GoDubai
  
  
  
  
Citylife > Press Release
  Home Contact us Add to Favourites
Most Recent Postings
More Press Releses
Featured Sections

Event Finder
A daily roundup of exhibitions, promotions and other events in Dubai and the rest of the Emirates.
Submit an Event
Latest Dubai Press Releases >> Lifestyle

 
  Share

Dubai, UAE, October 18, 2017:  Tissot, the number one Swiss Traditional watch brand, will be lending its expertise to the 18th Asian Games Jakarta Palembang 2018 as Official Timekeeper. For the first time in Asian Games history, two cities will co-host the event. It will take place in the Indonesian capital of Jakarta and the capital of Indonesian province of South Sumatra, Palembang, from August 18 to September 2, 2018. 

Tissot and the Asian Games share values such as tradition, precision and passion. Like the watch brand, The Asian Games, held every four years, have a rich history dating back to 1951, representing the oldest and most prestigious event in the calendar of the Olympic Council of Asia. Gathering the highest number of participants worldwide, it is the largest multi-sport Games. Athletes from 45 NOCs will have the opportunity to show what they are made of in the 67 various disciplines. In addition to all the traditional sports such as swimming, athletics, basketball and cycling, the Asian Games also feature sports such as sepaktakraw, pencak silat, wushu and kabaddi that are traditional to Asian culture. 

Tissot acquired the expertise to provide the many disciplines with the utmost precision thanks to a deep-rooted passion. The passion translated into a comprehensive schedule of high-profile timekeeping partnerships over the years. They include basketball with the NBA and FIBA; cycling with the Tour de France and the UCI World Cycling Championships; motorsports with MotoGPTM and the FIM World Superbike Championship and rugby with the European Rugby Champions and Challenge Cups and the TOP14. Tissot is also the Official Timekeeper of the World Championships of fencing and ice hockey. Furthermore, this marks the 20th anniversary since Tissot first timed the Asian Games in Bangkok, in 1998. For Tissot, it is a perfect platform for demonstrating its dedication to precision in action, which is why it will be continuing to do so, the agreement having also been signed for the 19th Asian Games Hangzhou in 2022. 

Active involvement in all of these sports brings the brand closer to fans all over the world, whether they are watching live, on television or taking part in the action by wearing one of the associated special edition watches, which Tissot will produce in honour of this impressive event. 

Tissot President, François Thiébaud stated “The Asian Games reflect the Tissot spirit perfectly by  their diversity and dynamism and allow us to set ourselves apart with impeccable timekeeping and the most accurate measurement, which further confirms the quality of our watches. Even though we have provided our services to the Asian Games before, we strive to bring even more precision and innovation on every occasion, as we do for our watches. “Innovators by tradition” is our motto and we stand by it.”

The Asian Games will definitely be an event to be proud of. Whether it is for those taking part in the organisation, the athletes themselves or the billions of fans and supporters across Asia, this partnership promises to put on a show which is not to be missed.



Posted by : GoDubai Editorial Team
Viewed 15055 times
Posted on : Wednesday, October 18, 2017  
Replication or redistribution in whole or in part is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent of GoDubai.com.
Previous Story : Glamazle.com introduces Super Matte ‘Glambry' lip tints for the perfect pout
Next Story : Dabur Egypt crowns Miss Egypt 2017 Farah Shaban as Miss Vatika Beautiful
Email this article Print this article

Share this article with your friends and followers
NewsVine

Comments

Back to Top  
Most Viewed Press Release posted in the last 7 days
MAC - Hyper Real Glow
Introducing Vitabrid C12, a brand-new, proprietary form of active Vitamin C bein...
M∙A∙C Mineralize Total Detox
5 things to know about collagen
Fresh Hair in an Instant with SHOW Beauty
PUMA and Sahntell Martin Unveil Debut Collection
Amadeo® Fleurier 39 “Fan”
Show/Pop-up Event “Pret-A-Cover™ Buyers Lane” to Be Launched in Dubai From March...
Mother's Day Gift Guide 2018 from The Little Birdy Group
Moreish Café in Dubai introduces a healthy Quinoa Burrito
True Colours
Robinsons Honored for Outstanding Store Design
UAE Team Emirates' Mirza Takes Gold at Asian Cycling Championships
Phenomenal development in falconry racing from small beginnings: HHC Deputy CEO
WGS 2018: Opening Session Highlights Importance of Embracing Smart Living to Enh...
Splash receives 2 awards
Arab Duo Showcase Team's Potential in Final Stage of Dubai Tour
RAK Hospital launches the biggest weight-loss challenge in association with MoHA...
2XL launches Malmo Bed with floral designs for a vintage shabby chic inspired ma...
Bridal Glow is Skin Deep: Tips for every bride-to-be in 2018
Food Lovers Rejoice: Dubai Food Festival Is Back This Month
Mealtop, Introducing a Whole New Dessert Experience
Al Ahli Holding Group to redefine the UAE value shopping category through an AED...
Optim-Eyes Lashes & Brows with Filorga
British Orchard Kids Kingdom Nursery wins Sharjah Economic Excellence Network Award
Global Dialogue for Happiness: Bestselling Author Advises Governments to Integra...
WGS 2018: Governments Need to Prioritize Wellbeing of Citizens, Say Internationa...
Voting for Superbrands 2018 has commenced
Under the Patronage and Presence of H.H. Sheikh Saud bin Saqr Al Qasimi, Member ...
The new BMW HP4 RACE arrives at Abu Dhabi Motors – one of just 750 built
The Robots Are Coming: Ministry of Finance Brings Artificial Intelligence to Dub...
NEZO launches new identity to guide consumers in selecting the best salt for the...
WGS 2018 Global Dialogue for Happiness: Australian Expert Underlines Importance ...
Leading Scientists, Astronauts Share Insights on why Space Exploration Matters a...
Qualcomm Extends Cash Tender Offer for All Outstanding Shares of NXP
ADNOC Schools Team Wins Etihad Artificial Intelligence Competition
New Report from Accenture and the World Government Summit Finds That Regulators ...
Potential automation of 20 million jobs in the Middle East
WGS 2018 Global Dialogue for Happiness: Former Finland PM Discusses Secrets of S...
First Ever UAE Race Car Fitted with Immensa 3D Printed Parts
WGS 2018: Innovation to Propel Dubai into the Next Century
Garbiñe Muguruza Hungry for Success at Dubai Duty Free Tennis Championships
Dubai Electronic Security Center Receives Overwhelming Interest From Regional an...
WGS 2018: Governments of the Future Must Work Smartly with Innovation and Technology
Turkish Airlines has announced its 2018 January passenger and cargo traffic results.
Global Expansion in sight for ICONS© Coffee Couture
WGS 2018: World-Renowned Author Opens Landmark Summit with Plea for Compassion a...
Redefining the Skin Clinic Experience. #allnewkaya opens in Muscat City Centre!
Global energy shifts set to transform the Middle East energy sector
Emirates firms up order for up to 36 additional A380s