Sports Equipment & Accessories The most recent news regarding sporting goods, services, and accessories. This section offers releases dealing with the release and marketing of new products, equipment and sportswear, along with educational sports and fitness programs for children and adults. Also included are announcements of contests and competitions. Find stories about gym and store openings as well as charity initiatives and equipment donations. This category also contains safety information and product recalls and financial, corporate and legal information for sporting goods companies.

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Apr 23, 2020, 13:45 ET InventHelp Inventor Develops Mechanical Weight Bar Return System (FRO-732)

Anyone who performs strength training workouts knows the importance of having a spotter when the weight bar becomes too heavy to lift on their own....


Apr 23, 2020, 09:00 ET Within Introduces 'Supernatural,' An In-Home VR Fitness Experience For Oculus Quest

Within today will release Supernatural, the world's first subscription-based, full-body fitness service for virtual reality. Designed for Oculus...


Apr 22, 2020, 10:15 ET InventHelp Inventor Develops Safety Accessory for Weightlifters (ROH-688)

"I wanted to create a safer way for one person to utilize a weight bench," said an inventor, from Rochester, N.Y., "so I invented the JAKE AND ABE...


Apr 22, 2020, 07:00 ET ProXR Signs Five MLB Bat Companies to License Patented Bat Knob Innovation

ProXR LLC has signed five MLB-certified bat companies to license its patented ProXR angled bat knob technology (U.S. Pat. 7,744,497). ProXR's angled...


Apr 21, 2020, 14:00 ET InventHelp Inventor Develops Improved Way to Organize and Store Firearm Magazines (BGF-2394)

"I wanted to create a space-saving way to arrange firearm magazines in a gun safe or gun cabinet," said an inventor, from Livonia, Mich., "so I...


Apr 21, 2020, 13:49 ET SEI SmartSpring? Technology Adapted for Winter Sports Equipment

SEI is pleased to announce that as of April 21st, 2020, the company has licensed the rights from Worcester Polytechnic Institute (WPI) to two new...


Apr 21, 2020, 09:52 ET Casio Celebrates 50 Years Of Earth Day

In 1970, a planet in crisis mobilized 20 million Americans for the sake of the environment. This year, April 22, will mark 50 years since the world's ...


Apr 21, 2020, 05:35 ET Hiking Gear & Equipment Market Size Worth $7.4 Billion By 2027: Grand View Research, Inc.

The global hiking gear and equipment market size is expected to reach USD 7.4 billion by 2027, expanding at a CAGR of 6.3%, according to a new report ...


Apr 20, 2020, 16:58 ET JanSport Launches the Recycled SuperBreak, their First Backpack with 100% Recycled Fabric

Today, JanSport announced the upcoming launch of the Recycled SuperBreak, the brand's first backpack made with 100% recycled fabric. The launch marks ...


Apr 20, 2020, 14:00 ET InventHelp Presents Hand Prop (OCM-1379)

"While enjoying some time at the lake, I wanted a faster, easier way to get around while floating on a raft," said an inventor from La Habra, Calif....


Apr 20, 2020, 13:15 ET InventHelp Inventor Develops Hands-Free Fishing Tote (NPL-290)

"I desired a means to carry as well as protect fishing rods and tackle," said an inventor from Cape Coral, Florida. "This inspired me to develop an...


Apr 20, 2020, 11:30 ET InventHelp Inventor Develops Hands-Free Way to Use an Umbrella (NWO-383)

"I wanted to create a more convenient way to utilize an umbrella at sporting games and other outdoor activities," said an inventor, from Des...


Apr 20, 2020, 11:15 ET InventHelp Inventor Develops Improved Way to Perform Leg Presses (NPL-295)

"I wanted to create a better way to do leg press exercises," said an inventor, from Venice, Fla., "so I invented the POTVIN PRESS PLATE." The...


Apr 20, 2020, 08:00 ET Under Armour Announces First Quarter 2020 Earnings And Conference Call Date

Under Armour, Inc. (NYSE: UA, UAA) plans to release the results of its first quarter (ended March 31, 2020) on Monday, May 11, 2020 at 6:55 a.m....


Apr 17, 2020, 10:15 ET InventHelp Presents Enhanced Golf Driver (TPA-2848)

"I was looking for a better driver and could not find anything on the market that met my needs," said an inventor from Sarasota, Fla. "This inspired...


Apr 17, 2020, 10:00 ET Champs Sports and Eastbay Launch #NeverNotAnAthlete to Contribute to COVID-19 Relief Efforts

Champs Sports and Eastbay have joined forces at the intersection of sport and lifestyle to launch #NeverNotAnAthlete, inspiring today's...


Apr 16, 2020, 16:05 ET Vista Outdoor to Release Fourth Quarter Fiscal Year 2020 Financial Results

Vista Outdoor Inc. ("Vista Outdoor") (NYSE: VSTO) will host its investor conference call on fourth quarter fiscal year 2020 financial results on...


Apr 16, 2020, 10:00 ET SparBar Inc. Provides Positive Corporate Update and Announces Increase in Sales During the Global Pandemic With COVID-19

SparBar Inc., the original pioneer of SparBar? boxing, Mixed Martial Arts (MMA) and fitness equipment, is pleased to announce a corporate update on a ...


Apr 16, 2020, 06:00 ET Escalade Reports First Quarter 2020 Results

Escalade, Incorporated (NASDAQ: ESCA) - "Our first quarter results reflect the benefits of the operational and organizational changes we made during...


Apr 15, 2020, 18:14 ET Academy Sports + Outdoors Furloughs Staff

Academy Sports + Outdoors ("Academy") today announced that it is temporarily furloughing a substantial number of its corporate office and...


Apr 15, 2020, 09:35 ET Casio's April Artist Spotlight: Knick Smith

Casio America, Inc., a leading innovator of electronic musical instruments, is excited to spotlight jazz pianist Knick Smith as a member of its...


Apr 14, 2020, 21:00 ET DICK'S Sporting Goods, Inc. Announces Pricing of $500 Million Private Offering of Convertible Senior Notes Due 2025

DICK'S Sporting Goods, Inc. (NYSE: DKS), a leading omni-channel sporting goods retailer, today announced the pricing of its offering of $500 million...


Apr 14, 2020, 12:46 ET Trader Interactive Enhances Virtual Retailing Solutions For Dealers During COVID-19

Trader Interactive, a leading marketplace and dealer services provider for the lifestyle vehicle and commercial equipment industries, has introduced...


Apr 14, 2020, 11:45 ET InventHelp Inventor Develops Easier Way to Carry and Use Fishing Poles and Gear (LVT-217)

"I enjoy fishing but I thought there could be a more efficient way for one person to transport multiple fishing poles and other accessories to a...


Apr 14, 2020, 10:36 ET Casio Marks 20th Anniversary of EDIFICE Collection with Limited Edition Honda Racing Timepiece

To celebrate the 20th anniversary of its EDIFICE collection of timepieces, Casio America, Inc. is excited to introduce a new high-performance metal...