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What to look out for in the 2016 season

What to look out for in the 2016 season

04/02/16 - It’s been a long, hard wait, but the 2016 season is finally upon us. And what a season it’s going to be. From naming Olympic and Paralympic champions to crowning World Champions, this is going to be... |

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Photo Competition: WTS Stockholm

Photo Competition: WTS Stockholm

27/12/15 - As the last stop on the European leg of the World Triathlon Series, elites had to tackle the cobblestone streets in the Swedish capital city of Stockholm. On both the men’s and women’s side, the... |

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Photo competition: Hamburg

Photo competition: Hamburg

26/12/15 - Hamburg is always the biggest and most anticipated race in the Series. Coinciding once again with the Mixed Relay World Championships, 2015 brought forth an epic and eventful weekend of triathlon.... |

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Photo Competition: WTS Gold Coast

Photo Competition: WTS Gold Coast

21/12/15 - Gold Coast returned to the Series this year in roaring fashion for the first time since it hosted the inaugural Grand Final back in 2009. With the gorgeous backdrop and ideal weather that is perfect for... |

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Photo Competition: WTS Abu Dhabi

Photo Competition: WTS Abu Dhabi

19/12/15 - We still can’t get over how epic the 2015 World Triathlon Series season was. From Javier Gomez Noya fulfilling his drive for five World Championship titles and becoming the first athlete to ever do so,... |

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Jorgensen to defend world title on home soil

Jorgensen to defend world title on home soil

13/09/15 - The women’s ITU World Championship title will be decided in a heated battle on Friday at the ITU World Triathlon Grand Final Chicago with only 300 points separating the first two women - both Americans.... |

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Holland claims second WTS title in Edmonton

Holland claims second WTS title in Edmonton

06/09/15 - Vicky Holland (GBR) scorched through the run at the penultimate race of the 2015 World Triathlon Series in Edmonton to score her second World Triathlon win of the year. Behind her, Flora Duffy (BER) and... |

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Tickets to Women’s Grand Final Luncheon with keyonte speaker Donna de Varona now on sale

Tickets to Women’s Grand Final Luncheon with keyonte speaker Donna de Varona now on sale

04/09/15 - The ITU Women’s Committee will be hosting a luncheon on Thursday, Sept. 17, to discuss women in triathlon and the positive impact sport has on women, with U.S. Olympic gold medalist Donna de Varona as the... |

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Columbia Threadneedle Rankings Report Stockholm 2015

Columbia Threadneedle Rankings Report Stockholm 2015

26/08/15 - Welcome to the sixth Columbia Threadneedle Rankings Report of 2015, a new series initiated by Columbia Threadneedle Investments which will be distributed after each ITU World Triathlon Series... |

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Spaniards top start list in Stockholm

Spaniards top start list in Stockholm

18/08/15 - The always impressive Javier Gomez Noya (ESP) is the man to beat in Stockholm, as are compatriots Mario Mola (ESP) and Fernando Alarza (ESP), the three of whom top the Columbia Threadneedle Rankings.... |

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Sarah True returns to defend Stockholm title

Sarah True returns to defend Stockholm title

18/08/15 - With just three races left on the 2016 calendar, the points race for World Championship crowns has heated up as the World Triathlon Series heads to Stockholm. This year the course will feature a new swim... |

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Columbia Threadneedle Investments named as title sponsor of World Triathlon Leeds

Columbia Threadneedle Investments named as title sponsor of World Triathlon Leeds

05/08/15 - Columbia Threadneedle Investments, a leading global asset management group, has been confirmed as the title sponsor for the Leeds round of the prestigious 2016 ITU World Triathlon Series next summer. The... |

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Spaniards head up men’s race in Hamburg

Spaniards head up men’s race in Hamburg

15/07/15 - The Spaniards round out the first three positions on the start list after showcasing a dominating season for their country. Javier Gomez Noya returns after skipping London. He competed in the ETU European... |

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2016 ITU World Triathlon Series calendar complete

