adidas NEWS STREAM > SOUTH AFRICA > athletes & ambassadors > ALL f9f1ccfc-cd9c-45eb-83b0-f09215e33498/ADIDAS ATHLETICS INTRODUCES THE Z.N.E. HOODIE PRIMEKNIT, MADE FOR ATHLETES ON THE MOVE ADIDAS ATHLETICS INTRODUCES THE Z.N.E. HOODIE PRIMEKNIT, MADE FOR ATHLETES ON THE MOVE The Z.N.E. Hoodie Primeknit is designed for athletes on the move. – It’s comfortable, lightweight, breathable and constructed using wrinkle-free fabrics. – The campaign is fronted globally by... ]]> 2018-05-04 12:28:00 PM 9f898350-b5fc-4d70-90d1-09e63f2dd0a1/ADIDAS RUNNING AND MARC TER STEGEN UNVEIL THE LIMITED EDITION ULTRABOOST PARLEY ADIDAS RUNNING AND MARC TER STEGEN UNVEIL THE LIMITED EDITION ULTRABOOST PARLEY FC Barcelona goalkeeper and German national team player Marc ter Stegen joins the movement to help raise awareness to fight marine plastic pollution High performance with a higher purpose, every... ]]> 2018-04-12 03:17:00 PM 6e9619c8-ab95-4e50-8959-ea63c2b2d48d/CREATED FOR ATHLETES WHO TAKE THEIR SPORT TO A LEVEL BEYOND, ADIDAS RELEASES THE NEXT GENERATION OF THE ALPHABOUNCE CREATED FOR ATHLETES WHO TAKE THEIR SPORT TO A LEVEL BEYOND, ADIDAS RELEASES THE NEXT GENERATION OF THE ALPHABOUNCE Created for Athletes who Take Their Sport To A Level Beyond adidas Running challenges athletes to use running to gain an edge in their sport with the second chapter of the ‘Run The Game’ campaign... ]]> 2018-03-28 01:20:00 PM 19b94f76-0efd-4d45-a69a-24cdeecbd179/ADIDAS RUNNING SET FAST FREE BY MAKING BOOST LIGHT AVAILABLE FOR CONSUMERS FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER WITH THE ADIDAS ADIZERO SUB2 ADIDAS RUNNING SET FAST FREE BY MAKING BOOST LIGHT AVAILABLE FOR CONSUMERS FOR THE FIRST TIME EVER WITH THE ADIDAS ADIZERO SUB2 adidas athlete Wilson Kipsang will race the Tokyo Marathon for the second time wearing the elite race-day adidas adizero Sub2 silhouette The adidas adizero Sub2 is the lightest and fastest running... ]]> 2018-02-23 10:51:00 AM af540e64-1d26-4ef5-a0d2-4257c01db677/adidas by Stella McCartney previews Fall/Winter 2017 collection in Tokyo adidas by Stella McCartney previews Fall/Winter 2017 collection in Tokyo adidas by Stella McCartney previews Fall/Winter 2017 collection at the first Stella’s World presentation in Tokyo - An exclusive debut of the season’s key looks showcased via virtual reality - -... ]]> 2017-07-12 03:13:00 PM 1a7054f4-4b11-4b49-b1c8-3beb8d1f7190/adidas by Stella McCartney debuts its Spring/Summer 2017 collection adidas by Stella McCartney debuts its Spring/Summer 2017 collection adidas by Stella McCartney presents Spring/Summer 2017: celebrating the adaptability and drive of the modern female athlete - Karlie Kloss, Octavious Freeman and Chelsey Korus come together to... ]]> 2017-01-18 10:37:00 AM d5528e6a-829f-488b-9729-bdba26c6dbb0/PAUL POGBA WAS BORN TO CREATE PAUL POGBA WAS BORN TO CREATE New adidas campaign highlights Manchester United star’s journey back to Old Trafford SOUTH AFRICA – October 17, 2016 – adidas today reveals its latest global brand campaign starring Manchester... ]]> 2016-10-17 09:12:00 AM dd13cb3b-208d-4c0a-9e35-67be64712680/adidas Football Launches the Stellar Boot Pack adidas Football Launches the Stellar Boot Pack Cape Town, 30 September 2016 – adidas Football has unveiled the Stellar Boot Pack, the continuation of a journey which started with the release of Mercury Pack, followed by the Speed of Light... ]]> 2016-09-30 09:18:00 AM 14a8b807-795b-43a7-8626-daffeb3ee60c/adidas and Kanye West Make