Press Releases

SkiStar Hemsedal: Hemsedal extends the ski season!

Apr 16, 2014 13:57 BST SkiStar AB Due to large quantities of snow, Hemsedal has decided to extend the ski season by one weekend. This year you can ski and snowboard until Sunday 11 May at Hemsedal Skisenter.

SkiStar AB: SkiStar aiming for new business with major venture in mountain sports e-commerce

Apr 15, 2014 09:57 BST SkiStar AB With ten million annual visits at and more than one million active customer contacts, SkiStar is now taking the next step towards new business. SkiStar opts to develop e-commerce within mountains sports with the main focus on alpine skiing, to one hundred percent integrated with the existing online booking flow at The launch is planned for the autumn 2014.

Icebug named Official Footwear Sponsor of Orienteering USA

Apr 10, 2014 09:25 BST Icebug AB Orienteering USA has announced Icebug as official footwear sponsor, marking the start of a three-year partnership between the organizations, in which Icebug Footwear will help promote and support the sport of orienteering within the US.

Work complete at Stapenhill Toilets

Apr 09, 2014 16:54 BST East Staffordshire Borough Council Refurbishment of the public toilets in Stapenhill Gardens is now complete. The refurbishment is part of the Council’s ongoing commitment of providing improved facilities across the borough.

New Play Area at Branston Water Park

Apr 09, 2014 11:03 BST East Staffordshire Borough Council Work to replace the existing play area at Branston Water Park has completed and is now open to the public. Work started on the £40,000 installation in March and has opened in plenty of time for the Easter Holidays.

WRC lead extended as Ogier wins for VW in Rally Portugal

Apr 08, 2014 12:10 BST Volkswagen UK ► Third win of the 2014 WRC for Ogier/Ingrassia, fourth for Volkswagen ► Record achievement – longest winning run in WRC history for the Polo R WRC ► Volkswagen increases its lead in the Manufacturers’ Championship

Berria Bike launches frames reinforced by TeXtreme®

Apr 08, 2014 07:57 BST Oxeon AB Berria Bike has introduced its new 2014 bikes in Feria de Madrid. The top models, Bravo Team 29 MTB and Team Belador Road frames are both using the carbon fiber material TeXtreme®.

SkiStar Åre: 10th anniversary for Jon Olsson’s event in Åre

Apr 07, 2014 15:31 BST SkiStar AB Jon Olsson is celebrating ten years as an event organiser in Åre with a great show featuring several of the world’s best freeriders in the Head Big Air. In concert with the freestyle show some of the alpine World Cup top racers will take part in the parallel slalom event Betsafe Alpine Challenge; this year also including female athletes such as Olympic gold medallist Julia Mancuso.

Elton John backs next generation of Olympians and Paralympians with charity concert for SportsAid

Apr 07, 2014 13:49 BST SportsAid SportsAid is very proud to announce that Sir Elton John CBE will be giving a live solo performance at Stoke Park to raise money for to help young Olympic and Paralympic hopefuls. Tickets are still available and available through Ticketmaster.

Go off trail with Icebugs Ardor olx

Apr 07, 2014 10:49 BST Icebug AB New for Spring 2014, Icebug® Footwear is proud to present the Ardor olx. Born out of the need for ultimate traction, this shoe is at home off-trail and truly shines when the going gets rough, slippery or wet.