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Threadneedle Rankings launched for 2014 ITU World Triathlon Series

Threadneedle Rankings launched for 2014 ITU World Triathlon Series

04/04/14 - ITU today announced that its Global Financial Services Partner, Threadneedle Investments, will activate its sponsorship via the naming rights of the elite World Triathlon Series rankings ahead of the... |

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Auckland 2014 pre-race press conference highlights

Auckland 2014 pre-race press conference highlights

04/04/14 - Ahead of the opening race of the 2014 World Triathlon Series, some of the sport’s top athletes met the press at the Cloud in Auckland on Friday afternoon. Here are some of the highlights of what Jonathan... |

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You think you know triathlon?

You think you know triathlon?

31/03/14 - March madness may nearly be over, but triathlon insanity is just beginning. At the launch of the 2014 World Triathlon Series in Auckland this weekend, challenge your friends to a little game of... |

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Come play in the city this April

Come play in the city this April

18/02/14 - The 2013 World Triathlon Season may be over, but it’s not out of mind. Now is the time to make sure you are a part of the excitement, the rush, the thrill that is WTS racing. Registration is rolling... |

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ITU revamps scoring system for 2014 World Triathlon Series

ITU revamps scoring system for 2014 World Triathlon Series

15/01/14 - ITU today announced a revamp of the World Triathlon Series for the 2014 season. In addition to the WTS ranking system change, ITU also revealed qualification procedures for the 2014 Mixed Relay World... |

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Best of moments: Anne Haug knows how to bridge

Best of moments: Anne Haug knows how to bridge

28/11/13 - The 2013 season was loaded with “best of” moments that make you sit back and marvel at the amount of talent and dedication of ITU athletes. Anne Haug set off a rash of said moments with her season opening... |

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2013 Photo Competition: Week 1 Results

2013 Photo Competition: Week 1 Results

15/11/13 - The first week of the annual photo competition kicked off in style with a nice battle between photo ninja Delly Carr’s shot of Javier Gomez hungrily attacking the tough course in Auckland and his... |

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Annual photo competition: Week 1, Auckland

Annual photo competition: Week 1, Auckland

08/11/13 - In the past year, we’ve been amazed by sprint finishes, stood witness to incredible breakout performances and were inspired by triathletes that climbed to new heights in the 2013 World Triathlon Series.... |

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Fast Five with Ireland’s Aileen Reid

Fast Five with Ireland’s Aileen Reid

19/06/13 - The last year has been a series of new adventures for Aileen Reid (nee Morrison). After representing Ireland at the 2012 London Olympics, she wrapped up her season with a wedding in New Zealand. Months... |

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ITU opens bid process for 2014 World Triathlon Series

ITU opens bid process for 2014 World Triathlon Series

22/05/13 - ITU has opened bidding for the 2014 World Triathlon Series to all National Federations and cities interested in hosting one of the eight flagship events. The elected cities will join Hamburg, London,... |

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Fast Five with France’s Laurent Vidal

Fast Five with France’s Laurent Vidal

11/04/13 - Laurent Vidal is one of the steadiest men on the ITU circuit. He consistently breaks into the top 10 at World Triathlon Series events and recorded his first World Cup win last year in Mooloolaba, as well... |

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What we learned from World Triathlon Series Auckland

09/04/13 - The first ITU World Triathlon Series of the season is, obviously, a great pointer to the season ahead. However the results showed that perhaps the 2013 season could have been predicted from the final race... |

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The Social Story from ITU World Triathlon Series Auckland

The Social Story from ITU World Triathlon Series Auckland

09/04/13 - [View the story “The social story from #WTSAuckland” on Storify] |

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Anne Haug does it again in brilliant ITU Auckland World Triathlon Series win

Anne Haug does it again in brilliant ITU Auckland World Triathlon Series win

06/04/13 - Germany’s Anne Haug started her season exactly where she left off in 2012, with another brilliant win in Auckland. After taking out last year’s Grand Final event on the same course, Haug waited until the... |

