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MTS boost Export Business: Patrick Rottensteiner joins the team

Patrick Rottensteiner, new MTS export manager with immediate effect. As the responsible person for the European market he is giving prominence to the support of existing customers and partners as well as the active acquisition of new customers. Rottensteiner comes from Binda Deutschland GmbH, watch producer and licencee. As a brand manager he was responsible the Ducati watches. At O`Neill he gained important market experience in the sporting goods industry.
12-03-2009 | Sports
Revolution Racing

Freightliner Joins Revolution Racing for 2010 Season

MOORESVILLE, N.C. (Nov. 30, 2009) – Freightliner Trucks, the leading heavy-duty truck manufacturer in North America, has teamed up with Revolution Racing as an official partner for the 2010 season. Revolution Racing, owned by Max Siegel and John Story, operates four NASCAR Camping World Series East teams and six NASCAR Whelen All-American Series Late Model teams in an academy-style development program for NASCAR’s Drive for Diversity initiative. Freightliner will debut with Revolution
11-30-2009 | Sports
Move Productions

The BiG Trick 5 international on Dec. 12th in Cologne, Germany with more than 30 …

The BiG Trick 5 with an international Top-Cast will take place on Dec. 12th in Cologne´s No1 Eventlocation “Wassermannhalle” located directly next to famous EnergyDome! More than 30 (!) Tricking-Athletes from all over the world will take part in this spectacular event not only to show their outstanding skills, but also to present the beauty and aesthetic of this breathtaking new trendsport to a widespread audience. Move Productions, Germany´s leading Agency for

Countdown to the World Cup: Final Draw on Friday

There are just four days to go to the final team draw for the Football World Cup in South Africa and the countdown is on for an estimated 500 000 fans worldwide for tickets, flights and accommodation. On December 4 we'll know when, where and against which teams the footballers will play in the preliminaries. "The logistics for this World Cup are enormously complicated - not only for the

German Horse Center continues to grow

As the end of the year approaches, German Horse Center has established partnerships with two further stables: Stall Luther for show jumping horses and Ausbildungsstall Nielsen for dressage horses. With their high quality standards for stable management and training of the horses on sale, both these vendors fit perfectly with the German Horse Center concept. About Stall Luther National and international show jumping riders and horses have been trained up to the

Third Annual Wine Tasting Gala was a Win for the Jarvis Green Foundation

PROVIDENCE, RI – November 6th, 2009, The Jarvis Green Foundation’s Third Annual Wine Tasting Gala, which benefits single mothers to two or more children in disadvantaged areas, saw an impressive turnout. Approximately 300 people filed into the Rhode Island Convention center that night to dine on gourmet food, sip fine wines and bid on items at a silent auction. As a result, approximately $30,000 will go to improving the lives
11-18-2009 | Sports
Gleistein Ropes

Gleistein Ropes announces line-up extension with latest Dyneema® SK90 fibres at …

Higher modulus and greater strength – yet as light as ever Bremen, 17 November 2009 - Significantly augmenting performance while keeping weight at an absolute minimum, the latest enhancements to the Gleistein Ropes product line are set to get the hearts and minds of all serious yachting enthusiasts racing. Henceforth, the series DynaOne HS, DynaOne, RunnerTwin TEC50 / PBO50 / VEC50 and MegaTwin T4 will be supplemented with rope types featuring
11-16-2009 | Sports
Daktronics Inc.

Orlando’s New Amway Center to Feature Daktronics Integrated Super System

BROOKINGS, S.D. – Nov. 11, 2009 – Daktronics Inc. (Nasdaq-DAKT), in conjunction with the Orlando Magic and the City of Orlando, announced today that it will provide an integrated scoring, video and advertising display system for the new Amway Center scheduled to open in Orlando in the fall of 2010. Installation of the first displays of the multi-million dollar system will begin in early 2010. “The new venue will be
11-09-2009 | Sports
Daktronics Inc.

