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Ghost runner go

: Two weeks ago long distance runner Kerstin Metzler-Mennenga (LIE) became a national hero after running 2:42:21 in the Berlin marathon. But all was not as good as it seemed.

Bennett and Haskins win US Open Triathlon

: Greg Bennett won the US Open Triathlon and snagged the $300,000 series bonus. In the women's race Sarah Haskins proved to be the strongest.

Chrissie Wellington shocks experts as she wins the 2007 Ford Ironman World Championships.

: Racing as an age grouper in 2006, Chrissie Wellington (GBR) came to Kona as a Pro and grabbed the 2007 Word Champion title.

Macca wins 2007 Ford Ironman World Championships

: Chris "Macca" McCormack finally won the race that had eluded him so long and here is how it unfolded.

Kona 2007 bike count

: The numbers from the 2007 Kona Ironman bike count are in and we have the top brands.

2007 Best of the US triathlon results

: Top 10 results from the 2007 Best of the US triathlon in Florida.

Gemmell and Fernandes victorious in Greece

: Chris Gemmell (NZL) and Vanessa Fernandes won the 2007 Rhodes BG Triathlon World cup. See the results here.

Ironman, wary of speedskins, place pros on notice

: Space exists between USA Triathlon's posture toward "speedskins" in non-wetsuit-legal swims and WTC's opinion of them. They're legal for use in Ironman, but just barely, and perhaps not for long.

New drafting rule for 2007 Ford Ironman World Championships

: Many pro triathletes have been pushing for a change in the drafting regulations and the WTC seems to have listened to them.

2008 BG Triathlon World Cup races

: The ITU announced a provisional list of 2008 BG Triathlon World Cup races

Stoltz and Whitmore win XTERRA USA Championships

: Results from the 2007 XTERRA USA Championships in Lake Tahoe, NV.

Bjorn Anderson to race on Quintana Roo

: At Interbike it was announced that Swedish Ueberbiker Bjorn Anderson will be racing as a Quintana Roo athlete in 2008 and 2009.

Fuji's parent buys Kestrel

: The parent company of Fuji Bicycles has purchased legendary triathlon brand Kestrel.

Medal winner at age group Worlds admits cheating

: A 70 year old German man apparently has to return his silver medal from the 2007 World Championships after he admitted to short cutting both the bike and the run course.

Galindez and Stewart win Ironman 70.3 Cancun

: Oscar Galindez (ARG) and Tyler Stewart (USA) won the 2007 Ironman 70.3 Cancun event. Galindez proved to be the strongest runner among the men, and Stewart used her bike prowess on her way to victory.

2007 Ironman World Championships Kona start list

: Who is racing in Kona this October under which bib number? Check it out here.

Floyd Landis test upheld in arbitration

: The positive Floyd Landis synthetic testosterone test was upheld by the arbitrators today.

No more Ironman 70.3 Baja

: The WTC announced today that Baja, Mexico will not be home to an Ironman 70.3 event in 2008.

Lebrun and Dibens win 2007 XTERRA UK

: Nicolas Lebrun (FRA) used his vast experience and savvy to win XTERRA UK 2007, while Julie Dibens (UK) utilized a great swim and knowledge of the course to win the women's race.

Gomez dominant in Beijing

: Javier Gomez (ESP) won the 2007 BG Triathlon World Cup in Beijing and Jarrod Shoemaker (USA) earned his ticket to the 2008 Olympic Games.

Benny Vansteelant dies at age 30

: We are sad to report that Belgian Duathlon star Benny Vansteelant died at age 30 today.

Fernandes on fire in Beijing

: New world champion Vanessa Fernandes (POR) had a convincing win at the Beijing BG Triathlon World Cup. Laura Bennett (USA) finished 3rd and as the top American garnered a spot on the US Olympic Team.

2007 BG Triathlon World Cup Beijing preview

: This weekend’s BG Triathlon World Cup Beijing is the official test event for the 2008 Summer Olympic Games and many countries are using the event for their selection process.

One more 70.3 event for the USA

: The WTC adds 70.3 Boise Idaho to their calendar for 2008.

Bennett and Snowsill win 2007 LA Triathlon

: Results from the 2007 Kaiser Permanente Los Angeles Triathlon

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