JD Sports Fahion confirms a report in CMD Sport that it has acquired control of SportIbérica, the Portuguese company that has the license for The Athlete's Foot in the country. JD's Spanish subsidiary will run its 12 TAF stores under their current banner before transitioning them to the JD format. The British group already operates 19 JD stores in Spain, in addition to its joint venture for the Sprinter chain. An additional 15 Spanish shops are in the pipeline.