(10/2014) Britain's Nigel Lamb won the 2014 Red Bull Air Race World Championship on Sunday, October 26th with a dramatic victory under pressure at the season finale in Spielberg, Austria. With a fourth place finish in front of a sell-out crowd of 35,000 spectators, Austria's Hannes Arch ends up second in the overall ranking.
FIS Alpine Skiing World Cup 2014/2015 A new season characterised by youth
(10/2014) Today Sölden in Austria saw the launch of the 2014/2015 Alpine skiing season, which for Longines will be characterised by youth. Longines is indeed delighted to offer its support to the best up-and-coming Alpine skiers through the Longines Future Ski Champions race, which will take place in Val d'Isère the same weekend as the women's World Cup races.
Supported by CX Swiss Military Watch Ahmed Gabr - when two Guinness Book of World Records entries pair up
(09/2014) The Egyptian diver Ahmed Gabr successfully set a new World Record now acknowledged by the Guinness Book of World Records Thursday September 18th 2014. Mr Gabr set a new benchmark diving to 332.4 meters in Dahab, Egypt.
OMEGA: the timekeeper Let the Youth Olympic Games begin!
(08/2014) OMEGA has served as Official Timekeeper of the Youth Olympic Games since the inaugural edition in Singapore in 2010 and will again be on hand at every venue to time, measure, record, display and distribute the results of each competition for all 28 sports, including the programme’s two newest events, golf and rugby.
Yana Kudryavtseva and Giulia Steingruber New Longines Ambassadors of Elegance
(08/2014) The Swiss watch brand Longines officially presented today in Saint-Imier its two new Longines Ambassadors of Elegance, Yana Kudryavtseva and Giulia Steingruber. Both gymnastic stars will represent a model in steel and rose gold cap from the Conquest Classic collection. Housing a mechanical calibre, this magnificent watch features a white mother-of-pearl dial and 12 diamond indices.
Football superstar joins the Swiss pioneering watch brand’s star team of sports ambassadors Cristiano Ronaldo joins TAG Heuer
(07/2014) Two-time Ballon d’Or winner, Real Madrid forward and Captain of the Portugal team at the World Cup in Brazil, Cristiano Ronaldo joins an illustrious roster of TAG Heuer sports stars and celebrities that includes film actors Cameron Diaz and Leonardo DiCaprio, WTA tennis champion Maria Sharapova, Formula One World Champion Jenson Button, World Rally Champion Sébastien Ogier and the entire crew of 2013 America’s Cup winner Oracle Team USA.
In the same breath as the professionals DAVOSA sponsors world record-holding diver Nikolay (Nik) Linder
(06/2014) Freedivers are a different species: Instead of using compressed air cylinders, they dive down into the ocean’s depths as far as a single breath will take them. And that’s really quite far in the case of a professional freediver like Nik Linder.
An English Day at the Races Tennis Legend Stefanie Graf joins Longines at Royal Ascot
(06/2014) Longines Ambassador of Elegance Stefanie Graf spent the day at Royal Ascot as Longines celebrated eight years of being the Official Timekeeper of Royal Ascot. In addition, the Swiss watch brand is the Official Watch of the event. Stefanie presented a Conquest Classic watch to the winning owner, trainer, jockey and lad of Sole Power, winner of the King’s Stand Stakes, the prestigious Grade 1 race held on the opening day of the Royal Ascot meeting.
Longines Grand Prix in St. Gallen Excellent results for Switzerland
(06/2014) After a thrilling competition, the Swiss Paul Estermann wins the “Longines Grand Prix der Schweiz” in St. Gallen with Castlefield Eclipse. The winner of the „Longines Trophy“ was Olivier Philippaerts from Belgium. The Swiss watch brand supports the Longines CSIO Schweiz for the 13th time as official partner and timekeeper.
At a secret Shanghai garden George Clooney joins OMEGA for an exclusive event
(05/2014) OMEGA and long-time brand ambassador George Clooney met in Shanghai for an evening of celebration. The award-winning actor and producer was part of a star-studded event on 16 May where OMEGA showcased its new Seamaster Aqua Terra timepieces.
Two-time Ballon d’Or winner Football superstar Cristiano Ronaldo is TAG Heuer Brand Ambassador
(04/2014) TAG Heuer, the world leader in prestigious and high-end chronographs, is proud to announce the signing of football superstar Cristiano Ronaldo to a long-term partnership as a TAG Heuer Brand Ambassador.
A chance for a better future IWC Schaffhausen is supporting the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation
(03/2014) For the eighth time, IWC Schaffhausen is supporting the good work carried out across the globe by the Laureus Sport for Good Foundation with a limited-edition timepiece in characteristic Laureus blue.
BIG BANG UNICO CHRONO BI-RETROGRAD Official Watch of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil
(03/2014) It's the Official Watch of this year's FIFA World Cup™. It's also the first Big Bang Unico Bi-Retrograde Chrono. It's a first for Hublot, who has never before produced a bi-retrograde function, along with a central chrono, a movement with patent pending.
Longines Rising Ski Stars Mikaela Shiffrin and Alexis Pinturault are the winners
(03/2014) As the official timekeeper for the FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, Longines awarded today in Lenzerheide the Longines Rising Ski Stars prize. Rewarding the two best young athletes taking part in the FIS Alpine Ski World Cup, this prize reflects the Swiss watch brand’s continued support for young athletes.
Mission is to empower women and girls Hublot renews its support for the Womanity Foundation
(02/2014) Since 2007, Hublot has supported the charity projects of the Womanity Foundation (formerly the Smiling Children Foundation) whose mission is to empower women and young girls in Afghanistan, Brazil, India, Israel, Morocco and the Palestinian Territories.