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Get in early for your Glasgow tickets

Get in early for your Glasgow tickets

30/05/17 - Media Release THE MOMENT IS COMING... TICKETS FOR SPECTACULAR GLASGOW 2018 EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIPS TO GO ON GENERAL SALE FROM 14 JUNE Tickets for the Glasgow 2018 European Championships – a brand new... |

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CNN - Vital Signs turns focus to Andy Lewis - PT2 European Champion

CNN - Vital Signs turns focus to Andy Lewis - PT2 European Champion

09/06/16 - During the Médis Lisbon ETU Triathlon European Championships some of you might have noticed there was a camera team from CNN. What were they doing? Well, they were following one British para-athlete, Andy... |

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ETU Triathlon Championships Lisbon Portugal, encouraging Age Group numbers.

ETU Triathlon Championships Lisbon Portugal, encouraging Age Group numbers.

24/05/16 - We have been running a few articles recently about the growth of age-group participation and in particular we have focussed on the medal tables.  As we all know, ETU Championships means that Team GB will of... |

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Watch out for the new look Team GB in 2016

Watch out for the new look Team GB in 2016

03/12/15 - When you race at the Europeans and the Worlds, there is usually a large contingent from Team GB. British Triathlon, founded back in 1981 (Saturday 11 December 1982) has been around longer than most and from... |

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European Sports Championships - plan ahead for 2018

European Sports Championships - plan ahead for 2018

25/11/15 - At the Presidents’ Assembly in Loughborough in January of this year the heads of the European Triathlon National Federations were treated to a vision that has now become a reality. Plans are now well... |

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If it wasn’t tough, it would not be a Challenge.

If it wasn’t tough, it would not be a Challenge.

13/09/15 - The swim finished and the athletes set off on their tough ride around the hinterland of Weymouth. For so many of the Age Groupers, they knew what to expect but for the visiting Elite and non-British athletes... |

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It was a challenge to get here but now the real Challenge starts.

It was a challenge to get here but now the real Challenge starts.

12/09/15 - For many the drive down to Weymouth was not the easiest but as you drive onto the Promenade and look out across the bay you begin to understand why this location is such a “must do”. The sand is perfect.... |

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2015 ETU Presidents’ Assembly, Loughborough, GB

2015 ETU Presidents’ Assembly, Loughborough, GB

10/02/15 - Over recent years ETU has established an annual event where the Presidents or their representatives from each National Federation in the region are invited to meet, to receive all the updates that are... |

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European Triathlon Championships, Kitzbühel 2014 – An Age Group Athlete takes us inside the big race

European Triathlon Championships, Kitzbühel 2014 – An Age Group Athlete takes us inside the big race

24/12/14 - With the news that Kitzbühel will once again be the venue for the European Championships in 2017 and with the winter months ahead when you will be perhaps planning your season of racing, why not get the... |

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Gold for Italy. Gold for Germany but silver and bronze a-plenty for the British.

Gold for Italy. Gold for Germany but silver and bronze a-plenty for the British.

25/08/14 - Holme Pierrepont National Watersports Centre is a location well-known to British triathletes. For over 20 years this has been a venue for the Club Relays. Located centrally it was be this holiday weekend the... |

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Challenge Weymouth to host 2015 ETU European Long Distance Triathlon Championships

Challenge Weymouth to host 2015 ETU European Long Distance Triathlon Championships

06/08/14 - Challenge Family, European Triathlon Union (ETU) and British Triathlon are delighted to announce that Challenge Weymouth UK will host the 2015 ETU European Long Distance Triathlon Championships on Sunday... |

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Director of Triathlon Loughborough University

Director of Triathlon Loughborough University

25/07/14 - British Triathlon and Loughborough University are looking for an enthusiastic and highly skilled Director of Triathlon to lead both the world class (Olympic and Paralympic Triathlon) and University programmes... |

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Alistair Brownlee talks about his love for Kitzbühel and the Team GB Age Group success

Alistair Brownlee talks about his love for Kitzbühel and the Team GB Age Group success

