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Former tennis star Martina Hingis is becoming the new ambassador for the Swiss Tennis Academy

[PRESSWIRE] Switzerland - 29 October, 2019 -- The 25-time Grand Slam winner Martina Hingis is continuing her contribution to tennis in Switzerland, even after retiring from the high-performance sport. As an ambassador of the international Swiss Tennis Academy, she will now be able to inspire the next generation of players.

WHOOP Taps Joe Rogan, Tom Segura, Bert Kreischer and Ari Shaffir for Sober October Campaign

 [PRESSWIRE] BOSTON, Oct. 1, 2019 -- WHOOP, the human performance company known for its groundbreaking wearable device, has teamed up with four of the most popular comedic podcast hosts including Joe Rogan, Tom Segura, Bert Kreischer and Ari Shaffir to highlight how sobriety impacts one's sleep, recovery and overall wellness throughout Sober October.

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AlkaWonder® Announces Sponsorship of 2019 Zumba® Instructor Convention

[PRESSWIRE] United States – 3 July, 2019 -- AlkaWonder® today announced it will be the official Hydration Partner of the annual Zumba® Instructor Convention (ZINCON™) which focuses on education, networking and fun for Zumba® Instructor Network members around the world. ZINCON 2019 will take place in Orlando, Florida, on July 25-28 and is expected to be attended by 6,000+ instructors representing over 90 countries.

Foot Locker, Inc. Announces Strategic Partnership with Rockets of Awesome

[PRESSWIRE] NEW YORK, Feb. 26, 2019 -- Foot Locker, Inc. (NYSE: FL) ("Foot Locker") through its subsidiary announces that it has made a $12.5 million minority investment in Launch Kids, Inc., d/b/a Rockets of Awesome, a New York City-based children's apparel company ("Rockets of Awesome").  Foot Locker's investment is part of Rockets of Awesome's $19.5 million Series C capital raise.

Motorsport Network and 24 Hours of Le Mans Launch esports Series

 [PRESSWIRE] MIAMI, June 15, 2018 -- The world's greatest motor race, the 24 Hours of Le Mans and its organizer the Automobile Club de l'Ouest (ACO), have formed a joint venture on esports with Motorsport Network, whose platforms represent the largest audience of motorsport and auto enthusiasts in the world. The powerful new platform will be called Le Mans esports series.

Diplomatic Honors for Boris Becker

 [PRESSWIRE] BRUSSELS, April 27, 2018 -- Boris Franz Becker, German tennis legend and former number one of the world, six-time Grand Slam winner and Olympic champion, has been appointed by the Central African Republic as its Attaché for Sports and Humanitarian and Cultural Affairs in the European Union with immediate effect.

OWN A PIECE OF LE MANS HISTORY: A LUXURY OPUS COLLECTION BOOK, PRESENTED TO YOU AND SIGNED BY DEREK BELL

[PRESSWIRE] London - 11 April, 2018 – The Le Mans 24 Hours is renowned as one of the toughest and most legendary motor races in the world, having even inspired a Steve McQueen film in 1971. And Englishman Derek Bell is one of the most famous drivers ever to have been associated with it, winning the event five times, nearly always with Porsche.

OFFICIAL F1 OPUS UP FOR AUCTION ON CHARITYSTARS.COM: A LAVISH BOOK SIGNED BY 23 F1 WORLD CHAMPIONS

[PRESSWIRE] London - 11 April, 2018 – The 2018 Formula 1 season is now well underway and CharityStars.com is offering the highest bidder the opportunity to own a unique piece of F1 history: an official F1 Opus Champions Edition.

Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games Appoints Technogym as Official Fitness Equipment Supplier

 [PRESSWIRE] CESENA, Italy, April 6, 2018 -- Technogym, internationally recognised for setting the standard in athletic training, rehabilitation and wellness, has been appointed by the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018) as the Official Fitness Equipment Supplier.

The Players' Tribune Expands Storytelling Footprint Globally, Announcing A Spring Debut In EMEA

[PRESSWIRE] NEW YORK, March 22, 2018 -- The Players' Tribune (TPT) announced today the first step in the global expansion of its digital platform, which was developed by athletes for athletes, connecting them with fans through the power of storytelling.