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Volkswagen, Adidas, Puma join Facebook ad boycott over hate speech

Jul 01, 2020 - 8:37 AM

The German brands join the call to keep the pressure on Facebook to do more on combatting hate, and dangerous false information

Mark Zuckerberg photo from Shutterstock

Adidas PH regretful for disappointment over delayed deliveries

Jun 24, 2020 - 9:03 PM

Customers take to Adidas' Facebook page to air their grievances after not receiving their orders months since paying for them

Adidas rejects allegations of workplace racism

Jun 17, 2020 - 7:40 PM

'Adidas and Reebok have always been and will always be against discrimination in all forms,' says Adidas

SPORTSWEAR GIANT. An Adidas outlet is pictured in Berlin, Germany, on March 29, 2020. Photo by Odd Andersen/AFP

Adidas promises 30% of new U.S. hires will be black or Latino

Jun 10, 2020 - 10:00 AM

'We understand that the fight against racism is one that must be fought continually and actively. We must and will do better,' says Adidas

ADIDAS. The logo of German sporting goods company Adidas is pictured at one of its outlets in Berlin on March 29, 2020. Photo by Odd Andersen/AFP

Virus slashes Adidas profits 95% in Q1 2020

Apr 27, 2020 - 8:20 PM

Adidas' net profits fall to 31 million euros ($33.6 million) in January-March 2020, down from 632 million euros ($685 million) in the same period a year ago

SPORTSWEAR GIANT. An Adidas outlet is pictured in Berlin, Germany, on March 29, 2020. Photo by Odd Andersen/AFP

Adidas 'sorry' after outrage over virus rent freeze

Apr 01, 2020 - 11:10 PM

'We made a mistake and we lost a lot of trust,' says Adidas in a letter on its German website

(FILES) In this file photo taken on March 29, 2020, the logo of German sporting goods company Adidas is pictured at one of the company's outlets in Berlin. - After major retailers in Germany, including Adidas, said they plan to stop paying rent for stores that were told to close in order to slow the pandemic, Adidas back-tracked and apologized to its customers saying they would pay the rent after all on April 1, 2020. (Photo by Odd ANDERSEN / AFP)

Outrage in Germany as Adidas, H&M stop rent payments

Mar 30, 2020 - 12:40 AM

Adidas and H&M are among the retailers in Germany which are stopping rent payments on stores shut down due to the coronavirus pandemic

One of German sporting goods company Adidas outlets is pictured in Berlin on March 29, 2020. - Major retailers in Germany say they plan to stop paying rent for stores that were told to close in order to slow the pandemic. Adidas is leading the charge, along with shoe chain Deichmann and Swedish clothing giant H&M. (Photo by Odd ANDERSEN / AFP)

Adidas, Puma warn of coronavirus blows to 2020 business

Mar 11, 2020 - 9:00 PM

'Our business in Greater China has experienced a significant negative impact since Chinese New Year,' says Adidas CEO Kasper Rorsted

Coronavirus hits Adidas, Puma sales in China

Feb 19, 2020 - 6:15 PM

Sportswear giants Adidas and Puma say their sales have plunged in recent weeks due to store closures triggered by the novel coronavirus outbreak

TEMPORARY CLOSURES. A salesclerk, wearing a face mask, waits for customers in an empty Adidas shop in Beijing, China, on January 30, 2020. Photo by Nicolas Asfouri/AFP

Adidas closes 'significant' number of China stores over virus

Feb 06, 2020 - 3:25 AM

Adidas joins many companies who have decided to temporarily shut down stores or suspend operations in China as the novel coronavirus spreads

(FILES) In this file photo taken on January 30, 2020 a vendor, wearing a facemask, waits for customers in a empty Adidas shop in Beijing. - German sportswear giant Adidas said on February 5, 2020 it was closing a "significant" number of its stores in China over the deadly new coronavirus, and warned it expects further impacts on its operations in the country. (Photo by NICOLAS ASFOURI / AFP)

IN PHOTOS: The force is strong in this Star Wars-inspired Adidas collection

Oct 30, 2019 - 6:50 PM

Which pair of shoes is your Chosen One?