20/06/14 - by Hans Cleemput Alistair Brownlee is leading a stellar field in the European Championships elite men race. We got the chance to have a quick chat with the Olympic champion at the athlete briefing in... |

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Paratriathlon World Series underway in Yokohama

Paratriathlon World Series underway in Yokohama

16/05/14 - Paratriathlon has its own elite racing in Yokohama on Saturday morning, before the ITU elites take to the course and the fields are both large and deep with talent. Great Britain is foremost amongst the... |

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GB Age Group athletes dominate European Sprint Distance Duathlon Championships

GB Age Group athletes dominate European Sprint Distance Duathlon Championships

14/04/14 - The powerful Great British Age Group team once again showed their strength by dominating the ETU Powerman European Sprint Distance Duathlon Championships in Horst aan de Maas. The Brits picked up 43... |

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Beaugrand (FRA) and Benson (GBR) brilliant at Eton Dorney

Beaugrand (FRA) and Benson (GBR) brilliant at Eton Dorney

31/08/13 - Cassandre Beaugrand (FRA) and Gordon Benson (GBR) brought the curtain down on another ETU Junior European Cup season with victory at Eton Dorney. Beaugrand secured her first ever Junior Cup victory with... |

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ETU returns to Britain for final Junior European Cup of the season

ETU returns to Britain for final Junior European Cup of the season

29/08/13 - The final ETU Junior European Cup of the season takes place this Saturday at the iconic Eton Dorney course in Great Britain. It has been another thrilling Junior season, one which has produced 15... |

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Lois Rosindale wins a thriller in Holten to become U23 European Champion

Lois Rosindale wins a thriller in Holten to become U23 European Champion

29/06/13 - Great Britain’s Lois Rosindale produced an inspired performance to defeat local favourite Rachel Klamer and win European U23 Women’s Championship title. Rosindale and Klamer were neck and neck with two... |

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National Federation Spotlight: British Triathlon President sounds ominous warning to rivals

National Federation Spotlight: British Triathlon President sounds ominous warning to rivals

02/04/13 - On the eve of the 2013 European Triathlon season, British Triathlon Federation President, Ian Howard, says he is determined to maintain British medal success. Howard was appointed as successor to Dr... |

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Team GB receives SPOTY award

Team GB receives SPOTY award

18/12/12 - At the recent BBC Sports Personality show, dubbed the SPOTY’s, Alistair Brownlee joined 11 fellow Team GB Olympians and Paralympians on stage to receive the Team of the Year award. Together, the group accepted... |

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British Triathlon Federation appoints new President

British Triathlon Federation appoints new President

14/12/12 - Ian Howard TD has been appointed as President of the British Triathlon Federation, taking over from Dr Sarah Springman CBE, who steps down after serving the maximum number of terms in post. Ian has been... |

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British Triathlon appoints new high performance positions

British Triathlon appoints new high performance positions

04/12/12 - British Triathlon is delighted to announce the appointment of Brendan Purcell as the new Performance Director, and Ben Bright as the new Head Coach to work alongside Brendan. British Triathlon has enjoyed its... |

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British Triathlon President carries Olympic Flame in London

British Triathlon President carries Olympic Flame in London

27/07/12 - Dr Sarah Springman CBE, British Triathlon President, ETU and ITU Vice President, did the fast growing sport of triathlon proud yesterday at 12.52 (Thursday 26 July), by taking part in the London 2012... |

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London gets ready for Olympic triathlon in just over one-month’s time

London gets ready for Olympic triathlon in just over one-month’s time

03/07/12 - In the shadow of the LOCOG headquarters, the GE Canary Wharf Triathlon delivered world-class triathlon racing in the heart of London’s iconic financial and shopping district on the 28 June, ahead of the... |

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British Triathlon wins Sport Governing Body of the Year Award

British Triathlon wins Sport Governing Body of the Year Award

03/05/12 - In a glittering night of sports awards, British Triathlon was announced this week as the Sport Governing Body of the Year in the UK.  The award, sponsored by the Daily Telegraph was presented at the annual UK... |

