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Who makes Italian sports apparel?

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Fila, Kappa, Lotto and MOA are all sports apparel brands from Italy. Diadora is an Italian manufacturer that makes both sports apparel and sporting goods.

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Fila is one of the leading Italian sports apparel brands, according to Made-In-Italy.com. The company got started in sports clothing by manufacturing clothes for tennis. Its line includes clothing appropriate for a range of sports, from running to basketball.

Kappa is a very large sportswear company based in Turin, Italy. The clothing is especially renowned for featuring a logo of a man and a woman sitting back-to-back. This logo makes Kappa sports apparel very distinctive. Kappa sponsors many teams including national soccer teams, European ice hockey teams, volleyball clubs and rugby groups.

Like Fila, Lotto started with tennis clothing. In the 1980s, popular tennis stars such as Martina Navratilova, Thomas Muster and Boris Becker were sponsored by Lotto. The company has also branched out to making soccer clothes.

MOA is considered one of the more innovative Italian brands, according to its website. MOA manufactures sports apparel especially for cycling. In fact, MOA outfits professional Italian cyclists and Olympians. MOA Sport is also available to amateur athletes.

Diadora manufactures footwear and clothing, including running and tennis shoes. It also makes gear for skiing and kits for European soccer teams.

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