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Olympic Qualification 101 – How athletes and countries get to London 2012

Olympic Qualification 101 – How athletes and countries get to London 2012

12/03/12 - When it comes down to it in London this August, there will be 55 women and 55 men battling for the ultimate sporting glory – Olympic gold. But to contend for gold, first they have to get there.  And the... |

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Six NOCs apply to host the 3rd Summer Youth Olympic Games in 2018

Six NOCs apply to host the 3rd Summer Youth Olympic Games in 2018

02/03/12 - The International Olympic Committee (IOC) is pleased to announce that six National Olympic Committees (NOCs) have submitted applications for Candidate Cities to host the 3rd Summer Youth Olympic Games... |

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London 2012 Triathlon competition and training schedule finalised

London 2012 Triathlon competition and training schedule finalised

24/02/12 - The International Triathlon Union (ITU), in conjunction with the London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG), is pleased to confirm the final schedule for the triathlon... |

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ITU selects Technical Officials for triathlon competition at London 2012

ITU selects Technical Officials for triathlon competition at London 2012

20/02/12 - The International Triathlon Union (ITU) is pleased to announce the 42 Technical Officials who will oversee and officiate the triathlon competition at the London Olympic Games.  The selected officials hail... |

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London 2012 Olympic Torch Relay

London 2012 Olympic Torch Relay

14/02/12 - Earlier this month the London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) released details surrounding the lighting of the Olympic Flame on 10 May and its arrival into the UK on 18... |

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ITU releases website dedicated to Olympic Games

ITU releases website dedicated to Olympic Games

16/01/12 - With exactly 200 days to go until the triathlon competition at the London Olympic Games, the International Triathlon Union (ITU) today launched its official Olympic website: triathlon.org/olympics.  The... |

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Triathlon Mixed Relay accepted into Commonwealth Games programme

Triathlon Mixed Relay accepted into Commonwealth Games programme

11/11/11 - The International Triathlon Union (ITU) is delighted to announce that the Triathlon Mixed Relay has been officially included on the Commonwealth Games programme starting in 2018, continuing its phenomenal... |

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Reinaldo Colucci outlasts Manuel Huerta for Pan Am Games title

Reinaldo Colucci outlasts Manuel Huerta for Pan Am Games title

24/10/11 - Brazilian big man Reinaldo Colucci snatched victory at the Pan American Games in Puerto Vallarta today, and stamped it as his career’s greatest achievement.  “For us in Brazil, Pan American Games is... |

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Sarah Haskins crowned Pan Am Games gold medallist

Sarah Haskins crowned Pan Am Games gold medallist

23/10/11 - She was silver four years ago at the 2007 Rio Pan Am Games but this year Sarah Haskins stepped up to gold at the 16th Pan American Games in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.  With a devastating swim-bike combo... |

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Pre-race quotes from some of the Pan Am Games contenders

Pre-race quotes from some of the Pan Am Games contenders

22/10/11 - At the athletes pre-race briefing in Puerto Vallarta at the Pan Am Games, we caught up with some of Sunday’s contenders to get their insight on who will be their biggest rivals, how they’re feeling... |

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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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