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LANE ONE: World Anti-Doping Agency report shows progress, but SafeSport needs more help right...

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On Tuesday (17), the World Anti-Doping Agency released its 2018 Annual Report that showed continued, steady progress in its activities against doping and considerably...

HEARD AFTER HALFTIME: Not so fast on Australia for 2032, no racing at all...

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News, views and noise from the non-stop, worldwide circus of Olympic sport: ● Games of the XXVth Olympiad ● International Olympic Committee chief Thomas Bach...

LANE ONE: Russian involvement in elections is nothing compared to what they’re doing with...

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The latest turn in the saga of the International Boxing Association came last Thursday when the Secretary General of the Russian Boxing Federation, Umar...

BIATHLON: Dunklee sweeps U.S. Nationals with three wins in three days

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This wasn’t the best season for American Olympian and 2017 World Championships medalist Susan Dunklee. Her best World Cup finish was a seventh in a...

BIATHLON Preview: North American and U.S. Championships this weekend

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The IBU World Championships and World Cup season are over, but the skiing and shooting continues this weekend in Whistler (CAN) and Jericho, Vermont...

BIATHLON: Norway’s Boe sweeps Oslo to finish historic season; U.S.’s Egan wins first World...

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Plenty of drama in the final weekend of the IBU World Cup season in front of a cheering crowd in Oslo (NOR), especially for...

BIATHLON Preview: Women’s season title on the line in final World Cup in Oslo

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Although Norway’s Johannes Thingnes Boe has wrapped up his first World Cup title and ended French star Martin Fourcade’s seven-year run at the top,...

BIATHLON: Eight winners in eight individual events in World Champs in Sweden

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The 2019 IBU World Championships in Oestersund (SWE) started out without much surprise, as triple Olympic gold medalist Anastasiya Kuzmina (SVK) and Norwegian superstar...

BIATHLON: Stunning Pursuit win for unknown Pidruchnyi in World Champs in Oestersund

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One of the amazing things about sport is that it is about people and not about prior performance. Sure, we know about the top performers,...

BIATHLON Preview: World Championships start in Oestersund

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The Swedish winter wonderland of Oestersund will be the setting for 11 days of the IBU World Championships, with a busy schedule: ● 07 March:...

BIATHLON: First World Cup individual win for Christiansen as Boe is off the podium...

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There was some history made once again at Soldier Hollow in Utah, site of the 2002 Olympic Winter Games, and perhaps again in the...

BIATHLON Preview: Better weather in Salt Lake City for this week’s World Cup

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It was so cold last weekend in Canmore (CAN), that the final races of the World Cup program were cancelled. There should be no...

BIATHLON: Boe and Eckhoff win their races in windy and cold Canmore

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Sometimes it’s too cold for even winter-sport athletes to compete. The Polar Vortex hammered Canmore (CAN) all during the week, allowing only the shortened...

LANE ONE: What do federation review commissions do anyway? In Biathlon, quite a lot.

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For those who are not close watchers of the Biathlon scene, these have been troubled months for the International Biathlon Federation. Last year, the federation...

BIATHLON Preview: IBU World Cup returns to Canmore, site of the 1988 Winter Games...

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The Canmore Nordic Center outside of Calgary (CAN) was the site for biathlon at the 1988 Olympic Winter Games and the World Cup returns...

SPEED READ: Headlines from The Sports Examiner for Monday, 28 January 2019

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Welcome to The Sports Examiner SPEED READ, a 100 mph (44.7 m/s) review of what happened over the last 72 hours in Olympic sport...

BIATHLON: Boe goes gold-gold-silver in three races in Antholz-Anterselva

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All good things must come to an end, and the seven-year streak of World Cup titles for France’s Martin Fourcade is – barring a...

LANE ONE: WADA lets Russia skate for now, but there is a new line...

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There wasn’t much surprise from the conference-call meeting of the World Ani-Doping Agency’s Executive Committee on Tuesday (22nd) as it confirmed the continuation of...

BIATHLON Preview: Can anyone stop Boe?

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The sixth of nine stops on the 2018-19 is in Antholz-Anterselva (ITA), with a full schedule: ● 24 January: Women’s 7.5 km Sprint ● 25 January:...

SPEED READ: Headlines from The Sports Examiner for Monday, 21 January 2019

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Welcome to The Sports Examiner SPEED READ, a 100 mph (44.7 m/s) review of what happened over the last 72 hours in Olympic sport: LANE...

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