+++ Canada Goose launches a share buyback program for up to 5.94 million subordinate voting shares, which will subsequently be cancelled



+++ Under Armour’s board of directors welcomes a new member, David Gibbs, who runs Yum! Brands, the company that oversees more than 51,000 KFC, Pizza Hut, Taco Bell and The Habit Burger Grill restaurants in over 150 countries, working with around 2,000 franchisees


Legal & Institutional:

+++ FIFA and UEFA have decided to block away fans from attending the 2022 FIFA World Cup qualifiers in Europe that are scheduled to take place between Sept. 1st and 8, due to recent Covid-19 spikes across the continent

+++ Donata Hopfen, 45, currently the managing director and partner at BCG Digital Ventures, a Boston Consulting Group company, will replace Christian Seifert from January 2022 as the new CEO of the Deutsche Fussball Liga (DFL), the governing body of the Bundesliga and Bundesliga 2, the first woman to hold the top role of German football 

+++ Hanesbrands, the parent of Champion, will require all its U.S. office employees to be fully vaccinated by Oct. 15

+++ Peloton Interactive says it will start to repair the touchscreen consoles on its treadmills in August, following reports of injuries that led to product recalls earlier this year



+++ Adidas is launching the new Barricade, an evolution of the iconic tennis shoe, featuring technical innovation and new key design elements, developed with feedback from professional tennis players Dominic Thiem and Maria Sakkari

+++ Puma has partnered with Bratz on a new pink and purple shoe capsule collection



+++ Giorgio Armani will be the official luxury style partner of Chargers LUX, the exclusive premium membership program of NFL‘s Los Angeles Chargers

+++ Hyperice, the specialist in recovery technology, has signed a new multi-year partnership with USA Swimming, the national governing body for the sport of swimming in the U.S.