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Gunnar Ericsson Turns 90

Gunnar  Ericsson Turns 90

28/08/09 - Gunnar Ericsson, honourary President of the ITU, recently celebrated his 90th birthday with his friends and family in the south of Sweden where he resides. Good friend and ITU Executive Board Member Ria... |

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London 2012 Olympic Games Triathlon

London 2012 Olympic Games Triathlon

28/08/09 - ITU has received word from the International Olympic Committee IOC) that our quota of 55 men and 55 women for the London 2012 Olympic Games Triathlon will stay at the same level.  As well, we will... |

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Anti-doping: Geranamine

27/08/09 - The International Triathlon Union (ITU) is a member of the Association of National Anti-doping Agencies (ANADO). The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) is also a member of this organization. The... |

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ITU Unveils First Training Centre

ITU Unveils First Training Centre

08/08/09 - At an unveiling ceremony the International Triathlon Union announced that the TVK Mali Triathlon Klub Tiszaujvaros, Hungary would be the first ever Accredited ITU Triathlon Training Centre. Although... |

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The Rise of Riveros

The Rise of Riveros

31/07/09 - The womens race at the Hamburg Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship event saw a remarkable feat as two athletes from the ITUs Sport Development Programme made it into the top five, with Swedens... |

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Anti-doping: Therapeutic Use Exemption

30/07/09 - What is a Therapeutic Use Exemption? Athletes, like all others, may have illnesses or injuries which require them to take particular medications. If the medication which an athlete needs to treat an... |

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The Worlds First Ever IOC supporting World Kids Sports Summit to be held

The Worlds First Ever IOC supporting World Kids Sports Summit to be held

29/07/09 - A total of 800 school children including kids athletes aged from 10 to 15 years from 16 counties will gather in Yokohama to talk about a better future based on the spirit of fair play at the Worlds first... |

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ITU Sport Development In Nigeria

ITU Sport Development In Nigeria

28/07/09 - As part of its goal to grow the sport in new and emerging national federations, ITU Sport Development made its first trip to Nigeria, arriving in Lagos on 15 July. The 2009 u17 FIFA World Cup venue at... |

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ITU Events Department: Anti-doping

23/07/09 - Throughout the year, the ITU Events Department puts on courses for International Technical Officials and Event Organisers to certify and upgrade their skills on everything from the competition rules, to... |

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PATCO Coaching Course a Success

PATCO Coaching Course a Success

12/05/09 - ITU Sport Development held a Level II Competitive Coaching Course in Colorado Springs, Colorado from 8 12 May for the Pan American Triathlon Confederation (PATCO) countries. Coaches from 25 different... |

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E-Board Meets in Madrid

E-Board Meets in Madrid

30/04/09 - Under the leadership of ITU President Marisol Casado, the ITU Executive Board waded through a heavy agenda at their recent meeting the weekend of 17, 18 April in Madrid.  The focus was on the financial... |

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Level II Tech Official Seminar

Level II Tech Official Seminar

09/04/09 - The next stage of the ITU Technical Official Education Programme was held on 3-4 April in Gothenburg, Sweden. Almost twenty technical officials and event organisers from Sweden, Finland, Denmark and... |

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20yrs of ITU: The Logo

20yrs of ITU: The Logo

08/04/09 - Every Wednesday ITU will celebrate its past by bringing you a series of the best stories, images and video from 1989 to 2009. Interviews and stories from the very people involved in creating these... |

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Sportaccord 2009

Sportaccord 2009

02/04/09 - ITU President Marisol Casado was joined by Loreen Barnett, Secretary General and ITU Vice Presidents Bill Walker and Antonio Alvarez for Sportaccord in Denver, USA. During the five days of panel... |

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World Conference on Sport and the Environment

World Conference on Sport and the Environment

02/04/09 - ITU was represented at the 8th IOC World Conference on Sport and the Environment in Vancouver, Canada this week by Loreen Barnett, ITU Secretary General, Les McDonald ITU Honorary President and Enrique... |

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Results Management For Adverse Analytical Findings

02/04/09 - International level testing results: - Upon receipt of an adverse analytical finding involving one of your triathletes during an ITU sanctioned event or out-of competition on behalf of the ITU, the ITU... |

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Celebrating 20 years of ITU

Celebrating 20 years of ITU

01/04/09 - April 1st, 2009 marks the twentieth anniversary of the International Triathlon Union.  On this day 20 years ago in Avignon, France the foundations of the sport of triathlon as we know it were laid. ... |

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Team ITU Down Under

Team ITU Down Under

27/03/09 - Eight of the aspiring twelve scholarship athletes selected for the ITU Sport Development programme will toe the start line in Mooloolaba this weekend for the opening leg of the ITU World Cup Series. The... |

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London Games Technical Delegates

London Games Technical Delegates

19/03/09 - It is with great pleasure that the ITU Executive Board announces the Technical Delegates for The Games of the XXX Olympiad which take place in London, England from the 27th July to 12th August 2012. ... |

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ITU Coaches Commission Restructuring

19/03/09 - ITU Coaches Commission Restructuring Marisol Casado, ITU President has announced that the ITU Coaches Commission will be restructured and given the goal of delivering their sport specific point of view... |

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Anti-Doping News: Results Management

