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Liverpool fans show their support during the Premier League Asia Trophy in July (Victor Fraile/Getty Images)
Article
20 Sep 2017

With New Balance beating 'parasite brands' in a Chinese court and Liverpool FC launching a cut-price kit to beat the counterfeiters, major brands are clearly taking the theft of intellectual property seriously. Mark Dreyer finds out more.

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Ironman competitors prepare for 2.4 miles of swimming, 112 miles of cycling, plus a marathon run (Alex Caparros/Getty Images for Ironman)
Article
4 Jul 2017

After a 2.4-mile swim, 112 miles of cycling and a marathon run, competitors can't wait to engage even further with Ironman, whether by social media posts, buying merchandise or having the event's logo tattooed on their skin. Dominic Bliss finds out more.

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