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Sports Direct International Plc
31 August 2016

Released: 31 August 2016

Sports Direct International Plc


31 August 2016


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



Transaction in Own Shares


Sports Direct announces that on 30 August 2016 it purchased 79,483 of its ordinary shares from Citigroup Global Markets Limited (acting as the Company's broker) on the London Stock Exchange at a price of 295.7 pence per share. The purchased shares will all be held as treasury shares.


Following the above purchase, the Company holds 44,056,286 ordinary shares as treasury shares. The total number of ordinary shares in issue (excluding shares held as treasury shares) is 596,546,083.




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. 0344 245 9200


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