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Could Nike's Vaporfly get banned, after athletes keep breaking records using the shoes?

Breaking News EmailsGet breaking news alerts and special reports. The news and stories that matter, delivered weekday mornings.SUBSCRIBEJan. 29, 2020, 2:12 PM UTCBy Alyssa NewcombWorld Athletics, the international governing body for track and field, is expected to announce by the end of the month whether it plans to ban Nike’s Vaporfly shoes from elite competition amid concern that the shoe’s design gives runners an unfair advantage.The $250 shoes have foam soles and carbon fiber plates in each heel that help propel a runner’s stride. Nike calls it “the fastest shoe we’ve ever made,” and the company certainly has a point.Vaporflys were worn last year by 31 out of 36 of the top finishers at the six biggest marathons in the world. ...
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