Der weltweite Umsatz kletterte um 6,5 Prozent auf 8,98 Milliarden Dollar, was ebenfalls mehr war, als Experten Nike zugetraut hatten. In China legten die Umstze um 24 Prozent zu, in Europa und den angrenzenden Regionen um 19 Prozent. Weltweit wchst Adidas allerdings zuletzt deutlich schneller, im vergangenen Jahr um 15 Prozent..
After the advent of such weapons as hand cannon and crossbows in the 1500s, warriors began adding plated armor to their battle gear, shielding more and more parts of their body with steel. As early firearms made their way onto the battlefield, armored knights responded by adding yet more protection and plating. In a sense, the Middle Ages saw a kind of “arms race”; as weapon strength increased, so did armor strength.
Love Deadmau5? Enjoy house music? Want to go to raves in style? Deadmau5’s iconic Mau5head would surely turn some heads. Take two sheets of paper and sketch out a the shape of the mouth. Take your styrofoam ball and slice it in half. The first video game character in the history of time to be inspired by islander culture and, in the words of my brother, sport salon quality orange hair. You could actually make the argument that Wakka is the coolest person in this game; he looks cool, he plays blitzball, he pronounces brother “brudda” and he’s tortured enough by his brother Chappu’s death that you can feel bad for him. So why is Wakka this low here? Because he’s RACIST! My goodness, you see the way he talks about the Al Bhed in this game, coupled with the reactions of all his companions every time he does? It’s like watching Birth of the Nation if the Klu Klux Klan had orange hair on top of their cloaks! Yes, Wakka may eventually get over his prejudices and may eventually turn his life around once he realizes that the Yevon religion is as legit as Carmelo Anthony’s gripes about Kristops Porzingis.
Yorkshire are all set to win the Roses match, a rollicking one too, for the 61st time. Lancashire, who have won only 36 of these encounters (with more than half of them drawn) have to score 129 more runs without any specialist batsmen left except their captain Liam Livingstone and he has a broken left thumb. Defeat will propel Lancashire towards the second division along with Worcestershire..
As long as a team is in the playoffs in a seed they are comfortable with, then the amount of games they win is irrelevant if the team is completely rested and healthy. And they want Adam Silver to incur fines or take draft picks or whatever if players are sat. Well then they will just put those players on an injury report or say they are sick with food poisoning.