19th April, 2017

Rising stars join Dongfeng Race Team

For each of them this is another opportunity to race with some of the world’s greatest offshore sailors and to take on nature’s wildest and most challenging oceans as part of the team on Dongfeng.

Volvo Ocean Race rules require that on all of the 11 legs of the 45,000-nautical mile race, which sets sail from Alicante in October, teams must sail with at least two crew who are under the age of 30.

In this category, Dongfeng Race Team, which is sponsored by Dongfeng Motor Corporation, has been able to recall three young Chinese sailors who…

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6th April, 2017

Creation of UTMB® International and launch of the GaoLiGong by UTMB® in March 2018

Autour du Mont-Blanc and OC Sport, two sports marketing companies specialising in outdoor events, today announced the joint creation of UTMB® International, a new company aiming to speed up and control the development of the UTMB® brand beyond Europe, and work with events organisers from all over the world.

Supported by almost 2,000 qualifying races around the world and beloved by hundreds of thousands of athletes, who dream of one day being on the start line in Chamonix, UTMB® has become a global, premium and leading brand.

Driven by strong and unaltered values since its inception, UTMB®…

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28th March, 2017

Geneva welcomes the 20km with the support of Genève Aéroport

The Geneva 20km by Genève Aéroport, a brand new running event, will see the light of day on the shores of Lake Geneva for the first time ever this autumn.

Taking place on Sunday 29th of October, this new race is one that runners in Geneva have been waiting for, and an event that provides an intermediate distance race to fill a gap in Geneva's autumn road race calendar.

With a course traced fully on the right hand side of the lake, the event will allow runners to discover, or re-discover, this beautiful part of Geneva. Often…

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27th March, 2017

Heroïn becomes global partner of the Haute Route and announces the « HR »

After a successful collaboration in 2016, the Haute Route and Heroïn are excited to be strengthening their partnership around a common vision: offering a unique experience to Haute Route participants, and allowing them to push past their limits on the most famous climbs in the world.

By becoming a global partner of the Haute Route, Heroïn will accompany riders on all six of the events organised in 2017.

In order to celebrate this global partnership, Heroïn has also announced the launch of a new bike, the “HR”. Developed specifically by the Heroïn team to suit cyclists riding…

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17th March, 2017

Unicef Extra Mile: Go a little further for a good cause

On Sunday May 7th runners taking part in the Harmony Geneva Marathon for Unicef races will - for the first time - be offered the opportunity to extend their run for a good cause.

Once they have crossed the finish line, participants in the marathon, half-marathon and relay marathon will be able to run the Unicef Extra Mile, a loop of a couple hundred metres along the Quai du Général-Guisan.

Why would you want to do that, you may ask? Answer: To offer your support for Unicef's vitally important projects in developing countries.

Event director, Benjamin…

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