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Asics ( アシックス Ashikkusu ) [a] is a Japanese multinational corporation which produces footwear and sports equipment designed for a wide range of sports, generally in the upper price range. The name is an acronym for the Latin phrase anima sana in corpore sano [2] , which translates as "Healthy soul in a healthy body". In recent years their running shoes have often been ranked among the top performance footwear in the market. [3] [4] Contents 1 History 2 Name 3 Relationship with Nike 4 Sponsorship 5 Gallery 6 See also 7 Notes 8 References 9 External links History [ edit ] Inside of the ASICS store on Newbury Street, in the Back Bay section of Boston ASICS in Vaughan Mills
An ASICS shop on Albion Street, Leeds ASICS Ltd. began as Onitsuka Co., Ltd on September 1, 1949. [5] Its founder, Kihachiro Onitsuka, began manufacturing basketball shoes in his home town of Kobe , Hyogo Prefecture , Japan .

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