Sporting Events

Island a 'Paradise' for Outdoor Sports Enthusiasts

SHANGHAI, China, May 4, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The Tour of Chongming Island, a key race on the new UCI Women's World Tour calender will run fromMay 5 to 7. The Asian leg of the UCI Women's World Tour is once again bringing the world's best cyclists together to race across one ofShanghai's ecologica...

2017-05-04 16:43 1895

Jade Hameister Embarks on Her Next Quest - to Become the Youngest Woman in History to Cross the Greenland Polar Icecap

MELBOURNE, Australia, May 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/-- 15-year-old Australian schoolgirlJade Hameister is making history again as she attempts to become the youngest woman to complete the crossing of theGreenland polar icecap - the second chapter of her Polar Quest. Jade's appetite for a challenge was...

2017-05-02 20:00 1654

Wuzhen to Witness Epic Match as Google's AlphaGo Challenges World's Best Go Player

WUZHEN, China, May 2, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- China's historic water town Wuzhen is hosting the showdown of the year as Google's DeepMind unit AlphaGo challenges the world's No.1 Go player, 19-year-old Chinese playerKe Jie, in a three-game match during the Future of Go Summit fromMay 23 to 27.

2017-05-02 19:50 1815

American masters basketballer shoots sky high in quest to tick off bucket list

AUCKLAND, New Zealand, May 1, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- An American basketballer battling terminal cancer has managed to tick off a bucket-list wish while in Auckland competing in the World Masters Games 2017 – skydiving over Auckland from 16,500 feet.   Melanie Day was diagnosed with stage ...

2017-05-01 21:00 1586

"Marine Formula 1" Launched in Sailing City of Qingdao

-The Exciting 2017 Extreme Sailing Series™ Act 2 Qingdao "Mazarin Cup" Starts QINGDAO, China, April 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- On April 28, the 2017 Extreme Sailing Series™ Act 2 Qingdao "Mazarin Cup" opened inQingdao, China. As one of the only five events to be granted "Special Event Status" by W...

2017-04-28 21:00 2843

The 2017 Formula DRIFT Launches its Season with Nexen Tire as its Official Major Partner for the Second Consecutive Year

The company is expected to highlight its performance-driven technology and increase brand awareness inthe United States SEOUL, South Korea, April 28, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Nexen Tire, a leading global tire manufacturer, is continuing its second-year Official Major Partnership with Formula DRIFT,...

2017-04-28 13:16 3198

Chinese Sports Organizations Bring Chinese Running Culture to 2017 Boston Marathon

BOSTON, April 27, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Earlier this month, many large-scale Chinese sports organizations gathered at the John Hancock Sport & Fitness Expo 2017 to showcaseChina's running culture to the world at booth 1901. Held from April 14-17, the Expo is the official number pick-up for the B...

2017-04-27 18:00 1560

'Relieved' Wiesberger pips Fleetwood in playoff to win Shenzhen International

SHENZHEN, China, April 25, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Overnight leader Bernd Wiesberger ofAustria beat England's Tommy Fleetwood on the first playoff hole to win theUS$2.8 million Shenzhen International in China and secure his fourth European Tour title. Wiesberger, 31, led after the second and third ...

2017-04-25 12:13 905

Bubba Watson hopes heavier putter will produce fast start at Shenzhen International

SHENZHEN, China, April 19, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- A slimmed-down Bubba Watson is hoping a heavier putter can help his quest to win theUS$2.8 million Shenzhen International as the two-time Masters Tournament champion bids to secure his second European Tour title inChina. The popular American, who w...

2017-04-19 21:07 659

Thailand's TP12 Racing Team Ready to Roar in 2016 GT Asia Series

BANGKOK, Feb. 8, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Piti "Todd" Bhirombhakdi, driver and manager of the TP12 Racing Team is banking on building on success as the team launches into the 2016 GT Asia Series racing season to begin in May. TP12 drivers Piti “T...

