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Nike reports $790-million Q4 loss as sales plunge on virus hit

Jun 26, 2020 - 9:45 AM

Nike's quarterly revenues tumble 38% to $6.3 billion following huge declines in sales in most of the world

NIKE. A man walks past a Nike store at a mall in Beijing, China, on January 15, 2020. File photo by Wang Zhao/AFP

Nike says China is coming back as online growth cushions virus blow

Mar 25, 2020 - 9:00 AM

Shoppers in China, Japan, and South Korea are gradually returning to stores, says sports apparel giant Nike

NIKE. A man walks past a Nike store at a mall in Beijing, China, on January 15, 2020. Photo by Wang Zhao/AFP

Nike temporarily closes European HQ after virus case

Mar 03, 2020 - 8:55 AM

Nike's European headquarters will be closed until Wednesday, March 4, as an employee tested positive for the novel coronavirus

A picture taken on November 7, 2017 shows the headquarters of Nike Europe in Hilversum. - US sportswear giant Nike used a loophole in Dutch fiscal law to reduce its tax rate in Europe to just two percent, according to reporting on November 6 on the leaked Paradise Papers. Two companies based in the Netherlands concentrated all Nike's European revenues, allowing the company to avoid paying tax on "profits in the countries where it actually sells its shoes," French daily Le Monde said. (Photo by Robin van Lonkhuijsen / ANP / AFP) / Netherlands OUT

Nike says virus to have 'material impact' on China operations

Feb 05, 2020 - 5:05 PM

Sports apparel and footwear giant Nike temporarily closes around half of its stores in China due to the novel coronavirus outbreak

A man walks past a Nike store while he using his mobile phone in a mall in Beijing on January 15, 2020. (Photo by WANG Zhao / AFP)

Nike bids farewell to BGC Hyper Court

Dec 17, 2019 - 8:45 AM

The Nike Hyper Court in Bonifacio Global City had been recently reclaimed for redevelopment by its landowners

BYE KING. The LeBron James Hyper Court in BGC will soon be no more. Photo from Nike

G-Dragon to release Air Force 1 collab with Nike

Nov 04, 2019 - 9:47 PM

Behold, 'Para-noise'

Patriots receiver Brown dropped by Nike, sidesteps questions

Sep 20, 2019 - 2:34 PM

'I'm just here to focus on ball and look forward to getting out there,' says Patriots star Antonio Brown amid a sexual assault case filed by his former trainer

EMBATTLED. The NFL launches an investigation on the allegations against Antonio Brown. Photo by Michael Reaves/Getty Images/AFP

World record: Nike sneakers sell for $437,500

Jul 24, 2019 - 12:20 PM

The buyer of Nike's 1972 'Moon Shoes' is over the moon, adding to his rare shoe collection of 99 pairs

Nike's Jordan Brand inks rising star Zion to shoe deal

Jul 24, 2019 - 9:32 AM

Five months after suffering an injury when his Nike shoe blew apart, No. 1 draft pick Zion Williamson inks a multiyear deal with the Jordan Brand

IN DEMAND. Michael Jordan believes that the much coveted Zion Williamson can ‘shock the world.’ Photo by Ethan Miller/Getty Images/AFP

LeBron can't give Davis No. 23 over Nike money issues

Jul 13, 2019 - 11:00 AM

The jersey number change for new Lakers teammates Lebron James and Anthony Davis may be a no-go

LOS ANGELES, CALIFORNIA - DECEMBER 21: LeBron James #23 of the Los Angeles Lakers reacts in front of Anthony Davis #23 of the New Orleans Pelicans after a 112-104 Laker win at Staples Center on December 21, 2018 in Los Angeles, California. NOTE TO USER: User expressly acknowledges and agrees that, by downloading and or using this photograph, User is consenting to the terms and conditions of the Getty Images License Agreement. Harry How/Getty Images/AFP

Lawyer Avenatti arrested, accused of fraud and of extorting Nike

Mar 26, 2019 - 10:06 AM

Celebrity lawyer Michael Avenatti is arrested in New York based on separate complaints filed in that city as well as California

MICHAEL AVENATTI. Attorney Michael Avenatti speaks to the press after leaving the federal court house in Manhattan on March 25, 2019 in New York City. Photo by Don Emmert/AFP

Nike in damage control after basketball star's shoe shreds

Feb 22, 2019 - 2:17 PM

US NCAA standout Zion Williamson suffers a knee injury when his shoe shredded during the marquee game between Duke and University of North Carolina

Photo by Streeter Lecka/Getty Images/AFP

LOOK: Nike self-lacing shoes finally a reality

Jan 16, 2019 - 11:12 AM

Boston Celtics forward Jayson Tatum gets first dibs on the 'Back to the Future' shoes

FIRST PITCHMAN. Jayson Tatum gets to wear first the Nike pair that’s controlled by the touch of a button or a smartphone app. Photo by Maddie Meyer/Getty Images/AFP

Rich Filipino basketball culture displayed in 2018 Battle Force Manila

Dec 07, 2018 - 4:47 PM

Basketball games, rap battles, dance-offs and art installations are featured in the month-long event

ROOTS. Nike hosts the month-long Battle Force Manila to showcase Filipino basketball culture. Photo from Nike

LOOK: Gold-coated LeBron 15 sneakers fetch P5.4M price tag

Sep 05, 2018 - 11:52 AM

A shoe designer unveils a royal footwear to commemorate LeBron James' 30,000-point milestone set last season

GOLDEN KICKS. Will you buy LeBron shoes worth P5.4 million?

