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Cartagena, Colombia added to 2014 World Cup schedule

Cartagena, Colombia added to 2014 World Cup schedule

17/06/14 - Nearing the halfway mark of the World Cup calendar, the ITU is pleased to announce it has added a new city to the 2014 schedule. Serving as the ninth of 10 stops, Cartagena, Colombia will host a World Cup... |

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International stars to start in Huatulco

International stars to start in Huatulco

11/06/14 - Known for its heat and hills, the Huatulco World Cup is not for the faint of heart nor the weak of legs for that matter. In its seventh year on the ITU calendar, Huatulco will see a dazzling list of... |

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Wian Sullwald: Rise of a new generation

Wian Sullwald: Rise of a new generation

22/05/14 - Wian Sullwald is the next generation of triathletes coming out of Africa. The 21 year old has grown up watching and being inspired by the likes of Claude Eksteen and, more recently, Richard Murray. His... |

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Backhouse makes it two first time World Cup winners in Chengdu

Backhouse makes it two first time World Cup winners in Chengdu

10/05/14 - It was an Aussie win at the Chengdu ITU World Cup in China today, with Gillian Backhouse (AUS) proving too strong on the run to clear out in warm and muggy conditions to win by 29 seconds from Jessica... |

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25 Things to watch out for in the 25th ITU Season

25 Things to watch out for in the 25th ITU Season

02/04/14 - This year marks the 25th anniversary of the founding of the International Triathlon Union. In keeping with the theme of all things 25 to celebrate our birthday, we look ahead to the season to come with 25... |

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ITU announces 2014 prize money

ITU announces 2014 prize money

25/03/14 - ITU today announced the prize purses for the 2014 World Triathlon Series and World Cup events.  This year, ITU has increased the bonus pool by $177,000 (all USD), making it the biggest ever with a total... |

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Katie Hursey brilliant in New Plymouth World Cup win

Katie Hursey brilliant in New Plymouth World Cup win

23/03/14 - The USA’s Katie Hursey has proved again she will be a major contender in the 2014 triathlon season in New Zealand on Sunday, collecting her third World Cup title over an impressive field in New... |

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Press conference highlights from the 2014 New Plymouth World Cup

Press conference highlights from the 2014 New Plymouth World Cup

21/03/14 - Spain’s Mario Mola, Great Britain’s Jodie Stimpson, and the USA’s Sarah Groff joined New Zealand’s Andrea Hewitt and Ryan Sissons in talking to the press ahead of the second World Cup event of the 2014... |

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New Plymouth World Cup draws triathlon heavyweights

New Plymouth World Cup draws triathlon heavyweights

19/03/14 - After a blazing start to the ITU triathlon season last weekend, World Cup action continues with a second sprint race in New Plymouth, New Zealand. The event marks the return of the World Cup circuit to... |

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Mario Mola smashes season opener World Cup

Mario Mola smashes season opener World Cup

15/03/14 - If Javier Gomez is the king of triathlon in Spain, Mario Mola is the prince. A precisely-timed killer kick during third run lap of the opening men’s ITU World Cup sprint race of the season in... |

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Gwen Jorgensen wins ITU Mooloolaba World Cup 2014

Gwen Jorgensen wins ITU Mooloolaba World Cup 2014

15/03/14 - In a USA double, Gwen Jorgensen and Katie Hursey came out on top of a 34-strong field to finish first and second respectively in the opening women’s ITU World Cup sprint race of the season at Mooloolaba... |

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World Cup roars back to action in Mooloolaba

World Cup roars back to action in Mooloolaba

14/03/14 - The 2014 ITU triathlon World Cup season officially gets underway this weekend in Mooloolaba, Australia. In the build-up to the World Triathlon Series start in Auckland, this Saturday’s sprint races will... |

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Nicola Spirig is back in the running

Nicola Spirig is back in the running

12/02/14 - After that epic sprint where she beat Lisa Norden to the Olympic gold in a photo finish in Hyde Park, London 2012 Olympic Champion Nicola Spirig married long-term partner and fellow triathlete Reto Hug.... |

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ITU World Cup season closes with challenging course

