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China's esports grows from newbie to big player

BEIJING, Nov. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- A news report by China.org.cn on China's esports market:   Chinese esports team Invictus Gaming (IG) recently won an international championship - creating a stir online. The hot debate it provoked on social media platforms was like the excitement ...

2018-11-15 22:00 368

TIAS, Japan, Announces Admission Guidelines for Master's Programme in Sport and Olympic Studies

TSUKUBA, Japan, Nov. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Tsukuba International Academy for Sport Studies (TIAS), founded as part of the Sport for Tomorrow programme, introduced by the Government ofJapan to promote the Olympic and Paralympic movements, has announced admission guidelines for the 5th batch of ...

2018-11-15 13:00 277

Stephon Marbury set to receive AmCham China Pioneer Award

BEIJING, Nov. 13, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- AmCham China is proud to announce that basketball starStephon Marbury is the winner of this year's Pioneer Award, which recognizes those who have made significant contributions to the US-China relationship. Marbury has embodied those principles since arrivin...

2018-11-13 21:47 270

500.com Limited Announces Unaudited Financial Results for the Third Quarter Ended September 30, 2018

SHENZHEN, China, Nov. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- 500.com Limited (NYSE: WBAI) ("500.com" or the "Company"), a leading online sports lottery service provider inChina, today reported its unaudited financial results for the third quarter endedSeptember 30, 2018. Physical Sales Channels of Sports Lotte...

2018-11-07 05:00 531

500.com Limited to Postpone Release of its Third Quarter 2018 Financial Results due to Technical Difficulties

SHENZHEN, China, Nov. 6, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- 500.com Limited (NYSE: WBAI) ("500.com" or the "Company"), a leading online sports lottery service provider inChina, today announced that it is postponing the release of its third quarter 2018 financial results due to technical difficulties. The Compa...

2018-11-06 21:55 484

500.com Limited to Report Third Quarter 2018 Financial Results on November 6, 2018

SHENZHEN, China, Nov. 1, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- 500.com Limited (NYSE: WBAI) ("500.com" or the "Company"), a leading online sports lottery service provider inChina, today announced that it will release its financial results for the third quarter endedSeptember 30, 2018 before the open of U.S. marke...

2018-11-01 16:00 301

2018 China Open Curling ends successfully with Russia taking home both men and women's championships

CHONGQING, China, Oct. 26, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- After fierce competition in 64 gamesover 8 days, the 2018 China Open Curling ended successfully on October 22 at Huaxi Sports Center inChongqing, China. Both men and women's teams contributed world-class performance in the finalswith both being sett...

2018-10-26 23:54 357

Studio City Ignites Macau With Elekron

MACAU, Oct. 18, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Following the phenomenal success of City of Dreams' The House of Dancing Water, Studio City -- another flagship resort owned and operated by Melco Resorts & Entertainment -- is raising the bar in live entertainment with the world's first action-packed, all-ele...

2018-10-18 19:02 412

Harrow Beijing and Anmin Schools to Nurture Future Talent with New Football Initiative

BEIJING, Oct. 16, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Harrow Beijing, an affiliation of Harrow School London (est. 1572), announced a new joint initiative for the cultivation of talent through footballing culture at a ceremony: strengthening their partnership withAnmin Schools and underlining their commitment t...

2018-10-16 17:10 296

NBA All Star Gordon Hayward Signs Offer Sheet with Top Chinese Sport Brand ANTA

XIAMEN, China, Oct. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Chinese sports brand ANTA announces thatGordon Hayward, the Boston Celtics' small forward, has officially signed an offer sheet with the company. He will joinKlay Thompson and Rajon Rondo as members of ANTA's NBA roster.

2018-10-16 11:13 347

Global technology elites focus on new development opportunity for "technology + mountain tourism"

GUIYANG, China, Oct. 15, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- On 13 October, the 2018 Annual Conference of International Mountain Tourism Alliance (IMTA) opened at the Guiyang International Eco-Conference Center. With the theme "New era of science and technology: new opportunities for the innovation and developm...

2018-10-15 16:09 1620

Sogou Provides AI-powered Machine Simultaneous Translation at China Open Tennis Championship

BEIJING, Oct. 12, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Sogou Inc. (NYSE: SOGO) ("Sogou" or "the Company"), an innovator in search and a leader inChina's internet industry, today announced that the Company's AI-powered machine simultaneous interpretation technology was successfully used to provide bilingual inte...

2018-10-12 21:15 500

Australian Open Partners with Luzhou Laojiao

SHANGHAI, Oct. 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Australian Open has landed a significant partnership deal with leading Chinese Baijiu brand Luzhou Laojiao in the largest Chinese sponsorship deal in the history of the tournament.

2018-10-11 15:56 285

Anil Kumble's Microsoft AI-enabled Power Bat partners with Star India to revolutionize cricketing experience for players and fans

Microsoft, Star India and Anil Kumble redefine fan engagement with real-time Power Speks MUMBAI, India, Oct. 11, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Microsoft Corp. and Anil Kumble's technology startup, Spektacom Technologies, with support from broadcast partner Star India, came together on Thursday to announc...

2018-10-11 15:00 614

X Financial and NBA China Announce Multi-Year Marketing Partnership

SHENZHEN, China, Oct. 9, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- X Financial and NBA China announced today amulti-year marketing partnership that makes the company an official marketing partner of NBA China. X Financial is a leading technology-driven personal finance company inChina, and it is NBA China's first ti...

2018-10-09 18:09 367

The Press Conference for the 2018 China Sports Culture Expo and China Sports Tourism Expo was Held in Guangzhou

GUANGZHOU, China, Oct. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Press Conference for the 2018 China Sports Culture Expo and China Sports Tourism Expo, organized by Guangzhou Municipal Government, Sports Culture Development Center of General Administration of Sport ofChina and IDG China, was held in Guangzhou ...

2018-10-09 09:53 750

Cloud9 and Fnatic Enter "RoS Global Series" League in North America and South East Asia

BEIJING, Oct. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- FunEase, a joint venture between FunPlus and NetEase, today announced that Cloud9 and Fnatic will officially enter the next stage of "Rules of Survival Global Series" with dedicated teams competing in the North American "Fox Plain" & "Starless Depot" and Sout...

2018-10-08 18:54 407

Central Metropolis of Wuhan Holds Automobile and Motorcycle Sports Convention

WUHAN, China, Oct. 8, 2018 /PRNewswire/ --  Fancy motorcycles and monster trucks were performing acrobatics at the opening ceremony of the first motor sports convention on the night ofOct. 2 in the development zone in Wuhan, capital of centralChina's Hubei Province, according to the Publicity Dep...

2018-10-08 15:21 422

Tsukuba University Welcomes New Intake to International Sport Programme

-Japan Fosters Next Generation of Global Sport Leadership Ahead of Tokyo 2020- TSUKUBA, Japan, Oct. 5, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- September 28 saw the University of Tsukuba host a ceremony to welcome the new intake of students on the 4th Master's Programme in Sport and Olympic Studies, operated since 2...

2018-10-05 13:00 357

FPT was awarded the world record for "Connecting Journey" of 3,000 employees running across Vietnam in 31 days.

HANOI, Vietnam, Sept. 30, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- "Connecting Journey" is a cross-country relay race with the participation of 3,000 FPT members lasting 31 days to celebrate 30 years of establishment of FPT. The journey represents the pioneering spirit to overcome new limits and challenges that has ...

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