LATEST TRIATHLON NEWS
November 22, 2021
Our little sport doesn’t always make the news, but when it does you can be sure it’ll be for something wacky. Triathlete
November 17, 2021
More than 46,000 cancer cases in the United States might be prevented each year if almost all of us walked for about 45 minutes a day, according to an eye-opening new study of inactivity, exercise and malignancies. The study, which analyzed cancer incidence and the physical activity habits of nearly 600,000...
November 4, 2021
A dad has broken the world record for the longest triathlon in a staggering 30 hours of swimming, running, and cycling in one go without breaks. Dad of two Ian Lambert ran, swam and cycled a combined to an epic 220 miles, beating the previous Guinness World Record of 180 miles....
November 2, 2021
While hill repeats have been a staple on the workout rotation for runners for decades, there actually hasn’t been much academic research on the training practice until relatively recently. A slew of new research over the last few years, however, has proven that, yes, hills really are worth the burn....
October 12, 2021
On Monday, The Oregonian reported that former Nike Oregon Project athlete, Mary Cain, has reportedly filed a $20 million lawsuit against Nike and her former coach, Alberto Salazar, over alleged abuse. Cain is accusing Salazar of publicly shaming her over her weight, leading her to depression, an eating disorder and self-harm....
September 29, 2021
For better health and a longer life span, exercise is more important than weight loss, especially if you are overweight or obese, according to an interesting new review of the relationships between fitness, weight, heart health and longevity. The study, which analyzed the results of hundreds of previous studies of weight loss...
September 16, 2021
Ironman CEO Andrew Messick suggested today that the Ironman World Championship—which throughout its 40-year history has always been staged in Kona, Hawaii—could be moved, saying that the company is considering all possibilities. Triathlete
August 25, 2021
Irisin, a hormone produced by muscles during exercise, can enter the brain and improve cognition, a mouse study suggests. NYT An intriguing new study shows how exercise may bolster brain health. The study was in mice, but it found that a hormone produced by muscles during exercise can cross into the brain...
August 18, 2021
Gatorade Endurance Survey Finds ‘Safety Concerns’ As Primary Barrier For Minority Entry Into Endurance Sports
CHICAGO, Aug. 18, 2021 /PRNewswire/ -- Gatorade Endurance released results from a survey* designed to identify and understand the barriers minority athletes (specifically People of Color, Black, LGBTQ+ and Disabled) face when considering participation in endurance sports, and how to overcome these barriers. Among the key findings, safety concerns – i.e., getting injured, hate...
August 12, 2021
In a surprising new video posted on YouTube, multi-time Ironman and 70.3 champion, and 2019 Kona runner-up Tim O’Donnell revealed he is recovering from a major heart attack suffered earlier this year. The cardiac event took place while racing Challenge Miami on March 14, 2021. Triathlete
August 11, 2021
Nike has led the way in creating "super spikes" — track shoes that help athletes run faster.Many brands have their own super spikes, but Nike runners wearing the Vaporfly shoes took most podium spots at the Olympics. Insider
July 28, 2021
In her new book, ‘The Joy of Sweat,’ Sarah Everts answers all of our writer’s questions about perspiration. Outside
July 25, 2021
A motor boat in the way of athletes disrupts the start of the men's triathlon in Tokyo, stopping the race in bizarre fashion and marking the first-ever false start call in the sport's Olympic history. Check out the video here
July 22, 2021
For the second time in less than six months, the 2021 edition of Tri at the Trump — a sprint triathlon that was originally scheduled to take place at Trump National Golf Club, Charlotte this September — has been canceled. The Charlotte Observer
July 21, 2021
Black athletes make up less than 1% of triathletes in the U.S. and Canada. One woman is ready to change that statistic. GearJunkie
July 14, 2021
In less than two weeks, Olympic swimmers will dive into Tokyo Bay to compete in the triathlon. For residents who live near the shore, that’s an unappealing thought because, despite months of efforts to clean up the water, the bay stinks. Some scientists are concerned that the city’s proposed clean-up...
July 13, 2021
The International Olympic Committee (IOC), along with the respective International Federations, has developed the Tokyo 2020 Sport-Specific Regulations (SSR) to determine how any confirmed COVID-19 cases will be handled at the Games. Can you guess what they will do? Canadian Running Mag
July 2, 2021
Weed isn't going to help you win the Olympic Gold. One of America’s top sprinters, Sha’Carri Richardson, won the women’s 100-meter event at the U.S. track and field trials in June. She was set to make her Olympic debut in Tokyo this month, but tested positive for marijuana following her...
June 29, 2021
James Lawrence completed 100 Ironman-distance races in 100 days. He brought a whole community — and a nonprofit that has come under scrutiny — along with him. NYT
June 24, 2021
The retailer will soon offer up to women’s size 20 in a core group of activities. Yoga, hiking, snow sports, running, fitness, swimming, and cycling are at the top of the list. Not only will it offer gear in a wider range of sizes, but it will also commit to...
June 16, 2021
You've probably never heard of Team Psycho, but you're definitely familiar with the long line of elite triathletes who've been supported by the Boston-based triathlon club. Triathlete
June 7, 2021
Sport Acuity has acquired a controlling stake in Tri247 – the company behind the 247 group of endurance sport websites. Chief among them is Tri247.com, alongside Run247.com, which are leading platforms for elite to starter athletes. Endurance.biz
June 6, 2021
Alistair Brownlee’s hopes of winning a third successive Olympic title appear to be over after he was disqualified for “ducking” a rival during a World Triathlon Championship Series race in Leeds. The Guardian