In The Press

The Sun - "Karate Kid Jordan Thomas using salsa and ballet to boost 2020 Olympic gold hopes for Team GB"

“NOT MANY karate champions would admit to being a ballroom dance star in their spare time but Euro and world champ Jordan Thomas is not like many people.”

"The 26-year-old 2020 Olympic hopeful chose his exclusive SunSport interview to reveal he was running the risk of adding ‘Billy Elliot’ to his long-standing ‘Karate Kid’ nickname."

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28th March 2018


Sports Insight - "OPRO and England and GB Hockey announce partnership extension"

“Jonathan Cockcroft, Commercial Director at England and Great Britain Hockey, said: “It is fantastic to be able to continue our partnership with OPRO. With a mouthguard being such a crucial piece of equipment for all hockey players in our sport we are glad to be working with the leading manufacturer in the market.” Read more…

19th March 2018


iSport Connect - "OPRO renews partnership with England and GB Hockey until 2021"

“OPRO has announced the renewal of their partnership with England and GB Hockey until 2021. As part of the agreement, OPRO will supply mouthguards to the men’s and women’s Under 16s, Under 18s, Under 21s, and Senior Squads. ” Read more…

19th March 2018


Sports Insight - "Danielle Waterman and Jordan Thomas become OPRO ambassadors"

“Alongside Great Britain Women’s Hockey Olympic gold medallist, Shona McCallin, the deal will see Danielle and Jordan promoting the benefits and safety of using mouthguards while inspiring others to get involved in their respective sports.” Read more…

16th March 2018


iSport Connect - "OPRO names Danielle Waterman and Jordan Thomas as brand ambassadors"

“Opro, manufacturer of mouthguard, have announced the signings of England women’s rugby star, Danielle Waterman, and British Karate world champion, Jordan Thomas, as brand ambassadors. ” Read more…

16th March 2018


Sports Industry Group - "OPRO NAMES NEW AMBASSADORS"

“OPRO has announced the signings of England women’s rugby player, Danielle Waterman (pictured above, central), and British karate world champion, Jordan Thomas, as brand ambassadors.” Read more…

1st March 2018


Scottish Rugby Blog - "Stash Corner: Opro Platinum Mouthguards"

“Mouthguards…I think you’re either for them or not. Science would tell us they “Act like a shock absorber, both spreading the force over a larger area and increasing the time for the peak force to occur. Dissipating the energy of the blow over a larger area and longer time reduces its effect preventing or vastly reducing any injury”. Or basically…you’re less likely to get your teeth knocked out.” Read more…

16th February 2018


The Rugby Blog - "WIN A Six Nations Mouthguard From OPRO"

“The Rugby Blog is excited to offer all readers the chance to win one of 5 Six Nations themed OPRO Power-fit Mouthguards.” Read more…

6th February 2018


Financial Times - "My First Million: Dr Anthony Lovat, mouthguard mogul"

“Former dentist Anthony Lovat, 59, founded his company Opro (Oral Protection) making custom-fit mouthguards in 1997 after becoming disillusioned with his chosen career. Today, Opro’s technically innovative products are in demand by schools, clubs and professional sports teams, including the New Zealand All Blacks and the England rugby union team.” Read more…

3rd February 2018


Talking Rugby Union - "Win a OPRO Power-Fit Mouthguard"

“Launched this January, it offers an innovative and immediate solution for those looking for the protection levels of a custom fit mouthguard, with the ease of fitting a self-fit product via the boil and bite method.” Read more…

31st January 2018


Daily Express - "OPRO’S new Power-Fit mouthguard uses latest tech to tackle combat sports trauma problems"

“The Power-Fit (£30) comes with an adjustable, cage-shaped device, developed and patented by the company, that applies balanced pressures as it follows the contours of your mouth and teeth, so the self-fitting mouthguards are easier and more comfortable to wear. ” Read more…

24th January 2018


Sports Insight - "OPRO to launch ground-breaking mouthguard with patented technology and fitting device"

“After years of research and development by OPRO, the introduction of the patented ‘Power Cage’ - the fitting device which applies perfectly balanced pressure over the entire surface of the mouthguard during the fitting process and provides phenomenal fit.” Read more…

11th January 2018


Sunday Express - "Mouthguard maker OPRO gets its teeth into UFC"

“BRITISH mouth guards manufacturer OPRO has struck a major licensing deal with UFC, the global mixed martial arts giant, to supply its athletes and events with branded oral protection.” Read more…

18th December 2017


Blood & Mud - "Win yourself an OPRO PLATINUM MOUTHGUARD"

“With the addition of OPRO’s patented fitting cradle, the fitting process is not only incredibly simple, but provides precision like no other, the maintenance of minimum thickness between top and bottom teeth critical to impact absorption and protection.” Read more…

