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2014 ITU World Triathlon Yokohama Elite Women’s Review

2014 ITU World Triathlon Yokohama Elite Women’s Review

17/05/14 - The USA’s Gwen Jorgensen returned to the top of the ITU World Triathlon Series podium in style in Yokohama on Saturday, pulling out a dominating win ahead of two breakthrough medallists. In a race where... |

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The top men turn out for World Triathlon Yokohama in 2014

The top men turn out for World Triathlon Yokohama in 2014

13/05/14 - Yokohama will be the first race of the 2014 ITU World Triathlon Series that will see Javier Gomez, Jonathan Brownlee and Alistair Brownlee go head to head in combat. The trio will duke it out over a... |

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Women return podium for WTS Yokohama

Women return podium for WTS Yokohama

12/05/14 - As the first race of Olympic qualification period ahead of the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Games, Yokohama holds special significance in this year’s World Triathlon Series. This Saturday marks the first... |

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The Social Story at #WTSCapeTown

The Social Story at #WTSCapeTown

28/04/14 - New race, new continent, but the stars at the top of the podium stayed the same in Cape Town. Wins to Jodie Stimpson and Javier Gomez see them hold onto the No.1 spot in the Threadneedle rankings, and... |

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Jodie Stimpson turns on Cape Town masterclass for back-to-back World Triathlon Series wins

Jodie Stimpson turns on Cape Town masterclass for back-to-back World Triathlon Series wins

26/04/14 - Great Britain’s Jodie Stimpson asserted her status are the female triathlete to beat in 2014, collecting her second consecutive World Triathlon Series win as the series made its debut in Africa on... |

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Big guns come out to play in Cape Town

Big guns come out to play in Cape Town

23/04/14 - In its first spin on the ITU World Triathlon Series, Cape Town will not disappoint with the lineup for the men’s race with another classic expected between Jonathan Brownlee and current men’s leader... |

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Top women toe the line in Cape Town

Top women toe the line in Cape Town

23/04/14 - In the highly anticipated debut of Africa on the World Triathlon Series calendar, the women’s race again spotlights an impressive field for the two-lap 1500m V&A waterfront swim, which will be followed... |

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ITU partners with blueseventy

ITU partners with blueseventy

22/04/14 - ITU is pleased to announce it will partner with blueseventy for several stops on the 2014 ITU World Triathlon Series. blueseventy will become the official swim and wetsuit partner for three of the eight... |

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Threadneedle Rankings launched for 2014 ITU World Triathlon Series

Threadneedle Rankings launched for 2014 ITU World Triathlon Series

04/04/14 - ITU today announced that its Global Financial Services Partner, Threadneedle Investments, will activate its sponsorship via the naming rights of the elite World Triathlon Series rankings ahead of the... |

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Auckland 2014 pre-race press conference highlights

Auckland 2014 pre-race press conference highlights

04/04/14 - Ahead of the opening race of the 2014 World Triathlon Series, some of the sport’s top athletes met the press at the Cloud in Auckland on Friday afternoon. Here are some of the highlights of what Jonathan... |

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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 celebrates 25th anniversary

ITU celebrates 25th anniversary

01/04/14 - April 1st, 2014 marks the International Triathlon Union’s 25th anniversary, and a wide variety of events and projects will be taking place this year at ITU events worldwide to mark the occasion. From the... |

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You think you know triathlon?

You think you know triathlon?

31/03/14 - March madness may nearly be over, but triathlon insanity is just beginning. At the launch of the 2014 World Triathlon Series in Auckland this weekend, challenge your friends to a little game of... |

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Workout Wednesday with Laura Siddall

Workout Wednesday with Laura Siddall

25/03/14 - After winning her age group three years in a row, Laura Siddall is leaving behind her day job to focus on triathlon full time. As a world champion at both the sprint and standard distances, check out this... |

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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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ITU partners with Universal Sports Network to broadcast triathlon in US

ITU partners with Universal Sports Network to broadcast triathlon in US

18/03/14 - The International Triathlon Union (ITU) and Universal Sports Network announced today a new multi-year rights agreement to air global triathlon events in the United States through 2018. The deal gives... |

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Workout Wednesday with Steve McKeown

Workout Wednesday with Steve McKeown

17/03/14 - British age group world champion Steve McKeown feels the need, the need for speed. Having started the sport in just 2009, McKeown claimed the men’s 45-49 title on home soil in London last year. With the... |

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Workout Wednesday with Udo van Stevendaal

Workout Wednesday with Udo van Stevendaal

12/03/14 - After posting a top 10 finish at the age group Triathlon World Championships in his native Germany back in 2007, Udo Van Stevendaal returned to the World Championship race last year. This time he... |

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Women rock the triathlon world

Women rock the triathlon world

08/03/14 - In honor of International Women’s Day, we salute all of our talented women and take a look back at some spectacular highlights these incredible athletes accomplished in 2013. Non Stanford doubles... |

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TransCanada named Grand Final title sponsor

TransCanada named Grand Final title sponsor

03/03/14 - ITU is pleased to announce the local organising committee for the 2014 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Edmonton has confirmed TransCanada will serve as the title sponsor for the World Championship race.... |

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Workout Wednesday with Stephen Farrell