Colin Kaepernick fronts Nike's 'Just Do It' ad campaign

Sep 04, 2018 - 1:16 PM

The former San Francisco 49ers quarterback is the face of the sporting equipment giant's iconic slogan, which marks its 30th anniversary

STANDING UP. Due to his activism, Colin Kaepernick has not played in the NFL since early 2017. Photo from Kaepernick's Twitter account (@Kaepernick7)

LA Tenorio thrilled to see another Pinoy-inspired LeBron shoe

Jun 10, 2018 - 6:26 PM

The PBA star says it's a big deal to have someone like LeBron James give a nod to Filipinos' on-court toughness

AGIMAT. LA Tenorio gives the LeBron Soldier 12 'Agimat' a try as the head coach of the winning squad in the media trialing hosted by Nike last June 7. Photo from Nike

Gilas 3x3 squad hopes to walk the talk

Jun 07, 2018 - 7:15 PM

The Philippine 3x3 team gets to wear the early-release LeBron 'Agimat' shoes

NATIONAL PRIDE. Philippine 3x3 players (from left) Stanley Pringle, Christian Standhardinger, Troy Rosario and RR Pogoy vie to keep up with the world’s best.

LOOK: LeBron James gets another PH-inspired shoe with Soldier 12 'Agimat'

Jun 05, 2018 - 11:23 AM

Carrying the line 'Mula Mandirigma Sa Mandirigma,' the LeBron Soldier 12 'Agimat' is LeBron James' gift to Filipino warriors on the basketball court

PHILIPPINE-INSPIRED. The LeBron Soldier 12 'Agimat' features unique symbols that give a nod to Filipinos. Photo from Nike

LOOK: Miley Cyrus' Converse collection will make you want to party

May 02, 2018 - 12:12 PM

The sneakers put a twist on the classic Converse design

MILEY CYRUS. The pop star releases her collection with Converse. All photos from

Nike cites 'conduct' violations, top executive out

Mar 16, 2018 - 3:51 PM

Nike announces the surprise departure of top executive Trevor Edwards, who was considered a potential successor to the firm's CEO

EXIT. Nike announces the surprise departure of top executive Trevor Edwards. File photo

This is what Nike's new running shoe feels like

Mar 08, 2018 - 8:08 PM

The Nike Epic React Flyknit promises to be lighter and more comfortable than ever – but does it measure up?

EPIC REACT FLYKNIT. Nike's new running shoe can be worn from exercise to errands. Photo courtesy of Nike

LOOK: Nike's new running shoe will put a spring in your step

Jan 24, 2018 - 12:31 PM

The sports brand says the Epic React Flyknit is the 'running shoe that can do it all'

EPIC REACT FLYKNIT. Nike's new running shoes were designed with athletes in mind. Photo courtesy of Nike

LeBron James continues campaign for 'equality' in fashion statement

Dec 18, 2017 - 6:34 PM

'Equality is all about understanding our rights, understanding what we stand for and how powerful we are as men and women, black or white or Hispanic,' says James

EQUALITY. LeBron James makes a statement on his shoes during his game against the Wizards. Photo from Twitter (@cavs)

Nike vows to fix jerseys after shirts shredded

Nov 08, 2017 - 12:44 PM

'The quality and performance of our products are of utmost importance and we are working with the NBA and teams to avoid this happening in the future'

RED-FACED. Nike will be working on mending the quality of their jerseys especially on their first year of supplying jerseys for the NBA.

3 Nike tights to get you through any kind of workout

Nov 07, 2017 - 12:24 PM

Let these tights inspire you to reach your #fitnessgoals

NIKE PANTS STUDIO. The workout brand has released new gear tailor-made for specific activities. Photo courtesy of Nike

'Paradise Papers' reveal offshore deals of Apple, Nike, Lewis Hamilton

Nov 07, 2017 - 7:16 AM

They are the latest disclosures from a trove of documents released by the US-based International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) concerning secretive offshore deals that have proved deeply embarrassing

This file photo taken on September 17, 2012 shows the Apple logo on the Apple store on 5th Avenue in New York. Don Emmert/AFP

LeBron James immerses in PH women's basketball in 2017 visit

Sep 05, 2017 - 2:18 PM

LeBron James continues to inspire the girls who play in the country s most popular sport

NERVOUSNESS AND EXCITEMENT. Women's basketball players around Metro Manila got a chance to meet and train with The King LeBron James. Photo from Instagram @kingjames

Nike's most iconic sneakers get an Off-White redesign

Aug 31, 2017 - 11:00 AM

Can we have this in the Philippines please?

