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Track star Felix criticizes Nike maternity policy

Los Angeles, United States | AFP |  Olympic track and field star Allyson Felix joined a chorus of recent criticism against Nike on Wednesday, accusing the US sporting goods giant of penalizing female athletes who took time off to have a child. Felix, the only female track and field athlete to …

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Nike advertise Coutinho Barcelona shirt

Paris, France | AFP |  An apparent gaffe by Nike has fired speculation that Philippe Coutinho could leave Liverpool for Barcelona in the January transfer window. The sportswear giant, who manufacture Barcelona’s kit, advertised a Barca shirt on their website with the Brazilian midfielder’s name on it. Headlined “Where the …

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Kipchoge narrowly misses sub two-hour marathon attempt

FILE PHOTO: Ethiopia’s Feyisa Lilesa, Kenya’s Eliud Kipchoge and USA’s Galen Rupp at the Olympics. Kipchoge made an attempt today to become the first man to run the marathon under 2 hours.Monza, Italy | AFP | Reigning Olympic marathon champion Eliud Kipchoge from Kenya narrowly failed in his attempt to complete the …

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Top Kenyan official in court over Rio kit ‘theft’

Nairobi, Kenya | AFP |  The chairman of Kenya’s Olympic committee appeared in court on Tuesday after police uncovered boxes of Nike kits at his apartment which had gone missing during the Rio Games. Bernard Ekumbo is the latest official from the National Olympic Committee of Kenya (NOCK) to be …

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Now Ronaldo bags ‘long-term’ 40 million euro a year Nike deal

Madrid, Spain | AFP |  A day after signing a bumper fresh contract with Real Madrid, Cristiano Ronaldo has boosted his mind-boggling earnings with a new deal with Nike, the American sports giant said on Tuesday. Together the multimillion mega-deals are expected to cement Ronaldo’s status as the world’s highest-paid …

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