Cassandre Beaugrand “The Next Big Think in Triathlon” uses Aquaman Gold Aquaman Cell Gold– Almost Zero Water Retention The Gold Cell is a high end model with high performance capability and will keep you warmer. This model is made with the Metal Cell technology, which is neoprene on the outside and inside, treated with SCS […]
Cassandre Beaugrand “The Next Big Think in Triathlon” uses Aquaman Gold
Triathlon Coach Giannis Psarelis
Giannis was born in 1969, in Palaio Faliro- Athens Greece. His mother (Greek Australian born in Adelaide) influenced him to get into various Sports from early childhood. He competed in his first triathlon when he was 21 and has since been involved as an athlete, coach, sports events organiser and administrator, anti doping control officer […]
International Athletes Competing in 2019 Yangshuo Triathlon
Morning of September 8th at 7 AM, at the sound of a sharp starting signal, setting off a day of competition for 2019 Yangshuo Triathlon.1200 athletes from 15 countries and regions participated. As one of the top Triathlon events in China, this year’s routes covering 113 kilometers of some of the most breathtaking landmarks of Yangshuo. At the end of a fierce racing day, Hu ChunXi took […]
IRONMAN Coaching Recertification
“Congratulationson successfully passing the IRONMAN Coaching Recertification Exam! Your certificate has been extended 2 years”. Why to be an Ironman Triathlon Coach? Why to get recertified every 2 years? Giannis Psarelis :“ It’s because -more than anything – as a triathlon coach I respect the athletes that train under my supervision and I want to […]
Thinking about doing an IRONMAN 70.3 Greece, Coacta Navarino? Of course you are.!
Hire a IRONMAN Certified Coach now to help you get across that finish line in the near future. Our coaches reach all over the world and have went through an extensive curriculum to help hone their craft in all areas of this sport. Whether it’s battling your fear of open water swimming or dialing in […]
GIANNIS PSARELIS, Marathon Coach
A competitive athlete for many years, Giannis Psarelis says, “After many years as an athlete and coach, sports participation becomes more and more a private procedure.” Through his competition years, Giannis completed more than 200 triathlon races and 150 running races. Now that he is no longer competing, Giannis runs several times per week. He enjoys running […]
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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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 […]
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 […]
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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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), […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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) […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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 […]
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) […]
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 […]
Contador on the summer day in hell: I cross my fingers
Alberto Contador finished today’s stage without any misfortunes and moved to fifth place in the overall classifications. The captain of Tinkoff-Saxo was happy with the result: “The last days has been nervous with great risk throughout the stages. And today the crosswind was a factor as well forcing us to be well positioned. My […]
Swimming Australia : The President’s message.
Since the first Commonwealth Games in 1930, Australians have led the way in sporting endeavour, aspiration and achievement amongst the Commonwealth nations. In the pool we have won a remarkable 599 medals, including 256 gold. At the 20th Games in Glasgow later this month, 59 young Australians, 15 who are new members of the Australian Swim Team, and 44 who will […]
Tinkoff-Saxo presents the team for Tour de France
Tinkoff-Saxo has selected the nine riders for Tour de France 2014 after a thorough phase of decision. The team that will head out with the clear ambition of winning Tour de France is: Alberto Contador, Michael Rogers, Nicolas Roche, Rafal Majka, Jesús Hernandez, Sergio Paulinho, Daniele Bennati, Matteo Tosatto, Michael Mørkøv. The team […]
