Olympic Triathlon Newswire

Olympic Triathlon Newswire

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  1. Triathlon: Cutbacks will sort out weakRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    Triathlon great Bevan Docherty wants New Zealand's top athletes to stop blaming administrators and be more accountable as the sport heads into further recession. Docherty, with bronze at Beijing eight years ago, was the last Kiwi to earn an Olympic medal.


  2. Marcus Rashford, Alistair Brownlee and Maddie Hinch are among our...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Daily Mail

    ... as an example of how we could all do more. Here was a man so competitive he had successfully defended his Olympic triathlon title a month earlier. Yet he did not hesitate, giving up his own chance of winning the race to help his brother, suffering ...


  3. Top Off-Road Triathletes Ready To Race XTERRA WorldsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Inside Triathlon

    More than 70 of the fastest XTERRA racers on earth will line up this Sunday for the $100,000 showdown in Maui. Read the previews from XTERRA below: For the men the hype starts with Josiah Middaugh, the reigning XTERRA world champion.


  4. A Breakdown of Patrick Lange's Ironman World Championships Running RecordRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Competitor Magazine

    Patrick Lange's performance data for his 2:39 marathon run during the 2016 Ironman World Championships is pretty impressive. Photo: Courtesy of Strava The triathlon world is still in amazement of the 26.2-mile run split Patrick Lange cranked out on Oct. 8 at the Ironman World Championships in Hawaii-and with good reason.


  5. Olympic medallist Vicky inspires pupils at Newent Community SchoolRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Oct 19 | Ledbury Reporter

    OLYMPIC medal winner and former Newent Community School pupil Vicky Holland returned to her old school on Monday to speak to the students. Vicky, who returned from Rio with a bronze medal, for the triathlon, chose to visit the school rather than take part in the same day's Olympic Parade in Manchester as she did not want to disappoint students at her old school.


  6. Ash Gentle aiming for Noosa tri hat-trickRead the original story

    Tuesday Oct 18 | Yahoo!

    Ashleigh Gentle is aiming to put a disappointing Olympic debut behind her by equalling Emma Snowsill's record of three consecutive Noosa Triathlon titles. Defending champion Gentle will headline the women's race on October 30 when she looks to bag her third straight Noosa triumph, and fourth overall, at the Olympic distance event.


  7. One month to go until the 2016 ITU Cross Triathlon World ChampionshipsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 18 | PR Log

    Oct. 18, 2016 - PRLog -- As the clock ticks over to one month to go final preparations are underway for Australia's first time hosting of the ITU Cross Triathlon World Championships and event organisers are encouraging all national federations and athletes to complete the final checklists and then to prepare for the biggest party this side of the equator. With nominations for elite athletes closing it won't be long until we can announce this years contenders for the world title.


  8. Championship Round-Up: Steve Bruce's first win at Villa, Leeds draw,...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 18 | Daily Star

    ... into the corner of the net from 10 yards after chesting down Hadi Sacko's 29th-minute cross. Watched by Olympic triathlon hero and Leeds fan Jonny Brownlee, Michael Jacobs almost equalised when his shot defl ected onto a post from a Will Grigg ...


  9. Injury concerns prompted Jessica Ennis-Hill's decision to retire from athleticsRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 18 | Hampshire Chronicle

    Jessica Ennis-Hill claims she will be at ease in retirement having feared injury issues could ruin her goodbye from athletics had she carried on. The 30-year-old heptathlete last week called time on her career and elected not to aim for next year's World Championships in London, which will be staged at the venue where she claimed Olympic gold in 2012.


  10. Manchester's rain fails to dampen the spirit of Olympic gloryRead the original story

    Monday Oct 17 | Xinhuanet

    Manchester, the northern England city famed for its rainy days, hosted a victory parade Monday for Britain's Olympic and Paralympic heroes. More than 150,000 people of all ages, many holding umbrellas, lined streets on a downtown route as over 350 team members headed in a parade to Albert Square, the city's traditional gathering point outside the town hall.


  11. Crowds lined the streets of Manchester for the parade of Olympians and ParalympiansRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 17 | Ealing Times

    Great Britain's Olympic and Paralympic heroes braved a Manchester downpour to toast their record-breaking Rio Games with 200,000 fans. Around 350 members of Team GB and Paralympics GB took part in a parade of floats through the city centre, flanked on all sides by supporters whose enthusiasm shone through despite heavy rainfall.


