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Renault becomes the official automobile partner of Paris Saint-Germain

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Together, Paris Saint-Germain and Renault will develop large-scale, global advertising and promotional campaigns, combining the passion of the supporters of the Parisian club with the striking force of Renault as one of the leading French brands worldwide. The alliance between the two brands will also have a digital focus – an area where both showcase strong creativity. The club is looking forward to surprising its 60 million social media followers with even more engaging online content as a result of the partnership. Marc Armstrong, Director... Read More »

Formula 1: DHL announces design contest for the DHL Fastest Pit Stop Award

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The competition winner will not only see his/her design realized, but will be invited to attend the Formula 1 2018 Etihad Airways Abu Dhabi Grand Prix in person. Since 2015, DHL – as global logistics partner of Formula 1 – has sponsored the DHL Fastest Pit Stop Award, presented to the team with the shortest pit stops and best overall teamwork. “The award honors the pit crew for the tremendous behind-the-scenes contribution they make to the success of their drivers,” says Arjan Sissing, Senior Vice President Corporate Brand Marketing at Deutsch... Read More »

Forbes Releases 15th Annual List Of The World’s Most Valuable Soccer Teams

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Manchester United generated revenues of $737 million during the 2016-17 season and nearly twice as much operating income than any other soccer team. English teams comprise eight of the twenty most valuable teams. “The dominance of English teams on our list is in large part due to the Premier League having the richest broadcasting deals in soccer,” said Mike Ozanian, Assistant Managing Editor at Forbes Media. Manchester United is also by far the most profitable soccer team in the world, posting operating income of $254 million, $160 million m... Read More »

Football fans can get the latest on World Cup across Apple devices and services

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Siri adds support for football in Brazil, Russia, Denmark, Finland, Malaysia, Turkey, Thailand, Saudi Arabia and Israel — this is in addition to 26 other countries that already support Siri sports. Siri users can ask for scores, schedules, standings and team rosters. Ask Siri questions like: When does France play Australia? What teams are in group A? Who is on the England squad? Who won the Argentina-Iceland match? Throughout the month, the App Store editors will highlight their favorite apps and games from football stars, o... Read More »

World-class field at the 30th BMW International Open: In-form Thorbjørn Olesen and Ryder Cup star Thomas Pieters to tee off at 30th anniversary tournament

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Olesen is among those players who will travel straight to the 30th BMW International Open from the U.S. Open. He qualified for the second major of the year at the start of the week – a clear sign that they are in excellent form. This is particularly true as the Dane won the Italian Open last Sunday – the second tournament in this year’s high-class Rolex Series, following the BMW PGA Championship. Pieters is a player with great potential. At the age of 26, he has already won three European Tour events and made quite a mark at the 2016 Ryder C... Read More »

Spectacular guest start at Misano: World star Alessandro Zanardi to contest his DTM home event in the BMW M4 DTM

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Zanardi’s preparation for his guest start gets underway this weekend (1st to 3rd June), when he will accompany the BMW DTM teams and drivers at the Hungaroring near Budapest (HUN), to familiarise himself with the details of procedures, structures and processes in the DTM. A roll-out and test drives are additional steps planned for the coming weeks. Dates and locations will be announced at a later date. In addition, with regard to the technical feasibility, BMW Motorsport is working closely with the DMSB, who supports the project. The BMW wor... Read More »

Off the court: how the NBA spent a day at Google

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The program has offered options ranging from real estate to media, and this month it was Google’s turn to present tech as a valid next career choice when players decide to hang up their jerseys. In the lineup this year were Luke Kornet from the New York Knicks, Kevin Hardy from the Rio Grande Valley Vipers, Roger Moute A Bidias from the Raptors 905, former NBA player Gani Lawal, and former WNBA player Stacey Lovelace. The day kicked off with a talk from our People Operations team, where the players got a sense of the various paths to Google ... Read More »

BMW supports Pierre Casiraghi, founder of the Malizia sailing team, and record “round-the-world” sailor Boris Herrmann on their Vendée Globe campaign

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The ‘Malizia’, a racing yacht that measures 60 feet in length, is being optimised for the world’s toughest solo sporting competition, which will take place in November 2020. BMW development engineers have been involved in the identification of areas where the car manufacturer will be able to provide support, in the form of lightweight construction and electric drive expertise for which the visionary BMW i technology provides the basis. “BMW i vehicles and the racing yacht ‘Malizia’ have both pushed the boundaries of physics to near their lim... Read More »

BMW TrackMan Open: Golf in the digital age with a global and innovative competition for everyone.

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“The cooperation between BMW and TrackMan combines the strengths of two technological leaders in their sectors. In the BMW TrackMan Open, we have worked together to develop a digital golf tournament, which adds a fascinating new facet to the world of golf and will play a role in shaping the sport’s future,” said Christian Masanz, Head of BMW Golfsport Marketing. “The BMW TrackMan Open combines high-tech, digitalisation and networking, and allows amateurs and professionals all over the world to take on an entertaining yet demanding challenge. As... Read More »

Vadim Blaustein sheds light on the basics of yacht purchasing

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Vadim Blaustein, a resident of Monaco and an experienced lawyer dealing with numerous yacht purchase and financing transactions, as well as tax planning, tells in this interview what aspiring yacht owners need to know before purchasing the luxury yacht of their dreams. How do you finance buying a super yacht? Vadim Blaustein: There are several ways to finance the purchase of a super yacht. Banks and marine lenders generally provide financing, either via a leasing transaction for a fixed period or via a marine mortgage, registered on a yac... Read More »

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