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Nike Debuts “Tunnel Vision” Ball to End Premier League 2019-20 Season

As the English Premier League reaches its final weeks for the 2019-20 season, its official partner Nike will be wrapping up the year with the debut of a new Merlin match ball, dubbed the “Tunnel Vision.”Equipped with the sports giant’s Aerowtrac technology, the new match ball manages to maintain accurate and consistent flight paths thanks […]

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Japanese FIFA Fan’s Favorite Team Is Not Very Good, Travels 6000 Miles To See Them Anyway

Japanese FIFA player Akito Aoki flew all the way from Japan to the UK last week to watch his favourite team play. And while you’d expect that to be a club from the Premier League, or maybe the Championship (ie, the second division), he was actually there to watch Stockport County, a side currently toiling […]

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Virgil Abloh and Nike Redesign the Boys and Girls Club of Chicago’s Basketball Facility

Virgil Abloh and Nike have partnered with the Boys and Girls Club to fully renovate the basketball facilities at the organization’s Garfield Park chapter in Chicago. By refurbishing the court, locker rooms and game rooms, Abloh and Nike aim to provide a positive space for kids in the neighborhood to play.With a crisp green and […]

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adidas Skateboarding Welcomes Shin Sanbongi With New Visual Short

Japanese street skater Shin Sanbongi is the latest addition to the adidas Skateboarding roster, so the Three Stripes skate team is celebrating its newest member with a stylish visual short. Filmed over the course of a multi-country trip to Taiwan, Detroit, Philadelphia, Los Angeles, New York and Paris, the nearly five-minute long piece shows Sanbongi […]

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Olympic Torch Relay to Begin With Female Athlete for First Time in History

For the first time ever, the Olympic Torch Relay will begin with a female athlete ahead of this year’s Tokyo 2020 games. Greek shooting Olympian Anna Korakaki was chosen unanimously by the Greek Olympic Committee to carry out the honor, which the organization officially shared Thursday in a landmark announcement.”What a GREAT HONOR that is, […]

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Nike Adds Sustainable Details to Iconic Miami Football Stadium

Ahead of the recent Super Bowl LIV in Miami, Nike renovated the Traz-Powell Stadium (named after Miami sports legend Nathaniel Traz-Powell) in order add notable sustainable touches to the iconic field. The new stadium provides local athletes with a place to train and play while minimizing the sport’s environmental footprint. The track and field, press […]

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Cristiano Ronaldo Becomes The First Person To Reach 200M Followers On Instagram

After being crowned Instagram’s highest earner late last year, footballing superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has now become the first person in the world to break the 200 million follower threshold on the popular social media platform.The 34-year-old Portuguese superstar’s account is second on the list of most followed accounts on the photo-sharing platform, though first place […]

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