Kappa (company)
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Kappa Company
Kappa
Public company
IndustrySports equipment, Textile
Founded1916; 104 years ago (1916)
Headquarters,
Area served
Worldwide
Key people
Marco Boglione (President)
Gianni Crespi (CEO)
ProductsClothing, Footwear, Sportswear
RevenueEUR111 million[1]
ParentBasicNet S.p.A.
Websitewww.kappa.com

Kappa is an Italian sportswear brand founded in Turin, Piedmont, Italy.[2]

Kappa was founded as a sock firm in Turin, Italy, in 1916 but didn't become 'Kappa' until 1967.

Kappa's "Omini" logo pictures the silhouette of a man and woman leaning against each another. It represents the equality of men and women and their mutual support.[] The idea grew into what is now the logo for the Kappa and Robe di Kappa brands and a recognized symbol of quality and style.[]

Sponsorships

Formula 1

On 20 February 2018, it was announced kappa began a partnership with the Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team, supplying the team and drivers with gear, and featuring the logo on the cars' headrests.[3]

Football

Associations and leagues

Kappa is the official football supplier for the following leagues, referees and associations:

National teams

Club teams

Africa
Asia
Europe
North America
Oceania
South America

Basketball

National teams

Club teams

Baseball

Club teams

Boxing

Fencing

National teams

Golf

National teams

Ice hockey

Field hockey

National teams

Rowing

National teams

Rugby League

Club teams

Rugby Union

Club teams

Volleyball

Club teams

Skiing

National teams

See also

Excludes articles found in Category:Sportswear brands.

References

  1. ^ "BasicNet.com". www.basicnet.com. Retrieved 2018.
  2. ^ "Kappa USA". Kappa USA. Retrieved 2018.
  3. ^ "Alfa Romeo Sauber F1 Team". www.sauberf1team.com. Archived from the original on 21 February 2018. Retrieved 2018.
  4. ^ "Kappa firma il pallone della Serie B ConTe.it 2017/18" [Kappa signs as the ball of the 2017-18 Serie B ConTe.it] (in Italian). Milan: Lega B. Retrieved 2017.
  5. ^ "Kappa style comes to Queensland". Football Queensland. 2017-04-20. Retrieved .
  6. ^ https://www.aswh.nl/clubinfo/kledinglijn/
  7. ^ https://www.cydleonesa.com/club/patrocinadores
  8. ^ "Kappa, la indumentaria de Argentina por cuatro años" at Confederación Argentina de Basquet website, 15 May 2013 **+++Archived 23 September 2015 at the Wayback Machine
  9. ^ BBL Media (2016-01-13). "KAPPA POISED TO DOMINATE BASKETBALL APPAREL IN UK FROM 2016-17". bbl.org.uk. British Basketball League. Archived from the original on 2018-03-02. Retrieved . Leading international sportswear brand Kappa will become the official and exclusive apparel sponsor to the British professional basketball leagues and Great Britain national teams.
  10. ^ 2015 FIBA Asia Championship - Singapore, FIBA.com, Retrieved 4 November 2015.
  11. ^ "Durandt slams SA promoters". Retrieved 2018.

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