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Roman Kreuziger: “My biological passport does not have abnormalities”

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 […]

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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, […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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) […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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Helle Frederiksen (Uplace-BMC) 2nd in St. Anthony’s 5150 OD triathlon

Helle Frederiksen (Uplace-BMC) 2nd in St. Anthony’s 5150 OD triathlon   Helle Frederiksen of the Uplace-BMC Pro Triathlon Team has finished second in today’s St. Anthony’s 5150 Olympic Distance triathlon. With a final time of 1:57:06, she was just 22 seconds slower than Sarah Haskins (USA; 1:56:44). Radka Vodickova (Czech Republic; 1:59:17) completed the podium. […]

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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.   […]

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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 […]

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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. […]

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Barry Siff Named USA Triathlon President

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. — The USA Triathlon Board of Directors elected four of its members to officer seats on April 4, at the organization’s board meeting in Tempe, Ariz., held in conjunction with the 2014 USA Triathlon Collegiate National Championships.   After serving as the Vice President since May 2012, Barry Siff (Boulder, Colo.) was elected […]

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Katie Hursey wins in New Plymouth (New Zeeland)

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 […]

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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 […]

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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’, […]

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Jorgensen, Hursey Open 2014 with Top-Two Finishes at Mooloolaba ITU World Cup.

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Liz Blatchford of the Uplace-BMC Pro Triathlon Team won Husky Long Course Triathlon.

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. […]

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Kathleen Johnston and Mike Ricci Named USA Triathlon Coaches of the Year

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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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UWCT Cretan Amateurs Cycling Tour

What is the UWCT? The UWCT (UCI World Cycling Tour) is the ideal competition for all amateur (from the Latin word ‘amator’= lover) cyclists who want to overcome a feat that they’ve challenged themselves to go through, and immerse themselves in the excitement and curiosity to see the outcome. It comprises 14 worldwide competitions which […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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). […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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Marathon 2013 Runners of Athens Triathlon Team for SOS Eliza.

Marathon 2013 Runners of Athens Triathlon Team for Eliza SOS.   WHAT IS SOS ELIZA? The organization aims to support the rights of children in Greece. We know that in Greece more than 28.000 children are abused or neglected every year. One in three abused or neglected children are under the age of five. Less […]

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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. […]

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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 […]

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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 […]

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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- […]

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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.

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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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2-time Olympic Gold Medalist, Ous Mellouli, completed in his first ever triathlon

2-time Olympic Gold Medalist, Ous Mellouli, completed in his first ever triathlon over the weekend at ‘The Day at the Beach’ sprint triathlon in Hermosa Beach, California.  Mellouli (a London Olympic Gold Medalist for Men’s Open Water and a Beijing Gold Medalist in Men’s 1,500 Meter) finished 12th overall and 3rd in the 25-29 Men’s […]

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