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Sneakerheads rejoice - Adidas Originals’ much-loved Stan Smith trainers have been reissued, says Rebecca Gonsalves

trainers - how to crack the code

Trainers change faster than you can say `Nike Air Max'. So what should your feet be wearing? By Fiona Sturges

Man Utd soars on bid story

Manchester United extended its outstanding recent stock market form yesterday as renewed bid speculation sent the share price soaring by around 10 per cent for the second straight session, writes Patrick Tooher.

Rubber soles run wild

The trainer has risen in status and price since its days in the gym. Where does it go from here?

Hunt for teenager `armed with guns'

Police were last night hunting a 14-year-old boy who is believed to be on the run armed with several handguns and rifles.

The boot that bites

the material world

Angry words that ignited the tinder-box

Anatomy of a disturbance: How a 200-strong protest rally turned into a night of looting and ugly confrontation

Olympus sale costs Sears pounds 35m

NIGEL COPE

pounds 100m stake for Louis-Dreyfus

JOHN SHEPHERD

Platt chews over a conflict of burgers

England yesterday announced a sponsorship deal which could leave their captain choking over his supper, writes Glenn Moore.

the hype war at your feet

IN THE RACE FOR YOUR MONEY, THE ADIDAS RETRO TRAINER HAS BEEN THIS SUMMER'S FRONT RUNNER. BUT NOW NIKE ARE COMING UP ON THE INSIDE - WITH AN `EXTREME' WALKING BOOT. WHAT'S ALL THE FUSS ABOUT?

THIS WEEKEND / Basketball PICK OF THE DAY; adidas streetball Challenge 1995 Battersea Park

Streetball is a simplified version of basketball with its own language, fashion and code. The adidas Streetball Challenge started its British tour in Glasgow at the end of June and has passed through Dublin, Manchester and Coventry on the way to its final leg in London.

Nobody can give him limbs. But what about more cash?

As the Thalidomide Action Group campaigns for more compensation, Esther Oxford meets its founder, a man with money on his mind

PUTTING THE BODY BACK ON ITS FEET AGAIN

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Louis-Dreyfus accuses Saatchi brothers of greed

ROBERT Louis-Dreyfus, the French businessman who quit his job as chief executive of Saatchi & Saatchi in early 1993, has accused the Saatchi brothers of acting greedily over an investment he and they made in Adidas, the sportswear company of which he is now chief executive.

Saatchis face probe

Questions were raised last night over Charles Saatchi's future as the advertising agency he helped to found 25 years ago mounted a legal claim against him and his brother, Maurice, over a reputed $40m (£26m) profit they made from an investment in Adidas.
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