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HOT Happn The dating app pings when you’ve crossed paths with someone. No more expanding into British airspace after exhausting local scope on Tind(...)

Adidas: The German shoe and sportswear company has been hard at work pumping money behind a very particular problem: it’s not as cool as it used to be. Photograph:  Reuters/Hannibal Hanschke

Is Adidas cool? As a recent convert to the brand, I have a vested interest. But because I’m not a teenager, my conscious thinking process when picking(...)

Kasper Rorsted has joined German sportswear firm Adidas as its new chief executive after the 53-year-old Dane succeeded in cutting costs and boosting profits during an eight-year reign at the consumer goods group Henkel. (Photograph: Simon Newman/Reuters)

For all the buzz in recent months surrounding Kasper Rorsted’s next move, his switch of top jobs from Dial soap-maker Henkel to sneaker-outfitter Adi(...)

IAAF president Sebastian Coe. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA Wire

England, 1980: yes, Margaret Thatcher’s “the lady’s not for turning” speech; yes, the beginnings of the CND gatherings on Greenham Common; yes, the gl(...)

From left, icebreaker, €100 from thegreatoutdoors.ie; tank top from Harvey Nichols, €71; and a top from Bershka, €14.99

At last year’s Women’s Innovation Summit, the chief executive of Nike made an announcement. He said, “Leggings are the new denim.” Well he would, w(...)

Barcelona’s Lionel Messi speaks to the audience after receiving the Ballon d’Or from acting Fifa president Issa Hayatou during the Fifa Ballon d’Or Gala 2015 at the Kongresshaus in Zurich. Photograph: Matthias Hangst/Getty Images

Even Fifa gets it right sometimes. In front of the usual Zurich crowd of power brokers, buffet-lurkers, desiccated legends and appallingly-tuxedoed s(...)

Traders work on the floor of the New York Stock Exchange. Photograph: Michael Nagle/Bloomberg

US stock indexes were lower on Thursday, with the S&P 500 slipping back into negative territory for the year, as crude logged in a second year of (...)

Revenue from North America, Nike’s largest market, rose 9.4 per cent in the quarter ended November 30th

Nike, the world’s largest footwear maker, reported a 4.1 per cent rise in quarterly revenue as demand rose for its shoes and apparel in North America(...)

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Adidas chief executive Herbert Hainer plans to stay until the end of his contract in March 2017 even though the board is looking for a successor, sayi(...)

Tiger Woods radically changed the profile of golf and transformed the earning power of the field. Photograph: Owen Humphreys/PA Wire

‘You da maaaaan.” It was the cat-call of worship heard from behind the ropes during the Tiger Woods era of golf; trailer-trash vulgar by the rarefied (...)