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Javier Gomez (ESP) claims more gold in Auckland

Javier Gomez (ESP) claims more gold in Auckland

05/04/13 - Spain’s Javier Gomez continued his unbeaten record in Auckland today, claiming victory in the opening round of the ITU World Triathlon Series ahead of fellow countryman Mario Mola (ESP) and Joao Silva... |

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Gomez heads to favourite triathlon destination

Gomez heads to favourite triathlon destination

03/04/13 - Javier Gomez is triathlon royalty. The smiling Spaniard has been on the world scene for the best part of a decade now and has spent many of those years racing shoulder to shoulder with a generation led by... |

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Auckland Preview: The battle for the 2013 ITU World Triathlon series starts here

Auckland Preview: The battle for the 2013 ITU World Triathlon series starts here

02/04/13 - It marked the end of the World Triathlon Series last year, with a thrilling Grand Final punctuating an incredible season, but this year Auckland is just the start. The 1.5km harbour swim, followed by the... |

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The inside info on Auckland

The inside info on Auckland

28/03/13 - The 2013 World Triathlon Series get underway in Auckland in just a week. But the first course will be no walk in the park. With several hills on each bike lap and waves to contend with in the harbour,... |

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2013 World Triathlon Series Preview

2013 World Triathlon Series Preview

27/03/13 - After more than five months of waiting, the countdown until the launch of the 2013 ITU World Triathlon Series is set to just days. Eight races will touch down in four continents from April to September,... |

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Start lists available for Auckland World Triathlon Series opener

Start lists available for Auckland World Triathlon Series opener

14/03/13 - The official start list for the elite fields in the Barfoot & Thompson Auckland World Series Triathlon in April were revealed by the ITU Monday, with the men’s field featuring two of the top 3 in the... |

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2012 Photo of the Year - Week Eight: Auckland

2012 Photo of the Year - Week Eight: Auckland

23/12/12 - The Grand Final in Auckland produced fantastic opportunities to capture images for the 2012 Photo of the Year contest. After a long season that included the London Olympics, athletes dug deep to finish... |

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Age-groupers make history in Auckland 2012 World Championship

Age-groupers make history in Auckland 2012 World Championship

22/10/12 - A record number of athletes helped to put the 2012 ITU Age-Group World Championships in the International Triathlon Union history books, with more than 3000 athletes racing at Queens Wharf on Monday in... |

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Record-breaking ITU Paratriathlon World Championships in Auckland

Record-breaking ITU Paratriathlon World Championships in Auckland

22/10/12 - It might be four years away, but paratriathletes already have Rio on their mind after a record breaking ITU Paratriathlon World Championships in Auckland on Monday. A field of 109 athletes started the... |

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Wian Sullwald runs away to 2012 ITU Junior Men’s World Championship

Wian Sullwald runs away to 2012 ITU Junior Men’s World Championship

21/10/12 - South Africa’s Wian Sullwald‘s solid all-round performance in dismal conditions helped him win the 2012 ITU Triathlon Junior World Championship, and add another highlight in a history making day in... |

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Great Britain’s Non Stanford wins 2012 ITU Under23 World Championship

Great Britain’s Non Stanford wins 2012 ITU Under23 World Championship

20/10/12 - In tough conditions on a challenging course, Great Britain’s Non Stanford grinded out her most impressive performance to date to claim the 2012 ITU Under23 World Championship in Auckland on... |

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Record number of paratriathletes to contest 2012 Auckland world titles

Record number of paratriathletes to contest 2012 Auckland world titles

19/10/12 - A record number of paratriathletes will contest this year’s ITU Paratriathlon World Championships in Auckland, as the sport continues to grow ahead of its Paralympic debut in Rio 2016. The 2012... |

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Pre-Race Press Conference Highlights from Auckland World Triathlon Grand Final

Pre-Race Press Conference Highlights from Auckland World Triathlon Grand Final

19/10/12 - The tough course, the weather conditions and the world championship titles were the topics the top triathletes tackled as they met the press in New Zealand on Friday. The four athletes most likely to vie... |

