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Entries now open for ITU World Triathlon Cape Town

Entries now open for ITU World Triathlon Cape Town

18/12/13 - Entries are now open for the ITU World Triathlon Cape Town. To enter go to the registration page on the official event website capetown.triathlon.org WTS Cape Town is the first ITU WTS triathlon to be... |

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South Africa hopes to clinch two Olympic spots in Le Morne

South Africa hopes to clinch two Olympic spots in Le Morne

25/03/12 - South Africa will be aiming for the two guaranteed London 2012 Olympic spots allocated to the elite women’s and men’s winners of the 2012 Le Morne ATU Triathlon African Championships this... |

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French triathlete embarks on epic ‘Drive 4 Triathlon’ through Africa

French triathlete embarks on epic ‘Drive 4 Triathlon’ through Africa

05/03/12 - French triathlete Nicolas Gracco de Lay has taken it upon himself to give something back by undertaking an incredible 25,000km journey through Africa as part of a charitable initiative, ‘Drive 4... |

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New African stars shine at African Championships

New African stars shine at African Championships

05/07/11 - The 22-year-old Richard Murray (RSA) claimed his maiden African championship title in the elite category, edging out his compatriot and 2008 African champion Hendrik De Villiers (RSA) by 13 seconds in... |

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African Championships to preview at the All African Games

African Championships to preview at the All African Games

30/06/11 - Emerging athletes from a record seven countries - South Africa, Mauritius, Kenya, Namibia, Zimbabwe, Morocco and Egypt - are set to compete in Elite, Under 23 and Junior categories at the 2011 ATU... |

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Why it could be a defining year for triathlon in Africa

Why it could be a defining year for triathlon in Africa

29/06/11 - The name Sharif Kakooza might not mean much to triathlon fans yet, but the 18-year old has a story worth telling. He started swimming, age 9, in a water hole near his home in Uganda. He then found a... |

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2011 Continental Calendars Update

2011 Continental Calendars Update

11/06/11 - Africa Triathlon Union The 2011 Larache ITU Sprint Triathlon African Cup has been added to the 2011 race calendar.  The Moroccan city will host the event on 15 October 2011.  Click here to go to the... |

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ITU President at Africa International Sports Convention (CISA)

ITU President at Africa International Sports Convention (CISA)

23/03/11 - ITU President and IOC Member Marisol Casado attended the Africa International Sports Convention (CISA) in Marrakech, Morocco last week.  Launched in 2007, CISA provides a unique opportunity for... |

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Continental Event Dates Released

Continental Event Dates Released

04/12/09 - Following the announcement of the Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship Series and ITU Triathlon World Cup calendars, ITU is pleased to confirm the competition dates for both the European and... |

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Four Year Plan for African Triathlon

Four Year Plan for African Triathlon

01/05/09 - The leaders from Zimbabwe, South Africa, Mauritius and Nigeria met with ITU Staff at Stellenbosch University in Cape Town recently to set a strategic plan in motion for the development of the sport... |

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Q&A with ATU Pres. Liesbeth Stoltz

Q&A with ATU Pres. Liesbeth Stoltz

07/03/08 - Elite races are just one part of the African Triathlon Championships this week.  ITU is in Tunisia not only to stage the African championships but also to help provide support triathlon in Africa with... |

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