Champion is an American manufacturer of clothing, specializing in sportswear. The brand is a subsidiary of Hanesbrands, which was spun off by the Sara Lee Corporation in 2006. The company was originally based in Rochester, New York, prior to its acquisition by Sara Lee in 1989.
,Products manufactured and commercialised by Champion include casual wear clothing, footwear, and accessories.
,"Champion" is HanesBrands' second-largest brand with the namesake Hanes brand in first place. Other brands owned by HanesBrands Inc. are Playtex, Bali, Just My Size, Barely There, Wonderbra, L'eggs, C9 by Champion, Duofold, Beefy-T, Outer Banks, Sol y Oro, Rinbros, Zorba and Ritmo.