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Interview: Gold Medal Winner, World Record Setter and Richard Mille Brand Ambassador, Wayde Van Niekerk

World Record runner, Olympic Gold Medalist and Richard Mille brand ambassador, Wayde van Niekerk (photo: R. Naas)

By Roberta Naas
It isn’t everyday you get to spend exclusive one-on-one time with a man who has set a world record and won an Olympic Gold medal, but we had that chance recently when we spoke with Richard Mille brand ambassador, Wayde van Niekerk, who was happy to talk about time and sports. READ MORE

Sprinter Wayde Van Niekerk Officially Named Richard Mille Partner Athlete

Sprinter Wayde Van Niekerk Officially Named Richard Mille Partner Athlete

By Roberta Naas Just about a week ago, we wrote about Gold Olympic medalists from Rio 2016 who were also brand ambassadors. One of those was Wayde Van Niekerk, the South African sprinter. The thing is, Richard Mille had not yet made the announcement that Van Niekerk was a new brand ambassador — but when we saw the watch on his wrist, it seemed a given READ MORE

4 Gold Medal Winners at Rio 2016 Who are Also Watch Brand Ambassadors

4 Gold Medal Winners at Rio 2016 Who are Also Watch Brand Ambassadors

By Roberta Naas Rio 2016, the XXXI Olympic Games, proved to be intensely satisfying (and dissatisfying in some ways) for America. American athletes claimed the highest number of medals – 121 — including 46 Gold, 37 Silver and 38 Bronze. Women won 27 of those 46 Golds. Some of the winners of this year’s Gold medals were also from other countries around the world. Here we bring you a look at four winning athletes who are also watch brand ambassadors. READ MORE

Rio 2016: Men’s USA Basketball Team, Including Haute Time Co-Founder Carmelo Anthony, Takes the Gold

Rio 2016:  Men’s USA Basketball Team, Including Haute Time Co-Founder Carmelo Anthony, Takes the Gold

By Roberta Naas Haute Time’s co-founder and famed NBA player Carmelo Anthony was a leading member of Team USA men’s basketball, which took the win in Rio. The men’s basketball team took home its third consecutive Olympic gold medal.
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One on One: Raynald Aeschlimann, Omega CEO and President, Talks about Rio 2016 and the Precise Olympic Timing

One on One: Raynald Aeschlimann, Omega CEO and President, Talks about Rio 2016 and the Precise Olympic Timing

By Roberta Naas Last week, we brought you the news about the incredible precision timing of the Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games by Omega, which has been the Official Timekeeper of the Olympics for years. Now, we talk with Omega CEO and President Raynald Aeschlimann about what it takes to stay on top of timing the world’s largest sports gathering. READ MORE

Interview: 5 Questions with Usain Bolt, World-Record-Setting Sprinter Extraordinaire and Hublot Brand Ambassador

Interview:  5 Questions with Usain Bolt, World-Record-Setting Sprinter Extraordinaire and Hublot Brand Ambassador

By Roberta Naas On the last day (August 21) of this year’s Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games, Jamaican-born sprinter Usain Bolt will turn 30. No matter how he fares during the Games, the 6’5” soft-spoken, incredibly relaxed young man will still have a legend of accomplishments to boast. Nicknamed “Lightning Bolt,” he is regarded as the fastest person ever timed and holds world records for the 100-metter and 200-meter events. Additionally, among so many other accolades, he has won six gold medals in sprinting at the Olympic Games, is an 11-time world champion, and has been awarded the Laureus World Sportsman of the Year three times. A Hublot brand ambassador, Bolt is ready to take to the track at Rio 2016, but before he left for Brazil, he shared some thoughts on sports and time in an exclusive interview READ MORE

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