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Fans pack Scottsdale Stadium to watch a spring training game between the San Francisco Giants and Kansas City Royals in 2017 in Scottsdale, Arizona. Photo By Matt Traub

The Latest on Sports and COVID-19:
Cactus League Asks MLB to Delay
Spring Training But Will Still Host Teams

The coronavirus outbreak has forced difficult decisions for the sports-event industry. Nearly every major sporting event has been canceled, moved or postponed. Here is a look at where things stand. Full Coverage of Super Bowl Planning | Podcast: Organizing a Super Bowl in Tampa Bay How Indianapolis Landed the NCAA Tournament Bubble | What NBA […]

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USA Triathlon Sees Recovery After ‘Complete Dumpster Fire’

USA Triathlon intends to increase its collaborative push to grow the sport in 2021, vowing to increase its presence among multiple sports to get more people interested in participating. During a state of the industry report at the national governing body’s Endurance Exchange virtual conference, USAT CEO Rocky Harris said while triathlon saw 7 percent […]

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Michael D’hulst: How Super League Triathlon is Innovating the Sport

 Since its founding in 2016, Super League Triathlon has been working to innovate the sport. Shorter distances, new formats, incentives for athletes to win each leg, a new indoor concept — all of these have been on the league’s radar. And while the league’s events have largely been held overseas, the organization is looking […]

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Muncie, Indiana, Awarded Full Ironman Triathlon

The Ironman Group will add a second 2021 race in Muncie, Indiana, announcing the debut of the full-distance Ironman Indiana triathlon to be staged October 2. The event will be a one-time race held in conjunction with the long-standing Ironman 70.3 Muncie. The announcement comes following the sellout of all 12 full-distance Ironman triathlons across […]

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2023–2024 USA Triathlon Age Group National Championships

Status The bid process is ongoing. History Milwaukee, WI, 2020–2022 Cleveland, OH, 2018–2019 Omaha, NE, 2016–2017 Milwaukee, WI, 2013–2015 Burlington, VT, 2011–2012 Inside Track The USA Triathlon Age Group National Championships bring in more than 5,000 athletes and 10,000 spectators for a three-day festival that includes the Olympic Distance and Sprint Distance Age Group National Championships […]

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2023–2024 USA Triathlon Youth and Junior National Championships

Status The bid process is ongoing. Inside Track The USA Triathlon Age Group National Championships bring in more than 1,100 youth and junior athletes, and their families from across the United States ranging from 7 to 19 years of age. USA Triathlon is looking for dates in July and August for both years. The event […]

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2021 Multi-Sport World Championship Qualifier Heading to Sebring, Florida

USA Triathlon will offer a 2021 Multisport World Championships Qualifier on May 1-2 in Sebring, Florida, as part of the Sebring Multisport Festival produced by Integrity Multisport as age group athletes will attempt to qualify for USA Triathlon’s Team USA for 2021 World Triathlon Championships in three different locations across a variety of multisport disciplines. […]

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Toyota Extends Partnership with USA Triathlon

USA Triathlon and Toyota have extended their sponsorship agreement for the automotive company to serve as the national governing body’s exclusive mobility and automotive partner. Under terms of the deal, Toyota will support USA Triathlon’s top elite athletes in the lead-up to the Tokyo Olympic and Paralympic Games in 2021 and will continue its support […]

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Ironman Announces New Location in Michigan, Renews in Augusta

The Ironman Group has announced that Frankfort, Michigan, will serve as a multiyear host for the Ironman 70.3 Michigan triathlon, relocating from Traverse City. In addition, the company announced that its race in Augusta, Georgia—one of many that were canceled in 2020—would return through 2025. The Ironman 70.3 Michigan triathlon will be staged on September […]

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USA Triathlon Foundation Partners on COVID-19 Relief Fund

 The USA Triathlon Foundation, in partnership with the Professional Triathletes Organisation, has announced a relief fund with money going to support those in the sport—race directors, coaches, clubs and athletes—that have been affected by the pandemic. The COVID-19 Triathlon Relief Fund wil lead into the PTO 2020 Championship at Challenge Daytona, taking place December 4–6 in Daytona […]

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