ITU World Cup season closes with challenging course

21/10/13 - After eight thrilling World Triathlon Series races and nine World Cup events, the ITU season comes to a close on Sunday in Guatape with the 10th and final World Cup of the year. But the season closer will... |

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France’s Tony Moulai finishes on a high with Tongyeong win

France’s Tony Moulai finishes on a high with Tongyeong win

13/10/13 - France’s Tony Moulai finished his ITU career in the most perfect way, pulling out a consummate performance to win his first ITU World Cup title in Tongyeong on Saturday. Moulai had to come from behind in... |

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Australia’s Emma Jackson wins first ITU World Cup title in Tongyeong

Australia’s Emma Jackson wins first ITU World Cup title in Tongyeong

13/10/13 - Australia’s Emma Jackson enlisted the help of her killer run to claim her first ITU World Cup victory in Tongyeong on Saturday, with a 10km split that was 47 seconds faster than anyone else in the field.... |

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2013 ITU World Cup season continues in Alicante

2013 ITU World Cup season continues in Alicante

24/09/13 - The 2013 World Cup season continues in Alicante this weekend, with big fields turning out for the second event in Spain this year. It’s the first World Cup event in the coastal city and the course will... |

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Florin Salvisberg wins maiden World Cup in Tiszaujvaros

Florin Salvisberg wins maiden World Cup in Tiszaujvaros

11/08/13 - Florin Salvisberg (SUI) won his first ITU World Cup race with a superb performance in Tiszaujvaros. Salvisberg, who was crowned U23 European Champion earlier this year in Holten, continued his fine form... |

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Katie Hursey triumphs in Tiszaujvaros World Cup

Katie Hursey triumphs in Tiszaujvaros World Cup

11/08/13 - Katie Hursey (USA) made it back to back World Cup wins with another controlled performance at the ITU World Cup in Tiszaujvaros. Hursey, a winner in Palamos last month, ran a brilliantly tactical race –... |

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Bryukhankov, Rouault and Sexton progress to Tiszaujvaros final

Bryukhankov, Rouault and Sexton progress to Tiszaujvaros final

10/08/13 - Pre-race favourites Alexander Bryukhankov, Grégory Rouault and Brendan Sexton are among the big names to have progressed to the ITU Tiszaujvaros World Cup final tomorrow. In a exciting day of intense... |

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Van Coevorden and McShane win heats as Australians dominate Tiszaujvaros semifinals

Van Coevorden and McShane win heats as Australians dominate Tiszaujvaros semifinals

10/08/13 - Natalie Van Coevorden and Charlotte McShane produced two controlled performances to march into tomorrow’s final at the ITU Tiszaujvaros World Cup. The Australians won both of their heats, with Van... |

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ITU World Cup circuit returns to Tiszaujvaros

ITU World Cup circuit returns to Tiszaujvaros

08/08/13 - The ITU World Cup season continues with its annual pilgrimage to Hungary this weekend for the iconic Tiszaujvaros World Cup. Last year saw the introduction of an exciting sprint semi final and final... |

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Fast Five with Canada’s Kirsten Sweetland

Fast Five with Canada’s Kirsten Sweetland

24/07/13 - Not many people would describe 22% climbs as “so fun” but then again, not many people are Kirsten Sweetland. After a second-place finish at the U23 World Championship race in 2010, Sweetland’s career... |

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Buckingham breaks for first World Cup title

Buckingham breaks for first World Cup title

14/07/13 - A well-timed bike breakaway helped Mark Buckingham secure his first World Cup title in Palamos. Although blistering heat and the high sun added challenges to the already tough course, Buckingham was... |

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World Cup circuit hits halfway mark with debut in Palamos

World Cup circuit hits halfway mark with debut in Palamos

09/07/13 - The World Cup circuit hits the halfway mark on Sunday as it debuts in the northeastern coastal city of Palamos. Spain is one of two countries to host two World Cup events in 2013, with Palamos the first... |

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Rouault runs to first World Cup win in Edmonton

Rouault runs to first World Cup win in Edmonton

24/06/13 - Gregory Rouault (FRA) ran to an emotional win at the Edmonton ITU Triathlon World Cup for his first-ever gold at a World Cup race in 57:39. “It’s amazing, my first World Cup win. For me, the condition to... |

