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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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Adachi leads gold-silver sweep for Japan at Asian Games

Adachi leads gold-silver sweep for Japan at Asian Games

13/11/10 - Mariko Adachi was predicted for gold at the Asian Games and she did not disappoint, dominating today’s women’s triathlon competition in Guangzhou for the gold medal. Her teammate Akane Tsuchihashi... |

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Paratriathlon for Paralympics: 1 month to go

Paratriathlon for Paralympics: 1 month to go

11/11/10 - ITU, the world governing body for the Olympic sport of Triathlon, is calling attention to its bid to be accepted by the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) as an addition to the Rio 2016 Paralympic... |

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Emerging Asian Triathletes to Compete in Asian Games

Emerging Asian Triathletes to Compete in Asian Games

10/11/10 - Emerging top Asian triathletes are gearing up for the end of the 2010 triathlon season at the 16th Asian Games, set to be kicked off on Friday in Guangzhou, China.  A total of 32 athletes from 12... |

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ITU Meets African Sport Leaders

ITU Meets African Sport Leaders

19/12/09 - Marisol Casado, ITU President recently travelled to Mapulto, Mozambique to support the campaign of the African Triathlon Union (ATU) to solidify inclusion in the All-African Games.  While in Maputo,... |

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Triathlon Included in All-Africa Games

Triathlon Included in All-Africa Games

03/12/09 - We are delighted to announce that triathlon will be included in the 2011 All-Africa Games. Triathlon will share the programme with twenty other sporting events, including the three component disciplines... |

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