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# Nike

This year
# High Court
Nike to take legal action against Irish teen's shop using 'Swoosh' name
Nike has claimed that 16-year-old’s business infringes on its trademarked ‘Swoosh’ logo.
Last year
LeBron's 18-year-old son Bronny signs Nike endorsement deal
No financial terms for the deals were revealed.
# issue
FA to work with Nike after concerns raised over England's white shorts
Beth Mead said white is ‘not practical when it’s the time of the month’.
All time
# Denial
Nike says split with Neymar over refusal to cooperate with sex assault probe
The shoe company said that its investigation into the alleged 2016 incident was inconclusive.
# Stateside
Sonia O'Sullivan 'looking forward' to new role coaching Nike athletes in the US
The legendary Irish runner is heading from Melbourne to a training camp in Portland, Oregon.
# air jordan
Iconic Michael Jordan sneakers set to fetch whopping record price at auction
A piece of glass is still lodged in the sole of the left shoe after he dunked so hard it smashed the backboard.
# Money Money Money
Former Ballon d'Or winner Hegerberg signs long-term Nike deal reportedly worth over €1 million
The Lyon player had previously been sponsored by Nike’s rival Puma.
# sport's tainted sole
'World Athletics have let us down. I feel they were weak, and it makes me sad'
Irish Olympian Fionnuala McCormack vents her frustration as the governing body allow Nike’s controversial Vaporflys to be used in Tokyo.
# Just Do It
Liverpool agree bumper new kit deal with Nike
The deal is thought to rival the sum adidas pay to Manchester United.
# Athletics
Salazar denies abuse at Nike Oregon Project, admits 'callous' language
The former coach issued a statement in response to Mary Cain’s account.
# legal matter
Liverpool win court battle with kit supplier New Balance, expected to announce Nike
The European champions will see out their current deal before switching brands next season.
# Closure
Nike's groundbreaking project shut down in disgrace
The fallout from the Alberto Salazar controversy continues.
# just did it
Nike closes Oregon Project following Salazar's four-year doping ban
Nike will continue to back the coach in his appeal, but the company has brought the Oregon Project to an end.
# swoosh
Salazar's Oregon Project 'should be shut down,' says whistleblower
‘Clearly it had principles not in line with clean sport and we have to just start over.’
# Back To The Future
Barcelona release new 90s-inpired third kit
It’s the latest strip to feature Nike’s retro logo after Tottenham, Chelsea and Inter Milan.
# Fourth of July
Nike pull controversial US flag shoe design after complaint by Colin Kaepernick - report
The Wall Street Journal say the former NFL star considered the Betsy Ross flag an ‘offensive symbol because of its connection to an era of slavery’.
# Reform
Nike to end financial penalties for pregnant athletes - report
According to the New York Times, Nike plans to waive performance-pay reductions for 12 months for athletes who decide to have a baby.
# Speaking out
Six-time Olympic champion Felix criticises Nike's maternity policy
The US track and field star said she had been offered a vastly reduced contract after taking time off during pregnancy.
# why though?
Man City's new mash-up kit is nine shirts in one
Nike have released the strip to celebrate their time as supplier to the Premier League champions.
# Big Cats
Man City drop Nike to sign record £650m kit deal with Puma
The 10-year agreement is the second biggest in Premier League history behind Manchester United’s £750m partnership with Adidas.
# damage control
Nike under pressure after basketball star's shoe shreds
College player Zion Williamson suffered a knee injury as a result of the incident.
# Kathryn Mayorga
FIFA maker EA Sports issues statement to describe Cristiano Ronaldo rape allegations as 'concerning'
The footballer’s relationship with his sponsors could be in jeopardy over the allegations.
# Allegations
Nike is 'deeply concerned' by Ronaldo rape claims as Juventus defends 'great champion'
Ronaldo has strongly denied the claims made by Kathryn Mayorga, that he raped her in a hotel room in Las Vegas in 2009.
# Popular
Nike shares at record high after Kaepernick ads
The Edison data showed a rise in online sales in some more politically progressive states.
# Just Do It
Colin Kaepernick's Nike deal prompts flurry of debate and drop in stock market
Kaepernick was the first American football player to kneel for the national anthem in an attempt to draw attention to racial injustice.
# Just Do It
First American football player to kneel for the national anthem chosen for new Nike campaign
Colin Kaepernick was among a number of NFL players attempting to draw attention to racial injustice in America.
# Racism row
Nike closes South African stores over reported link to man who used racial slur in holiday video
Adam Catzavelos drew controversy after using an insulting term for a black African.
# retro
Nike are bringing back some iconic football boots for the 20th anniversary of the Mercurial
They were first released back in 1998.
# callie thorpe
A size 24 fashion blogger is the new face of Nike
Callie Thorpe wants to promote inclusivity within the wellness industry.
# Hang Up The Boots
Ex-Arsenal player Rosicky retires, the last star in action from Nike's 2002 Secret Tournament
The former Czech international had been in action for Sparta Prague of late.
# fashion fail
Nike left red-faced and vow to change NBA jerseys after players suffer 'wardrobe malfunctions'
This is the apparel giant’s first season after taking over the contract from Adidas.
# on your feet
What football boots do Messi, Ronaldo, Neymar & the other top stars wear?
It’s a pretty competitive market these days.
# Just Do It
Patrick Kluivert's nine-year old son has just signed a five-year deal with Nike
The youngster is currently on the books of PSG.
# Nicked
Ex-Barca president Rosell arrested in money laundering investigation
The former head of Barcelona and Nike in Brazil is facing charges arising from a complaint which relates to Neymar’s move to La Liga.
# swoosh
The attempt to record a two-hour marathon narrowly failed today
Eliud Kipchoge flagged late on and finished 25 seconds out.
# New Deal
Just done it! McIlroy signs multi-million, multi-year extension with Nike
Ahead of the Masters, the world number two got a big boost.
# iron out the creases
McIlroy may change clubs 'from week to week' as he prepares to debut new equipment
The world number two gets his season under way in South Africa tomorrow.
# Just Do It
The two-hour 'moonshot marathon' - a physical feat long thought impossible - could finally happen in 2017
Can the two-hour mark be beat?
# Just Do It
'Sometimes I feel like I live two different lives' - Rory McIlroy stars in new Nike ad
The four-time Major winner speaks fondly of his family in a video released today.
# Just Do It
Nike decides to resume sponsorship deal with Maria Sharapova despite drugs ban
The sports giant had previously severed ties with the former world number one.