Category Archives: World news

Champions turn out for Challenge Melbourne

Challenge Melbourne has drawn out the best field of the season in the Asia Pacific region to contest this sell out event on Sunday 1 February 2015.

XTERRA Malaysia set to host XTERRA Asian Tour Finale

XTERRA Malaysia 2

XTERRA has united its championship triathlons in Asia to create the XTERRA Asian Tour and will crown series champions at the season finale in Langkawi, Malaysia this May.

Inaugural Challenge Maceió sells out

Challenge Maceio

Challenge Maceio, Challenge Family’s second race in Brazil launched in December has sold out in under a month. The beautiful course at Pajuçara Beach will host over 1,300 athletes over the half distance as well as 600 women for Challenge Women and 100 children for Junior Challenge from all over the world in August 23rd during the 4 days event

Battle of experience and youth at IRONMAN 70.3 Western Sydney

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It was a case of “catch me if you can” in both the men’s and women’s races at the inaugural IRONMAN 70.3 Western Sydney won emphatically by Josh Amberger (AUS) and Anja Beranek (GER) respectively at Penrith.

Challenge Bahrain to support development of local triathletes

Night Skyline Bahrain

Challenge Bahrain today announced its prize purse for age group Bahraini and Gulf Cooperation Council (GCC) athletes taking part in the half distance triathlon event on 6 December.

The prize purse is usually the domain of professional athletes but to celebrate triathlon taking place in Bahrain, the reward has been extended to amateur male and female individuals, as well as relay teams to support the development of the sport in this emerging triathlon nation.

Croneborg and Wassner take out inaugural Challenge Atlantic City

Challenge Family arrived in the USA today as the first Challenge Atlantic City took place in near perfect conditions in front of a crowd of thousands. Sweden’s Fredrik Croneborg and US athlete, Laurel Wassner took top honours in an action-packed day.

TEAMTBB re-launches for 2014

Team TBB relaunches

Following a turmulous end to 2014 that saw Team TBB lose their Head Coach, many of their star athletes and sponsors, the elite outfit with a social mission has returned with a new look and structure.

Challenge Family ready for the USA

This weekend the eyes of the triathlon world will be on the east coast of the USA for the inaugural Challenge Atlantic City triathlon festival that has attracted a field of world champions and age group athletes from around the globe.