Spain’s Javier Gomez Runs to Fourth WTS Title of 2014 in Chicago
Spain’s Javier Gomez Runs to Fourth WTS Title of 2014 in Chicago American Joe Maloy wins first USA Triathlon Elite Nationals title CHICAGO — The inaugural ITU World Triathlon Chicago came to a close Sunday in spectacular fashion, with Spain’s Javier Gomez breaking away from the field to earn his fourth ITU World Triathlon […]
Tinkoff-Saxo – Statement regarding Roman Kreuziger
Tinkoff-Saxo (TCS) has been notified by our rider Roman Kreuziger that the Union Cycliste Internationale (UCI) is likely due to instigate disciplinary proceedings against him arising from an alleged violation of its anti-doping rules due to abnormalities detected in his Biological Passport in 2011 and 2012. Roman Kreuziger issued a press release earlier in the […]
Roman Kreuziger: “My biological passport does not have abnormalities”
I wish to announce that on 28.06.2013 I received notification from the Union Cycliste Internationale that the data in my biological passport had been examined for the period between 27.11.2007 and 09.04.2013.According to Cycling Anti-Doping Foundation (CAFD) experts there were abdnormalities in well defined and precise periods of the years 2011 and 2012.After receiving […]
Team Sky selection for Tour de France
Team Sky has selected its nine-man line-up for the 101st edition of the Tour de France, which starts with the Grand Départ in Yorkshire on Saturday 5 July. Tour de France champion Chris Froome will lead the nine-man team and will be joined by: Richie Porte, Geraint Thomas, Mikel Nieve, Bernhard Eisel, Vasil Kiryienka, […]
Didier wins Luxembourg Time Trial Championships
Trek Factory Racing’s Laurent Didier won his first elite National Time Trial Championship stopping the clock at 27:31 for the 21-kilometer course. Bob Jungels, last year’s victor, raced to a close second place five seconds behind, giving Trek Factory Racing a one-two finish in the Luxembourg National Time Trial Championships on Thursday. Ben Gastauer (AG2R-La […]
No. 1 World Ranked Triathlete Jorgensen Highlights Top International Field in Chicago
Olympians, Olympic hopefuls compete in Grant Park June 28-29 CHICAGO – USA Triathlon National Team member and No. 1 world ranked Gwen Jorgensen leads a field of 130 of the world’s top elite triathletes, including 19 Americans, who will compete in the ITU World Triathlon Chicago this weekend along Lake Michigan in Grant Park. […]
Trek Factory Racing announces PeopleForBikes as key partner
Campaign aims to unite more than 1 million supporters of cycling worldwide (Boulder, CO/Waterloo, WI) – PeopleForBikes and Trek Factory Racing (TFR) are teaming up for the remainder of the 2014 international race season, with a special emphasis on the Tour de France, in an effort to make riding better for everyone, everywhere. Trek Factory […]
Barracuda… is about class and sport and politics and migration and education.
Tender and brutal and blazingly brilliant, the new novel from the acclaimed author of the international bestseller The Slap takes an unflinching look at modern Australia – at our hopes and dreams, our friendships, and our families – and asks what it means to be a good person and what it takes to become one. He asked […]
ITU World Triathlon Chicago Announces Official Local Partners
CHICAGO — More than 4,000 triathletes – including elites, age-group athletes and paratriathletes – will be supported by the following official partners of the 2014 ITU World Triathlon Chicago: Chicago Department of Aviation; Life Time – The Healthy Way of Life Company; Garmin; Goose Island; Illinois Bone & Joint Institute; Herbalife; Element Multisport; and BOOM Nutrition. […]
Will Clarke wins Ironman 70.3 UK
Will looked confident from start to finish. He came out of the water as part of a leading group of four with Halksworth, Threlfall and Ackermann. Determined to stay ahead of the title contenders, Will pushed hard from the opening climb of the bike leg. His plan worked. Halksworth and Threlfall were also dropped before […]
Paez secures first Columbian victory at the Int. Alpentour Trophy
Paez secures first Columbian victory at the Int. Alpentour Trophy After two stage wins he got it! On today’s fourth and final stage of the 16th Int. Alpentour Trophy from Schladming and across the Hauser Kaibling Mountain Leonardo Paez secured himself the first overall win ahead of his team mate Tony Longo (ITA). In celebratory […]
