Category: Sports

Worldwide Youth Team, League, and Tournament Sports Study 2017-2023 – Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts – Research and Markets

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–The “Youth Team, League, and Tournament Sports: Market Shares, Strategies, and Forecasts, Worldwide 2017 – 2023” report from Wintergreen Research, Inc has been added to Research and Markets’ offering. The 2017 study Youth League Sports Software: Market Shares, Strategy, and Forecasts, Worldwide 2017 – 2023 has 633 pages, 288 tables and figures. Worldwide youth …

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Big 12 Conference Kicks off Annual “Champions for Life” Campaign

The campaign’s third year continues to recognize student-athletes across all conference schools and how an athletic scholarship positively impacts their lives IRVING, Texas–(BUSINESS WIRE)–In celebration of the start of conference play in football, the Big 12 Conference rolls out its latest installment of the “Big 12 Champions for Life” campaign. In its third year, the …

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Spartan, the World’s Largest Obstacle Race and Endurance Brand, to Bring Live Content to Facebook’s Watch Platform

BOSTON, Sept. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Blood, sweat, athleticism and pure grit will stream exclusively on Facebook’s new Watch platform thanks to a partnership between Spartan and Facebook. The partnership will feature live streaming of men’s and women’s obstacle races (OCR) through the 2017 Spartan season, kicking off with the Reebok Spartan World Championship September 30 …

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Statement – Ministers of Veterans Affairs and National Defence Wish Athletes Good Luck at the Invictus Games Toronto 2017

TORONTO, Sept. 21, 2017 /CNW/ – The Honourable Seamus O’Regan, Minister of Veterans Affairs and Associate Minister of National Defence, and the Honourable Harjit S. Sajjan, Minister of National Defence wished Team Canada and all athletes good luck this week at the Invictus Games in Toronto: “Canada is proud to be hosting the Invictus Games in …

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Federal Court Grants Summary Judgment In Favor Of Leatt

CAPE TOWN, South Africa, Sept. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Leatt Corporation (OTCQB: LEAT), a developer and marketer of protective equipment and ancillary products for many forms of sports, especially extreme high-velocity sports, announced today that a Federal Court in Indiana has ruled in favor of the Company in a product liability lawsuit. Plaintiff, Brock Lyons, …

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Grand Canyon University To Open Jerry Colangelo Museum

PHOENIX, Sept. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — An American sports and business icon will be honored with a museum that bears his name.   Grand Canyon University has opened the Jerry Colangelo Museum on its burgeoning west Phoenix campus to tell the story of a leader who has cemented himself in Arizona’s sports and business history, while …

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Curves Celebrates 25th Birthday

WACO, Texas, Sept. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — In the ever-changing and highly competitive fitness industry, there are few brands that stand the test of time. September marks the 25th birthday of Curves International Inc., one of the largest chains of fitness clubs for women in the world with more than 4,000 locations in over 70 countries.  …

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Former NBA Star Chris Herren Impacts Local High School

EUGENE, Ore., Sept. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — The opioid epidemic has received more attention this year after 2016 being the deadliest year for drug overdoses.1 International Fitness founder Troy Finfrock has been a long-time supporter of community programs. He felt it was time to make sure his community was aware of this problem, which takes the …

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Allstate, American Football Coaches Association Name 22 College Football Players to the 2017 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team®

NORTHBROOK, Ill., Sept. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — Allstate Insurance Company and the American Football Coaches Association (AFCA) announced today the 22 college football players and honorary head coach named to the 2017 Allstate AFCA Good Works Team®. This award shines a spotlight on the incredible stories of selflessness and community service displayed by these student-athletes and …

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Lo-K8 Wins “FedEx Junior Business Challenge”

MEMPHIS, Tenn., Sept. 21, 2017 /PRNewswire/ — On Wednesday at East Lake Golf Club in Atlanta ahead of the PGA TOUR’s TOUR Championship, which will crown the 2017 FedExCup Champion, teen entrepreneurs Lo-K8 from southwest New England won the inaugural FedEx Junior Business Challenge for their original business concept – receiving a $75,000 donation from FedEx …

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