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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...

BIATHLON: Boe dominates – again – with two wins in Ruhpolding

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Norway’s Johannes Thingnes Boe won his eighth and ninth races of the IBU World Cup season with outstanding performances in Ruhpolding (GER) to extend...

BIATHLON Preview: Boe and Wierer still leading as World Cup rolls into snowy Rupolding

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Four down, five left in the 2018-19 IBU World Cup season, with Norway’s Johannes Thingnes Boe continuing to march through the men’s schedule and...

SPEED READ: Headlines from The Sports Examiner for Monday, 14 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: Gold and silver for J.T. Boe, sweep for Liza Vittozzi at Oberhof World...

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We’re approaching the halfway point of the 2018-19 IBU World Cup and in the fourth of nine stages, there were surprises at the Oberhof...

BIATHLON Preview: Can anyone beat Norway’s Boe?

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The fourth of nine stops on the 2018-19 IBU World Cup circuit is in Oberhof (GER), with competitions scheduled for Thursday through Sunday: ● 10...

THE BIG PICTURE: WADA announces new “mission to Moscow”

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The dance between the World Anti-Doping Agency and the Russian government will continue on Wednesday, as a three-person WADA team will make another trip...

BIATHLON: Unbeatable Boe sweeps Nove Mesto!

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There have been eight men’s races in this season’s IBU World Cup and Norway’s Johannes Thingnes Boe has won six of them. Boe swept all...

BIATHLON Preview: Can anyone beat Fourcade or Boe?

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The IBU World Cup is in the Czech Republic this week, with all six men’s races this season having been won by just two...

BIATHLON: Boe and Fourcade win one each in Hochfilzen

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It’s going to be a season-long tug-of-war between Norway’s Johannes Thingnes Boe, 25, and seven-time World Cup seasonal champion Martin Fourcade, 30, of France. Including...

BIATHLON Preview: Boe vs. Fourcade continues this week at Hochfilzen

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The IBU World Cup Tour is in Austria for four days of events in Hochfilzen (AUT), starting on Thursday: ∙ 13 December: Women’s 7.5 km...

BIATHLON: Boe and Makarainen shine in season openers

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Familiar faces were on the top of the podium in the opening weekend of the Biathlon World Cup for 2018-19 in Pokljuka (POL), including...

BIATHLON Preview: World Cup season debuts in Pokljuka

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The 42nd season of the International Biathlon Union’s World Cup circuit begins in Poland this time, with competition in Pokljuka in sprints, pursuit, traditional...

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