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Angry Farah hits back at critics in Salazar doping row

The Olympic gold medallist denies taking any banned substances to enhance his performance.

Nike shuts down Oregon Project after doping scandal

Company confirms decision following ban of top coach Alberto Salazar.

Nike risks being burned by Salazar doping scandal

Sportswear giant’s stock down after naming of CEO Mark Parker in Alberto Salazar’s suspension ruling.

Trade war pushes biggest labels out of China factories

The exodus of international brands is forcing factories to offer discounts of 10% to local Chinese companies.

Felix inks new sponsor deal after Nike rift

The six-time Olympic gold medalist has signed with Athleta after failing to agree to an extension with Nike.

Nike’s Jordan Brand inks rising star Williamson to shoe deal

NBA number one draft pick Zion Williamson has made a multiyear shoe deal with Nike affiliated Jordan Brand.

Nike sneakers sell for world record of US$437,500

The sale smashes the previous record of US$190,373 spent in 2017 on a pair of signed Converse worn by Michael Jordan in the 1984 Olympic basketball final.

Nike supplier pivots away from Vietnam after exiting China

Eclat Textile Co will invest in new facilities in Southeast Asian nations such as Indonesia or Cambodia.

Nike pulls US flag-themed shoe after Kaepernick objection

Colin Kaepernick says the design featuring 13 white stars in a circle is offensive because it is associated with a period of slavery.

Nike unveils the NikeCourt London 2019 collection

The collection creates a tactile experience for players with its mix of textures.

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.