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Olympic triathlon relay: does it affect the individual tri event?

The team mixed relay is hotly anticipated ahead of the 2020 Tokyo Olympics, but could unwittingly compromise the spirit of competition, argues Tim Heming
20 August 2019 at 11:59

Tokyo test event: 5 things we learnt

Disqualifications, contrived finishes, sprint finishes, cancelled swims, shortened races, E-Coli and oppressive heat, the Tokyo triathlon test events were not short of drama and controversy. 220 columnist Tim Heming reflects on the action
18 August 2019 at 11:10

GB beaten by France in mixed relay photo-finish

World champions defeat British quartet in dramatic sprint finish to conclude the Tokyo test events
18 August 2019 at 09:53

Triple Paratri success for Brits in Tokyo

Lauren Steadman, Joe Townsend and Dave Ellis were the British victors as a revised duathlon format was adopted for the Paralympic forerunner
17 August 2019 at 09:55

Mislawchuk wins Tokyo test event as Brownlee finishes fifth

Canadian Tyler Mislawchuk claimed the biggest win of his career, but Jonny Brownlee missed out on the podium required to guarantee his Olympic spot.
16 August 2019 at 01:48

Learmonth and Taylor-Brown DQ'd after crossing line hand-in-hand at Tokyo test event

An incident-packed Tokyo Olympic test event saw a shortened run due to hot conditions and the GB duo disqualified after 'contriving to tie'
15 August 2019 at 02:27  (3)

Michael Rauschendorfer remembered

Michael Rauschendorfer was one of tri's most popular and talented photographers, so it was with great sadness that we learnt of his passing last week. Here we look back at some of his greatest shots from Kona
12 August 2019 at 14:09

Tokyo 2020 test event preview: what to expect and the Brits hoping for victory

Olympic fever has started and the Tokyo 2020 Olympic and Paralympic triathlon test events are just days away (15-18th August). 220 columnist Tim Heming looks at what we can expect, where the Brits need to finish to qualify and the rivals that might stop them.
09 August 2019 at 09:58

GB’s Lucy Gossage wins first XTri World Champs at Norseman

Stellar performances from Brit pros and from competitors including TV’s Professor Greg Whyte and Louise Minchin.
04 August 2019 at 15:07  (2)

WTS Edmonton: 5 things we learnt

The penultimate race in the World Triathlon Series took place in the familiar surrounds of Hawrelak Park in Edmonton and has helped clarify the overall picture as we head towards the Grand Final next month.
22 July 2019 at 21:59

New Zealand beat British quartet in Edmonton mixed relay

Hayden Wilde held off Gordon Benson in a head-to-head final leg contest to secure victory for Kiwis in Canada
22 July 2019 at 09:04

Brownlee back to winning ways in World Triathlon Series

Britain’s Olympic hero Jonny Brownlee put a couple of tough years behind him to return to the top of the WTS podium in Edmonton
21 July 2019 at 01:53

Emma Jackson takes World Series victory in Edmonton

Australian ends barren run by holding off USA’s Summer Rappaport, with Britain’s Beth Potter and Sophie Coldwell both in top 15
21 July 2019 at 00:17

Broken records, searing heat and romance at the Croyde Ocean Tri

A sell-out field witnesses hot temperatures and one of UK triathlon's truly great courses
15 July 2019 at 15:22

Hamburg WTS: 5 things we learnt

With individual and mixed relay racing on consecutive days, the Hamburg weekend of the World Triathlon Series is its best supported and often most action-packed event of the season. With the 2019 stopover continuing that trend, here are five takeaways from the racing...
07 July 2019 at 18:16

Local hero Dreitz wins Challenge Roth

Dreams came true at DATEV Challenge Roth with Franconian local Andi Dreitz taking victory to the delight of the home crowd
07 July 2019 at 16:15

Lucy Charles-Barclay wins Challenge Roth

Lucy Charles-Barclay goes one better than last year in Germany and takes victory at one of long-distance triathlon's greatest races, Challenge Roth
07 July 2019 at 13:18

French toast mixed relay success as Britain falter

Vincent Luis anchored France’s successful defence of the mixed relay world title, as Jess Learmonth first leg struggles meant GB were never in contention for honours.
07 July 2019 at 11:12

Brits crash out of contention as Birtwhistle wins in Hamburg

Brownlee, Bishop and Yee all saw their World Triathlon Series chances hit the deck in Germany as Australia’s Jake Birtwhistle sprinted to success.
06 July 2019 at 17:27

Stanford runs to victory in Hamburg

Britain’s Non Stanford looked close to her best as she held off France’s Cassandre Beaugrand for a first WTS victory in more than three years.
06 July 2019 at 14:58