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The Championship 2018 Confirms €150,000 Prize Purse

Posted on: 13 October 2017 CHALLENGEFAMILY is delighted to announce that, in addition to THECHAMPIONSHIP 2018 being held in the same spectacular venue x-bionic® sphere, it will offer a prize purse of €150,000. The 2017 middle-distance championship race, in which athletes from 57 countries competed, offered equal prize money for male and female athletes: 1st place: €30,000 (male/female) […]

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Super League Jersey: FULL Men’s Race Day 1 Triple Mix

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Two Wins for Renaud Blanc

Athens Triathlon Team PR- Two Wins for Renaud Blanc   First (1st) Place in General Classification in Salamis Triathlon (September 3rd, 2017) for Renaud Blanc & First (1st) place for Renaud Blanc at the 6kms Road running race in Lake Beletsi (September 10th, 2017) . A great performance the day after a very hard brick […]

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IOC ADDS TRIATHLON MIXED TEAM RELAYS TO TOKYO 2020 OLYMPIC PROGRAM

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – The International Olympic Committee (IOC) and the International Triathlon Union (ITU) today officially announced that Triathlon Mixed Team Relays will be added to the event program for the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games. The program was added among nine other new events for Tokyo 2020 following a meeting of the IOC Executive […]

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Laura Bennett has announced her retirement from Triathlon

Laura Bennett through her account on Facebook has announced her retirement from Triathlon: “I would like to send out a huge thank you to all those who I was blessed to have a part of my journey in my passion & career in sport. To my family, sponsors, sports physicians, friends, race directors, federations, race […]

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USADA:The Simple Truth: Decoding the Dietary Supplement Industry

The dietary supplement industry is enormous. Supplements that appear to be safe could actually be dangerous products in disguise. Watch the video to learn more.

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Athens Classic Marathon: Registrations in the 10km & 5km Morning Road Race have nearly closed!

An amazing response by runners who are to participate in the greatest running event of Greece was witnessed earlier today. Registrations for the 10km & 5km Morning Road Races closed only a few hours after opening and six months before the Athens Marathon event to be held on 12 November 2017. Ιn less than four […]

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Super League Hamilton Island Day 3 Eliminator [FULL SHOW]

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Super League Hamilton Island Day 1 Triple Mix

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Triathlon (swim- bike – run) and Multi sports races in Greece, 2017

2017 Triathlon Races 23/04/2017, Triathlon, Oropos, “Energy Triathlon Attiki 2017” (Distance : Sprint + Semilong) http://www.energyraces.gr/ 29/04/2017, Triathlon, Rhodes, “Oceanlava Rhodes sprint distance” (Distance: Sprint) http://www.apollontriathlon.gr/ 29-30/04/2017, Triathlon, off-road, Vouliagmeni, “XTERRA Greece Championship” (Distances: Full – Sprint) http://www.xterragreece.com/ 05/05/17, Triathlon, Spetses, “5th Spetsathlon” (Distances: Sprint & Olympic+), www.spetsathlon.com 13-14/05/17, Triathlon, Katerini, “4th AlmiraMan” (Distances: Sprint […]

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Open Water Swimming Race in Oitylo Bay, Mani (Laconia)

WayOut Adventures and Oceanman with the contribution of Mani Water Sports are organizing for the first time in Greece and specifically in the idyllic Oitylo bay, in the heart of Mani, the first international Open Water Competition OCEANMAN GREECE OITYLO BAY. Swimmers of more than 20 nationalities take part in OCEANMAN races, which maintain a […]

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Athens Triathlon Team : Facts & Figures

Athens Triathlon Team is the most Successful and better organized triathlon team in Greece: More than 250 podium places in Triathlon races the last 5 years There are 10 different athletes, members of the team, that have achieved to win the general classification of a triathlon race. There are 15 different athletes, members of our […]

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Super League Triathlon is here

Singapore (February 10, 2017) – Super League Triathlon has today been unveiled as the future of triathlon with huge prize money, superstar fields and action-packed racing formats that provide pulse-pounding action and an unparalleled spectator experience.   The world’s best triathletes including two-time Olympic gold medallist Alistair Brownlee (GBR), dual Olympic medallist Jonathan Brownlee (GBR), […]

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The Moment is coming

Glasgow and Berlin will co-host the inaugural European Championships in August 2018, bringing together the existing championships of seven of Europe’s leading sports into one coordinated, exciting multi-sport event. Aquatics, cycling, gymnastics, golf, rowing and triathlon will be held in Scotland, with the German capital hosting the athletics. The 2018 European Championships Board has finalised […]

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Okeanos Masters International Meeting 2017

AO OKEANOS swimming club organizes the 1st International MASTER Swimming Meeting which is the major event of the 3rd Greek Masters Swimming Series (GMA swimming series) under the supervision of the Hellenic Swimming Federation. The meeting will take place at the Olympic Athletic Center of Athens OAKA (Spyrou Loui 37, Maroussi 15123) on the following […]

