A Quiz on Sports Brand Names Etymologies

What's in a Name?

Did you know that Nike used to be called Blue Ribbon Sports? Having a great brand name and logo can really make or break a company's success —something Blue Ribbon clearly knew when it traded in its name for Nike and replaced the ribbon with the now-iconic swoosh.

Great names aren't usually born overnight though. Take my quiz and test your knowledge of how the biggest brands in sports gear got their names.

1 of 5
Which company is named after the Greek goddess of victory?
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Nike
Adidas
Athleta
Champion
2 of 5
Which company is named after its founder?
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Reebok
Adidas
Asics
Lululemon
3 of 5
Where did Lululemon take its name from?
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The founder's daughter.
Nowhere, it sounded good.
A Marvel comic book hero.
4 of 5
Which sportswear brand is named after an antelope?
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Danskin
Reebok
Asics
Athleta
5 of 5
What company owns this logo?
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North Face
Under Armour
Patagonia
New Balance
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