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FC Barcelona and Mission Hills Group Announce Ground-breaking Partnership in China

Fri, 24 Feb 2017 00:00:00 EST

FCB Academy and the Interactive FC Barcelona Experience Area Commence Operation to Support Grassroots Development of the Sport




National Association of Sports Commissions Announces Inaugural Hall of Fame Class

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 15:40:01 EST

CINCINNATI, OH--(Marketwired - February 23, 2017) - The National Association of Sports Commissions (NASC) today announced its first-ever Hall of Fame class, which will be recognized at the 2017 NASC Sports Event Symposium to be held March 27-30 in Sacramento, CA.




Schwarzman Makes $2.5 Million Gift to USATF Foundation in Support of Elite Track & Field Athletes

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 14:15:08 EST

NEW YORK, NY--(Marketwired - Feb 23, 2017) - The USA Track & Field Foundation today announced that Stephen A. Schwarzman, Chairman, CEO and Co-Founder of Blackstone, has made an unprecedented $2.5 million donation in support of elite athletes. The gift will provide financial support to the most promising track & field athletes as they train for the World Championships and Olympic Games.




How Much Does Calgary Poop? The Scoop on Poop You Didn't Know You Needed

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 12:30:00 EST

CALGARY, AB--(Marketwired - February 23, 2017) - How much solid human waste does the city of Calgary produce on an average day? It's not a question most people think about -- but after a moment of curiosity, local plumbing company Quicker Rooter Plumbing and Heating saw an opportunity for a different kind of investigation. Since nobody really seemed to know, they put their journalist hat on and went hunting.




Netflix and Terry Crews to Kick Off Premiere of New Show "Ultimate Beastmaster" with USO Screening Event at Edwards Air Force Base

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 12:28:02 EST

UFC champ/fellow co-host Anderson Silva and executive producer David Broome will join Crews, a USO tour veteran, as a Force Behind the Forces




YummyHealth(R) Launches Partnership with Pro Football Legends

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 11:00:00 EST

An Initiative to Promote Healthier Snack Options to NFL Alumni and their Programs that Promote Healthy Kids and Families




Gaming Nation Inc. Initiates Process to Explore Strategic Alternatives Including Potential Sale of Businesses

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 08:05:00 EST

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Vega(R) Joins Tough Mudder, Inc. as Official Protein Shake Partner for 2017

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 06:00:00 EST

BURNABY, BC--(Marketwired - February 23, 2017) - Vega® announced their 2017 partnership with Tough Mudder at the iconic Muscle Beach in Venice, California, January 12th during Tough Mudder's first-ever training event and obstacle pop-up. Vega will be onsite at Tough Mudder events throughout 2017 as the official protein shake partner for five Tough Mudder and Tough Mudder Half events in the United States between March and October 2017. As the official protein shake partner, Vega will arm participants with delicious plant-based products and educational content to help them take on the signature obstacles and course that Tough Mudder and Tough Mudder Half have to offer.




ePlay's PokerVision Network (PVN) Signs U.S. TV Programming Distribution Deal

Thu, 23 Feb 2017 03:15:00 EST

CALGARY, AB--(Marketwired - February 23, 2017) - PokerVision Network ("PVN"), a wholly owned subsidiary of ePlay Digital Inc. (CSE: EPY) (the "Company") is pleased to announce that it has entered into a Programming Distribution Agreement to air its television productions in the United States with Luken Communications LLC. Commencing April 1, 2017, content produced and acquired by PVN will air on the Action Channel which broadcasts to over 22 million households in 28 US markets through 38 affiliates with an 18.2% nationwide reach.




MMA's Elite To Clash In The Lion City On 17 June 2017

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 22:00:00 EST

SINGAPORE--(Marketwired - Feb 22, 2017) - UFC®, the world's premier mixed martial arts (MMA) organization, has announced its first live event in Asia for the 2017 calendar year. UFC FIGHT NIGHT® SINGAPORE will take place at the Singapore Indoor Stadium on Saturday, 17 June 2017, and will feature the sports finest athletes from around the globe arriving to compete in the world's most intimidating arena, the Octagon®.




From The Creators Of The NY Tri Expo And A Triathlete's Diary Comes A National Virtual Triathlete Team

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 13:12:56 EST

LONG BEACH, NY--(Marketwired - February 22, 2017) - More than 100 people have already joined WeRTriathletes, a new international virtual triathlete team, formed by the creators of the NY Tri Expo and acclaimed blog, A Triathlete's Diary. Membership is currently open and sponsorship opportunities are also available.




FLW and Columbia Sportswear Launch Extensive Partnership

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 10:00:00 EST

MINNEAPOLIS, MN--(Marketwired - February 22, 2017) - The world's largest tournament-fishing organization, Fishing League Worldwide (FLW), announced today a groundbreaking partnership with Columbia Sportswear, a brand known for their innovative apparel, footwear, accessories and equipment for anglers and outdoor enthusiasts. Columbia is now the official apparel outfitter of FLW, and anglers will have full access to Columbia's technical line of Performance Fishing Gear (PFG), including the collection of award-winning OutDryT Extreme Rainwear.