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Record number of age-group athletes open 2012 Auckland Grand Final

Record number of age-group athletes open 2012 Auckland Grand Final

18/10/12 - Auckland has been inundated with multisport since the start of this week, but it truly turned into triathlon town on Thursday night as over 3,000 triathletes marched through the city to officially open... |

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Rising Stars Battle for Under23 Women’s World Championship

Rising Stars Battle for Under23 Women’s World Championship

16/10/12 - World Championship action will blast into high gear on Saturday 20 October when the Under23 women toe the start line in hunt of a world title. The start list is peppered with a string of rising triathlon... |

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Auckland prepares to welcome the world at 2012 Grand Final

Auckland prepares to welcome the world at 2012 Grand Final

17/05/12 - With less than five months to go before the 2012 ITU World Champions are crowned in the fourth year of triathlon’s premier series, Auckland’s preparations to stage the ITU World Series Grand Final are... |

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2012 ITU World Triathlon Series Preview

2012 ITU World Triathlon Series Preview

04/04/12 - Now in its fourth year, the 2012 ITU World Triathlon Series is just around the corner and will travel to eight host cities across three continents. The world’s top triathletes compete for crucial series... |

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Successful Level 2 Technical Officials Seminar in New Zealand

Successful Level 2 Technical Officials Seminar in New Zealand

29/11/11 - ITU Senior Manager of Technical Operations Thanos Nikopoulos conducted an ITU Technical Official Level 2 Seminar in Auckland, at the final ITU World Cup of the season. Participants from New Zealand and... |

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Plenty for Team ITU to take away from tough Auckland World Cup

Plenty for Team ITU to take away from tough Auckland World Cup

20/11/11 - In the week where Team ITU celebrated it’s fifth year anniversary, it was fitting that ITU Development Director Libby Burrell said the tough 2011 Auckland World Cup became a learning experience that will... |

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Gemmell claims fifth World Cup win in New Zealand 1-2 in Auckland

Gemmell claims fifth World Cup win in New Zealand 1-2 in Auckland

20/11/11 - Kris Gemmell dedicated an emotional win to everyone affected by cancer, as he banished six months of ordinary results and his own fitness problems to complete a New Zealand golden sweep at home in... |

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Hewitt caps off brilliant 2011 season with dominating win at Auckland World Cup

Hewitt caps off brilliant 2011 season with dominating win at Auckland World Cup

20/11/11 - New Zealand’s Andrea Hewitt put the perfect finishing touch on her already excellent 2011 season, leading a bike breakaway en route to a dominant World Cup win in Auckland. After impressive victories in... |

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Auckland World Cup Press Conference Highlights

Auckland World Cup Press Conference Highlights

18/11/11 - After tackling bike familiarisation on Friday morning, plenty of talk at the pre-race press conference centered around just how tough the 2011 Auckland ITU World Cup bike course will be this Sunday. New... |

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2011 ITU World Cup series to finish on a high in Auckland

2011 ITU World Cup series to finish on a high in Auckland

14/11/11 - The 2011 ITU World Cup series wraps up this weekend, with a return to one of the strongest triathlon nations in the world. From the first ITU World Champion, Erin Baker, to Hamish Carter, Samantha... |

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Team ITU announced for 2011 Auckland ITU World Cup

Team ITU announced for 2011 Auckland ITU World Cup

27/10/11 - Korea’s Min Ho Heo achieved a personal and Korean best at the last ITU World Cup event in Tongyeong, now he has a chance to improve that even further with his selection in Team ITU for the final world... |

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Auckland, New Zealand added to 2011 ITU Triathlon World Cup season

Auckland, New Zealand added to 2011 ITU Triathlon World Cup season

01/02/11 - The International Triathlon Union today announced the addition of Auckland, New Zealand to its 2011 ITU Triathlon World Cup season.  Set to take place on 20 November, it will act as a test event for the... |

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