UCLA's New Spieker Aquatics Center Acquires Daktronics Integrated System

Coaches, student-athletes and a capacity crowd of fans were in attendance for the first official athletic event at the new Spieker Aquatics Center at the University of California–Los Angeles. They were treated to not only a new state-of-the-art home for their aquatics sports, but also a complete scoring, timing and video system designed, manufactured and installed by Daktronics Inc. (Nasdaq-DAKT) of Brookings, S.D. for swimming, diving and water polo. “We
11-06-2009 | Sports
Daktronics Inc.

Eastern Michigan Upgrades Stadium with Daktronics Displays

Brookings, S.D., announced that it has designed, manufactured and installed a new video, scoring and sound system on the campus of Eastern Michigan University in Ypsilanti, Mich. Since the start of this season, football fans at Rynearson Stadium have enjoyed an improved experience thanks to a new Daktronics light emitting diode (LED) video display, custom scoreboard and a Sportsound® 2000HD sound system. "This new scoreboard demonstrates the commitment Eastern Michigan
11-04-2009 | Sports
Daktronics Inc.

Maine Red Claws to Install Daktronics Integrated End Wall Scoring System

BROOKINGS, S.D. – Nov. 3, 2009 – Earlier this year, the NBA Development League approved a new expansion franchise for Portland, Maine. The Maine Red Claws will open their first season with a new light emitting diode (LED) integrated end wall scoring system designed, manufactured and installed by Daktronics Inc. (Nasdaq-DAKT) of Brookings, S.D. Scheduled to be installed at the Portland Expo Building the second week of November, the new

Columbia Sports Teams Gear Up for Busy Season

Columbia International College’s sports season has kicked off to a great start. According to the Athletics Department, this is the busiest time of the semester for intramural and extramural programs. With a wide range of activities going on at Columbia, students are engaged in healthy and active lifestyles. Table Tennis Highlights Table Tennis Tournament saw a large turnout, with 16 students contending for the top three positions. Winners will be awarded
10-30-2009 | Sports
Daktronics Inc

Daktronics Sponsor and LED Screen Provider for the British Gas Duel in the Pool

The famed Duel in the Pool will feature two Daktronics (Nasdaq-DAKT) portable LED video screens. “The concept of a USA versus a European Select team was first raised during the World Championships in 2005, stated British Swimming Chief Executive David Sparkes. “With regular dialogue, a real willingness on both sides and with the support of British Gas, Speedo, Daktronics and Manchester City Council, we’re now able to realise these dreams
10-29-2009 | Sports
Daktronics Inc.

University of West Georgia Teams with Daktronics for Integrated System in New Fo …

BROOKINGS, S.D. – Oct. 29, 2009 – The University of West Georgia, Carrollton, Ga., unveiled their brand new football stadium with a state-of-the-art video and scoring system designed, manufactured and installed by Daktronics Inc. (Nasdaq-DAKT) of Brookings S.D. “The clarity, graphics and overall appearance of the new displays have provided our crowd with a high energy presentation that we really appreciate,” said Eddie Duffey, Assistant Athletic Director of Development and
10-29-2009 | Sports

Philly and New York Service Providers Set MLB World Series Wager

Philly and New York Service Providers Set MLB World Series Wager Companies Add Humiliation Factor to Pretzel vs. Bagels Bet PHILADELPHIA and NEW YORK - October 28, 2009 - As the New York Yankees take on the reigning champion Philadelphia Phillies in the 2009 Major League Baseball World Series, there’s more on the line for two unified communications providers. After last year's World Series bet with a Tampa-based company (Oranges for Cheesesteaks),

Columbia Soccer Team Celebrated another Victory

The Cougars, Columbia International College’s varsity soccer team, celebrated yet another victory, this time, against the Hamilton Police. The soccer team of the largest Ontario boarding school showed off their athletic prowess, long running strides, excellent passes and scored two indefensible goals. With the entire team pumped up, and the game pulsating with energy, the showcase of soccer skills brightened up the dreary afternoon. Annual Soccer Game for Charity Every year, the Hamilton
10-28-2009 | Sports
Daktronics Inc.

