The newly renovated Shanghai Stadium Complex saw a traditional ribbon cutting ceremony this morning. Nike Vice President Craig Cheek was accompanied by Shanghai City Vice Mayor Zhao Wen and Li Yuyi, Head of Shanghai City Bureau of Athletics to mark the preparation leading up to the Nike festival of Sports.
Unlike the summer Olympics China hosted in 2008, Festival of Sports welcomes participation from the general public making it unique.
Taking place 18th-21st of August the festival will culminate Nike athletes who took part in the Nike Basketball tours, Nike SB City Jam and the Nike China ‘Use Sport’ campaign and you can expect to see the likes of LeBron James, Amare Stoudemire, Kyrle Irving, Paul Rodriguez, Eric Koston, Shane O’Neill, Omar Salazar and Theotis Beasley.
The four day event will also include Nike soccer, Nike running, Nike women, Nike tennis and don’t forget Nike mixed martial arts!!