History with Transformative New Partnership adidas + KANYE WEST adidas and Kanye West Make History with Transformative New Partnership adidas + KANYE WEST The Most Significant Partnership Ever Created Between an Athletic Brand and a Non-Athlete Los Angeles, June 29, 2016 - Today, adidas announced the cementing of its long-term relationship with... ]]> 2016-06-29 11:44:00 AM d231e23f-d00d-4fb1-9a33-a00f017121bf/adidas Signs Five Top Picks in 2016 NBA Draft adidas Signs Five Top Picks in 2016 NBA Draft The NBA's most sought-after draft prospects Brandon Ingram, Jaylen Brown, Jamal Murray, Dragan Bender and Kris Dunn chose to join adidas Basketball and create the future of the game. "For my... ]]> 2016-06-22 08:33:00 AM 0f35bbf9-d12e-4ba6-844a-d093f74f5868/adidas and James Harden Launch 'Creators Never Follow' adidas and James Harden Launch 'Creators Never Follow' adidas introduces, 'Creators Never Follow,' a new film starring Houston Rockets superstar James Harden that builds on this year's series of sport focused content starring its brand icons. Driven by th ]]> 2015-12-02 02:01:00 PM 2ebd3e53-5d34-4d1f-9b87-0f4e3794c697/adidas Teams Up with Influencers to Show the World, This Is Energy Running adidas Teams Up with Influencers to Show the World, This Is Energy Running Cape Town, September, 2015 – adidas launched a global campaign this week introducing a cast of influencers from Rio de Janeiro, New York City, London, Moscow and Tokyo inviting runners to join the... ]]> 2015-09-03 02:59:00 PM 3eae20c6-3ce7-43de-af30-c6f8b0237ca3/adidas SA Football Ambassadors Receive Boots #BEthedifference adidas SA Football Ambassadors Receive Boots #BEthedifference adidas SA Football Ambassadors Receive Boots #BEthedifference ]]> 2015-06-18 03:41:00 PM ce624fe0-315e-4a9f-a2bd-7457ed98b38d/Arjen Robben Arjen Robben Arjen Robben, 30, is an attacking winger who plays for The Netherlands and Bayern Munich. The winger has starred for leading European clubs including Chelsea and Real Madrid.Arjen Robben:"You have to ]]> 2014-06-19 02:09:00 PM 6e59fd59-bbb4-44d3-b401-89daec7b5dad/Luis Suarez Luis Suarez Luis Suarez is a 27 year old striker that plays for Uruguay and Liverpool. Suarez has been a prolific scorer for both club and country, winning the Barclays Premier League golden boot in 2013/14.Luis ]]> 2014-06-19 01:42:00 PM 067c263f-2199-474a-9bfb-0b6580f45b5e/Edin Dzeko Edin Dzeko Edin Dzeko is a Bosnian striker who plays for Manchester City alongside the Bosnian national side. He has had a prolific international career, being named Bosnian player of the year three years in a r ]]> 2014-06-17 07:16:00 PM 2f1b6a51-61aa-47d1-91cc-1fa6e93c791d/Karim Benzema Karim Benzema Karim Benzema is a 26 year old striker who plays for Real Madrid and France. Who has found success across Europe with Lyon and Real Madrid. ]]> 2014-06-12 08:27:00 PM 0901cd87-8293-4441-8899-766960f643df/Diego Costa Diego Costa Diego Costa is a 25 year old striker that plays for Atletico Madrid and the Spanish national team. Having started his career in Brazil, Costa was granted Spanish citizenship in 2013. He has since pla ]]> 2014-06-12 08:20:00 PM aa319cef-1461-4a58-b5e3-6ae9a00a9018/Daniele De Rossi Daniele De Rossi Daniele De Rossi is an Italian midfielder who plays for Roma and the Italian national team. The 30 year old has been a stalwart of the Italian national team since making a debut in 2004. De Rossi is k ]]> 2014-06-12 07:55:00 PM f25842f2-e975-42b3-8ea7-fbcafb112f15/Javi Martínez Javi Martínez