Daktronics Announces Fan-Free Design for Popular Indoor Video Displays

6 and 10 mm indoor video and 20 mm indoor ribbon board displays deliver a zero noise, low maintenance solution BROOKINGS, S.D. –Daktronics is pleased to announce its leading indoor high-resolution video display products (6 mm and 10 mm) as well as its most popular indoor ribbon display product (20 mm) have transitioned to a fan-free, filter-free cabinet design to eliminate undesirable noise, reduce maintenance costs and conserve energy. “While maintenance

Gotta Play Tennis and Gotta Play Tennis…Together, imagine what we can do.

Boerne, Texas – October 19, 2009 Gotta Ride Bikes and Gotta Play Tennis, local specialty sport shops, today announce charitable contributions to be made to the Kylie Bruehler Trust. Her parents, Greg and Alexandra Bruehler were killed riding their tandem a couple of weeks ago in Northwest Bexar County. Communications between cyclists are happening everywhere concerning the recent death of the couple killed north of San Antonio. These
10-28-2009 | Sports
Daktronics Inc.

Rutgers University Installs Daktronics HD Football Display

BROOKINGS, S.D. – Oct. 20, 2009 – Scarlet Knights fans this season are being treated to a state-of-the-art, high definition video display at Rutgers Stadium. Daktronics Inc. (Nasdaq-DAKT) recently installed the new HD video display at Rutgers, the State University of New Jersey. Rutgers is currently in the midst of a $102 million expansion of the stadium to increase its seating capacity to 56,000. The LED displays are part of


The first kite school in Luanda was born through a subsidiary from the Portuguese kitesurf company GUSTYKITE, already with 4 school all over Portugal. This school in Luanda is their international debut, introducing the sport in an increasingly cosmopolitan country. Based in Luanda Island, this investment reinforces the old links with Portugal and provides kitesurfing practice to the Angola market and also the thousands of foreigners based in Luanda that
10-22-2009 | Sports
Minding Your Game

Mental Game Breakthrough Ends Golfers First Tee Jitters

Recent breakthrough in the application of mind/body knowledge leads to a simple, yet instantly effective technique for eliminating nerves in a golfer’s game. Whether it's 1st tee jitters or full blown performance anxiety. Abbotsford, BC, October 22, 2009 -- Mental Game Technologies, the company responsible for the Minding Your Game mental game coaching course, reveals its' breakthrough mind/body coaching applications. The breakthrough results in a series of exercises that

Christian Flühr - The man with the 12 world records on skis in 10 years

He does not come originally from the mountains, never did ski-races in his childhood and also was born far away from the mountains, close to Düsseldorf, exactly in Oberhausen. The man is named Christian Flühr and he did during the last century 12 amazing records on skis. His history is for a man, which roots are definitely have nothing to do with skiing, very unusual. The 1st real success he

BTD has successfully finished its engagement in Angola

Zug, October 08th, 2009 - After being mandated by the organizing committee COCAN as a consultant for the Cup of African Nations CAN 2010, BTD provided extensive consulting and conceptual services for nearly a year in co-operation with COCAN and the local IT-consulting partner of COCAN, KBRR. After the initial audit, analysis, ongoing technology and management consulting and the preparation of all technology concepts, BTD’s engagement concluded with the distribution
10-14-2009 | Sports
850 The Buzz

Capitol Broadcasting Launches ESPN Deportes 1550 AM

RALEIGH, N.C. (October 6, 2009) – Capitol Broadcasting Company (CBC) has announced the launch of ESPN Deportes Radio, 1550 AM (WCLY), adding to the Triangle sports radio programming the communication company currently offers. ESPN Deportes Radio has been serving Hispanic sports fans in the U.S. since 2000 and offers a variety of sports talk programming and events, highlighted by exclusive, national Spanish-language broadcasts of Major League Baseball, Mexican League

German Horse Center exclusive area and Aubenhausen, new dressage partner

German Horse Center has acquired yet another partner: at the Aubenhausen Dressage Center, talented young horses are trained right up to the highest classes of dressage. These valuable dressage horses are mainly listed in the exclusive area of the German Horse Center website. German Horse Center recently introduced an exclusive website area with more than 40 exceptional and championship horses that meet the most stringent requirements. These are sporting horses from
10-12-2009 | Sports
Campus Den

