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Tri Mixed Relay athletes on the podium in Hamburg - photo credit International Triathlon Union - Janos Schmid
Following its recent Executive Board meeting in Canada, the International Triathlon Union (ITU) has confirmed the launch of the new Mixed Relay Series, with two events debuting in 2018. The Mixed Relay Series will make its official debut in Nottingham, UK, on 7 June 2018, as part of the ITU [...]
Mon, Dec 11, 2017
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The Executive Board of the International Triathlon Union (ITU) recently met during three days in Edmonton (Canada), where they also attended the fourth edition of the Science + Triathlon Conference, which ran from 5-8 December. Edmonton, the host city for the ITU World Championships Grand Final in 2020, hosted this [...]
Mon, Dec 11, 2017
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Nirvana logo at event
Yellow Jersey Insurance has agreed an insurance partnership with international event travel company Nirvana to support its insurance offering to customers. On 1 December 2017, Yellow Jersey became Nirvana's sole insurance supplier, supplying Nirvana customers with a range of insurance services including race fee cancellation, bicycle and travel insurance. Nirvana specialises [...]
Mon, Dec 11, 2017
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IMG, the ‘global leader in sports, events, media and fashion', has confirmed the addition of an all-new event to the Escape Triathlon Series, the Surf City Escape Triathlon. Set to take place on Sunday 22 April 2018, in Huntington Beach, California, this race will serve as the last chance qualifier [...]
Mon, Dec 11, 2017
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The Sufferfest has released 10 new ‘Yoga for Cyclists' videos as part of The Sufferfest Training System for iOS, macOS and Windows. Developed in partnership with Abi Carver of Yoga 15, these new sessions are designed to ‘build full-body strength, improve flexibility, aid recovery and help endurance athletes unlock their [...]
Mon, Dec 11, 2017
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The organising team at Eurobike 2018 is reporting ‘strong bookings' for next year's trade show; and the organizers of the trade fair are expecting around 1,350 exhibitors from all over the world. “Through the new scheduling, we have for the first time obtained the support of the global bicycle industry [...]
Mon, Dec 11, 2017
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Leading endurance sports media company Pocket Outdoor Media (POM) has hired Gordon Selkirk who will be involved with sales across POM's recently acquired media titles, including VeloNews, Triathlete, Women's Running and Competitor.com brands. Gordon Selkirk was previously involved selling advertising for all of these brands as the Vice President of Media [...]
Mon, Dec 11, 2017
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Avexia, a provider of an athlete recovery management platform for injured athletes and active people, has announced two new board members – Nathan Thomson and George Gardner – who add digital health, software development and endurance sports experience ‘to propel the company's commercialization for growth'. In addition to being new board [...]
Mon, Dec 11, 2017
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IRONMAN has added its first event in Slovenia, the I FEEL SLOVENIA IRONMAN 70.3 Slovenian Istria triathlon. The inaugural race will take place on 23 September 2018 and features a unique cross-border bike course through Slovenia and Italy. General registration will open on 18 December 2017. Lending its name to the [...]
Fri, Dec 08, 2017
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CRUK Winter Run 2017 - photo Human Race
A brand new partnership between leading UK mass events organiser Human Race and media company AWOL aims to create an ‘exciting new social race experience for participants in 2018'. Offering event photos through the AWOL Adventure platform, the partnership will see shareable sporting moments captured across the Human Race and [...]
Fri, Dec 08, 2017
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Triathlon Business International - TBI - conference banner January 2018 with strapline
Triathlon Business International (TBI) has announced the topics for the Race Directors (RD) and Race Directors' Services track, the final of three curricula tracks, for the 8th Annual TBI Conference, taking place on 26-28 January 2018 at the Mission Palms Resort in Tempe, Arizona. Similar to the Retailers/Manufacturers and Coaches/Clubs topics, [...]
Fri, Dec 08, 2017
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The annual broadcast special of the IRONMAN World Championship premiers this Saturday, 9 December, at 14:30 ET on NBC, chronicling this year's edition of the iconic triathlon that took place on 14 October 2017, in Kailua-Kona, Hawai'i. The 90-minute highlights show will provide viewers an all-access experience from the pre-race build-up [...]
Fri, Dec 08, 2017
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Registration for the Fyn 2018 ITU Multisport World Championships Festival in Denmark is now open. Recently the patron of the event, His Royal Highness The Crown Prince of Denmark tested the course for cross triathlon and ‘recommended everyone keen on a great experience of sports, nature and festival to join [...]
Fri, Dec 08, 2017
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British Triathlon has confirmed that entries are now open for the TriStar events as part of ITU World Triathlon Leeds 2018 for all TriStar 2 and 3 triathletes. The TriStar races will take place on Saturday 9 June 2018 and offer an opportunity for the next generation of triathletes to [...]
Fri, Dec 08, 2017
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The XTERRA World Tour returns to Australia with a three-race series starting Saturday in Callala, Jervis Bay, New South Wales, on 9 December 2017. Callala was home to the XTERRA Asia-Pacific Championship from 2014-to-2016, and the course is considered one of the best on the World Tour. “I loved that course,” [...]
Fri, Dec 08, 2017
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For Sportful, BORA – hansgrohe represents a new challenge. The Italian company, which has been ‘supplying clothing to cycling champions for more than 30 years, is looking to the future, toward new victories in 2018 with the German-based pro cycling team.' The new kit, produced by Italy's Sportful, will be BORA [...]
Fri, Dec 08, 2017
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Trek Bicycle has extended its partnership with the Trek-Drops women's cycling team to become co-title sponsor for the 2018 season. Together with Drops Cycling, Trek-Drops is said to show a ‘further commitment to women in the sport of cycling and world-class racing'. “Our continued partnership with Trek is extremely exciting,” said [...]
Fri, Dec 08, 2017
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In what the company is calling a complete revamp of its educational content, Interbike, the largest bicycle industry trade show in North America, plans to bring a higher calibre of sessions for retailers being dubbed ‘The IBD Summit at Interbike'. The investment in quality retail education is ‘being taken to [...]
Fri, Dec 08, 2017
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In what the company is calling a complete revamp of its educational content, Interbike, the largest bicycle industry trade show in North America, plans to bring a higher calibre of sessions for retailers being dubbed ‘The IBD Summit at Interbike'. The investment in quality retail education is ‘being taken to [...]
Fri, Dec 08, 2017
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Following a reported positive experience at the 2017 Road European Championships in Herning (Denmark) and MTB in Darfo Boario Terme (Italy), the relationship between the Union Européenne de Cyclisme and Vittoria Servizio Corse has strengthened and been renewed until 2020. The agreement, recently signed between Rocco Cattaneo, President of the Union [...]
Fri, Dec 08, 2017
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