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ETU delighted with inclusion of Mixed Relay Triathlon at 2014 Commonwealth Games

ETU delighted with inclusion of Mixed Relay Triathlon at 2014 Commonwealth Games

03/05/12 - On May 1st, the Glasgow 2014 Organising Committee announced that Mixed Relay Triathlon would be included on the sports programme for the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games. This is a fantastic boost for... |

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British team revel in Paratriathlon Gold

British team revel in Paratriathlon Gold

22/04/12 - British athletes defied the heat of Eilat to win four gold medals across the Paratriathlon classifications. Iain Dawson (TRI-6), Faye McClelland (TRI-4), Jane Egan (TRI-1) and Charlotte Ellis (TRI-6) all... |

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Georgia Taylor-Brown (GBR) wins Junior European Championship

Georgia Taylor-Brown (GBR) wins Junior European Championship

20/04/12 - Great Britain's Georgia Taylor-Brown has become the European Junior Female Champion after a thrilling race in Eilat. In searing heat of the early afternoon sun, Taylor-Brown had a superb race. She remained... |

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Helen Jenkins and Alistair Brownlee win British Triathlon Olympic Athlete of the Year Award

Helen Jenkins and Alistair Brownlee win British Triathlon Olympic Athlete of the Year Award

13/11/11 - Helen Jenkins and Alistair Brownlee have been recognised for their outstanding performances this season at the British Triathlon Annual Awards, being named joint-winners of the 2011 Olympic Athlete of the Year... |

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Follow London live this weekend

Follow London live this weekend

05/08/11 - If you can’t make the trip to London’s Hyde Park, then don’t worry – you can still catch all the exhilarating action via live sites in the UK, in the comfort of own home via TV or online or if you’re on... |

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Triathlon Live Sites launched around the UK before Olympic Test Event

Triathlon Live Sites launched around the UK before Olympic Test Event

29/07/11 - Triathlon is breaking new ground with an innovative and exciting concept which the International Triathlon Union (ITU) launched today with just under one year to go to London 2012. Triathlon Live Sites in six... |

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Harry Wiltshire suspended for six months

Harry Wiltshire suspended for six months

25/07/11 - The International Triathlon Union (ITU), the worldwide governing body for triathlon, today announced it has imposed a six-month suspension on British triathlete Harry Wiltshire due to unsportsmanlike conduct at... |

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Jem Lawson - Secretary General

Jem Lawson - Secretary General

30/06/11 - The ETU are sorry to announce the resignation of Secretary General Jem Lawson. Following a series of recent health scares, Jem's offer of resignation has relunctantly been accepted by the EB Board and Jem... |

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Brownlee Leads Britain to One-Two Finish in Lausanne

Brownlee Leads Britain to One-Two Finish in Lausanne

21/08/10 - Twenty-year-old Brit Jonathan Brownlee took home top honours at the first-ever ITU Sprint Triathlon World Championship, earning the first world title of his young career. It makes four ITU World Championships... |

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British Tri Grows International Influence

British Tri Grows International Influence

09/07/10 - UK Sport has selected Chris Kitchen, British Triathlon Director for Performance to their International Leadership Programme. His selection highlights the continued growth of world class athletes, support staff... |

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British Triathlon awarded Sport Governing Body of the Year award

British Triathlon awarded Sport Governing Body of the Year award

14/05/10 - British Triathlon was delighted to receive the award of Sport Governing Body of the Year at the prestigious Sports Industry Awards Dinner on Thursday 13 May. British Triathlon, up against a strong opposition... |

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GE to Sponsor British Triathlon in Lead Up to London 2012

GE to Sponsor British Triathlon in Lead Up to London 2012

29/04/10 - London 29 April 2010 – British Triathlon could soon fulfill its Olympic medal-winning potential and become one of the UK’s next great sporting success stories, thanks to a new partnership with GE, announced... |

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Brownlee Suffers Stress Fracture

Brownlee Suffers Stress Fracture

25/02/10 - Reigning ITU World Champion Alistair Brownlee of Great Britain will delay the start of his 2010 season due to a femoral stress fracture. The injury will keep Brownlee out of the first two rounds of the 2010... |

