NIKE and Cristiano Ronaldo have extended their long-term sponsorship deal.The Portuguese soccer star has had a contract with Nike since 2003 and wears its Mercurial cleats. In a video released by the Beaverton, Oregon-based apparel maker, he suggested the ...
Nov 9, 2016
NBA
WHILE many basketball fans watched the Golden State Warriors dismantle the Portland Trailblazers in Game 2, 110-99, in their Western Conference semifinals series, sneakerheads were captivated by something else, particularly the shoes the injured reigning NBA MVP Stephen Curry was wearing ...
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May 6, 2016
VIENNA - Maria Sharapova's racket supplier became the first main sponsor to publicly back the five-time Grand Slam champion after she admitted to failing a doping test.Austria-based company Head announced Thursday (Friday, Manila time) it was planning to ...
Mar 10, 2016
MARIA Sharapova's woes have mounted after Nike announced it has suspended its relationship with the five-time Grand Slam champion on Monday (Tuesday, Manila time) following her admission that she failed a drug test at the Australian Open."We are ...
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Mar 8, 2016
THE fallout from Manny Pacquiao's anti-gay comments rolls on, with another endorsement partner distancing itself from the boxing star turned politician.After Nike cut ties with eight-division boxing champ, Wonderful Pistachios followed suit in saying they no longer ...
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Feb 18, 2016
MANNY Pacquiao is an intelligent man. That is what acquaintances in Congress tell me, and they say this with some earnestness.I believe them, in part because I know them to be intellectuals of some weight and because they weren't angling ...
Feb 18, 2016
MANNY Pacquiao's image took another haymaker after Nike dropped the boxing legend-turned-politician on Thursday for his 'worse than animals' comment on gay couples on the issue of same-sex marriage.The sportswear giant released a statement saying it ...
Feb 18, 2016
MANNY Pacquiao's camp on Thursday played down the fallout from Nike's decision to sever ties with the boxing hero over his 'anti-gay' remarks, saying other major companies are sticking with the eight-division world champion. ...
Feb 18, 2016
THERE is a very thin line between criticizing and condemning. In the opinion of many, particularly those who comprise the LGBT (lesbian, gay, bi-sexual and transgender) community, former world boxing champion and aspiring Senator Manny Pacquiao crossed this line.Pacquiao drew ...
Feb 18, 2016
PBA
TWO days after being benched by Frankie Lim in the second half of a loss to Blackwater, Mark Caguioa reiterated his faith in the new Barangay Ginebra coach who he said is the 'best guy for the job.'In a ...
May 18, 2015
LONDON - Former Wimbledon champion Andy Murray has signed a four-year deal with American sportswear manufacturer Under Armour.The deal was announced on Tuesday (Wednesday, Manila time) by the Baltimore-based company. Terms were not announced, but British news reports said the ...
Jan 2, 2015
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