Category: Sports

Neema Hospitality Supports Brain Cancer Research with 4th Annual Summer Charity Promotion

BethAnn Telford, a brain tumor survivor and World Marathon Challenge finisher, is the inspiration behind the charity promotion MECHANICSBURG, Pa.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–This summer, Neema Hospitality will donate $5 per night at its nine hotel properties in Pennsylvania, West Virginia and Maryland to support ABC2 (Accelerate Brain Cancer Cure), a non-profit research organization. BethAnn Telford is the …

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Grand Opening of New Springdale Sam’s Club Set for Thursday

Celebration to feature Olympic Gold Medalist Laurie Hernandez SPRINGDALE, Ark.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The newest Sam’s Club in Northwest Arkansas will open its doors Thursday, May 25 at 1517 S. 56th St. in Springdale. The public is invited to join the celebration, which kicks off with a grand opening ceremony at 8 a.m. Olympic gymnast and gold medalist …

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SKECHERS Wins Women’s Brand of the Year at the Drapers Footwear Awards

LONDON–(BUSINESS WIRE)–SKECHERS USA, Inc. (NYSE:SKX) today announced that the Company has been named Mainstream Women’s Brand of the Year at the 2017 Drapers Footwear Awards. SKECHERS was also recently awarded as Brand of the Year during the 2017 Footwear Industry Awards in February. “We are incredibly honored to be recognized by Drapers Footwear Industry, as …

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Herbalife Nutrition Congratulates Heather Jackson, Back-to-Back Winner of IRONMAN 70.3 Chattanooga, Tennessee

LOS ANGELES–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Herbalife (NYSE:HLF), a global nutrition company, congratulates triathlete Heather Jackson on winning the IRONMAN 70.3 in Chattanooga, Tennessee for the second year in a row. Sponsored by Herbalife Nutrition, Jackson was one of 2,944 athletes competing in this race. Jackson who trains in Bend, Oregon completed the race with a time of 4 …

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Long Beach’s McBride High School Team to Beat as Three-Day Solar Cup™ Kicks off at Lake Skinner

Metropolitan Water District’s 15th annual boat race—nation’s largest solar-powered boat competition—hits the water today TEMECULA, Calif.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Long Beach’s McBride High School has taken an early lead in Metropolitan Water District’s 15th annual Solar Cup™, which launches today at Lake Skinner in southwest Riverside County. Heading into racing competition, McBride has the top preliminary score among the …

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Global Surface Water Sports Equipment Market to Grow at a CAGR of 10.7% by 2021 – Key Vendors are AIRE, BIC Sport, Naish International, O’Brien & STARBOARD – Research and Markets

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “Global Surface Water Sports Equipment Market 2017-2021” report to their offering. The global surface water sports equipment market to grow at a CAGR of 10.74% during the period 2017-2021. The report, Global Surface Water Sports Equipment Market 2017-2021, has been prepared based on an in-depth …

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China Motorcycle Market Report 2017 – Analysis And Forecast To 2025 – Research and Markets

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “China: Motorcycle – Market Report – Analysis And Forecast To 2025” report to their offering. The report provides an in-depth analysis of the Chinese Motorcycle Market. It presents the latest data of the market size, consumption, domestic production, exports and imports, price dynamics and trends …

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Outside TV Wins Big at 38th Annual Sports Emmy® Awards

Outside TV’s ‘Image Quest’ is Awarded Sports Emmy for Outstanding Camera Work WESTPORT, Conn.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#Emmys–Outside TV, the leading provider in action and adventure sports content, was most recently honored at the 38th Annual Sports Emmy® Awards in New York City, with the Award for Outstanding Camera Work for Outside TV original mini-series Image Quest. Image …

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Liberty Media Corporation Prices Primary Offering and Secondary Offering on Behalf of Selling Stockholders of Series C Liberty Formula One Common Stock

ENGLEWOOD, Colo.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Liberty Media Corporation (“Liberty”) (Nasdaq: LSXMA, LSXMB, LSXMK, BATRA, BATRK, FWONA, FWONK) announced today the pricing of an underwritten public offering of 40,000,000 shares of Liberty’s Series C Liberty Formula One common stock, par value $0.001 per share (“FWONK”), consisting of 12,903,225 shares of FWONK offered by Liberty and 27,096,775 shares of FWONK …

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Kranos Corporation, dba Schutt Sports Files Lawsuit against Riddell, Inc.

Filing outlines three patent infringement charges. LITCHFIELD, Ill.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#NFL–Kranos Corporation dba Schutt Sports filed a lawsuit today against Riddell, Inc. claiming that Riddell is infringing three patents covering Schutt’s football helmet technologies. The Schutt complaint identifies Riddell’s SpeedFlex, Revolution Speed, Revolution Speed Classic, 360, Revolution IQ, Foundation, Revolution Edge, Revolution Attack, Revolution Attack-I, Attack, Victor-I, …

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Hibbett Sports’ Stockholders Re-Elect Anthony Crudele and Ralph Parks as Directors for New Three-Year Terms

Director Albert Johnson Retires BIRMINGHAM, Ala.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Hibbett Sports, Inc. (NASDAQ/GS: HIBB), an athletic specialty retailer, today reported on its 2017 Annual Meeting of Stockholders. In formal business conducted at the meeting, stockholders re-elected two directors to three-year terms that expire with the 2020 annual meeting. They include Anthony F. Crudele and Ralph T. Parks. Albert …

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The American Flag Football League Launches to Become the Preeminent League of America’s Game

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The American Flag Football League, a new professional football organization, announced its plans today to combine the energy of America’s fastest growing youth sport with electrifying athletes to create world-class entertainment for fans and spectators. Recently retired quarterback Michael Vick has signed on as a player/advisor to the AFFL and inaugural game on …

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Global and Chinese Electric Bike Industry Report 2017 – Applications, Technology & Competitive Landscape – Research and Markets

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Research and Markets has announced the addition of the “Global and Chinese Electric Bike Industry – 2017” report to their offering. The ‘Global and Chinese Electric Bike Industry Report 2017’ is a professional and in-depth study on the current state of the global Electric Bike industry with a focus on the Chinese market. The …

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Sentient Jet Announces Lifetime Sponsorship of Lookin at Lee

Sponsorship expands the inventor of the jet card’s avid support of the horseracing community BRAINTREE, Mass.–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Ahead of the 142nd Preakness Stakes on Saturday, May 20, 2017, Sentient Jet, a Directional Aviation company, is pleased to announce a lifetime sponsorship of Lookin at Lee, the 2017 Kentucky Derby runner-up. The announcement builds upon Sentient Jet’s …

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Plantar Fasciitis Sufferers Have Tested and Proven New Remedy and Pain Relief with QUICK TAPE by Support the Foot

SEATTLE–(BUSINESS WIRE)–People diagnosed with Plantar Fasciitis now have a new alternative for pain relief and proven effective control to this debilitating foot injury, called QUICK TAPE, created by a Seattle inventor and manufacturer, Support the Foot! The continuous, debilitating pain and discomfort that comes with the injury limits activities, competitive participation and performance. Millions of …

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