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Best of 2014: Vidal on the road to recovery

24/11/14 - Just ahead of Cape Town’s debut on the World Triathlon Series calendar this year, the triathlon community learned that one of its most heralded athletes, Laurent Vidal, was life flighted to a hospital... | More

Throwback Thursday: The smashing Karen Smyers

Throwback Thursday: The smashing Karen Smyers

20/11/14 - By Grady Sports Media By competing in races across the world, earning a spot in both the ITU and USA Triathlon Hall of Fame, coaching a new generation of athletes, and being named by Sports Illustrated... | More

Throwback Thursday: The scrappy Greg Welch

Throwback Thursday: The scrappy Greg Welch

13/11/14 - Greg Welch may be small in stature but his depth of athleticism was immeasurable. With a personality bigger than he was and an iron will to boot, Welch etched his name in the history books in not just... | More

Thursday Throwback: The amazing Mark Allen

Thursday Throwback: The amazing Mark Allen

06/11/14 - Mark Allen’s triathlon story is one of perseverance and triumph, speed and endurance, road blocks and redemption.  Known for his six Ironman wins, most people forget that prior to the gold medals he... | More

Triathlon community suffers tragic loss

Triathlon community suffers tragic loss

03/11/14 - The triathlon community suffered a great loss with the passing of Jackie Fairweather (nee Gallagher) on Monday. An ITU World Champion, Hall of Fame nominee, board member, high performance manager, coach &... | More

Emma Carney to race Duathlon World Champs

Emma Carney to race Duathlon World Champs

15/10/14 - With on year to go until the Adelaide 2015 ITU Duathlon World Championships, the local organising committee has announced that two time World Triathlon Champion and ITU Hall of Fame inductee Emma Carney... | More

2015 World Cup schedule announced

2015 World Cup schedule announced

14/10/14 - Just days ahead of the final World Cup of the 2014 season, ITU today announced the schedule for the 2015 ITU Triathlon World Cup season. The 2015 calendar will cover nine cities and includes a variety of... | More

ITU’s Registered Testing Pool for the fourth quarter of 2014

ITU’s Registered Testing Pool for the fourth quarter of 2014

02/10/14 - The ITU Registered Testing Pool (RTP) has been announced for the fourth quarter of 2014. The fourth quarter is from October 1, 2014 to December 31, 2014.  Athletes in the ITU RTP are reminded that updates... | More

Javier Gomez awarded “MARCA Leyenda”

25/09/14 - Four-time ITU World Champion Javier Gomez Noya was awarded one of Spain’s most prestigious athletic awards on Wednesday by major media outlet MARCA. Gomez joins the likes of Pelé, Michael Jordan, Juan... | More

Jenson Button V The Brownlee Brothers

Jenson Button V The Brownlee Brothers

19/09/14 - Check out this great video of Jenson Button and the Brownlee brothers testing their limits in the GSK Human Performance Lab. Formula 1 meets triathlon. Very cool.... | More

ITU World Triathlon Series Rankings
Women
Gwen Jorgensen

1 Gwen Jorgensen (USA) 5085Gold Medal

2 Sarah Groff (USA) 3987Silver Medal

3 Andrea Hewitt (NZL) 3845Bronze Medal

Men
Javier Gomez Noya

1 Javier Gomez Noya (ESP) 4860Gold Medal

2 Mario Mola (ESP) 4601Silver Medal

3 Jonathan Brownlee (GBR) 4501Bronze Medal