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McAvoy's road to redemption: from prison cell to Ironman

London - Former armed robber John McAvoy is acutely aware he could have become just another statistic -- a criminal shot dead by police on the streets of London after a failed heist in 2005.

Water bacteria cancels Tokyo 2020 paratriathlon test swim

Apo - The swimming section of a paratriathlon test event for Tokyo 2020 was cancelled Saturday due to high levels of bacteria in the water, the latest in a series of difficulties over water quality and temperature.

French triathlete 'treated for heatstroke' in Tokyo: report

Apo - French triathlete Cassandre Beaugrand was taken to hospital with suspected heatstroke after an Olympic test event Thursday, according to Japanese news agency Kyodo, despite organisers cutting the run to 5km due to stifling heat in Tokyo.

Olympian Anthony Ervin to host 'Win The Winter' Triathlon Camp

Fort Lauderdale - On December 11, four-time Olympic medalist swimmer Anthony Ervin announced his "Win The Winter" Triathlon Camp, which will take place over two days in February of 2019 in Florida.

Nice triathlon event cancelled amid security concerns

Nice - The Nice-Cote d'Azur triathlon scheduled for October 1 and 2 has been cancelled amid security concerns, the French Triathlon Federation announced on Tuesday.

Leptospirosis associated with triathlon event

U.K. health authorities have reported on 2 confirmed and 1 possible case of leptospirosis associated with a weekend of triathlon events which took place at the Avon Tyrrell Outdoor Activity Centre, in the New Forest.

NASA Astronaut competes in triathlon, while still aboard ISS

NASA Astronaut Sunita “Suni” Williams competed in the Malibu triathlon while still being on board and commanding the International Space Station, becoming the first person to complete a "spaceathlon".

Rick van Beek runs triathlon carrying cerebral palsy daughter

Sanford - A father, Rick van Beek, 39, whose 13-year-old daughter Madison, suffers cerebral palsy, competed in the Sanford and Sun triathlon Sunday. Many, deeply moved by van Beek's show of love for his daughter, have named him the "father of the century."

Pizzas, pies, puddings fuel Brownlee brothers’ Olympic success

London - Alistair and Jonathan Brownlee, the brothers who won gold and bronze, respectively, in the London 2012 Olympics triathlon event, owe their success to a stodgy carbohydrate diet.

Canadian Olympian Simon Whitfield crashes, didn't finish race

London - The Canadian born and British Columbia native hits a speed bump during triathlon that causes him to crash. Whitfield did not finish the race.

Crazed otter bites triathlete 25 times in Minnesota lake

Anoka - A swimmer training for a triathlon was attacked while training by a very unusual creature, an otter. Despite her ordeal, Leah Prudhomme plans on swimming in the event next Sunday.

Racers prepare for Ironman triathlon Special

The final training days are here for racers entering the oldest triathlon race in North America – the Subaru Ironman triathlon.

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