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TRIATHLON: Zaferes leads historic U.S. World Series sweep, this time in Yokohama!

“Every time I think this has got to end sometime, but I go for it each time. I am using a more risky mindset...

TRIATHLON Preview: Can Zaferes win her third in a row in Yokohama World Series?

The third of eight rounds in the 2019 ITU World Series comes this weekend in Yokohama (JPN) for an Olympic-distance triathlon: 1.5 km swim,...

HEARD AFTER HALFTIME: South Africa confirms it will appeal Court of Arbitration holding...

News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: ● Athletics ● Despite its agreement in June with the IAAF that it would abide by the decision of the Court of Arbitration for Sport in its filing against the federation’s Eligibility Regulations for Female Classification, Athletics South Africa confirmed that it would […]
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HEARD AFTER HALFTIME: Tough times for Jamaican track … off the field?

News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: ● Athletics ● Uneasy signs for the sport in Jamaica, where this weekend’s Jamaica International Invitational – an IAAF World Challenge meet – was canceled for lack of funding. Jamaica Athletics president Dr. Warren Blake said in a statement, “We have managed to run […]
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TRIATHLON: Shocking win for Coninx and dominant run for Zaferes in World Triathlon Bermuda

Back when American star Katie Zaferes was still Katie Hursey, she was running for Syracuse as an All-Big East steeplechaser. So when her triathlons...

TRIATHLON Preview: Mola and Zaferes headline second ITU World Series in Bermuda

The ITU World Series heads for idyllic Bermuda for the second leg of the 2019 circuit, with an Olympic-distance course ready in and around...

TRIATHLON: Zaferes and Spivey go 1-2 for U.S. in World Series opener in Abu...

A powerful U.S. team went 1-2-4 on the women’s Sprint course in Abu Dhabi (UAE), with Katie Zaferes scoring her second career World Triathlon...

TRIATHLON Preview: ITU World Series starts in Abu Dhabi

The first of the nine legs of the 2019 ITU World Series starts on Friday in Abu Dhabi (UAE) with Sprint races for both...

TRIATHLON: Tomlin wins women’s and CAMTRI Relay title in Sarasota

Although Hurricane Michael did not threaten the Sarasota-Bradenton Triathlon Festival in Florida, algae levels in the water eliminated the swimming phase and changed the event to a duathlon with a 2.5 km run, 18.3 km bike ride and 5.0 km run. No matter for 29-year-old Renee Tomlin, who missed much of this year with injury, […]
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TRIATHLON Preview: CAMTRI Mixed Relay title up for grabs in Sarasota

A total of 20 teams, including seven from the United States, are expected to start in the CAMTRI Pan American Mixed Relay Championships at Sarasota’s Nathan Benderson Park on Sunday. Forecasters do not see any interference from Hurricane Michael on the event, so it’s expected to go on as scheduled. The Mixed Relay includes a […]
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TRIATHLON: Mola & Holland win World Series titles; Zaferes second

The Grand Final of the 2018 ITU World Series was expected to be a coronation for Spain’s Mario Mola and a fight to the finish between Katie Zaferes of the U.S. and Vicky Holland (GBR) for the women’s seasonal title. And that’s exactly how it played out. Zaferes and Holland had their eyes on each […]
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TRIATHLON Preview: Mola & Zaferes looking for World Series titles in Gold Coast

The International Triathlon Union picked a perfectly-named venue for the World Series Final of the 2018 season as someone is going to win the series at Gold Coast, Australia. So here are the contenders and points standings: ∙ Men: 1. 4,925 Mario Mola (ESP) 2. 4,101 Jacob Birtwhistle (AUS) 3. 3,810 Vincent Luis (FRA) 4. […]
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TRIATHLON: Mola and Zaferes stay on top of World Series rankings

All but one race of the 2018 ITU World Series is now complete, with the seasonal leaders clear, but the races not at all decided. Spain’s Mario Mola continued his sensational season with another win, his fourth in the seven races this season. He finished 16 seconds ahead of Norway’s Kristian Blummenfelt to continue as […]
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TRIATHLON Preview: World Series races too close to call in Montreal

The seventh of eight stops on the International Triathlon Union’s World Series for 2018 comes in Montreal, Quebec (CAN), with a tight battle for the seasonal title in the women’s division and a near-runaway in the men. The standings right now: Men: 1. 4,850 Mario Mola (ESP) 2. 3,810 Vincent Luis (FRA) 3. 3,245 Jacob […]
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Run phase decides National Junior Champions

Fielding Fischer and Gillian Cridge literally ran away from their rivals to win the 2018 USA Triathlon National Junior Championships at the Voice of America Park in West Chester, Pennsylvania. Fischer led out of the water by 20 seconds, but was caught during the bike phase, but put the hammer down in the 5 km […]
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Run phase decides National Junior Champions

Fielding Fischer and Gillian Cridge literally ran away from their rivals to win the 2018 USA Triathlon National Junior Championships at the Voice of America Park in West Chester, Pennsylvania. Fischer led out of the water by 20 seconds, but was caught during the bike phase, but put the hammer down in the 5 km […]
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The IAAF shows an iron hand to Russia on doping … and it’s...

TSX HEADLINES – for July 30, 2018: The president of the International Olympic Committee said he was ready to welcome Russia back into the Olympic Movement. The International Association of Athletics Federations – the IAAF – said not so fast. At its Council meeting last week, the IAAF’s task force on the Russian issue maintained […]
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Russia, Ukraine, Belarus and Kenya most penalized by the Athletics Integrity Unit

TSX HEADLINES – for July 25, 2018: The Athletics Integrity Unit set up by the International Association of Athletics Associations (IAAF) made its first comprehensive report public and there’s one conclusion to be drawn. Doping is still with us. The report on the AIU Web site shows a total of 120 cases handled by the […]
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The days of being anonymous are over: Russia 2018’s legacy will be the...

TSX HEADLINES – for July 16, 2018: The 2018 World Cup in Russia is over and except for French fans waiting to buy shirts with two stars on them, the memory is already fading. But there will be a legacy from Russia 2018, worn around the necks of future spectators in World Cups and likely […]
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Tokyo and Paris sign mutual-cooperation accord, but will they really cooperate?

TSX HEADLINES – for July 13, 2018: With considerable fanfare, the chief executives of the Tokyo 2020 organizing committee and Paris 2024 committee signed a Memorandum of Understanding for cooperation in various areas to help ensure the success of both Games. It’s a good idea, but will these organizations – and beyond them, the Los […]
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