+++ Castore has relocated to a larger 2,600-square-foot retail space at Liverpool One, which the English sportswear brand had entered in August 2020


+++ Kipsta, the private brand of Decathlon for team sports, will supply the official matchball for the first and second divisions of the French Football League for five years starting with the 2022/23 season, taking the place of Uhlsport

+++ CUORE of Switzerland, a leading brand of cycling apparel, has signed a five-year deal as official supplier of USA Cycling, offering discounts to its members for all its competitions, starting in May

+++ Hyperice has a new global ambassaodor, Weili Zhang from China, who is the UFC’s current straw-weight champion

+++ Callaway Golf will continue to integrate sports and travel bags of its brand Ogio into Golfbreaks’ customer rewards and competitions as the two companies have agreed to an extension of their longstanding partnership in the U.K. +++

Trade Shows & Other Events:

+++ World Padel has introduced the VDH Knokke Exhibition, a tournament that will bring together a large representation of the World Padel Tour masters in the Belgian city of Knokke on Aug. 27-29 +++

CSR & Sustainability:

+++ Teijin is teaming up with Itochu Corp. and an engineering company, JGC Corporation, to develop more efficient textile recycling solutions