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Is triathlon going soft?

Criticising safety-first policies may not be popular, but increasingly foreshortened events are starting to erode entrants’ faith, argues Tim Heming
27 September 2019 at 11:07

PTO announce intent to buy Ironman

The Professional Triathlon Organisation (PTO) have announced that they have approached WANDA with the intent to acquire Ironman and its assets. We spoke to Sam Renouf, CEO of the PTO, to find out more about the decision and what it means for triathlon
23 September 2019 at 14:13

How does the Olympics impact the World Triathlon Series’ multi-race format?

With Tokyo 2020 less than a year away Olympic fever is starting to sweep the 220 office, with lots of debate on who will make Team GB, and win medals. But what impact does the Olympics have on the World Triathlon Series’ multi-race format? Can it really prosper if it has to play second fiddle to the Olympic four year cycle? Tim Heming weighs it up
13 September 2019 at 14:44

Age-group triathlon: does the system need a shake up?

A flare-up over pricey GB kit highlights how the age-grouper system in triathlon demands reform in order to reward, not cash in on, high-achieving amateurs
13 September 2019 at 10:24

Brownlee runner-up to Iden in Ironman 70.3 World Championship

Norwegian Gustav Iden becomes the youngest Ironman 70.3 world champion in the event’s history and forces two-time Olympic champion to accept repeat of last year’s second place finish
08 September 2019 at 11:36

Ryf wins fifth 70.3 world title, Lawrence takes silver

Daniela Ryf confidently claims a fifth Ironman 70.3 world crown in six years, as Britain’s Holly Lawrence finishes runner-up and Lucy Charles-Barclay has to settle for fifth after being penalised for drafting
07 September 2019 at 11:44

Brownlee faces stiff test to win 70.3 world title

The two-time Olympic champion will need to be at his best if he’s to see off Gomez et al and become the first British male champion
04 September 2019 at 10:00

Time to play Nice: Ryf v Charles-Barclay part 1

Arch rivals will go head-to-head in the Ironman 70.3 World Championship on Saturday before resuming battle in Kona next month
03 September 2019 at 17:38

Katie Zaferes crowned 2019 ITU world champion

American wins race and title as Brits finish second and third
31 August 2019 at 18:13

Vincent Luis wins ITU world title in Lausanne

Frenchman rounds out a commanding year to take first world title
31 August 2019 at 15:57

It’s Luis to lose in Lausanne

France’s Vincent Luis needs to finish no lower than fifth to win a first world title, with a trio of Spaniards looking to exploit any lapse
28 August 2019 at 21:19

Brits lay in wait if Zafares slips up in Lausanne

The only hand holding Britain’s Jess Learmonth and Georgia Taylor-Brown want to do this weekend is with the WTS winner’s trophy, but American Katie Zafares needs to falter first.
28 August 2019 at 18:26

Paralympic sprint champion Jonnie Peacock to mentor four disabled children in new Channel 4 series

The search is on to find four disabled youngsters who will be trained and mentored by double Paralympic 100m Champion Jonnie Peacock as part of a new Channel 4 series.
22 August 2019 at 11:00

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