Biathlon

— 13 October 2022

IBU to drive BMW until 2026

The international season has not yet begun, but the International Biathlon Union (IBU) is making news. The body chaired by Sweden’s Olle Dahlin announced that it had extended its... Read more »

— 19 September 2022

Olle Dahlin back for four years

A plebiscite. Sweden’s Olle Dahlin was re-elected to a second consecutive four-year term as President of the International Biathlon Union (IBU) without any anxiety. He was the only candidate... Read more »

— 9 September 2022

Russia wants to regain its place

The Russian sports movement’s offensive to break its isolation is gaining ground. According to Nordic Magazine, the Russian Biathlon Federation has written a very official letter to the sport’s... Read more »

— 8 June 2022

IBU wants another mixed relay

With less than four years to go until the 2026 Winter Games in Milan and Cortina d’Ampezzo, the International Biathlon Union (IBU) is reportedly pushing for the addition of... Read more »

— 20 May 2022

Russia loses another medal

It was about time. More than eight years after the fact, the IOC Executive Board has tidied up the biathlon prize list from the 2014 Winter Games in Sochi.... Read more »

— 30 March 2022

IBU suspends Russia and Belarus

One more. The International Biathlon Union (IBU) has joined the long list of international sporting bodies that have sanctioned Russia and Belarus. Having already banned athletes from both countries... Read more »

— 29 January 2021

Besseberg and the gifts of Russia

Overwhelming. A report by an independent commission set up by the International Biathlon Federation (IBU) is damning for the former chairman of the body, the Norwegian Anders Besseberg. At... Read more »

— 24 November 2020

A very European season

It was time. With less than a week before the start of the 2020/2021 World Cup, scheduled for Saturday, November 28 in the Finnish city of Kontiolahti, the International... Read more »

— 19 November 2020

Evgeny Ustyugov will appeal

Predictable. Evgeny Ustyugov, the Russian biathlete sanctioned for doping on October 27 following the analysis of his biological passport, has decided to appeal. The sanction, pronounced by the Court... Read more »