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 Flow Beverage Corp. Becomes the Official Water Partner of Tennis Canada at the National Bank Open presented by Rogers in Toronto and Montreal

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Wednesday, August 3, 2022 - 12:00pm

Flow Beverage Corp. (TSX:FLOW; OTCQX:FLWBF) (Flow), today announced it will be the official water partner of the National Bank Open (NBO) presented by Rogers, in collaboration with Tennis Canada, and the exclusive water supplier for Sobeys Stadium in Toronto and Stade IGA in Montral during the events.

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  • Flow Beverage Corp. (TSX:FLOW; OTCQX:FLWBF) (Flow), today announced it will be the official water partner of the National Bank Open (NBO) presented by Rogers, in collaboration with Tennis Canada, and the exclusive water supplier for Sobeys Stadium in Toronto and Stade IGA in Montral during the events.
  • The partnership with Flow, a high-scoring B Corporation that focuses on sustainability, aligns with the NBOs own commitment to sustainability.
  • Flows CEO, Nicholas Reichenbach, said, We are pleased that we will be the official water partner of the National Bank Open, reaching millions of fans across North America.
  • Flow is an ideal water choice for a world-class athletic organization like Tennis Canada.

Nissin Foods (Hong Kong) Charity Fund Launches Orange Tennis Community Programme

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Wednesday, August 3, 2022 - 6:45am

HONG KONG, Aug 3, 2022 - (ACN Newswire) - Nissin Foods Company Limited ("Nissin Foods", and together with its subsidiaries, the "Group"; Stock code: 1475) today announced the launch of the Nissin Foods Orange Tennis Community Programme (Tai Po) by Nissin Foods (Hong Kong) Charity Fund ("Charity Fund") and The Hong Kong Tennis Association ("HKTA"), offering regular weekly trainings for young players to promote healthy living.

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  • HONG KONG, Aug 3, 2022 - (ACN Newswire) - Nissin Foods Company Limited ("Nissin Foods", and together with its subsidiaries, the "Group"; Stock code: 1475) today announced the launch of the Nissin Foods Orange Tennis Community Programme (Tai Po) by Nissin Foods (Hong Kong) Charity Fund ("Charity Fund") and The Hong Kong Tennis Association ("HKTA"), offering regular weekly trainings for young players to promote healthy living.
  • "We are delighted to launch the first initiative to be funded by the Nissin Foods Charity Fund," said Mr. Kiyotaka ANDO, Chairman of the Advisory Committee of the Charity Fund.
  • The Nissin Foods Orange Tennis Community Programme in Tai Po extends HKTA's Orange Ball Programme which is designed to provide players aged 7-10 years from disadvantaged backgrounds a second tennis experience to further their development.
  • The Nissin Foods (Hong Kong) Charity Fund ("Charity Fund") was set up in September 2020 by way of a trust deed by Nissin Foods Company Limited (Stock code: 1475).

World Anti-Doping in Sport Thematic Research Report 2022 with an Overview of the Sport's History with the Issue - ResearchAndMarkets.com

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Friday, June 24, 2022 - 3:19pm

Due to these scandals, most sports now have anti-doping programs to catch out cheats, with athletes regularly being subjected to drug tests.

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  • Due to these scandals, most sports now have anti-doping programs to catch out cheats, with athletes regularly being subjected to drug tests.
  • Some athletes have complained about the sometimes intrusive nature of the tests, but many see this as a necessary evil to keep sport clean.
  • The Russian Olympic teams have been other frequent guilty offenders, with another recent scandal occurring as recently as the 2022 Winter Olympics.
  • This report provides an overview of the history of doping within sport, and the ongoing challenges that sport faces to eliminate it.

Glasgow to host 2022 Billie Jean King Cup by BNP Paribas Finals

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Tuesday, June 7, 2022 - 11:12am

LONDON, June 7, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --The International Tennis Federation (ITF) has today announced that Great Britain's Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) has been selected to host the 2022 Billie Jean King Cup by BNP Paribas Finals.

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  • LONDON, June 7, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --The International Tennis Federation (ITF) has today announced that Great Britain's Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) has been selected to host the 2022 Billie Jean King Cup by BNP Paribas Finals.
  • The Finals will be played on indoor hard courts at the Emirates Arena in Glasgow, Scotland, on 8-13 November.
  • ITF President David Haggerty said, "We are delighted to be bringing the 2022 Billie Jean King Cup by BNP Paribas Finals to Glasgow.
  • Anne Keothavong, Great Britain, Billie Jean King Cup Captain, said: "This is a fantastic opportunity to build the profile of women's tennis and focus attention on women's sport.

Glasgow to host 2022 Billie Jean King Cup by BNP Paribas Finals

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Tuesday, June 7, 2022 - 11:07am

LONDON, June 7, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --The International Tennis Federation (ITF) has today announced that Great Britain's Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) has been selected to host the 2022 Billie Jean King Cup by BNP Paribas Finals.

