Sporting Events

HNA Group Begins First Year as Title Sponsor of HNA Open de France

Tournament to Run from 29 June to 2 July at Le Golf National PARIS, June 29, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- HNA Group, a global Fortune 500 company focused on tourism, logistics, and financial services, today announced the start of the HNA Open de France.  The opening marks the first year that HNA Group i...

2017-06-29 14:00 1696

"The Two Han Dynasties and the Three Kingdoms-Ancient Roads of Qin and Shu" Orienteering Sports (Deyang) City Invitational Inaugurated

DEYANG, China, June 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- On the morning of June 10, 2017, "The Two Han Dynasties and the Three Kingdoms-Ancient Roads of Qin and Shu" Orienteering Sports (Deyang) City Invitational 2017 was inaugurated at Wudinggu Square in Baimaguan, Luojiang County,Sichuan province, China. J...

2017-06-13 15:44 1364

2017 Lanzhou International Marathon closes on June 11

LANZHOU, China, June 13, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The 2017 Lanzhou International Marathon kicked off in Gansu International Exhibition Center at 7:30 onJune 11. Over 40,413 runners from 32 countries and regions, includingChina, Kenya, Ethiopia and France, participated in the event. Finally, Ethiop...

2017-06-13 15:07 1354

The "Bank of Lanzhou Cup" Lanzhou International Marathon 2017 to kick off on June 11

LANZHOU,China, June 9, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The "Bank of Lanzhou Cup" Lanzhou International Marathon 2017 will kick off inLanzhou, Gansu Province, China on June 11. Over 40,000 runners from 32 countries and regions signed up for the event. It is the first time the final list of participants for t...

2017-06-10 01:57 5124

The International Marathon Becomes the Sports Festival of Changchun

CHANGCHUN, China, May 23, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Marathon fired the first shot atChangchun, Jilin Province on 8 o'clock on May 21st and 30000 competitors, who come from all the regions ofChina and other 21 countries or regions such asUnited States, Britain, Canada, Japan, Australi...

2017-05-23 17:02 1224

Peak Supports Xiutao XU to Finish His First 24-Hour Continual Running Extreme Public Challenge

XI'AN, China, May 18, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- With extremely tired legs, Xiutao Xu bent and held the record machine with hands and kissed it, the final time was set at 24 hours, total distance at 159.6 kms. This scene may be seen and such genuine feeling shown only in the Olympic Games, when athle...

2017-05-18 15:33 1738

Changchun Takes Lead as Sports City in China

CHANGCHUN, China, May 16, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 30,000 players will take part in the Changchun International Marathon on the upcoming Sunday, witnessing the capital city ofJilin province "running" as a sports city in northeasternChina. The marathon has six events, including marathon, h...

2017-05-16 17:19 1318

Japan's Women's National Blind Football Team Sponsored by Tanaka Kikinzoku Group Wins First International Competition

TOKYO, May 15, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Tanaka Holdings Co., Ltd., the Tanaka Kikinzoku group's holding company headquartered inTokyo, is sponsoring Japan's women's national blind football team as part of support it has extended to the Japan Blind Football Association (hereinafter JBFA) since this pa...

2017-05-15 14:00 1830

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 1946

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 1765

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 1899

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 1635

"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 2926

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 3265

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 1651

'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 12:13 946

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 21:07 699

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 2748

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 2561

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 2411
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