Leonardo Paez reclaims Alpentour Trophy leader jersey
Leonardo Paez reclaims Alpentour Trophy leader jersey After his stage win on day one, Leonardo Paez from Columbia, scored again at the 16th Int. Alpentour Trophy. With a second stage win the Marathon World Championship bronze medal winner from last year took the leader jersey off Tony Longo (ITA) on today’s third stage (69km/2,800m) […]
Open Water Swimming State Subchampion Adrián González wins the Palamós Swim Race
Open Water Swimming State Subchampion Adrián González wins the Palamós Swim Racewhich hosted this year 400 participants In the female category Núria Ciuró and the Olympic Clàudia Dasca have reached the finish arch together at La Fosca beach. Mataró’s Swim Club swimmer, Adrián González, is the top finisher in the 4km race that took […]
USA Triathlon Off-Road Nationals Set for Sunday in Richmond
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — USA Triathlon’s 2014 National Championships season continues on Sunday, June 15, with the Off-Road National Championships in Richmond, Va., held in conjunction with Richmond XTERRA East Championship. Nearly 250 athletes are on the start list for the event, which consists of a 1,000-meter swim, 32-kilometer mountain bike and a 10-kilometer […]
Young Colombian talent renews through 2016
Young Colombian talent renews through 2016 Trek Factory Racing is pleased to announce that Julian Arredondo has re-signed with the team on a new multi-year contract. The 25-year-old Colombian will remain with the team until the end of 2016. Arredondo joined the new team over winter. He thrived early on in the season, taking […]
Kreuziger targets Tour de Suisse GC
Copenhagen, 12th of June – 2014 Saturday the 14th of June, : Roman Kreuziger, Daniele Bennati, Matti Breschel, Chris Anker Sørensen, Manuele Boaro,Matteo Tosatto, Michael Mørkøv and Oliver Zaugg. “Just like Dauphiné Libéré, Tour de Suisse is a warm-up race for Tour de France but we’re also here to achieve results. We have Roman as our leader and captain and we’ll see how far he […]
Liz Blatchford (Uplace-BMC) wins Ironman Cairns second year in a row
Liz Blatchford of the Uplace-BMC Pro Triathlon Team has successfully defended her Ironman Cairns title. Liz dominated the rain-drenched race from start to finish, clocking in with a final time of 09:16:58. Melanie Burke (New Zealand; 09:22:53) and Asä Lundström (Sweden; 09:25:56) completed the podium. This is Liz’ fifth Ironman title. The Uplace-BMC Pro […]
Matti wins Tour of Luxemburg.
Luxembourg, 8th of June – 2014 With two stage wins and a second place adding Matti Breschel’s overall lead before the final stage of Tour de Luxembourg today, you can say that Tinkoff-Saxo have been dominating the race completely already. Today’s 168 kilometer long fourth and final stage was an undulating one and a break of […]
Uplace-BMC: Ronnie Schildknecht 4th in Ironman 70.3 Switzerland
Ronnie Schildknecht and Bart Aernouts of the Uplace-BMC Pro Triathlon Team have finished 4th and 8th respectively in today’s Ironman 70.3 Switzerland. Boris Stein (Germany; 03:44:42) took the title. Silver and bronze went to Ruedi Wild (03:45:31) and Mike Aigroz (03:46:31) of Switzerland. Local favorite Daniela Ryf won the women’s race in 04:00:14. Emma Pooley […]
USA Triathlon :Broderick Clinches Second-Place Finish at PATCO Championships
Broderick Clinches Second-Place Finish at PATCO Championships Juniors Jenks, Knibb finish second, third for podium DALLAS — Jessica Broderick earned her second-straight podium finish today at the PATCO Triathlon Pan American Championships, while junior triathletes Stephanie Jenks and Taylor Knibb finished second and third in the PATCO Junior Championships. Broderick (Boulder, Colo.) posted her […]
Jorgensen, Groff Top the Field in London with 1-2 Finish
American duo now ranked in world’s top three LONDON — Gwen Jorgensen and Sarah Groff secured the gold and silver medals at ITU World Triathlon London on Saturday, the first 1-2 finish by American women since the World Triathlon Series was launched in 2009. Jorgensen is now ranked No. 1 in the world, and […]
Samuels and Hewitt top ten in London.
