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Throwback Thursday: 25 memorable moments

Throwback Thursday: 25 memorable moments

10/04/14 - It’s Thursday, which has become universally synonymous with blasts from the past. So, since its both #TBT and our 25th anniversary this year, here’s a look back 25 memorable moments over the years.... |

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Simon Whitfield retires from racing

Simon Whitfield retires from racing

24/10/13 - Triathlon legend Simon Whitfield (CAN) announced he’s hanging up his competition suit on Wednesday. Whitfield competed in four Olympic Games, winning the first triathlon Olympic gold medal in the... |

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London 2012: A review of the men’s race

London 2012: A review of the men’s race

07/08/13 - The men’s triathlon competition at London 2012 didn’t disappoint with an amazingly fast display of athleticism. Here’s a look back at the highlights from the men’s race one year ago. Breaking Bad The... |

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2012 Highlights: Outstanding Olympic races

2012 Highlights: Outstanding Olympic races

19/12/12 - It’s impossible to talk about highlights from the 2012 triathlon season without talking about the biggest event of the year – the Olympics. It was, without a doubt, the central focus of the year with... |

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2012 Photo of the Year Week One Result

2012 Photo of the Year Week One Result

09/11/12 - With such a large amount of stunning imagery, opinions and votes were pretty divided this week. In the end the week’s winner in the photo of the year series received 26% of the votes, just beating out... |

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London 2012 Olympic Games: The Men’s Competition Social Wrap

London 2012 Olympic Games: The Men’s Competition Social Wrap

07/08/12 - Alistair Brownlee, Javier Gomez and Jonathan Brownlee were already favourites, but put in some of the best performances of their already stellar careers to storm the Olympic podium. See the social... |

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London 2012 Olympic Games: Men to watch

London 2012 Olympic Games: Men to watch

06/08/12 - The Brownlee brothers might be the overwhelming favourites in the men’s triathlon competition at the London 2012 Olympic Games, but as history goes to show, nothing is certain in this event. Here is a... |

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London 2012 Olympic Games: What the men said pre-race

London 2012 Olympic Games: What the men said pre-race

06/08/12 - We spoke to some of the athletes who will compete in the Men’s Triathlon Competition at the London 2012 Olympic Games, about their pre-race preparations, how the race will pan out, what they noticed from... |

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Simon Whitfield named Canadian Olympic flag bearer for London 2012 Opening Ceremony

Simon Whitfield named Canadian Olympic flag bearer for London 2012 Opening Ceremony

12/07/12 - Double Olympic medallist Simon Whitfield will be the Canadian Olympic Team flag bearer for the Opening Ceremony at the London 2012 Olympic Games. The Canadian Olympic Committee made the announcement today... |

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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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ITU’s seventh year in Kitzbühel, Austria

ITU’s seventh year in Kitzbühel, Austria

22/06/12 - The 2012 ITU World Triathlon Kitzbühel welcomes the seventh year of ITU racing in the picturesque Austrian town.  Home to the legendary Hahnenkamm and one of the most storied downhill ski races in the... |

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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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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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Jonathan Brownlee starts 2012 season with dominating win in San Diego

Jonathan Brownlee starts 2012 season with dominating win in San Diego

13/05/12 - Great Britain’s Jonathan Brownlee kicked off his Olympic season with a dominant performance in San Diego, winning his second ITU World Triathlon Series event ahead of Switzerland’s Sven Riederer and... |

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London Olympic qualifying update after Huatulco, before San Diego

London Olympic qualifying update after Huatulco, before San Diego

10/05/12 - As the third race left in the official Olympic qualification period, the Huatulco ITU Triathlon World Cup always had the potential to impact the Olympic simulation in a major way. And while it didn’t... |

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Sydney Pre-Race Press Conference Highlights

Sydney Pre-Race Press Conference Highlights

12/04/12 - ITU President Marisol Casado opened the first ITU World Triathlon Series pre-race press conference of 2012 at Dextro Energy Triathlon Sydney, with Helen Jenkins, Brendan Sexton, Emma Snowsill, Simon... |

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Olympic Qualification Update after Le Morne and Tateyama Continental Championships

Olympic Qualification Update after Le Morne and Tateyama Continental Championships

11/04/12 - 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 rankings simulator after every major race. This week it’s a... |

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Countdown to the 2011 Guatape ITU World Cup continues

Countdown to the 2011 Guatape ITU World Cup continues

19/10/11 - There are still 18 days until the 2011 Guatape ITU World Cup, but organisers, officials and supporters are already looking forward to the future after the announcement of the official 2012 ITU World Cup... |

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Gold for Silva in Yokohama

Gold for Silva in Yokohama

19/09/11 - Portugal made pre-race headlines in the triathlon world with Vanessa Fernandes’s comeback but post-race focus will be centered around Joao Silva after he broke through for his first ever victory in the... |

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Yokohama Preview: A new Dextro Energy Triathlon Series begins on Monday

Yokohama Preview: A new Dextro Energy Triathlon Series begins on Monday

13/09/11 - It might still technically be 2011, but the 2012 Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship Series kicks off in Yokohama this weekend. The Yokohama round was originally scheduled for May, but... |