Campus Den Stores Hosts MSU/U of M Game Tailgate

Free Food, Tons of Fun-Get Great Fan Interviews at our Tailgate event! Flushing, MI- To commemorate the 102- year long rivalry between Michigan State University and the University of Michigan, Campus Den will be having a special Tailgate event at its Meridian Mall location in Okemos.   Supporters of both sides are welcome to come by for free food, great contests, and more before, during, and after the game. Starting Friday at 10am,

Beck + Heun offers functional box for flower and plant arrangements

FLOWERTRAY with plug-in function easy to set up and to transport Combination of the materials polystyrene and multiplex make the FLOWERTRAY extremely stable and weatherproof 7 October 2009 Beck + Heun ‘Jumping Equipment and More’, Germany’s leading manufacturer of jumps, offers a new functional box for the individual decoration of jumping courses. With the FLOWERTRAY, flower and plant arrangements can easily be placed by the jump. The clever plug-in system of the rectangular

Jeddah stadium to lead the technology in football stadium in Saudi Arabia

On Thursday, September 24th, Jeddah’s Prince Abdullah Al-Faisal Stadium will not only host a routine football match in the Saudi Zain league, but it will go into history as the first stadium in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia to pave the way for the future. Jeddah’s stadium was chosen to be the first within the league for state-of-the-art features which are planned to be enrolled out this season. Although there was
09-29-2009 | Sports
Nordica Canada

Nordica skis and boots – 2009 Winter collection Biomechanics and a focus on wome …

The Italian ski and ski boot manufacturer celebrates 70 years of passion for the snow with innovations Building on its growth in the many markets it serves, Nordica has gone all out in this, its 70th anniversary season, to attract both male and female skiers. Freeride and freestyle skiers will enjoy fresh, exciting graphics, and new models have been added to the company’s women’s line. Moreover, as part of its constant
09-29-2009 | Sports
CueSport TV Ltd

Cuesport TV Partner with Leading TV Distribution Company to Secure Sky Sports Co …

Cuesport TV through a new partnership with leading TV Distribution company, Boulder Creek International, have secured a contract between Sky Sports and the European Blackball Association for coverage of the 2009 European Blackball Pool Championships in the Isle of Man. The contract with Sky Sports will mean that the final day of the championships will be recorded and packaged up into a one hour highlights show that will be broadcast later
09-19-2009 | Sports
Total Hockey

Total Hockey Grand Opening Celebration: Introducing Hockey Heaven to Chesterfiel …

Total Hockey announced the Grand Re-Opening of its newly expanded and renovated store in Chesterfield, Mo., will kick off with a festival featuring a variety of activities and entertainment, as well as exclusive offers from the nation’s leading hockey equipment manufacturers. The fun begins Saturday, September 26 and continues all weekend through Sunday, September 27 and is free to the public. The weekend festival includes a variety of interactive games.
09-10-2009 | Sports
CueSport TV Ltd

Live Snooker to be Shown for Free at Cuesport TV

Defending Champion and multiple World Ladies Snooker Champion Reanne Evans will be in action this weekend at the Wytech World Ladies Masters event in Derby. The now traditional curtain raiser to the WLBSA season will once again be held at the North Derbyshire Snooker Centre in Clay Cross. For the first time the event will be streamed live online at Cuesport TV. Wytech, the sponsors of the event, a midlands based IT

Sporting Goods Industry Hall of Fame Elects Four

MOUNT PROSPECT, IL (September 1, 2009) – The Sporting Goods Industry Hall of Fame Committee announced today that it has elected four new members to be inducted into the Hall of Fame next May, one retailer and three manufacturers. Bill Farrell, Asics America/T.W. Promotions; John M. Forzani, The Forzani Group Ltd.; and Julie Nimmons and Ken Nimmons, Schutt Sports, will be honored in ceremonies Tuesday evening, May 4, during the 46th
09-04-2009 | Sports
Daktronics Inc.

