Tuesday,
12 November 2019

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Salazar's appeal against four-year-ban may not be heard before 2020, says CAS (1)
By Editor 12 November 2019 | 2:16 am Alberto Salazar (centre) alongside Mo Farah (right) and training partner Galen Rupp (left) at London 2012 Olympics Photo: BBCSports Alberto Salazar's appeal against his four-year ban is unlikely to be heard before March 2020, the Court of Arbitration for Sport (Cas) has said.
Adidas shifts German, US smart factories to Asia (1)
Adidas' experiment in using hi-tech to produce running shoes closer to customers is ending Sportswear maker Adidas announced Monday it was closing two niche but flagship factories in Germany and the United States that use robots and 4D printing to make sneakers, shifting the manufacturing to cheaper Asian factories instead. The production of high-tech running shoes at its so-called speedfactories
China's hottest investment: overpriced sneakers (1)
By Agence France-Presse Forget stocks, real estate, even cryptocurrencies - China's hottest investment nowadays may be the Nike, Adidas, and Puma basketball shoes that "sneakerheads" like Hu Huaiyuan fight to get their hands on. Enthusiasts worldwide have fuelled an expanding bubble in high-priced sneakers, often limited-edition collaborations between big names in sportswear and fashion, rappers or athletes. (AFP / MANILA BULLETIN)
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