Former PGA pro retracts Tiger Woods' ban claims

Former US PGA Tour player Dan Olsen on Monday retracted a claim that Tiger Woods has been suspended for a month after Woods` agent and tour officials strongly denied the statement.

Nike to end Man United sponsorship citing rising cost

U.S. sportswear company Nike Inc will not renew its long-running kit supply deal with former English soccer champions Manchester United after pulling out of a bidding war with a rival.

British PM says Nike`s $150 England shirt is too expensive

British Prime Minister David Cameron criticised the 90-pound top price tag of Nike`s England World Cup shirts on Thursday, saying supporters should not be exploited with such expensive items.

UK minister urges Nike to rethink $150 England shirt

Britain`s sports minister has urged Nike to cut the cost of England World Cup shirts after a price tag of up to 90 pounds prompted a backlash from supporters.

Is Man Utd planning to sell Old Trafford name to Nike for half-billion pounds?

TV pundit Richard Keys has claimed that Manchester United are planning to sell the name of their Old Trafford stadium to Nike for 500 million-pounds.

Ronaldo dethrones Beckham to become world`s wealthiest footballer

Cristiano Ronaldo has topped the world`s wealthiest player with a fortune of 122 million pounds dethroning retired England legend David Beckham, who was named last year`s richest with 165 million pounds.

Nike overtake Adidas in World Cup teams battle

Nike will supply the kit for more teams than Adidas for the first time ever at this year`s World Cup finals.

Man Utd expects to sign world-record shirt deal worth 600 million pounds

Manchester United is expected to sign a world-record shirt deal worth more than 600 million pound before the end of the season.

Nike faces rivals for Manchester United soccer kit deal

Manchester United had opened talks with Nike last year on a renewal, but the club has yet to clinch an agreement with the US-based company. The club has now confirmed that they have also started talks with rival suppliers.

Germany`s Puma ousts Nike as Arsenal kit supplier

Puma will become the kit supplier to English soccer club Arsenal from July 1, the German sportswear company said on Monday, in a deal worth more than 30 million pounds a year to the Premier League leaders.

Losing streak will test Man Utd`s winning business model

For all Manchester United`s commercial clout, a business model built on the English soccer champions` success on the pitch will be tested severely if the team`s slump in form extends beyond this season.

Kanye West joins hands with Adidas

Rapper Kanye West has ended his deal with sportswear brand Nike and tied up with rival company Adidas to "provide for his family".

Team India to don new kit during Australia series

The Indian cricket team will kick off the new season in a brand new limited-overs kit, which was unveiled on Wednesday by BCCI`s official apparel partner Nike ahead of the series against Australia starting here on Thursday.

Nike launches new limited overs uniform for Team India

Sportswear firm Nike, the official kit sponsor of the Indian cricket team, has launched new uniform for the India-Australia limited over series next month.

Rooney cleared of Nike `Twitter plug` by advertising body

The Advertising Standards Authority has cleared Manchester United`s Wayne Rooney of a Twitter plug after they found that a tweet posted for Nike`s marketing campaign did not break advertising rules.

Kohli-Nike case: Karnataka HC orders status quo

The Karnataka High Court on Tuesday ordered issuance of emergent notice to cricketer Virat Kohli on a suit filed by sports giant Nike accusing him of breach of an endorsement contract with it.

Woods set to sign new Nike deal bigger than McIlroy`s 10 mln pound-contract

World No. 1 Tiger Woods is set to sign a new deal with Nike, which will be worth more than Rory McIlroy`s 10 million pounds-a-year contract.

Nike pulls `Boston Massacre` t-shirts after marathon blasts

A line of T-shirts emblazoned with the slogan `Boston Massacre` in bloodied writing has been pulled by Nike in the wake of the Boston bombings.

Man U meets Nike officials to plot sensational £65m Ronaldo swoop

Manchester United has met Nike officials to plot a sensational 65 million pound worth swoop for their player Cristiano Ronaldo, who plays for Spanish champions Real Madrid.

Steenkamp murder case: Nike suspends contract with Oscar Pistorius

Nike has suspended its contract with Oscar Pistorius, the double-amputee runner from South Africa who is facing a charge of premeditated murder in the Valentine`s Day slaying of his girlfriend.