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Associazione Calcio Milan, commonly referred to as A.C. Milan or simply Milan, is a professional football club in Milan, Italy, founded in 1899.
An acronym is a word or name formed as an abbreviation from the initial components in a phrase or a word, usually individual letters (as in NATO or laser) and sometimes syllables (as in Benelux).
Adidas AG (stylized as ɑdidɑs since 1949) is a multinational corporation, founded and headquartered in Herzogenaurach, Germany, that designs and manufactures shoes, clothing and accessories.
The Adidas_1 was a running shoe made by Adidas, introduced in early 2005.
The Adidas Beau Jeu is one of the official match balls of the UEFA Euro 2016 tournament.
--> The Adidas Brazuca was the official match ball of the 2014 FIFA World Cup, which was held in Brazil.
Adidas Championship Football is a soccer video game developed by Ocean Software in 1990.
The Copa Mundial (Spanish for World Cup) football boot was released in 1979.
The Adidas Finale is a brand of football made by Adidas.
The Jabulani is a football manufactured by Adidas.
Adidas Originals (often stylized as "adidas Originals") is a line of casual sports clothing, the heritage line of German sportswear brand Adidas specializing in shoes, shirts, coats, bags, sunglasses and other accessories.
Adidas Predator are a range of football boots developed by German sportswear manufacturers Adidas based on a prototype concept from the Australian former footballer Craig Johnston.
The +Teamgeist ball was the official football for the 2006 FIFA World Cup in Germany.
adiPURE was a range of football boots developed by the German sportswear manufacturer Adidas.
Adolf "Adi" Dassler (3 November 1900 – 6 September 1978) was a German cobbler and entrepreneur who founded the German sportswear company Adidas, and the younger brother of Rudolf Dassler, founder of Puma.
Aftershave is a liquid product applied to skin after shaving.
Aktiengesellschaft (abbreviated AG) is a German word for a corporation limited by share ownership (i.e. one which is owned by its shareholders) and may be traded on a stock market.
Amer Sports Oyj (formerly Amer-Yhtymä Oyj) is a Finnish headquartered sporting goods company with brands including Salomon, Wilson Sporting Goods, Atomic Skis, Arc’teryx, Mavic, Suunto, ENVE Composites, Peak Performance and Precor.
The Amiga is a family of personal computers introduced by Commodore in 1985.
Andrew Christian Wiggins (born February 23, 1995) is a Canadian professional basketball player for the Minnesota Timberwolves of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
Sir Andrew Barron Murray (born 15 May 1987) is a British professional tennis player from Scotland currently ranked No.
The Argentina national field hockey team, (Selección masculina de hockey sobre césped de Argentina) represents Argentina in field hockey and is governed by the Argentine Hockey Confederation (CAH).
The Argentina national football team (Selección de fútbol de Argentina) represents Argentina in football and is controlled by the Argentine Football Association (AFA), the governing body for football in Argentina.
The Argentina women's national field hockey team (Selección femenina de hockey sobre césped de Argentina) is governed by the Argentine Hockey Confederation (CAH).
Arjen Robben (born 23 January 1984) is a Dutch professional footballer who plays for German club Bayern Munich.
Armin Hary (born 22 March 1937) is a retired German sprinter who won the 1960 Olympic 100 metres dash.
Ashworth is a golf-apparel company, maker of Ashworth, The Game, Kudzu and Callaway Golf Apparel.
Asia Pulp & Paper, also known in the paper industry as APP, based in Jakarta, Indonesia, is one of the largest pulp and paper companies in the world.
The Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP) was formed in September 1972 by Donald Dell, Bob Briner, Jack Kramer, and Cliff Drysdale to protect the interests of male professional tennis players.
The ASV Herzogenaurach is a German association football club from the city of Herzogenaurach, Bavaria.
A backronym, or bacronym, is a constructed phrase that purports to be the source of a word that is an acronym.
A football, soccer ball, or association football ball is the ball used in the sport of association football.
A baseball cap is a type of soft cap with a rounded crown and a stiff peak projecting in front.
Beeston Hockey Club is a field hockey club based in Beeston, England.
Bernard Tapie (born 26 January 1943) is a French businessman, politician and occasional actor, singer, and TV host.
BioSteel was a trademark name for a high-strength fiber-based material made of the recombinant spider silk-like protein extracted from the milk of transgenic goats, made by Nexia Biotechnologies, and later by the Randy Lewis lab of the University of Wyoming and Utah State University.