2016 ITU World Triathlon Series calendar complete

13/07/15 - Following the release of the 2016 ITU World Triathlon Series calendar last month, ITU is pleased to confirm dates and distances for each race. The 2016 WTS schedule is now complete with the addition of... |

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2016 World Triathlon Series calendar revealed

2016 World Triathlon Series calendar revealed

15/06/15 - ITU is pleased to confirm the 2016 ITU World Triathlon Series calendar. In its eighth season, the World Triathlon Series will feature at least eight stops, with two cities debuting for the first... |

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US women sweep London with Jorgensen on top

US women sweep London with Jorgensen on top

31/05/15 - The Star - Spangled Banner was represented by more than one on the podium on Sunday as the USA women swept yet another podium in the 2015 ITU World Triathlon London. Gwen Jorgensen continued her... |

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Alistair Brownlee busts out home British win

Alistair Brownlee busts out home British win

31/05/15 - Making his home country proud, Alistair Brownlee (GBR) captured a breakaway win at the 2015 ITU World Triathlon London on Sunday. With the familiar crowd cheering him on in Hyde Park as he crossed the... |

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Columbia Threadneedle Rankings Report Yokohama 2015

Columbia Threadneedle Rankings Report Yokohama 2015

19/05/15 - Welcome to the third Columbia Threadneedle Rankings Report of 2015 following the World Triathlon Yokohama. Women’s Review The Gwensanity streak continued in Japan. By taking her third consecutive... |

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Locations confirmed for World Championship races

Locations confirmed for World Championship races

19/05/15 - Following the ITU Executive Board meeting that was held in conjunction with the World Triathlon Yokohama, the International Triathlon Union (ITU) is pleased to confirm the locations of multiple World... |

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Jorgensen and Stanford back in action in Yokohama

Jorgensen and Stanford back in action in Yokohama

12/05/15 - Yokohama this weekend marks the fifth race and halfway stage in the 2015 ITU World Triathlon Series, in a season that has so far provided great contrast between the men and women in regards to the... |

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Top men vie for Yokohama title

Top men vie for Yokohama title

12/05/15 - If the women’s WTS season has been dominated by a certain American, the men’s racing has been anything but a one-person show, with the four WTS events this season throwing up three different winners... |

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Hunter Kemper in the hunt for fifth Olympics

Hunter Kemper in the hunt for fifth Olympics

11/05/15 - If anyone is deserving of the ‘veteran’ tag in sport, Hunter Kemper is somewhere near the front of the queue, as the passionate 39-year-old American triathlete has been at the front throughout most of... |

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ITU announce new global merchandise and licensing partner

ITU announce new global merchandise and licensing partner

03/05/15 - On the back of the news that ITU will secure the World Triathlon Series for five years just last week, ITU today announced that Tribe Solutions Inc. will serve as its new exclusive global merchandising... |

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Alistair Brownlee captures World Triathlon Series in 18 in Cape Town

Alistair Brownlee captures World Triathlon Series in 18 in Cape Town

26/04/15 - Not even a stumble on the run could stop Alistair Brownlee‘s return to the top of the World Triathlon Series podium in Cape Town on Sunday, as the most successful athlete in series history, he took his... |

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Crown up for grabs in Cape Town

Crown up for grabs in Cape Town

21/04/15 - Cape Town marks the fourth stop and the third continent on the 2015 ITU World Triathlon Series. Having just been added to the WTS line up last year, the South African course is a standard distance affair,... |

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World Triathlon Series hits 50-race milestone

World Triathlon Series hits 50-race milestone

10/04/15 - The ITU World Triathlon Gold Coast marks the 50th WTS race since the new format began in 2009. During that time athletes from 65 different nations have competed in the Series and we have given out over... |

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Press conference highlights from the World Triathlon Series Gold Coast

Press conference highlights from the World Triathlon Series Gold Coast

09/04/15 - The World Triathlon Series returns to the Gold Coast for the first time in six years this weekend. Today some of the ITU’s stars met the press. Gwen Jorgensen (USA) On her current undefeated streak of... |

