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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 ...

ITU announces sponsor and locations of the the 2009 World Championship series

: The International Triathlon Union (ITU) announced today that Dextro Energy will be the title sponsor for the new World Championship series, plus they also offered some details on where the eight ...

McDonald out, Casado in as ITU president

: Les McDonald's two-decade presidency of the International Triathlon Union has come to an end, tearfully for some, none-to-soon for others. Spain's Marison Casado succeeds him.

Alexandre Ribeiro wins his 3rd, Shanna Armstrong her 5th Ultraman Hawaii

: The Brazilian star adds a blazing 6:15:32 double marathon to a Day 2 lead to win the 24th Ultraman World Championship in the third fastest time ever; Shanna Armstrong finishes her 5th win with an 8:17 ...

Alexandre Ribeiro, Shanna Armstrong blaze bike to lead Ultraman after Day 2

: Ribeiro's near-record 7:20:41 split for the 171.4-mile Day 2 course gives the Brazilian a 10 minute lead over O'Keefe and 31-minute cushion over legendary double marathoner Peter Kotland going into ...

Tony O'Keefe and Shanna Armstrong lead Ultraman Day One

: This ultra distance triathlon classic on the weekend after Thanksgiving kicked off its 24th edition with tough swim currents, headwinds, and an unlikely 47-year-old Canadian military officer leading ...

Europeans victorious in Arizona

: Andreas Raelert (GER) the runner-up at the recent 70.3 Worlds in Clearwater, won the Fall edition of the 2008 Ironman Arizona and with it his first Ironman title. Heleen Bij De Vaate (NED) grabbed ...

New Jobs forum on slowtwitch

: Although it may appear as a response to the current economic times, the new slowtwitch jobs sub forum is actually a case of the slowtwitch readership shaping the site.

blueseventy - success in the pool

: blueseventy adds pool swimming world records to its triathlon and open water laurels, as South Africa’s Cameron van den Burgh sets three world marks in the short course pool swimming in blueseventy ...

Bozzone, Zeiger take 70.3 titles

: The youthful Terenzo Bozzone, 23, and the veteran Joanna Zeiger, 38, controlled the 2008 Clearwater 70.3 World Championships and smashed course records along the way.

Plata and Groff win in San Francisco

: Victor Plata and Sarah Groff were victorious at the 2008 San Francisco Triathlon at Treasure Island, the final race in the USA Triathlon Haul to the Great Wall Elite Series. But the series titles ...

Matt Reed, Jodie Swallow take Escape to Bermuda titles

: Cooler temperatures suit American Matt Reed and Great Britain's Jodie Swallow in second Escape to Bermuda triathlon, which mirrors Alcatraz with a jump off the ferry start.

Evans smashes course record, Comerford takes 5th Ironman Florida title

: Canadian Tom Evans’ 8:07:59 is the fastest ever men’s 40-plus Ironman time, while Scotswoman Bella Comerford celebrates her birthday with a smashing win just three weeks after finishing 7th at ...

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