Bloomberg L.P. is a privately held financial, software, data, and media company headquartered in Midtown Manhattan, New York City.
Brandon Emmanuel Knight (born December 2, 1991) is an American professional basketball player for the Phoenix Suns of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
The British & Irish Lions is a rugby union team selected from players eligible for any of the Home Nations – the national teams of England, Scotland, and Wales – and Ireland.
The chairman (also chairperson, chairwoman or chair) is the highest officer of an organized group such as a board, a committee, or a deliberative assembly.
Chauncey Ray Billups (born September 25, 1976) is an American retired professional basketball player who played 17 seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA).
Chief executive officer (CEO) is the position of the most senior corporate officer, executive, administrator, or other leader in charge of managing an organization especially an independent legal entity such as a company or nonprofit institution.
China, officially the People's Republic of China (PRC), is a unitary one-party sovereign state in East Asia and the world's most populous country, with a population of around /1e9 round 3 billion.
Christchurch (Ōtautahi) is the largest city in the South Island of New Zealand and the seat of the Canterbury Region.
Clothing (also known as clothes and attire) is a collective term for garments, items worn on the body.
Club Atlético River Plate is an Argentine professional sports club based in the Belgrano neighborhood of Buenos Aires, and named after the British English rendering of the city's estuary, Río de la Plata.
Collective bargaining is a process of negotiation between employers and a group of employees aimed at agreements to regulate working salaries, working conditions, benefits, and other aspects of workers' compensation and rights for workers.
Converse is an American shoe company that primarily produces skating shoes and lifestyle brand footwear and apparel.
Crédit Lyonnais is a historic French bank.
Cricket is a bat-and-ball game played between two teams of eleven players each on a cricket field, at the centre of which is a rectangular pitch with a target at each end called the wicket (a set of three wooden stumps upon which two bails sit).
The Dallas Cowboys are a professional American football team based in the Dallas–Fort Worth metroplex.
Damian Lamonte Ollie Lillard Sr. (born July 15, 1990) is an American professional basketball player for the Portland Trail Blazers of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
Danell Johan Leyva (born October 30, 1991) is a Cuban-American gymnast who competes for the United States.
David Olatukunbo Alaba (born 24 June 1992) is an Austrian professional footballer who plays for German club Bayern Munich and the Austria national team.
David Robert Joseph Beckham (born 2 May 1975) is an English retired professional footballer.
David Joel Stern (born September 22, 1942) is the former commissioner of the National Basketball Association.
The DAX (Deutscher Aktienindex (German stock index)) is a blue chip stock market index consisting of the 30 major German companies trading on the Frankfurt Stock Exchange.
Debt is when something, usually money, is owed by one party, the borrower or debtor, to a second party, the lender or creditor.
Bamidele Jermaine Alli (born 11 April 1996), better known as Dele Alli, is an English professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur and the England national team.
The Delhi Daredevils (often abbreviated as DD) are a franchise cricket team representing the city of Delhi in the Indian Premier League (IPL).
A deodorant is a substance applied to the body to prevent body odor caused by the bacterial breakdown of perspiration in armpits, feet, and other areas of the body.
Derrick Martell Rose (born October 4, 1988) is an American professional basketball player for the Minnesota Timberwolves of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
Diego da Silva Costa (born 7 October 1988) is a Brazilian and Spanish professional footballer who plays as a striker for Spanish club Atlético Madrid and the Spanish national team.
Dwayne John Bravo (born 7 October 1983) is a Trinidadian cricketer, who plays all formats of the game and a former captain of West Indies in all formats and an integral member of Chennai Super Kings.
A company's earnings before interest, taxes, depreciation, and amortization (commonly abbreviated EBITDA, pronounced,, or) is an accounting measure calculated using a company's net earnings, before interest expenses, taxes, depreciation, and amortization are subtracted, as a proxy for a company's current operating profitability (i.e., how much profit it makes with its present assets and its operations on the products it produces and sells, as well as providing a proxy for cash flow).
Earvin N'Gapeth (born 12 February 1991) is a French volleyball player, a member of France national volleyball team and Italian club Azimut Modena.
East Grinstead Hockey Club is a field hockey club based in East Grinstead, West Sussex, England.
Ekklesia is an independent, not-for-profit British think tank which examines the role of religion in public life and advocates transformative theological ideas and solutions.
