Biathlon

Ivona Fialkova: Biathlete and… Geographer - International Biathlon Union - IBU - International Biathlon Union - IBU

Biathletes, like most athletes, spend a lot of time on the road: for training, competitions and much needed holidays, they travel the world from …

Winter Sports

2018 IBU Summer World Championships - International Biathlon Union - IBU - International Biathlon Union - IBU

<b>Salzburg, August 15, 2018:</b> The 2018 IBU Summer Biathlon World Championships will be held in Nové Město na Moravě, Czech Republic, from August 22-26. …

Winter Sports

IBU at 25: Future Stars Wierer, Schempp, Boe, Koukalová & More at 2009 YJWCH - International Biathlon Union - IBU - International Biathlon Union - IBU

The 2009 IBU YJWCH in late January/early February 2009 started bitterly cold, with temperature dropping near minus 30C. Yet as the competitions …

Winter Sports

Sunday Funday with… Vincent Defrasne - International Biathlon Union - IBU - International Biathlon Union - IBU

<b>The life of a professional athlete is full of different restrictions and challenges. One of the most difficult things is being away from the family</b> …

Winter Sports

How Blinkfestivalen Began and Where It's Headed

Racers crest a hill at the 2018 Blink rollerski festival in early August in Sandnes, Norway. (Photo: Axelar / Arild Aarnes / Skifestivalen Blink …

Cross-country Skiing

Biathlon Canada Announces New National Team Coach and Long Term Athlete Development Director

August 10, 2018 – This summer Biathlon Canada announced that Pavel Lantsov will support National Team Head Coach, Matthias Ahrens, in developing and …

Nordic Skiing

A Day in the Life of… Selina Gasparin - International Biathlon Union - IBU - International Biathlon Union - IBU

The life of an athlete is often about routines: trainings mark the progression of the summer season with different blocks alternating until snow …

Winter Sports

Monday Morning Briefing: High Mountains Training Camps, a Big Injury and More - International Biathlon Union - IBU - International Biathlon Union - IBU

With the extremely hot temperatures of July now extending into August, many teams either have been or are now training in the mountains or anyplace a …

Winter Sports

Blink Ends with Jam-Packed Friday/Saturday

Norway’s Maiken Caspersen Falla (1) winning Saturday’s women’s cross-country sprint final on the last day of the 2018 Blink Ski Festival in Sandnes, …

Cross-country Skiing

IBU Executive Board: Code of Ethics Adopted amid Final Preparations for Congress - International Biathlon Union - IBU - International Biathlon Union - IBU

<b>Salzburg, August 5, 2018:</b> The Executive Board of the International Biathlon Union held its 138th meeting in Salzburg, Austria this weekend with good …

Winter Sports

Sunday Funday with… Marie-Laure Brunet - International Biathlon Union - IBU - International Biathlon Union - IBU

<b>Two-time Olympic medalist and IBU World Champion Marie Laure Brunet and her Norwegian counterpart Olympic Gold medalist and IBU World Champion Tora</b> …

Winter Sports

Putin showboats again: Russia flexes its military might in Olympics-style War Games against China, Iran and Syria - after showing off hypersonic super-missile following Trump meeting

The Russian army has been pitted against troops from China, Iran and Syria in a series of Olympic-style competitions.<p>The International Army Games is …

Military

Olympic champion biathlete injured when ski pole lodges into his leg

Swedish Olympic champion biathlete <b>Peppe Femling</b> suffered a not-for-the-faint-hearted injury Thursday, when one of his ski poles lodged deep into his …

Winter Olympics

A Day in the Life of…Regina Oja - International Biathlon Union - IBU - International Biathlon Union - IBU

Regina Oja just returned home from a 2-plus week camp in central Europe including stops in Ruhpolding and Hochfilzen. After rather mild summer …

Winter Sports

A New Direction for Marie Dorin Habert - International Biathlon Union - IBU - International Biathlon Union - IBU

Eight years after winning two medals (Sprint Bronze and Women’s Relay Silver) at the 2010 Olympic Winter Games in Vancouver, Marie Dorin Habert …

