Michael Jordan

Mainland firm using my name illegally, says Jordan

Retired basketball superstar Michael Jordan has filed a lawsuit on the mainland against a Chinese sportswear and shoes firm for the unauthorised use of his name.

Friday, 24 February, 2012, 12:00am

It's a slam dunk for Nike with Michael Jordan gear on show

He's retired now, but lots of folk still want to be like Mike. That's basketball icon Michael Jordan. Nike has just put out the 23rd edition of the former No23's Air Jordan shoes, and decided a shoe exhibition and party were in order at the swoosh label's Silvercord megastore.

25 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

Right on time

Poke fun at staid luxury brands with a watch that is fashionable and young. Toywatch's lightweight designs were originally made with either acrylic or nylon straps and found fans in the likes of Madonna, Michael Jordan and Charlize Theron. This season, the brand is offering a sophisticated collection titled ToyWatch Ceramic.

8 Jul 2007 - 12:00am

Lofty reception for Michael Jordan visit

Security will be tight for US basketball legend Michael Jordan's first visit to Hong Kong when he arrives this afternoon for a whistle-stop tour that will feature three appearances tomorrow.

20 May 2004 - 12:00am

Tall order

It all comes down to timing, really. President Chen Shui-bian is to be inaugurated today, and Michael Jordan arrives this weekend for a promotional tour. This bad timing has caused more than a few headaches, with diplomatic and ergonomic consequences as two sub-plots converge.

20 May 2004 - 12:00am

'Poison paint' shoes recalled

UP to 10,000 Nike children's shoes coloured with lead paint, a potentially poisonous ingredient, are being recalled in the SAR and Taiwan.

Retailers said they had removed the red and white Little Air Jordan XIV sneakers from shelves on Friday after receiving an order from the United States sportswear giant.

7 Mar 1999 - 12:00am

Jordan's airy touch Brazil's only real hope

Have you ever thought there might be a spooky parallel between the performance of the financial markets and the efforts of your favourite sporting team? Maybe there is more to it than meets the eye.

20 Jan 1999 - 12:00am

Woods teeing up to become Jordan of the fairways

Given the hysteria surrounding last week's announcement of Michael Jordan's retirement you could be forgiven for believing that the end of the basketball world is nigh.

To be sure, Jordan's excellence has been one of the prime factors in the success of the marketing wizards in building the NBA into one of sport's most valuable properties.

18 Jan 1999 - 12:00am

Brazil gets feet tapping all over town

In case you haven't noticed, there's an awful lot of chaos, as well as coffee, in Brazil at the moment. And it's having a scary impact on the musical output of Hong Kongers reading all about it.

The sudden Brazilian focus has brought about a tuneful - or should we say tuneless - revolution in SAR broking house and newspaper office sounds.

14 Jan 1999 - 12:00am

It's only a game

IT is just two weeks since France's spirits were lifted to the heavens by victory in the World Cup. The jubilation of the sportsmen was quickly drowned out by the pontification of politicians and commentators who proclaimed that victory marked the beginning of a new era for their country.

26 Jul 1998 - 12:00am

Jordan's leap of faith proves there is life beyond basketball

Michael Jeffrey Jordan takes little heed of advice from his peers, the press or pundits. He's very much his own man, and when his mind is made up it stays made up.

So it was that he turned his back on the hype and hyperbole associated with being the best basketball player ever and tried to make it on the baseball diamond.

6 Jan 1997 - 12:00am

NBA now bouncing ball in territory's backyard

THE National Basketball Association is an American institution.

It is a multi-million dollar business with a product tailor-made for the consumption of America's sports-loving public.

13 Mar 1996 - 12:00am

Cartoons just do it for Nike

THE dramatic cartoon images in the new Nike commercials for the Air Jordan and Air Force basketball boots are the work of Hong Kong-born animator Peter Chung.

25 Aug 1993 - 12:00am

Jordan ready to return

CHICAGO Bulls basketball superstar Michael Jordan has been discharged from a city hospital, 48 hours after being admitted with a bacterial foot infection.

Jordan is earmarked for a return to US National Basketball Association action tonight, when the Bulls play against the Seattle SuperSonics.

8 Mar 1993 - 12:00am