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DGAP-News: CTS EVENTIM enters the North American ticketing market

Friday, September 24, 2021 - 12:03pm

CTS EVENTIM, one of the leading international providers of ticketing and live entertainment, is entering the North American ticketing market and thus driving forward its international expansion in this segment too.

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  • CTS EVENTIM, one of the leading international providers of ticketing and live entertainment, is entering the North American ticketing market and thus driving forward its international expansion in this segment too.
  • Klaus-Peter Schulenberg, CEO of CTS EVENTIM: "North America is the most attractive market in the world for live entertainment and ticketing.
  • CTS EVENTIM was the exclusive ticketing partner for the Olympic Games in 2006, 2014, and 2016, the 2006 FIFA World Cup, and many other major international sporting events.
  • CTS EVENTIM is one of the leading international providers of ticketing services and live entertainment.

Save Our Allies Will Support Afghan Allies at Fort McCoy in Wisconsin

Thursday, September 23, 2021 - 6:05pm

Nick Palmisciano, Vice President of Save Our Allies, will be boots on the ground at Fort McCoy and Chad Robichaux, Founder of Mighty Oaks Foundation, is returning to the Middle East to continue evacuation efforts.

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  • Nick Palmisciano, Vice President of Save Our Allies, will be boots on the ground at Fort McCoy and Chad Robichaux, Founder of Mighty Oaks Foundation, is returning to the Middle East to continue evacuation efforts.
  • This week, Save Our Allies worked with The Nazarene Fund to evacuate the Afghan FIFA soccer team, 95 girls total from Afghanistan.
  • During Phase 1 of its evacuation efforts in Afghanistan, Save Our Allies' Task Force 6:8 successfully evacuated over 12,000 individuals, including Americans, Afghans, interpreters, widows, orphans, and Christians.
  • Save Our Allies is dedicated to saving our Afghan Allies who served side-by-side with U.S. Armed Forces and working to ensure our Veterans are getting the care needed after bravely serving our nation.

Relay & Fio Announce Execution of Definitive Agreement for Malaria Deployment

Tuesday, September 21, 2021 - 9:05pm

TORONTO, Sept. 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Relay Medical Corp. (Relay or the Company) (CSE: RELA, OTC: RYMDF, Frankfurt: EIY2) and Fio Corporation (Fio) together through their joint venture, Fionet Rapid Response Group (FRR) are pleased to report on the signing of a definitive agreement and provide an update on the deployment to combat the malaria epidemic in Rwanda, East Africa.

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  • TORONTO, Sept. 21, 2021 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Relay Medical Corp. (Relay or the Company) (CSE: RELA, OTC: RYMDF, Frankfurt: EIY2) and Fio Corporation (Fio) together through their joint venture, Fionet Rapid Response Group (FRR) are pleased to report on the signing of a definitive agreement and provide an update on the deployment to combat the malaria epidemic in Rwanda, East Africa.
  • The Rwanda Ministry of Health signed a procurement agreement with FRR to deploy the Fionet Platform for decentralized malaria testing.
  • The six-month deployment is a pilot to evaluate a national scale up, which could then lead to a subsequent agreement to deploy Fionet for Rwandas 60,000 healthcare workers.
  • Rwanda is a fast-growing African leader in using innovative Information and Communications Technology (ICT) to bring rapid, high-quality, connected diagnostics to the community level everywhere.

Michael Jordan Assumes Advisory Role with Sportradar

Monday, September 20, 2021 - 9:10pm

We are thrilled to have Michael contribute to Sportradars business efforts moving forward.

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  • We are thrilled to have Michael contribute to Sportradars business efforts moving forward.
  • In his new advisory position, Mr. Jordan will provide the board and management with guidance and strategic counsel, with a focus on the US market, product development, marketing activities and other key business initiatives.
  • I invested in Sportradar years ago because I believed in the vision and passion that Carsten (Koerl) and the rest of the team had for transforming the sports technology industry, said Michael Jordan.
  • As an early investor in Sportradar, Michael saw the potential in our company.

EA Sports And For Soccer Ventures Launch New National Competitive Gaming Tournament

Monday, September 20, 2021 - 5:26pm

PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --September 20, 2021 For Soccer Ventures (FSV), an organization focused on the growth and long-term development of American soccer, today announced a partnership with EA SPORTS to launch a new national competitive gaming tournament, EA SPORTS eAlianza Cup.

