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Taper time: Hurry up slowly

Taper time: Hurry up slowly

28/08/13 - With the PruHealth London Grand Final just weeks away, it’s getting down to taper time for triathletes everywhere. You’ve spent months training, months of turning down dinner invites in lieu of an extra... |

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Kris Gemmell and Barrie Shepley talk Auckland World Triathlon Series; Video Preview

Kris Gemmell and Barrie Shepley talk Auckland World Triathlon Series; Video Preview

04/04/13 - Welcome to first of a new video series featuring two of triathlon’s top analysts. Five-time ITU World Cup winner and Olympian Kris Gemmell and voice of the ITU Barrie Shepley will be offering insights... |

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Gomez sprints to Grand Final title, Jonny keeps world title in Brownlee family

Gomez sprints to Grand Final title, Jonny keeps world title in Brownlee family

21/10/12 - The race was set up as an all-star clash of triathlon titans and Javier Gomez (ESP) and Jonathan Brownlee (GBR) did not disappoint today in Auckland against tough, wet conditions. With the 2012 ITU World... |

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Joao Silva successfully defends Yokohama title

Joao Silva successfully defends Yokohama title

29/09/12 - Portugal’s Joao Silva sizzled under the Yokoham sun today, besting Spain’s Javier Gomez on the final lap of the run to take his second consecutive ITU World Triathlon Yokohama win. Russia’s Dmitry... |

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2012 ITU World Cup season speeds up in Edmonton

2012 ITU World Cup season speeds up in  Edmonton

03/07/12 - Triathlon returns to Edmonton for the second year in a row, and the eighth time in the last ten years, but this year there is a twist. The only Canadian stop on the ITU World Cup tour is a sprint distance... |

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London 2012 Olympic Qualifying update post Sydney WTS

London 2012 Olympic Qualifying update post Sydney WTS

19/04/12 - As the most valuable event in terms of Olympic qualifying points on offer, it’s not surprisingly that the first ITU World Triathlon Series of 2012 managed to shake up the London simulation. What’s... |

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New Zealand names Olympic team for London 2012

New Zealand names Olympic team for London 2012

18/04/12 - It was delight all around as Triathlon New Zealand and the NZOC confirmed the New Zealand team for the London Olympic Games at a function in Auckland on Wednesday afternoon. Dave Currie made the... |

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Germany’s Steffen Justus claims debut ITU World Triathlon Series title in Sydney

Germany’s Steffen Justus claims debut ITU World Triathlon Series title in Sydney

14/04/12 - Germany’s Steffen Justus broke through for the biggest win of his ITU career, in an elite men’s ITU World Triathlon Series race that had twists and turns at every corner in Sydney on Saturday. After... |

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2012 Olympic qualifying update after Oceania Championships

2012 Olympic qualifying update after Oceania Championships

15/03/12 - After New Zealand claimed both Oceania spots heading into Beijing in 2008, Australian high performance manager Michael Flynn said taking those two spots at the 2012 Devonport OTU Oceania Triathlon... |

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Brendan Sexton the top man at 2012 OTU Oceania Championships in Devonport

Brendan Sexton the top man at 2012 OTU Oceania Championships in Devonport

10/03/12 - Australia’s Brendan Sexton turned an unexpected opportunity into the best possible result in Australia on Saturday, when he claimed his first Elite Men’s Oceania Championship in Devonport. Sexton put in... |

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Epic trans-Tasman battle set for 2012 Devonport OTU Oceania Championships

Epic trans-Tasman battle set for 2012 Devonport OTU Oceania Championships

05/03/12 - The Oceania Championships are always a tough trans-Tasman battle between two powerful triathlon nations: Australia and New Zealand. This weekend the 2012 Devonport OTU Triathlon Oceania Championships,... |

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Kate McIlroy, Aaron Royle triumph over Dutch in Kinloch

Kate McIlroy, Aaron Royle triumph over Dutch in Kinloch

06/02/12 - Australia’s Aaron Royle made the most of Beijing Olympian Kris Gemmell’s misfortune to win the 2012 Kinloch OTU Sprint Triathlon Oceania Cup. Wearing the number one for the event, Gemmell was forced... |

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Best of 2011: The 2011 ITU World Cup Series

Best of 2011: The 2011 ITU World Cup Series

29/12/11 - The courses may have been a mixture of new and old on the ITU World Cup circuit this year, but the podiums were filled with first-time winners in 2011. There were a total of 10 new World Cup winners, and... |

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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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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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Strong fields turn out as 2011 World Cup series resumes in Huatulco, Mexico

Strong fields turn out as 2011 World Cup series resumes in Huatulco, Mexico

03/10/11 - The ITU Triathlon World Cup series resumes this weekend and returns to Mexico for the second time in 2011, with the always sunny Huatulco hosting the sixth cup this year. This holiday hotspot has been a... |

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Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship series kicks-off in style

Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship series kicks-off in style

08/04/11 - The 2011 Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship series had a high-flying start today when the season was kicked-off, literally, at altitude. Triathletes like Bevan Docherty, Kris Gemmell, Laurent... |

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Vicky Holland, Kris Gemmell triumph in Wellington

Vicky Holland, Kris Gemmell triumph in Wellington

12/03/11 - Vicky Holland (GBR) and Kris Gemmell (NZL) were victorious in Wellington, New Zealand today at the Oceania Championships.  Gemmell, an Olympian and 4-time World Cup winner, claimed his second straight... |

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Oceania Championships Preview

Oceania Championships Preview

08/03/11 - At this weekend’s 2011 OTU Oceania Triathlon Championships in Wellington, Andrea Hewitt (NZL) is the favourite to defend her elite women’s title, but it will mean more than before as this will be the... |

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Around the Triathlon Web World

