Triathlon News

  • Ironman President Issues Apology

    29th October 2010

    The World Triathlon Corporation, the organisation behind Ironman, have redrawn their controversial Ironman Access Programme, and have issued an apology after numerous complaints were emailed and posted on Facebook. The scheme enabled athletes to pay $1,000 (US) to be able…

  • 2011 ITU Schedules Released

    27th October 2010

    The ITU have announced the schedules for the 2011 Dextro Energy World Championship Series and the 2011 World Cup Series. There’s some exciting new cities on the calendar, so get your diaries out and start planning now. 2011 Dextro Energy…

  • Rempstone Roast Duathlon Series

    17th October 2010

    Keep your winter fitness and competitive edge going by tackling a duathlon series in one of the UK’s prettiest spots. Where Rempstone Estate, Dorset When Race One = 14 November 2010 For those of you looking for an off-road challenge…

  • First Look – Timex Ironman Global Trainer Watch

    15th October 2010

    With Ironman fever still gripping us all after Kona last weekend, we take a quick look at the very latest offering from Timex. Is it worthy of your cash? £249.99 (without HR belt) www.timexironman.com This new GPS watch from Timex…

  • Kona Bike Count – Cervélo And Profile Design Top The Charts

    13th October 2010

    The results of this year’s Kona Bike Count are beginning to filter through, starting with the bikes and aero bars. The annual Bike Count logs all the equipment used by competitors at the Ironman World Championships in Hawaii. The outcome…

  • Kona Glory For McCormack And Carfrae

    10th October 2010

    It was a memorable day for Australia at Kona, as Chris McCormack and Mirinda Carfrae raced to victory in dramatic fashion at the 2010 Ford Ironman World Championships. McCormack, the 2007 champion, wrote his name into the history books by becoming…

  • Specialized Shiv TT Bike – Increased Availability

    9th October 2010

    Supplies of Specialized’s flagship TT bike the Shiv are set to increase this autumn, after an initial run of only 10 bikes were brought into the UK to coincide with July’s Tour de France. All 10 were snapped up on…

  • Mark Allen’s Winning Spirit

    8th October 2010

    Mark Allen became one of Ironman’s greatest athletes when he stepped onto the spiritual path that made him a winner In 1995, something very special happened in Hawaii. 37-year-old Mark Allen, a five-time winner of Ironman’s World Championship, stepped up…

  • New FSA TT Groupset Unveiled

    8th October 2010

    Bike component manufacturers FSA have launched a new Vision Metron groupset for TT/triathlon bikes. FSA’s gradual move into the world of groupsets took a step further at London’s Cycle Show, with their Vision Metron TT components unveiled on Willier’s Lampre…

  • Craig Alexander Interview

    8th October 2010

    In the second of our pre-Kona exclusives, 2008 and 2009 Ironman World Champion Craig Alexander spoke to Triathlon Plus South Africa’s Glen Gore about his career and hopes for a third straight title. Kona and the Triple Crown – do…