Eric Ambrose Gordon Jr. (born December 25, 1988) is an American professional basketball player for the Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
ESPN (originally an acronym for Entertainment and Sports Programming Network) is a U.S.-based global cable and satellite sports television channel owned by ESPN Inc., a joint venture owned by The Walt Disney Company (80%) and Hearst Communications (20%).
Ethics or moral philosophy is a branch of philosophy that involves systematizing, defending, and recommending concepts of right and wrong conduct.
The euro (sign: €; code: EUR) is the official currency of the European Union.
The euro sign (€) is the currency sign used for the euro, the official currency of the Eurozone in the European Union (EU).
The European Rugby Champions Cup (known as the Heineken Champions Cup for sponsorship reasons) is an annual rugby union tournament organised by European Professional Club Rugby (EPCR).
A fashion accessory is an item used to contribute, in a secondary manner, to the wearer's outfit, often used to complete an outfit and chosen to specifically complement the wearer's look.
Fußball-Club Bayern München e.V., commonly known as FC Bayern München, FCB, Bayern Munich, or FC Bayern, is a German sports club based in Munich, Bavaria (Bayern).
Field hockey is a team game of the hockey family.
The Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA; French for "International Federation of Association Football") is an association which describes itself as an international governing body of association football, futsal, and beach soccer.
The FIFA World Cup, often simply called the World Cup, is an international association football competition contested by the senior men's national teams of the members of the Fédération Internationale de Football Association (FIFA), the sport's global governing body.
Flip-flops are a type of sandal, typically worn as a form of casual wear.
A football team is a group of players selected to play together in the various team sports known as football.
Footwear refers to garments worn on the feet, which originally serves to purpose of protection against adversities of the environment, usually regarding ground textures and temperature.
The France national rugby union team competes annually against England, Ireland, Italy, Scotland and Wales in the Six Nations Championship.
Franz Anton Beckenbauer (born 11 September 1945) is a German former professional footballer and manager.
The franc (sign: F or Fr), also commonly distinguished as the (FF), was a currency of France.
Gareth Frank Bale (born 16 July 1989) is a Welsh professional footballer who plays as a winger for Spanish club Real Madrid and the Wales national team.
Germany (Deutschland), officially the Federal Republic of Germany (Bundesrepublik Deutschland), is a sovereign state in central-western Europe.
The Germany national football team (deutsche Fußballnationalmannschaft or Die Mannschaft) is the men's football team that has represented Germany in international competition since 1908.
Gilbert Jay Arenas Jr. (born January 6, 1982) is an American former professional basketball player.
Glasses, also known as eyeglasses or spectacles, are devices consisting of glass or hard plastic lenses mounted in a frame that holds them in front of a person's eyes, typically using a bridge over the nose and arms which rest over the ears.
The Gold Coast Titans are a professional rugby league football club, based on the Gold Coast, Queensland, Australia.
Greenpeace is a non-governmental environmental organization with offices in over 39 countries and with an international coordinating body in Amsterdam, the Netherlands.
Helsinki (or;; Helsingfors) is the capital city and most populous municipality of Finland.
Herbert "Budde" Burdenski (19 May 1922 – 15 September 2001), was a German football player and coach.
Herbert Hainer (born 3 July 1954 in Dingolfing) is the former CEO of Adidas-Group, as well as Supervisory Board Chairman of the FC Bayern Munich AG.
Herzogenaurach (East Franconian: Herziaura) is a town in the district of Erlangen-Höchstadt, in Bavaria, Germany.
Hip hop fashion, also known as big fashion, is a distinctive style of dress originating from African American, Latin and other inner city youth on the scene of New York City, later followed by Los Angeles, Houston, Chicago, Philadelphia, the San Francisco Bay Area, Detroit, Memphis, Virginia, Atlanta, St. Louis and others.
A holding company is a company that owns other companies' outstanding stock.
A hoodie (also called a hooded sweatshirt, hooded jumper or hoody) is a sweatshirt with a hood.
Horst Dassler (12 March 1936 – 9 April 1987) was the son of Adolf "Adi" Dassler, who founded Adidas.
HotNewHipHop (HNHH) is an online website featuring hip hop and R&B music, sports, and fashion news.
HuffPost (formerly The Huffington Post and sometimes abbreviated HuffPo) is a liberal American news and opinion website and blog that has both localized and international editions.
Ian Ronald Bell MBE (born 11 April 1982) is an English cricketer who played international cricket in all formats for the England cricket team.
Ice hockey is a contact team sport played on ice, usually in a rink, in which two teams of skaters use their sticks to shoot a vulcanized rubber puck into their opponent's net to score points.
