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The XVI Pan American Games Preview: Can the USA get the golden sweep again?

The XVI Pan American Games Preview: Can the USA get the golden sweep again?

17/10/11 - The XVI Pan American Games officially opened in Guadalajara, Mexico this past Friday while triathlon makes its fifth appearance at the Pan American Games this Sunday, in Mexico’s Puerto Vallarta. Across... |

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IOC wraps up penultimate visit to London

IOC wraps up penultimate visit to London

07/10/11 - Concluding its ninth and penultimate visit to the city of London (5-7 October), the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) Coordination Commission for the 2012 Olympic Games found good progress being... |

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Wolfaardt and Fischer win the first triathlon All Africa titles for South Africa

Wolfaardt and Fischer win the first triathlon All Africa titles for South Africa

04/09/11 - South African’s Erhard Wolfaardt and Carlyn Fischer became the first triathlon gold medallists in All Africa Games history, as the sport made its debut to a thrilled crowed in Maputo, Mozambique... |

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Nigeria’s road to the All Africa Games

Nigeria’s road to the All Africa Games

03/09/11 - The battle for the inaugural All Africa Games titles in Maputo will be close, but for others the biggest win will be competing in Mozambique this weekend as the first step in an international triathlon... |

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Triathletes ready to make history in All Africa Games debut

Triathletes ready to make history in All Africa Games debut

31/08/11 - Triathlon in Africa rises to a new level this weekend, as the sport makes its All Africa Games debut in Maputo, Mozambique. The All Africa Games is a major continental multi-sport event, officially... |

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One year until start of London 2012 Olympic Games

One year until start of London 2012 Olympic Games

27/07/11 - To celebrate one year to go to the London 2012 Olympic Games online, London 2012 has created an interactive Twitter stadium and world map. Visit www.london2012.com/1yeartogo where you can see what the... |

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Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games emblem unveiled

Nanjing 2014 Youth Olympic Games emblem unveiled

19/05/11 - With 1185 days to go, Nanjing has proudly unveiled their emblem for the second Summer Youth Olympic Games in 2014.  Launched with a grand ceremony, broadcast live on national television to audiences... |

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Venue and Competition Dates confirmed for London 2012 Olympic Games

Venue and Competition Dates confirmed for London 2012 Olympic Games

14/03/11 - As the countdown clock was unveiled in London today to mark exactly 500 days until the start of the 2012 Olympic Games, the International Triathlon Union (ITU) today confirmed the competition dates and... |

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Japan sweeps gold at Asian Beach Games in Oman

Japan sweeps gold at Asian Beach Games in Oman

17/12/10 - After a perfect showing at the Asian Games in Guangzhou, China last month, Japan once again proved its dominance on Thursday at the Asian Beach Games in Muscat, Oman. Juri Ide made a triumphant return,... |

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Paratriathlon added to the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games

Paratriathlon added to the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games

11/12/10 - The International Triathlon Union (ITU) is delighted to hear today that Paratriathlon has been accepted into the Paralympic Games and will debut at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.  The International... |

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Order the Triathlon 2010 Book Today!

Order the Triathlon 2010 Book Today!

07/12/10 - Now on sale, in time for the holidays, is ITU’s Triathlon 2010 book.  Featuring dazzling imagery from ITU’s award-winning photographers, Triathlon 2010 is a hardcover book that encapsulates this past... |

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Youth Olympic Champion’s uniform added to the Olympic Museum

Youth Olympic Champion’s uniform added to the Olympic Museum

23/11/10 - Triathlon’s presence at the Olympic Museum in Lausanne, Switzerland was bolstered after Yuka Sato’s historic race-worn suit was added to the collections.  Japan’s Sato joined Olympic legends after being... |

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45th Asian Triathlon Confederation Executive Board Meeting

45th Asian Triathlon Confederation Executive Board Meeting

17/11/10 - The 45th ASTC Executive Board meeting got underway in Guangzhou, China this week chaired by ASTC President and ITU Vice President Kyung Sun Yu. The meeting was organised to coincide with the 16th Asian... |

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ITU President Casado hails momentum of Asia’s triathlon movement

ITU President Casado hails momentum of Asia’s triathlon movement

16/11/10 - Push for Team Triathlon in the 2014 Asian Games With stunning triathlon competitions over the weekend at the 16th Asian Games in Guangzhou, ITU President and IOC Member Marisol Casado praised the Asiad... |

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Japan dominates again at Asian Games

Japan dominates again at Asian Games

14/11/10 - Japan’s Yuichi Hosoda soared to gold at today’s men’s triathlon at the 16th Asian Games in Guangzhou, China.  Along with Ryosuke Yamamoto’s silver medal, Japan proved it is indeed the giant of Asian... |

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