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Eliud Kipchoge's sub-two shoe would be legal under new rules, says Nike

February 07, 2020 9:30 am

The latest incarnation of the shoe is the Air Zoom Alphafly Next%, with one curved, carbon plate, an insole thickness of 39.5mm, as well added air pockets.

Why outlawing Eliud Kipchoge's Nike shoes helps the sport of running

February 01, 2020 10:46 am

Shoe companies can no longer develop cutting-edge footwear custom-made just for elite international athletes, without first releasing it in the open retail market where anyone can buy it.

Explained: Can a man run 100 metres in 9 seconds? Spikes may have the answer

January 17, 2020 1:37 pm

Two phenomenal achievements in the marathon within a day of each other in October prompted the debate on whether advances in shoe technology are giving top runners an unfair advantage in an otherwise egalitarian sport.

Eliud Kipchoge to defend Olympic marathon title if selected

December 04, 2019 8:12 am

Eliud Kipchoge has won 11 of his 12 official marathons, including the 2016 Rio Olympics, and with the world record and the sub-two-hour mark under his belt, he is a colossus of his sport.

Make self-discipline a part of your lifestyle: Olympic marathon champion Eliud Kipchoge

November 22, 2019 7:15 am

Eliud Kipchoge on why self-discipline is the key to achieving success.

Yannis Pitsiladis: ‘The best marketing of a shoe ever done in sporting history’

October 18, 2019 8:05 pm

The quest to run a marathon inside two hours began five years ago, when Yannis Pitsiladis – a professor of sport science with University of Brighton – launched his own sub-2 project.

Explained: How technology aids running

October 18, 2019 4:57 am

Eliud Kipchoge broke the world record by 78 seconds in Berlin last year, while wearing a version of Nike’s Vaporfly shoe. He also became the first athlete to run a sub two-hour marathon last Saturday at Vienna.

Shoe bites: Technology makes marathon track uneven playing field

October 18, 2019 7:48 am

Kipchoge’s record run vindicates that shoe technology makes marathon track uneven playing field

Kenya's Eliud Kipchoge runs unofficial marathon in under two hours

October 12, 2019 2:36 pm

The Olympic marathon champion and world record holder completed a course around Vienna's Prater Park in one hour 59:40 minutes on a cool, misty and windless autumnal morning.

Eliud Kipchoge to make new sub-two hour marathon attempt

May 06, 2019 1:07 pm

Eliud Kipchoge, an Olympic gold medallist and holder of record of 11 wins from 12 races over the 26.2 mile distance, breaking two hours would appear to be the only thing missing from his CV.