEY, April 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Arsenal football fans can begin planning their trip toSydney and NSW, with the team announcing the match dates for their two-game tour in 2017. The Gunners will play Sydney FC on Thursday13 July 2017, and the Western Sydney Wanderers on Saturday15 July 2017....

2016-04-30 14:00 2775

UEFA and Pepsi® Bring First-Ever Epic Live Music to UEFA Champions League Final

LONDON, and PURCHASE, N.Y., April 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- UEFA and Pepsi® are excited to announce that for the first time ever, the UEFA Champions League Final will feature a global live music headline performance as part of the opening ceremony pageantry. Taking place onMay 28th at Stadio Giuse...

2016-04-27 16:00 2033

Visa Brings Digital Payments to Rio 2016 Olympic Games as 1.2 Million Travelers Are Expected In Brazil

SAN FRANCISCO, April 27, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Visa (NYSE: V) today celebrated the 100 day milestone to the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. In its 30th year as the exclusive payment provider of the Olympic Games, Visa is creating and managing the entire payment system infrastructure and network throughout...

2016-04-27 12:31 2546

Nexen Tire Officially Sponsors Ice Hockey Team, BK Mlada Boleslav of the Czech Extraliga; Finished the Season with the Best Record in Club History

SEOUL, South Korea, April 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Nexen Tire, a leading global tire manufacturer, is proud to announce that its sponsored team, BK Mlada Boleslav of the Czech Extraliga, has finished its best season in club history and advanced to the semifinals of post season play. The Extralig...

2016-04-26 16:00 1873

Stathis Enterprises and the World Chariot Racing Federation are launching the Pre-Olympic "Road to Rio" at the International Polo Club at Wellington, FL

WELLINGTON, Fl., April 22, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Stathis Enterprises and the World Chariot Racing Federation (WCRF) will be launching a Pre-Olympic "Road to Rio" VIP partySunday, April 24th at the International Polo Club. World Chariot Racing ...

2016-04-22 13:26 2316

Manchester United Stars Take on the Swissquote Forex Four Challenge

MANCHESTER, United Kingdom, April 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Manchester United midfielder and Vice-captainMichael Carrick put his renowned passing skills to the test this week as he took part in the Swissquote Forex Four challenge. For the full multimedia release, click here:

2016-04-21 09:00 201

Chinese Sportswear Manufacturer Peak Holds New Olympic Product Presentation in Slovenia

LJUBLJANA, Slovenia, April 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Slovenian Olympic Committee gave a presentation inSlovenia's capital, Ljubljana, on April 15th, on the garments to be worn by Slovenian athletes who plan to compete in the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games. The selected garments are produced...

2016-04-18 16:30 2621

Turn Your Workout Into a Charitable Donation

HONG KONG, April 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Kinnet, a wellness centre dedicated to active ageing, is hosting a unique charity event throughout May which entitled the 'Off Peak Pink Walk,' will raise awareness of breast cancer. Throughout the month of May, interested participants can pledge a mi...

2016-04-18 15:15 2410

Gazprom International FOOTBALL FOR FRIENDSHIP Programme Wins in the 2016 Gold Quill Awards

MOSCOW, April 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Children's Social FOOTBALL FOR FRIENDSHIP programme, implemented by company Gazprom, is announced a winner at the International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) 2016 Gold Quill Awards in the Corporate Social Responsibility categ...

2016-04-18 08:30 2222

Watch VIVO Indian Premier League (IPL) T20 Cricket 2016 Live in Over 133 Countries on

CHENNAI, India, April 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Followon Interactive, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Global Sports Commerce, a pioneer in digitizing global sports content, including live scores, commentary, live video streaming, video on demand and more, is proud to be the Official ...

2016-04-07 18:34 3941

Large-scale Osaka Citizens' Marathon to Accept Entry Applications from April 8

OSAKA, Japan, April 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Osaka Marathon's organizing committee announced onApril 6 that it will start accepting applications at 10 a.m. on April 8, for running in the 6th Osaka Marathon scheduled for Sunday, October 30, 2016. The Osaka Marathon is the largest of that kind...

2016-04-06 13:00 2237

Manny Pacquiao And Privi Launch Global Fan Club Before April 9th Bout In Las Vegas

LAS VEGAS, April 6, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- International boxing superstar Manny Pacquiao announced today he has teamed up with global text marketing service Privi to launch "Team Pacquiao," a fan club that will serve to support the legendary prizefighter's charitable foundation. Members will hav...

2016-04-06 02:04 4572

Marriott Rewards Members Get More at Hong Kong's Largest Sporting Event HKSEVENS Rugby Week 2016

HONG KONG, March 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Marriott Rewards, Marriott International's award-winning loyalty program, is proud to announce its inaugural sponsorship of the HKSEVENS Rugby Week 2016 -- the world's premier event of its kind. With an exciting roster of music, family entertainment and ...

2016-03-29 16:52 3084
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