A Nike Ad featuring American football quarterback Colin Kaepernick on display in New York last month. Photograph: Angela Weiss/AFP

Billions of dollars were briefly wiped off Nike’s share price after the sportswear giant announced controversial American footballer Colin Kaepernick (...)

In New York, Tesla rose 5.7 per cent after analysts said the electric carmaker was on track to be profitable and cash flow positive in the second half of the year. Photograph: Georgios Kefalas/EPA

Investors’ increasing optimism that the Italian government’s 2019 budget will respect European Union fiscal rules pushed up European banks across the (...)

Kenny Stills and Albert Wilson of the Miami Dolphins sit on the bench during the playing of the national anthem. Photograph: Getty Images

Reigning NFL MVP Tom Brady threw three touchdown passes as New England Patriots opened the season with a 27-20 win over Houston Texans. Brady connect(...)

Billboard displays Colin Kaepernick on the roof of the Nike store in San Francisco: 'Believe in something. Even if it means sacrificing everything.' Photograph: Justin Sullivan/Getty

Thursday was a key date in the American calendar – the start of the National Football League season. At a packed game in Philadelphia, the Atlanta Fa(...)

Members of the Philadelphia Eagles stand for the national anthem before they’re NFL meeting with Atlanta Falcons. Photo: Mike Segar/Reuters

Nowhere was the galvanising capacity of sport, the inimitable way a team can bring together strangers, regardless of race or gender or socio-economic (...)

US president Donald Trump has criticised Nike Inc for its new advertising campaign featuring Colin Kaepernick, the NFL quarterback who sparked controv(...)

Former San Francisco quarterback Colin Kaepernick appears as a face of Nike Inc advertisement marking the 30th anniversary of its “Just Do It” slogan. Photograph: Reuters

More than 20 months have passed since Colin Kaepernick played in an NFL game, but the most famous unemployed man in America continues to cast an outsi(...)

Nike dropped 2.7 per cent as the company faced backlash over its choice of Colin Kaepernick, the first NFL player to kneel during the national anthem as a protest against racism, as a face for the 30th anniversary of its ‘Just Do It’ slogan. Photograph: Carlo Allegri/Reuters

Global stocks fell on the second trading day of September with rising trade uncertainties still playing on the minds of investors. US stocks dipped (...)

Colin Kaepernick is the face of Nike’s new ’Just Do It’ campaign. Photograph: Colin Kaepernick/Twitter

Former NFL quarterback Colin Kaepernick, who protested against social and racial inequality in the United States by kneeling during pre-game anthems, (...)

 Malcolm Jenkins of the Philadelphia Eagles raises his fist during the national anthem as Chris Long puts his hand on his shoulder. Photograph: Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)

The NFL’s 2018 season began in earnest Thursday with the first full slate of exhibition games, and the question that had dogged the league all summer (...)

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