Nicky Samuels and Andrea Hewitt both posted solid top 10 placings at the latest round of the ITU World Triathlon Series in London overnight, Samuels coming home in 5th place and Hewitt one spot back in 6th over the sprint distance. Gwen Jorgensen (USA) stamped her class on the field with a dominant performance including […]
Columbia Management to Partner with ITU World Triathlon Chicago
Columbia Management to Partner with ITU World Triathlon Chicago CHICAGO — The partnership is in conjunction with a three-year agreement between ITU and Threadneedle Investments, a leading international asset manager and global financial sponsor of the World Triathlon Series. Columbia Management and Threadneedle Investments form the global asset management business of Ameriprise Financial. […]
IRONMAN 70.3 Berlin scheduled for July 13th, 2014 will be cancelled
Dear triathlete, It is with great regret that we have to inform you that the IRONMAN® 70.3® Berlin scheduled for July 13th, 2014 will be cancelled due to the non-agreement on a suitable bike course by the city of Berlin. As the licensee of IRONMAN we are responsible for securing a race course which meets the high standards of […]
Jorgensen Earns Bronze, Groff Fourth at ITU World Triathlon Cape Town
Two U.S. women now ranked top five in ITU world rankings CAPE TOWN, South Africa — USA Triathlon National Team members and 2012 Olympians Gwen Jorgensen and Sarah Groff raced to third and fourth place on Saturday at the inaugural ITU World Triathlon Cape Town, the second stop of the ITU World Triathlon Series. […]
Laurent Vidal suffered a cardiac arrest while training in France
¨”All our thoughts go out to French superstar Laurent VIDAL, who shockingly suffered a cardiac arrest while training in France. All our thoughts and best wishes are with Laurent, his girlfriend and fellow triathlete Andrea Hewitt and all his family and friends. Be strong Laurent. All the athletes in Cape Town and around the world […]
Kreuziger on Pais Vasco and Amstel
Last year, Roman Kreuziger took his biggest victory of his career when he soloed his way to the finish line and left everyone behind with 7 kilometers to go of Amstel Gold Race. In this interview, he reveals his thoughts about working with Alberto Contador, his present form and the upcoming Amstel Gold Race. […]
Katie Hursey wins in New Plymouth (New Zeeland)
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 Plymouth. After Spain’s Caroline Routier led the field over the sprint distance 750m swim, Hursey was one of 15 who quickly gathered on the […]
Dirk Bockel wins Ironman Melbourne
Dirk Bockel of the Uplace-BMC Pro Triathlon Team has won the 2014 Ironman Melbourne. The Luxembourg athlete led a world-class field in the Asia Pacific Ironman championship with a time of 08:01:02. Paul Matthews (Australia; 08:02:14) and David Dellow (Australia; 08:03:07) completed the pro men’s podium. Dirk’s Uplace-BMC teammate Axel Zeebroek (Belgium; 08:12:35) finished 7th […]
Pedersen has recovered.
Six months ago, ETU European Middle Distance Champion Camilla Pedersen lay in a coma – her life, never mind her triathlon career, in the hands of doctors. Now, the Great Dane has just finished a three week training camp at Club La Santa in Lanzarote, where, in the words of bystanders, she is ‘training hard’, […]
Jorgensen, Hursey Open 2014 with Top-Two Finishes at Mooloolaba ITU World Cup.
Mooloolaba, Australia — Gwen Jorgensen and Katie Hursey ran to first- and second-place finishes for the United States on Saturday at the 2014 ITU World Cup opener. Jorgensen (St. Paul, Minn.), who finished fourth in the ITU World Triathlon Series rankings in 2013, clinched her victory in 59 minutes, 55 seconds on the 750-meter swim, 20-kilometer […]
Tyler Butterfield Partners with Zone3 Wetsuits.
Boulder, Colorado – Tyler Butterfield, two-time Olympian and top long-course triathlete, is thrilled to announce the partnership with the premiere wetsuit brand, Zone3. For the top triathletes in the world, the quest for high-level equipment is essential, and it starts with the swim. Butterfield enters this partnership with confidence and excitement in the innovative UK brand through […]
Butterfield Wins Abu Dhabi International Triathlon
Boulder, Colorado – Tyler Butterfield celebrates the first major win of his long-course triathlon career in one of the most stacked fields ever assembled at Abu Dhabi International Triathlon. The start list of high caliber athletes included the defending World Champion, Frederik Van Lierde, one of the most performed triathletes of 2013, Eneko Llanos, and World Championship fourth […]
Liz Blatchford of the Uplace-BMC Pro Triathlon Team won Husky Long Course Triathlon.
Liz Blatchford of the Uplace-BMC Pro Triathlon Team has started her season with a win in today’s Husky Long Course Triathlon. Liz, the defending champion in Huskisson (NSW, Australia), completed the 2 kilometer swim, 80 kilometer bike ride and 20 kilometer run in 04:07:19. Lisa Marangon (04:08:51) finished second; Carrie Lester (04:12:28) came in third. […]
Kathleen Johnston and Mike Ricci Named USA Triathlon Coaches of the Year
COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — USA Triathlon Certified Coaches Kathleen Johnston and Mike Ricci have been named the 2013 USA Triathlon Coaches of the Year for their successes within the developmental pipeline and the collegiate triathlon scene. Johnston (Nashville, Tenn.) earned Development Coach of the Year honors for her guidance of Junior Elite and Youth Elite in the […]
Fabian Cancellara’s hour record attempt.
