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Atkinson, Luxford storm Australian Nationals

: Atkinson defended his Australian National Olympic distance title and took his third straight City of Perth Triathlon, while Annabel Luxford took a decisive win to spark her road back from injury and ...

Docherty, Tanner win in NZ

: Two time Olympic medalist Bevan Docherty outruns Clark Ellice and World number 8 Debbie Tanner outsprints Nicky Samuels at Wellington for Kiwi Olympic Distance National Crowns

Miami wins for Reed and Peterson

: Matty Reed repeated his title at the 2009 Miami International Triathlon in a new record time of 1:47:22 and narrowly held off Andy Potts. The women's crown went to Jillian Peterson in a time of 2:00: ...

What We Have Noticed: blueseventy, HED, Lynskey...

: A look at new goggles from blueseventy, a neat gadget from HED, an inexpensive ti frame from Lynskey Performance, a tri suit from Pearl Izumi and a tri suit from TYR.

Opening ITU World Championship event moves

: Economic difficulties and time constraints caused Singapore to step down as the host of the 2009 World Championship series opener. Tongyeong, Korea stepped up instead and the event will now take ...

Smith and Dussault win XTERRA winter worlds

: Brian Smith led from start to finish at the 2009 XTERRA Winter Worlds and repeated his title from 2008. Rebecca Dussault had an almost 15 minute margin to take the women's title.

Kiwis rule at home in Ironman New Zealand

: Cam Brown outruns Terenzo Bozzone to nab his 8th Ironman New Zealand title, Gina Ferguson breaks Jo Lawn’s win streak at 6 as Kiwis go 1-2, 1-2 at Taupo

Kahlefeldt, Niwata take Oceania Championship crowns

: Brad Kahlefeldt outsprints Courtney Atkinson, is now 4-0 on 2009 ITU World Championship finale course; Kiyomi Niwata outruns U23 World Champ Daniela Ryf

Von Allmen, Gartner win Israman

: Konrad Von Allmen, Mario Gartner battle fierce 60-mph winds, tough rain, sandstorms to win 10th annual Full and Half-Iron distance Israman Triathlon on tough course in the Israeli resort of Eilat.

ST circ drive wraps Wednesday

: The annual Slowtwitch circulation drive is scheduled to wrap on Wednesday, March 4th. An IM Lake Placid entry, a bike fit from Slowman, a Kiwami trisuit, headline a huge list of prizes pledged.

McKenzie and Granger rule Ironman Malaysia

: With his win at the 2009 Lotto Ironman Langkawi Malaysia, Luke McKenzie now added a second Ironman title to his resume. Belinda Granger used her bike prowess to repeat her title from 2008.

Wasle, Bjornstad take ITU Winter Gold

: Carina Wasle of Austria wins wire-to-wire on her home course and newcomer Tor-Halvor Bjornstad in his second-ever Winter Triathlon whips fellow Norwegian and defending champion Arne Post at ITU ...

Did Silver medalist use EPO?

: In 2001 Olympic Silver Medalist Stephan Vuckovic lay near death in a German hospital. He confessed to his doctors that he took EPO, according to persistent rumors and news reports now being ...

Alexander, Warriner take Geelong 70.3 crowns

: Craig Alexander shook off the cobwebs from a three-month post-Kona hiatus with a swift 1:12:07 run to outhoof a stellar field, and ITU star Samantha Warriner outdueled Yvonne Van Vlerken to win ...

What to do this weekend - A multisport expo in Wisconsin

: If you live in the Midwest, here is your chance to escape the harsh winter and get psyched for the upcoming season. This coming weekend you can attend the 2009 Great Lakes Multisport & Running Expo ...

USA Triathlon plays catch-up in the Triathlon Hall of Fame game

: USA Triathlon tabs Jon Noll, Verne Scott, the late Judy Flannery, Sheila Taormina and Karen Smyers for its first Hall of Fame class.

McDonald and Ferguson take Challenge Wanaka

: Chris McDonald grabbed the lead at the 2009 Challenge Wanaka 30km into the bike and in the end won by 7 minutes. Gina Ferguson broke her previous course record by 5 minutes to take the women's race.

Pucon victories for Galindez and Gollnick

: Oscar Galindez held off a tough challenge from Ronaldo Colucci to win the 2009 Pucon triathlon. Heather Gollnick led a trio of American women as she defended her title.

Tissink and Zelenkova win in South Africa

: Raynard Tissink dominated the 2009 Spec-Savers Ironman 70.3 South Africa in a time of 4:02:04. In the women's race, Lucie Zelenkova was virtually unchallenged as she grabbed her title in 4:46:40.

Ski brand K2 buys Zoot Sports

: The well-traveled brand, which started in Kona and ended up in Carlsbad, via San Francisco, is now owned by Seattle-based K2, a division of Jarden Corporation

WTC purchases U.S. Ironmans

: Ironman races across America, built and run by Canadian import Graham Fraser, pass to WTC. Fraser keeps ownership of Ironman Canada, the one race of the bunch he did not start.

A story of Austrian intrigue

: Austrian pediatrician and Ironman triathlete Dr. Andreas Zoubek recently earned a slot in the Hawaiian Ironman, but he's since been accused of running a doping ring. Read about triathlon, EPO, envy ...

Wellington to be coached by Lessing

: Simon Lessing will be coaching 2-time Ironman World Champion Chrissie Wellington in 2009, and this news comes just weeks after the announcement that Cliff English would be her new coach.

Richie Cunningham, Belinda Granger finally gain Laguna Phuket wins

: Persistence pays for two Aussies - Richie Cunningham wins on his fifth try, Belinda Granger wins on her sixth attempt; six hundred entries show up despite some civilian unrest, temporary closure of ...

Berkel and Ferguson on top in Western Australia

: Aussie Tim Berkel captured his first Ironman title as he won the 2008 Ironman Western Australia in 8:07:05. Kiwi Gina Ferguson held off a tough challenge from defending champion Charlotte Paul ...

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