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Nike Vaporfly: 'Faster' running shoes will be allowed, World Athletics chiefs say

2 monthes ago   |   By Wessexfm

Athletes will be allowed to continue wearing controversial running shoes that can provide significantly better times, World Athletics has said.
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Nike's controversial Vaporfly shoes just avoided a ban. But future running shoes will face new regulations

Nike's controversial Vaporfly shoes just avoided a ban. But future running shoes will face new regulations

2 monthes ago   |   By Business Insider

Nike's controversial Vaporfly shoes, worn by record-breaking marathoners , just avoided a ban ahead of the Tokyo Olympics .
New rules announced Friday permit the shoes already on the market to be worn in competition, but ban prototype shoes in competitions, which includes the Nike Alphaflys worn in the first ever sub-2-hour marathon .
Vaporfly soles give runners more energetic efficiency , but some researchers and runners think the shoes confer an unfair advantage .
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World Athletics puts the brakes on Nike's record-breaking shoes

World Athletics puts the brakes on Nike's record-breaking shoes

2 monthes ago   |   By Reuters

Some variants of Nike's Vaporfly running shoes have been outlawed for elite competition and strict limits on the technology developed for any future shoes introduced after World Athletics announced significant changes to its rules on Friday.
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World Athletics gives seal of approval for controversial Nike Vaporfly shoes

2 monthes ago   |   By The Guardian

• Governing body will set limits on future shoe technology
• World Athletics panels of experts orders new research World Athletics has given its seal of approval for the high-tech Nike Vaporfly shoes that have revolutionised athletics - but has set limits on future technology. In a statement the sport's governing governing admitted for the first time that “there is sufficient evidence to raise concerns that the integrity of the sport might be threatened by the recent developments in shoe technology”.
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New rules outlaw some of Nike's record-breaking shoes

2 monthes ago   |   By Reuters

World Athletics announced significant changes to its rules on Friday that will outlaw some variants of Nike's Vaporfly running shoes and introduce strict limits to the technology developed for any future shoes used in elite competition.
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Nike Vaporflys allowed in Tokyo Olympics - but World Athletics bans Eliud Kipchoge's marathon Alphaflys

2 monthes ago   |   By The Independent

The shoes have garnered controversy as a series of world records in long-distance running have tumbled over the past few years
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Controversial Nike Vaporfly shoes are NOT banned by World Athletics

Controversial Nike Vaporfly shoes are NOT banned by World Athletics

2 monthes ago   |   By Daily Mail

The shoes Eliud Kipchoge used to run a marathon in under two hours will be illegal in the future, World Athletics have announced. Any shoe must have been available for purchase by any athlete.
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