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Best of 2014: Team England on top in Glasgow

Best of 2014: Team England on top in Glasgow

27/12/14 - Before the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow, Team England’s medal count sat at a paltry zero. But with Jodie Stimpson, Vicky Holland, and the Brownlee brothers on the roster this year, that record was... |

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Best of 2014: Pereira’s breakout season

Best of 2014: Pereira’s breakout season

26/12/14 - With six top 10 World Triathlon Series finishes, the men’s breakout star of the 2014 season goes to Joao Pereira. While the Portugese rising star showed glimmers of brilliance with a bronze-medal finish... |

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Best of 2014: Japan’s hot streak

Best of 2014: Japan’s hot streak

24/12/14 - Today’s top moment is really a succession of standout performances put together by Japan’s small but mighty athletes. Starting in Yokohama, Ai Ueda became the second Japanese athlete to podium at the... |

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Best of 2014: Poland’s WTS podium

Best of 2014: Poland’s WTS podium

23/12/14 - Today’s top moment of 2014 goes to Poland’s Agnieszka Jerzyk. Jerzyk first made her name in Beijing in 2011, taking out the Under23 World Championship that year, but had failed to translate that into... |

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Best of 2014: Helen Jenkins’ return to competition

Best of 2014: Helen Jenkins’ return to competition

22/12/14 - Helen Jenkins might have missed last year’s season of competition, but she came roaring back to the rankings early this year making her return a highlight of the season. In her first World Triathlon... |

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Best of 2014: YOG sprint finish

Best of 2014: YOG sprint finish

21/12/14 - Triathlon at the Olympic Games delivered another nailbiting finish, as Great Britain’s Ben Dijkstra was crowned Youth Olympic Champion in a photo finish from New Zealand’s Daniel Hoy in Nanjing at the... |

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Best of 2014: Vidal on the road to recovery

Best of 2014: Vidal on the road to recovery

20/12/14 - Just ahead of Cape Town’s debut on the World Triathlon Series calendar this year, the triathlon community learned that one of its most heralded athletes, Laurent Vidal, was life flighted to a hospital... |

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Best of 2014: Kevin McDowell makes a return

Best of 2014: Kevin McDowell makes a return

11/12/14 - Kevin McDowell showed early promise as a teenage triathlete winning silver at the first Youth Olympic Games four years ago in Singapore. But just as his career appeared to be on the cusp of exploding,... |

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Throwback Thursday: The consistent Simon Lessing

Throwback Thursday: The consistent Simon Lessing

11/12/14 - In the first 25 years of International Triathlon Union events, some athletes might have competed in more races, but none had more success than Simon Lessing. As the only athlete to capture four ITU World... |

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Gomez named Spain’s Sportsman of the Year

Gomez named Spain’s Sportsman of the Year

04/12/14 - Javier Gomez Noya today received Spain’s national award as sportsman of the year with the “Premio Nacional Don Felipe de Borbon”, which was presented to him by Spanish King Felipe VI Gomez was... |

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Throwback Thursday: The magnificent Michellie Jones

Throwback Thursday: The magnificent Michellie Jones

04/12/14 - When it comes to sustained success over the course of a triathlon career, Australia’s Michellie Jones is the undisputed queen. From her first ITU World Championship in 1992, to a bronze medal in her... |

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Gwen Jorgensen awards youth scholarship

Gwen Jorgensen awards youth scholarship

03/12/14 - In a display of class and sportsmanship, 2014 World Champion Gwen Jorgensen, together with her newly-wed husband Patrick Lemieux, recently awarded a total of $23,000 in addition to product from ROKA,... |

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Throwback Thursday: The stellar Miles Stewart

Throwback Thursday: The stellar Miles Stewart

27/11/14 - When Miles Stewart finished fourth in the first 1989 ITU World Championships in Avignon, France he was just 18. When he competed in his final ITU race in 2004, he’d amassed a career resume with World... |

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Throwback Thursday: The smashing Karen Smyers

Throwback Thursday: The smashing Karen Smyers

20/11/14 - By Grady Sports Media By competing in races across the world, earning a spot in both the ITU and USA Triathlon Hall of Fame, coaching a new generation of athletes, and being named by Sports Illustrated... |

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Throwback Thursday: The scrappy Greg Welch

Throwback Thursday: The scrappy Greg Welch

13/11/14 - Greg Welch may be small in stature but his depth of athleticism was immeasurable. With a personality bigger than he was and an iron will to boot, Welch etched his name in the history books in not just... |

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