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  •   Home > News > Sports >  Subscribe to NZCity's Athletics articles  Athletics
    Eliud Kipchoge's sub-two-hour marathon record sparks debate over runner's shoes
     19 October 2019
    Eliud Kipchoge's stunning feat in breaking the two-hour marathon mark was the sixth time this year that runners wearing versions of a new Nike shoe have set some of the fastest times in history. Other athletes are complaining that the shoes offer "a clear
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    2008 Olympic champion Jan Frodeno has claimed the ironman world championship in a new record in Hawaii
    13 Oct: 2008 Olympic champion Jan Frodeno has claimed the ironman world championship in a new record in Hawaii... more
    Simone Biles has claimed a record-equalling 23rd medal at the gymnastics world championships, leading an American one-two finish in the vault final in Stuttgart
    13 Oct: Simone Biles has claimed a record-equalling 23rd medal at the gymnastics world championships, leading an American one-two finish in the vault final in Stuttgart... more
    Two kiwi pros will be on the start line for Sunday's Ironman World Champs in Kona-Hawaii, in what many are describing as the strongest field in years
    9 Oct: Two kiwi pros will be on the start line for Sunday's Ironman World Champs in Kona-Hawaii, in what many are describing as the strongest field in years... more
    Terenzo Bozzone has withdrawn from the Ironman world championships in Hawaii with an achilles injury
    9 Oct: Terenzo Bozzone has withdrawn from the Ironman world championships in Hawaii with an achilles injury... more
    A first medal for New Zealand at this year's athletics world championships in Doha
    6 Oct: A first medal for New Zealand at this year's athletics world championships in Doha... more
    Tom Walsh has slipped from first to third in an extraordinary last round of the world championship shot put final in Doha
    6 Oct: Tom Walsh has slipped from first to third in an extraordinary last round of the world championship shot put final in Doha... more
    Tom Walsh expects the nerves to creep in as he embarks on a second consecutive world title
    5 Oct: Tom Walsh expects the nerves to creep in as he embarks on a second consecutive world title... more
    Jacko Gill has put two injury-plagued years behind him to reach his first world championship shot put final
    4 Oct: Jacko Gill has put two injury-plagued years behind him to reach his first world championship shot put final... more
    Banned running coach Alberto Salazar's links with cycling cheat Lance Armstrong have been revealed
    3 Oct: Banned running coach Alberto Salazar's links with cycling cheat Lance Armstrong have been revealed... more

     Most Popular Recent Athletics News
     03 Oct: Banned running coach Alberto Salazar's links with cycling cheat Lance Armstrong have been revealed ++++++++++++++++++
     04 Oct: Jacko Gill has put two injury-plagued years behind him to reach his first world championship shot put final ++++
     06 Oct: Tom Walsh has slipped from first to third in an extraordinary last round of the world championship shot put final in Doha +++
     29 Sep: Race walker Alana Barber has finished 27th in the 20-kilometre event at the athletics world championships in Doha +++
     19 Oct: Eliud Kipchoge's sub-two-hour marathon record sparks debate over runner's shoes +++
     01 Oct: Norwegian Karsten Warholm has defended his 400 metre hurdles title at the athletics world championships in Doha ++
     05 Oct: Tom Walsh expects the nerves to creep in as he embarks on a second consecutive world title ++

     Athletics NewsLinks
      16 Oct: Blenheim teen bags three golds, one silver at debut halberg games (Stuff.co.nz)
      9 Oct: Letter from africa: why kenyans never quit (BBCWorld)
      9 Oct: Athletics: alec mcnab reflects on how the iaaf doha world champs can inspire whanganui athletes (NZ Herald)
      8 Oct: Poor crowds, human rights issues - but doha hailed 'best ever' (RadioNZ)
      7 Oct: World athletics championships: china relay team disqualified after hilarious ending (NZ Herald)
      6 Oct: World athletics championships: saffan hassan's angry outburst and michael johnson's response (BBCWorld)
      6 Oct: Asher-smith wins third medal as gb take relay silver (BBCWorld)
      6 Oct: Live updates: tom walsh competes in athletics world championships shot put final (NZ Herald)
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