10th December 2017


British Boxing Blog - "GUMSHIELD GIVEAWAY"

“With over 20 years of experience and know-how behind the unique anatomical shape of OPRO’s self-fit mouthguards, OPRO Platinum is the ultimate self-fit elite level mouthguard.” Read more…

5th December 2017


Licensing Today Worldwide - "OPRO teams for branded mouthguards"

“Opro has been granted the rights for three years, and is also the official mouthguard of the National Championships and the All Star game. Opro will provide mouthguards to every player and team who participate at the National Championships finals 2017-2021, meaning more than 20,000 mouthguards will be donated.” Read more…

November 2017


Talking Rugby Union - "Win an OPRO Platinum Mouthguard"

“With over 20 years of experience and know-how behind the unique anatomical shape of OPRO’s self-fit mouthguards, OPRO Platinum is the ultimate self-fit elite level mouthguard.” Read more…

30th November 2017


Intouch Rugby - "OPRO announce licensing partnership with England Rugby"

“OPRO has had a partnership with England Rugby since 2012 and as part of the new agreement, OPRO has been granted the rights for a further 4 years – taking in the 2019 Rugby World Cup – to produce special England Rugby branded mouthguards, as well as being the official mouthguard of England Rugby and the official supplier to the CBRE All Schools programme.” Read more…

13th November 2017


Sunday Woman - "CHRISTMAS GIFT GUIDE FOR TEEN GIRLS 2017"

“Whether she plays football, rugby or hockey, she’ll love these original gum shields from Opro. Generously sized, we’d trailled them to fit around braces and they worked perfectly. With a range of designs, they really stand out and add a little glamour to the pitch. A great stocking filler.” Read more…

9th November 2017


Love Rugby League - "The Ultimate Self-Fit Elite Level Mouthguard"

“Once moulded, the Platinum mouthguard provides excellent protection for teeth and gums from injury during any ball, stick or combat sport, with no shortage on comfort and ultimate protection.” Read more…

8th November 2017


The Rugby Blog - "Win 1 Of 5 Opro Platinum Mouthguards"

“The unique design of the inner channel features OPRO’s patented ‘fins’ – slim rib-like structures – that are made from a special gel-like material that softens and becomes more fluid when placed in hot water. This allows the mouthguard to fit snugly around the teeth to form a perfect, highly retentive fit that follows the position and contours of the teeth.” Read more…

7th November 2017


Intouch Rugby - "OPRO announce partnership with 11 AVIVA Premiership Rugby teams"

“OPRO chief executive officer David Allen said. “This partnership with UFC reflects our continued growth in the combat sports market and we look forward to working with them as we kit out more and more UFC athletes with OPRO guards.” Read more…

30th October 2017


Sports Industry Group - "UFC ANNOUNCES GLOBAL OPRO DEAL"

“OPRO chief executive officer David Allen said. “This partnership with UFC reflects our continued growth in the combat sports market and we look forward to working with them as we kit out more and more UFC athletes with OPRO guards.” Read more…

26th October 2017


Sport Insight - "UFC and OPRO sign licensing agreement"

“This partnership with UFC reflects our continued growth in the combat sports market and we look forward to working with them as we kit out more and more UFC athletes with OPRO guards.” Read more…

25th October 2017


iSport Connect - "UFC announces global licensing partnership with Opro"

“The Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) has announced a new multi-year global licensing agreement with OPRO, the world’s largest manufacturer of mouthguards. The agreement, which begins in 2018, grants the oral protection company the rights to produce UFC branded mouthguards and provide bespoke guards to UFC athletes.” Read more…

25th October 2017


Fighters Only - "UFC announces global licensing partnership with OPRO"

“OPRO has been a world-renowned manufacturer of mouthguards for more than 20 years and we are thrilled to launch this new global partnership,” said Tracey Bleczinski, the UFC’s Senior Vice President of Global Consumer Products.” Read more…

25th October 2017


Licensing.BIZ - "UFC announces global partnership with OPRO"

“Premier mixed martial arts organisation UFC has announced a new multi-year partnership with mouthguard manufacturer Opro.” Read more…

24th October 2017


My MMA News - "UFC ANNOUNCES PARTNERSHIP WITH OPRO MOUTHGUARDS"

“OPRO has ambitious international expansion plans for the coming years, and partnering with another hugely progressive and pioneering brand who are growing exponentially all over the world, particularly in key markets for us such as Asia and the Americas, is truly exciting” Read more…

24th October 2017


INTOUCH RUGBY - "The Ultimate Self-Fit Elite Level Mouthguard"

"With the addition of OPRO’s patented fitting cradle, the fitting process is not only incredibly simple, but provides precision like no other, the maintenance of minimum thickness between top and bottom teeth critical to impact absorption and protection." Read more…

23rd October 2017

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