Triathlon

June 10, 2019 - 6:06 pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Authorities say a Wisconsin man apparently accidentally drowned during the swimming portion of the Half Ironman 70.3-mile triathlon in Lake Monona. The Dane County medical examiner's office on Monday identified the man as 61-year-old Michael McCulloch of Cottage Grove. The...
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June 09, 2019 - 6:01 pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Authorities in Madison say one man died and another was in critical condition after being pulled from Lake Monona during the swim portion of the Ironman 70.3 Wisconsin triathlon. Fire Department officials say the first man was found unresponsive in Lake Monona around 7:50 a.m...
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January 26, 2019 - 10:56 am
NEWTOWN, Conn. (AP) — A youth triathlon program founded by the family of a child killed in the Sandy Hook school shooting is expanding with the help of a national organization. The Race4Chase training program is a free camp designed to promote healthy lifestyles by teaching kids how to swim, ride a...
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In this undated photo, three-time Ironman world champion Mirinda Carfrae, left, and her husband, elite triathlete Tim O'Donnell pose with their 1-year-old daughter Isabelle during a break in their training camp in Lawrence, Kan. Carfrae and O'Donnell are among the favorites for next month's Ironman world championships in Kona, Hawaii (Talbot Cox via AP)
September 30, 2018 - 10:22 am
LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) — Two of the world's most accomplished endurance athletes, three-time Ironman world champion Mirinda Carfrae and her husband, Tim O'Donnell, are relaxing on a plush white couch in an otherwise quiet house on a tree-lined street near the University of Kansas campus. Against one...
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August 11, 2018 - 4:50 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — Authorities say a 75-year-old man competing in the swimming portion of the Cleveland Triathlon was found unconscious in Lake Erie and later died. WKYC-TV reports USA Triathlon has confirmed the death of Oklahoma native Jim Hix on Saturday morning in Cleveland. The U.S. Coast Guard...
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From left, Adam Peaty, Nicholas Pyle, James Guy, Duncan W Scott, of Great Britain, pose with their gold medals won 4 X 100 meters medley relay men final at the European Swimming Championships in Glasgow, Scotland, Thursday, Aug. 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Darko Bandic)
August 09, 2018 - 3:18 pm
GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Olympic champion Adam Peaty displayed his untouchable dominance in breaststroke one more time at the European Championships to help Britain's swimmers win the men's 4x100-meter relay on Thursday. Peaty gave himself a clean sweep of four gold medals from as many events...
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Poland's Gabriela Janik on the floor during the gymnastic competition within the European Championships in Glasgow, Scotland, Thursday, Aug. 2, 2018. ( Jane Barlow/PA via AP)
August 02, 2018 - 2:22 pm
GLASGOW, Scotland (AP) — Taking place between the Rio and Tokyo Games, Italian swimmer Gregorio Paltrinieri is hoping for some Olympic feeling at a new European multi-sport event. Often struggling to gain much interest on a European level, swimming and six other sports have brought their stand-...
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Japan's Yuka Sato is helped off the course after finishing the mixed relay at the ITU World Triathlon Series in Edmonton, Alberta, Saturday July 28, 2018. (Jason Franson/The Canadian Press via AP)
August 02, 2018 - 5:05 am
TOKYO (AP) — Triathlon events at the 2020 Tokyo Olympics will be staged on the large man-made island of Odaiba in Tokyo Bay and will start early in the morning to counter the heat that is expected in the Japanese capital. Tokyo Games organizers and the International Triathlon Union on Thursday...
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This November 2017 image provided by On shows Tim Don outside his home in Boulder Colo. A few days before the 2017 Ironman world championships in Hawaii, British-born triathlete Tim Don was out on a training ride when he got hit by a truck. For three months, the 40-year-old world-record holder wore a halo to stabilize his broken neck. Nicknamed "The Don," his mission is straightforward: Get back to Hawaii and finish what he started. (Frank Vetterott/On via AP)
July 23, 2018 - 1:59 am
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Ironman triathlete Tim Don carries a constant reminder of the accident with him — besides, of course, a neck that can only turn to the left and the fading marks from where screws painfully dug into his forehead. It's tucked away in his wallet: A driver's license that features...
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FILE - In this Wednesday, March 24, 2010, file photo, former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney speaks with moderator Elizabeth Brackett in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Cherney, File)
June 17, 2018 - 10:19 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Elizabeth Brackett, a longtime Chicago journalist and world-champion triathlete, has died four days after an apparent bicycle accident. She was 76. PBS affiliate WTTW, where Brackett hosted "Chicago Tonight" for two decades, said on its website Brackett died in the hospital...
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