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Sports Direct International Plc
03 October 2016

Released: 3 October 2016

Sports Direct International Plc


3 October 2016


SPORTS DIRECT INTERNATIONAL PLC ("Sports Direct" or "the Company")



Transaction in Own Shares


Sports Direct announces that on 30 September 2016 it purchased 87,294 of its ordinary shares from Citigroup Global Markets Limited (acting as the Company's broker) on the London Stock Exchange at a price of 285.5 pence per share. The purchased shares will all be held as treasury shares.


Following the above purchase, the Company holds 45,156,465 ordinary shares as treasury shares. The total number of ordinary shares in issue (excluding shares held as treasury shares) is 595,445,904.


In accordance with DTR 5.6.1 of the FCA's Disclosure Guidance and Transparency Rules, the Company is required to notify the market of the total number of voting rights and capital in the Company as at the end of each calendar month in which an increase or decrease has occurred.


The issued share capital of the Company is comprised of 640,602,369 ordinary shares of 10p each. As 45,156,465 of these ordinary shares are held as treasury shares, the total number of voting rights in the Company is 595,445,904. This figure may be used by shareholders as the denominator for the calculations by which they will determine if they are required to notify their interest in, or a change to their interest in, the Company under the FCA's Disclosure Guidance and Transparency Rules.




Sports Direct International plc

Matt Pearson, Acting Chief Financial Officer

T. 0344 245 9200


KBA PR                                   

Keith Bishop

T. 0344 245 9200

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