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Beijing Revisited: Looking back at the 2008 Olympic Games

Beijing Revisited: Looking back at the 2008 Olympic Games

31/08/11 - It’s been three years Beijing 2008 Olympic Games, when Australian Emma Snowsill and German Jan Frodeno became the third set of triathlon gold medallists in Olympic history. As we head back to Beijing for... |

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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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Findlay headlines at home as ITU World Cup circuit returns to Edmonton

Findlay headlines at home as ITU World Cup circuit returns to Edmonton

06/07/11 - The ITU World Cup circuit returns to Edmonton for the first time in four years, a perfect time to see home grown star Paula Findlay in the best form of her career. The last time there was a World Cup... |

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Q&A with Simon Whitfield

Q&A with Simon Whitfield

16/05/11 - We asked you via our Facebook page to submit your questions to Canadian legend Simon Whitfield. He took some time out between training sessions to answer a selection of them. Each week we’ll have another... |

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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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Inside Triathlon magazine’s - 15 Greatest Male Triathletes of All-Time

Inside Triathlon magazine’s - 15 Greatest Male Triathletes of All-Time

08/02/11 - A bevy of past and current ITU stars dominated Inside Triathlon magazine’s list of the 15 Greatest Male Triathletes of All-Time. Two-time World Champion Javier Gomez (ESP) and 2009 Series Champion... |

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Off-season with the stars of ITU

Off-season with the stars of ITU

25/01/11 - While many of us are still dusting off the New Year’s cobwebs, ITU’s elite athletes are busy preparing for another exhilarating season of racing.  Most have been training, some have been racing and... |

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New Gold Group Announced Today

New Gold Group Announced Today

22/06/10 - Today ITU announced the Gold Group members for the second part of the Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship Series. The group of 20 athletes includes established triathlon legends as well as... |

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Ones To Watch in Sydney

Ones To Watch in Sydney

05/04/10 - The Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship Series kicks off on Sunday in Sydney, with the world’s fastest triathletes ready to begin the quest to become the 2010 world champion. While a strong... |

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Video Feature: 2008 Medallists Relive the Beijing Olympic Triathlon

Video Feature: 2008 Medallists Relive the Beijing Olympic Triathlon

18/03/10 - We caught up with the men’s 2008 Olympic Triathlon medallists before last year’s Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship Series Washington D.C. race to walk through the final moments of the race in... |

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Two-time Olympic medalist, Simon Whitfield, to lead strong Canadian team in 2010.

Two-time Olympic medalist, Simon Whitfield, to lead strong Canadian team in 2010.

20/01/10 - Canada’s high-performance triathletes are charging into the 2010 season replete with veteran leadership and podium potential. Building on one of the most successful seasons for Canada’s senior-level... |

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Whitfield Targets Cross Country

Whitfield Targets Cross Country

26/11/09 - If you can’t beat them, join them. That seems to be the motivation for Canada’s Simon Whitfield this off-season as the double Olympic medallist looks to get back on terms with Alistair Brownlee who... |

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Whitfield Starts Vancouver Torch Relay

Whitfield Starts Vancouver Torch Relay

02/11/09 - The Vancouver Winter Olympic flame began its epic 45,000-kilometre journey around Canada, as double Olympic triathlon medallist Simon Whitfield lit the torch with speed skater Catriona Le May Doan in... |

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Whitfield and Groves Canadian Champs

Whitfield and Groves Canadian Champs

22/08/09 - Lauren Groves and Simon Whitfield are the 2009 Kelowna ITU Triathlon Pan American Premium Cup winners and Canadian National Champions.  The two ITU stars used superior race tactics to win the national... |

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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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Stellar Field at Hy-vee Elite Cup

Stellar Field at Hy-vee Elite Cup

20/06/09 - The ITU circuit moves across the USA from Washington, DC to Des Moines, Iowa for the Hy-Vee Triathlon Elite Cup and Triathlon Team World Championships. Watch live coverage now. With the largest prize... |

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Washington, DC live Coverage

Washington, DC live Coverage

17/06/09 - Watch this Sunday’s Dextro Energy Triathlon – ITU World Championship Series races live and in high resolution with the ITU’s live coverage player via www.triathlon.org/tv. Men’s race: 09:10 in... |

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Washington, DC - Men’s Preview

Washington, DC - Men’s Preview

15/06/09 - The top four men from last year’s Beijing Olympic Games are in Washington, DC this weekend to do battle once again. Their incredible sprint finish encapsulated the excitement and ferocity of triathlon... |

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Canada Set Out 2012 Plans

Canada Set Out 2012 Plans

08/06/09 - At a press conference held in Vancouver on Monday, Triathlon Canada unveiled a team who they hope can bring further Olympic medal success in 2012. The organisation has recruited an enhanced Canadian-made... |

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In Profile: Simon Whitfield (CAN)

In Profile: Simon Whitfield (CAN)

01/05/09 - The Beijing Olympic Games silver medallist Simon Whitfield is in a relaxed mood ahead of this weekend’s opening race of the Dextro Energy Triathlon - ITU World Championship Series in Tongyeong,... |

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