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Last Call ... For Votes! -- More than 50,000 Beer Lovers Have Cast Their Vote for The Four Points by Sheraton First Ever Best Brews Intern

From Africa to Asia Ale Aficionados are Voting Around the World for their Favorite Candidate SINGAPORE, June 10 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Primaries and Super delegates are taking a back seat for sud sippers around the globe as the end of voting for the Four Points by Sheraton Best Brews Intern d...

2008-06-10 09:00 1226

ATP and Sony Ericsson WTA Tour Launch Donation Programs Benefitting China

Monetary Donations Collected from the Two Tours And Tournaments Along with Proceeds from Player Memorabilia Auction to Support Relief Efforts PARIS, June 5 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The Sony Ericsson WTA Tour and ATP are combining forces to assist in relief efforts benefitting victims of the r...

2008-06-05 11:37 878

Asian Formula International Open Competition for 2008's Malaysia Leg Rings Down the Curtain

BEIJING, May 12 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- NARCAR International Racing Development Co., LTD ("NARCAR"), a sports event operator in China, announced that at 15:30, May 11, 2008, in Sepang Circuit, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, Asian Formula International Open Competition ended its Malaysia round of racing,...

2008-05-12 17:14 920

Melco China Resorts Announces Launch of China's First World-Class Ski and Leisure Resorts

Melco China Resorts owns largest ski portfolio in China, creating exceptional destination resorts and luxurious homes BEIJING, April 30 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Melco China Resorts (“MCR”), an associate of Melco International Development Limited (“Melco”) (HKSE: 0200) today topped out...

2008-04-30 19:34 1242

Hank Haney International Junior Golf Academy Opens California Campus

HILTON HEAD, S.C., April 4, 2008 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Asian junior golfers now have a new opportunity to improve their games and increase their exposure to U.S. colleges at Hank Haney International Junior Golf Academy with its planned opening of a second campus on the U.S. West Coast this fall...

2008-04-04 10:00 864

Fila UK Announces Five Year Partnership with The Championships, Wimbledon

SHANGHAI, March 24 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Italian sportswear brand Fila is to be the new official footwear licensee to The Championships, Wimbledon. The five-year contract will see Fila provide a range of dual branded performance tennis and leisure footwear styles, until 2012. The partner...

2008-03-24 08:00 836

New Balance Launches ‘LOVE/hate. this is the new balance’Global Brand Campaign

Campaign Captures Athletes’ Love/Hate Relationship With Running and Brand’s Promise to Increase the Love BOSTON, March 24 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Global athletic leader New Balance debuts a new brand campaign on March 27, 2008 that highlights running as fundamental to all sport and spotlights...

2008-03-24 12:01 1014

New Era Cap Announces Three-Year Licensing Agreement With Korean Baseball Organization

New Deal Authorizes New Era to Make Caps For all Eight KBO Teams BUFFALO, N.Y., March 21 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- New Era Cap Co., Inc., the leading headwear designer and manufacturer, announced today a three-year licensing agreement with the Korean Baseball Organization (KBO) with the Lotte Gi...

2008-03-21 05:05 1027

Virtual Golf Course Conquers the World

- Dutch Companies Make World's Largest Indoor Golf Centre Possible ZALTBOMMEL, Netherlands, March 5 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- By building the world's largest indoor golf centre in The Netherlands, golf simulator manufacturer ProTee United (http://www.protee-united.com) and makers of synthetic gr...

2008-03-05 09:00 839

Athens Will Host the 2011 Special Olympics World Summer Games

Officials Sign the Memorandum of Agreement and Unveil 2011 World Games Logo ATHENS, Greece, Feb. 15 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Today, at a glorious event held at the Athens Concert Hall, it was made official that Athens, Greece, will host the 2011 Special Olympics World Summer Games, which will t...

2008-02-15 02:59 1186

Spyder Active Sports Acquires Cloudveil Mountain Works

BOULDER, Colo. and JACKSON HOLE, Wyo., Feb. 6 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- Ski and performance apparel leader Spyder Active Sports, Inc. announced its acquisition of Cloudveil Mountain Works, Inc, producers of innovative technical outdoor and mountaineering apparel. Terms of the agreement were not di...

2008-02-06 11:52 952

Ctrip.com International, Ltd. To Report Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2007 Financial Results on February 27, 2008 US Time

SHANGHAI, China, Jan. 29 /Xinhua-PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Ctrip.com International, Ltd. (Nasdaq: CTRP), a leading travel service provider of hotel accommodations, airline tickets and packaged tours in China, will announce its fourth quarter and full year 2007 results on Wednesday, February 27,...

2008-01-29 18:00 766

The Drive of Your Life: 2nd Annual Great American Run; Potential Cash Prize of One Million Dollars

INDIANAPOLIS, Jan. 24 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The infamous Great American Run road rally is scheduled to set the USA ablaze when it departs Los Angeles, California on September 7, 2008. The event will conclude with a celebratory final night party in Los Angeles on September 12th. “This is...

2008-01-24 14:13 1005

KongZhong Corporation Launches the Official Mobile Website for Chinese Basketball Association Men's Professional League

Kong.net Becomes One-stop Mobile Portal for Basketball Fans in Mainland China BEIJING, Jan. 14 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- KongZhong Corporation (Nasdaq: KONG) and Infront, the exclusive commercial partner to the Chinese Basketball Association ("CBA"), jointly announced today a multi-year co...

2008-01-14 21:00 886

K-Swiss Signs Tennis Star Tommy Haas

WESTLAKE VILLAGE, Calif., Dec. 18 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- K-Swiss inked an endorsement deal with internationally acclaimed tennis player, Tommy Haas. The German-born player has over 11 career ATP titles with a career high ranking of #2 in the world. Tommy has been a fixture at the top of the ATP...

2007-12-18 00:17 1733

IPICO Sports Signs Letter of Understanding with Lynx System Developers

Companies will integrate and co-market joint solutions globally PEORIA, Ill., Dec. 13 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- IPICO Sports has completed an agreement with Lynx System Developers to provide integrated Radio Frequency Identification and Digital Data Capture solutions to the global market...

2007-12-13 21:00 1003

AGF's Zhuhai Station Successfully Comes to a Close

Race Cars Economic Platform Formed ZHUHAI, Nov. 14 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- On November 11th, 2007 AGF Asian Formula International Open Competition Zhuhai station successfully came to a close. After intense competition, Daiwei, Hu An Zhu and Zhi Qiang Zhang respectively won the honor of champ...

2007-11-14 08:00 938

MasterCard Commits to Grassroots Football Ahead of Olympics

BEIJING, Nov. 8 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- MasterCard Worldwide has today announced its further commitment to grassroots sports in China with the extension of its sponsorship agreement with China ClubFootball, China's first independent grassroots football network. (Photo: http://www.prnasia...

2007-11-08 14:14 1038

China Open Advances to Become One of the World's Top Tennis Tournaments

BEIJING, Nov. 6 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- An official press conference for the China Open 2007 was held on Nov. 5, 2007 at the Beijing Shangri-la Hotel. The conference was held to celebrate the upgrading of China Open tournament into the ATP 500 Series. Earlier this year, the WTA event of the...

2007-11-06 22:05 986

ISPA Issues Immediate Recall of 2007 Global Consumer Studies

LEXINGTON, Ky., Nov. 6 /Xinhua-PRNewswire/ -- The International SPA Association Monday issued a recall of its 2007 Global Consumer Studies conducted by a major outside research firm, citing a number of statistical and analytical errors associated with the research. This recall includes all infor...

2007-11-06 08:02 943