Bill Walton Accepts a $50,000 Donation from Sycuan Casino on Behalf of the Challenged Athletes Foundation

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 09:00:00 EST

SAN DIEGO, CA--(Marketwired - Feb 22, 2017) - On Sunday, NBA Hall of Famer Bill Walton accepted a $50,000 check from Sycuan Casino on behalf of the Challenged Athletes Foundation (CAF). The donation provided by Sycuan is part of the casino's promise to CAF to donate a percentage of its GameDay Sports Bar & Grill's annual sales, which began in 2012.




Eco Science Solutions, Inc. Verified to Trade on OTCQB

Wed, 22 Feb 2017 08:30:00 EST

MAUI, HI--(Marketwired - Feb 22, 2017) - Eco Science Solutions, Inc. (OTCBB: ESSI), an eco-technology Company providing solutions to the multi-billion dollar health, wellness and alternative medicine industry, today announced that it has been verified to trade on the OTCQB Venture Market.




BRP Wins Ninth NMMA Innovation Award With Sea-Doo SPARK TRIXX Watercraft

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 10:00:00 EST

MIAMI, FLORIDA--(Marketwired - Feb. 21, 2017) -




BRP remporte pour la neuvième fois le prix de l'innovation de la NMMA pour la motomarine Sea-Doo SPARK TRIXX

Tue, 21 Feb 2017 10:00:00 EST

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Rose Wins FLW Tour on Lake Travis Presented by Quaker State

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 23:02:16 EST

Arkansas Pro Makes History -- Becomes First Angler to Win Consecutive FLW Tour Events




Thrift Reclaims Lead on Day Three of FLW Tour on Lake Travis Presented by Quaker State

Sun, 19 Feb 2017 00:22:54 EST

North Carolina Pro Brings 1-pound Lead into Final Day




USO and NBA Bring 2017 All-Star Game Experience to U.S. Service Members in the Middle East

Sat, 18 Feb 2017 01:04:10 EST

Caron Butler, Bob Delaney, Sam Perkins and Ivory Latta lead first-ever Hoops for Troops USO Tournament and attend Viewing Party as part of week-long USO tour




Patek Leads Day Two at FLW Tour on Lake Travis Presented by Quaker State

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 22:53:23 EST

Minnesota's Larson Wins Co-Angler Title, $20,350




Burnaby Physiotherapists Talk 'Sole Mates' For February

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 13:56:02 EST

Burnaby physiotherapists publish article about how the right shoe can help runners enjoy greater success and avoid injury




X Ambassadors and No Barriers Launch Renegade Scholarship Fund

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 11:44:53 EST

FORT COLLINS, CO--(Marketwired - February 17, 2017) - Rock band X Ambassadors and nonprofit No Barriers announce a partnership today that will generate scholarship funds for programs that empower people to break through barriers and find their inner renegade.




Eye-On-Media Network (OTC Pink: EOMN) to Produce the MISS GEICO RACING TEAM, Winners of Eight World Championship Titles, Sponsored by Geico Insurance, Takes Lead Role in Cooking Reality TV Show

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 11:30:58 EST

FORT LAUDERDALE, FL--(Marketwired - Feb 17, 2017) -  Eye-On-Media Network, Inc., (OTC PINK: EOMN) announced today a collaborative entertainment initiative with MISS GEICO RACING TEAM, MobilityTelevision, Inc. ("MBTV") and FOTV Media Networks, Inc. ("FilmOn") to produce and distribute a realty television show mixing 'sports, cooking and reality,' packaged as "The Powerboat Cook-Off Competition". Eye On Media Television producers will follow and film MISS GEICO RACING TEAM, Winners of Eight World Championship Titles, during various racing events scheduled in 2017, as they compete against other offshore race teams - in a separate, on-shore, cooking competition. The television show's Executive Producer, Jack Namer, has scheduled filming during time periods of Miss GEICO's normal offshore racing competitions. The pilot episode begins filming on or about June 24, 2017 during offshore grand prix races in Sarasota, Florida. The Powerboat Cook-Off Competition TV Show will be funded through commercial advertisers and sponsors, earmarked for later broadcast via sponsored programing on local, national and international network channels. FOTV's (FilmOn) will also distribute the mini-series on its global IP-delivered digital television platform, namely on the "Eye-On-Cooking" lineal channel being launched.




Thrift Leads Day One of FLW Tour on Lake Travis Presented by Quaker State

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 09:11:27 EST

Minnesota's Larson Leads Co-Anglers




University of Advancing Technology (UAT) Continues Support of STEM Initiative, As Host of CodeDay Phoenix for 2nd Consecutive Year

Fri, 17 Feb 2017 06:00:00 EST

UAT's Tech-Infused Campus Welcomes Young Programmers for a 24-Hour Development Competition, Two Years Running