London Olympics Boost adidas Sales

Hi everyone,With the closing of the London 2012 Olympic Games, adidas draws a positive conclusion of its involvement in the event. “Our presence in and around the Olympic Games was fantastic,” said Herbert Hainer, CEO of the adidas Group.
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adidas Strengthens its Leadership in Football with Euro2012

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Adidas raised its forecast for sales of football products in 2012 to a new record of more than €1.6 billion ($2 billion) due to robust sales of jerseys from the German team, as well as replica match balls. It also said its coming closer to its goal of becoming the market leader in Poland by 2015 at the latest.
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ESPN Launches Global Multi-Platform Football Brand

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ESPN, Inc. this week will introduce ESPNFC, a new multi-language and multi-country brand for soccer fans around the world across TV, radio, print, online, print and mobile.  Just in time for the 2012 UEFA European Football Championship, the new offering will bring together all of ESPN’s soccer properties and house them under one universally recognized name. 

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Al Jazeera Acquires Euro 2012/2016 Deals and Strengthens its Presence on French Market

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I published on The Football Lounge a couple of articles about Al Jazeera strengthening its presence on the french football market. Al Jazeera has recently re-enforced its new-found position as the dominant force in football broadcasting in France by acquiring a major rights deal to cover UEFA Euro 2012 and 2016 alongside free-to-air channels TF1 and M6.
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Thomson, the Official Euro 2012 Tour Operating Programme

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According to Sport Industry biz, Thomson Sport has been appointed as Licensed Tour Operator for UEFA Euro 2012, and will work with the official tour operating programme rights across all the qualified European territories, excluding the host countries Poland and Ukraine.
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adidas Targets Market Leadership in Poland with UEFA EURO 2012

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adidas Group will use the UEFA EURO 2012 as a platform to achieve market leadership in Poland by 2015, CEO Herbert Hainer said Tuesday in Poland. The company expects the sponsorship will enable it to achieve leadership in the soccer category in Poland in 2012 and make significant strides in the Ukraine.
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