Around the Triathlon Web World

17/02/11 - It’s been a busy week for Triathlon in cyberspace, with retirements, comebacks, season starts and London the major flavour. Here, in convenient bite sized pieces, is your guide to what the world has... |

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Twitter Round-up with the Stars of ITU

Twitter Round-up with the Stars of ITU

10/02/11 - Some of them have been training, more have been watching the Superbowl, a couple of them have been hanging out with skateboard legend Tony Hawk, and even one of them has discovered that she is one of the... |

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Auckland to Host 2012 Grand Final

Auckland to Host 2012 Grand Final

28/06/10 - ITU announced today that Auckland, New Zealand will host the 2012 ITU World Championship Series Grand Final. The news was made official by members of Triathlon New Zealand at a press conference on the... |

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Don Takes Top Prize at Hy-Vee

Don Takes Top Prize at Hy-Vee

14/06/10 - Great Britain’s Tim Don took home the $200,000 top prize at today’s Hy-Vee Elite Cup in Des Moines, breaking away from the field at the start of the run to win in 1:50:20. New Zealand’s Kris Gemmell... |

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Ranked 3 - Hewitt & Gemmell

Ranked 3 - Hewitt & Gemmell

04/09/09 - Andrea Hewitt broke her way onto the scene winning the 2005 under23 world championships in Gamagori, Japan and has since gone on to bigger and better things. 2008 saw Hewitt put in a strong performance at... |

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Frodeno Gets First Win in Japan

Frodeno Gets First Win in Japan

23/08/09 - Reigning Olympic Champion, Jan Frodeno of Germany, finally claimed his first major win outside of the Olympic Games today at the Yokohama Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship Series event in a... |

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Brownlee Unstoppable in London

Brownlee Unstoppable in London

15/08/09 - The unstoppable Alistair Brownlee again showed he is the real deal taking his fourth Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship Series win in four starts in front of an elated home crowd in London,... |

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Whitfield gets Beijing Revenge

Whitfield gets Beijing Revenge

27/06/09 - Canadian Simon Whitfields renown sprint finish did not let him down today at the Hy-Vee ITU Triathlon Elite Cup.  In what seemed like a replay from the Beijing Olympic Games, four men came into the finish... |

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Brownlee Destroys Field in Spain

Brownlee Destroys Field in Spain

31/05/09 - Although the mens race lacked the excitement of a sprint finish it too provided some exceptionally compelling competition as talented young Brit, Alistair Brownlee, put himself on the map with a dominant... |

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Gemmell in Aggressive Mindset

Gemmell in Aggressive Mindset

27/05/09 - New Zealand’s Kris Gemmell is intent on an aggressive approach to this weekends Dextro Energy Triathlon - ITU World Championship Series in Madrid, hoping to replicate the form that saw him finish second... |

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Madrid World Champs - Men

Madrid World Champs - Men

25/05/09 - The 2009 Dextro Energy Triathlon – ITU World Championship Series got underway with an electric men’s race in Tongyeong, Korea. Following breakaways on the bike, first by France’s Frederic Belaubre... |

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In Profile: Kris Gemmell, NZL

In Profile: Kris Gemmell, NZL

07/04/09 - Having finished second at the Mooloolaba ITU World Cup at the end of March, Kris endured a torrid weekend back racing on home turf at the New Plymouth Oceania Cup when he crashed on the bike at... |

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Docherty & Sweetland Win In NZ

Docherty & Sweetland Win In NZ

06/04/09 - Taranaki turned on its Sunday best for the finale to the Port Taranaki World Tri Festival with the ITU Continental Cup races held in New Plymouth, New Zealamd. Three days of stunning weather and action... |

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Atkinson Wins on Home Soil

Atkinson Wins on Home Soil

29/03/09 - Australia’s Courtney Atkinson won his home race at Mooloolaba on the Sunshine Coast in a time of 1:52:05 to kick start his 2009 season. Kris Gemmell from New Zealand ran strongly for second to prevent... |

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Mooloolaba looking ‘Swell’

Mooloolaba looking ‘Swell’

26/03/09 - The likelihood of a big swell at Mooloolaba is not daunting for race favourites Emma Moffatt and Brad Kahlefeldt, in fact both broke into wide grins at the prospect of a big surf for Sundays opening ITU... |

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World Cup Season Opener Sunday

World Cup Season Opener Sunday

18/03/09 - Trans Tasman Rivals race head to head in Season’s first World Cup Australia and New Zealand lead strong international contingent in Mooloolaba this Sunday The first ITU Triathlon World Cup of the season... |

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Tri NZ Annual Athlete Luncheon

Tri NZ Annual Athlete Luncheon

19/11/08 - Triathlon New Zealand celebrated another great year of elite performances at the Annual Athlete Luncheon in Auckland, to acknowledge and toast the milestone results of 2008. Any athlete having achieved a... |

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Gemmell grabs gold in Mexico

Gemmell grabs gold in Mexico

26/10/08 - Kris Gemmell of New Zealand makes it a sweep of the gold medals at the Huatulco BG Triathlon World Cup today, the final world cup of the 2008 season.  Gemmells time of 2 hours 3 minutes and 23 seconds... |

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Rana’s comeback in Kitzbühel

Rana’s comeback in Kitzbühel

20/07/08 - Ivan Rana proved hes still a force on the world cup stage as he impressively won todays Kitzbhel BG Triathlon World Cup, the last major tune-up for the athletes before The Beijing Olympics.  Rana has... |

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Weekend Continental Cup Review

Weekend Continental Cup Review

23/06/08 - The Hy-Vee ITU Triathlon World Cup is the richest and most lucrative event on the 2008 ITU calendar but it wasn’t the only race this past weekend with Continental Cup events in Japan and Germany. On... |

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