Javi Martínez is a Spanish midfielder who plays for Bayern Munich and the Spanish national team. The 25 year old debuted in 2010 for Spain at senior level. ]]> 2014-06-12 07:14:00 PM 7560c39d-53ed-4130-b1ea-e7f3f9e9506e/Leo Messi Leo Messi Lionel Messi is forward for Barcelona and the Argentinian national team. The 26 year old has been widely considered as the best player in the world, having become the first player in history to win th ]]> 2014-06-12 07:11:00 PM 73ab5cca-a8fa-4ae9-94c4-b02ec432cfcf/Oscar Oscar Oscar dos Santos Emboaba Júnior, known as 'Oscar', is a Brazilian attacking midfielder. Just 22 years old, Oscar has already established himself as a star, having become a key player for Chelsea. ]]> 2014-06-12 06:49:00 PM df6e4d66-8312-4c8b-abc2-dbab5375b195/Steven Gerrard Steven Gerrard Steven Gerrard is the captain of both Liverpool and the England National team. The 33 year old, who has often been described as one of the greatest English midfielders in history, debuted in a May 200 ]]> 2014-06-12 06:24:00 PM ca58f55e-9869-4f20-ac9b-f3859fe89d32/Mesut Özil Mesut Özil Mesut Ozil is an attacking midfielder who plays his football for Arsenal as well as the German National team. Most known for his eye for an assist, German Ozil was nominated for player of the tournam ]]> 2014-06-12 06:15:00 PM 822cf39d-8343-492d-9e87-f60061c27683/Marcelo Marcelo Marcelo Vieira da Silva Júnior, commonly known as 'Marcelo', is a Brazilian left back who plays for Real Madrid. Marcelo,26, who has often been compared to compatriot Roberto Carlos, debuted with Braz ]]> 2014-06-12 04:56:00 PM 684093f9-f0ce-4da2-9d23-fa6c1949211d/Harrison Barnes Harrison Barnes 2013 NBA All-Rookie Team ]]> 2014-03-26 03:04:00 PM 67872b6a-2089-49d9-aee4-8bffb78c96fe/Derrick Rose Derrick Rose 2011 NBA MVP ]]> 2014-03-23 03:31:00 PM 68613485-b744-441f-8aff-696bc758fd19/Damian Lillard Damian Lillard 2013 NBA Rookie of the Year ]]> 2014-03-22 03:32:00 PM ed57fe27-a2de-46dc-b89e-6527a2dec059/Ricky Rubio Ricky Rubio 2012 NBA All-Rookie Team ]]> 2014-03-21 03:32:00 PM 273c1723-90ba-4e16-b1a6-b7aa9cd9cfda/Lionel Messi Lionel Messi Arguably the world's best footballer, Messi has won the top individual award in football, the FIFA Ballon d'Or, a record four times. His meteoric rise has seen records tumble, including Gerd Muller's ]]> 2014-03-16 03:34:00 PM cada9198-555c-4497-9a3a-36df9b75b2e6/Mesut Özil Mesut Özil Özil established himself as one of the world's best playmakers during spells at both Werder Bremen and Real Madrid before making the club record move to Arsenal in a £42.5m deal. Having won domestic h ]]> 2014-01-17 03:05:00 PM 721922a9-1175-4470-967a-cb8c814ed9d1/Steven Gerrard Steven Gerrard Once described by Zinedine Zidane as the best player in the world, Gerrard leads by example as captain of both club and country. In 2013 Liverpool fans voted the midfielder as their best ever player a ]]> 2014-01-17 03:04:00 PM 5026ef56-6623-4e79-a1d4-ec409fc9f226/Haile Gebrselassie Haile Gebrselassie Ethiopia / April 18 1973 ]]> 2014-01-17 03:03:00 PM 5dfab8bb-9963-46e0-a79d-32fd0d21b66e/Yohan Blake Yohan Blake Jamaica / December 26, 1989 ]]> 2014-01-17 03:03:00 PM 1ec6bbec-7cc6-4bde-8782-6fca16f4cb09/Caroline Wozniacki Caroline Wozniacki Held world number one ranking in 2012 for 67 weeks. Regarded by other players on the tour as a smart tactician on the court. ]]> 2014-01-17 03:02:00 PM 896944b2-a4bf-4144-b546-d2eb703bff04/Novak Djokovic Novak Djokovic Widely considered one of the greatest