2016-02-08 08:00 2658

SB20 Asian Grand Slam & Asia Pacific Championships 2016

SINGAPORE, Jan. 26, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The SB20 Asian Grand Slam and Asia Pacific Championships are to be held inSingapore, running from 28 - 31 January, 2016. This truly international event with competitors from over 10 countries  will be proudly hosted by ONE°15 Marina Club in Sentosa Cove. I...

2016-01-26 15:14 2473

NBA and FrieslandCampina Announce Multi-year Marketing Partnership Extension

HONG KONG and SINGAPORE, Jan. 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The National Basketball Association (NBA) and Royal FrieslandCampina (FrieslandCampina) -- one of the world's largest dairy companies, providing millions of children and families with valuable nutrition every day -- announced today a multi-ye...

2016-01-21 09:30 2306

Defending Champions Suzy Walsham and Christian Riedl Return to New York for 39th Annual Empire State Building Run-Up Presented by Marmot

NEW YORK, Jan. 19, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Empire State Realty Trust, Inc. (NYSE: ESRT) announced today that defending championsSuzy Walsham and Christian Riedl will return toNew York for the Empire State Building Run-Up Presented by Marmot onWednesday, February 3, 2016. By competing in the 39th an...

2016-01-19 23:51 2753

ORACLE TEAM USA Again Chooses TeXtreme(R) Technology as it Prepares to Defend its America's Cup Title

BORAS, Sweden, Jan. 18, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- ORACLE TEAM USA will continue its cooperation with TeXtreme® as the preferred supplier of carbon fiber materials used to produce composite parts for the team's catamarans. The team is preparing to defend its title in the 35th America's Cup in 2017, usi...

2016-01-18 10:00 2320

Hisense Signs As the 10th Global Partner for UEFA EURO 2016

BEIJING, Jan. 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- UEFA and Hisense Group are proud to announce that Chinese electronic giant Hisense has filled the last position to become a Global Partner of the UEFA European Championship 2016, the first-ever sponsorship deal with a Chinese company in the championship's 56...

2016-01-15 00:03 3941

George Pollington Launches Independent, Global Event Consultancy, RGE

SAN FRANCISCO, Jan. 13, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- George Pollington, one of the foremost experts in global sporting event operations and brand hospitality experiences, has launched a new, global event consultancy, RGE. With a focus on high-level consulting for major global events, RGE will partner wit...

2016-01-13 00:11 1906

Smartphone Manufacturer NUU Mobile Sponsors Minnesota Timberwolves

MINNEAPOLIS, Minn., Jan. 7, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- NUU Mobile is proud to announce sponsorship of the Minnesota Timberwolves beginning in the 2015-2016 season. Smartphone specialist NUU Mobile is venturing into the rarefied atmosphere of NBA s...

2016-01-07 15:34 2441

Xiamen to host first Ironman event in China

BEIJING, Dec. 28, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Wanda Sports Holdings Co. signed a cooperation agreement with the Xiamen Municipal Government onDecember 24. Under the agreement,Xiamen will become the first city to host Ironman events in China. Next November, World Triathlon Corporation's (WTC) flagship ev...

2015-12-28 08:54 2636

WTA Sees Audiences Grow by 25% as Global Interest in Women's Tennis Reaches All-Time High

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla., Dec. 17, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- The Women's Tennis Association (WTA) today announced key metrics from a 2015 audience report by SMG Insight, that show excitement around the competitive 2015 WTA season boosted overall viewership by 25% year-on-year, with 395 million cumulative ...

2015-12-17 00:58 2202

English Football Giant Arsenal FC to Head Down under in New Partnership with Sydney

SYNDEY, Dec. 9, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- **A video message from Arsenal coach Arsene Wenger as well as Arsenal and Sydney highlights is available for download at ** **Further images available to download here

2015-12-09 14:24 1958
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