Iker Casillas Fernández (born 20 May 1981) is a Spanish professional footballer who plays for Portuguese club Porto.
Ilie "Nasty" Năstase (born 19 July 1946) is a Romanian former world No. 1 professional tennis player, and one of the world's top players of the 1970s.
Iman Asante Shumpert (born June 26, 1990) is an American professional basketball player for the Sacramento Kings of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
The Indian Premier League (IPL), officially Vivo Indian Premier League for sponsorship reasons, is a professional Twenty20 cricket league in India contested during April and May of every year by teams representing Indian cities and some states.
The Italy national rugby union team competes annually in the Six Nations Championship against the other top rugby teams in Europe.
Ivan Lendl (born March 7, 1960) is a retired Czech-American professional tennis player.
Ivan Rakitić (born 10 March 1988) is a Croatian professional footballer who plays as a central or attacking midfielder for Spanish club Barcelona and the Croatia national team.
Ivan Zaytsev (Иван Вячеславович Зайцев, born 2 October 1988) is an Italian volleyball player of Russian origin, a member of Italy men's national volleyball team and Italian club Sir Safety Perugia, a bronze medalist of the Olympic Games London 2012, silver medalist of the European Championship (2011, 2013), bronze medalist of the World League (2013, 2014), Italian Champion (2014) and silver medalist of the Olympic Games Rio 2016.
A jacket is a mid-stomach–length garment for the upper body.
Jacob "Jake" Dalton (born August 19, 1991) is a retired American gymnast and member of the University of Oklahoma Gymnastics and U.S. National Team.
James Edward Harden Jr. (born August 26, 1989) is an American professional basketball player for the Houston Rockets of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
James David Rodríguez Rubio (born 12 July 1991), commonly known simply as James, is a Colombian professional footballer who plays as an attacking midfielder or winger for German club Bayern Munich on loan from Real Madrid, and the Colombia national team.
The represents Japan in association football and is operated by the Japan Football Association (JFA), the governing body for football in Japan.
Java (Indonesian: Jawa; Javanese: ꦗꦮ; Sundanese) is an island of Indonesia.
Jeremy Shu-How Lin (born August 23, 1988) is an American professional basketball player for the Brooklyn Nets of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
Jeremy Scott (born August 8, 1975) is an American fashion designer.
Jesse Louis Jackson Sr. (né Burns; born October 8, 1941) is an American civil rights activist, Baptist minister, and politician.
James Cleveland "Jesse" Owens (September 12, 1913March 31, 1980) was an American track and field athlete and four-time Olympic gold medalist in the 1936 Games.
Johnathan Hildred Wall Jr. (born September 6, 1990) is an American professional basketball player for the Washington Wizards of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
John Robert Wooden (October 14, 1910 – June 4, 2010) was an American basketball player and head coach at the University of California at Los Angeles.
Jordyn Marie Wieber (born July 12, 1995) is a retired American artistic gymnast.
Joshua Smith (born December 5, 1985) is an American professional basketball player who last played for the New Orleans Pelicans of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
Joseph ("Josy") Barthel (24 April 1927 – 7 July 1992) was a Luxembourgish athlete.
Juventus Football Club S.p.A. (from iuventūs, "youth"), colloquially known as Juve, is a professional Italian football club in Turin, Piedmont.
Kannanur Lokesh Rahul (born 18 April 1992), commonly known as KL Rahul and also as Lokesh Rahul, is an Indian cricketer who plays as a right-handed batsman and occasional wicket-keeper.
Kabaddi is a contact team sport.
Ricardo Izecson dos Santos Leite (born 22 April 1982), commonly known as Kaká or Ricardo Kaká, is a Brazilian retired professional footballer who played as an attacking midfielder.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (born Ferdinand Lewis Alcindor Jr.; April 16, 1947) is an American retired professional basketball player who played 20 seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA) for the Milwaukee Bucks and the Los Angeles Lakers.
Karhu is a Finnish sports brand.
Kasper Rørsted (born 24 February 1962 in Aarhus) is the CEO of Adidas-Group.
Kevin Maurice Garnett (born May 19, 1976) is an American former professional basketball player who played for 21 seasons in the National Basketball Association (NBA).
Kevin Pietersen (born 27 June 1980) is a former English cricketer.
Keylor Antonio Navas Gamboa (born 15 December 1986) is a Costa Rican professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper for Spanish club Real Madrid and the Costa Rica national team.
