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The American soccer player Brandi Chastain framed her sports bra after winning the 1999 Women’s World Cup. Photograph: Hector Mata/AFP/Getty

The first trainers, rubber-soled shoes that made it possible to play tennis or croquet without damaging a lawn, were created in the 1860s. The sports (...)

Nike has introduced the mannequins to ‘celebrate the diversity and inclusivity of sport’

If you walk into Nike’s London flagship store, you’ll see something you’ve likely not seen before. In among your common-or-garden thin plastic models,(...)

British distance runner Jo Pavey  said  Nike had stopped their sponsorship payments while she was pregnant. Photograph:  Ian Walton/Getty Images

Sportswear giant Nike will waive performance-based targets for 12 months for any of their pregnant athletes after several runners revealed they had th(...)

Eoghan O’Kelly and Séamus Keane inside the Hanuman Health Club Gym Space they run in Manhattan, New York City

Working Abroad Q&A: Eoghan O’Kelly and Séamus Keane, originally from Kilkee, Co Clare and Louisburg, Co Mayo,  live in Manhattan in (...)

Photograph: iStock

Nike is unveiling technology that aims to solve its customers’ biggest pain: not knowing if shoes bought online will really fit. The world’s largest (...)

Alyssa O’Hanlon. Photograph: An Garda Síochána

A Dublin teenager that had been missing since the early hours of Sunday has been found. Alyssa O’Hanlon (17) had been missing from the Crumlin area (...)

JD Sports has benefitted from its growing overseas presence, as well as its online operation. Photograph: Yui Mok/PA Wire

When Mike Ashley threatened in 2011 that he’d “finish off” JD Sports, the response from Peter Cowgill, the boss of his smaller rival, was brief and un(...)

 JD Sports said profit jumped 15.5 per cent to €411.6 million. Photograph:  Yui Mok/PA Wire

JD Sports Fashion reported better-than-expected full-year earnings on Tuesday, benefiting from acquisitions in a challenging retail environment at hom(...)

Tim Cook, chief executive officer of Apple Inc, speaks during an event at the Steve Jobs Theater in Cupertino, California on September 12, 2018. Photographer: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg/Getty

A sudden, striking influx of glamorous non-techies at a tech hub in California. Grumbles about NDAs. Excited, surreptitious glances. Gossip about disr(...)

The Nike case was launched in June, 2017 as part of Brussels’ crackdown on restrictions on retailers that prevent people buying from websites based in another member state, so-called geo-blocking, which is a breach of the EU’s competition rules.

Brussels fined Nike €12.5 million for unlawfully restricting cross-border sales of football shirts, scarves and other merchandise, raising prices and (...)

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