Tagged News for London 2012

ITU President joins Olympic Torch Relay in Athens

ITU President joins Olympic Torch Relay in Athens

18/05/12 - ITU President and IOC Member Marisol Casado attended the Handing over Ceremony of the Olympic Flame by the Hellenic Olympic Committee (HOC) to the London Organizing Committee of the Olympic Games in the... |

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London 2012 Olympic Qualifying Update after San Diego

London 2012 Olympic Qualifying Update after San Diego

16/05/12 - The two-year ITU Olympic Qualification Period is almost at an end after the penultimate race in the city where triathlon was invented. The ITU World Triathlon San Diego held plenty of hopes and dreams,... |

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ITU completes final London 2012 site visit

ITU completes final London 2012 site visit

11/05/12 - The International Triathlon Union (ITU) recently completed its final site visit before the rapidly approaching London 2012 Olympic Games. ITU Technical Delegates for London, Thanos Nikopoulos, ITU Senior... |

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London 2012 - Olympic flame lit at Olympia

London 2012 - Olympic flame lit at Olympia

10/05/12 - With only 78 days until the Opening Ceremony of the London 2012 Olympic Games, the Olympic flame was today lit at Olympia during a ceremony organised by the Hellenic Olympic Committee (HOC). The lighting... |

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Olympic Qualification Update post Eilat and Ishigaki

Olympic Qualification Update post Eilat and Ishigaki

25/04/12 - As we make our way down to the business end of the Olympic qualification process, each and every race has the potential to have a big impact on the final field for the London 2012 Olympic Games. It’s... |

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Anti-Doping Updates April 25, 2012

Anti-Doping Updates April 25, 2012

25/04/12 - The ITU Anti-doping Team would like to congratulate the London 2012 Anti-Doping Laboratory for the duration of this summer’s Olympic and Paralympic Games on WADA granting them accreditation. According... |

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London 2012 Olympic Qualifying update post Sydney WTS

London 2012 Olympic Qualifying update post Sydney WTS

19/04/12 - As the most valuable event in terms of Olympic qualifying points on offer, it’s not surprisingly that the first ITU World Triathlon Series of 2012 managed to shake up the London simulation. What’s... |

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New Zealand names Olympic team for London 2012

New Zealand names Olympic team for London 2012

18/04/12 - It was delight all around as Triathlon New Zealand and the NZOC confirmed the New Zealand team for the London Olympic Games at a function in Auckland on Wednesday afternoon. Dave Currie made the... |

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100 days until London 2012 Olympic Games opens

100 days until London 2012 Olympic Games opens

18/04/12 - London 2012 celebrates 100 days to go to the Olympic Games today by confirming that millions of people around the UK are getting ready to welcome the world to London. Among those getting ready are a... |

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Triathlete wins IOC’s “Show Your Best” Campaign

Triathlete wins IOC’s “Show Your Best” Campaign

30/03/12 - US Triathlete Wins Trip to London 2012 Olympic Games Ryan Celestain of Tulsa, Oklahoma, has been chosen as the first winner of the International Olympic Committee (IOC)’s “Show Your Best”... |

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2012 Olympic Qualifying Update after Mooloolaba World Cup

2012 Olympic Qualifying Update after Mooloolaba World Cup

28/03/12 - In the home straight of the London 2012 Olympics Qualifying period, which officially closes on May 31st, we’ll take a look at the Olympics simulator after every major race. By taking the current... |

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Olympic Qualification 101 – How athletes and countries get to London 2012

Olympic Qualification 101 – How athletes and countries get to London 2012

12/03/12 - When it comes down to it in London this August, there will be 55 women and 55 men battling for the ultimate sporting glory – Olympic gold. But to contend for gold, first they have to get there.  And the... |

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Be a part of the IOC’s ‘Show Your Best’ initiative

Be a part of the IOC’s ‘Show Your Best’ initiative

29/02/12 - The International Olympic Committee has launched an integrated communications campaign named ‘Show Your Best’, calling for people around the world to demonstrate their best. The campaign aims to... |

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ITU selects Technical Officials for triathlon competition at London 2012

ITU selects Technical Officials for triathlon competition at London 2012

20/02/12 - The International Triathlon Union (ITU) is pleased to announce the 42 Technical Officials who will oversee and officiate the triathlon competition at the London Olympic Games.  The selected officials hail... |

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London 2012 Olympic Torch Relay

London 2012 Olympic Torch Relay

14/02/12 - Earlier this month the London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) released details surrounding the lighting of the Olympic Flame on 10 May and its arrival into the UK on 18... |

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London 2012 unveils anti-doping laboratory for Olympics and Paralympics

London 2012 unveils anti-doping laboratory for Olympics and Paralympics

26/01/12 - The ITU anti-doping team would like you to be aware that the London Organising Committee of the Olympic and Paralympic Games (LOCOG) unveiled the WADA accredited anti-doping laboratory which will operate... |

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IOC wraps up penultimate visit to London

IOC wraps up penultimate visit to London

07/10/11 - Concluding its ninth and penultimate visit to the city of London (5-7 October), the International Olympic Committee’s (IOC) Coordination Commission for the 2012 Olympic Games found good progress being... |

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The London Olympic rehearsal has been run and won, here’s what we learned

The London Olympic rehearsal has been run and won, here’s what we learned

08/08/11 - It was one of the events we looked forward to all year, and the races did not disappoint as Helen Jenkins claimed her first Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship Series win before Alistair... |

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One year to go until Triathlon at the London 2012 Olympic Games

One year to go until Triathlon at the London 2012 Olympic Games

04/08/11 - Exactly one year from today the best female triathletes in the world will dive into The Serpentine in the battle for Olympic gold. Which means it is the perfect time to revisit triathlon’s history in the... |

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A look at London’s new WCS and Olympic course

A look at London’s new WCS and Olympic course

03/08/11 - London has been a round of the Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship Series since its inaugural year in 2009, but this year offers a new twist in the English capital. The 2011 course will... |

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Olympic selection on the line in London next weekend

Olympic selection on the line in London next weekend

29/07/11 - While it’s still 12 months until the triathlon competitions at the London 2012 Olympic Games, the start lists for both the men’s and women’s gold medal races could become a little clearer after the... |

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One year until start of London 2012 Olympic Games

One year until start of London 2012 Olympic Games

27/07/11 - To celebrate one year to go to the London 2012 Olympic Games online, London 2012 has created an interactive Twitter stadium and world map. Visit www.london2012.com/1yeartogo where you can see what the... |

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Battle for Olympic qualification

Battle for Olympic qualification

21/07/11 - The ITU’s international triathlon circuit, which includes the Dextro Energy Triathlon ITU World Championship Series, World Cups and Continental Championships, is also the battleground for Olympic... |

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ITU announces 2011 Athlete and Coach Scholarships

ITU announces 2011 Athlete and Coach Scholarships

11/05/11 - The International Triathlon Union (ITU), the worldwide governing body for triathlon, today announced recipients of its Athlete and Coaching Scholarships. With the long-term goal of participating at an... |

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Triathlon a sell out hit at London 2012

Triathlon a sell out hit at London 2012

28/04/11 - Triathlon’s London 2012 Olympic Games is off to a stellar start, with the men’s and women’s events one of the first to completely sell out in the first round of ticketing this week. Along with... |

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