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Nike, Inc.: American athletic equipment company
Nike, Inc. is an American multinational corporation that is engaged in the design, development, manufacturing, and worldwide marketing and sales of footwear, apparel, equipment, accessories, and services. The company is headquartered near Beaverton, Oregon, in the Portland metropolitan area. It is the world's largest supplier of athletic shoes and apparel and a major manufacturer of sports equipment, with revenue in excess of US$24.1 billion in its fiscal year 2012. As of 2012, it employed more than 44,000 people worldwide. In 2014 the brand alone was valued at $19 billion, making it the most valuable brand among sports businesses. As of 2017, the Nike brand is valued at $29.6 billion. Nike ranked No. 89 in the 2018 Fortune 500 list of the largest United States corporations by total revenue.

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Yeshaneh breaks half-marathon record by 20 seconds wearing Nike Vaporfly shoes

Ethiopia's Ababel Yeshaneh smashes the women's half-marathon world record by 20 seconds to win the event in Ras Al Khaimah.
BBC News - Published

Reekie dismisses link between Nike prototype shoes and improved form

Britain's Jemma Reekie dismisses speculation her recent improvement is linked to her Nike prototype shoes.
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Yeshaneh smashes women's half marathon world record [Video]Yeshaneh smashes women's half marathon world record

Ethiopian Ababel Yeshaneh knock 20 seconds off the women's half marathon world record in the UAE, wearing a permitted version of the Nike Vaporfly shoe.

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Michael Avenatti Found Guilty In Nike Trial [Video]Michael Avenatti Found Guilty In Nike Trial

Lawyer Michael Avenatti was convicted of all three charges concerning his attempts to extort up to $25 million from Nike. He was charged with honest services wire fraud, attempted extortion and..

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Michael Avenatti found guilty in Nike extortion case [Video]Michael Avenatti found guilty in Nike extortion case

A U.S. jury on Friday found Michael Avenatti guilty in a criminal trial accusing the celebrity lawyer of trying to extort Nike Inc out of millions of dollars and defraud a youth basketball coach he..

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Michael Avenatti Guilty [Video]Michael Avenatti Guilty

(Newser) – Michael Avenatti, the combative lawyer who gained fame by representing a porn star in lawsuits involving President Trump, was convicted Friday of trying to extort Nike, per the AP. The..

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Prosecutors: Michael Avenatti Shook Down Nike To Deal With 'Mountain Of Debt' [Video]Prosecutors: Michael Avenatti Shook Down Nike To Deal With 'Mountain Of Debt'

Reuters reports celebrity attorney Michael Avenatti’s extortion trial neared its end on Tuesday. A federal prosecutor said Avenatti had an “agenda” to shake down Nike Inc by threatening to tar it..

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Fed warns of possible shock from coronavirus [Video]Fed warns of possible shock from coronavirus

The record-long U.S. economic expansion is likely to continue but the coronavirus outbreak poses an unquantifiable risk, the Federal Reserve warned in its latest monetary policy report to Congress...

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Nike launches new Alphafly to outrun 'tech doping' [Video]Nike launches new Alphafly to outrun 'tech doping'

Nike has launched a new running shoe that complies with limits set by World Athletics after the governing body imposed a landmark ban on a version of the sportswear giant’s Vaporfly shoes that was..

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Nike unveils Olympic Collection in New York [Video]Nike unveils Olympic Collection in New York

With less than six months until the Tokyo 2020 Olympics kick off, Nike revealed what the USA team will be wearing in a fashion show in New York on Wednesday (February 5) with star players and athletes..

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Wall Street rebounds from virus fears [Video]Wall Street rebounds from virus fears

U.S. stocks rallied on Monday, helped by gains in heavyweight technology shares and surprise strength in U.S. manufacturing activity, following a sharp selloff last week sparked by concerns about..

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Avenatti Could Get Up To Forty Years In The Slammer [Video]Avenatti Could Get Up To Forty Years In The Slammer

Michael Avenatti was on the hunt for a big payout when he demanded millions of dollars for himself from Nike Inc. That's what a federal prosecutor told jurors on Wednesday in his opening argument at..

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The Oscars Planning Kobe Bryant Tribute, Nike Sells Out of Kobe Merchandise & Late Night Honors Basketball Legend | THR News [Video]The Oscars Planning Kobe Bryant Tribute, Nike Sells Out of Kobe Merchandise & Late Night Honors Basketball Legend | THR News

The Oscars have a tribute set for Kobe Bryant, Nike sells out of Kobe merchandise and late night hosts emotionally honor the basketball icon.

