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2012-08-23 02:24:01

STOCKHOLM, August 23, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Swedish Fashion Brand Establishes First Store In Asia On Shanghai's West Nanjing Rd, the luxury-shopping street that houses flagship stores of numerous global brands, Swedish Fashion brand Bjorn Borg is now launching a shop-in-shop in fashionable Sogo Department store. At the same time, the company introduces their range throughout the whole of China through collaboration with e-tailer Taobao - a Chinese equivalent to eBay or...

2012 - The Year Of The Twitter Olympics
2012-08-14 08:28:04

Derek Walter for redOrbit.com - Your Universe Online The 2012 London Olympics was built up as the “Twitter Olympics,” and it certainly did not disappoint. Many athletes tweeted after winning medals, while numerous fans mentioned athletes (sometimes not so kindly) during the Games. Twitter said that users sent over 150 million tweets during the Olympics´ 16-day run. American athletes, such as Michael Phelps, Ryan Lochte and Gabby Douglas, were among the leaders in...

2012-08-07 06:24:53

NEW YORK, Aug. 7, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- After six months of rigorous research, Manhattan Mocap, LLC, together with the New York Times and the NYU Movement Lab, released its first analysis of three-times gold medalist Dana Vollmer of the US Olympic swim team, silver medalist Abby Johnston of the US Olympic diving team, and Nick McCrory, who competes this week in the 10-meter platform-diving event for the US team in London. Researchers studied these athletes as they trained in pools across the...

2012-08-02 23:00:26

Effortless Swimming Head Coach Brenton Ford says the Ian Thorpe swimming documentary gives handy pointers to swimmers wanting to improve their style and stroke. Melbourne, Victoria (PRWEB) August 02, 2012 Ian Thorpe´s documentary 'Ian Thorpe: The Swimmer' has revealed some useful tips for swimmers of all levels. The documentary, which aired on ABC1 last month, follows Ian Thorpe´s swimming comeback as he trained for the Olympic trials in Adelaide in March. Ian Thorpe, who is...

2012-07-28 23:01:58

Is one of the main reasons behind American swimmer Michael Phelps unprecedented success his whopping 12000 calories per day diet, physiology or something else? New York, NY (PRWEB) July 28, 2012 Artist and Behavioral Specialist Greg Herzog, uses COLOR CODING DNA® Technique, to help better understand the performance of Michael Phelps and his 2012 London Olympic medal quest. So what is it that gives Michael Phelps his unique competitive edge? Greg Herzog, a former sub four minute miler...

2012-07-13 02:21:21

IRVINE, Calif., July 13, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- O'Neill 365, the women's activewear line from the world's leading surf, snow and youth lifestyle brand for 60 years, O'Neill, is proud to announce the official launch of the Natalie Coughlin Collection. The limited edition capsule is exclusively designed by Coughlin and inspired by her life as an athlete. (Photo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20120713/LA39818) "Being a competitive athlete not only requires intensive training year-round, but...

2012-04-27 10:22:23

In the lead up to London 2012, the Canadian Paralympic Committee adds 18 summer athletes to its bold marketing campaign OTTAWA, April 27, 2012 /PRNewswire/ - They represent you and your country, but have you been introduced? It's time. Through determination, perseverance and undeniable dedication to sport, they are some of the best athletes in the world. We would like you to meet: -- Wheelchair racer Diane Roy, a force to be reckoned with who has been dubbed...

2011-06-24 13:18:00

NEW YORK, June 24, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- On June 24, 2011, Mediaplanet Publishing released a Sleep report to targeted markets in USA Today. The report will be distributed to 1.3 million readers with contributions from Dara Torres, HGTV's Genevieve Gorder, Alliance Health, American Sleep Apnea Association, and leading sleep experts. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20100820/CG52983LOGO) Pillow Talk with Dara Torres Olympic gold medalist Dara Torres makes sleep a priority. As a...

2010-12-18 11:00:00

NEW YORK, Dec. 18, 2010 /PRNewswire/ -- See video from Speedo at: http://www.thenewsmarket.com/Releases/StoryDetailPage.aspx?GUID=d8885f67-03cb-4866-a194-f76e3f9f9082&lr=ls Day 3 of the 10th FINA World Swimming Championship (25 m), sponsored by Speedo, saw swimmers Ranomi Kromowidjojo, Ryan Lochte and Katie Hoff enter the mix zone at the Hamdan bin Mohammed bin Rashid sports complex, in Dubai. Available video includes an edited package with soundbites. About thenewsmarket.com...

2010-05-24 07:25:00

OVERLAND PARK, Kan., May 24 /PRNewswire/ -- More than 10,000 children on 4 continents will bob, float and flutter kick their way into the record books by participating in The World's Largest Swimming Lesson(TM) at 2 p.m. GMT on Thursday, June 3rd. Hundreds of aquatic facilities from Disney's Typhoon Lagoon near Orlando, Florida to swim schools in Orange Country, CA to community centers in the Bronx, to locations as far reaching as Zambia, Lebanon, Dubai, and the USAG-Humphreys in South...