adidas AG

euro adhoc: adidas AG
Release of a voting rights announcement according to article 26, section 1.1 WpHG (Securities Trading Act) with the aim of a Europe-wide distribution

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  Notification of voting rights transmitted by euro adhoc. The issuer is
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Person/company obliged to make the notification:
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Name:    Fidelity International
Place:   Tadworth
State:   Great Britain

Company data:
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Name:    adidas AG
Address: Adi-Dassler-Str.  1-2, 91074 Herzogenaurach
Place:   Herzogenaurach
State:   Deutschland 

14.03.2008

On March 12, 2008, Fidelity International, Tadworth, Great Britain, sent us the following notifications pursuant to section 21 paragraph 1 sentence 1 WpHG (German Securities Trading Act) on behalf of Fidelity Management & Research Company, Boston, USA, and FMR LLC, Boston, USA:

Fidelity Management & Research Company: "In the name and on behalf of Fidelity Management & Research Company, 82 Devonshire Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02109, USA we hereby notify you pursuant to section 21 (1) WpHG of the following:

On 11th March 2008 the voting rights held by Fidelity Management & Research Company fell below the threshold of 3 % of the voting rights in Adidas AG, Adi-Dassler-Strasse 1, 91074 Herzogenaurach, Germany. On that date, Fidelity Management & Research Company held 2.99% of the voting rights in Adidas AG, arising from 6,106,830 voting rights.

All voting rights in Adidas AG were attributed to Fidelity Management & Research Company pursuant to section 22 (1) sent. 1 no. 6."

FMR LLC: "In the name and on behalf of FMR LLC, 82 Devonshire Street, Boston, Massachusetts 02109, USA we hereby notify you pursuant to section 21 (1) WpHG of the following:

On 11 March 2008 the voting rights held by FMR LLC fell below the threshold of 3% of the voting rights in Adidas AG, Adi-Dassler-Strasse 1, 91074 Herzogenaurach, Germany. On that date, FMR LLC held 2.99% of the voting rights in Adidas AG, arising from 6,106,830 voting rights.

All voting rights in Adidas AG were attributed to FMR LLC pursuant to section 22 (1) sent. 1 no. 6 in connection with sent. 2 WpHG."

Herzogenaurach, March 14, 2008

adidas AG

The Executive Board

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Branche: Recreational & Sports goods
ISIN: DE0005003404
WKN: 500340
Index: DAX, CDAX, HDAX, Prime All Share
Börsen: Börse Frankfurt / regulated dealing/prime standard
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