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Critics Are Slamming Sneakerheads Who Have Inflated The Price Of Kobe Bryant Sneakers Following His Death [Video]Critics Are Slamming Sneakerheads Who Have Inflated The Price Of Kobe Bryant Sneakers Following His Death

In the past 24 hours, Kobe Bryant branded merchandise has skyrocketed in value. The demand for products bearing the late NBA star's name has risen since news broke of his sudden death on Sunday...

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Nike Pays Tribute To Kobe [Video]Nike Pays Tribute To Kobe

On Sunday, Nike paid tribute to Kobe Bryant, who died in a helicopter crash. Nike said Bryant was "one of the greatest athletes of his generation." They also called him "a beloved member of the Nike..

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Avenatti Faces His Own Day In Court [Video]Avenatti Faces His Own Day In Court

Michael Avenatti was an outspoken, self-described nemesis of President Donald Trump while representing adult film actress Stormy Daniels. Now, Reuters reports the 48-year-old celebrity lawyer faces an..

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'They're fast.' Too fast? A runner's Nike problem [Video]'They're fast.' Too fast? A runner's Nike problem

Holly Grundon "smashed" her own record after she ran a marathon in Nike's Vaporfly running shoes. Its controversial tech is a headache for pro and amateur athletes alike.

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Avenatti Wins, Loses At Manhattan Pre-Trial Hearing [Video]Avenatti Wins, Loses At Manhattan Pre-Trial Hearing

Federal prosecutors won't be allowed to try to show that Michael Avenatti’s heavy debts gave him a motive to extort Nike Inc. US District Judge Paul Gardephe's ruling in Manhattan on Wednesday gave a..

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Nike can gain from Vaporfly controversy: analysts [Video]Nike can gain from Vaporfly controversy: analysts

A controversy over Nike’s hyper-advanced Vaporfly shoes that some say give runners an unfair advantage could boost sales, especially among amateurs hoping for more spring in their step who would not..

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Avenatti Arrested in California [Video]Avenatti Arrested in California

Life keeps getting hard for disgraced attorney Michael Avenatti. The once celebrated attorney was arrested on Tuesday. He's been accused of violating the terms of his release from custody. Avenatti is..

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Just Do It? US Judge Rules On Avenatti's Motion To Delay Nike Extortion Trial [Video]Just Do It? US Judge Rules On Avenatti's Motion To Delay Nike Extortion Trial

A US judge on Tuesday rejected Michael Avenatti’s request to delay his upcoming criminal trial in Manhattan. Scheduled for January 21st, 2020, the trial concerns whether the celebrity lawyer tried to..

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Avenatti Ordered To Face Fraud Charges [Video]Avenatti Ordered To Face Fraud Charges

More bad news for disgraced attorney Michael Avenatti. A U.S. judge rejected his bid to dismiss a criminal charge that he defrauded a client. The client said he knew about improper payments that Nike..

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Nike Wants Its Execs To Steer Clear Of Michael Avenatti Trial [Video]Nike Wants Its Execs To Steer Clear Of Michael Avenatti Trial

Reuters reports Nike Inc is asking a judge, "Just Not Do It." The sportswear giant asked a judge to block Michael Avenatti from having five of its sports marketing officials testify at his criminal..

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Colin Kaepernick's Nike Shoes Sell Out Immediately Online [Video]Colin Kaepernick's Nike Shoes Sell Out Immediately Online

On Dec. 24, Nike released customized Air Force 1 sneakers in collaboration with Colin Kaepernick.

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Avenatti In Debt $15-Million When He Extorted Nike [Video]Avenatti In Debt $15-Million When He Extorted Nike

According to Business Insider, Michael Avenatti is facing more legal woes. Prosecutors say Avenatti was over $15 million in debt when he tried to extort up to $25 million from Nike. Avenatti's lawyers..

