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Sports Direct Intl. (FRAS)


Wednesday 07 September, 2016

Sports Direct Intl.

Further update following Working Practices Report

RNS Number : 1397J
Sports Direct International Plc
07 September 2016

7 September 2016



("Sports Direct" or the "Company")


Further update following Working Practices Report


Further to the Working Practices Report published by the Company yesterday, the Company announces that Dr Keith Hellawell QPM has been asked by the Board, which includes the Company's majority shareholder, Mike Ashley, to continue in his role as Chairman.

Dr Hellawell had offered to step down over the weekend in the light of the shortcomings highlighted in the report, but he will stay in his role in order to assist with making further improvements.



Sports Direct International plc

Dave Forsey, Chief Executive

Matt Pearson, Acting Chief Financial Officer

T. 0344 245 9200


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Keith Bishop

T. 020 7734 9995



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