Biathlon

Infront Germany has added Matthias Pietza, the experienced winter sports commercial rights executive, to its executive board as he takes up a role with the German arm of the Wanda Sports-owned international…

The International Biathlon Union has confirmed the line-up of candidate cities bidding to host its Biathlon World Championships in 2024 and 2025

The International Biathlon Union (IBU) has marked the latest step in its Target 26 strategic plan by moving into new headquarters

Eurovision Sport, the sports arm of the European Broadcasting Union consortium of free-to-air broadcasters, has renewed a rights agreement with the Romania Ski Biathlon Federation (RSBF)

The International Biathlon Union (IBU) has extended its marketing rights contract with sports marketing agency Infront. SportBusiness understands the deal is worth around €3.75m ($4.05m) per season.

Eurovision Sport, the sports arm of the European Broadcasting Union consortium of free-to-air broadcasters, has renewed its long-running global media-rights deal with the International Biathlon Union for…

At least 18 European Broadcasting Union (EBU) members will show coverage of the International Biathlon Union’s (IBU) Biathlon World Championships, which get underway in Antholz Anterselva, Italy today (…

German sports broadcaster Sport1 will show highlights of a series of winter sports competitions on its digital platforms after reaching a new sublicensing agreement

The German Ski Association (DSV) has expanded its work with the Infront agency through a new sponsorship rights sales agreement for the 2023 edition of biathlon's IBU World Championships in Oberhof, Germany

The International Biathlon Union has signed up as the 93rd federation partner of the Olympic Channel, stating the partnership with the International Olympic Committee’s OTT platform will help it deliver o…

International Biathlon Union (IBU) president Olle Dahlin has said the sport has entered a “new era” after a first-of-its-kind strategic plan was adopted and the formation of the Biathlon Integrity Uni…

The International Biathlon Union (IBU) has approved final versions of a new strategic plan and constitution which president Olle Dahlin believes will herald the start of a “truly new and exciting era” for…

The International Biathlon Union (IBU) has appointed Niklas Carlsson, former chief executive of the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships Åre 2019, to be its new permanent secretary general.

The International Biathlon Union (IBU) has furthered its reform efforts by announcing that it is set to establish a new independent integrity unit

The Executive Board of the International Biathlon Union (IBU) has continued on its path of reform by approving an amended Code of Ethics, while a proposal has been put forward for a new bidding model for…

The International Biathlon Union (IBU) has announced that a review conducted by professional services firm KPMG of its accounts for the past financial year reported “no irregularities” as it continues rec…

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has moved to suspend all direct financial payments to the International Biathlon Union (IBU) until a series of demands are met concerning reform of the body amid its administration crisis.

The International Biathlon Union (IBU) has announced that a contest will be held to determine its next leader after two candidates came forward by a deadline set by the governing body.

The International Biathlon Union (IBU) has said it will form an Ethics Commission to monitor good governance in the federation as it continues to tackle the crisis at the heart of the administration of the sport.

The International Biathlon Union (IBU) has announced plans for a restructuring of its administration and has engaged with the Institute of National Anti-Doping Organisations (iNADO) amid the crisis at the heart of the governance of the sport.

Grigory Rodchenkov, the key whistleblower behind the uncovering of Russia’s state-sponsored doping scheme, has filed a motion to dismiss a libel lawsuit against him from three Russian biathletes that is backed by Mikhail Prokhorov, the Russian owner of NBA basketball team the Brooklyn Nets.

Anders Besseberg has said he will stand down as president of the International Biathlon Union (IBU) after confirming that an investigation into the world governing body is focused on “doping issues”.

The International Biathlon Union (IBU) has today (Wednesday) confirmed that the Austrian Federal Criminal Police conducted a raid on its headquarters in Salzburg yesterday, with secretary general Nicole Resch requesting a leave of absence amid an investigation into herself and president Anders Besseberg.

The US biathlon team has opted to boycott the upcoming World Cup Final in Tyumen, labelling the decision to not strip the Russian city of the event as “completely unacceptable” amid ongoing investigations into the country’s doping scandal.

The International Biathlon Union (IBU) has opted to maintain hosting rights awarded to Russia for events staged this year.

Slovenian biathlete Teja Gregorin has today (Thursday) been named as the sole athlete that tested positive for banned substances at the 2010 winter Olympic Games in Vancouver, Canada, following re-analysis of samples taken during the sporting spectacle.

The Russian Biathlon Union (RBU) has said it will fight against the decision to strip hosting rights to the 2021 World Championship from Tyumen as fresh doping controversy hit the sport today (Thursday) to overshadow the start of the 2017 edition in Hochfilzen, Austria.

The International Biathlon Union (IBU) has today (Wednesday) elected to strip its 2021 World Championships from the Russian city of Tyumen, the culmination of a number of decisions regarding events due to be held in the country.

The International Biathlon Union (IBU) has opened a formal investigation into the Russian Biathlon Union after dropping proceedings against 22 of 29 athletes who were placed under investigation last month following the publication of the McLaren report into doping.

The German Ski Association (DSV) and the winter sports resort of Oberhof are to join forces in a bid for the International Biathlon Union’s (IBU) 2023 World Championship.

The International Biathlon Union (IBU) has reassigned its 2016-17 World Cup round that was due to be staged in Russia to Kontiolahti, Finland.

The International Biathlon Union has announced that Osrblie in Slovakia will stage its 2017 Youth and Junior World Championships after the Russian city of Ostrov last month withdrew its hosting rights for the event.

The International Biathlon Union (IBU) has said it will strip hosting rights for its 2021 World Championships from the Russian city of Tyumen should further revelations emerge from the doping scandal surrounding sport in the country.