Workout Wednesday with Stephen Farrell

19/02/14 - Training for triathlon is no easy feat, much less when you add working out with a job and a family. So we thought who better to turn to for advice than the people that have successfully balanced the... |

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ITU announces partnership with Threadneedle

ITU announces partnership with Threadneedle

17/02/14 - ITU today announced a three-year partnership with leading international investment management firm Threadneedle Investments (Threadneedle) to become the global financial sponsor of the World Triathlon... |

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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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Helen Jenkins is back in the hunt

Helen Jenkins is back in the hunt

29/01/14 - Helen Jenkins is one unstoppable Brit. She has won a World Championship title both in a single day and over the course of the season. She’s a two-time Olympian who finished higher than any British female... |

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Ivan Raña races on to new distances

Ivan Raña races on to new distances

16/01/14 - With three berths to the Olympics and three ITU World Championship medals, and a world title to his name, it’s safe to say Ivan Rana is one accomplished triathlete. This year he kicked it up another... |

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ITU revamps scoring system for 2014 World Triathlon Series

ITU revamps scoring system for 2014 World Triathlon Series

15/01/14 - ITU today announced a revamp of the World Triathlon Series for the 2014 season. In addition to the WTS ranking system change, ITU also revealed qualification procedures for the 2014 Mixed Relay World... |

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2013 Winning Photo of the Year

2013 Winning Photo of the Year

10/01/14 - The 2013 Photo of the Year competition was nearly as epic as the sensational season of racing. We’ve already recounted what we thought were the most memorable racing moments of the year. So without... |

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Photo Competition Week Nine: The Final Shot

Photo Competition Week Nine: The Final Shot

08/01/14 - Over the last eight weeks, we asked you to vote on the top photo from the 2013 World Triathlon Series. We saw both close battles and landslide wins, making for one heated year for our annual photo... |

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Photo Competition Week Eight: London

Photo Competition Week Eight: London

30/12/13 - The World Triathlon London has become one of the most epic courses in the sport. Not only can athletes compete on the same course that has seen World and Olympic Champions named, they do it while... |

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2013 Memorable Moments: Alistair’s got guts

2013 Memorable Moments: Alistair’s got guts

28/12/13 - Injuries cause athletes to withdraw from races all the time and rightfully so. Competing on an injury can end a career if an athlete takes it too far. But Alistair Brownlee would show no signs of... |

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2013 Memorable Moments: Alistair Brownlee can climb

2013 Memorable Moments: Alistair Brownlee can climb

26/12/13 - There’s no question about it. Alistair Brownlee is one beast of a triathlete. As if his xx World Triathlon Series titles, Olympic gold medal and two world championship titles weren’t enough, he... |

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2013 Memorable Moments: Expect the Unexpected

2013 Memorable Moments: Expect the Unexpected

25/12/13 - In triathlon, you have to expect the unexpected. It’s one of the hallmarks of triathlon, that nothing is ever certain no matter the training time you put in. That was never truer in two crucial World... |

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Photo Competition Week Seven: Stockholm

Photo Competition Week Seven: Stockholm

23/12/13 - When it comes to a scenic race, you simply can’t beat Stockholm. It’s stately buildings, soft light and charming cobblestone streets are the perfect getaway for an enchanted weekend. Add in the world’s... |

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Entries now open for ITU World Triathlon Cape Town

Entries now open for ITU World Triathlon Cape Town

18/12/13 - Entries are now open for the ITU World Triathlon Cape Town. To enter go to the registration page on the official event website capetown.triathlon.org WTS Cape Town is the first ITU WTS triathlon to be... |

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Photo Competition Week Six: Hamburg

Photo Competition Week Six: Hamburg

16/12/13 - At the world’s biggest triathlon in Hamburg, there’s an endless amount of action to capture with over 10,000 athletes competing over two days. This year, a thrilled Anne Haug kept her world title campaign... |

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Photo Competition: Week Five Results

Photo Competition: Week Five Results

14/12/13 - Well, folks, mooove on over because we have one heifer of a winning photo this week. Too corny? Probably. But that didn’t keep two beef cakes from making the most liked photo from the World Triathlon... |

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2013 Photo Competition: Week 4 Results

2013 Photo Competition: Week 4 Results

06/12/13 - This week’s photo competition saw another landslide win, with one photo taking a whopping 44% of the votes. No other photo came close to giving the top pic a run for its money with the next closest... |

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Get to know Gwen Jorgensen

Get to know Gwen Jorgensen

03/12/13 - Gwensanity became a household noun this year when Gwen Jorgensen became the first American woman to win a World Triathlon Series event. Then she cemented herself as one to watch when she followed up her... |

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Best of moments: Anne Haug knows how to bridge

Best of moments: Anne Haug knows how to bridge

28/11/13 - The 2013 season was loaded with “best of” moments that make you sit back and marvel at the amount of talent and dedication of ITU athletes. Anne Haug set off a rash of said moments with her season opening... |

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2013 Photo Competition: Week 1 Results

2013 Photo Competition: Week 1 Results

15/11/13 - The first week of the annual photo competition kicked off in style with a nice battle between photo ninja Delly Carr’s shot of Javier Gomez hungrily attacking the tough course in Auckland and his... |

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