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  • April 04, 2018

    Commonwealth Games

    Longines Record Club officially launched in the Gold Coast today

    On 3 April, Longines, the Official Timekeeper of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018), hosted its Elegance is an Attitude Black-Tie dinner to launch Longines Records Club. Notable guests included Juan-Carlos Capelli, Vice-President of Longines and Head of International Marketing alongside The Honourable Peter Beattie AC and Dr Heather Beattie, Mr Kerry Stokes AC and Christine Simpson Stokes, former Australian athlete Matt Shirvington and Longines Friends and Rugby Sevens athletes Charlotte Caslick and Charlie Taylor. In addition to being the Official Timekeeper, Longines is Presenting Partner of Athletics (Track & Field), Gymnastics, Rugby Sevens and Table Tennis. During the 11 days of competition, Longines Records Club will host a number of events including a Mini Games Day for children as well as events celebrating both women and men in sport. Additionally, every time a world record or commonwealth Games record is broken, Longines will invite the talented athlete to Longines Records Club for a special records ceremony. On these occasions and in recognition of their outstanding achievement, each world record breaker will be presented with a Longines Conquest V.H.P. Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games watch, a personal certificate of achievement and donation in the athlete’s name to UNICEF. The Commonweatlth Games records will also celebrated during the Longines Records Ceremonies. The record-breaking athletes will be presented with a personal certificate of achievement and a donation in the athlete’s name to UNICEF. The Longines Boutique situated at Longines Records Club on Broadbeach, will also give the public the chance to discover one of the most important timekeeping devices created by Longines in 1954, the Chronocinégines, as well as Longines’ various collections.

  • April 04, 2018

    Commonwealth Games

    The Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games has officially started today

    Today, the Opening Ceremony of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018) was held at Carrara Stadium. This spectacular global event marked the beginning of GC2018. As the Official Timekeeper of GC2018, Longines is looking forward to providing its timing expertise throughout this multi-sport competition in the Sunshine State, Gold Coast. With generations of experience as official timekeeper of world championships, a long-time supporter of the Commonwealth Games and a partner of international sports federations, the Swiss watch brand, Longines is known worldwide for excellence in precision timing.%break% Longines is the Presenting Partner of Gymnastics and Table Tennis, both are scheduled to begin from 9.00am tomorrow in the various venues around Gold Coast. Longines is looking forward to seeing many record-breaking performances during these 11 days of intense competition. Longines wishes the best of luck to each athlete participating in GC2018. Let the Games begin!

  • April 03, 2018

    Commonwealth Games

    The Queen’s Baton Relay arrived in Gold Coast

    Today Longines Friend of the Brand and Australian athlete Amy Pejkovic arrived in Gold Coast with the Queen’s Baton, of which Longines is the proud Official Partner, for the last step of its journey through all the countries and nations of the Commonwealth around the world. The Opening Ceremony of the XXI Commonwealth Games will indeed take place tomorrow April 4, 2018 in the Australian city, marking the start of ten days of intense competition. During her run, Amy was wearing the Conquest V.H.P. Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, featuring the colors of this unique international sporting event. This special edition of the Conquest V.H.P. model is meant as a tribute to this multi-sport event, of which Longines is the Official Timekeeper, as well as the Presenting Partner of Athletics (Track & Field), Gymnastics, Rugby Sevens and Table Tennis.%break% Longines wishes the best of luck to all the participating athletes and is looking forward to seeing many record-breaking performances captured by its official timekeeping equipment across all eighteen competition venues.

  • March 29, 2018

    Commonwealth Games

    10 Days to Go - The Countdown is on for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games

    As the Official Timekeeper and Presenting Partner of Athletics, Gymnastics, Rugby Sevens and Table Tennis of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, Longines looks forward to 11 action packed days of sporting excellence, elegance at Longines Records Club and precision in timing in Australia from 4 April 2018. In exactly 10 days from now, the message from Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II sealed in the Queen’s Baton, of which Longines is the proud Partner, will be revealed at the Opening Ceremony. This moment will mark the official beginning of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, one of the greatest multi-sport events with athletes participating from 70 Commonwealth nations and territories. From 4 to 15 April, Longines will be delivering precise timing, scoring and result services to feed the global broadcast and provide official results of all the competitions which will be held during the event. Longines once again wishes all the best to all participating athletes and is looking forward to seeing many record-breaking performances captured by its official timekeeping equipment throughout the 11 days of the Games.

  • March 16, 2018

    Commonwealth Games

    The Queen’s Baton Relay arrived in Cairns

    Today, Australian archery champion Taylor Worth carried the Queen’s Baton in Cairns, with the Conquest V.H.P. Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games at his wrist. Bearing the colours of this great international sporting event, this exceptional timepiece features an engraving of the Gold Coast 2018 logo with the mention “Gold Coast 2018 XXI Commonwealth Games”. Longines is delighted to be the Official Partner of the Queen’s Baton Relay, which is traveling through the nations of the Commonwealth to the Opening Ceremony of the XXI Commonwealth Games on 4 April 2018. Known worldwide for its excellence in precision timing, Longines is proud to be the Official Timekeeper of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games and is looking forward to the beginning of the competition in 18 days.

