The International Triathlon Union (ITU) is pleased to confirm the 2017 ITU World Triathlon Series (WTS) calendar, as well as the opening of bids for the 2020 ITU World Triathlon Grand Final. “The World Triathlon Series is the pinnacle of elite triathlon racing,” said ITU President and IOC Member Marisol Casado. “The WTS has been…

While qualification for the 2016 Rio de Janeiro Paralympic Games officially ends June 30, the final race of the one-year Paralympic qualification period was contested over the weekend in Besançon, France on June 19, closing opportunities to earn qualification points for Rio.  During the Paralympic qualification period, seven athletes in the men’s PT1, PT2, and PT4…

Please see below the ITU Rule Requirement for 2017 for ALL Junior Athletes participating in ITU Sanctioned events. This would include all Continental Championship and Continental Cup events that are specific to Junior Competition. Further information on this requirement and the checking process will follow in time.   ITU Rule Requirement for 2017 for ALL Junior…

The MiWay Cape Ultra Triathlon is set for its debut on the 25th September out at Theewaterskloof in Villiersdorp. A mere 45 minutes drive from Gordon’s Bay in the Western Cape, the MiWay Cape Ultra will form the 3rd leg of the Ultra Tri Series, which already has established footprints at Midmar Dam in KZN…

I would like to start this short message with the words of congratulations to three of our member National Federations on getting their technical officials program accredited. Well done Ireland, the Netherlands and South Korea for this great achievement and joining the prestigious group with accredited programs. This is thanks to the work mainly by…

Please take note that a date for the SA Duathlon Championships has not been confirmed yet. An article with the relevant information will be posted on the TSA website once the date has been confirmed.

By Mark Etheridge South Africa has a new sporting world champion and a runner-up after Saturday’s duathlon world championships in Aviles, Spain. Rio Olympics bound triathlete Richard Murray added a first senior world title to go with two junior world titles while Andrea Steyn sealed silver in her first world championships in four years. Remarkable…

By Mark Etheridge Saturday’s World Duathlon Championships in Aviles, Spain feature comebacks for three top South African athletes. Olympic triathlon medal hopeful Richard Murray, former duathlon world champs top five finisher Andrea Steyn and 2014 African Youth Games champion Madelaine le Roux are all on comebacks of one kind or another. Murray’s looking to bounce…

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