Daktronics Leads the Way

When sports is the issue, may it be football, soccer, hockey, baseball, cricket, aquatics or any other sport played and enjoyed around the world, the name Daktronics is in the foreground. Whether its world game arenas in Asia, the European continent, FIFA 2010 Soccer World Cup venues in South Africa, the FIFA U20 2009 tournament in Egypt, Daktronics’ state-of-the-art products and technology are, “part of the game.” After only 40
09-04-2009 | Sports
Tridas Net Ltd

NigeriaDotCom launches Nigeria 2009: FIFA U17 World Cup 2009 Website

Responding to the call for private participation in the FIFA U17 World Cup 2009, holding in Nigeria from October 24th to November 16th 2009, Tridas Net Ltd has created a tourism based website to promote events taking place during the FIFA U17 World Cup 2009, holding in Nigeria between October 24th and Nov 16th 2009. The site will also act as online media platform that local Nigerian businesses can utilise to
09-04-2009 | Sports
BTD Group

BTD audits the most modern stadium in South America

Guadalajara / Zurich / Munich, August 28th, 2009. BTD International Consulting AG audits the new construction of the stadium of Chivas – Guadalajara, Mexico. In Guadalajara, Mexico, a new multi functional arena is planned to be build, where home matches of “Chivas” as well as other events and congresses will take place. The opening is scheduled for June 2010 and the stadium is expected to have a capacity of 50.000
09-04-2009 | Sports

TWEQS adds graphic templates for dirt bike’s made before 2000

Atlanta, GA, August 21, 2009 - TWEQS, where dirt bike enthusiasts can design their own graphic kits online, announces the addition of new graphic kit templates for 20 hard to find models. TWEQS just added Kawasaki’s two-stroke line of KX125’s and KX250’s dating from as far back as 1994. Honda saw the biggest jump in new models with the addition of the early CR models from 1995 to

Southwest Winners Foundation Builds Community “Links”

WHO: Southwest Winners Foundation (SWWF) WHAT: 1st Annual “Fore” the School Golf Classic Registration Now Available WHEN: Early registration ends September 1, 2009 DETAILS: The Southwest Winners Foundation (SWWF) invites local golfers to take a “one in a million” swing for students at its first annual “Fore” the School Golf Classic. Proceeds from the tournament, to be held on Friday, October 2, will help SWWF further its mission of providing education and training to at-risk youth in Bexar
08-25-2009 | Sports
Total Hockey

Total Hockey Ranks High Among Fastest Growing Businesses for 2nd Year in a Row

Total Hockey announced today its recent recognition by Inc. magazine as one of the top 5000 fastest growing companies in America. This annual ranking identifies the best entrepreneurial success stories of private businesses undergoing notable expansions. "To be recognized two years in a row is an accomplishment,” said Michael Benoit, president of Total Hockey. “Making Inc.'s list under any circumstances is an achievement, but considering our nation’s economy, in addition
08-14-2009 | Sports
Smartcom Software

Smartcom Software’s TideWizard is supporting the 24th Annual Rosslare Small Boat …

Smartcom Software’s Tide Wizard, the leading software for predicting tide heights, is being used to plan the 24th Rosslare Small Boat Festival sea angling event, and is also offered in the prizes. TideWizard has been used by event organiser Phil Hallsworth to plan the Rosslare festival, as TideWizard allows long term predictions of tide heights and times of high and low water to be made. This is used both in selecting
08-10-2009 | Sports
Nomis Sports AG

Footy-Boots Award 2009 goes to NOMIS readers have voted NOMIS as the winner in the prestigious category „Outrageous football boot of the year 2009“. The limited edition Spark FG NXGEN has proven that the forward thinking boot with latest technology features is highly accepted by football players worldwide. The Spark FG NXGEN is the most significant innovation in mass customised footwear production. NOMIS utilised a new innovative technology – small runs of customised designs direct onto
08-05-2009 | Sports
Sport Abroad

