naomi osaka

Jun 4, 2021

What Naomi Osaka's stand means for the future of athlete press conferences

In a watershed moment, the tennis star has received the backing of sponsors and her peers in the sports world.

Jun 2, 2021

How four brands are supporting Naomi Osaka as she takes a break from tennis

Mental health organisations are also standing behind Osaka's decision

Jun 3, 2019

Nike and Shiseido offer very different depictions of Naomi Osaka

In one spot, the tennis star takes on the media without saying anything; in another, she simply reads a script.

Jan 30, 2019

Naomi Osaka’s value for Nissin

The Haitian-Japanese tennis star remains a significant asset for the noodle brand despite its ‘whitewashing’ blunder, but it can do more to augment its sponsorship.

Jan 24, 2019

Nissin pulls Naomi Osaka campaign after ‘whitening’ outcry

Company denies deliberate action, and vows to be more attuned to diversity issues.