Kieron Adrian Pollard (born 12 May 1987) is a Trinidadian cricketer who plays for the West Indies.
In association football, kit (also referred to as a strip or uniform) is the standard equipment and attire worn by players.
Kobe Bean Bryant (born August 23, 1978) is an American former professional basketball player.
La Santé Prison (literally meaning Prison of the Health) (Maison d'arrêt de la Santé or Prison de la Santé) is a prison operated by the Ministry of Justice located in the east of the Montparnasse district of the 14th arrondissement in Paris, France at 42 Rue de la Santé.
Labour Behind the Label (LBL) is a UK-based not-for-profit co-operative organisation with an office in Easton, Bristol which campaigns for workers' rights in the clothing industry.
Lacrosse is a team sport played with a lacrosse stick and a lacrosse ball.
A lacrosse stick or crosse is used to play the sport of lacrosse.
Separamadu Lasith Malinga, (සපරමාදු ලසිත් මාලිංග born 28 August 1983) is a professional Sri Lankan cricketer and former ODI and T20I captain for Sri Lanka.
Leggings refer to several types of leg coverings.
Lionel Andrés Messi Cuccittini (born 24 June 1987) is an Argentine professional footballer who plays as a forward for Spanish club Barcelona and the Argentine national team.
This is a list of Adidas sponsorships.
This is a list of notable swimwear brands and manufacturers.
A lotion is a low-viscosity topical preparation intended for application to unbroken skin.
Loughborough University (abbreviated as Lough for post-nominals) is a public research university in the market town of Loughborough, Leicestershire, in the East Midlands of England.
Luis Alberto Suárez Díaz (born 24 January 1987) is a Uruguayan professional footballer who plays as a striker for Spanish club Barcelona and the Uruguay national team.
Luxembourg (Lëtzebuerg; Luxembourg, Luxemburg), officially the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg, is a landlocked country in western Europe.
Madonna Louise Ciccone (born August 16, 1958) is an American singer, songwriter, actress, and businesswoman.
Major League Baseball (MLB) is a professional baseball organization, the oldest of the four major professional sports leagues in the United States and Canada.
Major League Soccer (MLS) is a men's professional soccer league sanctioned by U.S. Soccer that represents the sport's highest level in both the United States and Canada.
Manchester United Football Club is a professional football club based in Old Trafford, Greater Manchester, England, that competes in the Premier League, the top flight of English football.
Manuel Peter Neuer (born 27 March 1986) is a German professional footballer who plays as a goalkeeper and captain for both Bayern Munich and the Germany national team.
In organized sports, match fixing occurs as a match is played to a completely or partially pre-determined result, violating the rules of the game and often the law.
Maxfli is a brand of sports equipment, most recognized for its golf balls, currently owned by Dick's Sporting Goods of Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
McKayla Rose Maroney (born December 9, 1995) is a retired American multiple gold-medal-awarded artistic gymnast.
Mesut Özil (born 15 October 1988) is a German professional footballer who plays for English club Arsenal and the Germany national team.
The Mexico national football team represents Mexico in international football and is governed by the Mexican Football Federation.
A microprocessor is a computer processor that incorporates the functions of a central processing unit on a single integrated circuit (IC), or at most a few integrated circuits.
A minister is a politician who heads a government department, making and implementing decisions on policies in conjunction with the other ministers.
Mother Jones (abbreviated MoJo) is a progressive American magazine that focuses on news, commentary, and investigative reporting on topics including politics, the environment, human rights, and culture.
A multinational corporation (MNC) or worldwide enterprise is a corporate organization that owns or controls production of goods or services in at least one country other than its home country.
The Mumbai Indians (abbreviated as MI) are a franchise cricket team based in the city of Mumbai, Maharashtra.
The National Basketball Association (NBA) is a men's professional basketball league in North America; composed of 30 teams (29 in the United States and 1 in Canada).
The National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) is a non-profit organization which regulates athletes of 1,281 institutions and conferences.
The National Hockey League (NHL; Ligue nationale de hockey—LNH) is a professional ice hockey league in North America, currently comprising 31 teams: 24 in the United States and 7 in Canada.
The National Rugby League (NRL) is a league of professional men's rugby league teams in Australasia.
The NBA G League is the National Basketball Association's official minor league basketball organization.
NBC News is the news division of the American broadcast television network NBC, formerly known as the National Broadcasting Company when it was founded on radio.
In business, net income (total comprehensive income, net earnings, net profit, informally, bottom line) is an entity's income minus cost of goods sold, expenses and taxes for an accounting period.