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British Triathlon Shortlisted for National Governing Body of the Year

British Triathlon Shortlisted for National Governing Body of the Year

19/02/10 - British Triathlon has been shortlisted for National Governing Body of the Year, by an industry-leading panel at the prestigious annual Sport Industry Awards. This nomination follows the celebration of an... |

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Entries Open for London Age Group Race

Entries Open for London Age Group Race

03/12/09 - The Age Group race at the 2010 London leg of the Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship is now open for entries. Click here for entry information and to visit the London website The Dextro Energy... |

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European Cross Country for Brownlee

European Cross Country for Brownlee

01/12/09 - Coming off the back of his Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship winning season, Alistair Brownlee stepped up to the mark again with an impressive finish at the UK Cross Challenge in Liverpool, UK,... |

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Exclusive Video: London Paratriathlon

Exclusive Video: London Paratriathlon

25/11/09 - 42 paratriathletes from seven different nations descended on London’s Hyde Park following the Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship Series. With paratriathlon looking for inclusion within the... |

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British Triathlon Recognise Success At Annual Awards

British Triathlon Recognise Success At Annual Awards

17/11/09 - In an evening aimed at celebrating an outstanding summer of success for British Triathlon, Alistair Brownlee was named 2009 Olympic Athlete of the Year and British Triathlon Male Athlete of the Year. The... |

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Don Determined to Better Brownlee

Don Determined to Better Brownlee

13/10/09 - Story by: George Scott - www.morethanthegames.co.uk 2006 world champion Tim Don is determined not to be overshadowed by British team-mate Alistair Brownlee in the build-up to the 2012 Olympics in London. Don,... |

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Brownlee Honoured by Home City

Brownlee Honoured by Home City

01/10/09 - World Champion Alistair Brownlee was honoured at a civic reception in his home city having put Leeds’s sporting name firmly in lights. Also honoured was Brownlee’s younger brother Jonathan, 19, who won the... |

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Getting to Know Helen Jenkins

Getting to Know Helen Jenkins

10/09/09 - Tell us a little about yourself, Helen. How did you first get into triathlon? I started off as a swimmer. By the age of 16, I realized I wasn’t improving anymore. I was training with the daughter of the Welsh... |

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triathlonscotland Seek CEO

triathlonscotland Seek CEO

27/08/09 - triathlonscotland is a burgeoning national governing body responsible for triathlon and multisports in Scotland.  Our focus for the next 8 years will be to develop our membership and events calendar, to include... |

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Brownlee Unstoppable in London

Brownlee Unstoppable in London

15/08/09 - The unstoppable Alistair Brownlee again showed he is the real deal taking his fourth Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship Series win in four starts in front of an elated home crowd in London, England... |

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Ireland goes triathlon crazy

Ireland goes triathlon crazy

18/07/09 - In an event which is only rivalled by Hamburg for atmosphere, home fans crowded the streets to cheer on Irish triathlete Bryan Keane and Felicity Sheedy Ryan from Australia who claimed the European Cup titles... |

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Paratriathletes Invited to London

Paratriathletes Invited to London

17/07/09 - A unique opportunity has opened for international paratriathletes to compete at the 2012 Olympic venue in Hyde Park, London, watched by thousands of spectators and racing alongside the best triathletes in the... |

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In Profile: Amy Dodson (GBR)

In Profile: Amy Dodson (GBR)

09/07/09 - In this week’s paratriathlon article we will interview one of the most remarkable female athletes. Amy Dodson was second last year at the 2008 Vancouver ITU Triathlon World Championship in the TRI5 category... |

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London Mayor warms up for Dextro Energy Triathlon - ITU World Championship Series

London Mayor warms up for Dextro Energy Triathlon - ITU World Championship Series

08/07/09 - London Mayor, Boris Johnson, got into the swing of things last week outside City Hall,­ his official offices,­ to promote the Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship Series, due to take place in... |