Hong Kong Sevens

Referred to frequently as a place where ‘east meets west’, Hong Kong offers an unforgettable introduction to the Orient. Traditional Chinese markets and serene temples are set alongside the skyscrapers of an international financial centre and vibrant nightlife, while the breathtaking waterfront shows why the city got its name – Hong Kong means “fragrant harbour”. Attractive yet fast-paced, it is the is the perfect venue to explore a different culture
08-05-2009 | Sports
Nomis Sports AG


Empire of Sports, the first virtual world entirely dedicated to sport, and NOMIS, the revolutionary football boot designer and manufacturer, have announced partnership. NOMIS, whose design marks arguably the biggest progression in football boot innovation for decades, will soon be able to demonstrate the amazing performances of its boots to Empire of Sports’ players. The first massively connected multisport 3D game, Empire of Sports is offering players to practice through their
07-21-2009 | Sports
Ralf Iwan

Silver medal for ASPIRE at the 6th IAAF World Youth Championships in athletics

At the IAAF World Youth Championships in Bressanone, Italy, Mahamad Almanai won the silver medal in the Octathlon for boys. This was the first medal for Qatar in this event at these championships. He has not only set a new personal and Arab record, he has also beaten some of the well established athletes from Russia or Germany. With his result of 6.258 points, he is currently ranked number two
07-20-2009 | Sports
Sport Abroad

La Pista Magica

The quickest circuit in the Formula One calendar and nicknamed by the Italian’s "La Pista Magica," the magic track, Monza definitely gets a fan’s pulse racing. Dating back to 1922, the Italian Grand Prix at Monza has seen extraordinary victories and horrifying accidents, as well as the excitement of Sebastian Vettel becoming the youngest driver in history to win a Formula One Grand Prix in 2008. All this makes the

4th Annual Ovie Mughelli Free Football Camp Focuses on Environmental Friendlines …

Charleston, SC--- Through the Ovie Mughelli Foundation, ecologically conscious Atlanta Falcons fullback, Ovie Mughelli, will host his Fourth Annual Free Football Clinic, this year's theme being "Our Future is Green." This year, in addition to working with students aged eight to seventeen years on various drills and skill improvement techniques that will help them on the field, the camp will also feature an environmental theme. "Children and their developments have

How Active Are Americans?

MOUNT PROSPECT, IL – Americans are more active than one might think, according to data in the “Sports Participation: Series I” report, published annually by the National Sporting Goods Association (NSGA). Among Americans age seven and older, 78.7% (212.7 million Americans) participated more than once in the 23 sports and recreational activities included in the Series I report. Sports included in the Series I report include team sports, fitness activities, outdoor

Ricardo Campello is resolved to do the first ever Triple Loop in Windsurfing

JP Australia and Neil Pryde have renewed their reward of 10.000 USD to Ricardo Campello, three times Freestyle World Champion, for finishing the first ever Triple Loop in windsurf history. JP additionally has raised its offer by 5.000 USD, in case he finsihes a Double Push or a Back Loop. In 2008 Ricardo was the only windsurfer worldwide, who even has tried a Triple. During the PWA Super Session in Pozo,
07-09-2009 | Sports
BTD Group

Bundesliga expert ignites the BTD Group

Munich / Zurich, July 8th, 2009. BTD have added the experience from the German Bundesliga to their management board – Bernd Ingerling’s arrival is a timely boost for the innovative service provider. The ever expanding BTD Group have been able to secure several high profile international projects in recent months and recently added to their management board with the notable signing of Bernd Ingerling from 1860 Munich. The BTD Group is
07-09-2009 | Sports
CueSport TV Ltd

Live Snooker Coverage Causes Rise in Website Traffic

June 25 saw web TV channel Cuesport TV start its weekly coverage of the 2009 TCC snooker Pro-am - a tournament featuring Shaun Murphy, Mark Williams, Ryan Day and Matthew Stevens. Since that time the channel has seen a 5% growth in website visitors, proving that snooker still has a large and enthusiastic following, clamouring for TV coverage. Although the TCC Pro-am is only available to paid subscribers, those who

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