GALACTIC KICKS. The Adidas Star Wars collection features pieces inspired by a galaxy far, far away. Photo courtesy of Adidas

LOOK: Put pride in your stride with Adidas’ LGBTQ+ Pride Month release

Jun 01, 2019 - 6:32 PM

The Originals Pride Pack includes 3 sneaker designs covered in the rainbow flag

WEAR PRIDE. The Nizza Pride (P4,000) is part of Adidas' Pride Pack. Photo courtesy of Adidas

IN PHOTOS: Adidas joins forces with Marvel for new footwear collection

Apr 16, 2019 - 5:42 PM

These 5 limited-edition shoes from the Adidas 'Heroes Among Us' collection are inspired by basketball athletes and Marvel superheroes

LOOK: The Adidas x Game of Thrones collab drops March 22

Mar 18, 2019 - 8:22 PM

A limited-editon Ultraboost collection is coming

CAN'T WAIT? The GoT x Adidas collection drops ahead of the final season's premiere. Image courtesy of Adidas Philippines

UE spoils Ricci Rivero’s UP debut

Jun 23, 2018 - 1:40 PM

The former La Salle hotshot drops 34 points but the Warriors prove steadier in their preseason basketball duel

DEBUT. Ricci Rivero (center) makes a good first impression for the UP Maroons.

Top NBA rookie Donovan Mitchell to visit Manila

Jun 14, 2018 - 12:47 PM

The young Utah Jazz sensation is coming to the Philippines for the first time on June 17

RISING STAR. Utah Jazz's Donovan Mitchell leads all NBA rookies in scoring. Photo by Tim Warner/Getty Images/AFP

Dyke dominates as La Salle stays hot vs UE

Jun 01, 2018 - 7:35 PM

The returning La Salle ace posts a double-double of 17 points and 18 rebounds

CONSISTENT. La Salle's Mark Dyke continues to impress in the preseason games.

Green Archers torch Dragons by 96 points in preseason game

May 20, 2018 - 3:59 PM

Showing no mercy, La Salle holds University of Asia and the Pacific scoreless in the final quarter

BACK-TO-BACK. After picking up its first win against Lyceum, La Salle scores another one behind Mark Dyke.

7 pairs of shoes to buy for summer

Mar 15, 2018 - 9:00 PM

Keep your feet cool and comfy this season!

LOOK: Adidas’ 3D printed running shoes are a thing of alien beauty

Jan 15, 2018 - 8:00 PM

The sports company is releasing their tech-forward Futurecraft 4D sneaker this week

FUTURECRAFT 4D. Adidas is set to release the futuristic shoe on January 18. Photo from

Berburu sepatu favorit di Jakarta Sneaker Day 2017

Jan 28, 2017 - 7:58 PM

Jakarta Sneaker Day 2017 menawarkan beragam sepatu sneaker dari beragam brand ternama

SEPATU. Para pengunjung yang terlihat memadati area The Hall Senayan City pada Sabtu, 28 Januari untuk berburu koleksi sepatu sneaker favorit mereka di acara Jakarta Sneaker Day 2017. Foto diambil dari akun Instagram @jakartasneakerday

5 tren fashion 2016: Apa saja yang kamu kenakan?

Dec 28, 2016 - 12:33 PM

Mari lihat lagi tren fashion tahun 2016 yang paling sering dikenakan maupun ditiru

IMF chief Lagarde found guilty over French tycoon payment

Dec 19, 2016 - 11:07 PM

UPDATED A French court finds IMF head Christine Lagarde guilty of negligence over a massive state payout to a tycoon when she was French finance minister but she will continue to lead the fund

CHRISTINE LAGARDE. This file photo taken on December 12, 2016 in the courtroom at the Paris courthouse shows IMF chief Christine Lagarde next to a Gendarme prior to the start of her trial before the Court of Justice of the Republic, a special tribunal used to try ministers. Photo by Martin Bureau/ AFP

