Category: Sports

Tokyo Metropolitan Government Human Rights Division Reports “Tokyo Metropolitan Government Olympic and Paralympic Games and Human Rights Symposium”

TOKYO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–On February 1st, Tokyo Metropolitan Government held “Tokyo Metropolitan Government Olympic and Paralympic Games and Human Rights Symposium” at TMG Building with around 500 participants including Tokyo citizens, persons involved in the Tokyo 2020 Games. Taking the opportunity presented by the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic Games, Tokyo aims to be a city where …

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Yamaha Recognized Again for Excellence in Customer Satisfaction

MIAMI–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Yamaha Marine Group announced today from the Miami International Boat Show® that the National Marine Manufacturers Association (NMMA®) has again recognized Yamaha with a CSI Award for excellence in customer satisfaction in the Outboard Engine category. This year’s award is the sixteenth consecutive, an achievement no other outboard manufacturer can claim. In addition, Yamaha’s …

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Children Help Axalta Coating Systems Celebrate the Grand Opening of its Center Injector at Daytona International Speedway

Toddlers with disabilities help kick off the DAYTONA 500 Weekend by racing to the finish in the newly unveiled Axalta Center Injector at the famed speedway in customized vehicles PHILADELPHIA–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Axalta Coating Systems (NYSE: AXTA), a leading global manufacturer of liquid and powder coatings, and a Founding Partner of Daytona International Speedway (DIS), will help …

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Children Bicycle Market in US 2016-2020 – Research and Markets

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “Children Bicycle Market in US 2016-2020” report to their offering. About Children’s Bicycle market in the US With the rising cases of obesity and other health-related issues stemming from sedentary lifestyles in the US, a number of government initiatives are being undertaken to encourage children …

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NIKE, Inc. Declares $0.18 Quarterly Dividend

BEAVERTON, Ore.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–NIKE, Inc. (NYSE: NKE) announced today that its Board of Directors has declared a quarterly cash dividend of $0.18 per share on the company’s outstanding Class A and Class B Common Stock payable on April 3, 2017, to shareholders of record at the close of business on March 6, 2017. About NIKE, Inc. …

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Belichick, Brady & New England Patriots Complete Historic Comeback to Capture Fifth Championship in Super Bowl LI

The Official, Must-Have NFL Super Bowl LI Champions: New England Patriots Commemorative Film Available on Blu-Ray™ Combo Pack, DVD & Digital HD, March 7, 2017 LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–In what will go down as one of the greatest games ever played, the New England Patriots overcame a 25-point deficit, scoring 31 unanswered points to defeat the Atlanta …

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Two-Time Olympic Gold Medalist Ashton Eaton Champions Nike’s Commitment to Preparing Oregon Students for Future Success

– Nike School Innovation Fund announces awards of $1.5 million to 100 Oregon High Schools, bringing commitment to $5 million over three years to help close the achievement gap and fuel excellence in education – BEAVERTON, Ore.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Today NIKE, Inc. announces $1.5 million in grants from the Nike School Innovation Fund (NSIF) with the support of two-time …

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Yamaha’s Helm Master® Integrated Boat Control System Offers Greater Control with Set Point™ and New CL7™ Display

KENNESAW, Ga.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Yamaha Marine Group announced today a new feature that gives its Helm Master® Integrated Boat Control System even greater levels of control. With the Set Point™ boat positioning function, boaters now have the capability to integrate all boat control systems and then guide them with global positioning system (GPS) navigation technology. “The introduction …

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Alliance MMA Announces Two Sold out Events

Cage Fury Fighting Championships at Borgata Hotel Casino and Spa and Combat Games at Tulalip Resort Casino NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Alliance MMA, Inc. (“Alliance MMA” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ:AMMA), the largest group of regional mixed martial arts (MMA) sports promotions in the U.S., announced today that two of its promotions have sold out this week. Cage …

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Cabela’s Inc. Announces Fourth Quarter and Full Year 2016 Results

– Fourth Quarter GAAP Diluted EPS of $0.84 and Non-GAAP Diluted EPS of $1.05 – Cabela’s CLUB® Avg. Receivables Grew 13.3% – Consolidated Retail Comparable Store Sales Decreased 6.5% on a Shift-Adjusted Calendar Basis – Solid Cabela’s CLUB Performance, Despite $15.8 Million Increase in Loan Loss Reserve vs. $9.9 Million LY – Fourth Quarter Effective …

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Graco Launches Breakthrough LineLazer® ES 1000 Electric Airless Striper

First professional exhaust-free, quiet striping solution in U.S. for indoor and outdoor jobs MINNEAPOLIS–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Graco Inc. (NYSE:GGG), a leading manufacturer of fluid handling equipment, is pleased to introduce the LineLazer® ES 1000, the first professional battery-powered airless line striper in the U.S. that delivers power and performance without engine exhaust or noise. The LineLazer ES …

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Top 5 Vendors in the Global Racket Sports Equipment Market from 2017 to 2021: Technavio

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#OutdoorGear–Technavio has announced the top five leading vendors in their recent global racket sports equipment market report. This market research report also lists 11 other prominent vendors that are expected to impact the market during the forecast period. Competitive vendor landscape According to the research analysis, the global racket sports equipment market is marked …

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Antares Capital Supports Kinderhook Industries’ Acquisition of Performance Motorsports International and Subsequent Formation of Race Winning Brands

CHICAGO–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Antares Capital announced today it is serving as administrative agent and joint lead arranger on a $115 million senior secured credit facility to support the formation of a new performance parts platform, Race Winning Brands (RWB) through the acquisition of Performance Motorsports International (PMI) by Kinderhook Industries, LLC (Kinderhook). Headquartered in Mentor, OH, Race …

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New D.C. United Soccer Stadium to be Named Audi Field

Audi named sponsor of D.C. United stadium D.C. United’s state-of-the-art Audi Field to open in 2018 Audi extends MLS sponsorship to include top-winning team, D.C. United HERNDON, Va.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Audi of America today announced its commitment to D.C. United as the official naming partner of the club’s new Washington D.C. soccer stadium, Audi Field. Audi Field …

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Alliance MMA Appoints Industry Veteran Scott Sheeley to Lead Organization into Emerging Markets

Nichole Castillo Elevated to General Manager of Iron Tiger Fight Series NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Alliance MMA, Inc. (“Alliance MMA” or the “Company”) (NASDAQ: AMMA), the largest group of regional mixed martial arts (MMA) sports promotions in the U.S., announced today that combat sports exemplar and Iron Tiger Fight Series General Manager Scott Sheeley will now serve …

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