Tag Archives: Sports

Adidas and LEGO build on creative partnership to introduce a new ZX 8000 ‘Bricks’ Collection

Adidas and The LEGO Group have extended their partnership to launch a new ZX 8000 ‘Bricks’ collection of footwear, building on the pairing that previously introduced the landmark A-ZX series. Bringing the globally renowned Danish toy brand’s signature aesthetics to one of Adidas’ most iconic styles, the collection marks the …

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24 Hours of Le Mans renews IMG partnership to build 2023 Centenary licensing programme

The world’s oldest active sports car endurance race, 24 Hours of Le Mans is eyeing a new move into the toys, games, and collectables space as the prestigious annual event nears its 100th anniversary in 2023. Under the renewal of its longstanding licensing representation agreement with IMG, the brand owner, …

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Braille Skateboarding launches its first skate shoe with R&R Footwear

YouTube’s leading skateboarding channel, Braille Skateboarding, has partnered with R&R Footwear to launch a new skate shoe, marking yet another brand extension for the brand that has made its move on the lifestyle and toy licensing sectors in recent months. In a deal brokered by Semaphore Licensing Solutions, Braille Skateboarding …

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Cyclewear studio Milltag turns it up with Motorhead collaboration

The cyclewear studio, Milltag has partnered with Global Merchandising Services to launch a new range of cycle gear inspired by the heavy rock legends, Motorhead, tapping into the vibe of some of the band’s iconic song titles Iron Horse, White Line Fever and Keep Us On the Road. Produced in …

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Cube International named master licensee for Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games

The sports specialists, Cube International, has been appointed master licensee for Birmingham 2022 and Commonwealth Sports, for designing, sourcing, delivering, and retailing a range of official products across the UK. The first official products are scheduled to go on sale in the coming weeks across official Birmingham 2022 shops and …

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IMG and World Rugby seek global sports apparel supplier for 2021 to 2024 period

The consultation process to find a global sports apparel supplier for all World Rugby competitions during the 2021-2024 will launch this month, World Rugby and its global master licensee IMG have revealed. The global sports apparel supplier will, for the first time, have access to rights and assets for all …

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British headwear firm Tokyo Time signs collaboration deal with Misfits Gaming

Misfits Gaming Group has signed a multi-year deal with the British premium headwear brand, Tokyo Time, to become the official headwear provider of Misfits Gaming. Under the partnership, Tokyo Time will produce licensed Misfits Gaming headwear, as well as collaborate on co-branded items. A creator of Japanese-inspired headwear, Tokyo Time …

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Start-up sports lifestyle brand Round21 is on a mission to redefine the category

A start-up sports lifestyle brand developed by the former professional athlete, Jasmine Maietta, is looking to redefine the category through a combination of arts and sports while championing inclusive multi-cultural artists and product design. Called Round21, the brand aims to celebrate creative expression through sport and art by creating premium …

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UFC taps Panini America as its official collectable trading card partner

The mixed martial arts organisation, UFC has entered into a multi-year licensing agreement with Panini America to become the brand’s official and exclusive collectable trading card partner. Under the new deal secured by IMG, Panini America – recognised as the world’s largest licensed sports and entertainment collectables company – will …

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Epic Games and IMG bring global football clubs to its hit gaming IP Fortnite

Epic Games is celebrating global football this week by bringing more than 20 top clubs from around the world into its hit gaming IP, Fortnite, via a series of partnerships facilitated by IMG, Fortnite’s licensing representative. Starting 23 January, players can choose from 10 different variants of new “Kickoff Set” …

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