tennis players of all time. The Serb is a hard-court master with a stinging backhand and superior court coverage. ]]> 2014-01-17 03:02:00 PM d263dbee-c00a-4a95-af1f-6a5baa793cb9/Rita Ora Rita Ora Known for her energy and original spirit, adidas Originals is proud to announce that its FW14 collection will feature collaborations with Rita Ora – a match brought about by the brand's admiration fo ]]> 2014-01-15 01:31:00 PM a5cf4d36-55a7-4cde-9084-22c80b8a779b/Tebogo Ribane Tebogo Ribane The final adidas Originals Unite Joburg character interview is from performance artist, Tebogo Ribane. She gives some insights on the importance of art, originality and passing the torch to the next g ]]> 2013-12-13 01:05:00 PM 8e576452-93f2-4f70-a2c4-65cdb0e4787b/Unite Joburg Character Profile: Andile Mbete Unite Joburg Character Profile: Andile Mbete Andile Mbete is the second of the three adidas Originals Unite Joburg characters to be profiled. As one of the local taste-makers chosen to document for the short film; Andile talks about the city, or ]]> 2013-12-12 12:48:00 PM 4baa6f74-9d98-4554-a886-31e3b6f2bfbc/Negiste Johnson Negiste Johnson Throughout the adidas Originals Unite Joburg campaign, the brand has released videos that follow the journey of three originals from the city. Since these characters have been involved in the campaign ]]> 2013-12-09 01:22:00 PM 7b35f505-b975-4b29-8e38-962be454432f/Ana Ivanovic Ana Ivanovic French Open winner in 2008 and the number two player in Serbia. Known for her aggressive playing style and powerful forehand. ]]> 2013-11-25 09:58:00 PM a9275018-3725-4d6c-8abb-bfc7fa4aae78/Angelique Kerber Angelique Kerber Current German number one with an aggressive, counter-punching playing style. ]]> 2013-11-25 09:31:00 PM bce887d0-4783-4c79-90a0-eb80db27e633/Fabio Fognini Fabio Fognini Current Italian number one. A clay-court favourite with a beguilingly effortless style of play. ]]> 2013-11-25 09:18:00 PM 36f4cea2-aa6e-49ac-857e-02827602345a/Jo-Wilfried Tsonga Jo-Wilfried Tsonga Well known on the tour for his exuberance and energy on the court. A home favourite in France who celebrates wins with a trademark dance. ]]> 2013-11-25 09:05:00 PM 7eab7427-9867-4424-9328-1d312926991a/Maria Kirilenko Maria Kirilenko The Russian number two womens player has an aggressive playing style, switching quickly between offense and defense. She is engaged to Alexander Ovechkin, a Russian ice hockey player. ]]> 2013-11-25 08:38:00 PM 0d7a896a-2b93-4a58-936d-2c9555c8e509/Nicolene Mostert Nicolene Mostert As a full-time mom, part-time model and sports therapist, there are few things more satisfying to me than seeing others benefit from the joy of being active the same way that I do. ]]> 2013-11-25 08:30:00 PM 242cb4be-93e7-453f-b6ef-d19878c7e929/Derek Van Dam Derek Van Dam When my life as "the weather guy" gets a little hectic sometimes, I find solace in the fact that I can escape and go for a run anywhere in the beautiful city of Cape Town. ]]> 2013-11-25 08:30:00 PM 3cd31848-cd3b-45e9-acae-bb65b415b44c/Letshego Moshoeu Letshego Moshoeu As a registered Biokineticist and personal trainer, I understand the importance and benefits of being active. If there is an adventure out there, then sign me up. ]]> 2013-11-25 08:30:00 PM 83a38bbf-81fb-4cd6-b4e8-7d37052e1cfa/Gugu Zulu Gugu Zulu I am a multiple award winning Racing Driver who has a passion for extreme sports. I love training and participating in endurance events such as Marathons, ]]> 2013-11-25 08:30:00 PM