Olympic marathon gold medallist Eliud Kipchoge has followed in the footsteps of basketball great Michael Jordan and football star Christian Ronaldo by launching his own Nike clothing line.
World Athletics President Sebastian Coe has claimed curbing the development of high-tech footwear would only "suffocate innovation" after a number of world records were broken last year by athletes wearing Nike's new track spikes.
Nike has started growing again after its COVID-19-linked blip.
More important memorabilia from Michael Jordan’s legendary career has been put up for auction, including a pair of trainers that could fetch a record price.
England Netball has unveiled its new Nike kit for 2021 and a revamped fan range for supporters.
Nike announced it will lay off 700 workers at its global headquarters in Oregon rather than the 500 it suggested in July.
Eliud Kipchoge, who will seek to win a third consecutive Virgin Money London Marathon title on Sunday (October 4), today defended the controversial shoe technology developed by Nike which, it has been claimed, adds around four per cent to the average performance in marathon races.
Nike’s senior executive in charge of their track and field programme John Capriotti has stepped down after 28 years, it has been announced, leaving a question mark over the company’s future commitment to the sport it was founded on.
Nike kit supposed to be used by Kenyan athletes during the 2016 Olympic Games in Rio de Janeiro, but which was confiscated during a corruption investigation, has been returned to the National Olympic Committee.
A pair of Michael Jordan's Nike trainers have sold for a record $615,000 (£475,000/€520,000) at an online auction organised by Christie's and Stadium Goods which raised nearly a million dollars.
United World Wrestling (UWW) has announced a new partnership with Nike Wrestling, in a bid to boost its campaign to provide financial relief in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic.
Oregon-based Nike has served notice of impending job cuts that it says are expected to result in pre-tax "employee termination costs" of some $200 million (£154 million/€168 million) to $250 million (£192.5 million/€210 million).
A card featuring double Olympic basketball gold medallist LeBron James has sold for $1.8 million (£1.4 million/€1.6 million) at auction.
Sports footwear and apparel giant Nike swung heavily into loss in its March-to-May 2020 quarter, reflecting the impact of COVID-19.
The University of Oregon (UO) has awarded Nike co-founder Phil Knight an honorary doctorate of philosophy more than 60 years after he earned a bachelor's degree at the university.