ADIDAS

  • Manchester United agree record shirt deal with Adidas July 14, 2014

    Manchester United have agreed a 10year, 750 million pounds ($1.3 billion) deal with Adidas AG for the German sportswear company to supply shirts and kit to the former English soccer champions. United, who finished seventh in the Premier League last season, had previously enjoyed a longrunning supply deal with Nike, the...
  • Adidas lifts ban on sales via eBay, Amazon and other online shopping websites July 2, 2014

    Duesseldorf: German sportswear maker Adidas has decided to allow the sale of its products via marketplace sites like eBay and Amazon, an issue the German cartel office has been investigating. "We have decided to extend our ecommerce guidelines to also include open market places: if our retail partners adhere to our...
  • Adidas boss Hainer to take over from Hoeness at Bayern March 14, 2014

    Adidas boss Herbert Hainer will become the new president and business chairman of German soccer club Bayern Munich, after the resignation of Uli Hoeness, the club's supervisory board said on Friday. Uli Hoeness said on Friday he would accept a 3-1/2 year prison term for evading 28 million euros in taxes...
  • Nike faces rivals for Manchester United soccer kit deal January 29, 2014

    London: English soccer's reigning champions Manchester United (MANU.N) are talking to several sportswear companies about a new kit supply deal to replace one with Nike (NKE.N) that expires next year, the club said on Tuesday. Manchester United had opened talks with Nike last year on a renewal, but the club has...
  • Rohit Sharma signs up deal with Adidas November 26, 2013

    New Delhi: India's young batsman Rohit Sharma on Tuesday signed up with sports major Adidas. Rohit, who is also the captain of Indian premier League team Mumbai Indians, was welcomed into Team Adidas by master blaster Sachin Tendulkar. Rohit made a stunning Test debut against the West Indies and is the...
  • Virat Kohli beats Dhoni, Tendulkar with deals worth Rs 17 crore a year September 27, 2013

    New Delhi: Virat Kohli is cashing in on his good form and consistency with endorsements deals that have left behind even the likes of his skipper Mahendra Singh Dhoni and batting legend Sachin Tendulkar, the Times of India reported. Topping the list of Team India's wannabe skipper's cashrich deals is a...
  • Adidas suspends contract with Tyson Gay July 15, 2013

    Frankfurt: Sportswear company Adidas (ADSGn.DE) has suspended its contract with Tyson Gay after the former double world sprint champion failed an outofcompetition dope test, it said on Monday. "We are shocked by these recent allegations, and even if we presume his innocence until proven otherwise, our contract with Tyson is currently...
  • Chelsea extend deal with Adidas for 10 more years June 21, 2013

    London: Chelsea and kit manufacturer Adidas have agreed on a contract extension that will see the German brand supply the English Premier League club for 10 more years. Chelsea say in a statement on Friday it is "the biggest deal to date Chelsea has signed with a partner," though no financial...
  • Snapshot: Is Priyanka Chopra wearing Rs 10000 worth Jeremy Scott winged sneakers? April 16, 2013

    Priyanka Chopra was seen at the Mumbai airport in an exquisite pair of Adidas' Jeremy Scott winged sneakers. The blue sneakers have wings jutting out of them and are believed to be priced at approximately 200 dollars. ...
  • Adidas Originals to step up expansion in India March 24, 2013

    New Delhi: German sportswear major Adidas is stepping up expansion for its sports fashion and lifestyle brand 'Adidas Originals' in India with plans to have up to 20 exclusive stores by the end of the year. The company is toying with the idea of bringing one of its global brand ambassadors...
  • Adidas plans to keep Reebok alive in India March 7, 2013

    New Delhi: Sportswear group Adidas plans to keep its Reebok brand in India despite finding financial irregularities at the unit, CEO Herbert Hainer told reporters on Thursday. The German company said it believed it had uncovered all the wrongdoing at the Indian business and laid the basis for a profitable...
  • Adidas set to christen 2014 World Cup ball August 14, 2012

    Sao Paulo: Adidas has announced the short list of potential names for the 2014 World Cup ball and are asking fans to vote for their preferred candidate of quintessential Brazilian choices. The three names are Portuguese words and all are feminine, conforming to the Brazilian stereotype of the ball as a...
  • Nobody can replace Dravid at No. 3 slot: Tendulkar July 14, 2012

