Nike: News

22 Mar 2024


Nike agreement ends Adidas's 70-year relationship with German football teams

In a notable development, the German football federation (DFB) has declared its future collaboration with US sportswear titan Nike, starting in 2027.

16 Feb 2024

Layoff News

Nike plans to lay off over 1,600 employees: Here's why

Nike, the world's largest supplier of athletic shoes and apparel, is set to eliminate over 1,600 jobs, the Wall Street Journal has reported.

21 Feb 2023


Adidas set to replace Killer as India's new kit sponsor

Sports apparel and equipment brand Adidas is set to sponsor Team India's kit after taking over from Killer.

10 Feb 2023

Ben Affleck

'Air': Ben Affleck-Matt Damon reunite in film on Nike's rise

Sports and movie enthusiasts, take note!

22 Dec 2022


Netflix enters fitness space with Nike Training Club classes

It's that time of the year when everybody is busy making their New Year's resolutions. For those of you who have decided to get fitter next year, Netflix has a special something.

20 Apr 2022


Nike-Michael Jordan deal inspires Ben Affleck, Matt Damon's third collaboration

After Good Will Hunting (1997) and The Last Duel (2021), actors Ben Affleck and Matt Damon are reuniting for their third movie.

14 Aug 2021


Adidas is selling Reebok to ABG for $2.5 billion

Sportswear major Adidas has announced that it will be selling Reebok to Authentic Brands Group (ABG) that has been snapping up labels ahead of a planned initial public offering (IPO).

01 May 2021


Kanye West's sneakers sold for record $1.8mn at private auction

Kanye West just added two million dollars to his bank account, thanks to his sneakers!

25 Mar 2021


Forced Uighur labor: H&M, Nike face boycott in China

H&M, Nike, are among the Western apparel brands facing a boycott in China for taking a stand against forced labor conditions in the Asian country's Xinjiang region.

02 Nov 2020


MPL becomes Team India's kit sponsor for three years

The Board of Control for Cricket in India (BCCI), on Monday, announced that it has roped in Mobile Premier League (MPL) as the new kit sponsor for the Indian cricket team.

31 Jul 2020

Serena Williams

Nike's viral advertisement amazes with its marvelous editing, powerful message

If The Academy's video collage on hope has moved you, Nike's recent viral advertisement on sportsmanship courage will give you goosebumps.

18 May 2020

Chicago Bulls

Michael Jordan's first-ever Air Jordan fetch $560,000 at the auction

The sneakers worn by basketball legend Michael Jordan fetched $560,000 in an online auction, said the auction house, Sotheby's.

28 Jan 2020


Nike pulls down Kobe Bryant products online following tragic death

Leading sports equipment brand Nike has pulled down products related to NBA legend Kobe Bryant after he tragically passed away in a helicopter crash on Sunday.

10 Oct 2019

Jesus Christ

With these 'Jesus Shoes', you can literally walk on water

Jesus can walk on water, and now, so can about two dozen people. Brooklyn-based creative company MSCHF has created limited-edition "Jesus Shoes" that have literally been blessed.

17 Aug 2019

Serena Williams

Nike will not apply any performance-related clause for pregnant athletes

After having faced intense scrutiny for its policy towards pregnant women athletes, global sportswear Nike has changed its policy to guarantee full payment and bonuses.

24 Jul 2019

Michael Jordan

This pair of Nike shoes just sold for $437,500

Setting a new world record, a pair of Nike running shoes, called the "Moon Shoe," sold for $437,500 (Rs. 3.01cr) on Tuesday, according to New York auction house Sotheby's.

30 Jun 2019


Top 5 insanely cool, weird wearables no one needs

With technology advancing leaps and bounds every single day, it isn't surprising that the market for wearable tech is growing along.

28 Jun 2019


World Cup: India's away kit unveiled; here's how it looks

Two-time champions India have unveiled their away kit for the ICC World Cup 2019.

15 Jun 2019

Cristiano Ronaldo

Cristiano Ronaldo given court papers following rape lawsuit: Details here

Juventus and Portuguese footballer Cristiano Ronaldo on Friday was served with court papers in the USA following a rape lawsuit against him.

22 Feb 2019


Nike's self-lacing 'smart' shoes crash after launch; plagued by bug

Just days after release, Nike's self-lacing shoes have crashed, creating troubles for its first takers.

06 Oct 2018

UEFA Champions League

Is Cristiano Ronaldo headed for a crisis?

Italian giants Juventus had hoped to finally fulfil their Champions League dreams by signing the most successful UCL player, Cristiano Ronaldo.

27 Sep 2018


Athlete Mariam Farid says religion and fashion can go together

Leading Qatari woman athlete Mariam Farid, who competes wearing a hijab, says she would never compromise on her identity but would not mind blending a bit of fashion with religion.

24 Aug 2018

Arsenal FC

Arsenal to bid adieu to Puma kits by season end

As per reports, Arsenal FC have decided to not renew their contract with kit manufacturers Puma. Instead, they will sign with Adidas at the end of the season.

03 Sep 2017


Nike India slashes 20% staff, downsizes operations

Nike has fired nearly 20% staff from its operations in India, and has asked many other employees to shift to its operations in Southeast Asia.

Virat Kohli and Co unhappy with substandard kit by Nike

According to reports, the Indian cricket team is unhappy with its official kit sponsors Nike for providing the players with sub-standard kits.

China: Fitness boom gets sportswear firms take a growing interest

US is the biggest market for sportswear, but right now athletic wear companies are shifting focus to cater to the growing market of China.

08 Mar 2017


Nike's latest offering: 'Pro Hijab' for Muslim athletes

Nike has announced a special-hijab for female Muslim athletes, made of lightweight, breathable fabric. It will be released in 2018.

15 Dec 2016


Demonetization woes hit India's knitwear centre

With the onset of demonetization, India's knitwear hub, Tirupur, was hit drastically by the liquidity crunch, according to reports.