A television screen shows Angela Merkel, Germany’s chancellor, speaking during a Greek bailout news report as a trader monitors financial data inside the Frankfurt Stock Exchange in Frankfurt, Germany, yesterday. Photographer: Martin Leissl/Bloomberg

The Iseq in Dublin soared by about 1.7 per cent as investors celebrated the Greek bailout deal and the avoidance of the country’s exit from the euro.(...)

A man passes by the Niketown store in midtown Manhattan. The company’s net income rose 24 per cent to $865 million

Nike, the world’s largest footwear maker, reported a better-than-expected profit for the eighth quarter in a row as it sold more high margin basketbal(...)

Jordan Spieth: added the US Open to his Masters title last weekend. His performance at Augusta was reckoned to be worth almost $34 million in exposure to Under Armour.

Kevin Plank started Under Armour in the basement of his grandmother’s house in Washington, DC in 1996. With $15,000 in cash, a crazy notion to create(...)

A photograph  of  May 29th, 2015 shows Fifa president Sepp Blatter gesturing during the association’s congress in Zurich, Switzerland. Blatter was re-elected to his Fifa position  that day despite international pressure to step down.  Photograph: Fabrice Coffrini/AFP/Getty Images

Here is a timeline of the scandal that has engulfed Fifa in recent years. December 2010 Russia is awarded the 2018 World Cup and Qata(...)

Hong Kong: imported goods are much more expensive than they are in the southeastern city of China, for example, and are about 20 per cent higher than in Europe on average. Photograph: Bobby Yip/Reuters

Irish manufacturers of skincare products, nappies or Western-style clothes or shoes, take heed. From this month, China will cut import taxes on a rang(...)

The Occulus virtual skydive, created by Vienna university.

It may not be as well-known as the Dublin Web Summit, but the Pioneers Festival in Vienna has plenty to offer for wannabe entrepreneurs, including rel(...)

Prof Richard Wool, who has died aged 67, emigrated to the United States after graduating from UCC in l969 and went on to become an internationally ren(...)

Fifa president Sepp Blatter and his girlfriend Linda Gabrielian (left) arrive for the opening ceremony of the Fifa Congress in Zurich on Thursday. Photo: Walter Bieri/EPA 1:37

The president of Fifa, Sepp Blatter, has denied responsibility for the corruption scandal engulfing football’s world governing body and has promised t(...)

Nike signed a €100 million sponsorship deal with the Brazilian Football Confederation in 1996 and still has an agreement with the association – but US attorney general Loretta Lynch would not comment on whether or not the company was involved in the investigation. Photograph: Victor J Blue/Bloomberg

Nike insists it is co-operating with the authorities after the arrests of football officials in Zurich on corruption charges yesterday. US attorney ge(...)

Alibaba worked with 40 brands including Nike and Adidas last year to remove fake athletic shoes, watches and bags on the company’s largest retail platform Taobao Marketplace

Alibaba, China’s largest e-commerce operator, rejected claims in a lawsuit by Kering that it facilitates the sale of counterfeit merchandise. Kering (...)