Daily Archives: December 9, 2009

John Gapper

My FT column this week is on Richard Branson and space commercialisation.

John Gapper

Tiger Woods’ personal crisis shows little signs of receding – fresh revelations about his “transgressions” keep on being published and his mother-in-law was briefly taken to hospital on Tuesday. So it is not surprising that there are hints of his sponsors’ support wavering.

Although companies that have affiliated themselves with the golfer’s name – including Nike, EA Sports, Gillette and NetJets – insist they still have faith in him, PepsiCo has dropped a Gatorade drink named after him. Read more