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ITU unveils 2015 World Triathlon Series schedule

ITU unveils 2015 World Triathlon Series schedule

05/09/14 - On the back of the successful conclusion to the 2014 ITU World Triathlon Series, ITU is pleased to confirm the 2015 ITU World Triathlon Series calendar. For the first time, the 2015 Series will touch down... |

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Edmonton Grand Final: How to follow the action

Edmonton Grand Final: How to follow the action

24/08/14 - The training is all done. Taper is in full effect. Bikes are packed. Nerves are jittery. The wait for the pinnacle of the ITU season has come – the Edmonton Grand Final. Starting on Wednesday, five... |

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Precious points up for grabs in Stockholm

Precious points up for grabs in Stockholm

18/08/14 - Watch the races live here: https://triathlonlive.tv/ Find the women’s international start times here. The World Triathlon Series will be staged in Stockholm for a third time this Saturday, with the... |

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Alistair back on top in Hamburg

Alistair back on top in Hamburg

12/07/14 - Alistair Brownlee (GBR) said he was relieved afterwards to be back to his ‘old self,’ as the most successful man in World Triathlon Series history finally captured his first win in 2014. In an event rare... |

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Stakes are high in men’s WTS Hamburg

Stakes are high in men’s WTS Hamburg

09/07/14 - Watch the races live here: https://triathlonlive.tv/ Find the men’s international start times here. While the men’s races have historically been a three-man show with Javier Gomez Noya (ESP and the... |

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Women’s WTS season heats up in Hamburg

Women’s WTS season heats up in Hamburg

07/07/14 - Watch the races live here: https://triathlonlive.tv/ Find the women’s international start times here. In its fifth year on the World Triathlon Series calendar, Hamburg will again serve up double the dose... |

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Spaniards primed to conquer WTS Chicago

Spaniards primed to conquer WTS Chicago

24/06/14 - In its debut on ITU’s World Triathlon Series calendar, Chicago promises to be one of the most exciting to date with maxed out age group races and three of the top four ranked men slated to compete on... |

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Jorgensen headlines home WTS race in Chicago

Jorgensen headlines home WTS race in Chicago

24/06/14 - This weekend, the long awaited debut of Chicago on the ITU World Triathlon Series schedule will come to fruition with athletes set to tackle the two-lap Lake Michigan swim before cycling around the Windy... |

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80 days to go till WTS Edmonton

80 days to go till WTS Edmonton

05/06/14 - With 80 days to go until the Edmonton Grand Final, event organizers have begun the countdown to the pinnacle race of the World Triathlon Series. Whether you’ve already clenched your spot at the... |

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Last of Chicago entries up for grabs

Last of Chicago entries up for grabs

05/06/14 - With just three weeks away from the debut of the World Triathlon Chicago, race slots are nearly sold out. On the fence about snatching one of the last entries to the Windy City race? Let us convince you... |

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#WTSLondon social media recap

#WTSLondon social media recap

03/06/14 - [View the story “The Social Story at #WTSLondon” on Storify] |

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Mario Mola claims first WTS win in London

Mario Mola claims first WTS win in London

31/05/14 - Spain’s Mario Mola captured his first ITU World Triathlon Series win in dramatic style in London, pulling out a perfectly time sprint to hold off training partner Richard Murray in the final 100 metres 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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Spain’s Javier Gomez outsprints Mario Mola to Yokohama title

Spain’s Javier Gomez outsprints Mario Mola to Yokohama title

17/05/14 - Three races, three wins. Spain’s Javier Gomez threw-down yet another stellar performance in Yokohama on Saturday, in a race that may have reset the world order in triathlon. Previously in every WTS race... |

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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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