IN PHOTOS: Adidas launches first HomeCourt store in PH

Aug 03, 2016 - 7:11 PM

Check out photos of the latest store brought to the Philippines by Adidas

Adidas lifts profit forecast for 3rd time running

Jul 28, 2016 - 10:15 PM

The company raises its forecast for 2016 after seeing soaring net profit for the second quarter of the year

epa05289200 (FILE) A file photo dated 06 May 2010 showingn the adidas logo seen on garments in Fuerth, Germany. German Sports goods producer adidas will publish their first quarter 2016 results on 04 May 2016. EPA/DANIEL KARMANN

Adidas, Kanye West expand clothing, footwear partnership

Jun 30, 2016 - 4:38 PM

A dedicated Adidas team together with Kanye West will create and develop new lines of YEEZY products

KANYE WEST. The rapper launched adidas + KANYE WEST with the Germany-based sportswear company. Photo by Stephen Lavoie/Rappler

Lillard's goal: Become best player in NBA next season

Jun 15, 2016 - 4:35 PM

There s a lot of things I can improve on and a lot more things I want to get done says Portland Trail Blazers point guard Damian Lillard

Photo by Josh Albelda/ Rappler

Lillard: basketball a ‘guard’s game,’ but big men still important

Jun 15, 2016 - 2:34 PM

The way the NBA is played today favors Lillard who used his outside shot as a premier weapon to averaging a career high

IN PHOTOS: NBA star Damian Lillard rocks Manila

Jun 14, 2016 - 11:56 PM

Adidas brings in another NBA star

Photo by Josh Albelda/ Rappler

Portland Trail Blazers star Damian Lillard coming to Manila

Jun 02, 2016 - 2:59 PM

Lillard becomes the latest NBA star brought to the country by Adidas

Adidas raises full-year forecast after strong Q1

Apr 27, 2016 - 8:40 PM

The sportswear giant now projects a 15 growth in sales for 2016 from an initial 10 12

epa03334247 (FILE) A file photo dated 06 June 2012 shows German national soccer player Bastian Schweinsteiger's Adidas boots standing on a podium during a media conference of the sponsor of the German national soccer team, Adidas, at hotel Dwor Oliwski in Gdansk, Poland. Adidas has increased its full-year business outlook after the Olympic Games helped the group post an 18-per-cent increase in second-quarter earnings, the German sportswear maker said 02 August 2012. The company said its net profit during the three months to the end of June rose to 165 million euros (203 million dollars) from 140 million euros in the same period last year. EPA/ANDREAS GEBERT

Adidas sees sales, profits rising 10-12% this year

Mar 03, 2016 - 5:45 PM

Rising consumer spending and major events like the Rio Olympics are expected to boost Adidas earnings

epa05124683 (FILE) A file photo dated 02 March 2011 showing the logo of Adidas during the sports articles producer's balance press conference in Herzogenaurach, Germany. Adidas is in 'close contact' with the international athletics federation IAAF amid a BBC report it is ending a sponsorship deal with track and field's governing body four years early. Adidas is acting following doping and corruption scandals which have affected athletics and the IAAF, the BBC said. EPA/DANIEL KARMANN

Adidas wins EU ruling on famous '3 stripes' design

Feb 25, 2016 - 12:30 PM

Only the sportswear giant has the right to its 3 stripes motif in the European Union

epa05178364 (FILE) A file picture dated 10 May 2012 of an Adidas shoe on display during the sporting goods company's general meeting in Fuerth, Germany. The European Union's top court has upheld an appeal by German shoe manufacturer Adidas after a rival company tried to trademark a shoe logo similar to Adidas' triple stripes, in one of several trademark decisions published on 24 February 2016. The EU's courts must weigh in whenever companies complain over decisions taken by the bloc's trademark authority, the Office for Harmonization in the Internal Market (OHIM). EPA/DANIEL KARMANN

LOOK: Adidas, Andrew Wiggins unveil Crazylight Boost 2.5 PEs

Jan 13, 2016 - 1:51 PM

One of the Adidas shoes is dedicated to Wiggins’ mother Marita Payne Wiggins a former Olympic sprinter who helped Canada win two silvers in the LA Olympics

Adidas, James Harden begin ‘game-changing’ partnership

Oct 05, 2015 - 2:35 PM

Harden says having a voice in how he s marketed is one of the reasons why he signed with Adidas