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Canadian women sweep the podium in Edmonton

Canadian women sweep the podium in Edmonton

23/06/13 - Canada scored a huge day in the women’s race, as Emelie Kretz, Ellen Pennock and Kirsten Sweetland swept the podium for the host country at the 2013 Edmonton ITU Triathlon World Cup. “I’m really... |

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Edmonton World Cup Press Conference

Edmonton World Cup Press Conference

21/06/13 - Ahead of the ninth Edmonton World Cup, elite athletes including Australia’s Erin Densham and Peter Kerr, as well as Canada’s Andrew Mccartney, Ellen Pennock and Kyle Jones met with media on a beautiful,... |

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World Cup circuit returns to Edmonton

World Cup circuit returns to Edmonton

17/06/13 - This weekend, Edmonton will welcome an ITU World Cup race to its city for the ninth time. The familiar host city will break from the standard race format in favor of a super speedy sprint 750m swim, 20km... |

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Parienko storms to first World Cup win in Huatulco

Parienko storms to first World Cup win in Huatulco

19/05/13 - Artem Parienko (RUS) threw down a monster run on Sunday in Huatulco to take a late lead in the run and win his first ITU World Cup. “It’s my first World Cup win, and it’s a new experience for me.... |

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Oliveira earns first World Cup victory in line to line Huatulco win

Oliveira earns first World Cup victory in line to line Huatulco win

19/05/13 - Before the extreme heat of the day hit Huatulco, Brazil’s Pamela Oliveira showed her strengths when she recorded her first ever World Cup win, leading from line to line on Sunday. Austria’s Lisa... |

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Huatulco press conference highlights

Huatulco press conference highlights

17/05/13 - As athletes prepare to battle the hills and heat of Huatulco come Sunday at the third World Cup race of the year, four athletes – Mexico’s Crisanto Grajales and Claudia Rivas, and Lisa Perterer (AUT)... |

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Heat turns up for Huatulco World Cup

Heat turns up for Huatulco World Cup

14/05/13 - World Cup action heats up with the third race of the circuit in Huatulco, Mexico, set for Sunday. This is the sixth year the tourist destination has been part of the World Cup calendar, and the scorching... |

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Ryan Fisher storms to first World Cup win in Ishigaki

Ryan Fisher storms to first World Cup win in Ishigaki

14/04/13 - Wet weather conditions couldn’t keep Ryan Fisher (AUS) from storming to his first ever World Cup title in Ishigaki with a monster performance on the bike and run courses. The rising star capitalized on... |

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Japan sweeps women’s podium in Ishigaki

Japan sweeps women’s podium in Ishigaki

14/04/13 - Although wet conditions plagued the women’s race on Sunday, that didn’t stop a strong Japanese team from sweeping the podium in front of a home crowd. Olympian Ai Ueda blasted through the three-lap... |

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Weekend Race Roundup - March 18, 2013

Weekend Race Roundup - March 18, 2013

18/03/13 - The triathlon season officially got underway this weekend with the World Cup circuit having kicked off in Mooloolaba on Saturday. But the World Cup was just one of several races to take place, with South... |

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ITU announce record prize money for 2013 season

ITU announce record prize money for 2013 season

18/03/13 - On the heels of the World Cup season opener in Mooloolaba, ITU today announced that it will have the largest prize purse ever for the 2013 World Triathlon Series and World Cup events.  The total prize... |

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2012 highlights: The 2012 Season in Numbers

2012 highlights: The 2012 Season in Numbers

03/01/13 - The Olympics were obviously a major highlight of the 2012 ITU year, but overall it was a huge year for triathlon’s development worldwide - with a large number of firsts. Here we try to capture just some... |

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2012 Highlights: Year of the sprint

2012 Highlights: Year of the sprint

15/11/12 - One of the defining characteristics of this year’s World Triathlon Series and World Cup races were the number of sprint distances that appeared on the calendar. With half the distance, the five sprints... |

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ITU announces 2013 Triathlon World Cup season

ITU announces 2013 Triathlon World Cup season

09/11/12 - ITU today announced the schedule for the 2013 Triathlon World Cup season. The 2013 calendar will cover ten cities on four continents, and includes a variety of new and familiar sites, as well as a... |

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