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New Balance restructures its lifestyle strategic business unit

Boston-based New Balance Athletic Shoe Inc has demonstrated its concentrated focus on growing the company’s lifestyle category with the recent restructure of the lifestyle...

Halfords battles UK economic challenges

The UK’s largest bike retailer Halfords reported a revenue gain of 7.2% to reach ...

Zoot Sports to sponsor six Ironman and Ironman 70.3 races worldwide

Zoot Sports has teamed up with international Ironman production company Triangle International, to sponsor six Ironman and Ironman 70.3 races worldwide. As the official...

French Cycling Federation takes over Tour jurisdiction

The International Cycling Union (Union Cycliste Internationale, UCI) has stated that the decision by Tour de France organisers to register on the national calendar...

Shimano introduces all new 7900 series Dura-Ace

Available in autumn/fall 2008, Shimano’s new mechanical Dura-Ace groupset loses over 135g while maintaining its durability and with improved performance and ergonomics. The FC-7900 Dura-Ace...

Reebok and Vulcabras form joint venture in Argentina

adidas Group and Vulcabras SA have formed a joint venture company to conduct the distribution of Reebok footwear, apparel and accessories in Argentina. The...

adidas sets sights on Russia and CIS countries

Russia and the Commonwealth of Independent States (CIS) are set to become adidas group’s biggest market in Europe by 2010. “We are well positioned...

Virgin to sponsor the London Marathon

Virgin Group has signed a ...

Triathlon goes HD

The International Triathlon Union (ITU) has confirmed that the 2008 Vancouver BG Triathlon World Championships will be shot in High Definition (HD), marking the...

Shimano

On the back of strong performance in bicycle component sales, Japan’s Shimano saw first quarter 2008 consolidated sales reached Yen 55,586 million (€329 million)...