The New York Yankees are an American professional baseball team based in the New York City borough of the Bronx.
The New Zealand national rugby union team, called the All Blacks, represents New Zealand in men's rugby union, which is known as the country's national sport.
New Zealand Rugby (NZR) is the governing body of rugby union in New Zealand.
Nicholas Aaron Young (born June 1, 1985), nicknamed "Swaggy P", is an American professional basketball player for the Golden State Warriors of the National Basketball Association (NBA).
Nike, Inc. is an American multinational corporation that is engaged in the design, development, manufacturing, and worldwide marketing and sales of footwear, apparel, equipment, accessories, and services.
or NPB is the highest level of baseball in Japan.
Offshoring is the relocation of a business process from one country to another—typically an operational process, such as manufacturing, or supporting processes, such as accounting.
Olympique de Marseille, also known as l'OM or simply Marseille, is a French football club in Marseille.
Opta Sports, formerly Opta Sportsdata, is an international sports analytics company based in the United Kingdom.
Oxfam is a confederation of 20 independent charitable organizations focusing on the alleviation of global poverty, founded in 1942 and led by Oxfam International.
The Pakistan national cricket team (پاکستان قومی کرکٹ ٹیم), popularly referred to as the Shaheens (شاہینز), Green Shirts and Men in Green, is administered by the Pakistan Cricket Board (PCB).
Paul Labile Pogba (born 15 March 1993) is a French professional footballer who plays for club Manchester United and the French national team.
Perfume (parfum) is a mixture of fragrant essential oils or aroma compounds, fixatives and solvents, used to give the human body, animals, food, objects, and living-spaces an agreeable scent.
Personal care or toiletries are consumer products used in personal hygiene and for beautification.
Philip David Radford (born January 2, 1976) is an American environmental, clean energy and democracy leader who served as the youngest executive director of Greenpeace USA.
is a gaming brand that consists of four home video game consoles, as well as a media center, an online service, a line of controllers, two handhelds and a phone, as well as multiple magazines.
A portmanteau or portmanteau word is a linguistic blend of words,, p. 644 in which parts of multiple words or their phones (sounds) are combined into a new word, as in smog, coined by blending smoke and fog, or motel, from motor and hotel.
The Pro Kabaddi League currently known as Vivo Pro Kabaddi League for sponsorship purpose is a professional-level Kabaddi league in India.
Puma SE, branded as Puma, is a German multinational company that designs and manufactures athletic and casual footwear, apparel and accessories, which is headquartered in Herzogenaurach, Bavaria, Germany.
Pune Warriors India was a franchise cricket team that represented the city of Pune in the Indian Premier League.
A racket or racquet is a sports implement consisting of a handled frame with an open hoop across which a network of strings or catgut is stretched tightly.
Ranveer Singh Bhavnani (born 6 July 1985) is an Indian actor who appears in Hindi films.
Ravindrasinh Anirudhsinh Jadeja (born 6 December 1988), commonly known as Ravindra Jadeja, is an Indian international cricketer.
Reading Hockey Club is a field hockey club based at Sonning Lane in the English town of Reading.
Real Madrid Club de Fútbol ("Royal Madrid Football Club"), commonly known as Real Madrid, or simply as Real, is a professional football club based in Madrid, Spain.
Rebel is an Australian and New Zealand sport equipment and related apparel chain.
Reebok is a global athletic footwear and apparel company, operating as a subsidiary of German sportsgiant Adidas since 2005.
In association football, the referee is the person responsible for enforcing the Laws of the Game during the course of a match.
In accounting, revenue is the income that a business has from its normal business activities, usually from the sale of goods and services to customers.
Robert Louis-Dreyfus (–) was a French businessman who had major success as chief executive officer (CEO) of Adidas-Salomon and Saatchi & Saatchi.
Roberto Firmino Barbosa de Oliveira (born 2 October 1991) is a Brazilian professional footballer who plays for club Liverpool and the Brazil national team as an attacking midfielder, forward or winger.
The Royal Challengers Bangalore (often abbreviated as RCB) are a franchise cricket team based in Bangalore, Karnataka, that plays in the Indian Premier League (IPL).
Rudolf "Rudi" Dassler (26 March 1898 in Herzogenaurach, Germany – 27 October 1974 in Herzogenaurach) was the German founder of the sportswear company Puma and the older brother of Adidas founder, Adolf "Adi" Dassler.