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Peter Sagan crowned UCI WorldTour number one

After an already outstanding season, including 13 wins, 10 of which came in WorldTour classed races, Peter Sagan has cemented his spot as the UCI WorldTour number one ranked rider. Having an almost unsurmountable lead going into the final WorldTour race of the season, the title was confirmed after Saturday’s Il Lombardia. The accolade is […]

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The olympic games are more than win

FAIR PLAY AWARDS RECOGNISE TRUE OLYMPIC CHAMPIONS IN SPORTSMANSHIP THE OLYMPIC GAMES ARE ABOUT MORE THAN THE WIN, THE MEDALS OR THE RECORD-SETTING PERFORMANCES.  AT THEIR CORE, THE GAMES ARE ABOUT THE OLYMPIC VALUES OF EXCELLENCE, FRIENDSHIP AND RESPECT. THEY ARE ABOUT FAIR PLAY AND HUMAN SPIRIT. Nobody has epitomised these values more at the Olympic Games […]

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Diana Riesler: ‘The medal from Gdynia has got a special place at my home’

Diana Riesler: ‘The medal from Gdynia has got a special place at my home’   Diana, you are coming back to Herbalife IRONMAN 70.3 Gdynia to defend your last year’s title. How do you remember that race? Gdynia was a great experience for me. Not only because of winning my first IRONMAN 70.3 title. It […]

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Herbalife IRONMAN 70.3 Gdynia.Herbalife IRONMAN 70.3 Gdynia. Skipper, Schmid, Blokhin, Riesler and Ellis to lead the PRO field

Herbalife IRONMAN 70.3 Gdynia Skipper, Schmid, Blokhin, Riesler and Ellis to lead the PRO field   46 PRO athletes have registered to Herbalife IRONMAN 70.3 Gdynia, Poland. The race will feature top Polish triathletes as well as some well-known international athletes. Joe Skipper (GBR) and Diana Riesler (GER) seem to be the strongest contenders in […]

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CCES calls for Russian athletics athletes to be banned from 2016 Olympic Games

CCES calls for Russian athletics athletes to be banned from 2016 Olympic Games (Ottawa, Ontario – May 12, 2016) – On behalf of the clean athletes of the world, the Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) today renewed its call for the International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) and the International Olympic Committee (IOC) […]

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BMC-Etixx Pro Triathlon Team powered by Uplace presents team line up for 2016

Press Release: December 9, 2015. BMC-Etixx Pro Triathlon Team powered by Uplace presents team line up for 2016   2016: start of a new chapter for the international professional triathlon team; Team launches new name from 2016 onwards: “BMC-Etixx Pro Triathlon Team powered by Uplace”, 8 athletes confirmed, David McNamee is a new face in […]

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Triathlon Council in Europe Affiliated to the International Triathlon Union

Triathlon Council in Europe Affiliated to the International Triathlon Union To the Presidents and EB Members of the European Triathlon Federations December 6, 2000 Dear Presidents and EB members I enclose a press release that was sent out today. You should already be aware that ETU is not affiliated to the ITU. In future our […]

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Blood doping in sport

The IAAF has sent a detailed response to the allegations that it has “idly sat by” and tolerated rampant blood doping in athletics, ahead of next week’s appearance by the IAAF before the UK Parliament’s Culture Media and Sport Select Committee’s inquiry into ‘Blood Doping in Athletics’. The document, which is now published on the […]

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The World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) is pleased to announce the appointment of Olivier Niggli as WADA’s new Director General.

  Mr. Niggli, who has held the role of Chief Operating Officer since 2014, succeeds long-standing Director General, David Howman, who has chosen not to seek a further extension of his mandate with WADA. Effective 1 January 2016, Mr. Niggli will start transitioning into the new role that he will officially assume on 1 July […]

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IAAF STATEMENT – WADA’s Independent Commission report

In response to WADA’s Independent Commission report issued today, the IAAF President, Sebastian Coe, has taken the urgent step of seeking approval from his fellow IAAF Council Members to consider sanctions against the Russian Athletics Federation (ARAF).  These sanctions could include provisional and full suspension and the removal of future IAAF events. Commenting on the […]

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USA Triathlon Hall of Fame Welcomes Six Multisport Stars

    BOSTON — USA Triathlon honored six talented multisport athletes and contributors in a celebration of the sport and its 40-year history at the 2015 USA Triathlon Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony, presented by Rudy Project, held Saturday evening at the Harvard Club.   The USA Triathlon Hall of Fame welcomed the Class of 2014 […]

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2015 IAAF INDOOR PERMIT MEETINGS GET UNDERWAY THIS WEEKEND

The 2015 IAAF Indoor Permit meetings get underway this weekend with two of the most famous and historic events on the indoor calendar: the Indoor Meeting Karlsruhe on Saturday (31) and then the Russian Winter meeting in Moscow on Sunday (1). Across a three-week period, the series moves on from Germany and Russia and features […]

