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Canada announces Olympic team for London 2012

Canada announces Olympic team for London 2012

12/06/12 - A group of five Canadian athletes are determined to deliver a knock-out punch when they step into the Olympic triathlon ring for the 2012 Games in London, July 27-August 12. Led by wily two-time Olympic... |

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British Olympic team announced for London 2012

British Olympic team announced for London 2012

09/06/12 - With less than 50 days to go until the start of the London 2012 Olympics, the British Olympic Association (BOA) has announced today the six triathletes officially selected to represent Team GB at the... |

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Record number of countries earn spots at London 2012 Olympic Games

Record number of countries earn spots at London 2012 Olympic Games

05/06/12 - After the International Triathlon Union’s (ITU) two-year Olympic qualification period officially ended last week, ITU yesterday began notifying the National Olympic Committees (NOCs) and National... |

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Japan announces Olympic team for London 2012

Japan announces Olympic team for London 2012

05/06/12 - The Japan Triathlon Union (JTU) has announced that Juri Ide, Ai Ueda, Mariko Adachi, Yuichi Hosoda and Hirokatsu Tayama have been selected to represent Japan at the London 2012 Olympic Games. Over the... |

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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 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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San Diego - the birthplace of triathlon

San Diego - the birthplace of triathlon

09/05/12 - This weekend presents a rare opportunity to witness history in the making as triathlon returns to its roots in San Diego. The second ITU World Triathlon Series event of 2012 offers the perfect chance to... |

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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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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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Madrid among 2020 bid cities to submit application to IOC

Madrid among 2020 bid cities to submit application to IOC

16/02/12 - Long standing ITU elite racing host city Madrid is among the five cities to submit application to hold the Games of the XXXII Olympiad in 2020. Madrid has been a regular on the ITU world circuit hosting... |

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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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ITU releases website dedicated to Olympic Games

ITU releases website dedicated to Olympic Games

16/01/12 - With exactly 200 days to go until the triathlon competition at the London Olympic Games, the International Triathlon Union (ITU) today launched its official Olympic website: triathlon.org/olympics.  The... |

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Best of 2011: The race for the London 2012 Olympic Games

Best of 2011: The race for the London 2012 Olympic Games

22/12/11 - ITU’s official Olympic qualification period opened in June 2010 and will run until May 2012, but the make-up of the London 2012 Olympic Games start lists did become a little clearer in 2011. ITU’s... |

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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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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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Venue and Competition Dates confirmed for London 2012 Olympic Games

Venue and Competition Dates confirmed for London 2012 Olympic Games

14/03/11 - As the countdown clock was unveiled in London today to mark exactly 500 days until the start of the 2012 Olympic Games, the International Triathlon Union (ITU) today confirmed the competition dates and... |

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Paratriathlon added to the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games

Paratriathlon added to the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games

11/12/10 - The International Triathlon Union (ITU) is delighted to hear today that Paratriathlon has been accepted into the Paralympic Games and will debut at the Rio 2016 Paralympic Games.  The International... |

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10th Anniversary of Triathlon in the Olympic Games

10th Anniversary of Triathlon in the Olympic Games

16/09/10 - Exactly one decade ago today, 50 of the best women triathletes in the world at the time dove into the waters of Farm Cove under the shadow of the Sydney Opera House, and began Triathlon`s era on the... |

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Triathlon Heads to Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympic Games

Triathlon Heads to Rio de Janeiro 2016 Olympic Games

02/10/09 - With the International Olympic Committee announcement that Rio de Janeiro in Brazil will be the host city for the 2016 Olympic and Paralympic Games, triathlon can look forward to returning a city and... |

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