Rugby union, commonly known in most of the world as rugby, is a contact team sport which originated in England in the first half of the 19th century.
Runtastic is an Austrian mobile fitness company that combines traditional fitness with mobile applications, social networking and elements of gamification as a logical reaction to the Quantified Self movement.
The Russia national football team (национа́льная сбо́рная Росси́и по футбо́лу, natsionálnaya sbórnaya Rossii po futbólu) represents Russia in association football and is controlled by the Russian Football Union (Российский Футбольный Союз, Rossiyskiy Futboľnyy Soyuz), the governing body for football in Russia.
Sachin Ramesh Tendulkar (born 24 April 1973) is a former Indian international cricketer and a former captain of the Indian national team, regarded as one of the greatest batsmen of all time.
Salman Butt (Punjabi/سلمان بٹ, Salmān Buṭṭ; born 7 October 1984) is a Pakistani cricketer, who played all forms of the game and a former Test team captain, until he was jailed in Britain for spot fixing in 2011.
The Salomon Group (also just known as "Salomon") is a sports equipment manufacturing company that originated in Annecy, France.
The San Diego Business Journal is a weekly newspaper in San Diego, California covering local business news.
Sandals are an open type of footwear, consisting of a sole held to the wearer's foot by straps going over the instep and, sometimes, around the ankle.
SB Nation (Sports Blog Nation) is a sports news website owned and operated by Vox Media (formerly SportsBlogs, Inc.). Established in 2005, the site comprises 320 blogs covering individual professional and college sports teams, and other sports-oriented topics.
A scullery is a room in a house, traditionally used for washing up dishes and laundering clothes, or as an overflow kitchen.
A slide is a form of footwear different from shoes and similar to flip-flops.
A sock is an item of clothing worn on the feet and often covering the ankle or some part of the calf.
Sonny William 'Sonny Bill' Williams (born 3 August 1985) is a New Zealand rugby union and rugby league footballer and a heavyweight boxer.
SOS Children's Villages is an independent, non-governmental international development organisation which has been working to meet the needs and protect the interests and rights of children since 1949.
The Spain national football team (Selección de fútbol de España) represents Spain in men's International association football and is controlled by the Royal Spanish Football Federation, the governing body for football in Spain.
Sporting equipment, also called sporting goods, has various forms depending on the sport, but it is essential to complete the sport.
Sportswear or activewear is clothing, including footwear, worn for sport or physical exercise.
Sprinting is running over a short distance in a limited period of time.
Stanley Roger Smith (born December 14, 1946 in Pasadena, California) is a former world No. 1 American tennis player and two-time Grand Slam singles champion who also, with his partner Bob Lutz, formed one of the most successful doubles teams of all time.
State ownership (also called public ownership and government ownership) is the ownership of an industry, asset, or enterprise by the state or a public body representing a community as opposed to an individual or private party.
Stefan Bengt Edberg (born 19 January 1966) is a Swedish former world No. 1 professional tennis player (in both singles and doubles).
Stefanie Maria "Steffi" Graf (born 14 June 1969) is a German former professional tennis player.
Stella Nina McCartney, OBE (born 13 September 1971) is an English fashion designer.
Steven George Gerrard (born 30 May 1980) is an English professional football manager and former player, who is the manager of Scottish Premiership club Rangers.
The stock (also capital stock) of a corporation is constituted of the equity stock of its owners.
The Stormers (known for sponsorship reasons as the DHL Stormers) are a South African professional rugby union team based in Cape Town competing in the Super Rugby competition.
Super Rugby is a professional men's rugby union football competition in the Southern Hemisphere and Japan.
Sweatshop (or sweat factory) is a pejorative term for a workplace that has very poor, socially unacceptable working conditions.
The Sweden national football team (svenska fotbollslandslaget) represents Sweden in association football and is controlled by the Swedish Football Association, the governing body for football in Sweden.
A T-shirt (or t shirt, or tee) is a style of unisex fabric shirt named after the T shape of its body and sleeves.
TaylorMade Golf Company is an American manufacturer of golf clubs, bags and accessories based in Carlsbad, California, United States.
TBWA\Chiat\Day is the American division of the advertising agency TBWA Worldwide.
The Beautiful Game (o jogo bonito) is a nickname for association football popularised by the Brazilian professional footballer Pelé.