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Celebrity lawyer Michael Avenatti is found guilty in Nike extortion case

A U.S. jury on Friday found Michael Avenatti guilty in a criminal trial accusing the celebrity lawyer of trying to extort Nike Inc out of millions of dollars and defraud a youth basketball coach he..
Reuters - Published

Stormy Daniels' lawyer Michael Avenatti guilty over extortion

The lawyer was accused of seeking to extort more than $20m (£15m) from sportswear giant Nike.
BBC News - Published

Lawyer Avenatti convicted for trying to extort Nike

A U.S. jury on Friday found Michael Avenatti guilty in a criminal trial accusing the celebrity lawyer of trying to extort Nike Inc out of millions of dollars and defraud a youth basketball coach he..
Reuters - Published

U.S. says Michael Avenatti shook down Nike, defense disagrees as extortion trial nears end

Michael Avenatti's extortion trial neared its end on Tuesday as a federal prosecutor said the celebrity lawyer had an "agenda" to shake down Nike Inc by threatening to tar it with corruption..
Reuters - Published

U.S. says Michael Avenatti's 'agenda' was to extort Nike, as trial nears end

Michael Avenatti had an "agenda" to shake down Nike Inc for millions of dollars by threatening to tar the apparel company with corruption allegations, a prosecutor said on Tuesday near the end of the..
Reuters - Published

Coach who hired Michael Avenatti says he wanted to expose Nike, not in press conference

The government's star witness in Michael Avenatti's extortion trial conceded on Friday he wanted to expose Nike Inc's alleged illegal payments to families of college basketball recruits long before he..
Reuters - Published

Coach tells U.S. jury he never wanted Michael Avenatti to hold Nike press conference

The youth basketball coach who hired Michael Avenatti to represent him in negotiations with Nike Inc said at the celebrity lawyer's extortion trial on Thursday he became "very, very upset" upon..
Reuters - Published

Nike launches controversial Kipchoge shoe for retail

Nike launches a mass market version of its controversial Alphafly prototype shoe that it says complies with new World Athletics rules.
BBC News - Published

Nike prototype Vaporfly shoe banned but current version going to Olympics

Nike Vaporfly shoes used to run the world's first sub-two hour marathon will be banned from professional sport under a landmark decision on Friday that also allows currently sold versions of the..
Reuters - Published

World Athletics puts the brakes on Nike's record-breaking shoes

Some variants of Nike's Vaporfly running shoes have been outlawed for elite competition and strict limits on the technology developed for any future shoes introduced after World Athletics announced..
Reuters - Published

New rules outlaw some of Nike's record-breaking shoes

World Athletics announced significant changes to its rules on Friday that will outlaw some variants of Nike's Vaporfly running shoes and introduce strict limits to the technology developed for any..
Reuters - Published

Rules tightened over elite running shoes

Nike's controversial Vaporfly range will not be banned but there will be tighter regulations around high-tech running shoes, World Athletics says.
BBC News - Published

Nike faces SEC probe over illicit payment claim: Bloomberg

A lawyer for Michael Avenatti told a jury that Nike Inc was being probed by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) over claims that it made illicit payments to elite youth basketball..
Reuters - Published

At trial, U.S. says Avenatti's greed fueled Nike extortion; defense says tenacity is no crime

Michael Avenatti was bent on a big payday when he demanded millions of dollars for himself from Nike Inc, a federal prosecutor told jurors on Wednesday in his opening argument at the extortion trial of..
Reuters - Published

Nike says Kobe Bryant merchandise sold out on website

Nike Inc's Kobe Bryant merchandise was sold out on its website, the company said on Tuesday, following reports the company had pulled products branded by the NBA star who died in a helicopter crash on..
Reuters - Published

Focus on Avenatti, U.S. judge says, as Trump critic's Nike extortion trial begins

The judge overseeing Michael Avenatti's extortion trial said the case should not focus on Nike Inc's alleged corruption or devolve into celebrity name-dropping, as jury selection began for the case..
Reuters - Published

Explainer: What to expect at Michael Avenatti's Nike extortion trial in New York

Michael Avenatti, the celebrity lawyer and self-described high-profile nemesis of U.S. President Donald Trump, faces a trial on charges he tried to extort Nike Inc and defrauded a youth basketball..
Reuters - Published

U.S. trial accusing Trump foe Avenatti of Nike extortion kicks off

Lawyers in the extortion case of Michael Avenatti are expected on Monday to begin choosing jurors who will decide the fate of the celebrity lawyer and prominent critic of U.S. President Donald Trump.
Reuters - Published

Nike's Vaporfly running shoes and tumbling records

World Athletics is set to announce the findings of a review of technology in road and track shoes by the end of January, and it is expected to change its rules in light of tumbling times recorded by..
Reuters - Published

