Everton’s Aaron Lennon scores in the Premier League game against Newcastle united at Goodison Park. Photograph: Phil Noble/Reuters/Livepic

Everton 3 Newcastle United 0 The questions about Mike Ashley’s investment in Newcastle United can be reasonably asked by the owner himself, not his d(...)

Newcastle United left back Paul Dummett scores the late equaliser in the Premier League game against Manchester United at   St James’ Park. Photograph: Ian MacNicol/Getty Images

Newcastle United 3 Manchester United 3 There were moments when he looked slightly smug. At other times he seemed deeply frustrated and, occasionally,(...)

Retailer Sports Direct has warned on profits, blaming poor trading on unseasonal weather over the Christmas period.

Retailer Sports Direct has warned on profits, blaming poor trading on unseasonal weather over the Christmas period. It said it was no longer confiden(...)

 Sports Direct: The group, controlled by Newcastle United FC billionaire owner Mike Ashley, said the increase will apply to casual workers as well as all of its directly employed staff. Photograph: Rui Vieira/PA Wire

Under-fire retailer Sports Direct International has pledged to pay its employees above the national minimum wage from January 1st, in a move which wil(...)

Mike Ashley (left, with Joe Kinnear) own Newcastle United Football Club as well as Sports Direct International. Photograph: Stu Forster/Getty Images

Mike Ashley, the billionaire founder of Britain’s biggest sporting goods retailer, is a man who’s used to getting his own way. But things haven’t be(...)

 Sports Direct founder Mike Ashley: will oversee  a review of conditions for his company’s thousands of agency warehouse workers. Photograph: Lee Smith/Reuters

Sports Direct, Britain’s biggest sportswear retailer, responded to critics of its employment practices on Friday with the launch of a review of condi(...)

Newcastle United owner and Sports Direct boss Mike Ashley is seen at St James’ Park in Newcastle. Photograph: Lee Smith/Reuters

Sports Direct, Britain’s biggest sportswear retailer, has responded to criticism of staff practices by launching a review of its agency workers’ terms(...)

Mike Ashley: his sports retailer Sports Direct has been pilloried this week. Photograph: Martin Rickett/PA Wire

Former minister for finance Charlie McCreevy really seems to have a knack of getting out before the proverbial brown stuff hits the fan. Not only did(...)

Heatons was 50%-owned by Sports Direct, which then agreed to buy it outright.

A legal action by Irish shareholders in the Heatons retail stores arising out of an agreement to sell the shareholding to UK Sports Direct Internation(...)

Sports Direct is placing greater emphasis on brands that it owns, such as Kangol and Lonsdale, rather than the type of exclusive Nike and Adidas ranges that are proving so popular with customers of competitor JD Sports

Sports Direct International shares fell the most in more than four years after sales growth stagnated, raising concern that the retailer’s own brands (...)