Winter Sports

Slovenian Training Camp Diary 2: Up the Mountain, On the Range - International Biathlon Union - IBU - International Biathlon Union - IBU

The day that included morning rollerski crashes and long intervals at shooting range called for nothing but a repeat performance in the evening, back …

Winter Sports

Russia holds 'tank biathlon' at International Army Games

The Russian army held a 'tank biathlon' as part of the International Army Games 2018 in Alabino in the Moscow region.<p>The 'tank biathlon' is a military discipline invented by Russia's Defence Ministry to hone the skills of tank crews.<p>In tanks painted in different colours the crews take part in …

Russia

Sunday Funday with… Peter Sendel - International Biathlon Union - IBU - International Biathlon Union - IBU

This year the IBU celebrates a significant anniversary: 25 years of its existence. Like any other sports organization, the International Biathlon …

Winter Sports

Igor Malinovskii: Biathlete and… Pilot - International Biathlon Union - IBU - International Biathlon Union - IBU

<b>Some are attracted by the sea; others are pulled by irresistible forces into the mountains... However, some dream of the sky and the vast air spaces;</b> …

Winter Sports

Training Camp Diary 1: Cycling, Rollerskiing, Running &… with Jakov, Klemen and Co. - International Biathlon Union - IBU - International Biathlon Union - IBU

The Slovenian team trekked from their home on “The Sunny Side of the Alps” to even sunnier conditions in Correncon-en-Vercors for a two-week plus …

Winter Sports

A Day in the Life of… Chloe Chevalier - International Biathlon Union - IBU - International Biathlon Union - IBU

<b>The 2017-18 season was the most successful ever for 22-year old French biathlete Chloe Chevalier. Besides 5 IBU Cup podiums, French youngster took</b> …

Winter Sports

8 amazing ski resorts in unexpected places – Page 2

A ski destination in Bulgaria just an hour’s drive from Sofia<p>Euphoria Club & Spa<p>Bulgaria is a gorgeous ski destination in Europe for winter holidays, …

Skiing

9 Skiers Nominated for the 2018 ESPY Awards

Since 1993, the world's best athletes have gathered to celebrate the year's top athletic performances and victories, awarding ESPYs (which stands for …

Skiing

IOC adds 7 medal events to 2022 Beijing Winter Games program

LAUSANNE, Switzerland -- The International Olympic Committee has added seven events to the 2022 Beijing Winter Games, creating a program of 109 gold …

International Olympic Committee

“Sweden Team in France…Summer Afternoon on the Three-ring Circuit” Video - International Biathlon Union - IBU - International Biathlon Union - IBU

Biathletes are made in the summer. So when it is summer, coaches take advantage of options they would never imagine in the winter. Swedish Coach …

Winter Sports

IBU Statement Concerning Beijing 2022 Quota Reduction - International Biathlon Union - IBU - International Biathlon Union - IBU

<b>Salzburg, Austria; July 18, 2018:</b> The International Biathlon Union is disappointed by the IOC Executive Board’s decision to reduce the biathlon quota …

Winter Sports

It´s All about SPORTS - International Biathlon Union - IBU - International Biathlon Union - IBU

<b>Felix Bitterling,</b> from Berchtesgaden, Germany was appointed IBU Sports Director in a unanimous decision by the IBU Executive Board during its meeting …

Winter Sports

French Female Foursome on le 14 Juillet - International Biathlon Union - IBU - International Biathlon Union - IBU

Le 14 Juillet, also known by as Bastille Day, is the one of the biggest holidays in France; a time for parades, family gatherings and fireworks. Yet …

Winter Sports

A Day in the Life of... Dzinara Alimbekava - International Biathlon Union - IBU - International Biathlon Union - IBU

<b>The women's relay at the Olympic Winter Games in Pyeongchang brought an unexpected victory and Gold medals to the national team of Belarus. For two</b> …

Winter Sports

IBU Executive Board: Continued Good Governance Review and a Rise in Contributions - International Biathlon Union - IBU - International Biathlon Union - IBU

Fuschl am See, Austria. July 10, 2018<p>The Executive Board of the International Biathlon Union convened for its 137th meeting near Salzburg this week. …

Winter Sports