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  • Panasonic Evolta Iron Robot completes Hawaii Triathlon
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    Panasonic Evolta Iron Robot completes Hawaii Triathlon

    By 1 November 2011

    Yes, we know it was all a marketing stunt. And yes, technically three Panasonic Evolta robots took on the Hawaii Triathlon - but that doesn't mean we haven't been worried sick about the little guy (or guys, rather) since we first brought you news of his...

  • Iron Robot: Panasonic Evolta to tackle triathlon
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    Iron Robot: Panasonic Evolta to tackle triathlon

    By 16 September 2011

    How far will Panasonic go to show off the power of its Evolta batteries? Just over 140 miles it seems. That's the distance that the Evolta robot will have covered if it completes its latest "World Challenge" - the Hawaii Ironman Triathlon. The challenge...

  • Timex WomenOnly Triathlon
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    Timex WomenOnly Triathlon

    By 27 March 2007

    Timex is proud to announce that is has teamed up with Human Race for the second Timex WomenOnly Triathlon. Given that such a large number of female athletes enter these events over the year, with many more wanting to give triathlon a go, the team at Human...

  • Taut: the first clean sports drink
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    Taut: the first clean sports drink

    By 14 March 2007

    Taut is a new sports drink which the makers are claiming is the first "clean" sports drink. They say that unlike all other sports and energy drinks, Taut contains no artificial sweeteners, flavourings, colours and preservatives and is specially engineered...

  • Zoggs Predator Wiro-Frame goggles review
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    Zoggs Predator Wiro-Frame goggles review

    By 2 March 2007

    You might wonder how you can review a set of goggles, afterall, if they keep the water out of your eyes and are comfortable, then surely that is all there is to say? Well yes and no. Of course, we wouldn’t write a review about a set of goggles that...

  • Spencer Smith launches own sportswear range
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    Spencer Smith launches own sportswear range

    By 28 February 2007

    Spencer Smith, one of the greatest names in British and World triathlon has lined up his own range of clothing for the coming season. The website, s2clothing.com, currently features a holding page, promising that the range will be availble online from...

  • Winter returns to European ski resorts
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    Winter returns to European ski resorts

    By 27 February 2007

    After a variable start to the winter season ski resorts across Europe have been blanketed with snow and more is predicted to fall this week. Snow started falling at the beginning of last weekend and large amounts of snow have fallen across European resorts....

  • Triathlete Magazine goes digital
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    Triathlete Magazine goes digital

    By 26 February 2007

    Triathlete Magazine have annouced that they are to launch a digital version of the famous magazine. Rather than providing an accompanying website, which the magazine already has at triathletemag.com, this will literally be the digital version of the print...

  • Free Zoggs swimming programmes
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    Free Zoggs swimming programmes

    By 26 January 2007

    The lovely people at Zoggs have a great resource for swimmers on their webiste swim4fitness.com. The website is free to register and you can download training sessions at your leisure, from short basic workouts, to triathlon-specific sessions. The website...

  • Garmin offers triathletes chance to win Tim Don as a training partner
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    Garmin offers triathletes chance to win Tim Don as a training partner

    By 24 January 2007

    Garmin will be showcasing its range of GPS fitness products at the TCR (Triathlon, Cycling and Running) show in Sandown Park, Esher, Surrey on 10-11 February at Stand A4. Joining Garmin at regular intervals throughout the UK’s premier multisport and...

  • Kids Tri at the Triathlon, Cycling and Running Show at Sandown Park
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    Kids Tri at the Triathlon, Cycling and Running Show at Sandown Park

    By 24 January 2007

    The 2012 Olympics is in the minds of many young and aspiring athletes. Whatever the sport, the dream of a medal at the London games is spurring on many youngsters to don their trainers and participate in their favourite sport. At next month’s Triathlon,...

  • Ironman training increases risk of heart damage
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    Ironman training increases risk of heart damage

    By 22 January 2007

    Research published in European Heart Journal suggests that endurance athletes place their heart at greater risk of ventricular arrhythmia. The research team at University of Leuven investigated ventricular arrhythmia in endurance athletes, finding it...

