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Action sports - 01 Aug 2007
Opening of X Games 13 to Reach 267 Million Television Viewers in 145 Countries; plus countless others around the world through
Action sports - 04 Oct 2004
LONDON October 1st, 2004 Extreme Sports Channel has announced two new deals, the first being with German cable operator, Kabel Deutschland.
Action sports - 06 Sep 2004
Extreme Group is pleased to announce the acquisition of the business of Legends Surf Shops Plc. Extreme Group ( who own and run Extreme Sports Channel and, Europe's leading online and mail order surf, skate and snow retailer, were backed by Aspen Capital in the deal.
Action sports - 10 May 2004
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Action sports - 30 Sep 2003
TG4 launches an exciting new sports series today in Dublin. The series called Spórt Xtreme brings some of the most dangerous and challenging sports from all over the World onto our screens. Sponsored by Red Bull Spórt Xtreme can be seen on TG4 weekly from Tuesday 30th September at 6.00pm. The series consists of 10 half-hour programmes.
Action sports - 25 Feb 2003
After a highly successful debut in Rio last year, the ESPN Latin American X Games will return to Rio de Janeiro April 11-13 for Latin American X Games II, which will be held on Leme Beach, Copacabana.
Action sports - 31 Jan 2003
CLEVELAND, OHIO – Gravity Games officials announced today that the world’s leading action sports competition will return to Cleveland’s North Coast Harbor, behind the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, September 10-14, 2003.
Action sports - 17 Jan 2003
Extreme Sports Channel is pleased to announce a further expansion of its reach in Scandinavia, Finland and The Netherlands.
Action sports - 07 Nov 2002
Vodafone live! customers will now be able to enjoy great extreme sports content from the Extreme Sports Channel on their mobile phones, after a deal closed with Mobile Entertainment Corporation (MEC).
Action sports - 09 Oct 2002
Extreme International have announced another substantial supply deal, this time to Rome-based TV network, Stream. The deal, which is for 200 hours of Action and Extreme Sports programming, incepts this month (October 2002).
Action sports - 16 Aug 2002
X Games VIII, the world's premier action sports event, will receive the largest worldwide television distribution of any previous X Games event, it was announced today by Mark Reilly, vice president and general manager, Global X Games.
Action sports - 02 Jul 2002
NEW YORK – The Gravity Games announced that SoBe is the Official Beverage of the 2002 event. To be held this year in Cleveland’s North Coast Harbor behind the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, July 27 – August 4, the Gravity Games is the highest-rated, best-attended action sports, music and lifestyle event in the world.
Action sports - 20 Jun 2002
The Extreme Sports Channel is pleased to announce continuing expansion across Europe, bringing the total number of countries receiving the channel up to fifty additionally the channel has announced the sponsorship of new athletes in the fields of wakeboarding and surfing.
Action sports - 19 Jun 2002
After a highly successful debut last year, the European X Games Qualifier (EXQ) will return to Barcelona, Spain gathering more than 250 of Europe's leading action sports athletes competing in Bicycle Stunt, Skateboard and Aggressive In-line Skating.
Action sports - 06 Jun 2002
NEW YORK – The Gravity Gamesä announced that Dodge is the presenting sponsor and Official Vehicle of the 2002 event. To be held this year in Cleveland’s North Coast Harbor behind the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum, July 27 – August 4, the Gravity Games is the highest-rated, best-attended action sports, music and lifestyle event in the world.
Action sports - 29 May 2002
ESPN, the action sports leader, will organize and televise a new annual team event, The X Games Global Championship, which will feature two distinct venues hosting competitions in summer and winter action sports simultaneously.
Action sports - 24 Apr 2002
HONOLULU, HI (April 23, 2002) - TEAM Unlimited has secured a key strategic relationship with Extreme International Limited to disseminate TEAM television productions of the XTERRA Planet Series and Hawaii’s Ocean Games to broadcast outlets throughout the world.
Action sports - 20 Mar 2002
ESPN has signed adidas, MasterCard, and Timnet as gold sponsors for its first-ever Latin American X Games Qualifier, it was announced today by Julio Bartolo, general manager, ESPN Brasil.
Action sports - 15 Mar 2002
Extreme Group and Sports Vision have joined forces to create a through the line extreme sports marketing outfit, EX Events.
Action sports - 05 Mar 2002
Extreme Group, the world's leading media company in the extreme sports sector and parent company of the Extreme Sports Channel, has landed EX TV on Fox Sports Net in the U.S.
Action sports - 22 Feb 2002
Cleveland will host the fourth annual Gravity Games, the world’s leading action sports festival, July 27 – August 4, 2002, Gravity Games and city officials announced today. The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum will serve as the Games' hub of activities.
Action sports - 01 Feb 2002
The leading targeted media company, Octagon, the global sports marketing arm of the Interpublic Group; and NBC Sports announced today the creation of a strategic partnership that will be responsible for the management and continued development domestically and internationally of the Gravity Games, the action sports, music and lifestyle property and brand.
Action sports - 29 Jan 2002
Extreme Sports Channel has won the TV rights for the legendary extreme sports event, the Gravity Games.
Action sports - 10 Jan 2002
Pan-american Sports Network - PSN- the leading panregional pay TV sports network in Latin America, announced today the addition of two new original productions, Surfista and Ex-Terra, which will premiere on January 12 and January 19, respectively.
Action sports - 24 Oct 2001
ESPN and Globo are teaming up to bring the excitement of the X Games, the world's premier action sports franchise, to Brazilian viewers when the event is held next March, it was announced today.
Action sports - 09 Jul 2001
Extreme Group is proud to announce the launch of Extremepie: The Shop, a new retail arm under the EX brand utilising mail order (catalogue), t-commerce (TV shopping - coming soon) and e-commerce (
Action sports - 22 Mar 2001
With the favourable exchange rate (ZAR - $) to international companies, sponsorship of the IWSF 2001 Wakeboard World Championships and IFCA 2001 Windsurfing World championships has suddenly become very affordable with a very high ROI.
Action sports - 01 Mar 2001
The London based sales office of Extreme International has signed a 3-year deal with Sony Pictures Entertainment's AXN channel in Spain to provide a minimum of 50 hours of content a year, for 3 years.
Action sports - 08 Dec 2000
X Games Qualifiers Move from Thailand to Malaysia
Action sports - 07 Dec 2000
Extreme Sports Channel Launched in Russia
Action sports - 13 Oct 2000
Extreme Sports Channel Launches in the UK
Action sports - 26 Sep 2000
Extreme Sports Channel Now Available on CanalDigitaal
Action sports - 22 Sep 2000
Joint Venture Takes Sports Broadcasting to the Extreme
Action sports - 15 Sep 2000
Extreme International Lands Distribution Deal
Action sports - 21 Aug 2000
ESPN to Launch X Games Global Challenge in 2002
Action sports - 04 Aug 2000
Extreme Sports Channel Signs Cuervo European Tour
Action sports - 18 Jul 2000
Toyota Renews Sponsorship with Asian X Games Qualifers
Action sports - 30 Jun 2000
Extreme Sports Channel goes Digital with PrimaCom
Action sports - 14 Jun 2000
UPCtv and OSM announce the first World Extreme Games <br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br><br>
Action sports - 04 May 2000
Extreme Sports Channel Expands European Coverage
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