The Audi Concept Design Munich designed and developed the Audi Carbon Ski concept that combines technology from the motorsports and winter sports industries. The Audi Carbon Ski has wooden core plus layers of aluminum and titanium, all covered in a carbon case. At 1,550 grams (with a ski length of 170 cm), the ski will … Continued
Kicking off the 2011 ATP World Tour, Roger Federer and Rafael Nadal played the most unique round of tennis ever , in the waters outside of Doha, Qatar. The tennis stars faced off on a floating court in Doha Bay Sunday, just ahead of the first tournament of the year, the Qatar Open. The two … Continued
AC Milan reached dizzying new heights on Friday, when they played football at the top of the world’s tallest building, The Burj Khalifa. With a pitch specially created on the towering 828 metre-plus structure, the AC Milan team took their game to levels never seen before. The AC Milan squad were in Dubai for their … Continued
Westin has become the latest global hotel chain to partner with a sportswear manufacturer, announcing a collaboration with fitness brand New Balance. The luxury hotel brand said December 14 that it will provide guests with New Balance sneakers and sportswear to use when staying. In-room exercise programs that include stretching, cardio and yoga will also … Continued
French luxury designer Louis Vuitton has released their new 4Motion Performance Eyewear frames this week. The 4Motion line consists of styles for both water and snow sports with the frame adjusting to the wearer. The 4Motion line is exclusively available from Louis Vuitton stores worldwide in yellow, black, blue and red.
Infiniti, the luxury Japanese automaker, has partnered with Volant, the Austria-based manufacturer of premium ski equipment to create one hundred of Infiniti-Volant Limited edition ski packs for winter sport enthusiasts in Europe. The pack includes plus skis and bindings support bars for the car. Each pair of skis as Infiniti will be engraved with the … Continued
UK designer Paul Smith and Giro are collaborating on a selection of cycling helmets, reflecting Paul Smithâ€™s interests and youth. Paul has chosen one style of cycling helmet which he has customised in three different styles – each feature unique Paul Smith designs. A keen cycling fan, Paul Smith fell into fashion aged 17 after … Continued
Pop singer Madonna is opening a chain of fitness centers around the world to be known as Hard Candy Fitness global gyms. The first gym opens in Mexico City on November 29, with Madonna planning to attend the launch. The first Hard Candy Fitness center is “a beautiful and uniquely designed 30,000 square foot space” … Continued
The England rugby team today announced a long-term partnership with the French sports label, Eden Park, as their official formal-wear provider. Tailoring an exclusive collection of bespoke formal-wear for all 215 members of the England squad, it’s the first French brand to dress the England team. The six-year deal will cover the next two rugby … Continued
Forbes has unveiled a list of highest-paid tennis players in the world. Half of the top 10 are men and the half women. Roger Federer tops the list with whole year’s income of 43 million U.S. dollars while Russia’s Maria Sharapova follows him with earning of 24.5 million U.S. dollars. The rankings are based on … Continued
HermÃ¨s has unveiled a high-tech modular saddle featuring a tree made of carbon and injected thermoplastic. â€œThis is at the heart of the essence of HermÃ¨s, which is about marrying tradition and innovation,â€ said HermÃ¨s artistic director Pierre-Alexis Dumas. As you can see in on the pictures, this HermÃ¨s â€œTalarisâ€ Saddle is a highly structured … Continued
Dolce & Gabbana will design the formal club suits for Chelsea Football team after signing a new three-year partnership, according to Vogue UK. Using the club’s signature blue, the designer duo have created two outfits for the players – the first comprises a three piece suit with an embroidered logo crest. The second comprises a … Continued
English Premiership giant Manchester United is the most valuable franchise in sports, according to a study compiled by Forbes Magazine. Forbes released its list of the world’s most valuable teams Wednesday, with Manchester on top at 1.84 billion dollars. The second highest and top North American franchise is the National Football League’s Dallas Cowboys at … Continued
The new city bike in carbon-fiber by Alberto Del Biondi Industria del Design for Le Coq Sportif, inspired by Tour De France.
Studio Aruliden designed this Ping Pong table for Puma with a chalk surface for keeping score, and a level underneath for placing all your items during play. The table will be for sale at the Conran Shop in New York on June 3. The table will also sell online for $3,900.
French fashion house Louis Vuitton has unveiled an elegant leather-bound case that it produced to carry the trophy to South Africa on Tuesday. This case has been unveiled in the presence of Patrick-Louis Vuitton, Yves Carcelle (CEO of Louis Vuitton), and also the supermodel Naomi Campbell. From the tournament’s beginning in 1930, the World Cup … Continued
Steinmetz, the Geneva Switzerland based diamond company, have signed a deal with McLaren to show off their spectacular jewels. In previous years at Monaco, McLaren’s drivers have had their initials encrusted onto their helmets with diamonds, but Steinmetz have opted for a more hands on approach for the 2010 showpiece event. Hamilton will have the … Continued
The newest Lexus is certainly a hybrid but not the kind that you would except. The Hybrid Bicycle is a â€œdesign concept the captures the fundamental engineering and design values of the brand, but with two wheels rather than four.â€ Power comes from the pedal of the rider increased by help of the front wheel … Continued
Burton will launch for the fall/winter 2011 the vapor snowboard Paul Smith.
The Dolce & Gabbana Calcio underwear campaign honours 5 Italian football players: Antonio Di Natale, Vincenzo Iaquinta, Claudio Marchisio, Federico Marchetti and Domenico Criscito. The campaign was shot in front of a locker room shower stall and was done by the internationally known fashion photographer Mariano Vivanco.