Athletics body to tighten rules after Nike’s Vaporfly helps records tumble: sources

FILE PHOTO: Athletics - World Athletics Championships - Doha 2019 - Women's Marathon - Doha, Qatar - September 28, 2019 General view of Nike Vaporfly shoes during the race REUTERS/Ibraheem Al Omari

LONDON (Reuters) – Athletics’ ruling body will tighten regulations governing shoe technology, two sources familiar with the matter said, after Nike’s popular Vaporfly brand helped re-write running records and sparked debate about whether it was “technological doping.” World Athletics expects to announce the findings of a review into technology used in road and track shoes […]

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