Adidas' new 'Mr Perfect' faces hurdles

2016-01-19 21:30

Adidas' incoming chief Kasper Rorsted faces major challenges when he takes over as the global sports brand's new CEO.

Hoverboards get the green light in Austria!

2015-10-21 09:50

Hoverboards may have yet to make the leap from the Back to the Future movies to reality, but Austria's transport ministry has given them the green light anyway.

SHARE WATCH: Focus on 5 exciting small caps

2015-10-05 08:38

Overberg Asset Management analyst Kirk Swart looks at some exciting small-cap stocks in this week's five shares to watch.

SHARE WATCH: Big brands, big wins this RWC

2015-09-21 06:51

With Rugby World Cup underway Kirk Swart of Overberg Asset Management lists his five shares that could score most from the rugby spectacle.

Nike backs Obama on trade deal

2015-05-08 18:21

Sports shoe maker Nike has put its weight behind President Barack Obama's push for a trade deal with Asian countries with a promise to create up to 10 000 US-based jobs.

Rockets fly into affluent Tripoli district

2014-08-19 19:53

Libyan militias have fired rockets into an affluent district of Tripoli, moving a battle with a rival faction closer to the capital after fighters on one side came under air attack.

Adidas, Nike battle for social media World Cup

2014-06-27 14:38

Adidas might be attracting bad online buzz for its sponsorship of biting Uruguayan footballer Luis Suarez - but in the tussle to win the most World Cup social media play, the German firm says it is winning plenty of positive attention too.

Bafana find a sponsor!

2014-01-28 11:09

Nike and SAFA have announced a new partnership that will see the world’s leading sports company design kit for Bafana Bafana.

Tiger 'near new' Nike deal

2013-06-04 07:45

World No 1 Tiger Woods is close to signing a new endorsement deal with Nike, Woods agent Mark Steinberg has told ESPN.

Nike pulls 'Boston Massacre' T-shirts

2013-04-22 20:09

Nike says it has pulled T-shirts emblazoned with the words "Boston Massacre", from their stores, in the aftermath of last week's bombing during the Boston Marathon.


PSG, Nike fined €5.5 million

2015-10-21 11:58

A French court has fined football club Paris Saint-Germain and sports giant Nike more than five million euros.

Big brands make Back to the Future a reality!

2015-10-21 07:19

Savvy brands from Pepsi to Toyota have rolled out gadgets and gimmicks tapping into Back to the Future nostalgia.

SHARE WATCH: Car makers in focus amid VW scandal

2015-09-27 14:40

The saying "drink Russian, drive German, wear Italian and kiss French" might need to be adjusted after Volkswagen got caught cheating on its emission tests.

US probes Nike payments to Brazil

2015-06-13 09:27

U.S. authorities are examining payments made by Nike under a 1996 soccer sponsorship deal with Brazil.

Bafana to don new kit

2014-12-01 14:23

The official kit suppliers to Bafana Bafana have confirmed that they will unveil the latest national team kit shortly.

Nike to cut ties with United

2014-07-07 22:31

Nike will not renew a long-running kit supply deal with Manchester United because of the cost of a new contract.

Brazuca has 100k followers

2014-03-10 20:04

With the SWC only three months away, Adidas and Nike are squaring up for a marketing battle to match the fierce on-field rivalry.

Kanye West goes on rant against Nike executive during concert

2013-11-28 15:13

Kanye West has continued to vent at former sponsor Nike, taking to the mic during a concert again to complain about his treatment by the sports apparel company.

Nike drops Livestrong

2013-05-28 19:00

The Livestrong Foundation, the cancer charity founded by Lance Armstrong has confirmed that Nike has dropped its sponsorship.

Nike suspends Oscar's contract

2013-02-21 10:41

Nike has suspended payments to, and its contract with, Paralympian Oscar Pistorius, the sportswear company has said.

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