Heat rookie Justise Winslow joins Adidas

Sep 04, 2015 - 2:25 PM

Winslow becomes the second big grab this summer by Adidas

Ricky Rubio: Philippine basketball ‘pretty close’ to NBA style

Aug 22, 2015 - 6:54 PM

Minnesota Timberwolves point guard Ricky Rubio says he drew this conclusion after he watched Gilas Pilipinas in the World Cup

Rubio: Wiggins will one day be MVP, T-Wolves can make playoffs

Aug 21, 2015 - 10:02 PM

He s going to be a big key for us to get to the Playoffs Rubio says about Wiggins

WATCH: Highlights of Ricky Rubio in Manila

Aug 21, 2015 - 8:55 PM

The NBA guard s Manila tour starts with a free throw contest in Intramuros and a meet and greet in Bonifacio Global City

Adidas takes new shot at US market with NBA Harden deal

Aug 16, 2015 - 10:30 PM

James Harden will switch from Nike to wear Adidas shoes on the court and its gear in social settings from October

ADIDAS PLAYER. James Harden signs a reported 13-year, $200 million deal with Adidas. Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images/AFP

The athlete attitude: Tips for success

Apr 30, 2015 - 12:41 PM

Just how far can passion resilience and commitment take you? Read on to find out

Masked models highlight Indonesian environmental devastation

Mar 31, 2015 - 2:19 PM

The fashion show took place at Rancaekek part of the Citarum River Basin which is the heart of the Indonesian textile industry and one of the most polluted places on Earth

GREEN FASHION. Indonesian models with gas masks wearing dresses by Lenny Agustin, Felicia Budi and Hana Farhana display banners during a fashion show in a polluted river basin planted mostly with rice in Rancaekek district near Citarum river, West Java, as part of a Greenpeace campaign. Photo handout by Greenpeace/Rappler

Take it: The art of sports

Mar 23, 2015 - 2:24 PM

Top athletes will tell you that each second counts Will you take it?

IMF chief charged with 'negligence' over graft case

Aug 27, 2014 - 6:56 PM

UPDATED IMF chief Christine Lagarde announces she had been charged with negligence over a multi million euro graft case relating to her time as French finance minister

UNDER INVESTIGATION. IMF chief Christine Lagarde poses on the sideline of a press conference, on August 27, 2014 at her lawyer's office in Paris. Thomas Samson/AFP

Adidas: We will still work with Suarez

Jul 13, 2014 - 10:37 PM

The German sportswear company reasons that Uruguayan striker Luis Suarez said sorry for biting another player and already faces grave penalties for the unacceptable act

BITTEN RIVAL. Italy's Giorgio Chiellini (L) claims he was bitten by Uruguay's Luis Suarez (R) during their Group D showdown. Photo by Emilio Lavandeira Jr/EPA

Toxic trend? Harmful chemicals found in big fashion brands

Jan 25, 2014 - 6:38 PM

Harmful chemicals reach the environment from the dumping of left over chemicals into water systems and from water used by consumers to wash the toxics laden clothes

WEARING TOXIC? Major fashion brands all over the world have committed to eliminating their products of toxic chemicals

Jeremy Lin inks endorsement deal with Adidas

Jan 07, 2014 - 7:37 PM

Houston Rockets point guard Jeremy Lin has signed an endorsement deal with apparel company Adidas

SHOW ME THE MONEY. Rockets guard Jeremy Lin has signed an endorsement deal with Adidas following years under the Nike umbrella. Photo courtesy press release

For Derrick Rose, it's about sacrifice, dedication

Sep 16, 2013 - 10:25 PM

For Derrick Rose it s about sacrifice and dedication

ALL SMILES. Rose is happy to be back in the country. Photo by Rappler/Josh Albelda.

Derrick Rose arrives in Manila

Sep 15, 2013 - 12:19 PM

Derrick Rose arrives in Manila

PH all set for Derrick Rose tour

Sep 11, 2013 - 1:56 PM

The Philippines is all set for the visit of former NBA MVP Derrick Rose