Roger Federer

NEW YORK: Swiss running shoe company On Holding, which boasts tennis icon Roger Federer as a stakeholder, debuted on the New York Stock Exchange on Wednesday, selling 31.1 million shares in its initial public offering and raising $746.4 million on Day 1 of its listing.    

On Holding's share price jumped by almost 46% in their NYSE debut, valuing the Swiss shoemaker at around $11 billion by the end of the day, BBC reports.

Apr 06, 2021 14:04
BASEL, Switzerland: Tennis icon Roger Federer has enetered into a long-term cooperation agreement with Switzerland Tourism as its official brand ambassador to promote his native country globally. Further to the partnership, the compensation for his appearances as new ambassador for ST will go to the Roger Federer Foundation, supporting disadvantaged children in Switzerland.
Dec 02, 2020 19:12
MUMBAI: Tennis superstar Roger Federer, who earlier this year regained possession of the iconic RF logo from Nike, Tuesday announced on his Twitter handle: “The RF hat is back!”
Oct 12, 2020 11:10
PARIS: Rafael Nadal etched a new personal French Open milestone Sunday while racing past world No.1 Novak Djokovic 6-0, 6-2, 7-5 to claim a record 13th Roland-Garros title, with a breathtaking performance in Paris. With a lifetime record of 100-2 in Paris, Nadal becomes the first player to achieve triple digit match victories at Roland-Garros. 
Nov 26, 2019 20:11
MUMBAI: Global sporting icon Roger Federer has been announced as a new shareholder in On Running, a fast growing running shoe brand from his home country that has had no connections to tennis till now.
Sep 14, 2019 13:09
MADRID: Real Madrid president Florentino Perez is hoping to leverage the popularity of avid team supporter and global tennis icon Rafael Nadal to host a record-breaking tennis match between him and celebrated rival Roger Federer at the Santiago Bernabeu. 
May 25, 2019 00:05
LONDON: After just two years, the Laver Cup, which is primarily owned by tennis royal Roger Federer and his agency TEAM8 (in which his long time agent Tony Godsick, is president and CEO), has been declared an official part of the annual ATP Tour calendar.   The Laver Cup is an annual men's team event in which Europe takes on the rest of the world and launched by Federer and TEAM8 in 2017.
Jan 11, 2019 13:01
MELBOURNE: Italy’s No.1 pasta brand, Barilla, will return to the Australian Open 2019 after a successful debut at the tournament last year. Barilla’s ‘Masters of Pasta’ custom-built restaurant will be situated in the Vineyard precinct of Grand Slam Oval, showcasing delicious and creative ways for fans to enjoy Barilla pasta and sauces.
Dec 06, 2018 14:12
GENEVA: Switzerland-based global financial institution Credit Suisse has been named the global sponsor of the Ryder Cup of tennis, Laver Cup till 2023.
Jul 02, 2018 19:07
LONDON: Swiss tennis legend Roger Federer chose the stage of his greatest triumphs to officially end his long-running and high-profile partnership with Nike, taking to Wimbledon Centre Court Monday for his opening round match wearing a Uniqlo shirt, headband and shorts.
Jul 02, 2018 14:07
LONDON: Defending champion and 8-time winner, Roger Federer was felicitated by Wimbledon organizers with 1,888 limited edition towels. The towels have been embroidered with Federer's name and his eight trophies with each year of victory.