An article in Tuesday’s Gazzetta Dello Sport on Fabian Cancellara’s hour record attempt brings the management of Trek Factory Racing to issue an official statement. General Manager Luca Guercilena: “We haven’t taken any decision whatsoever about the time and the place for an attempt. As we have said before, the team will communicate in the […]
Uplace-BMC Pro Triathlon Team
The Uplace-BMC Pro Triathlon Team has revealed its full 2014 line-up. Corinne Abraham, Bart Aernouts, Liz Blatchford, Dirk Bockel, Will Clarke, Helle Frederiksen, Sofie Goos, Romain Guillaume, Ronnie Schildknecht and Axel Zeebroek will compete for Uplace-BMC, starting with this Sunday’s Ironman 70.3 South Africa. These 10 world-class long distance triathletes have already collected 39 Ironman […]
Olympic Medallist & Chair of the IOC Athletes Commission Claudia Bokel confirmed as new Ambassador of WISE.
Olympic Medallist & Chair of the IOC Athletes Commission Claudia Bokel confirmed as new Ambassador of WISE, the first ever International International Convention for Careers in Sports Lausanne, Switzerland, November 29, 2013 – Pursuing its will to support the athletes in career transition, “WISE – Work In Sports Exhibition” is pleased to announce Claudia Bokel […]
Felicity Abram joins forces with Michelle Dillon ahead of 2014!
Michelle Dillon has announced today she will be working with Australian Elite Triathlete Felicity Abram over the winter in preparation for the 2014 season. Felicity is a World Class athlete who has had her fair share or injuries over the years, however still posted one of her best seasons to date last year with a […]
Anti-Doping Rule Violation sanction on Australian triathlete, Kirralee Jane Seidel
The International Triathlon Union (ITU) has informed Triathlon Australia that it has imposed an Anti-Doping Rule Violation sanction on Australian triathlete, Kirralee Jane Seidel, for elevated levels of testosterone. The anti-doping test which led to the violation was conducted by the ITU at the Chizhou Continental Cup race in China on 18 May 2013. A […]
Brett Sutton resigns as head coach from teamTBB.
Brett Sutton and teamTBB announce today that as of 1st of January 2014 Brett will resign as the head coach of teamTBB. Brett Sutton explains I have made my intentions clear over these past few months that I strongly believe the sport requires a drastic change, but it seems that athletes and teamTBB staff don’t believe […]
Crocodile Trophy – Final Stage, Hope Vale to Cooktown
Final Stage, Hope Vale to Cooktown, 27 October 2013 Mark Frendo takes Crocodile Trophy race win for Australia For the first time in eight years an Australian has won the Crocodile Trophy! Mark Frendo conquered the oldest and hardest mountain bike stage race in the world and after nine days, 900km and more than […]
Crocodile Trophy, Stage 8, Laura-Hope Vale
CROCODILE TROPHY Stage 8, Laura-Hope Vale / 26 October 2013 Benetseder wins second boomerang for Austria The Austrian Josef Benetseder wins his second Crocodile Trophy stage today into Hope Vale. The wide and open Outback Highways suit the European road racing pro and he crosses the line in 3:59:50 with a gap of […]
Crocodile Trophy, Stage 7 Time Trial
Stage 7 Time Trial, Laura-Laura Mark Frendo defends Croc race lead and dreams of Cooktown The Australian Mark Frendo wins today’s time trial stage at Laura and is able to increase his general race lead by almost a minute. Race favourite Cory Wallace isn’t able to race away from his strongest rival this year, finishing in […]
Crocodile Trophy, Stage 6:Third Crocodile Trophy stage win for Australian Mark Frendo.
