Triathlon

England's Jodie Stimpson wins first gold of Glasgow 2014 in women's triathlon

By Nick Butler at Strathclyde Country Park

Jodie Stimpson sprints to the first gold medal of Glasgow 2014 ©Getty ImagesEnglish star Jodie Stimpson won the first gold medal of Glasgow 2014 here this afternoon with a superb victory in the women's triathlon, after a superbly contested race under blue skies in an electric atmosphere.

Britain becomes most successful triathlon mixed relay nation with third world title

By Emily Goddard

Great Britain has secured its third triathlon mixed relay world title ©ITUGreat Britain has become the most successful nation in triathlon mixed relay history after claiming its third world title in Hamburg today.

Alistair Brownlee secures first win of 2014 at World Triathlon Hamburg

By Emily Goddard

Alistair Brownlee has claimed his first victory of 2014 in Hamburg ©Getty ImagesBritish Olympic champion Alistair Brownlee has claimed his first win of the year at the World Triathlon Series in Hamburg after a sprint battle with France's Vincent Luis, who took silver.

Germany facing tough challenge to defend title at ITU Mixed Relay World Championships

By Nick Butler

Germany will seek a defence of the mixed triathlon relay title they won in 2013 ©Getty ImagesGermany will face a stern challenge if they are to defend their title at the fifth International Triathlon Union (ITU) Mixed Relay World Championships taking place in Hamburg on Sunday (July 13).

Klamer and Polyanskiy top Holten European Cup podiums

By Emily Goddard

Home athlete Rachel Klamer has won the Holten European Cup ©European Triathlon UnionHome athlete Rachel Klamer and Russia's Dmitry Polyanskiy have won the women's and men's races at the European Triathlon Union (ETU) Premium European Cup in the Dutch village of Holten.

Steinwandter's sprint finish earns Italy's triathletes European mixed team relay gold

By Mike Rowbottom

Italy's Alessandro Fabian, pictured right chasing Javier Gomez in the London 2012 Games, helped Italy earn the European Mixed Relay Team title in Kitzbuhel today ©AFP/Getty ImagesItaly secured the last of the European triathlon titles on offer in Kitzbuhel, the mixed team relay, when Matthias Steinwandter outsprinted Germany's Justus Nieschlag in the final stage of the run having arrived at the final transition on level terms.

Brownlee warns rivals not to write him off after winning third European triathlon title

By Mike Rowbottom

Alistair Brownlee has won his third European triathlon title ©ETUBritain's Olympic triathlon champion Alistair Brownlee put a troubled start to his season behind him in Kitzbuhel today as he won his third European title - and then warned those who had begun to write him off as a competitor that he had still got "plenty left".

Olympic triathlon champion Spirig returns after year out to claim fourth European title

By Mike Rowbottom

Switzerland's Olympic triathlon champion salutes her fourth European title win in Kitzbuhel ©European Triathlon UnionSwitzerland's Olympic triathlon champion Nicola Spirig, making her return to international competition after taking a year out to have a child, won her fourth European title at Kitzbuhel today in driving wind and rain which turned the race into something of a survival course.

ITU adds Cartagena to 2014 World Cup calendar

By Emily Goddard

The ITU has added Cartagena to its 2014 World Cup calendar ©AFP/Getty ImagesCartagena will host an International Triathlon Union (ITU) World Cup race for the first time ever this year after the sport's world governing body added the Colombian city to the event calendar.
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