+++ Odlo has promoted two executives – Thomas Krichel and Angelika Wratschko - as sales managers for the markets of Germany and Austria, and Pia Knapik to the position of key account manager for e-commerce

+++ Shaz Kahng, a former Nike executive and CEO of Lucy Acitvewear, has joined the board of directors of GoPro

+++ Barney Francis, who has worked for the Sky Sports network for 20 years, will join IMG in November as executive vice president in charge of production, helping teams, leagues and federations reach new and existing fans “in creative and compelling ways”



+++ Black Crows, the French freeski brand, has opened a temporary store at 42, rue des Ecoles, in the Latin Quarter of Paris

+++ On Running has opened a pop-up store at 135 Yorkville Avenue in Toronto, where it will be hosting a free yoga class, a community run and other events

+++ Allbirds has opened a 2,892-square-foot store in the Oakbrook Center of Oakbrook, a suburb of Chicago that happens to host the world headquarter of the Lions Clubs



+++ One of the biggest members of Intersport Austria, Intersport Tscherne, will open its 13th store as a flagship with a sales area of 4,000 square meters on Salzburg’s Alpenstrasse



+++ Havaianas , the Brazilian brand of rubber sandals, has launched a collection of sneakers, Havaianas TNS, that will be gradually rolled out worldwide, reaching Europe in the spring of 2022

+++ Lacoste has extended its eyewear licensing agreement with Marchon Eyewear

+++ Maje, a premium women’s wear brand owned by the French SMCP group, has launched a capsule collection of activewear developed in collaboration with a British specialist, Varley, for sale on the two brands’ websites and in Maje stores



+++ Italy’s Santini Cycling Wear will replace Le Coq Sportif as official partner of the Tour de France in 2022, supplying the yellow jersey for the men’s race as well as the new women’s race

+++ Adidas is partnering with the Black Women’s Player Collective in the U.S. to host football clinics and build safe areas to play in urban spaces

+++ Umbro has partnered with Glory Magazine to release an inspirational 4:33-minute documentary about the Erisky FC, a small community football club in the Outer Hebrides off the west coast of Scotland