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    FootJoy introduces HydroSeries outerwear range

    2021-08-31T17:08:00Z

    FootJoy has unveiled the HydroSeries range of rain jackets for golf players. The HydroSeries features the DryJoys Waterproof Technology, which is said to offer protection and performance, regardless of the weather condition, during the colder and wetter months. The three jackets in the range – the Hydrotour, the Hydrolite and ...

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    Adidas veteran launches brand of petroleum-free apparel

    2021-08-31T17:08:00Z

    Eric Liedtke has launched a brand of streetwear, called Unless, designed to require no materials derived from petroleum, in an effort to reduce the amount of polyester fed into landfills. Liedtke is a 25-year Adidas veteran, having served under such titles as executive board member in charge of global brands, ...

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    Adding a new sport, Macron sponsors the Korea Sepaktakraw Association

    2021-08-31T17:08:00Z

    Macron will be the technical sponsor of the Korea Sepaktakraw Association for the next two seasons. Sepaktakraw is an ancient sport that originated in Thailand in the 15th century. The sport is very similar to volleyball, the difference being that it is played with the feet and the ball is ...

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    ​Nike is suing John Geiger over his GF-01 sneaker

    2021-08-31T17:08:00Z

    Nike has filed a lawsuit against John Geiger’s John Geiger Co and La La Land Production and Design Inc. for allegedly infringing on Nike’s classic Air Force 1 silhouette. Nike claims that Geiger’s “GF-01” sneaker looks too much like Nike’s Air Force 1 and can generate confusion. In response, Geiger ...

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    K-Swiss teams up with YG on “Disco” sneaker

    2021-08-31T17:07:00Z

    K-Swiss has collaborated with YG on a new co-designed sneaker collection at the intersection of the sneaker culture and hip-hop. The K-Swiss Classic LX, one of the brand’s most enduring silhouettes, has been reimagined in a glittering silver motif. The shoe is called “Disco”. K-Swiss’ 50-year-old silhouette retains the brand’s ...

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    NURVV introduces a smart insole for runners that counts Watts

    2021-08-31T17:07:00Z

    NURVV, the six-year-old British wearables start-up, has declared that every pair of its Run smart insoles will henceforth use 32 sensors to measure “running power” – a measurement in Watts that, the company claims, has come into widespread use in recent years among professional runners. Unlike wrist wearables, the insoles ...

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    Puma and Cybex launch strollers for active parents

    2021-08-31T17:07:00Z

    Puma, which is reportedly exploring its involvement in a variety of outdoor activities, has teamed up with a German company, Cybex, for a co-branded line of baby strollers designed for active parents who enjoy taking their children along when they work out. The collection features two styles. The Zeno is ...

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    Babolat to sponsor Spain’s pádel championships

    2021-08-27T17:27:00Z

    According to CMDsport, Babolat will be sponsoring and supplying the official paddle for the 2021 edition of the Spanish Pádel Championships, scheduled for Oct. 24-31 at Madrid’s Caja Mágica. The brand, which is already sponsoring the National Minors Circuit (TYCS), will be releasing products designed for the occasion. This year’s ...

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    Peloton cuts bike price again, signals growth slowdown after Q4 loss

    2021-08-27T17:23:00Z

    Peloton Interactive cut the price of its original stationary bike again and signaled that slower growth is on the horizon after posting a hefty net loss in the fourth quarter of its fiscal year. The company reported a net loss of $313.2 million for the quarter ended June 30, against ...

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    ABG to retain its debt rating with Reebok's acquisition

    2021-08-25T15:55:00Z

    Moody’s said that it will not be changing the Authentic Brands Group’s debt rating (B2 Stable) in light of its costly acquisition of Reebok. As Moody’s notes, Reebok’s sales growth “has consistently lagged behind” that of Adidas, the selling party (A2 Stable), and its turnaround, begun in 2016, is not ...

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    Tecnica grew by 27% in H1, performed better than in 2019

    2021-08-25T15:54:00Z

    Tecnica Group posted revenues of €173.7 million in the first half ended June 30, representing a 27 percent increase as compared to the same period of last year. Ebitda jumped to €17.1 million from €2.7 million in the first half of last year. The net result was a loss of ...

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    Anta helps establish an award for sportswear design

    2021-08-24T17:17:00Z

    The Anta Group and Beijing’s Tsinghua University have launched the Global Sportswear Design Award. Described as the “first exclusive sporting goods product design competition,” the program stems from the Tsinghua University-Anta Group Joint Research Center for Sports Fashion, established in June alongside its “M·O·V·E-Born by Movement” theme. This year is ...

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    UA supporting Baltimore’s bid for World Cup

    2021-08-23T17:25:00Z

    Under Armour is now one of 16 companies and organizations helping its home city of Baltimore, Maryland, make a pitch to host the 2026 FIFA World Cup. Some 17 American cities are currently in contention. The other companies are Brown Advisory, Fila, State of Maryland, Sport and Entertainment Corporation of ...

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    JD Sports and Nike launch virtual sneaker try-on event on TikTok

    2021-08-20T17:08:00Z

    JD Sports is launching an interactive social media campaign, created in close partnership with TikTok’s Creative Lab, to support the release of Nike’s new Air VaporMax. Thanks to a 3D augmented reality branded effect, any TikTok user will be able to virtually superimpose the new shoes in three different colors ...

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    Globe’s sales rise 76% as online business, North America lead the way

    2021-08-20T17:08:00Z

    Globe International, the Australian-based multi-brand skate company, saw sales and profits soar in its fiscal year ended June 30, as it benefited from rapid growth in its online business and its ownership of brands involved in activities that many consumers continued to participate in throughout the Covid-19 pandemic. Sales increased ...

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    Under Armour redeems bonds worth $159.1m

    2021-08-20T17:08:00Z

    Starting on Aug. 23, Under Armour will be redeeming about $159.1 million worth of convertible 1.50 percent senior notes due 2024, exchanging them with certain noteholders for cash or shares. They will also be paid for accrued unpaid interest. The transaction will cover about 68 percent of the outstanding principal ...

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    Puma introduces the all-new King Platinum 21 shoe

    2021-08-20T16:14:00Z

    Puma has launched the new King Platinum 21. The shoe reimagines the classic King with two editions: a black/white combination and a black/red combination. The King Platinum 21 features the new KingForm technology, a rib structure that fuses to the super-soft leather upper in key contact areas for superior touch ...

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    Black Diamond hires a ski industry veteran, Mike Hattrup

    2021-08-20T14:18:00Z

    Black Diamond Equipment has named Mike Hattrup business unit director for its ski category, reporting to the company’s global vice-president of product, Kolin Powick. He will cover the brand’s entire ski and snow safety business including skis, avalanche transceivers, JetForce airbag backpacks, probes, shovels, as well as snowpacks and ski ...

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    Adidas launches No-Dye golf shoes

    2021-08-20T13:33:00Z

    Adidas is introducing “No-Dye” versions of its ZG21 Motion and adicross ZX Primeblue golf shoes. The naturally-colored fabric in the no-dye shoes does not require the pre-treatment phase of conventional dyeing techniques, which uses large amounts of water. The technology still requires a post-treatment step, yet achieves an average of ...

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    WHP Global buys the Lotto brand, licenses it back to LSI

    2021-08-19T16:14:00Z

    WHP Global, a New York-based brand management company, has purchased the global intellectual property rights of the Lotto brand from Lotto Sport Italia (LSI), which will continue to manage the brand in Italy and the rest of the EMEA region as a licensee under the leadership of its long-time CEO, ...