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Olympic Update for all National Federations

Olympic Update for all National Federations

22/11/07 - As the Beijing Olympic Games is nine months away, ITU would like to have close communication with the National Federations, athletes, coaches about the details of the Olympic Triathlon competition. A... |

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Allen to Defend Olympic Gold

Allen to Defend Olympic Gold

12/02/07 - Athens Triathlon Olympic gold medalist Kate Allen of Austria has announced she has her sights set for the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games to try and defend her title.  Allen has been absent from the world cup... |

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Who will make it to Beijing 2008?

Who will make it to Beijing 2008?

03/10/06 - Interested in who will make to the starting line for the Beijing Olympic games? Well why not follow the Olympic simulations from our statistics team, that track who is in line for the most coveted 55... |

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Beijing coutdown begins….

Beijing coutdown begins….

08/08/06 - A day ahead of the two-year countdown to Beijing 2008, the Organising Committee for the Beijing Games (BOCOGb) has launched the pictograms that will identify each of the sports on the Olympic programme in... |

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On the track to Beijing 2008, by Andreu Alfonso

On the track to Beijing 2008, by Andreu Alfonso

30/05/06 - The cycle starting the classification process for the Beijing Olympic Games will be getting under way in Madrid on 4 June. Running over a period of twenty-four months, it will end in June 2008, following... |

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Five More Spots for Triathlon

Five More Spots for Triathlon

06/02/06 - CANADA, Vancouver - The International Triathlon Union (ITU) announced today that the IOC Executive Board has awarded 5 additional spots for the triathlon competition in the 2008 Beijing Olympic Games. ... |

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Triathlon on 2012 Olympic programme

Triathlon on 2012 Olympic programme

07/07/05 - Singapore IOC 117th Session: For Immediate Release: The IOC today confirmed that Triathlon will continue to be a full programme sport at the Olympic Games through the 2012 London Olympic Games. The IOC... |

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Jasmine Flatters Presents to Evaluation Commission

Jasmine Flatters Presents to Evaluation Commission

10/03/05 - IOC Evaluation   Commission Visit to London: On February 17,   members of the Evaluation Commission of the IOC spent the day touring London’s   proposed venues for the 2012 Olympic Games and... |

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Vancouver 2004: Congress and Road To Beijing Multisport Leadership Conference

Vancouver 2004: Congress and Road To Beijing Multisport Leadership Conference

05/12/04 - Over 70 National Federations made the long journey to Vancouver in early December for the “Road to Beijing” Multisport Leadership Conference and ITU Congress. In the past the ITU Congress has attracted an... |

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Allen Takes Gold in a Stunning Sprint Finish

Allen Takes Gold in a Stunning Sprint Finish

25/08/04 - Amid the stunning beauty of Athens, Triathlon exploded onto the Olympic stage for the 2nd time in the sports history and the result was equally spectacular with a virtual unknown grabbing the gold in a... |

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New Zealand Takes Gold and Silver in Athens, Switzerland Grabs Bronze

New Zealand Takes Gold and Silver in Athens, Switzerland Grabs Bronze

24/08/04 - It was an exciting conclusion to two amazing days of racing here in Athens with Hamish Carter (NZL) winning the gold medal in the men |

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7 DAYS TO GO - ITU DIARY FROM ATHENS

17/08/04 - Helicopters were buzzing overhead today in Vouliagmeni rehearsing the television broadcast for tomorrows Olympic Cycling 40km Time Trial. The event is using some of the Olympic Triathlon cycling course,... |

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10 DAYS TO GO - ITU DIARY FROM ATHENS

15/08/04 - TICKETS FOR THE TRIATHLON STADIUM: Triathlon was the first sport to be sold out - all of the 3,000 seats in the Triathlon stadium at Vouliagmeni are gone. For those of you who ordered tickets, they will... |

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12 DAYS TO GO - ITU DIARY FROM ATHENS:

14/08/04 - Where do we begin to describe the experience of being in the stadium for last nights Opening Ceremonies? Perhaps with the stadium. The famous Spanish architech Santiago Calatrava has designed a massive... |

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13 DAYS TO GO - ITU DIARY FROM ATHENS:

12/08/04 - Four days from now we will be down to single digits for the count-down to the Olympic Games Triathlon. There are still things to do at the venue, but the big items are behind us and the event manager... |

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14 DAYS TO GO - ITU DIARY FROM ATHENS:

11/08/04 - Two weeks today the womens Olympic Triathlon will take place. If the weather today in Vouliagmeni is any indication of what is in store for us, things could be perfect for the event. The azure blue sea... |

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15 DAYS TO GO - ITU DIARY FROM ATHENS:

10/08/04 - With just over 2 weeks until the women dive into the 27oC water of Vouliagmeni Bay to start the Athens Olympic Games Women’s Triathlon, preparations are going very well. Gergely Markus, the Triathlon... |

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