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NEXT GEN evoPOWER VIGOR 1

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Singapore (19 January 2017)PUMA has kicked the new year off in style by unveiling its next generation POWER boot, the evoPOWER Vigor 1. The new football boot sees PUMA’s greatest design overhaul yet in the POWER franchise, boasting an upgraded silhouette that keeps power and accuracy at the heart of the design. The revolutionary boot will be worn on-pitch by PUMA POWER stars including the likes of Olivier Giroud and Mario Balotelli, and new PUMA ambassadors, Petr Čech and Marc Bartra.

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Engineered with numerous upgrades to the previous edition, the evoPOWER Vigor 1 is more technical than ever, marking a new era for the silo. The Vigor 1 is the first in the POWER family to feature a stretchable Spandex sock construction, creating an ultra-comfortable slip on boot with a barefoot feeling. The Spandex sock lining works in harmony with PUMA’s next generation AccuFoam upper technology which features a new engineered 3D format. The PU foam dots regulate the uneven surface when the foot comes into contact with the ball, which maximises precision when striking the ball powerfully. The upper is completed with PUMA’s Adap-Lite material further enhanced with a new support cage that allows the foot to bend. The one-way stretchable microfibre upper material supports the biomechanics of the foot while striking the ball barefoot, maximizing both power and precision. This combined with GripTex, a PUMA technology applied to the upper of the boot, helps create enhanced grip and ball control.

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The evoPOWER Vigor 1 outsole remains the same as its predecessors as a result of popular demand, featuring a mix of bladed and conical studs. Based on PUMA’s research into how force travels on the stance and kicking legs, the boot features bladed studs that ensure perfect ground penetration and stability, especially on stance leg, and conical studs for optimal agility.

The evoPOWER Vigor 1 emanates POWER with its bold styling and colour, featuring a sleek new look in allover Gecko Green finished off with Safety Yellow and PUMA Black detailing. The diamond shaped PU dots in Safety Yellow on the sock liner not only advance the performance of the boot, but also fashion a subtle graphic pattern across the upper, which has been replicated in the outsole. The overall look is rounded off with finishing touches in PUMA Black, from the iconic PUMA Formstripe and evoPOWER branding on the tongue to decorative details on the outsole.

PUMA star striker and POWER player, Olivier Giroud added; “I’ve been wearing evoPOWER for some time now and while PUMA always makes great developments to the boot, the new evoPOWER Vigor 1 is next level. I’m enjoying playing in a boot with a slip-on sock construction – it is ridiculously comfortable plus the foam dots are a total game changer for me. I enjoy making an impact on the pitch and in these bold Green boots I definitely will. Let’s just say the bar has been officially raised.”

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The new evoPOWER Vigor 1 is now retailing at SGD 329 at PUMA Bugis+, PUMA VivoCity, and in Westorn Corp Outlets

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Watch FIFA World Cup 2014 for Free

1) FirstRows Soccer

This is also a multi sport broadcasting website, and provides smooth streaming to all the sports events, and will make available all the FIFA world cup matches to be viewed with it, 45 minutes before its general on air time.

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2) FIFA TV

This is the official website from the FIFA corporation, and will be providing a live telecast right from their servers. This will be your most trusted source for the telecast, as this is the channel from the official FIFA corporation.

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3) iTV World Cup

ITV is another best sites to watch free online live streaming FIFA 2014 world cup.

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4) ESPN Go

ESPN is the most widely tuned in the Sports channel when it comes to discussing television channels. ESPN provides an online portal, where the FIFA world cup broadcast will be available in HD Quality, for you to watch it, and enjoy. install the IOS or Android app, provided by WatchESPN.

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5) Soccers Club – Live TV

An independent website developed by a bunch of soccer fans, and will be providing with free, simple streaming of the FIFA World Cup Matches.

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6) Sport LEMON TV

A very wonderful website, that is simple to use, and provides really efficient and smooth servers for the streaming of many sports events. All you need to do is to scroll to the “Football” section, and choose your match, and continue viewing it.

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7) Atdhe -Soccer

Atdhe free online streaming website for the world cup, and claiming to provide smooth broadcast of all the 64 world cup matches to take place.

