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Olympic triathlon: Duffy wins first gold for Bermuda as Britain’s Taylor-Brown gets silver

High winds and heavy rain delayed start of race‘I got puncture and panicked,’ says Taylor-BrownThe most glorious of rainbows formed over Rainbow Bridge here in Tokyo early on Tuesday morning, as the world’s greatest triathletes swam, pedalled and puffe…

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Olympic triathlon: Duffy wins first gold for Bermuda as Britain’s Taylor-Brown gets silver

High winds and heavy rain delayed start of race‘I got puncture and panicked,’ says Taylor-BrownThe most glorious of rainbows formed over Rainbow Bridge here in Tokyo early on Tuesday morning, as the world’s greatest triathletes swam, pedalled and puffe…

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Tokyo Olympics 2020: day three – in pictures

The best images from the third day’s action in Tokyo including mountain biking, basketball, diving and hockey Continue reading…

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GB’s Alex Yee claims silver medal in Olympic triathlon at Tokyo 2020

Men’s event won by Norway’s Kristian BlummenfeltYee finishes second with New Zealand’s Hayden Wilde thirdIn the sweaty heat of a Tokyo morning, Alex Yee summoned the performance of his young life to win a triathlon silver medal for Britain at these Oly…

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‘If not now, when?’ Alistair Brownlee says Tokyo 2020 should go ahead

Double gold medallist backs IOC decision to proceedBrownlee believes brother Jonny can add to medal haulAlistair Brownlee has backed the International Olympic Committee’s decision to proceed with the rescheduled Games amid the Covid-19 pandemic, saying…

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Alistair Brownlee disqualified for ‘ducking’ and faces Olympic omission

The 2012 and 2016 triathlon gold ‘pushed’ rival underwaterWinner Alex Yee set for second spot with Jonny BrownleeAlistair Brownlee’s hopes of winning a third successive Olympic title appear to be over after he was disqualified for “ducking” a rival dur…

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Alistair Brownlee: ‘I’ve got to make the most of it while I can’ | Sean Ingle

The 32-year-old triathlete on trying to win a third Olympic gold in Tokyo and smashing the ironman record in the next 18 months“I’ve just been out training for three and a half hours and it has rained for every single second,” says Alistair Brownlee, i…

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Alistair Brownlee: ‘I’ve got to make the most of it while I can’ | Sean Ingle

The 32-year-old triathlete on trying to win a third Olympic gold in Tokyo and smashing the ironman record in the next 18 months“I’ve just been out training for three and a half hours and it has rained for every single second,” says Alistair Brownlee, i…

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Alistair Brownlee left out of Olympic triathlon team but door remains open

Brother Jonny makes Team GB cut for Tokyo next summerAlistair can still get the selectors’ nod for Summer GamesThe door has been left open for Alistair Brownlee to seal a place at next year’s Tokyo Olympics despite the two-times gold medallist being le…

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As soon as I spotted Vicky Holland I knew I wanted her to win

The winner of our Young Sportswriter of the Year, ages 10 to 12, on being in Rio when Holland won Olympic bronzeAll hail Vicky Holland: the British triathlete who brought home the first ever British Olympic medal for women’s triathlon.I can tell you fo…

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Alistair and Jonny Brownlee: ‘The lockdown has made us appreciate sport’ | Donald McRae

The Team GB triathlete brothers were preparing for an Olympic Games but even in lockdown are finding ways to train hard Alistair and Jonny Brownlee always seem to match each other, whether it’s winning medals in the triathlon at the past two Olympic Ga…

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Working from home: athletes find inventive ways to train – in pictures

Around the world, athletes are working on new ways to stay fit at home during the coronavirus lockdown Continue reading…

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‘What an idiot!’ Triathlete out of virtual race after husband trips over power cord

Mirinda Carfrae cycling in Ironman challengeHusband Tim O’Donnell cuts bike’s connectionThe Australian triathlete Mirinda Carfrae lost out in a virtual race after her husband tripped and disconnected the power cable of her smart bike.Carfrae, a former …

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Triathlete’s virtual race ended after husband pulls out plug – video report

Australian triathlete Mirinda Carfrae lost out in a virtual race after her husband tripped over and disconnected the electrical cord of her smart bike. Carfrae, a former triathlon world champion, was competing in the inaugural Ironman VR Pro Challenge …

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Being born second is the best way to guarantee finishing first | Tim Lewis

Top-level athletes are, by definition, unusual but the very best will have an unlikely advantage over their siblingsWinners come second. Or third, even fourth. Just usually not first. I’m talking about birth order: where you fit into the run of your si…

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Claire and Alex Danson: ‘We were told she might not survive. The family were very scared’

A year after Alex Danson suffered a freak injury on holiday, her sister was paralysed in a crash. The athlete sisters tell their story“I think most of the time I’m still just the same,” Claire Danson says as we sit beneath a cold and darkening sky in t…

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Fasts and late-night protein shakes: how Muslim athletes compete during Ramadan

The holy month began at the start of May this year. While some athletes find blending exercise and fasting tough, others say it helps them focusFor the better part of eight seasons, Hamza Abdullah played defensive back in the NFL. In each one of those …

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Ironman winner proposes to girlfriend after breaking course record – video

A few moments after winning the Ironman World Championship on Saturday, triathlete Patrick Lange decided to celebrate by proposing to his girlfriend Julia Hoffmann.This was the German’s second straight victory in the traditional Ironman triathlon race….

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Grace Reid channels influence of Tom Daley to snatch 3m springboard gold

• Scot wins European Championships gold with last dive• Reid and Daley won mixed synchro gold together in 2016Tom Daley’s aquatic adventures of late have been restricted to his brave new world of baby bathtime and the paternal enrapture it can bring. E…

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Alistair Brownlee misses out on fourth European triathlon title

• Frenchman wins the gold in Glasgow• Yorkshireman fades to fourth on the run-inAlistair Brownlee was thwarted in his pursuit of a fourth European triathlon title on Friday as Pierre Le Corre ran away to gold in the sunshine of Strathclyde Country Park…