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Apple and Nike brace for China’s wrath after Huawei ban

Will China retaliate against US companies such as Apple and Nike after Huawei's ban?

Williams: Nike learned from their pregnancy mistake

Serena Williams says Nike has learned from its mistake after the sportswear giant changed its policy having faced criticism for freezing sponsorship payments to several pregnant athletes.

Nike to waive performance targets for pregnant athletes

Nike has changed their policy last year o that no female athletes would be 'penalised financially for pregnancy'.

Track star Felix criticises Nike maternity policy

Allyson Felix says the new sponsorship deal Nike offered her after she decided to have a child last year was 70% less.

Nike ditches shoe design after Panama’s indigenous Guna protest

The mola design is considered like a flag to the Guna people, a cultural identity.

Trump foe Avenatti charged with trying to extort US$20 million from...

Michael Avenatti was also hit with separate embezzlement and fraud charges in the US District Court in Los Angeles.

Gap isn’t the future, Lululemon is

As yoga pants are becoming more trendy, the struggling denim empire of Gap is now facing Lululemon's Athletica as its rival.

Nike women clear first hurdle in lawsuit over gender pay gap

The four former employees accuse Nike of mistreating women by relying on their salary history in setting their starting pay, marginalising their performance to stifle their career growth, and largely ignoring sexual harassment.

Nike derided on Twitter as Duke basketball star’s shoe splits, shares...

Nike shares fell as much as 1.4% after Duke University basketball star Zion Williamson's shoe split midgame.

EU probes Nike tax deals in the Netherlands

The investigation follows a series of other tax probes targeting the Netherlands, including into Starbucks and Ikea.

Nike stays bullish on China as it reports higher profits

Nike has pushed ahead with new marketing programs in China, as with the Shanghai Marathon last month.

Biles calls out new USA Gymnastics president over Nike tweet

Simone Biles was displeased by a Nike-related tweet made by new USA Gymnastics president Mary Bono.

Juventus support Ronaldo as Nike ‘deeply concerned’ by rape allegations

Juventus and Nike took contrasting stances towards allegations of rape against Cristiano Ronaldo.

Federer focusing on future with new sponsor Uniqlo

media reports have said the new deal would be worth around US$30 million a year, compared with the US$10 million a year agreement Federer had with Nike.

Nike profit tops targets but margins disappoint some

The Oregon-based athletic shoe maker also expects costs to grow in the low teens in the current quarter on higher investments in its digital platform and sports marketing during kickoff of the NBA and NFL seasons.

Nike shares at record high after Kaepernick ads

Nike, a member of the blue-chip Dow index, finished at US$83.47 on Thursday, its highest-ever closing price.

NFL won’t implement new anthem policy this season, ESPN reports

A resolution on the NFL's policy regarding the national anthem will most likely not be settled before next season.

Divided America of Trump era challenges ad industry

Nike's embrace of civil rights activist Kaepernick was seen as deepening the brand's appeal to millennials and non-white consumers.

Tiger praises ‘impressive’ Serena, backs ‘special’ Kaepernick ad

Woods was singled out for praise by 23-time Grand Slam tennis singles champion Williams after a US Open semi-final triumph.

Woods had no prior knowledge of Nike’s Kaepernick commercial

The Nike commercial, which has been criticised by US President Donald Trump, was shown on American television.

Wall Street drops as tech stocks, Nike weigh

Investors are cautious as a fresh round of US tariffs on $200 billion worth of Chinese goods are expected to take effect after a public comment period ends on September 5.

Serena to wow US Open with Virgil Abloh outfits

After turning heads in Paris with her black catsuit, Serena Williams is out to wow the US Open in her brand new "Queen" collection for Nike, designed by American stylist Virgil Abloh, the sportswear giant said Monday.

Nike Women’s Collections unveils its debut launch, Nike City Ready

The sportswear brand has unveiled Nike City Ready, a new collection from Nike Women which allows female athletes to train and run in style, or simply look good off-duty.

Adidas gets World Cup boost despite Nike dominance

Adidas World Cup shirt sales topped the 8 million sold in connection with the tournament in Brazil four years ago, even though the two teams that faced off in the World Cup final were wearing Nike uniforms.