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Nike’s Dominant Marathon Running Shoe Skirts Ban, But Prompts New Footwear Regulations

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Nike’s Vaporfly Next% marathon footwear is set to continue its run of dominance as new regulations set forth by the sport’s official governing body have sidestepped concerns that the line might be banned for providing an unfair advantage in competition. In January, multiple outlets reported World Athletics (formally IAAF) might soon take action to ban the footwear,…

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