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Nike CEO Mark Parker hands over role to former eBay chief John Donahoe

October 23, 2019 10:30 am

Credited with creating the popular Nike Air sneakers as well as other pioneering products, Parker, in the past few years, oversaw Nike's shift to selling directly to customers online and its success in international markets, particularly China.

Nike closes elite training group Oregon Project after its head is banned for four years

October 11, 2019 1:46 pm

The move comes 10 days after Alberto Salazar was barred for four years from the sport of distance running for doping violations by the U.S. Anti-Doping Agency.

'Jesus Shoes' filled with holy water sells out within minutes for over Rs 2 lakh

October 10, 2019 6:51 pm

The shoebox also displays an angel and a seal resembling the official papal seal.

How lawyer Michael Avenatti went from taking on Trump to facing extortion charges by Nike

April 01, 2019 12:47 pm

The man who many on the left predicted would take down Trump, who had become a fixture on cable news networks, orbited in celebrity circles and even flirted with a presidential run himself, could now face years in federal prison.

Trump's foe Michael Avenatti charged with trying to extort $20 million from Nike

March 26, 2019 7:23 am

Avenatti, who was also hit with separate embezzlement and fraud charges in US District Court in Los Angeles, was arrested in New York.

Serena Williams narrates powerful Nike ad celebrating 'crazy' women

February 25, 2019 1:27 pm

The one-and-a-half-minute-long video stars Olympic gymnast Simone Biles, Olympic snowboarder Chloe Kim, former WNBA star Lisa Leslie, the first woman to run the Boston Marathon - Katherine Switzer, and the US women's national football team.

Forget laces: Nike Adapt is a smart sneaker that will self tie itself

January 17, 2019 9:05 am

Nike Adapt's are a new pair of sneakers that can self-tighten and adjust themselves to the user's preferences.

Justin Gallegos becomes first athlete with cerebral palsy to sign contract with Nike

October 11, 2018 8:44 pm

Justin Gallegos dreams of breaking the two-hour mark in a half marathon. Earlier in April, he completed his first half marathon in 2:03:49.

Nike nearly dropped Colin Kaepernick before embracing him

September 27, 2018 8:12 am

Kaepernick’s book and film deals showed there was still a market for him. The president of Adidas’ North American division said in April he might be interested in signing the former quarterback.

Nike's sales spike 61% after controversial Colin Kaepernick ad

September 20, 2018 8:30 am

Nike Inc has sold out 61 percent more merchandise since the controversial ad campaign featuring former NFL player Colin Kaepernick appeared earlier this month.