Tagged News for London 2012

Switzerland reveals London 2012 Olympic team

Switzerland reveals London 2012 Olympic team

15/06/12 - Swiss Triathlon has announced the four triathletes selected for the London 2012 Olympic Games.  The team will be Nicola Spirig, Daniela Ryf, Sven Riederer and Ruedi Wild. Reigning European champion... |

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France selects team for London 2012 Olympics

France selects team for London 2012 Olympics

14/06/12 - The French Triathlon Federation has announced the selection of the six triathletes to represent France at the London 2012 Olympic Game. The three women’s places are awarded to Jessica Harrison, Carole... |

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Canada announces Olympic team for London 2012

Canada announces Olympic team for London 2012

12/06/12 - A group of five Canadian athletes are determined to deliver a knock-out punch when they step into the Olympic triathlon ring for the 2012 Games in London, July 27-August 12. Led by wily two-time Olympic... |

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Australian women’s team finalised for London 2012

Australian women’s team finalised for London 2012

12/06/12 - Emma Moffatt, Erin Densham and Emma Jackson will make up the women’s Australian Olympic team for the triathlon event at the London 2012 Olympic Games. In a nation of numerous world class triathletes,... |

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British Olympic team announced for London 2012

British Olympic team announced for London 2012

09/06/12 - With less than 50 days to go until the start of the London 2012 Olympics, the British Olympic Association (BOA) has announced today the six triathletes officially selected to represent Team GB at the... |

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Record number of countries earn spots at London 2012 Olympic Games

Record number of countries earn spots at London 2012 Olympic Games

05/06/12 - After the International Triathlon Union’s (ITU) two-year Olympic qualification period officially ended last week, ITU yesterday began notifying the National Olympic Committees (NOCs) and National... |

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Japan announces Olympic team for London 2012

Japan announces Olympic team for London 2012

05/06/12 - The Japan Triathlon Union (JTU) has announced that Juri Ide, Ai Ueda, Mariko Adachi, Yuichi Hosoda and Hirokatsu Tayama have been selected to represent Japan at the London 2012 Olympic Games. Over the... |

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Australian men’s team named for London 2012 Olympic Games

Australian men’s team named for London 2012 Olympic Games

04/06/12 - Beijing Olympians Brad Kahlefeldt and Courtney Atkinson will make their second Games appearance, joined by young-gun Brendan Sexton, after the Australian Olympic Committee today named its men’s team for... |

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London 2012 Olympic Qualification, the final men’s picture

London 2012 Olympic Qualification, the final men’s picture

31/05/12 - Two years after it started at Madrid in 2010, the ITU’s official Olympic qualification period has ended. While the official date is May 31st, the ITU World Triathlon Madrid race was the final chance to... |

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London 2012 Olympic Qualification: the final women’s picture

London 2012 Olympic Qualification: the final women’s picture

31/05/12 - Two years after it started at Madrid in 2010, the ITU’s official Olympic qualification period has ended. While the official date is May 31st, the ITU World Triathlon Madrid races were the final chance... |

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ITU President joins Olympic Torch Relay in Athens

ITU President joins Olympic Torch Relay in Athens

18/05/12 - ITU President and IOC Member Marisol Casado attended the Handing over Ceremony of the Olympic Flame by the Hellenic Olympic Committee (HOC) to the London Organizing Committee of the Olympic Games in the... |

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London 2012 Olympic Qualifying Update after San Diego

London 2012 Olympic Qualifying Update after San Diego

16/05/12 - The two-year ITU Olympic Qualification Period is almost at an end after the penultimate race in the city where triathlon was invented. The ITU World Triathlon San Diego held plenty of hopes and dreams,... |

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ITU completes final London 2012 site visit

ITU completes final London 2012 site visit

11/05/12 - The International Triathlon Union (ITU) recently completed its final site visit before the rapidly approaching London 2012 Olympic Games. ITU Technical Delegates for London, Thanos Nikopoulos, ITU Senior... |

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London 2012 - Olympic flame lit at Olympia

London 2012 - Olympic flame lit at Olympia

10/05/12 - With only 78 days until the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games, the Olympic flame was today lit at Olympia during a ceremony organised by the Hellenic Olympic Committee (HOC). The lighting... |

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Olympic Qualification Update post Eilat and Ishigaki

Olympic Qualification Update post Eilat and Ishigaki

25/04/12 - As we make our way down to the business end of the Olympic qualification process, each and every race has the potential to have a big impact on the final field for the London 2012 Olympic Games. It’s... |

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Anti-Doping Updates April 25, 2012

Anti-Doping Updates April 25, 2012

25/04/12 - The ITU Anti-doping Team would like to congratulate the London 2012 Anti-Doping Laboratory for the duration of this summer’s Olympic and Paralympic Games on WADA granting them accreditation. According... |

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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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100 days until London 2012 Olympic Games opens

100 days until London 2012 Olympic Games opens

18/04/12 - London 2012 celebrates 100 days to go to the Olympic Games today by confirming that millions of people around the UK are getting ready to welcome the world to London. Among those getting ready are a... |

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Triathlete wins IOC’s “Show Your Best” Campaign

