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Griffin and Carfrae rule Buffalo Springs 70.3

: Leon Griffin won the 2008 Ironman 70.3 Buffalo Springs event but had to run down long leading US ITU pro Tim O'Donnell. The women's race was won by Mirinda Carfrae who had her hands full with Joanna ...

At the cash register: 2008 a good vintage?

: As the first half of this year draws to a close, is this a good or bad year for tri-specific retailers? We took the temp of some of America's best, asking them this question, and parsing their ...

Canadians sweep 2008 Ironman Coeur D'Alene

: Tom Evans (CAN) won the 2008 Ironman Coeur D'Alene with a solid performance throughout the day. The women's race was easily won by Heather Wurtele (CAN) who outdistanced her closest competitor by ...

Henning and Snowsill cash in at Hy-Vee, Kemper and Haskins nab Olympic spots

: Rasmus Henning (DEN) repeated his victory at the Hy-Vee ITU World Cup and earned himself another big paycheck. Emma Snowsill (AUS) convincingly won the women's race. Hunter Kemper and Sarah Haskins ...

McKenzie and Imaizumi win 2008 Ironman Japan

: Luke McKenzie (AUS) was victorious at the 2008 Ironman Japan in a course record time of 8:29:11 and can now add an Ironman title to his rapidly growing resume. Naomi Imaizumi (JAP) repeated in her ...

Zamora Perez and Dogana conquer Ironman France

: Marcel Zamora Perez (ESP) won the 2008 Ironman France thanks in part to a fantastic 2:45:21 run split. Martina Dogana (ITA) set a new course record as she took the women's title.

Des Moines ITU World Cup to be a triathlon after all

: Contrary to speculations, the ITU Des Moines World Cup will be a swim-bike-run event and should thus remain the final qualifier for the U.S. Olympic Team, race organizers announced earlier today.

Bombs away

: Several German newspapers have reported that a German man, with some connection to triathlon, was arrested last week at the airport in Verona, Italy, facing charges arising from making terrorist-sound ...

Bozzone and McGlone win 70.3 Kansas

: Terenzo Bozzone topped a fantastic bike split with the fastest run of the day to win the inaugural Ironman 70.3 Kansas. Craig Alexander and Leon Griffin rounded out the podium. Sam McGlone won the ...

Cartmell and Comerford rule 70.3 UK

: Fraser Cartmell won the 2008 Ironman 70.3 UK and narrowly held off fellow Brit Steven Bayliss. Aussie Luke Bell finished third. In the women's race, Bella Comerford added another win to her resume. ...

Gomez confirms and Tucker surprises at ITU Elite Worlds

: Javier Gomez (ESP) won the 2008 ITU Elite Triathlon World Championships and confirmed that he will be the man to beat in Beijing this summer. The Elite women's race was surprisingly won by Helen ...

Amey and Zeiger fly at Eagleman 70.3

: After taking the crown at Florida 70.3 just a few weeks ago, Paul Amey now also ran away with the title at the 2008 Eagleman Ironman 70.3 triathlon. The women's race was won by Joanna Zeiger who led ...

Brownlee and Ryf take U23 World Championship crowns

: Alistair Brownlee (GBR) held of defending champion Gregor Buchholz (GER) at the 2008 ITU Triathlon World Championships in Vancouver, BC and took the U23 title. Wearing bib #1 just like Alistair ...

Potts and Cave win Accenture Escape from Alcatraz

: Reigning Ironman 70.3 World Champ Andy Potts and Great Britain's Leanda Cave beat back solid fields to win the Accenture Escape from Alcatraz triathlon, each defending their victories from a year ago.

Luis conquers Junior Men World title

: Vincent Luis (FRA) took the 2008 Junior Men World Championship crown in Vancouver, Canada with a dominating performance. Denis Vasiliev (RUS) was the runner-up and Jonathon Brownlee (GBR) finished ...

McWilliam wins Junior Women Worlds

: Kirsty McWilliam (GBR) won the 2008 Junior Women World Championships in rainy and cold conditions. Ashleigh Gentle (AUS) finished second and Zsofia Toth (HUN) rounded out the podium.

Bozzone and Major win 70.3 Boise

: Terenzo Bozzone had to reel in Chris Lieto with a fantastic 1:14:18 run split to win the 2008 Ironman 70.3 Boise, after Lieto had posted the fastest bike split of the day. Kate Major looked solid ...

Schildknecht and Dibens conquer Switzerland 70.3

: Swiss triathlete Ronnie Schildknecht won the 2008 Ironman 70.3 Switzerland after battling Germany's Konstantin Bacher throughout. In the women's race Britain's Julie Dibens had her hands full with ...

McCormack and McGlone rule Hawaii 70.3

: Chris McCormack used a super fast bike split to win the 2008 Hawaii 70.3 triathlon. Sam McGlone won the women's event over Tyler Stewart.

Sturla and Keller dominant in Brazil

: Eduardo Sturla had a convincing win and the fastest bike split at the Brazil Ironman Florianopolis 2008 after a relatively slow swim with two broken bones in his right hand. 44 year old Fernanda ...

Amazing Fernandes wins record 20th Word Cup

: The 2007 World Champion Vanessa Fernandes of Portugal won the 2008 Madrid BG Triathlon World Cup and with it became the ITU all-time world cup win leader. The race was the 20th win for 22-year old ...

Gomez wins #10 in Spain

: In front of an enthusiastic rain soaked home crowd, Javier Gomez won the 2008 Madrid BG Triathlon World Cup, the 200th in ITU history. With this victory he joined Brad Beven, Hamish Carter and Simon ...

Cigana and Van-Vlerken win 70.3 Austria

: Massimo Cigana caught long time race leader Björn Andersson in the last few hundred yards of the 2008 Ironman 70.3 Austria and earned the win with a very impressive run split. Yvonne Van-Vlerken ...

Jammaer and Comerford rule Ironman Lanzarote

: Bert Jammaer utilized a great swim, a very solid bike and a steady run to win the 2008 Ironman Lanzarote Canarias. Bella Comerford on the other hand had to use her magical running skills to reel in ...

Caress to get his sanction and retain L.A. Tri

: Jack Caress is the Chuck Norris of race directors. He has withstood the uppercuts and left hooks of national and world sports federations, delivering his own roundhouse kick to retain ownership of ...

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