One of the first moves made by Sir Jim Ratcliffe’s petrochemicals company Ineos, when it bought the historic Swiss football club FC Lausanne-Sport in 2017, was to order a rebrand of the club’s crest. The new image would feature some subtle changes, with the ‘O’ in Sport redrawn to replicate the distinctive …Read More »
Nike ZoomX Vaporfly: What are the shoes Eliud Kipchoge wore in Ineos 1.59 marathon and why are they controversial?
Eliud Kipchoge broke down one of sport’s great barriers on Saturday when he ran the marathon in less than two hours. It was a stunning achievement, a feat of humanity that had for a long time seemed if not impossible then many, many decades away. The effort required a lot …Read More »
Eliud Kipchoge live stream: How to watch Ineos 159 Challenge as Kenyan looks to break two-hour marathon barrier
Eliud Kipchoge tackles Ineos’s 159 Challenge on Saturday in his second bid to break the two-hour barrier in the marathon. The Kenyan is feeling confident he can succeed two years after his narrow miss in 2017 at the Nike Breaking2 project, where he failed by just 26 seconds. This time it will be in …Read More »
Eliud Kipchoge news: The incredible numbers behind Kenyan’s sub two-hour marathon in Ineos 1:59 challenge
Eliud Kipchoge has become the first runner to finish a marathon in under two hours. The 34-year-old Kenyan completed the course in Vienna, Austria, in an incredible one hour, 59 minutes and 40 seconds. Kipchoge was racing alone but assisted by 41 pacemakers, including former Olympic and world record holders, …Read More »
Eliud Kipchoge has broken the two-hour marathon barrier at the Ineos 1:59 challenge in Vienna. The Kenyan ran 1:59:40 to complete the 26.2 mile distance in the fastest time in history. Utilising a rotating group of pacemakers, thus making the time not an official world record, and wearing the Nike ZoomX Vaporfly shoe, …Read More »
Eliud Kipchoge is confident he will become the first man to break the two-hour barrier in the marathon and insists there are “no limits” to what he can achieve. The Kenyan runner, who holds the world record at 2:01:39, is attempting the feat for a second time after a 2017 effort in …Read More »
Eliud Kipchoge’s Ineos 159 Challenge: When is marathon world record attempt and where is it happening?
Eliud Kipchoge aims to break the two-hour barrier in the marathon this weekend as part of the INEOS 1:59 Challenge. The world record-holder over 26.2miles aims to create history in Vienna. Arguably the greatest marathoner of all time, the Kenyan owns the official world record after posting 2:01:39 at the Berlin Marathon …Read More »
More than 220 jobs are under threat at an Ineos manufacturing plant as the chemicals giant consults on whether to close the site. Ineos said not all jobs will be lost if it decides to close the Seal Sands Acrylonitrile plant in Teesside because of other activities at the site, which …Read More »
Ineos has picked Bridgend to build a new 4×4 inspired by the Land Rover Defender, creating up to 500 jobs, the government has confirmed. Around 200 jobs are expected to be created by 2021, before rising to 500 “in the long term”, the Welsh government said. That will go some …Read More »
Ineos Football’s chief executive Bob Ratcliffe has revealed the energy company considered buying a Premier League club, including Chelsea and Newcastle, before completing its takeover of Nice. Ligue 1 club Nice were bought by chemicals firm Ineos, founded by billionaire Jim Ratcliffe, for £88.7m last month. Ratcliffe’s brother Bob, who heads up …Read More »