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Britain's biggest sportswear retailer JD Sports Fashion has entered markets in central and eastern Europe by agreeing to buy 60% of Poland's Marketing Investment Group (MIG), it said on Friday. JD said last month it was targeting acquisitions after raising 464 million pounds ($646.7 million) in an equity issue. MIG, majority owned by brothers Andrzej and Zbigniew Grząka, operates 410 retail stores and associated websites across nine countries in central and eastern Europe.