VIRGIL ABLOH. The designer describes his collaboration with Nike as "state-of-the-art design." Photo from Nike

Lebron James back in Manila for September 2 exhibition game

Aug 28, 2017 - 8:24 PM

Nike will also release 3 new shoes linked to the Lebron James Tour Manila 2017 The shoes will be available in limited quantities from September 1 to 3

BACK IN MANILA. The King Lebron James will visit Manila for the third time this September 2017. File photo by Elsa/Getty Images North America/AFP

WATCH: Meet Mr. Pinoy Hoops, the champion of Tenement residents

Aug 20, 2017 - 2:51 PM

Mike Swift also known to many as Mr Pinoy Hoops believes that every court can dream

Nike keluarkan koleksi busana olahraga untuk hijabers

Mar 08, 2017 - 4:56 PM

‘Nike Pro Hijab’ rencananya akan dirilis pada awal 2018

UNTUK HIJABERS. Nike akan mengeluarkan koleksi 'Nike Pro Hijab' untuk para atlet muslimah yang ingin berolahraga dengan nyaman namun tetap menutup aurat. Foto dari Instagram/@vivienneballa

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

Cristiano Ronaldo bags 'long-term' Nike deal

Nov 09, 2016 - 11:42 AM

Marca and AS the Spanish sports dailies say the Nike deal is for life rather like the one between Nike and basketball legend Michael Jordan

Real Madrid's Portuguese forward Cristiano Ronaldo (R) and club president Florentino Perez pose during the official presentation of Ronaldo's contract renewal, keeping him at the club until the 30th of June 2021. GERARD JULIEN / AFP

LOOK: Kobe Bryant’s first post-retirement signature Nike shoe

Nov 02, 2016 - 5:22 PM

Kobe may no longer be dropping buckets on the court but he s still coming out with new installments for his Nike signature shoe series

WATCH: The woman who engineered Nike's self-lacing shoe technology

Oct 14, 2016 - 6:58 PM

The HyperAdapt 1 0 is Nike s first shoe to incorporate automated shoe lacing

WATCH: Kiefer Ravena receives shoes, letter from LeBron James

Oct 05, 2016 - 9:05 PM

You want to become the first Filipino player to make it to the NBA Don t let the dream go LeBron James tells Kiefer Ravena in a letter

GIFT FROM THE KING. Kiefer Ravena gets a pair of shoes and a letter with a motivating message from 'The King' himself LeBron James. Screengrab from Ravena's Instagram account

Nike, LeBron James cancel Manila trip

Sep 07, 2016 - 2:28 PM

The King will no longer be coming to Manila this week

LeBron James set for return to Manila

Sep 01, 2016 - 12:47 PM

UPDATED LeBron is coming off a superb NBA season where he led the Cleveland Cavaliers to their first title in franchise history

LOOK: Nike launches Unlimited Stadium in Fort

Aug 05, 2016 - 4:53 PM

The Unlimited Stadium includes a digitally enabled running track

A night of hoops with the new Hyperdunk

Jul 19, 2016 - 6:16 PM

Guys from the media gather for a night to shoot some hoops

WATCH: Kobe Bryant’s thank you message to Filipinos

Jun 29, 2016 - 5:47 PM

Bryant was welcomed with open arms once again by Filipinos

Photo by Czeasar Dancel/Rappler

Why Kobe Bryant is comfortable letting basketball go

Jun 27, 2016 - 3:01 PM

After a successful 20 year NBA career thanks to his obsession for the game Bryant now says he’s ready to move on

Photo by Czeasar Dancel/Rappler

Kobe on 60-point finale: ‘I still have to pinch myself’

Jun 27, 2016 - 9:29 AM

There’s no way to dream of that happening in that manner says Bryant

Photo by Czeasar Dancel/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Nike’s new Kobe XI Elite Low

Jun 27, 2016 - 9:18 AM

NBA legend Kobe Bryant debuted the latest colorway to his Kobe XI Nike signature shoes during the Mamba Mentality Tour

WATCH: Kobe Bryant visits local barangay court in Taguig

Jun 26, 2016 - 11:00 AM

Bryant excites the crowd at the Barangay Ususan Covered Court in Taguig City and hands rewards to 3 young ballers

Photo by Czeasar Dancel/Rappler

IN PHOTOS: Kobe Bryant visits Manila again

Jun 26, 2016 - 9:00 AM

Take a look back at what Kobe Bryant did in his latest Manila visit on Saturday

Kobe Bryant: Lakers will be contenders again soon

Jun 25, 2016 - 2:41 PM

Bryant says he s focusing on his business ventures after the conclusion of his 20 year NBA career

Photo by Czeasar Dancel/Rappler

Nike offers 24 golden basketballs for chance to see Kobe Bryant in Manila

Jun 22, 2016 - 8:20 PM

The golden basketballs are equivalent to premium tickets for Mamba Mentality Night

Nike stands by Sharapova, resumes sponsorship after doping ban

Jun 09, 2016 - 5:18 AM

Maria Sharapova gets a much need ally as she vows to appeal her two year suspension by the International Tennis Federation

RENEWED SUPPORT. Maria Sharapova is getting a boost of support from Nike after insisting she didn't dope intentionally. File photo by Peter Foley/EPA