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Nike pulls products in China after designer sparks social media outrage

Nike pulls products in China after designer sparks social media outrage

Nike has stopped selling some products in China after a fashion designer’s support for protests in Hong Kong sparked a social media backlash. The US retail giant said in a statement Thursday that it had decided to remove some of its goods “based on feedback from Chinese consumers.” “We have withdrawn from China a small…MORE

Pikes Peak: Carlin Dunne to remain ‘humble’ in search of fifth title

Pikes Peak: Carlin Dunne to remain ‘humble’ in search of fifth title

It’s a motorbike race like no other. Sometimes there are animals on the road, sometimes lightning at the start line and sometimes hail at the finish. And in between a 12.42-mile public toll-road comprised of 156 turns to negotiate as competitors climb 4,720 feet, from the 9,390 feet start line to the 14,115 feet finish…MORE

G20 approaches; H&M jumps; Nike earnings

G20 approaches; H&M jumps; Nike earnings

1. G20 approaches: US President Donald Trump arrives Thursday in Osaka, Japan — setting the stage for a high stakes weekend of trade talks and diplomacy. Trump’s meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping on the sidelines of the G20 summit is highly anticipated, though it’s unclear if the two leaders will be able to reach…MORE

Korean A-list couple Song Hye-kyo and Song Joong-ki announce their divorce

Korean A-list couple Song Hye-kyo and Song Joong-ki announce their divorce

Korean superstar actors Song Hye-kyo and Song Joong-ki have stunned millions of fans by announcing their divorce. The pair played lovers in the wildly popular romance television series “Descendants of the Sun” in 2016, before starting a real-life relationship. They earned the joint nickname the “Song Song Couple” and were widely seen as Asia’s answer…MORE

This musician and composer just got an asteroid named after him

This musician and composer just got an asteroid named after him

Musician, composer and record producer Brian Eno has a new namesake in a space rock. In a tribute to the man whose name has become synonymous with ambient music, astronomers renamed the asteroid formerly known as 81948 (2000 OM69) to Eno. Just Eno — short for Brian Peter George St John le Baptiste de la…MORE

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