The San Diego Union-Tribune is an American metropolitan daily newspaper, published in San Diego, California. Its name derives from a 1992 merger between the two major daily newspapers at the time, The San Diego Union and the San Diego Evening Tribune. The name changed to U-T San Diego in 2012 but was changed again to The San Diego Union-Tribune in 2015. In 2015, it was acquired by Tribune Publishing, later renamed tronc. In February 2018 it was announced to be sold, along with the Los Angeles Times, to Patrick Soon-Shiong's investment firm Nant Capital LLC for $500 million plus $90m in pension liabilities. The sale closed on June 18, 2018.
Thomas Müller (born 13 September 1989) is a German professional footballer who plays for and vice-captains Bayern Munich and the German national team.
Three stripes is a trademark of Adidas consisting of three parallel lines, which typically feature along the side of Adidas apparel.
Timothy Theodore Duncan (born April 25, 1976) is an American retired professional basketball player.
Track spikes, or just spikes, are racing shoes used by athletes when racing on the track.
Tracy Lamar McGrady Jr. (born May 24, 1979) is an American retired professional basketball player who is best known for his career in the National Basketball Association (NBA), where he played as both a shooting guard and small forward.
Trousers (British English) or pants (American English) are an item of clothing originating in Asia, worn from the waist to the ankles, covering both legs separately (rather than with cloth extending across both legs as in robes, skirts, and dresses).
U Mumba (MUM) is a Kabaddi team based in Mumbai, Maharashtra that plays in the Pro Kabaddi League.
The UEFA Champions League is an annual continental club football competition organised by the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) and contested by top-division European clubs.
The 2016 UEFA European Championship, commonly referred to as UEFA Euro 2016 or simply Euro 2016, was the 15th UEFA European Championship, the quadrennial international men's football championship of Europe organised by UEFA.
Team USA or United States national team may refer to any of a number of sports team representing the United States in international competitions.
The University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) is a public research university in the Westwood district of Los Angeles, United States.
An urban legend, urban myth, urban tale, or contemporary legend is a form of modern folklore.
United States of America Gymnastics (USA Gymnastics or USAG) is the national governing body for gymnastics in the United States.
Velcro Companies is a privately held company that produces fasteners and other products.
War on Want is an anti-poverty charity based in London.
Western Province is a South African rugby union team based in Newlands, Cape Town, that participates in the annual Currie Cup and Vodacom Cup tournaments.
The Women's National Basketball Association (WNBA) is a women's professional basketball league in the United States.
Xavier Hernández Creus (born 25 January 1980) is a Spanish professional footballer who plays as a central midfielder for Qatari club Al Sadd SC.
is a Japanese fashion designer based in Tokyo and Paris.
Yue Yuen Industrial Holdings Limited is a Taiwanese footwear manufacturer headquartered in Hong Kong and established by its Taiwanese parent company, Pou Chen Group.
Zinedine Yazid Zidane (born 23 June 1972), nicknamed "Zizou", is a French professional football coach and former player who last managed Real Madrid.
1,000,000,000 (one billion, short scale; one thousand million or milliard, yard, long scale) is the natural number following 999,999,999 and preceding 1,000,000,001.
The 1500 metres or 1,500-metre run (typically pronounced 'fifteen-hundred metres') is the foremost middle distance track event in athletics.
The 1936 Summer Olympics (German: Olympische Sommerspiele 1936), officially known as the Games of the XI Olympiad, was an international multi-sport event held in 1936 in Berlin, Nazi Germany.
The 1952 Summer Olympics (Kesäolympialaiset 1952; Olympiska sommarspelen 1952), officially known as the Games of the XV Olympiad, were an international multi-sport event held in Helsinki, Finland, in 1952.
The 1960 Summer Olympics, officially known as the Games of the XVII Olympiad (Italian: Giochi della XVII Olimpiade), was an international multi-sport event that was held from August 25 to September 11, 1960, in Rome, Italy.
The 2006 FIFA World Cup was the 18th FIFA World Cup, the quadrennial international football world championship tournament.
The 2010 FIFA World Cup was the 19th FIFA World Cup, the world championship for men's national association football teams.
The 2014 FIFA World Cup was the 20th FIFA World Cup, the quadrennial world championship for men's national football teams organized by FIFA.
The 2015–16 Premier League (known as the Barclays Premier League for sponsorship reasons) was the 24th season of the Premier League, the top English professional league for association football clubs, since its establishment in 1992.
The 2017–18 NCAA Division I men's basketball corruption scandal is an ongoing corruption scandal, initially involving sportswear manufacturer Adidas as well as several college basketball programs associated with the brand but now involving many programs not affiliated with Adidas.
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