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Round-Up: Real Madrid tops brand value chart, Puma says financial guidance ‘impossible’, Beijing 2022 fashion line launched, and more

Boxer Zou Shiming, his wife Ran Yingying, their sons Zou Mingxuan and Zou Minghao attend the launch ceremony of licensed sportswear for the 2022 Winter Olympic Games on July 27, 2020 in Shanghai, China. (Photo by VCG/VCG via Getty Images)

Real Madrid is the world’s most valuable football brand, according to an annual report by brand consultancy Brand Finance. The report says the Spanish club’s brand is worth €1.419bn ($1.67bn), followed in second place by arch rival Barcelona, just behind on €1.413bn – Brand Finance

Sportswear manufacturer Puma said it was “impossible” to provide an accurate financial outlook for the year due to Covid-19, as it reported its second quarter results. Second-quarter sales fell 30.7 per cent to €831m ($979m), and it made a loss of €115m – Reuters

A crowd of 4,915 fans attended a Yomiuri Giants baseball game at the Tokyo Dome for the first time this season on Tuesday – The Japan News

The Australian Football League is introducing taxes of up to 200 per cent on “football spending” – a category that excludes player salaries – that exceeds a A$6.2m ($4.5m/€3.8m) cap – The Age

Chinese sportswear brand Anta launched a range of Beijing 2022 Winter Olympics-themed apparel, with a fashion show in Shanghai on Monday – China Daily

Chinese company BOE Technology Group has agreed a deal to be an official supporter in the ‘display system’ category for the Chengdu 2021 World University Summer Games – Chengdu 2021

Indian football team Mohun Bagan appeared on the Nasdaq billboard in New York’s Times Square yesterday, in a commemoration of its historic victory over British army team East Yorkshire in the 1911 IFA Shield Final – India Today

Indian motor racing competition X1 Racing League has been reported to have failed to pay broadcast production fees related its inaugural edition this year – exchange4media