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In Rio the Competitive Flame Burns Beyond the Games

Nike President & CEO, Nike, Inc. Mark Parker, Trevor Edwards, President, Nike Brand, and sporting icons, like American Carl Lewis, visit Encantado Olympic Village — just one of the community and sports centers revitalized by Nike's five-year partnership with the City of Rio.

The History of Nike Prints and Patterns

Since the founding of its first in-house Art Department in 1983, Nike has combined the psychology of color with performance design in the form of prints and patterns on apparel.

Bill Bowerman: Nike’s Original Innovator

Nike co-founder Bill Bowerman's quest to create footwear to improve athlete performance is a driving force for Nike's ever-evolving approach to product innovation.