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Jorgensen out to make more history as WTS returns to the Gold Coast

Jorgensen out to make more history as WTS returns to the Gold Coast

07/04/15 - Australia’s Gold Coast has already witnessed plenty of triathlon history. It hosted just the third ITU World Championships in 1991, before becoming the first Grand Final host when the World Triathlon... |

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Top ranked men turn out for WTS Gold Coast return

Top ranked men turn out for WTS Gold Coast return

07/04/15 - The World Triathlon Series returns to Australia’s Gold Coast for the first time since 2009 with an all-star cast of men lining up. So far this WTS season, the men have been mixing it up with a variety of... |

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Gwen Jorgensen secures first WTS Auckland win

Gwen Jorgensen secures first WTS Auckland win

28/03/15 - American Gwen Jorgensen finally got a long awaited win at the 2015 World Triathlon Series in Auckland on Sunday after three attempts. The victory rocketed the American to 10 WTS wins and cemented her... |

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Impressive men’s elite roster for WTS Auckland

Impressive men’s elite roster for WTS Auckland

25/03/15 - The second stop of the ITU World Triathlon Series touches down in Auckland this Sunday, which brings forth some of the sport’s top men all vying to take home the next circuit title in the season’s... |

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Star-studded line up set for WTS Auckland

Star-studded line up set for WTS Auckland

25/03/15 - The second stop of the ITU World Triathlon Series touches down in Auckland this Sunday, which includes a roster of the highest star-studded potential all vying to take home the next circuit title in the... |

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Mario Mola snatches Series opener WTS title

Mario Mola snatches Series opener WTS title

07/03/15 - Abu Dhabi kicked off the 2015 World Series with the elite men leaving it all down to end. In a final kick, Mario Mola (ESP) earned his second-ever World Triathlon Series title with a time of 52:32 when he... |

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Tune into the WTS with Triathlonlive and Trifecta

Tune into the WTS with Triathlonlive and Trifecta

06/03/15 - With ten races on the ITU World Triathlon Series calendar, there’s more action than ever before. And with Olympic qualification on the line, the stakes are doubly as high this year. To make sure you... |

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Reigning World Champs headline WTS Abu Dhabi

Reigning World Champs headline WTS Abu Dhabi

03/03/15 - The 2015 ITU World Triathlon Series (WTS) will get off to a scintillating start come this Saturday when the world’s fastest athletes line up for a speedy splash and dash sprint race in Abu Dhabi. The... |

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Who to watch in the 2015 season

Who to watch in the 2015 season

25/02/15 - Today we continue highlighting the 2015 ITU season by highlighting the athletes that are likely to shake things up this year. The World Triathlon Series gets underway with World Triathlon Abu Dhabi on... |

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What to watch for at 2015 World Triathlon Series

What to watch for at 2015 World Triathlon Series

24/02/15 - With the World Triathlon Series kicking off in just over a week, we break down what to look for this season. The Series will feature more events than ever before and will get underway next weekend in Abu... |

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Routes revealed for WTS Cape Town

Routes revealed for WTS Cape Town

20/02/15 - The second Discovery World Triathlon Cape Town to be hosted in Cape Town on 25 and 26 April will be the first major international event to make use of the brand new Green Point Athletics Stadium. The new... |

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Jabra joins 2015 ITU World Triathlon Series as global partner

Jabra joins 2015 ITU World Triathlon Series as global partner

02/02/15 - Today, ITU announced that leading sports audio producer Jabra has joined the 2015 ITU World Triathlon Series as a global partner. With the recent introduction of the Jabra Sport Pulse Wireless, the first... |

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ITU joins IOC in fight against illegal betting

ITU joins IOC in fight against illegal betting

21/01/15 - ITU has reasserted its commitment to fighting illegal betting, match-fixing and corruption in sport by signing up to the International Olympic Committee (IOC)‘s Integrity Betting Intelligence System... |

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