7 September 2016
SPORTS DIRECT INTERNATIONAL PLC
("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
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