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Nike says it ended deal with Neymar amid assault allegations

17 days ago   |   By Chron

Nike has confirmed it ended its sponsorship agreement with Neymar after the Brazilian soccer player refused to collaborate in an investigation into an accusation that he sexually assaulted a female employee from the the company years ago.
Nike didn't give a reason last August when it parted ways with the Paris Saint-Germain forward. But the company said in a statement Thursday that it decided to terminate the contract because Neymar refused to participate “in a good faith investigation of credible allegations of wrongdoing by an employee."
Nike said it could not speak in detail about the...
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Top Stories this AM: Feds probe Ukrainian officials; Nike split with Neymar over sexual assault allegation; California vaccine lotto

17 days ago   |   By Business Insider

Good morning and welcome to your weekday morning roundup of the top stories you need to know. For more daily and weekly briefings, sign up for our newsletters here. What's going on today: The feds are investigating an alleged plot by some Ukrainian officials to help Donald Trump win in 2020. Prosecutors are looking into whether officials in Ukraine sought to use Rudy Giuliani to spread disinformation ahead of the election. They are examining whether the officials passed false corruption claims involving President Joe Biden to Giuliani. Nike parted ways with soccer star Neymar last year...
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