Triathlon

Rio 2016 triathlon test event to take place next August

By Nick Butler

A Rio 2016 triathlon test event will take place in Rio De Janeiro next August ©A triathlon test event for the Rio 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games has been scheduled to take place in Copacabana Bay on August 1 and 2, 2015, it has been announced.

ITU opens bidding for host of major triathlon events

By Zjan Shirinian

The International Triathlon Union is looking for bids for a number of its events, including the 2016 World Triathlon Series ©Getty ImagesThe bidding process has opened for the 2016 World Triathlon Series, 2018 Grand Final and Para races in 2015.

Abu Dhabi joins World Triathlon Series host cities

By Emily Goddard

The ITU has added Abu Dhabi to the 2015 World Triathlon Series calendar ©ITU/FacebookAbu Dhabi is set to make its debut on next year's World Triathlon Series (WTS) calendar as part of a new five-year partnership between the Abu Dhabi Sports Council (ADSC) and the International Triathlon Union (ITU).

Sardinia announced as host of 2015 ITU Cross Triathlon World Championships

By Paul Osborne

The 2015 Cross Triathlon World Championships will be held in Sardinia, Italy ©Simon PechSardinia in Italy will host the 2015 Cross Triathlon World Championships, the International Triathlon Union (ITU) announced today.

Pedersen defies life-threatening bike crash to become long distance triathlon world champion

By Daniel Etchells

Camilla Pedersen's success is one of the comeback stories of the year ©Getty ImagesDenmark's Camilla Pedersen claimed victory at the Weihai 2014 Long Distance Triathlon World Championships today, less than a year after coming out of an induced coma following a life-threatening bike crash.

Gold Coast added to expanded calendar for 2015 World Triathlon Series

By Zjan Shirinian

Gold Coast will make its debut on the World Triathlon Series calendar next year ©Getty ImagesThe 2015 World Triathlon Series calendar is being expanded to include a new event in the next Commonwealth Games host city of Gold Coast.

Mark Allen and Simon Lessing lead inaugural inductees into triathlon Hall of Fame

By Gary Anderson

Simon Lessing has been inducted into the inaugural ITU Hall of Fame ©Getty ImagesBritain's four-time world champion Simon Lessing was among six athletes inducted into the inaugural International Triathlon Union Hall of Fame as the organisation's first President, Les McDonald, was honoured with a lifetime achievement award.

Alistair Brownlee takes Grand Final win but Gómez denies brother Jonathan World Triathlon Series crown

By Gary Anderson

Javier Gómez created history in Edmonton by becoming only the second man to win four triathlon world titles ©Getty ImagesSpain's Javier Gómez claimed the World Triathlon Series title with a third place finish in the end-of-season Grand Final in Edmonton which was won by Olympic champion Alistair Brownlee, while brother Jonathan missed out on being crowned champion for a second time.

Jorgensen confirms status as world's best with victory at World Triathlon Series Grand Final

By Gary Anderson

Gwen Jorgensen ended a record breaking season with victory at the World Triathlon Series Grand Final in Edmonton ©ITUGwen Jorgensen completed the most dominant season in the six-year history of the World Triathlon Series by winning the Grand Final in Edmonton - her fifth-straight win.
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