b1930263-197a-4fed-85d9-dbf514cdb61a/Janez Vermeiren Janez Vermeiren I am a Business Owner, TV host and Model who loves and lives for travelling the world. Fitness is a massive part of my life and I love touring Cities of the world by foot in my running shoes. ]]> 2013-11-25 08:30:00 PM 3260218d-fca3-4464-9e54-65ada21cdbcc/Stan Smith Stan Smith Stan Smith was the leading figure in 1970s tennis winning Grand Slams in both singles and doubles tours. Smith played so hard and burned up so many courts we decided to name a pair of trainers after h ]]> 2013-11-25 08:25:00 PM d08b87fe-166b-4ed1-a30a-4b096c5420d8/Steffi Graf Steffi Graf During her career, Graf won 22 Grand Slam singles titles, the highest of any athlete, male or female, during the Open Era. In 1988, she became the only player to win all four Grand Slams in a year and ]]> 2013-11-25 08:10:00 PM 6f139a06-3c0e-4f64-8e1b-b07fddcb92bc/Patrick Makau Patrick Makau Kenya / March 2, 1985 ]]> 2013-11-12 12:59:00 AM 6f8912c2-13d9-473a-acc2-4a5711a4502a/Jessica Ennis-Hill Jessica Ennis-Hill Great Britain / January 28, 1986 ]]> 2013-11-12 12:59:00 AM b3e648d1-5d5f-4bc5-9958-fddeabc66c16/Wilson Kipsang Wilson Kipsang Kenya / March 15, 1982 ]]> 2013-11-12 12:59:00 AM de1bcad8-41ce-4a94-8120-fd1a387cc86e/Sally Pearson Sally Pearson Australia / September 19, 1986 ]]> 2013-11-12 12:59:00 AM c29f2ca4-c776-408a-a6d7-434f9088d324/Jennifer Suhr Jennifer Suhr United States / February 5, 1982 ]]> 2013-11-12 12:26:00 AM 144c3393-1b4d-4d7f-a77b-c26dfd4fddaa/Dennis Kimetto Dennis Kimetto Kenya / January 22, 1984 ]]> 2013-11-12 12:19:00 AM 68d925c6-711a-449f-a12d-77c54535252c/Geoffrey Mutai Geoffrey Mutai Kenya / October 7, 1981 ]]> 2013-11-12 12:19:00 AM 64f464f5-1949-44e6-af06-9f1e85e48d07/David Rudisha David Rudisha Kenya / December 17, 1988 ]]> 2013-11-11 11:55:00 PM 3892c480-7cb2-45c8-9a62-666ac06eb23a/Sam Cane Sam Cane Sam Cane (born 13 January 1992) is a New Zealand rugby union footballer. His regular playing position is as a loose forward. ]]> 2013-11-11 10:57:00 PM 703a9a63-6bc8-4d7f-ad63-17188bdc0ee4/Robin van Persie Robin van Persie Many superlatives have been afforded to the Dutchman but quite simply he is one of the deadliest strikers in the world at the moment. Having spent the majority of his career with Arsenal, where he won ]]> 2013-11-08 08:22:00 PM 56c74ab5-7314-44f9-bc26-31c2f55c597f/Philipp Lahm Philipp Lahm Many describe Lahm as the best full-back in the business, his current manager Pep Guardiola said that 'he is perhaps the most intelligent player I have ever trained in my career. He is at another leve ]]> 2013-11-08 07:07:00 PM 11a4682a-69a7-43e9-a3dc-aa4856efeb4a/Oscar dos Santos Oscar dos Santos The young attacking midfielder joined Chelsea from Sao Paulo in 2010 and has since gone on to become a fan favourite in West London. His performances in the English Premier League saw Oscar called up ]]> 2013-11-08 05:46:00 PM af38bd2b-77fc-42bc-b6a1-6c80b9897768/Karim Benzema Karim Benzema Having made the breakthrough at Lyon, Benzema made his €35m move to Real Madrid in 2009. He has since gone on to establish himself as the main striker at Los Blancos with whom he lifted the La Liga ti ]]> 2013-11-08 05:08:00 PM f058935d-a317-43e4-b2df-b7eb1f449cf5/Frank Lampard Frank Lampard A cultured and majestic midfielder, Lampard is as comfortable making the deftest of passes as he is striking a long-range screamer. He has enjoyed an illustrious career with Chelsea where he has won a ]]> 2013-11-08 04:44:00 PM