    CNNIBN's Sports Editor in conversation with Sachin Tendulkar in Herzogenaurach, Germany. ...
  • Others can't decide about me: Tendulkar July 13, 2012

    Gaurav Kalra: Hello and a very warm welcome to a CNNIBN special, and it is a special because I can stand calmly next to Sachin Tendulkar. We are in Herzogenaurach in Germany. Thank you very much, Sachin, for sparing the time. I want to begin by asking you, Sachin, we can't...
  • I'm enjoying my cricket: Sachin Tendulkar July 6, 2012

    In an exclusive interview with CNNIBN in Germany, Sachin Tendulkar said he has no plans of quitting the game. ...
  • Gowda bags bronze in Diamond League series June 9, 2012

    New York: India's Olympicbound ace discus thrower Vikas Gowda bagged the bronze medal after an impressive performance in the Adidas Grand Prix Diamond League Meetings here on Saturday. United Statesbased Gowda recorded 64.86m in his second of his six throws to finish third behind Zoltan Kovago of Hungary who came up...
  • Will cooperate in probe: Adidas on Reebok fraud May 23, 2012

    New Delhi: Adidas Group on Wednesday issued a statement on the alleged Reebok India fraud saying that it will cooperate with the authorities in the investigations. In its statement, Adidas Group said, "We are given to understand that our criminal complaint has been registered for investigation by the Indian law enforcement...
  • Reebok alleges Rs 8,700 cr fraud by exMD, COO May 23, 2012

    New Delhi: In what could be the second biggest corporate scandal after Satyam, Reebok India has alleged a Rs 8,700 crore fraud by its former Managing Director Subhinder Singh Prem and former Chief Operating Officer Vishnu Bhagat. Reebok lodged an FIR with the Gurgaon police alleging that Prem and Bhagat had...
  • Adidas to slash Reebok store base in India May 3, 2012

    Frankfurt/London: Germany's Adidas said on Thursday it would cut the number of its Reebok stores in India by about onethird as it tackles "commercial irregularities" at the unit, an issue that has clouded a strong start to a bumper sports year. Chief Executive Herbert Hainer said Adidas, the world's second biggest...
  • Adidas ups outlook, announces Reebok India probe May 1, 2012

    Frankfurt: Germany's Adidas raised its outlook for 2012 driven by better than expected sales in China and Japan in the firstquarter even as it announced charges related to "commercial irregularities" at its Reebok unit in India, it said on Monday. Adidas said it had already replaced its management at Reebok India...
  • Adidas and Puma bury the hatchet for a day September 18, 2009

    London: More than 60 years after a feud between brothers Adi and Rudolf Dassler resulted in the creation of the Adidas and Puma sportswear rivalry, the two companies are making peace but only for one day. A historic handshake between the chief executives of the two firms and a football match,...
  • Sachin reminsces about 20 years in first class cricket September 4, 2009

    Mumbai: Sachin Tendulkar on Friday said he has more than lived up to the challenge thrown at him by legendary allrounder Kapil Dev in 1989 by continuing to play international cricket for two decades. "It was a dream to play for India. On my first tour to Pakistan, Kapil said if...
  • Now shop till you drop without cash or credit cards July 18, 2008

    New Delhi: One can now go shopping without worrying carrying cash or credit cards. All one needs, is their mobile phone. 8000 different companies, including Reebok and Levis now accept payments through mobiles. Shop clerks either call Paymate directly with the bill or send you an SMS. Authorize the purchase...
  • Adidas learns not to mess with China's flag March 7, 2008

    Beijing: Don't mess with China's flag. Olympic sponsor Adidas learned that lesson when it recently placed a sports bag on the market in Hong Kong, which mixed its own logo with that of China's national flag. The issue was first raised by the Hong Kong newspaper Mingpao, which pointed out that Adidas...
  • Unveiled: Sania's new look for Australian Open January 11, 2008

    Adidas unveils Sania Mirza's look for the upcoming Australian Open. ...
  • Sania becomes Adidass global brand ambassador December 24, 2007

    Mumbai: Tennis star Sania Mirza was Monday signed by world's leading sports brand Adidas as its first global brand ambassador. Announcing this, Hartwin Feddersen, director of marketing, Adidas India said, "Sania is one of the most recognisable faces of global tennis and is a youth icon amongst young Asians across the...