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Adidas Unveils Brazuca Final Rio: The Official Match Ball for FIFA 2014

Match ball specially created for showpiece Final on Sunday 13th July with colours reflecting the green and gold of the FIFA World Cup trophy

Singapore, June 2014 – Adidas unveiled the brazuca Final Rio Official Match Ball, the official match ball for the Final of the 2014 FIFA World Cup Brazil™. The ball will be an integral part of the Final on 13th July when the top two federations battle it out for a place in history. The design of brazuca Final Rio has been inspired by the green and gold on the FIFA World Cup trophy and is a variation of the previously released adidas brazuca Official Match Ball which was launched back in December last year

In the build up to the FIFA World Cup™, adidas has used brazuca as part of its “all in or nothing” FIFA World Cup campaign and launched @brazuca on Twitter. After the launch in December 2013, @brazuca has garnered over 131,000 followers and has introduced fans to some of the world’s greatest footballers and celebrities including Zinedine Zidane, Cafu, Samuel L Jackson & Hugh Jackman. It has even travelled to the Vatican City to meet Pope Francis. Fans on twitter have also been able to track the build-up to the FIFA World Cup™ in Brazil through the eyes of the ball as it travels the world and offers an alternative take on the game.

The FIFA World Cup™ is the world’s largest football event and the ultimate platform for the adidas state-of-the-art apparel, hardware and footwear. adidas has made every FIFA WorldCup™ ball since 1970, and recently extended the partnership with FIFA until 2030, including the supply of the official match ball.


Brazuca Final Rio is available to purchase globally from Sunday June 1st in all adidas Sports Performance outlets, Weston Corporation, 12th Men at Bedok Mall, as well as the adidas online store (shop.adidas.com.sg) at SGD189,


The Heat is ON !

Nike delivers the best in cooling technologies for the world’s greatest players.

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Football played in Brasil this June and July could see temperatures around 25°C (77°F), with at least 10 matches pushing 30°C (86°F).

For athletes playing 90-minute matches in these conditions, keeping cool is crucial to performance. Nike’s 2014 national team kits have been designed with optimal cooling solutions to give athletes a leg up in these conditions and help them stay cool under pressure on the world stage.

Key cooling elements in Nike’s National Team Kit system of dress include:

  • Sweat-wicking Nike Dri-FIT fabrication
  • Dual-knit construction moves sweat away from skin to the outside of the kit where it can evaporate more quickly
  • Dual-knit construction features a fabrication that is cooler and softer against skin
  • Burn-out mesh at the back of the national team kits and Nike Pro baselayer reduces weight by removing fabric in key heat zones for added breathability
  • Laser-cut ventilation increases airflow over the skin
  • Nike Pro baselayer options are 16 percent lighter than their predecessors with added cooling and ventilation
  • Increased abrasion protection in the Pro baselayer Slider Short match athletes’ sliding patterns with increased breathability and decreased weight

We Don’t Play Football, We Live IT

As the world gears up for this summer’s big competition, Nike takes the opportunity to celebrate 20 years of brilliant football. In 1994 during a sunny afternoon in Pasadena, Calif., a statement was made – glory is granted to those who risk everything. From that point on players such as Luís Figo, Fabio Cannavaro and Ronaldo exemplified that style, daring to do whatever it took to bring victory to their teams and nations.

To honor the all-or-nothing approach of these athletes, Nike introduces Nike F.C. – not just a collection but also a badge of honor representing passion, talent, irreverence and most of all the willingness to put it all on the line.

The Nike Sportswear Nike F.C. Collection will be available on Nike.com on April 14, and select Nike Sportswear retailers beginning April 17.

For the full experience please visit Nike.com/nikefc.


Soon to be launched by Nike “The Magista”

foto.JPGThe world’s biggest sporting extravaganza is just a matter of months away from kick-off in Brazil, and Nike as always is here to set the benchmark for what to expect at the 2014 Fifa World Cup this year.

There has much been speculation and anticipation and we are happy to give you a glimpse at what’s been kicking at Nike.

Nike is thrilled to unveil their latest innovation in football boot – The Magista, which is set to be the weapon of choice for some of the best players on the planet at the World Cup, including Barcelona and Spanish midfield maestro Andres Iniesta.

