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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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Thursday Throwback: The amazing Mark Allen

Thursday Throwback: The amazing Mark Allen

06/11/14 - Mark Allen’s triathlon story is one of perseverance and triumph, speed and endurance, road blocks and redemption.  Known for his six Ironman wins, most people forget that prior to the gold medals he... |

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Triathlon community suffers tragic loss

Triathlon community suffers tragic loss

03/11/14 - The triathlon community suffered a great loss with the passing of Jackie Fairweather (nee Gallagher) on Monday. An ITU World Champion, Hall of Fame nominee, board member, high performance manager, coach &... |

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Emma Carney to race Duathlon World Champs

Emma Carney to race Duathlon World Champs

15/10/14 - With on year to go until the Adelaide 2015 ITU Duathlon World Championships, the local organising committee has announced that two time World Triathlon Champion and ITU Hall of Fame inductee Emma Carney... |

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2015 World Cup schedule announced

2015 World Cup schedule announced

14/10/14 - Just days ahead of the final World Cup of the 2014 season, ITU today announced the schedule for the 2015 ITU Triathlon World Cup season. The 2015 calendar will cover nine cities and includes a variety of... |

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