Sporting Events

Two Hublot Ambassadors Make History With Golden Records at the Olympic Games in Rio

NYON, Switzerland, Aug. 25, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --  USAIN BOLT & JUSTIN ROSE  Multiple record-holder Usain Bolt entered the sports hall of fame with an illustrious performance in Rio. Three new gold medals; the first ever triple treble.Justin Rose recorded the first hole in one in the history...

2016-08-25 20:17 2376

NextVR and FOX Sports to Broadcast Bundesliga Opening Match Live in Virtual Reality

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif., Aug. 23, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Continuing its relationship with FOX Sports, NextVR, the global leader in live virtual reality broadcast technology, will present the opening match of the 2016/2017 Bundesliga season in live virtual reality. Kicking off the start of one ofEur...

2016-08-23 01:20 2405

2016 Summer Games: Comba Telecom Enables High Capacity, High Availability Wireless Network at Soccer Stadiums

HONG KONG, Aug. 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Comba Telecom Systems Holdings Limited ("Comba Telecom" or "the Group"), a global leading wireless solutions provider, is enabling mobile device users to enjoy a ubiquitous and high capacity wireless experience at the soccer stadiums hosting the 2016 Summer G...

2016-08-18 19:19 2410

Only 100 Days to go Until the #AbuDhabiGP - Don't Miss Out on Your Favourite Grandstand Experience

ABU DHABI, United Arab Emirates, Aug. 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- * Excitement builds for the season closer in Abu Dhabi as F1® returns from summer break on Sunday 26th August with the Belgian GP kicking off the final run of races * Countdown is well advanced as three-day West Grandstand ...

2016-08-18 15:45 1821

International Martial Arts Event to Kick Off in September

CHEONGJU, South Korea, Aug. 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- An international martial arts competition will kick off in centralSouth Korea early next month, bringing together some 2,000 fighters and officials from across the world,2016 Cheongju World Martial Arts Masterships Organizing Committee said Wed...

2016-08-18 08:55 1883

Nuctech Security Scanners Run Smoothly as the 2016 Rio Olympics Unfolds

RIO DE JANEIRO, Aug. 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Nuctech's careful preparation and back-up solutions have helped ease the intense security workload during the 2016 Rio Olympics inBrazil. In the opening ceremony alone, over 80 Nuctech security scanners were put into use in and around the city's landm...

2016-08-17 19:30 2051

International Leisure Sports Festival Helps Catapult Chuncheon Into Tourism, Leisure Mecca

CHUNCHEON, South Korea, Aug. 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The mayor of Chuncheon expressed hope on last Friday that hosting an international leisure sports festival will help catapult the city into the position of a mecca of tourism and leisure activities for domestic and foreign visitors.

2016-08-17 16:02 2021

International Leisure Sports Festival Held in Chuncheon, South Korea

CHUNCHEON, South Korea, Aug. 17, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- An international leisure sports festival kicked off in Chuncheon, South Korea last Friday with new competitions and various programs for visitors, organizers said. International Leisure Sp...

2016-08-17 10:03 2212

Frost the Trail 2016 raises S$120,000 for charity with more than 600 runners from the corporate community

SINGAPORE, Aug. 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Over the weekend, the corporate community inSingapore gathered and ran for a good cause, raising S$120,000 for Peace Connect and Bright Hill Evergreen Home. This is the 11th edition of the annual Frost & Sullivan Corporate Challenge inSingapore.

2016-08-15 16:51 1633

NextVR Targets International Growth and Global Partnerships with $80 Million Series B Funding Round

LAGUNA BEACH, Calif., Aug. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- NextVR , the leader in live virtual reality broadcast technology, announced a significant funding milestone, raising$80 million in a Series B round to help the company expand its global footprint. The majority of fundin...

2016-08-09 20:35 2329

China Poker Games (CPG) Announces 2016 Dates

SANYA, China, Aug. 9, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The 4th China Poker Games (CPG), China's biggest and most prestigious poker tournament series, opens on Thursday August 25, 2016 at Howard Johnson Resort Sanya Bay. The previous CPG event  

2016-08-09 19:43 2404

2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: Latest-generation BEREG KIT Anti-doping Bottles Delivered to Rio Olympics Organizers

ZURICH, Aug. 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The organizers of the 2016 Summer Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil have  taken delivery of the latest generation of BEREG KIT anti-doping bottles from  Berlinger Special AG ofSwitzerland. This latest version of thesespecial  bottles, which are used to...

2016-08-03 22:10 1437

Ping An WiFi Launches Specialized Volunteering Service for Chinese Visitors of the Rio Games

RIO DE JANEIRO, Brazil, Aug. 3, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- China Ping An has launched its "Olympics Specialized Cellular Data" service for Chinese visitors of the 2016 Rio Olympic and Paralympic Games, offering affordable Wi-Fi access for travelers. The company has also announced its "big volume shari...

2016-08-03 18:00 1725

Let the Games Begin! First Olympic Horses Arrive in Rio de Janeiro!

LAUSANNE, Switzerland, Aug. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- It's not just the human athletes that are flying intoBrazil for Rio 2016. The first Olympic horses have now arrived at the Olympic Equestrian Centre in Deodoro, touching down at Rio de Janeiro Galeao International Airport just before midnight af...

2016-08-01 09:14 2301

Asia Pacific's Largest Entertainment Industry Festival "All That Matters" Moves to Marina Bay Sands

HONG KONG, Aug. 1, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Highlights: * Twice winner of the Singapore Experience Awards' Trade Event of the Year, All That Matters hosts a week-long festival convening the music, sport, and digital entertainment industries at the iconicMarina Bay Sands, Asia's leading entertain...

2016-08-01 08:00 1857

Today Is Last Day for 20 Per Cent Discounts for #AbuDhabiGP Tickets

ABU DHABI, UAE, July 31, 2016 /PRNewswire/ --  * People urged to hurry as offer to buy tickets at 20 per cent off standard prices ends at midnight tonight  * Strongest sales to date mean that many ticket packages are now sold out, with tickets for all categories in high demand  Organisers of ...

2016-07-31 08:00 1919

How Do Horses Get to the Rio Olympic Games?

LAUSANNE, Switzerland, July 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- By plane of course! The first group of Olympic horses departed from London Stansted Airport (GBR) today (29 July) on a special cargo plane bound for Rio 2016, marking the start of the Olympic dream for the world's best equine athletes.      ...

2016-07-30 02:50 2014

Giti Lands in Thailand with a Soft Brand Launch alongside Asia's Favourite Motorsport Athletes

BURIRAM, Thailand, July 30, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Giti, a global tyre brand, held a soft launch at Chang International Circuiton July 24, 2016 by taking fans on a drifting experience withLeona Chin and Sam Young, two popular Asian motorsport athletes.

2016-07-30 00:25 2356

Nuctech Finalizes Security Measures for 2016 Rio Olympics Ahead of Next Week's Site-Clearing

RIO DE JANEIRO, July 29, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Over 250 Nuctech security scanners have been installed by the end of this week ahead of the upcoming 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games inRio de Janeiro, Brazil. The scanners will be responsible for 90 percent of security checks at the Rio Games and ac...

2016-07-29 20:00 2781

2016 WTA Elite Trophy Zhuhai First Tickets on Sale

ZHUHAI, China, July 28, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Organized by Zhuhai Huafa Group, the second edition of the WTA Elite Trophy Zhuhai(WETZ), the year-end elite tennis event consisting of many of the top female players in the world, launched preliminary ticket sales today offering spectators the opportu...

2016-07-28 18:05 1862