  12. Kahlefeidt, Vodickova win inaugural IRONMAN 70.3 Hefei triathlonRead the original story

    Sunday Oct 16 | Xinhuanet

    Australia's Brad Kahlefeidt won the pro men's title at the inaugural Hefei Wanda City IRONMAN 70.3 triathlon here on Sunday. On the strength of a 23:50 swim, 2:12:52 bike, and 1:15:02 marathon, Kahlefeidt posted a time of 3 hours 55 minutes and 31 seconds to finish first in the debut race of the world-famous IRONMAN 70.3 triathlon series in China.


  13. Triathlon: Multi-sport body plotting a way forward after exit of high performance bossRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Oct 14 | The New Zealand Herald

    High performance boss Graeme Maw resigned after four years in the job and rarely can a senior figure in a sport have been given such a rousing single figure salute by the sport's best performers. Added Ryan Sissons, the leading male athlete: "If Graeme was still in the role that he had moving forward, I would opt not to be part of Triathlon New Zealand at all."


  14. Asics Supports 'Girls On The Run' With NYC Marathon EffortRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Oct 13 | MediaPost

    ... will include a selection of 25 runners, including Asics elite athlete, first time marathoner and Rio 2016 Olympic Triathlon Gold Medalist Gwen Jorgensen and Girls on the Run members. The Asics 2016 NYC Marathon collection features a passport theme ...


  15. Ryan Sissons would have quit Triathlon New Zealand if high performance director Graeme Maw stayed onRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 11 | Stuff.co.nz

    While he later removed the tweet, the 28-year-old didn't hold back when contacted for comment, and said he almost quit the sport altogether last October after he and Maw banged heads. "Sometimes he was trying to get the best out of me, but I just felt that I was the one always losing out and I was always the one to blame for everything - bad "I just felt that wasn't the case and maybe it should be turned around and looked at the other way and there might be other people involved as to why I wasn't going as good as I should."


  16. 2016 Ironman Triathlon World Championships Running Shoe CountRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 11 | Competitor Magazine

    Switzerland's Daniela Ryf and Germany's Jan Frodeno repeated their Ironman World Championships titles on Oct. 8 wearing ASICS shoes. Photos: Paul Phillips/Competitive Image and Oliver Baker/Triathlete.com On Saturday in Kailua-Kona, Hawaii, Germany's Jan Frodeno and Daniela Ryf repeated their men's and women's titles respectively at the 2016 Ironman World Championship, and they were again each wearing ASICS running shoes.


  17. Graeme Maw resigns as Triathlon New Zealand high performance directorRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 11 | Manawatu Evening Standard

    Maw's resignation, effective from Christmas, comes after four years in the role that saw the implementation of Triathlon NZ's 2020 high performance strategy. However, it also comes after a disappointing Rio Olympics in August where only one of the four athletes finished in the top 10. "After four years of leading change, I feel I have taken the HP programme as far as I can," Maw said.


  18. The 6 Most Inspiring Women from the Ironman World Championship In KonaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Oct 11 | Shape

    Daniela Ryf was the first-place female finisher in last year's Ironman World Championship race, which was impressive enough. But the Switzerland native came back to defend her title in 2016, and let's just say she did that and then some.


  19. Jordan Hasay Wins USATF 10 Mile ChampionshipsRead the original story

    Monday Oct 10 | Runner's World

    At the USATF 10 Mile Championships on Sunday in St. Paul, Minnesota, Jordan Hasay, 25, won the women's race in 52:49. Hasay finished 12 seconds ahead of Aliphine Tuliamuk, who ran 53:01, and broke Tuliamuk's three-race winning streak on the USA Running Circuit.


  20. Behind Germany's Kona Podium DominationRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Oct 10 | Inside Triathlon

    Minutes after Jan Frodeno crossed the finish line to take his second straight Ironman World Championship victory, he turned around to watch another German athlete come in second; a minute or so later, there was another. In 2016, the Kona podium was an all-German affair: Frodeno at the top, 2014 winner Sebastian Kienle in second and Kona rookie Patrick Lange in third.