Biathlon

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.

The International Biathlon Union has awarded hosting rights for the 2020 and 2021 editions of its World Championships to Antholz in Italy and the Russian city of Tyumen respectively.

Oberhof in Germany has withdrawn its bid to host the International Biathlon Union’s World Championships in 2021, but remains one of four resorts seeking to stage the event in 2020.

The International Biathlon Union (IBU) has continued its drive to promote mixed gender events by adding a new discipline to its World Championships.

The International Biathlon Union (IBU) has named the contenders that are bidding to stage its World Championships in 2020 and 2021.

Officials in the German city of Oberhof have stated their concern that delays over plans for the redevelopment of an arena will harm its bid to host the 2020 or 2021 Biathlon World Championships.

Biathlon showpiece the World Team Challenge will remain in the German city of Gelsenkirchen for another four years after event organisers agreed a deal for it to be continue to be hosted at the Veltins-Arena.

The Infront Sports & Media agency has helped to revamp the marketing model of the International Biathlon Union (IBU) governing body’s two main events ahead of the start of the 2014-15 season.

The International Biathlon Union (IBU) has awarded its 2019 World Championships to the Swedish city of Östersund.

The International Biathlon Union’s (IBU) long-serving president Anders Besseberg will face two rival candidates for his position when the federation holds its annual congress in September.

The International Biathlon Union (IBU) has announced that four cities will compete to host its 2019 World Championships.