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8 hrs ago | Inside Triathlon

Dispatch: Melanie McQuaid's Path To Paved-Road Success

For more than a decade, Melanie McQuaid's name has been synonymous with success at the pinnacle of off-road triathlon, the XTERRA World Championship.

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Related Topix: Triathlon, Outdoor Recreation, Brent McMahon, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics

12 hrs ago | Inside Triathlon

20 Must-Follow Triathlon Accounts On Twitter

Follow the Triathlete contributor, pro triathlete and Picky Bars CEO as he shares his humorous take on life on the 70.3 circuit, as a new dad and as husband to professional distance runner Lauren Fleshman.

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Related Topix: Triathlon, Outdoor Recreation, Sports, Lisa Norden, Summer Olympic, Mario Mola, Olympics, Helle Frederiksen, Summer Olympics

15 hrs ago | Inside Triathlon

Challenge Bahrain Announces Early Pro Start List

Challenge Bahrain today revealed the professionals that have signed on to compete at the Dec. 6 race, and the start list is one of the most impressive of the year over any distance.

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Related Topix: Tim Don, Summer Olympic, Dirk Bockel, Sarah Haskins, Sports, Jan Frodeno, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Bevan Docherty, Lisa Norden

20 hrs ago | Kelowna Capital News

Apple Triathlon: A thriving summer tradition

With more than three decades of history behind it, the Pushor Mitchell Apple Triathlon has evolved into one of Kelowna's most successful, longest-running and highest-profile sporting traditions.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Paula Findlay, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Outdoor Recreation, Triathlon

Wed Aug 20, 2014

Edmonton Journal

MacKinnon: Edmonton's Paula Findlay finds fit in coach and triathlon great Siri Lindley

Siri Lindley had never met Paula Findlay before she became her coach in June, but it's not so outlandish to suggest the former great U.S. triathlete and the Canadian Olympian were a coach-athlete partnership fated to happen.

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Related Topix: Sports, Paula Findlay, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Triathlon, Simon Whitfield, Joel Filliol, Outdoor Recreation

Inside Triathlon

Stockholm Hosts World Triathlon Series This Weekend

In a final hunt for World Triathlon Series points just a week ahead of the Edmonton Grand Final, the men's and women's races are set to see serious battles with all the heavyweights throwing their punch behind World Triathlon Stockholm.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Alistair Brownlee, Maaike Caelers, Lisa Norden, Helen Jenkins, Richard Murray, Javier Gomez

Tue Aug 19, 2014

Inside Triathlon

Why The U.S. Lacks Olympic Medal Contenders

Since triathlon's debut at the Summer Olympics in 2000 in Sydney, the U.S. has earned just one medal .

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Related Topix: Olympics, Summer Olympics, Gwen Jorgensen, Summer Olympic

Wilts and Gloucestershire Standard

TRIATHLON: Jenny Manners aiming to be golden girl again in Canada

JENNY MANNERS will be 24 on Saturday but the Cirencester triathlete plans to postpone her birthday celebrations - hopefully just for a matter of days, writes Danny Hall.

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Related Topix: Gwen Jorgensen, Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics

Mon Aug 18, 2014

Edmonton Journal

MacKinnon: Long road back for Paula Findlay

Paula Findlay has been cleared to compete for Canada in her hometown in the World Triathlon Series Grand Final on Aug. 30, but the laughter and sheer happiness radiating through the phone line bubbled up from a place far more profound than just getting the green light to race again.

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Related Topix: Sports, Paula Findlay, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics

Kelowna Capital News

Apple triumph 'incredible' for Zaferes

Three and a half months later in Kelowna, there stood the smiling 28-year-old from Santa Cruz, CA, atop the podium with a gold medal hanging from his neck.

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Related Topix: Sports, Summer Olympic, Paula Findlay, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Outdoor Recreation, Triathlon

Inside Triathlon

Gwen Jorgensen Launches Scholarship

U.S. National Team member and Olympian Gwen Jorgensen has launched a scholarship fund, with support from the USA Triathlon Foundation and her wetsuit sponsor ROKA, for up-and-coming draft-legal triathletes or paratriathletes leading up to the Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games.

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Related Topix: Gwen Jorgensen, Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Triathlon, Outdoor Recreation

Sun Aug 17, 2014

Edmonton Journal

Will Triathlon Canada add Findlay to national team for Grand Final?

Paula Findlay wasn't first across the finish line at the Apple Triathlon in Kelowna, B.C., on Sunday, but she was an elated second, which counts as a breakthrough for the former No.

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Related Topix: Sports, Paula Findlay, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Joel Filliol, Summer Olympics

Inside Triathlon

New Champions Crowned At ITU Cross World Champs

Impressive bike performances paved the way to new champions being named in Cross Triathlon at the 2014 ITU World Championships on Saturday in Zittau, Germany.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Flora Duffy, Summer Olympic

Fri Aug 15, 2014

Castanet.net

Apple triathlon kicks off

Nearly 1,200 athletes and 1,100 volunteers are gearing up for the Pushor Mitchell Apple triathlon this weekend in Kelowna.

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Related Topix: Sports, Paula Findlay, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Triathlon, Outdoor Recreation, Swimming

Illawarra Mercury

Gong on song for top tier

When it comes to the high-performance world of international triathlon, their Wollongong base is the reason behind a budding Australian resurgence, says team physiotherapist Alex Price.

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Related Topix: Gwen Jorgensen, Sports, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Triathlon, Outdoor Recreation

Thu Aug 14, 2014

Inside Triathlon

Rising Triathlon Stars Set To Compete At Youth Olympics

The second Youth Olympic Games kick off this Saturday Aug. 16, in Nanjing China and triathlon will make its second appearance on the program.

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Related Topix: Sports, Olympics, Emma Jackson, Summer Olympic, Summer Olympics, Triathlon, Outdoor Recreation, Swimming

Wed Aug 13, 2014

Inside Triathlon

ITU Cross World Championships Set For Saturday

This weekend will showcase one of the grittiest and grimiest disciplines in triathlon with the 2014 Zittau ITU Cross Triathlon World Championship.

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Related Topix: Sports, Erin Densham, Flora Duffy, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Winter Triathlon, Winter Sports

Tue Aug 12, 2014

Kelowna Capital News

Great field set; more volunteers needed for Apple Triathlon this weekend

Close to 1,200 local, national and international triathletes of all ages and stages will be competing in the 32nd Pushor Mitchell Apple Triathlon taking place in Kelowna this coming weekend.

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Related Topix: Sports, Paula Findlay, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Swimming

Sun Aug 10, 2014

Darlington and Stockton Times

Police detective represents UK at international triathlon contest

A POLICE detective will swap the thin blue line for the finishing line when he represents the UK at the World Triathlon Series Grand Final in Canada.

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Related Topix: Triathlon, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Outdoor Recreation, Jonny Brownlee, Summer Olympics

The Age

Moffatt out of world triathlon finale

Former world champion triathlete Emma Moffatt has withdrawn from this month's world championships finale in Canada due to ongoing injury complications from a training mishap.

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Related Topix: Sports, Emma Jackson, Summer Olympic, Olympics, Summer Olympics, Emma Moffatt

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Olympic Medal Count

    Total
1 United States 46 29 29 104
2 China 38 27 23 88
3 Great Britain 29 17 19 65
4 Russian Federation 24 26 32 82
5 South Korea 13 8 7 28
6 Germany 11 19 14 44
7 France 11 11 12 34
8 Italy 8 9 11 28
9 Hungary 8 4 5 17
10 Australia 7 16 12 35
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