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IAAF reaction to German TV documentary

IAAF reaction to German TV documentary Monaco – The IAAF has noted a number of grave allegations regarding doping activities related to the sport of athletics in Russia, which have been broadcast on the German TV channel ZDF/ARD on 3 December 2014. An investigation by the IAAF Ethics Commission is already ongoing with respect to […]

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Personal reflection on the 2014 NYC Marathon

Text : Katerina Alevizaki (Athens Journal.gr – Contributing Author) Personal reflection on the 2014 NYC Marathon   The NYC marathon is a big celebration of the running community and running lovers in general. After all, as the organizers claim, this is “the world’s biggest and most popular marathon.” People from all over the world swarm […]

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Will Clarke & Helle Frederiksen win Ironman 70.3 Lanzarote.

Press release: Uplace-BMC Pro Triathlon team:  Ironman 70.3 Lanzarote Saturday 20th of September 2014 Will Clarke & Helle Frederiksen win Ironman 70.3 Lanzarote Romain Guillaume 3rd, Axel Zeebroek 9th The red squad of the Uplace-BMC Pro Triathlon Team was well represented in Lanzarote with 4 athletes at the start line: Helle Frederiksen, Will Clarke, Romain Guillaume […]

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British rider Ben Swift has signed a new two-year contract with Team Sky

British rider Ben Swift has signed a new two-year contract with Team Sky, keeping him with the team until the end of 2016. The 26-year-old Yorkshireman has been a valued member of Team Sky since they began in 2010, achieving 11 victories and racing in five Grand Tours over that period. Swift made history when […]

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Jens Voigt sets new Hour Record.

Jens Voigt has put the Hour Record back into the headlines Thursday evening in Grenchen, Switzerland in front of over 1600 fans at the Velodrome Suisse, setting a new record distance of 51.110 kms to break the 2005 benchmark of 49.700 kms set in 2005 set by Ondrej Sosenka.   Jens Voigt was ahead of […]

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IAAF explains their anti-doping strategy.

Monaco – The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF), which historically has been at the forefront of the fight against doping in world sport, has today published a video interview and transcript with one of the world’s leading campaigners in this area. This ground-breaking initiative has been undertaken to better explain the fundamental structures and […]

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Bart Aernouts wins Ironman 70.3 Wiesbaden.

European Championship 70.3 Bart Aernouts wins Ironman 70.3 Wiesbaden   Sunday 10th of August 2014   It’s another great Sunday for the Uplace-BMC Pro Triathlon Team. Bart Aernouts won his first European Championship Ironman 70.3 today in Wiesbaden. His Uplace-BMC Pro Triathlon Team mate Ronnie Schildknecht finished 7th. In a very strong female field, Liz […]

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Swimming Australia secures host venues through to 2017

Swimming Australia is pleased to announce that the host venues for it’s major domestic events; the Australian Open, Age, Short Course and Open Water Swimming Championships, have been confirmed until the end of 2017. Following on from the success of the 2012 and 2013 Australian Swimming Championships in Adelaide, the SA Aquatic & Leisure Centre […]

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IAAF the first international sports federation to launch anti-doping app

IAAF the first international sports federation to launch anti-doping app   Monaco – The IAAF has launched a web app telling athletes what they need to know about all aspects of the IAAF’s anti-doping programme. The IAAF is the first international sports federation to launch a standalone app with detailed anti-doping information. It is free […]

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Saxo Bank wants to continue partnership

Lars Seier Christensen, CEO of Saxo Bank, and team owner Oleg Tinkov met the press on top of Hautacam arm in arm after Rafal Majka had secured his mountain jersey. Saxo Bank passed on the main sponsorship title to Tinkoff Credit System for this season but both men wish to continue the collaboration. Lars Seier […]

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Medical update on Andy Schleck

Andy Schleck has successfully undergone surgery in the Crossklinik in Basel, Switzerland. An MRI scan prior to the operation provided pictures of the right knee allowing the doctors to confirm the diagnosis of the team doctor. Andy Schleck’s knee is severely damaged: there are partial ruptures in the collateral and cruciate ligaments, the meniscus is […]

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Corinne Abraham European Champion in Ironman Frankfurt Germany.

Corinne Abraham European Champion in Ironman Frankfurt Germany.   Corinne Abraham of the Uplace-BMC Pro Triathlon Team has won today’s Ironman Germany, which is also the European Championship. It is her second full Ironman victory after her last year’s win in Melbourne. Clocking in at 08:52:40, Corinne Abraham edged out comfortably Liz Lyles (USA; 08:56:36) […]

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Swimming Athlete Suspended for the Presence of Probenecid

(Ottawa, Ontario – July 8, 2014) – The Canadian Centre for Ethics in Sport (CCES) announced today that Alec Page, a swimming athlete, received a sanction of one month for an anti-doping rule violation. The athlete’s urine sample, collected during in-competition doping control on April 5, 2014, revealed the presence of probenecid, a prohibited masking […]

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