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Top Gun training towards Brownlee brothers Olympic Triathlon gold

It’s a different kind of Olympic camp for Great Britain’s Triathlon hope, Jonny and Alistair Brownlee, who are steering clear of the fanfare by stationing themselves in a Brazilian air force base near Sao Paulo. In an exclusive with Yorkshire Post Newspapers,…

Josiah Ng: Do not do your best, do it EXTRAORDINARY

Don’t do your best. Your best is what you do at all other competitions. This is an extraordinary event. Something magical will come out of your mind, body and soul. DO IT EXTRAORDINARY! – Josiah Ng This could possibly be…

Katie Kelly and Michellie Jones team up for gold in para-triathlon debut at Rio

It’s not always about chasing personal glory. Gratification can be enhanced when you help someone else in that pursuit, and who knows, it might just be an Olympic gold too. Triathlon champ Michellie Jones might have missed gold at the Sydney Olympics but…

Lucky start numbers hold omen to Rio Olympic Triathlon gold?

With the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Olympic Games set to open this Friday, the ITU has released the men’s and women’s triathlon numbered start lists. The men’s Olympic triathlon will be contested on August 18, while the women will take…

Filthy waters not fit for Triathlon and Swimming at Rio Olympics

Just days ahead of the Olympic Games the waterways of Rio de Janeiro have not seen a change after a floating corpse was spotted where the Triathlon and Swimming events are expected to take place at Ganabara Bay. Filthy, raw…

Tia-Clair Toomey heads for Rio Olympic Weightlifting after CrossFit Games

The world beckons, Tia-Clair Toomey. First, you finish second at the 2016 Reebok CrossFit Games but the worldstage has greater things in store for you at the Rio Olympic Games. The 22-year-old weightlifter will be representing Australia at the platform in Rio…

Rookies lead the way for Canadian Triathlon at Rio Olympics 2016

Five first-time Olympians — three women and two men — will represent Canada in Rio as a protracted selection process came to an end. The announcement was expected earlier this month, but no Canadian had met the individual standards set by Triathlon Canada….

Gwen Jorgensen powers the Americans into triathlon at Rio Olympics

If at first you don’t succeed in swimming and running, perhaps you can learn cycling and take up triathlon instead. This unusual recipe has driven Gwen Jorgensen, the first American to win back-to-back world triathlon titles, when she could have been…

CrossFit champ Tia Clair Toomey qualifies for Weightlifting in Rio Olympic Games

Tia Clair Toomey has not only claimed a spot in the CrossFit Games this summer, but she’s also fulfilled a lifelong aspiration to compete at the Olympic Games in August. An inspiration to all CrossFit-ers and aspiring athletes around the world,…

Brownlee brothers unveils TeamGB Olympic Triathlon Kit by Stella McCartney and Adidas

With the final countdown upon us, adidas and Stella McCartney have today unveiled the brand new Team GB kit for the Rio 2016 Olympic Games. The cutting-edge designs mix tradition with 21st Century attitude and incorporates a new official and unique British Coat of…