Adidas suspends partnership with Russian football union amid invasion of Ukraine

AFP
Frankfurt, Germany Updated: Mar 02, 2022, 02:55 PM(IST)

Adidas suspends its partnerhsip with Russian Football Federation. Photograph:( AFP )

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Sports equipment giants Adidas have suspended its partnership with the Russian Football Federation in the wake of the country's invasion of Ukraine.

German sports equipment giants Adidas said Tuesday they have suspended their partnership with the Russian Football Federation in the wake of Russia's invasion of Ukraine.

"Adidas is suspending its partnership with the Russian Football Federation (RFS) with immediate effect," said a spokesman of the company which in 2020 generated 2.9 percent of its turnover in the "Russia, Ukraine and CIS" regions.

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