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Date Set for Edinburgh 2010

Date Set for Edinburgh 2010

06/07/09 - The British Triathlon Federation is pleased to announce that the 2010 Edinburgh ITU Duathlon World Championships will take place in the historic city from 3 to 5 September, 2010. The duathlon event consists of... |

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Looking Forward to London

Looking Forward to London

25/05/09 - Helen Jenkins, the reigning women’s world champion from Britain, will be amongst the starters for the sixth stop-over of the Dextro Energy Triathlon - ITU World Championships Series on 15 August at London’s... |

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Commonwealth Games Venue Tested

Commonwealth Games Venue Tested

19/05/09 - Strathclyde Park near Glasgow hosted its first Olympic distance elite race last weekend as the British Triathlon National Championships tested out the proposed venue for the 2014 Commonwealth Games triathlon.... |

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British Triathlon Performance Team

British Triathlon Performance Team

28/01/09 - British Triathlon is delighted to announce that Heather Williams has been appointed as the organisations Performance Director and will lead the strategic direction and management of the UK Sport World Class... |

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BTF Performance Development Manager Position

BTF Performance Development Manager Position

03/12/08 - British Triathlon is looking to appoint a Performance Development Manager based at its headquarters in Loughborough, England. The Performance Development Manager will develop and maintain an infrastructure to... |

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Two Positions Open at BTF

Two Positions Open at BTF

30/11/08 - The British Triathlon Federation currently has two job vacancies: Head Coach and Performance Development Manager.  Please see below for more details on both. British Triathlon is looking to appoint a Head... |

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British Triathlon Annual Awards

British Triathlon Annual Awards

18/11/08 - British Triathlon’s Annual Award Dinner was held on Saturday night and saw the presentation of the first Gold Pin Awards, awarded to three of the sport’s leading figures to highlight their significant and... |

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Beijing Team Spotlight: GBR

Beijing Team Spotlight: GBR

11/08/08 - The British team for the Olympic Games is a complementary mix of youth and experience. Remarkably, every member of the British squad has claimed a world championship title, demonstrating their pedigree of... |

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British Olympic Team Confirmed

British Olympic Team Confirmed

27/06/08 - At an announcement in Hyde Park, London, the British Olympic Association named the triathlon competitors to represent Great Britain at the 2008 Olympic Games in Beijing: Men: Alistair Brownlee, Will Clarke,... |

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BTF launches Disability Champs

BTF launches Disability Champs

28/02/08 - British Triathlon will become the first Governing Body in the world to offer a national event exclusively for disabled triathletes when the British Disabled Triathlon Championships supported by Wrigleys... |

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British Triathlon appoints new CEO

British Triathlon appoints new CEO

15/12/07 - British Triathlon can today announce that Zara Hyde Peters has been appointed as the new Chief Executive Officer. Zara, the current Director of Athlete Development at UK Athletics, is a former elite endurance... |

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British Triathlon Celebrates 25th Anniversary

British Triathlon Celebrates 25th Anniversary

13/12/07 - On Saturday 11 December 1982, the British Triathlon Association was formed at a meeting at the Mall Heath Club in Reading, which 22 people attended.  The initiative for this came from Mike Ellis, a former... |

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British Triathlon seeks new Chief Executive

British Triathlon seeks new Chief Executive

18/10/07 - Following Norman Brook’s announcement that he would be leaving British Triathlon as their Chief Executive Officer at the end of 2007 to move to South Africa, the Federation have started the process of finding... |

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Athlone hosts 2010 European Champs

Athlone hosts 2010 European Champs

21/09/07 - Athlone, Ireland has been awarded the 2010 ETU Triathlon European Championships. After the bid presentation in Copenhagen back in June 2007, the ETU Executive Board knew that there is an enthusiastic team... |

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Norman Brook to Step Down as Chief Executive of British Triathlon

Norman Brook to Step Down as Chief Executive of British Triathlon

12/09/07 - Brook to step down as Chief Executive of British Triathlon Norman Brook, 53, is to leave the British Triathlon Federation as their Chief Executive at the end of this year. Brook’s decision is work/life... |

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World Championships Spotlight: GBR

