Performance Sports Articles by Date

November 2011

  • O Save #2: Los Angeles Kings Hockey Star Drew Doughty’s O Visor Blocks Puck


    Posted over 2 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    It’s a phrase that every hockey player should know: Use protection. And Drew Doughty is already the second NHL star, this year alone, to get the point reinforced…big time. The Los Angeles Kings star was smacked by a shot by James Neal of the Pittsburgh Penguins to the face recently (early November). But of course, the supreme performance and protection technologies employed by Oakley’s unrivaled Hockey Visor saved the day…and his eye.

  • U.S. Olympic Committee and Oakley Announce Team USA® Collection


    Posted over 2 years ago by Oakley, Inc.

    The U.S. Olympic Committee (USOC) and Oakley, Inc. today announced the release of the Team USA® eyewear collection. These special renditions of acclaimed Oakley eyewear let customers share the excitement of the Olympic Games, as well as the innovations that Olympic and Paralympic athletes rely on to perform at their best.

  • Oakley Signs Ryann O'Toole


    Posted over 2 years ago by Elishia Matta

    Meet one of the newest additions to Oakley’s Global Women’s Team: Ryann O’Toole, who starred for the U.S. team in the 2011 Solheim Cup as an LPGA rookie. Ryann will rely on Oakley’s ability to bridge the gap between form and function enabling her to fulfill her potential on and off of the golf course, while simultaneously expressing her own distinctive style.

  • Within Striking Distance: Superstar Golfer Rory McIlroy Fighting For World No. 1 Ranking


    Posted over 2 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    Rory McIlroy is now officially one of Golf’s Global Superstars. But there’s no doubt that he carries a couple of monkeys on his back. One of those definitely being a World No. 1 ranking, of course. There’s but one golfer on the Planet that’s standing between Rory and the distinction of being the absolute best in the sport: Luke Donald.

  • No. 1 Again! Bryan Brothers Seal Seventh ATP Doubles Top Ranking Finish In Nine Years


    Posted over 2 years ago by Andrew De Lara

    They’re still as unstoppable as ever. Oakley’s ATP Star Tennis Duo – Mike and Bob Bryan – sealed their seventh No. 1 Year-End Doubles Ranking for the seventh time in nine years after a first-round victory at the Valencia Open. The match result guaranteed that the vibrant pair could not be overtaken by World No. 2 team Michael Llodra and Nenad Zimonjic. The amazing development comes on the heels of a resounding victory in Vienna last weekend, where the two smashed Max Mirnyi of Belarus and Daniel Nestor 7-6, 6-3 – racking up an 81 percent success rate on first deliveries – with three aces to top it all off.