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JJB Sports has entered administration resulting in the loss of around 2,200 jobs.

JJB Sports is preparing to call in administrators after failing to find a buyer.

Sports Direct look set to buy JJB Sports, which is reportedly on the brink of administration.

JJB Sports chief executive Keith Jones has resigned with immediate effect.

Whose business is blooming and who has been deadheaded?

The Office of Fair Trading (OFT) has provisionally decided to close its probe into alleged price fixing at JJB Sports and rival retailer Sports Direct.

JJB Sports has submitted a revised business plan to its lender Bank of Scotland.

Capital Shopping Centres (CSC) says it will vote against JJB Sports’ proposed restructuring plans.

Sportswear retailer JJB Sports has raised £31.5 million in a share sale as it fights to secure its future.

As many as 95 branches of JJB Sports could close over the next two years under a proposed company voluntary arrangement to restructure its property portfolio.

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David Hughes sums up his entrepreneurial career to date thus: four spectacular successes and two failures. He founded the sports retailer Allsports and achieved turnover of £180 million before a vicious price war meant decline, administration in 2005 and a sell-off to rival JD Sports.

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