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Small print lets down Nike Ronaldo poster

Here’s a striking poster from Nike and agency Wieden+Kennedy Amsterdam to herald Christiano Ronaldo’s arrival at the serial Serie A winners. But print is an unforgiving medium, if you read closely. Ronaldo the only player to score in “three league ...

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Nike tries to monster rivals with ‘the phantom’ for Phantom

Nike is launching a new version of its Phantom football boots so agency Wieden+Kennedy has invented the phantom, a mysterious footballer who grows legs and other attributes as the occasion demands. He starts off as Philippe Coutinho before morphing into ...

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Nike goes back to 1996 to celebrate France World Cup win

If it was a good idea then it probably is now and Nike has revived its famous Eric Cantona poster from 1996 for the Euro Championships in England (the one where Gareth Southgate missed that penalty against Germany) to celebrate ...

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Nike fast forwards to 2033 – with China for the World Cup

Nike and Adidas are duelling to ‘own’ soccer (Adidas is an official World Cup sponsor, not that it bothers Nike) and now Nike is taking us to the 2033 draw for the 2034 World Cup with China as the team ...

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Nike comes back for second helping in World Cup wake

There seem to be two main narratives in the UK at the moment: football almost “coming home” (the World Cup went to France of course and, anyway, it’s the Jules Rimet trophy and England didn’t even enter until 1950 – ...

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W+K sets out to capture the essence of London for Nike

Has it been a while since we had a Wieden+Kennedy London epic for Nike? Can’t recall one apart from ‘Write the Future’ with Wayne Rooney in 2010. Here’s one though, ‘Nothing beats a Londoner.’ 2010 was a Word Cup year ...

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Nike hopes the fates smile on record-breaking Mo Farah

Mo Farah seems to be carrying the flag for the British in his own in the underwhelming (and wet) IAAF London World Championships as he sets out on Saturday to add the 5000 metres gold to his 10000 success. This ...

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New Aussie Nike campaign recharges ‘Just Do It’

Nike seems to be returning to basics – ‘Just Do It’ – and not before time. Some of its more recent US efforts seemed more akin to a tech company. Here’s its new campaign in Australia, from Wieden+Kennedy HQ. It ...

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Wieden+Kennedy unveils Roger’s special effect on Nike

It’s Wimbledon now with the US Open to follow so Nike is putting on its tennis shoes with Roger Federer. As is the rest of the world, it hopes. Simple, obvious even but Wieden+Kennedy does it with panache. That’s how ...

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