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New Nike president 'has some big shoes to fill'

Charlie Denson, a 34-year veteran and president of the Nike brand, will retire in January and be replaced from within the company by Trevor Edwards on July 1, Nike said yesterday in a statement. It also promoted Eric Sprunk to the new position of chief operating officer.

Saturday, 22 June, 2013, 3:55am

Right Field: One swoosh down, another rises

It was the best of times, it was the worst of times. Charles Dickens wrote those words some 153 years ago in his transcendent novel A Tale of Two Cities but they could just as easily have been uttered by Nike co-founder and chairman Phil Knight in 2013.

20 Jan 2013 - 4:45am

Nike investigates Indonesian suppliers over wage abuse

US sporting goods giant Nike said on Tuesday it was investigating claims by labour activists that its manufacturers in Indonesia were trying to evade paying its workers the minimum wage.

“Nike takes these claims seriously and company representatives are investigating the claims,” global corporate communications director Greg Rossiter said.

15 Jan 2013 - 4:44pm

Rory McIlroy Joins Tiger Woods in Nike Golf Sponsorships

Top-ranked Rory McIlroy signed an agreement to use Nike Inc. golf equipment after ending his five- year relationship with Titleist, the company announced.

15 Jan 2013 - 12:05am

Sports Digest, January 15, 2013

Henley youngest to score Sony Open crown

15 Jan 2013 - 3:35am

Sunglasses firm Oakley challenges Nike over Rory McIlroy sponsorship

American sunglasses maker Oakley has launched legal action to try to retain its sponsorship of world number one golfer Rory McIlroy, who is set to become the new face of sportswear giant Nike.

10 Jan 2013 - 3:53am

Nike profit tops analysts' estimates

Nike, the world's largest sporting-goods company, reported second-quarter profit that topped analysts' estimates as sales gained in North America and the company controlled its marketing costs.

22 Dec 2012 - 2:36am

Jeremy Lin 'lines up' Nike deal with Harvard

Houston Rockets point guard Jeremy Lin and his alma mater, Harvard University, are in talks to create a co-licensed merchandise line, two people with direct knowledge of the negotiations said.

4 Oct 2012 - 3:28am

Top gear makes a statement

From Nike's Turbospeed track-and-field suits to Speedo's FastSkin3 Super Elite swimsuits, athletes will be sporting the latest in hi-tech apparel at the coming London Olympics. Nonetheless, such innovation is not just for the elite, as sporting-goods brands aim to incorporate new technology across a wide range of sportswear.

13 Jul 2012 - 12:00am