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  • LONDON, June 7, 2022 /PRNewswire/ --The International Tennis Federation (ITF) has today announced that Great Britain's Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) has been selected to host the 2022 Billie Jean King Cup by BNP Paribas Finals.
  • The Finals will be played on indoor hard courts at the Emirates Arena in Glasgow, Scotland, on 8-13 November.
  • ITF President David Haggerty said, "We are delighted to be bringing the 2022 Billie Jean King Cup by BNP Paribas Finals to Glasgow.
  • Anne Keothavong, Great Britain, Billie Jean King Cup Captain, said: "This is a fantastic opportunity to build the profile of women's tennis and focus attention on women's sport.

Osten & Victor Alberta Tennis Centre Begins Construction on New Tennis Bubble

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Friday, June 3, 2022 - 7:00pm

CALGARY, Alberta, June 03, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Osten & Victor Alberta Tennis Centre (ATC), Calgarys premier, state-of-the-art tennis facility, began construction on the installation of its first covered courts project.

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  • CALGARY, Alberta, June 03, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Osten & Victor Alberta Tennis Centre (ATC), Calgarys premier, state-of-the-art tennis facility, began construction on the installation of its first covered courts project.
  • We absolutely love the sport of tennis and are determined to share its benefits with more Canadians, says Danny Da Costa, CEO of Osten & Victor Alberta Tennis Centre.
  • Earlier this year, Tennis Canada announced the beginning of similar bubble construction projects in Waterloo (QC), and Ancaster and Markham (ON).
  • Founded in 2013 and opened in 2016, the Osten & Victor Alberta Tennis Centre is a staple of the Acadia and Calgary community.

Arrow Electronics Announces ‘DANI’ (Data Analytics & Network Innovation) Project: Technology Solutions for People with Disabilities and Limited Mobility

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Thursday, May 19, 2022 - 2:00pm

Arrow Electronics (NYSE:ARW) today announced its new Data Analytics & Network Innovation Project, otherwise known as the DANI Project, helping to improve the lives of wheelchair users and those with limited mobility.

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  • Arrow Electronics (NYSE:ARW) today announced its new Data Analytics & Network Innovation Project, otherwise known as the DANI Project, helping to improve the lives of wheelchair users and those with limited mobility.
  • Uniquely, the data is specifically relevant to the needs of those in a wheelchair or with limited mobility.
  • DANI is an Edge computing project that brings computation and data storage closer to the source of data in this case, Dani.
  • Each technology is being developed by members of Arrows Graduate Programme; young employees who, like Dani, are digital natives in their 20s.

Calgary National Bank Challenger Announces the First Ever Women’s Pro Event

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Tuesday, March 22, 2022 - 2:30pm

CALGARY, Alberta, March 22, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The organizers of the Calgary National Bank Challenger announced today that this upcoming event will now be a combined mens and womens professional event.

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  • CALGARY, Alberta, March 22, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- The organizers of the Calgary National Bank Challenger announced today that this upcoming event will now be a combined mens and womens professional event.
  • Hosting a womens event in Calgary is an important step towards providing more opportunities for females in the sport of tennis and supporting ATCs diversity and inclusion strategy, said Danny Da Costa, Tournament Director, Calgary National Bank Challenger, and CEO of the ATC.
  • The addition of the Womens Pro Circuit event will further enhance and elevate the Calgary National Bank Challenger this November.
  • It is a highly sought-after tournament destination and hosts multiple international events each year, including the Calgary National Bank Challenger ATP event.

The NBA and Sportradar Announce Landmark Long-Term Global Partnership

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Wednesday, November 17, 2021 - 12:30pm

This new partnership begins with the 2023-24 NBA season and provides the NBA with an equity stake in Sportradar.

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  • This new partnership begins with the 2023-24 NBA season and provides the NBA with an equity stake in Sportradar.
  • We are delighted that the NBA has chosen Sportradar as the Official Partner who can support the global popularity and explosive growth of the game, said Carsten Koerl, global CEO, Sportradar.
  • This deal extends a relationship that began in 2016, when Sportradar and the NBA announced a multiyear partnership, which made Sportradar an Official Provider of Real-time NBA League Statistics.
  • NBA Digitals assets include NBA TV, NBA.com, the NBA App and NBA League Pass.

ITF World Tennis Tour Set To Offer Over 1000 Events in 2022

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Wednesday, November 17, 2021 - 12:48pm

LONDON, Nov. 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Tennis Federation ("ITF") today published the ITF World Tennis Tour ("World Tennis Tour") calendar for the first quarter ("Q1") 2022 and is set to provide over 1000 events over the course of next year.

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  • LONDON, Nov. 17, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- The International Tennis Federation ("ITF") today published the ITF World Tennis Tour ("World Tennis Tour") calendar for the first quarter ("Q1") 2022 and is set to provide over 1000 events over the course of next year.
  • Jackie Nesbitt, Senior Executive Director, Tours and Player Pathway said, "The ITF World Tennis Tour typically provides over 1000 tournaments globally each year, and we are on track to deliver over and above this volume in 2022.
  • In 2021, 763 ITF World Tennis Tour tournaments will have been held despite the continued challenges due to COVID-19.
  • "The World Tennis Tour and Juniors form the main artery of the talent pathway and future of our sport.