nike Come for the boxing, stay for the bonding 🥊
At this women-focused gym in Shanghai, boxers are knocking down stereotypes and helping each other find their inner strength in and out of the ring. By owning their own power, they are challenging society’s expectations, creating a more inclusive boxing culture in their city, and setting the stage for others like them to Play New.
Who would you step into the ring for? Tag them below.
📸 @luoyangggg captured before the lockdowns in 2020.
nike Momtaz Yoga Center in Kabul uses yoga to practice self care. 🧘
Owner and instructor @fakhriamomtaz is dedicated to creating a place for women to work out together in Kabul, something that did not exist for her mother's generation. But it’s about more than just movement, it’s where Afghan women come to deepen friendships, nourish their bodies and Play New in a safe space of their own.
Where do you go for sanctuary? Share below.
📸 @kianahayeri captured in accordance with local health guidelines.
nike Black women are rarely recognized for the hard work they put in. It’s not just magic, they are the real thing.
Join us in celebrating their hard work and help level the playing field. #WePlayReal
nike “One of the greatest things a person can do is inspire others.”
From a quiet winner to a vocal champion, the effects of @naomiosaka ’s transformation can be felt far beyond the tennis court.
Congrats on major title number 4 to the one raising more than her game.
nike At first, they had to convince their families to let them play. 🏀 Now they shoot hoops on a court surrounded by cheering fans.👏
This Afghan basketball squad from Kabul refuses to let any obstacle stand in their way. Check them out as they inspire the next generation of wheelchair ballers around the world.
Share this post with the top 5 ballers in your life.
📸 @eliseblchrd and captured before the lockdowns in 2020.
nike How far would you travel for the game you love?
For the bush footy team from Lajamanu, it’s hundreds of kilometers across some of the hottest deserts on earth in Australia.
Run-ins with the local authorities? ✅
Danger of being stranded in the middle of nowhere? ✅
Worth it for the game you love? 💯
Share the wildest experience you’ve had on the way to a game.
📸 @mattabbottphoto and captured before the lockdowns in 2020.
nike “I remember watching all these athletes repping Nike — each doing the unthinkable — and how inspiring it was. I always felt like there was an opportunity for Nike to embrace an entertainer the same way they had athletes.”
We are excited to welcome @champagnepapi to our family of athletes and bring our NOCTA partnership to life.
Hit the link in bio to see more of Drake's thoughts on the team up.
nike “You more or less have to get out of the way and let women lead”.
After witnessing the pay disparity facing female basketball players earlier this year, @kyrieirving launched the “Kai Empowerment Initiative” which provided financial support for WNBA players who sat out the season for health and/or advocacy reasons.
He talked to his sister @asiairving about his life-long commitment to fight for gender equality.
What’s one cause that’s motivating you right now? Drop a comment 👇