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  • PHILADELPHIA, Sept. 20, 2021 /PRNewswire/ --September 20, 2021 For Soccer Ventures (FSV), an organization focused on the growth and long-term development of American soccer, today announced a partnership with EA SPORTS to launch a new national competitive gaming tournament, EA SPORTS eAlianza Cup.
  • The first edition of the EA SPORTS eAlianza Cup will be played virtually throughout the 2021 Alianza de Futbol tour on EA SPORTS FIFA 22.
  • This year, registration is open exclusively to players participating in Alianza tryouts and the tournament will be free for all registered players.
  • "We are absolutely thrilled to host a brand-new national competitive gaming tournament for Alianza de Futbol players," said Heath Pearce, Chief Creative Officer at For Soccer Ventures, owner of Alianza de Futbol.

Electronic Arts Completes Acquisition of Mobile Game Creator Playdemic from AT&T

Monday, September 20, 2021 - 8:53am

This acquisition is part of Electronic Arts mobile growth strategy focused on delivering new interactive entertainment for its network of nearly half a billion players around the world.

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  • This acquisition is part of Electronic Arts mobile growth strategy focused on delivering new interactive entertainment for its network of nearly half a billion players around the world.
  • We are thrilled to officially welcome the Playdemic team to Electronic Arts, adding to our growing mobile portfolio and expanding our leadership in sports," said Andrew Wilson, CEO of Electronic Arts.
  • With Playdemic now part of Electronic Arts, were excited to bring even more amazing and innovative mobile games to diverse audiences around the world.
  • "This is an exciting day for Playdemic as we become part of the Electronic Arts family, said Paul Gouge, Head of Studio at Playdemic.

Relay & Fio Announce Agreement with Unisys Corp. (NYSE: UIS) to Market a Combined Solution for COVID-19 and Biosecurity Market Needs

Friday, September 17, 2021 - 9:09pm

FRRs Fionet Platform for pandemic and biosecurity management will be integrated with Unisys best-in-class U-Pass 3, which digitally authenticates individuals health status.

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  • FRRs Fionet Platform for pandemic and biosecurity management will be integrated with Unisys best-in-class U-Pass 3, which digitally authenticates individuals health status.
  • The market for COVID-19 diagnostic products and services is expected to exceed USD $84 billion4.
  • FRR and Unisys believe they have a well differentiated, end-to-end offering by combining technologies, marketing, and service and support capabilities.
  • Unisys is a leading global IT solutions company that brings technological innovation to businesses and governments around the world.

CGTN: China's fervor for sports continues with opening of 'mini Olympics'

Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 10:39am

The country topped the medal tally at the Tokyo Paralympic Games that concluded earlier this month with 207 medals (96 golds, 60 silvers and 51 bronzes).

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  • The country topped the medal tally at the Tokyo Paralympic Games that concluded earlier this month with 207 medals (96 golds, 60 silvers and 51 bronzes).
  • Moreover, Beijing will host the Winter Olympic Games in next February and become the first city to host both summer and winter Olympics.
  • It was the third time that President Xi has attended the opening ceremony of the Games since becoming Chinese president in 2013.
  • The National Games and the upcoming Winter Olympics are set to become new milestones on China's journey towards a full-fledged global sports powerhouse.

CGTN: China's fervor for sports continues with opening of 'mini Olympics'

Thursday, September 16, 2021 - 9:53am

The country topped the medal tally at the Tokyo Paralympic Games that concluded earlier this month with 207 medals (96 golds, 60 silvers and 51 bronzes).

Key Points: 
  • The country topped the medal tally at the Tokyo Paralympic Games that concluded earlier this month with 207 medals (96 golds, 60 silvers and 51 bronzes).
  • Moreover, Beijing will host the Winter Olympic Games in next February and become the first city to host both summer and winter Olympics.
  • It was the third time that President Xi has attended the opening ceremony of the Games since becoming Chinese president in 2013.
  • The National Games and the upcoming Winter Olympics are set to become new milestones on China's journey towards a full-fledged global sports powerhouse.

Electronic Arts Announces Battlefield 2042 Is Now Set to Launch Worldwide on November 19, 2021

Wednesday, September 15, 2021 - 9:05pm

Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) today announced a change to the launch date of Battlefield 2042, which will now release worldwide on November 19, 2021.

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  • Electronic Arts Inc. (NASDAQ:EA) today announced a change to the launch date of Battlefield 2042, which will now release worldwide on November 19, 2021.
  • EA is reiterating our net bookings guidance for fiscal year 2022 provided on August 4, 2021, despite this change in launch date for Battlefield 2042.
  • Below is a message shared by DICE Studio GM Oskar Gabrielson with the Battlefield fan community today, announcing the change to the launch date:
    Weve made the decision to shift the launch of Battlefield 2042.
  • Battlefield 2042 will now launch worldwide on November 19 for Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S, PlayStation4, PlayStation5, and PC via Origin, Steam and the Epic Games Store.