Nike: The Greek Goddess Who Inspired the Most Popular Sports Brand in the World
One of the most popular and recognized sports brands in the world Nike, inclunding the "swoosh" logo, was inspired by Niké, the Greek goddess of victory.
Enormous Roman-era Basilica with Nike, Tyche Statues Unearthed in Israel
An enormous Roman-era basilica containing statues of the Greek goddesses Nike and Tyche, or Isis, was recently unearthed in Israel.
Greeks Demand Sneaker Recall After Nike Misspells Name of Ancient Goddess
Greeks were angered by the apparent misspelling of the Greek goddess Nike on the sneakers by the American multinational of the same name.
Nike Celebrates Greek Goddess Of Victory But Misspells Name
Nike, whose brand name derives from the Greek goddess of the same name, celebrated the goddess by releasing a new pair of sneakers.
Nike Terminates Greek Retailers, Threatening Shops With Bankruptcy
Greek retailers have announced they are taking Nike to the European courts following the company's announcement that it will terminate its existing contracts by 2022. A spokesperson at the Dutch European headquarters of the American multinational corporation confirmed on Wednesday...
Hoop Placed on Top of Mount Olympus to Honor Giannis Antetokounmpo (video)
The American athletic wear company Nike placed a basketball hoop on the top of Mt. Olympus, the highest point in Greece, to honor Giannis Antetokounmpo, who earlier in the week was named MVP of the 2018-19 NBA season. Nike also...
Nike Launches New Air Zoom Spiridon in Honor of Greek Olympian Louis
Borrowing the name of the 1896 Athens Olympic Marathon winner Spyridon Louis, Nike recently launched the new version of the "Air Zoom Spiridon" to enshrine the concept of lifelong dedication to running. The leading sports brand has given the new...
Winged Greek Goddess Finds New Home in Vancouver
A lasting memory of the 2010 Winter Olympics, a four-meter bronze statue of Nike, the Greek winged goddess of victory, is to be erected at the Cordova Viaduct in downtown Vancouver. The bronze Nike statue was donated to Vancouver by...
Greece's Soccer Team Wears Nike Now
The Greek National football (soccer) team will debut a new uniform in a game against Lithuania on June 7, switching to Nike gear, from the company that became famous four decades ago with running shoes and adopted the name...