Stage 6, Granite Creek Dam-Laura / 24 October 2013 Third Crocodile Trophy stage win for Australian Mark Frendo The Australian Mark Frendo wins his third Crocodile Trophy stage at this year’s event in Laura today. Cory Wallace comes in second in a finish sprint, unable to shake off the race leader who still firmly […]
Crocodile Trophy, Stage 5 – Mount Mulligan-Granite Creek Dam
CROCODILE TROPHY Stage 5 – Mount Mulligan-Granite Creek Dam Benetseder conquers monster stage in solo race Stage win for Austria – in an impressive solo race over 163km Josef Benetseder wins the fifth and longest stage of this year’s Crocodile Trophy at Granite Creek Dam in the mining country of Far North Queensland with […]
Simon Whitfield Retires From International Sports Competition
Simon Whitfield Retires From International Sports Competition to take on a Leadership Role in Sports Entertainment VICTORIA—After nearly two decades of travelling the world representing Canada, the nation’s most decorated triathlete, Simon Whitfield, announced Wednesday that he will leave competitive sport to head up the Fantan Group’s sports entertainment division in Victoria. “Today marks the […]
Cory Wallace claims sprint finish in Mount Mulligan
Media release CROCODILE TROPHY 22 October 2013 / Stage 4 / Irvinebank-Mt Mulligan Cory Wallace claims sprint finish in Mount Mulligan Today’s Crocodile Trophy stage into Mount Mulligan was decided with a gripping sprint finish. Repeating yesterday’s result, Cory Wallace claimed the victory ahead of Mark Frendo (AUS) and Jiri Krivanek (CZE). […]
Crocodile Trophy – Stage 3 Lake Tinaroo-Irvinebank
CROCODILE TROPHY 2013 Stage 3, Lake Tinaroo-Irvinebank Stage victory for Canada – Cory Wallace wins in Irvinebank The Canadian National Marathon Champion Cory Wallace claims his first Crocodile Trophy stage win today in Irvinebank after dominating the elite field together with the overall race leader Mark Frendo who came in second on the 80km stage. […]
Crocodile Trophy 2013 Stage 2 – Cairns to Lake Tinaroo, 89km / 2500m+
Mark Frendo claims second Croc stage win at Lake Tinaroo The Australian Mark Frendo claims his second Crocodile Trophy stage on the marathon race from Cairns into Lake Tinaroo and defends his overall leader jersey today. He increases his race lead, winning ahead of the Austrian pro-road racer Josef Benetseder and the Canadian National […]
Mark Frendo (AUS) wins technical first stage at Crocodile Trophy
Mark Frendo (AUS) wins technical first stage at Crocodile Trophy The 19th Crocodile Trophy started with a lap race in Smithfield near Cairns today. More than 80 riders from 15 countries kicked off the race and with an overall race time of 1 h 30:14 min the Australian Mark Frendo took out the stage […]
Carolline Steffen : “Proud I made the battle”.
Caroline Steffen has posted the following message on her facebook page : “No agreement between body and mind at yesterdays race. Try to get the best out of the situation – The Best you can Be. Proud I made the battle. THANKS to my boy David Dellow for kicking my a… in the lava fields, was needed. […]
Mirinda Carfrae Seizes Her Second World Championship.
After spending two years in the shadow of her 2010 victory, the best runner in IRONMAN notches a crown-worthy comeback. by Jennifer Ward Barber The canon blast at 6:35 this morning signaled not only the women’s start of this year’s GoPro IRONMAN World Championship, but a new tide in professional women’s IRONMAN racing. For the […]
Leanda Cave : “It was a very emotional & painful finish for me”.
Leanda Cave has posted the following statement on her facebook page : “What an amazing race to be a part of: Mirinda Carfrae taking the win & the course record with Rachael Joyce & Liz Blatchford also victorious in 2nd & 3rd. I raced the best race I could. I laid it all out there […]
Jodie Swallow : “I collapsed at 13 miles on the side of the road”.
The British Triathlete has mentioned the following at her facebook page : “Thanks for all the messages of support surrounding kona. I collapsed at 13 miles on the side of the road with a big pressure head due to loss of electrolytes and drinking too much water. an ambulance ride and a few drips later- […]
Winning Big in Kailua-Kona: Carfrae and Van Lierde Take the Day
It was a record-setting day for Mirinda Carfrae as she claimed her second GoPro IRONMAN World Championship, while Frederik Van Lierde had the race of his life to take the men’s title.
Jordan Rapp : “Humbled by the Big Island again”.
Jordan Rapp has made the following comments : Humbled by the Big Island again. Had to pull the plug at mile 12 of the run after I stopped sweating, which is never a good sign. Struggled with core temperature issues all day, starting within the first hour on the bike. Reports of the water temperature […]
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