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Allan, Van Vlerken win Wanaka

: Dougal Allan won the men’s title with fastest bike and run splits while Yvonne Van Vlerken broke open a race-long duel with Laura Siddall on the run to win Challenge Wanaka.

Hall, Murray win Cape Town World Cup

: Lucy Hall edged fellow Brit Jessica Learmonth by 1 second for the women's title and Richard Murray led a home country men’s 1-2-3 sweep at the Cape Town World Cup sprint.

Australians launch Super League Triathlon

: An Australian group announced the 2017 Super League Triathlon series will begin with a $206,800 short course event at an island in the Great Barrier Reef in March.

2016 IRONMAN Athletes Choice Awards

: 55,000 Ironman and Ironman 70.3 competitors in 136 events in 2016 took surveys listing their favorite events and categories including swim, bike and run courses.

Reed, Crowley conquer Hell of the West

: Timothy Reed and Sarah Crowley used killer bike splits to dominate the Hell of the West Triathlon.

Two Triathletes banned for Ostarine

: Two female Ironman competitors were handed sanctions today for doping violations. At least one resulted from contaminated salt tablets.

Jodie Cunnama, Guillaume win South Africa 70.3

: Jodie Cunnama won her seventh straight Ironman 70.3 South Africa title by 62 seconds over Susie Cheetham while Romain Guillaume topped James Cunnama by 2:29 at Buffalo City.

The spectacular challenge of Israman

: Dan Alterman and Laurel Wassner win Israman 226; Ben Collins and Jenny Fletcher take the Israman 113 titles Friday in in Eilat, Israel.

Sanders, Riveros take Pucon 70.3

: Lionel Sanders of Canada started 2017 with a decisive victory and Barbara Riveros of Chile took her 3rd straight home country title at Ironman 70.3 Pucon.

Currie, Wilkinson take Tauranga Half

: Braden Currie defended his title and set a new course record and Amelia Wilkinson defended her title at the Port of Tauranga Half.

Escape Series: Keep an eye on this

: Before its first race this national triathlon series instantly looks more formidable than what TriRock's was, perhaps approaching what Life Time's is.

We Noticed: Morf-Tech, New Paddles...

: Aerobars that will make you think; your kid's first bike; finally some likeable swim paddles, forum enhancements you might not have noticed.

That Clen Pop in Cozumel

: Last week web stories about a British athlete testing positive for clenbuterol rose up only to disappear, or be edited, just as quickly. Here is what happened.

The New Slowtwitch Training Log

: We've got a new training log. After a couple years of treading water, we've got an entirely new log for you all to track your data in. It does support challenges. And all your old data will be ported ...

TriNZ Suspends Amy Stretton for 2 Years

: The ITU did what TriNZ could not do: DQ Amy Stretton's Worlds performance. TriNZ did the rest: suspend her from racing.

Alistair Brownlee to go long

: Two-time Olympic Triathlon champion Alistair Brownlee of Great Britain announced that he will take two years away from the Olympic distance to train for Ironman.

ITU Allows Disc Brakes in No-draft

: Because many national federations use ITU's rules, specific allowance of disc brake tri bikes is significant.

Crowley, Bozzone take Bahrain 70.3

: Sarah Crowley topped Emma Pallant by 1:26 and Terenzo Bozzone followed his win at Ironman Western Australia with a $20,000 win at Bahrain 70.3.

Luxford, Chevrot prevail at Ballarat 70.3

: Annabel Luxford of Australia dominated the women’s field wire-to-wire and Denis Chevrot won it on the bike at Ironman 70.3 Ballarat.

Currie, Kessler win Taupo 70.3

: Braden Currie topped fellow Kiwi Mike Phillips by 33 seconds and Meredith Kessler of the U.S. edged Laura Siddall of Great Britain by 8 seconds at Taupo 70.3.

Cartagena 70.3 run course snafu

: Volunteers misdirected the pro men’s field and the leading woman on the run course; Cartagena 70.3 race officials awarded two top prizes to men directed to different, shorter runs.

ITU Reinstates DQ in Long Course Worlds

: For the second time in three years an age-group winner posted an eyebrow-raising time. This time the ITU acted quickly.

Bozzone, Hauschildt set records at Busselton

: Terenzo Bozzone won his first Ironman and Melissa Hauschildt her fourth as both broke course records at Ironman Western Australia in Busselton.

Cyclone forces Challenge Florianópolis cancellation

: A cyclone with maximum winds of 118 kilometers per hour wreaked extensive damage to the Brazilian state of Santa Catarina and forced race officials to cancel Challenge Florianópolis.

Ascenco, Jahn win Punta del Este 70.3

: Santiago Ascenco edged Matt Hanson and Kirsty Jahn outran Laurel Wassner to win Ironman 70.3 Punta del Este.

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