World Championships Spotlight: GBR

03/08/07 - At last years world championships in Lausanne, Great Britain did something that no other mens team had ever done before.  It swept all three mens world championships titles with Alistair Brownlee winning the... |

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TV documentary airs on TG4

08/06/07 - Irish terrestrial TV channel TG4 a Gaelic language station, will be screening former Galway Triathlete Richie O’Donnells documentary ‘O Brother! Ca bhfuil tu?’ . This sports documentary on the eclectic sport of... |

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Closing Ceremony and meal

03/06/07 - All competitors in the European Duathlon Championships will get a free meal from 21:00 on Saturday night at the venue for the prize giving and closing ceremony, Dynamic Earth. All medal winners will be... |

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Athlete village accommodation available.

07/05/07 - Accommodation at the race venue, Edinburgh university, Pollock halls is now available. A range of different size rooms can be booked on-line at www.entrycentral.com/index.php?raceID=100145 Prices start from... |

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Welcome to Edinburgh for the European Duathlon Championships

23/04/07 - Dear friends, On behalf of the City of Edinburgh, Event Scotland, Triathlon Scotland and Edinburgh racing, it is with much pleasure that the British Triathlon Federation invites you and your athletes to join... |

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Chair of British Triathlon to Step Down at End of Month

Chair of British Triathlon to Step Down at End of Month

22/01/07 - Tambin texto en espaol. The Chair of British Triathlon, Jasmine Flatters, will be stepping down from her role at the end of January as the British Triathlon Association undergoes modernisation and transforms... |

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About the British Triathlon Federation

About the British Triathlon Federation

10/12/06 - The British Triathlon Federation is the national governing body for the sport of Triathlon in Great Britain. The British Triathlon Federation sanctions over 400 events every year, has over 300 affiliated... |

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Sarah Springman OBE appointed as President of British Triathlon Federation

Sarah Springman OBE appointed as President of British Triathlon Federation

10/12/06 - Former British elite triathlete and Vice President of the International Triathlon Union, Sarah Springman OBE, has been appointed as the inaugural President and Chair of the Board of Directors of the British... |

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Don Suspended For Missed Tests

Don Suspended For Missed Tests

18/10/06 - British Triathlon has released the following information about British triathlete Tim Don. Don Receives Three Month Suspension For Missed Tests Tim Don, the World Triathlon Champion, has received a three... |

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Dublin City Triathlon 2006

25/09/06 - The Dublin City Triathlon kicked off on Friday evening at 6pm with a constant stream of athletes registering for the race and checking out the new course. You could feel the nerves, the excitement and the... |

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Perfect Motion to promote ITU Salford World Cup

Perfect Motion to promote ITU Salford World Cup

06/02/06 - Salford City Council has appointed Perfect Motion Sports Marketing to handle PR for the 2006 Salford Triathlon ITU World Cup event following a competitive tender process. Perfect Motion will handle all... |

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ITU Salford Triathlon World Cup

ITU Salford Triathlon World Cup

03/02/06 - Home to 150 elite athletes from 42 countries across the globe, Salford Triathlon ITU World Cup 2005 last night earned the enviable title of Event of the Year at Manchester’s glittering Tourism Awards hosted by... |

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Large field for Salford

Large field for Salford

22/07/05 - The worlds top triathletes will be joining the best of the British triathlon stars in their return to Salford this weekend (Sunday 31st July) to compete head to head at the 2005 ITU Salford world Cup Triathlon... |

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Jasmine Flatters Presents to Evaluation Commission

Jasmine Flatters Presents to Evaluation Commission

10/03/05 - IOC Evaluation   Commission Visit to London: On February 17,   members of the Evaluation Commission of the IOC spent the day touring London’s   proposed venues for the 2012 Olympic Games and Paralympic... |

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SALFORD WORLD CUP BOASTS STELLAR FIELD

SALFORD WORLD CUP BOASTS STELLAR FIELD

21/07/04 - New event details have been posted for the Salford ITU World Cup coming up this weekend. Please check out the new venue for the Athletes Briefing, Press Conference and Media Centre, all at the Digital World... |

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