Triathlete wins IOC’s “Show Your Best” Campaign

30/03/12 - US Triathlete Wins Trip to London 2012 Olympic Games Ryan Celestain of Tulsa, Oklahoma, has been chosen as the first winner of the International Olympic Committee (IOC)’s “Show Your Best”... |

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2012 Olympic Qualifying Update after Mooloolaba World Cup

2012 Olympic Qualifying Update after Mooloolaba World Cup

28/03/12 - In the home straight of the London 2012 Olympics Qualifying period, which officially closes on May 31st, we’ll take a look at the Olympics simulator after every major race. By taking the current... |

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Olympic Qualification 101 – How athletes and countries get to London 2012

Olympic Qualification 101 – How athletes and countries get to London 2012

12/03/12 - When it comes down to it in London this August, there will be 55 women and 55 men battling for the ultimate sporting glory – Olympic gold. But to contend for gold, first they have to get there.  And the... |

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Be a part of the IOC’s ‘Show Your Best’ initiative

Be a part of the IOC’s ‘Show Your Best’ initiative

29/02/12 - The International Olympic Committee has launched an integrated communications campaign named ‘Show Your Best’, calling for people around the world to demonstrate their best. The campaign aims to... |

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ITU selects Technical Officials for triathlon competition at London 2012

ITU selects Technical Officials for triathlon competition at London 2012

20/02/12 - The International Triathlon Union (ITU) is pleased to announce the 42 Technical Officials who will oversee and officiate the triathlon competition at the London Olympic Games.  The selected officials hail... |

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London 2012 Olympic Torch Relay

London 2012 Olympic Torch Relay

14/02/12 - Earlier this month the London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) released details surrounding the lighting of the Olympic Flame on 10 May and its arrival into the UK on 18... |

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London 2012 unveils anti-doping laboratory for Olympics and Paralympics

London 2012 unveils anti-doping laboratory for Olympics and Paralympics

26/01/12 - The ITU anti-doping team would like you to be aware that the London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) unveiled the WADA accredited anti-doping laboratory which will operate... |

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IOC wraps up penultimate visit to London

IOC wraps up penultimate visit to London

07/10/11 - Concluding its ninth and penultimate visit to the city of London (5-7 October), the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) Coordination Commission for the 2012 Olympic Games found good progress being... |

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The London Olympic rehearsal has been run and won, here’s what we learned

The London Olympic rehearsal has been run and won, here’s what we learned

08/08/11 - It was one of the events we looked forward to all year, and the races did not disappoint as Helen Jenkins claimed her first Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship Series win before Alistair... |

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One year to go until Triathlon at the London 2012 Olympic Games

One year to go until Triathlon at the London 2012 Olympic Games

04/08/11 - Exactly one year from today the best female triathletes in the world will dive into The Serpentine in the battle for Olympic gold. Which means it is the perfect time to revisit triathlon’s history in the... |

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A look at London’s new WCS and Olympic course

A look at London’s new WCS and Olympic course

03/08/11 - London has been a round of the Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship Series since its inaugural year in 2009, but this year offers a new twist in the English capital. The 2011 course will... |

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Olympic selection on the line in London next weekend

Olympic selection on the line in London next weekend

29/07/11 - While it’s still 12 months until the triathlon competitions at the London 2012 Olympic Games, the start lists for both the men’s and women’s gold medal races could become a little clearer after the... |

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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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Battle for Olympic qualification

Battle for Olympic qualification

21/07/11 - The ITU’s international triathlon circuit, which includes the Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship Series, World Cups and Continental Championships, is also the battleground for Olympic... |

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ITU announces 2011 Athlete and Coach Scholarships

ITU announces 2011 Athlete and Coach Scholarships

11/05/11 - The International Triathlon Union (ITU), the worldwide governing body for triathlon, today announced recipients of its Athlete and Coaching Scholarships. With the long-term goal of participating at an... |

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Triathlon a sell out hit at London 2012

Triathlon a sell out hit at London 2012

28/04/11 - Triathlon’s London 2012 Olympic Games is off to a stellar start, with the men’s and women’s events one of the first to completely sell out in the first round of ticketing this week. Along with... |

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The hottest topics in science and triathlon

The hottest topics in science and triathlon

16/03/11 - Expect pacing, recovery and new technology to monitor performance to be the hot scientific topics in triathlon this year. It’s just a week out from the first World Conference of Science in Triathlon... |

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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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London Ready to Host 2012 Olympic Triathlon

London Ready to Host 2012 Olympic Triathlon

27/07/10 - With two years to go until the opening ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games, the ITU Triathlon World Championships demonstrated that London’s preparations are right on track by hosting one of... |

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The Countdown Is On For 2012

The Countdown Is On For 2012

31/10/09 - With exactly 1000 days left to the beginning of London 2012, detailed planning has already begun to make the triathlon event even more spectacular than previous years. Staging one of the most spectator... |

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London 2012 Pictogram Unveiled

London 2012 Pictogram Unveiled

15/10/09 - London 2012 have revealed their pictograms for the 2012 Olympic Games and the International Triathlon Union takes great pleasure in unveiling the design for triathlon. The pictogram will not only... |

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