12 Jul 2022
Judit Polgár is a retired Hungarian chess player. She is considered the best female chess player in history. In 1991 she won the International Grand Master title at the age of 15 years and four months, thus becoming the youngest person to obtain that title at the time and breaking the record previously held by former World Champion Bobby Fischer.
07 Jun 2022
On June 24, 1995, Johannesburg's Ellis Park stadium witnessed “one of the most glorious moments in politics and sport of the 20th century”. South African President Nelson Mandela, elected a year earlier in his country's first democratic elections, donned the jersey of the captain of the national rugby team, Francois Pienaar, and walked onto the pitch to greet each member of the team, which was playing in the World Cup final that day. The gesture could have cost Madiba dearly - rugby was the sport of the Afrikaners. ‘Invictus’, a film based on John Carlin's book “The Human Factor”, tells the story.
26 Apr 2022
BBVA Mexico and Liga BBVA MX today announced the signing of a two-year sponsorship agreement for the BBVA MX, Expansión BBVA MX and BBVA MX Femenil leagues and junior tournaments. The goal is to continue strengthening Mexican soccer and its players and teams by promoting the values of this sport and conveying them to the fans: effort, teamwork, perseverance, self-improvement and fair play.
30 Jun 2021
Garanti BBVA's principle is to offer a long-lasting and sustainable contribution to society. In this sense, the bank celebrates one of the longest and most successful sponsorships in Turkish sports history after twenty years of supporting the country's basketball.
03 May 2021
BBVA USA and the Houston Rockets teamed up to send “care packages” to small businesses in the Houston area impacted by the pandemic over the past year.
12 Jan 2021
BBVA USA announced today it will offer an updated Bama-branded Visa® check card next month, an offer that is exclusive to BBVA customers.
09 Nov 2020
BBVA USA has announced that it has become the 2020 sponsor of the annual and historic Iron Bowl matchup between the University of Alabama and Auburn University football teams.
31 Aug 2020
BBVA USA and organizers of The World Games 2022 Birmingham today announced that BBVA will serve as the presenting sponsor of the event’s official volunteer program, adding a hometown supporter with a global presence to the upcoming international sports competition.
30 Jan 2020
Kathrine Switzer was the first woman to register for a marathon. During the race they tried to forcibly remove her number - a scene that became immortalized, and the photograph of the moment made its way around the world. Afterwards, the number she wore - 261 - has become a symbol of gender equality in sports.
23 Jan 2020
Digital, in a lot of cases of innovation, means convenience and mobility.
08 Jan 2020
BBVA USA has announced a new three-year marketing agreement with University of Alabama Athletics, continuing as an exclusive sponsor of the Crimson Tide through 2023.
17 Sep 2019
26 Jul 2019
The BBVA Classic kicked off Wednesday night, pitting the Houston Dynamo against Mexican powerhouse Club América from Liga BBVA. The match, which was also the quarterfinal match of the inaugural Leagues Cup tournament between club’s from Major League Soccer and Mexico’s LigaMX, succeeded in both sports entertainment and charitable value.
19 Jun 2019
BBVA, the University of Alabama at Birmingham and the Birmingham Legion FC will announce the new name of BBVA Field and unveil updated signage this Saturday before the June 22 match between the Legion and Hartford Athletic.
13 Jun 2019
BBVA, the Houston Dynamo and Dash, and key city leaders gathered at the newly-renamed BBVA Stadium on Thursday to unveil the iconic venue’s new signage in a ceremonial press conference, marking a new beginning for an East End neighborhood staple.
06 May 2019
Infectious diseases, high maternal and neonatal mortality rates, illness and ineffective reproductive and sexual health are some of the problems plaguing many places in the world. The United Nations Sustainable Development Goal number three “Ensure healthy lives and promote well-being for all people at all ages”, seeks to address these and other health-related challenges. BBVA also strives to promote initiatives in its field to achieve SDG 3, especially through the work of the BBVA Foundation.
25 Sep 2018
In one week, BBVA Compass will bring together Birmingham, Ala. for an exciting event that the city hasn’t experienced in over a decade.
24 Sep 2018
BBVA Compass and the City of Birmingham will unite to celebrate the grand opening of newly refurbished outdoor basketball courts near Legion Field on Monday, October 1, just one day before the highly-anticipated BBVA Compass Iron City Showdown preseason game.
19 Sep 2018
06 Sep 2018
With less than a month to go until the highly-anticipated BBVA Compass Iron City Showdown, the city of Birmingham is on the verge of hosting its first professional basketball game in more than a decade.
23 Aug 2018
It has been a busy first half of the year for BBVA Compass, which has seen multiple milestones, including a recently-reported year-over-year increase in second quarter earnings.
13 Aug 2018
Garanti Bank, official sponsor of Turkish basketball for more than 17 years, has launched an advertising campaign to support the Turkish national basketball teams, facing the wheelchair basketball world championships that will take place in Hamburg (Germany) from August 16 to 26.
29 Jun 2018
21 Jun 2018
The Colonnade Group and Faush Summit Entertainment today unveiled Iron City Hoop-A-Palooza, a 3 on 3 basketball tournament that will welcome basketball fans o fall ages and skill levels to Birmingham this summer. The tournament is just one in a series of events and opportunities created to celebrate the NBA’s return to Birmingham via the BBVA Compass Iron City Showdown.
10 May 2018
It has now been one week since the BBVA Compass Iron City Showdown’s details were announced, including who would face the Houston Rockets in the preseason game to be held in Birmingham on October 2 (Memphis Grizzlies).
26 Mar 2018
The Houston Dash kick started their 2018 season at BBVA Compass Stadium on Sunday, March 25, marking the beginning of their fifth season in existence.
08 Mar 2018
BBVA Compass started strong out of the gate in their brand support of multiple initiatives in January, including a meal made for Hollywood, the continuation of a football dynasty and a slam dunk of a branch visit.
07 Mar 2018
The Houston Dynamo’s playoff run last season captured Houston soccer fans’ hearts and attention. That momentum has carried over to the team’s 2018 campaign, in both quality of play and fan enthusiasm.
14 Feb 2018
For the second year in a row, BBVA Compass teamed up with Miami Dolphins Foundation to co-sponsor the Dolphins Cancer Challenge - the annual cycling event that raises funds for cancer research at Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer Center at the University of Miami.
08 Feb 2018
It started as a seemingly impossible challenge that only became more daunting along the way. Four coworkers from CIB, hanging from one of the most mythical mountains for climbers in Spain, exhausted and nearly frozen. Three of them had never climbed before. The easiest way out was to turn around, but they didn’t quit.