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Live Reporting

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  1. Stanford aims to 'smash it' in front of home crowd

    BBC Breakfast presenter Louise Minchin joins GB triathlete Non Stanford for a bike ride to talk training, triathlon, boyfriends, former housemates and her preparations for the World Triathlon Series this weekend in Leeds.

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    Video caption: Stanford aims to 'smash it' in front of home crowd
  2. Brownlee v Brownlee: Inside a sibling rivalry

    Britain's Alistair and Jonny Brownlee discuss their triathlon legacy before Sunday's World Series event in their home city of Leeds.

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    Video caption: World Triathlon: Alistair Brownlee vs. Jonny Brownlee: Inside a sibling rivalry
  3. Are there any Brits taking part?

    As it's the only UK date in the World Triathlon Series calendar, there are plenty of Brits to cheer on.

    The biggest names are the Brownlee brothers, particularly as Alistair and Jonny are both Yorkshire lads, and it's the first time that they'll be competing together this year.

    Brownlee brothers in Mexico

    Alistair, who won gold in Rio and famously helped younger brother Jonny over the finish line at 2016's final World Triathlon series event in Mexico, has been focused on the longer distance course while Jonny, who finished second in the 2016 World Series, missed the first two races of the series and suffered a crash in Yokohama and will be seeking to make up valuable points on his home race.

    Other British athletes competing in the elite men's race are Thomas Bishop, Gordon Benson, Marc Austin, Adam Bowden and Grant Sheldon.

    Georgia Taylor-Brown

    Meanwhile, in the elite women's race there are also some well-known British participants.

    Georgia Taylor-Brown will be taking part after winning the Triathlon World Cup event in Madrid last month as will be Non Stanford, who finished seventh in Yokohama, and Jessica Learmouth who was eighth in Yokohama.

    Lucy Hall and India Lee will also be competing.

  4. What's the running order for the day?

    The action starts today from 07:00 BST with the amateur competitors starting in waves throughout the morning.

    The elite athletes start the event in the afternoon.

    First up, we'll have the elite women who start at 13:06 with a medal ceremony at 15:20.

    The elite men will start at 15:51 and their medal ceremony will take place at 17:50.

  5. What is the route?

    The event starts with a 1500m swim in Leeds' Roundhay Park.

    There will then be a 26.2km bike ride through the Moortown area and up to Headingley's Otley Road and back to the park.

    After this, competitors will then face a 10km run into the heart of the city centre, finishing at Millennium Square.

  6. What is the World Triathlon Leeds?

    This is the second time World Triathlon have held an event in Leeds, after first hosting the event in the Yorkshire city in 2016.

    This is the fourth date in the 2017 World Triathlon Series.

    Alistair Brownlee takes part in the 2016 Leeds event