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Eliud Kipchoge’s record-breaking Nike shoes will be banned

Times have turned around in long-distance racing in recent years and critics say some top trainers are artificially boosting performance. A World Athletics review panel studied the technology in a top trainer line and adopted Nike’s controversial Vaporfly line, but placed an ‘indefinite moratorium’ on any shoes with soles thicker than 40 mm or with […]

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Eliud Kipchoge’s record-breaking Nike shoes in the spotlight

Times have plummeted in long-distance road races and critics suggest some top trainers are artificially boosting performance. Such is the concern that World Athletics – the sport’s governing body – has assembled a panel of experts to examine the legality in professional competition of a range of modern footwear. Eliud Kipchoge wore a Vaporfly prototype […]