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JEMIMA SUMGONG CONFIRMED FOR LONDON MARATHON DEFENCE

Olympic champion Jemima Sumgong will defend her Virgin Money London Marathon title on Sunday 23 April against one of the strongest women’s fields ever assembled for a major city marathon. Sumgong defied the odds last April when she recovered from a bruising fall to beat the world’s best in the British capital with a devastating […]

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CHALLENGE ALMERE-AMSTERDAM

More than 2.700 athletes take part in this iron-distance event that takes in the sights of the world-famous Netherland’s city. Located just 20 minutes from the centre, more than 40,000 spectators line the 3.8m swim, 180km bike and 42.2km run with flat courses. Where: Amsterdam, Netherlands. When: September Size: 2,700 athletes Reviewed by Jack Macaree in […]

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VOTE FOR ALI BROWNLEE IN SPOTY!

Come on people! First ever triathlete and an all-round hero so get voting tonight! Here’s what British Triathlon say in their campaign: Jonathan Brownlee is amongst those calling for the triathlon community to back Alistair Brownlee for at the BBC Sports Personality of the Year Awards this Sunday. Alistair is the first triathlete ever to […]

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“Tri4Tokyo” starts search for next Paralympic medallists

The call is out – British Triathlon is looking for the next stars of their Paratriathlon team! Here’s the press release they’ve just put out: Paratriathlon enjoyed a memorable debut on Copacabana during the 2016 Rio Paralympic Games.  Now, through British Triathlon’s Tri4Tokyo campaign, the search is on for the athletes who may have the […]

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CASTLE HOWARD ANNOUNCED AS ETU QUALIFIER

Castle triathlon have announced that the Standard distance at Castle Howard Triathlon (23rd July) has been awarded with 2018 ETU Standard Distance Qualifier status by the British Triathlon Federation. Growing Age-Group Team GB Entries In 2016, the amount of Great Britain Age-Group Team entries to ITU World Championships and ETU European Championships grew by 15% […]

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CHALLENGE LAUNCHES NEW IRON-RACE IN MADRID

Challenge has announced a new race that looks like it could be a belter. Here’s what they’ve released: One of the World’s greatest sporting cities will play host to a World-class triathlon as Madrid has today been announced as the newest member of the CHALLENGEFAMILY world series of triathlons. The inaugural CHALLENGEMADRID event will take […]

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