Adidas announced that its global football business is expected to reach new record sales of €2.5 billion in 2016, representing a 13.6 percent gain over €2.2 billion in 2015. Adidas noted that one year after relaunching its football footwear offering, the brand is reporting market share gains across Western Europe, especially in key cities.
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A few weeks ago, I was pointing out that goal line technology was a must in football for many reasons. Today, UEFA gave the green light to a long due technology. Continue reading “UEFA Approves Goal Line Technology for EURO2016 and Champions League from Season 16/17”
The Stade de France in Saint-Denis will stage the opening game and final at UEFA EURO 2016 after the tournament’s match schedule was announced today.
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Paris Saint-Germain’s Parc des Princes stadium is to undergo a facelift ahead of the 2016 European Championship, Le Parisien newspaper reported on Monday.
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Euro 2016 will take place in France. Today, the 9 venues have been unveiled. The elected venues are Paris, St Denis, Nancy, Lens, Bordeaux, Marseille, Lille, Nice and Lyon. Two venues are on the “substitute” list (St Etienne and Toulouse) in case one of the venues fails to deliver. There you go:
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I was watching a Ligue 1 game the other day (Bordeaux v Lyon) and during the highlights, I was surprised to notice the variety of outfit sponsors. I looked closer and put together this “chart” which is, in my opinion, pointing out several topics.
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