To whet your appetite for what’s to come before the expected local launch in March, here is a cool teaser video on the Magista, featuring the likes of Mario Gotze, Arda Turan, Thiago Silva and David Luiz. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EYWMGSGWr_0

 

Updated 7 March 2014: To download the Secret image of the boots please click on The Magista

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PUMA INTRODUCES THE REVOLUTIONARY evoPOWER in SINGAPORE (Press Release)

PUMA Showcases the Power and Accuracy Achieved Through Performance Enhancing Technology of the evoPOWER

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Showcasing the evoPOWER’s performance enhancing technology, PUMA players Juma’at Jantan, Lee Kwan-Woo, Erwan Gunawan and Bruno Castanheira put their skills to the test at the evoPOWER Challenge, which was designed to measure players’ power and accuracy. The launch event was also cohosted by former Singapore Lions custodian and PUMA player Lionel Lewis, who offered valuable insights into the design inspiration and product benefits of the evoPOWER. “The evoPOWER is the first boot I’ve seen that mimics the barefoot,” said Isa Halim. “I’ve been wearing it for a while now and I really like how it feels. The flexibility of the boot really helps me to shoot harder and it gives me more confidence on the pitch.” Juma’at commented, “The evoPOWER is extremely comfortable to wear. It is flexible and bends with my feet and I love the feeling of barefoot kicking that comes with the evoPOWER.”

“Its really exciting to have a boot that allows me to have more power in my shot,” added Erwan Gunawan. “The evoPOWER’s AccuFoam helps me shoot more accurately, which is really important for my game. I also really like the light weight of the evoPOWER, which is really light for a power boot.” The evoPOWER boot and the range of evoPOWER accessories and apparel are now available at both PUMA and Weston retail stores. In celebration of the launch of evoPOWER in Singapore, PUMA will also be running an Instagram contest as well as the evoPOWER Challenge for football fans.

Instagram Contest
From 6 February to 9 March 2014, fans can stand a chance to win a PUMA Football goodie bag when they take part in the evoPOWER Instagram contest. To participate, fans can post a photo of the evoPOWER boot using the hashtags #evoPOWER, #StartBelieving and #PUMASG and share what they like about the evoPOWER. Three lucky winners will receive goodie bags comprising of a PUMA top,
football, water bottle and socks. The winners will be announced on PUMA Singapore’s Facebook page on 12 March 2014 and will also be contacted via Instagram

evoPOWER Challenge

Football fans can also be among the first in Singapore to try on the evoPOWER when they participate in PUMA’s evoPOWER Challenge. Participants can take a shot at the target wearing the newly launched boot to register their evoPOWER score. The evoPOWER score is determined by the power and accuracy of their shots and participants with the three highest score will win an evoPOWER goodie bag comprising of a PUMA Football top, football, shoe bag and water bottle. The winner of the evoPOWER Challenge will also walk away with a pair of evoPOWER boots while the second runner-up will win a giant evoPOWER boot.

Details for the evoPOWER Challenge are as follows:

  • Dates: 15 February 2014
  • Location: Kovan Sports Centre
  • Time: 0900hrs to 1200hrs

And

  • Dates: 21 February 2014
  • Queensway Shopping Centre
  • 1500hrs to 2100hrs

PUMA RELEASES ITS MUCH ANTICIPATED evoPOWER TEST BOOT (Press Release)

PUMA’s Latest Football Boot Innovation Teased in Camouflage Design

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6 January 2014 – PUMA launches an exciting teaser boot two weeks ahead of the global launch of its evoPOWER football collection. Incorporating the same technology and innovation as the official evoPOWER boot, the evoPOWER CAMO spots an edgy camouflage design and will be worn by international football stars Cesc Fàbregas, Mario Balotelli and Marco Reus in training and competitive games over the next two weeks.

evoPOWER draws its inspiration from the bare foot, with design characteristics that are unrivalled in the football industry. The detailed features and benefits of the boot are yet to be revealed, but the boot is designed to deliver an even greater level of power and accuracy. A closer look at the evoPOWER CAMO’s graphic design reveals a mix of grey and turquoise PUMA cat logos that together create the camouflage-like look.

Cesc Fàbregas commented on the evoPOWER CAMO, “A teaser boot always has something mysterious about it and I am happy to be one of the few that get the chance to play in this unusual design. It is always an exciting moment when PUMA present a new boot to me, but this one is especially cool. I have tested it for a while now and I am thrilled to move into this new design.”