Representing a Nation on TV, and a Running Team on Instagram

Distance running is a relentlessly individual sport. But professional running teams, and their polished Instagram accounts, are upending that dynamic.

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Why the Suit Is the Shape of the Moment

At Gucci and Versace and all over Milan, the suit is making a return.

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West Ham Fines Kurt Zouma Over Cat Abuse Video

Zouma, a defender who also plays for the French national soccer team, lost a sponsorship deal with Adidas on Wednesday after a video circulated online of him kicking his cat.

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Did Your Handbag Help Destroy the Rainforest?

A recent report examines the links between fashion brands and Amazon deforestation.

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The Secret Psychology of Sneaker Colors

You think they randomly choose those glaring shades of Nike, Adidas and New Balance? Think again.

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Zion Williamson’s Year in College Was Worth More Than He Got

His name surfaces again in a lawsuit over shoe company payments to college players. But the surprising part is the paltry sums involved.

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Garment Workers Who Lost Jobs in Pandemic Still Wait for Severance Pay

A new report says millions of dollars in wages have been withheld from garment workers around the world by factories contracted by major fashion brands.

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Soccer Samples Streetwear and Likes the Fit

Juventus reimagined its look, P.S.G. partnered with Jordan Brand, and now Arsenal and Inter Milan are following suit. But soccer’s interest in design has little to do with the sport.

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China’s Outrage over Forced Labor Charges Targets H&M, Adidas and Nike

Major clothing brands that rely on the Chinese market are caught in a bind as Beijing and the West harden their stances on the crackdown on Xinjiang.

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Protesting Her Own Employer

How an assistant apparel designer at Adidas came to lead daily protests against her employer’s handling of race.

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Coalition Brings Pressure to End Forced Uighur Labor

More than 190 organizations have come together to demand an end to garments made by forced labor in China.

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Adidas Executive Resigns as Turmoil at Company Continues

Karen Parkin oversaw human resources for the sports apparel giant, which has faced criticism from employees who say it fosters a racist and discriminatory workplace.

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Companies That Have Pledged to Address Racism Since the George Floyd Protests

Corporate America has pledged millions to social justice efforts since the killing of George Floyd. But some businesses have gone further, committing to concrete changes in their practices.

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From Cosmetics to NASCAR, Calls for Racial Justice Are Spreading

What started as a renewed push for police reform has now touched seemingly every aspect of American life.

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Adidas Voices Solidarity While Closing Its Stores

The company, which relies on young black consumers, released an anti-racism statement on social media but shut its U.S. outlets because of protests across the country.

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Corporate Voices Get Behind ‘Black Lives Matter’ Cause

Major companies are often wary of conflict, especially in a polarized time. But some are now taking a stand on racial injustice and police violence.

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