'They're fast, but are they fair?' Amateur runners face Nike dilemma

British amateur runner and triathlete Holly Grundon was delighted to smash a long-held personal speed target - to finish a half marathon in less than 1 hour and 30 minutes.
Reuters - Published

Athletics body to tighten rules after Nike's Vaporfly helps records tumble: sources

Athletics' ruling body will tighten regulations governing shoe technology, two sources familiar with the matter said, after Nike's popular Vaporfly brand helped re-write running records and sparked..
Reuters - Published

Judge excludes Trump critic Avenatti's financial strains from Nike extortion trial

A U.S. judge on Wednesday said federal prosecutors may not try to show that Michael Avenatti's heavy debts gave him a motive to extort Nike Inc, giving a victory to the celebrity lawyer as he prepares..
Reuters - Published

Why a ban on Vaporfly shoe could boost Nike's bottom line

A controversy over Nike's hyper-advanced Vaporfly shoes that some say give runners an unfair advantage could boost sales, especially among amateurs hoping for more spring in their step who would not be..
Reuters - Published

Trump antagonist Avenatti's bail is revoked; unhappy NY judge delays Nike extortion trial

A federal judge on Wednesday revoked Michael Avenatti's bail after the celebrity lawyer and critic of U.S. President Donald Trump was accused of hiding money from creditors, triggering a delay in a..
Reuters - Published

Trump antagonist Avenatti's bail is revoked, threatening Nike trial in New York

A federal judge on Wednesday revoked Michael Avenatti's bail after he was accused of fraudulently hiding $1 million from creditors, threatening a separate trial of the celebrity lawyer and critic of..
Reuters - Published

New fraud allegations against Trump antagonist Avenatti threaten Nike trial in NY

Celebrity lawyer Michael Avenatti's arrest on allegations he engaged in fraud and money laundering by hiding $1 million from creditors while on bail threatens the upcoming trial of the critic of U.S...
Reuters - Published

Trump antagonist Avenatti's extortion trial in New York may be delayed after arrest

Michael Avenatti's criminal trial for trying to extort Nike Inc may be delayed following the celebrity lawyer's unexpected arrest late on Tuesday in California for allegedly violating his bail..
Reuters - Published

Arrested Trump foe Avenatti must face 'vindictive' Nike extortion case in NY

A federal judge on Wednesday rejected Michael Avenatti's bid to dismiss criminal charges accusing him of trying to extort Nike Inc , after the celebrity lawyer claimed he was targeted in a "vindictive"..
Reuters - Published

Michael Avenatti, former lawyer for Stormy Daniels, arrested in California

Celebrity lawyer Michael Avenatti was arrested on Tuesday on accusations that he violated the terms of his release from custody while awaiting trial on charges that he sought to extort millions of..
Reuters - Published

U.S. judge rejects Michael Avenatti request to delay Nike extortion trial

A U.S. judge on Tuesday rejected Michael Avenatti's requestto delay a scheduled Jan. 21 criminal trial accusing thecelebrity lawyer of trying to extort Nike Inc.
Reuters - Published

U.S. rejects Avenatti claim that 'document dump' justifies Nike trial delay

U.S. prosecutors on Monday rejected Michael Avenatti's claim that they overwhelmed him with large amounts of material for the Jan. 21 trial accusing the celebrity lawyer of trying to extort Nike Inc ,..
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Avenatti objects to U.S. 'document dump,' seeks possible Nike trial delay

Celebrity lawyer Michael Avenatti wants a U.S. judge to exclude large amounts of material that federal prosecutors produced recently for his trial accusing him of trying to extort Nike Inc, or else to..
Reuters - Published

U.S. judge orders Michael Avenatti to face fraud charge as Nike trial looms

A U.S. judge on Thursday rejected celebrity lawyer Michael Avenatti's bid to dismiss a criminal charge that he defrauded a client who he said knew about improper payments that Nike allegedly made to..
Reuters - Published

Michael Avenatti fails to narrow Nike indictment; U.S. judge cites Cosby case

A U.S. judge on Monday rejected Michael Avenatti's bid to dismiss two of the three counts in an indictment accusing the celebrity lawyer of trying to extort Nike Inc by threatening to reveal its..
Reuters - Published

Avenatti says evidence he's cash-strapped doesn't belong in Nike extortion trial

Michael Avenatti does not want U.S. prosecutors to present evidence at his criminal trial this month that his alleged financial straits, including an inability to pay child support, gave the celebrity..
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