July 8, 2020
A young South Korean triathlete has taken her own life after lodging a number of complaints over alleged abuse from her coaching staff. Read more on BBC.
June 24, 2020
Despite dropping infection rates in the region, organizers and city officials decided the risks of running a race with 50,000 participants were too high. Read more on the NY Times.
June 23, 2020
While IRONMAN athletes, supporters, and spectators make up a small portion of visitors each year, the Big Island—and Kailua-Kona in particular—have never been more desperate for triathletes to return for racing, training, and all the spending money that comes with that. For now, the town triathletes are looking to slowly jumpstart...
June 23, 2020
A new study of nutrition habits of mid-pack marathoners indicates that some consume diets that limit their performance, and may increase their cardiac risks. Results show that faster marathoners took in significantly more calories and fats—eating more nuts, seeds, fruits and vegetables—than slower marathoners. Read more on Podium Runner.
April 22, 2020
Endurance Sportswire is providing timely and pertinent articles and news updates specific to coronavirus and the running, cycling and triathlon industries. NEWS UPDATES 4/22 USOPC to cut up to 20%, says no Olympic games would be ‘devastating’. Read more on HERE. NEWS UPDATES 4/21 USA Track and Field lays off 7;...
March 17, 2020
As novel coronavirus fears have essentially shut down daily life in many areas and forced sports leagues around the globe to cancel play and suspend operations, the International Olympic Committee has been resolute in its insistence that this summer’s Tokyo Olympics will be held on schedule. But even as IOC President Thomas...
February 17, 2020
Wanda Sports Group Co. is considering selling the Ironman triathlon business it bought in 2015, according to people familiar with the matter. The company, part of Chinese billionaire Wang Jianlin’s conglomerate, is working with an adviser and has held discussions with some private-equity buyers that expressed interest in the business according to...
February 11, 2020
As triathlon approaches five years of working toward gender parity, how much has changed? Check out his piece on Triathlete that discusses what notable steps have been taken in the last five years to reduce gender disparity and grow women’s participation in triathlon, as well as where we are still missing...
February 6, 2020
Sports Illustrated ranked the best-conditioned male and female athletes in the world, consulting trainers, exercise physiologists and performance experts with experience across the college, pro and Olympic levels of sports to evaluate athletes on the following criteria: performances over the last 12 months; demands and risks of their respective sports; durability; training regimens...
December 18, 2019
Edmonton's Amanda Wowk, caught cheating in 2018 at Ironman Mont-Tremblant and Ironman 70.3 St. George, will now serve a year's jail sentence for harassing her coach through hundreds of emails and voice messages. Read the details on Triathlon Magazine Canada.
December 9, 2019
Russia is banned from the next two Olympics and other major sports events for four years, though its athletes could still compete without representing the country if cleared by anti-doping authorities. Russia’s hosting of world championships in Olympic sports also face being stripped after the World Anti-Doping Agency executive committee approved...
December 2, 2019
A new study, which was published this month in Depression and Anxiety found that walking, jogging, yoga or any type of exercise may help to ward off depression, even in those with a genetic susceptibility. Read the details of this new study here.