  • February 22, 2018

    Commonwealth Games

    The Queen’s Baton Relay arrived in Melbourne

    On 10 February 2018, Australian actress Tessa James had the honor of carrying the Queen’s Baton in Melbourne. She was wearing the Conquest V.H.P. Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, a special edition of the Conquest V.H.P. model bearing the colours of this great international sporting event. This exceptional timepiece represents a new achievement in the field of quartz, combining great precision, high technicality and a sporty look, marked by the brand’s unique elegance. Longines is proud to be the Official Partner and Watch of the Queen’s Baton Relay, which will arrive on the Gold Coast in 53 days for the Opening Ceremony of the XXI Commonwealth Games. This unique multi-sport event, of which Longines is the Official Timekeeper, will be held from 4 April to 15 April 2018 and will gather athletes from seventy Commonwealth nations and territories.

  • February 06, 2018

    Commonwealth Games

    Longines and its Ambassador of Elegance Aishwarya Rai Bachchan welcome the 2018 Queen’s Baton to the brand new Longines boutique in Sydney

    Today, Longines had the pleasure of inaugurating its newest Boutique in Sydney, Australia. On this occasion, Longines Ambassador of Elegance Aishwarya Rai joined Longines Vice-President and Head of International Marketing Juan-Carlos Capelli to perform the official ribbon cutting ceremony. As the Official Timekeeper of the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games (GC2018) and Official Partner of the Queen’s Baton Relay, Longines also welcomed the Queen’s Baton to the Boutique during the event. “We are very proud to have opened our Australian Boutique in this extraordinary venue and to provide our customers with the opportunity to discover our watches in an elegant environment reflecting the DNA of the brand,” said Mr Juan-Carlos Capelli. “Longines is very proud to be part of the upcoming Commonwealth Games as the Official Timekeeper, as well as the Presenting Partner of Athletics, Gymnastics and Rugby Sevens, and Co-Presenting Partner of Table Tennis. We are looking forward to seeing many record-breaking performances during these ten days of intense competition.” During the event, Longines Ambassador of Elegance, Aishwarya Rai Bachchan said, “I am delighted to be in Australia to inaugurate this beautiful store and to have the honour of welcoming the Queen’s Baton for the Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games. I am proud to have been part of the Longines family for the past decade and am equally proud to be part of the Commonwealth, celebrating in the lead up to what I’m sure will be a very exciting 2018 Commonwealth Games in Australia in just 60 days.”%break%Longines Friend and athlete Amy Pejkovic had the honour of bringing the Queen’s Baton to the Boutique. The young athlete later posed as the sun was setting over the Sydney Harbour Bridge wearing the Conquest V.H.P. Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, the Official Watch of GC2018. The exceptional timepiece displays an engraving of the Gold Coast 2018 logo with the mention “Gold Coast 2018 XXI Commonwealth Games”. The Queen’s Baton, which arrived in Australia on 24 December 2017 and carries a message to the athletes from Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth II, is now travelling across all states and territories of Australia to arrive on the Gold Coast in time for the Opening Ceremony of the XXI Commonwealth Games on 4 April 2018. Longines is proud to be the Official Timekeeper and Partner of this large multi-sport event that will be held from 4 to 15 April 2018 in Gold Coast and gather athletes from seventy Commonwealth nations and territories.

  • February 06, 2018

    Commonwealth Games

    The Rugby Sevens official pools were drawn in Gold Coast on 1 February 2018

    Today, the Rugby Sevens draw for the upcoming Commonwealth Games, of which Longines is the Official Timekeeper, took place at Robina Stadium in Gold Coast, Australia. Juan-Carlos Capelli, Vice President of Longines and Head of International Marketing, as well as Australian and international Rugby Sevens players, attended this exciting event. Longines watch boxes were used for the Men’s and Women’s Rugby Sevens draws. The boxes, containing the V.H.P. Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, a special edition of the Conquest V.H.P. meant as a tribute to the Games, also displayed the names of the countries participating in the Rugby Sevens competition. As Presenting Partner of Rugby Sevens, Longines is looking forward to the competition, featuring some of the best teams in the world. Besides, for the first time in the history of the Commonwealth Games, women’s rugby competition will also be held at Robina Stadium, from 13 to 15 April 2018.

  • January 30, 2018

    Commonwealth Games

    The Queen’s Baton Relay arrived in Canberra

    Today, on Australia Day 2018, Longines Ladies Award recipient Michelle Payne ran with the Queen’s Baton in Canberra, Australia. The Baton was previously in New Zealand and arrived in Australia on 24 December. On this occasion, the successful Australian jockey was wearing the Conquest V.H.P. Gold Coast 2018 Commonwealth Games, featuring the colours of this unique international sporting event. As the Official Partner and Official Timekeeper of the XXI Commonwealth Games, Longines was proud to launch this special edition of the Conquest V.H.P. model, which is meant as a tribute to this multi-sport event where athletes from seventy Commonwealth nations and territories will gather. Longines is the Official Partner of the Queen’s Baton Relay, which will be traveling for 68 more days across Australia before the beginning of the Commonwealth Games on 4 April 2018.