  • Merrell to sponsor Human Race Triathlon series 2007
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    Merrell to sponsor Human Race Triathlon series 2007

    By 12 January 2007

    Merrell is proud to announce that is has teamed up with Human Race as the official outdoor partner for the Triathlon season in 2007. As Merrell offers an extensive range of footwear to anyone who enjoys an active outdoor lifestyle, it was an obvious choice...

  • Portable sports ice baths from Sportesse
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    Portable sports ice baths from Sportesse

    By 3 November 2006

    Post-exercise ice baths have been receiving something of a renaissance recently, with the likes of Marathon World Record holder Paula Radcliffe and Olympic silver medallist boxer Amir Khan both expressing their use of ice baths in training. The theory...

  • Charity 2007 Triathlon calendar from TriTalk
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    Charity 2007 Triathlon calendar from TriTalk

    By 23 October 2006

    We are always being told that local communities no longer exist, but who needs local when you can have virtual? The popular triathlon website TriTalk.co.uk have pulled together to create a charity calendar for 2007. The calendar has been kindly supported...

  • Spencer Smith tackles Ironman Hawaii on pink Planet-X Stealth
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    Spencer Smith tackles Ironman Hawaii on pink Planet-X Stealth

    By 20 October 2006

    This weekend sees the biggest race in the Ironman triathlon calendar - the Ford Ironman World Championships in Kona, Hawaii. We reported earlier in the year on the sponsorship between Spencer Smith and Planet-X. Continuing something of a strange fetish...

  • Asics Gel-Noosa Tri shoes review
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    Asics Gel-Noosa Tri shoes review

    By 23 September 2006

    The Asics Gel-Noosa Tri is a triathlon shoe through and through. For those that don’t know, Noosa, on Australia’s Sunshine Coast, hosts a race each year. This race, and the Great Barrier Reef, inspired the funky colours for the shoes. Triathletes...

  • GB Triathlon star Tim Don shines bright in Lausanne
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    GB Triathlon star Tim Don shines bright in Lausanne

    By 5 September 2006

    Tim Don claimed Triathlon's ultimate prize this weekend when he won the Men's Elite World Triathlon Championships in Lausanne, Switzerland. Don outpaced rival and defending champion Hamish Carter of New Zealand to take the crown. Fellow Brit and Will...

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    UK's original long distance triathlon faces the axe

    By 15 May 2006

    The Longest Day, the UK's original long-distance triathlon, run by the Black Country Triathletes, is going through very unsettled times. For a 12 years, this was the only long-distance race in the UK, before the advent of the official Ironman UK event...

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    Timex changes face - on their Ironman range

    By 11 April 2006

    In 1986, Timex introduced the first multi-function, performance sport watch. That watch, the Timex Ironman Triathlon, quickly became the best-selling sport timepiece in the world and, through constant innovation and design refinements, has remained so...

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    TriTalk launch triathlon kit

    By 29 March 2006

    A forum is just a place where people with shared interests just meet up, online, and talk about nonsense, right? Well, TriTalk, one of the world's largest triathlon forums are taking things a step further. TriTalk has been something of a success in forum...

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    TCR06 show looks to be the biggest yet!

    By 21 March 2006

    Whether you are a triathlete, cyclist or runner, or looking at getting involved in endurance sport, TCR06 is the event for you. The show features a mix of exhibits from leading brands and retailers, seminars and workshops, races and competitions. A visit...

  • LewisKit launch hot new 2006 season clothing
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    LewisKit launch hot new 2006 season clothing

    By 20 March 2006

    LewisKit have launched a funky new 2006 range of fashion clothing designs. LewisKit is a small company aimed at the après-triathlon crowd, so their kit all has a distinct triathlon feel to it, but recognising the individual components to the sport. The...

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    TriandRun open Triathlon store in Wimbledon

    By 8 February 2006

    TriandRun have annouced the opening of a new store in Wimbledon on Saturday 11 February. The new store will the the second location for the successful chain catering for triathletes and endurance sports participants in the London area. TriandRun's original...

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    Scottish triathletes go for Aqua Sphere

    By 2 February 2006

    Scottish Team triathletes for the XVIII Commonwealth Games in Melbourne in March have selected Aqua Sphere goggles. The triathletes are Scottish and Home Nations elite champion, Kerry Lang, and European No 9 triathlete and World No 3 Duathlete, Catriona...