Anti-Doping News: Results Management

19/03/09 - ITU Results Management for January 2009 ITU is pleased to announce that all anti-doping test results received for January 2009 are negative.  The In Competition events test results included the La Paz... |

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Asian Camp update

Asian Camp update

17/03/09 - The 2009 ITU Asian Junior Camp ended yesterday in Singapore. After a week of intensive coaching and education the athletes return home with many new skills to match their dreams.  Their sporting careers... |

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Anti-Doping News: UNESCO Convention

Anti-Doping News: UNESCO Convention

12/03/09 - The ITU Newsletter has been focusing on the differences on the anti-doping changes in the World Anti-doping Agency Code from 2003 and the current 2009 WADA Code. Another change between the old World... |

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World Champs Debut Moves To Korea

World Champs Debut Moves To Korea

12/03/09 - Due to unforeseen circumstances the first event of the new 2009 Dextro Energy Triathlon - ITU World Championship Series planned to take place in Singapore has been relocated to Tongyeong, Korea.  The date... |

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Duathlon Worlds Website Live

Duathlon Worlds Website Live

12/03/09 - The official website of the 2009 ITU Duathlon World Championships is now live.  The event will take place from September 24th to 27th.  The venue incorporates the Lowe’s Motor Speedway giving the athletes... |

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AWAD now Paratriathlon

AWAD now Paratriathlon

11/03/09 - Athletes With A Disability (AWAD) will now be known as paratriathletes.  After meeting with a representative from the International Paralympic Committee (IPC) at the ITU Congress last November in Madrid,... |

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Anti-Doping News: Erroneous Information

Anti-Doping News: Erroneous Information

06/03/09 - The ITU Newsletter has been focusing on the differences on the anti-doping changes in the World Anti-doping Agency Code from 2003 and the current 2009 WADA Code. Another change between the old World... |

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Under23 World Ranking introduced

Under23 World Ranking introduced

26/02/09 - ITU announces the creation of an Under23 (U23) Triathlon Ranking System to commence this season.  Young and aspiring athletes aged 18 to 23 will be able to accumulate points towards this ranking at the... |

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2009 Team Triathlon Champs

2009 Team Triathlon Champs

25/02/09 - The International Triathlon Union (ITU) announced today the location for the 2009 ITU Triathlon Team World Championships will be in West Des Moines, Iowa, USA on June 28 in conjunction with the Hy-Vee ITU... |

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ITU Scholarships Awarded

ITU Scholarships Awarded

25/02/09 - The International Triathlon Union (ITU) is pleased to announce the recipients of the 2009 ITU Athlete and Coach Scholarships.  In total, 12 young and aspiring athletes and three coaches from 14 developing... |

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Increase for 2009 prize money

Increase for 2009 prize money

19/02/09 - The International Triathlon Union (ITU) announced today that it will increase its top-level prize money this season to $3.5-million USD, double the amount awarded in previous years. The announcement of... |

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Anti-Doping News: Accelerated Management

Anti-Doping News: Accelerated Management

19/02/09 - One of the many positive changes to the World Anti-doping Agencys (WADA) 2009 Code is the improvement of the accelerated management of doping cases.  According to WADAs Play True magazine (Issue 3-2008) ... |

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ITU Officials Course: London, GBR

ITU Officials Course: London, GBR

18/02/09 - ITU Level II Technical Official Seminar - London, GBR (14-15 February, 2009) Forty-three participants from Great Britain and Ireland participated in the first ever ITU Level II Technical Official Seminar... |

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Anti-Doping News: Incentives

Anti-Doping News: Incentives

13/02/09 - Another change from the World Anti-doping Agencys (WADAs) 2009 Code is incentives to come forward were strengthened from the 2003 Code.  From WADAs Play True magazine (Issue 3-2008) the potential extent... |

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Anti-Doping News: Need for Greater Harmonization

Anti-Doping News: Need for Greater Harmonization

04/02/09 - The 2003 World Anti-doping Agencys (WADAs) Code allowed for much more flexibility than the 2009 WADA Code that was put into effect on January 1st, 2009.  One of the goals of the new Code is greater... |

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Anti-Doping Update: Specific Substances

Anti-Doping Update: Specific Substances

29/01/09 - This weeks installment about Anti-Doping continues to highlight the changes to the World Anti-doping Agency (WADA) Code which took effect on January 1st, 2009.  This section will discuss the changes that... |

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Increased Sanctions in Doping Cases

Increased Sanctions in Doping Cases

22/01/09 - The revised World Anti-doping Code (WADAC) came into effect on January 1st, 2009.  The WADAC was always meant to be a living document which would change to meet the needs of an effective global... |

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Coaches attending World Championship Series & World Cup Events

21/01/09 - Beginning this season, National Federations must register coaches attending events in ITU’s Online Entry System in the same way athletes are entered.  This pertains to the Dextro Energy Triathlon –... |

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New 2009 Events added

New 2009 Events added

16/01/09 - A slew of ITU events have been added to the 2009 season recently.  Among those are a number of Continental Cups in Asia, Oceania, Pan America and Europe.  Click here for a current list of all 2009... |

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WADA 2009 Prohibited List

16/01/09 - As of January 1st, 2009, ITU is bound by the WADA 2009 Prohibited List, which is an international standard that identifies Substances and Methods which are prohibited in-competition and out-of... |

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