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08.01.2015
Shipulin Sprints to Rainy, Windy Relay Win
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Anton Shipulin of Russia sprinted away from his Norwegian rival Ole Einar Björndalen in the final 100 meters to claim the victory in the men's 4 X 7.5K relay in 1:15:24.1, 2.3 seconds ahead of Norway. Russia had one penalty and twelve spare rounds while Norway had one penalty and ten spares. France, with one penalty and twelve spares finished third, 1:32.3 back. Germany, Ukraine and Switzerland rounded out the top six.
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08.01.2015
Double Olympic Gold Medalist Kuzmina Pregnant
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Slovakia's Anastasiya Kuzmina, the Olympic Sprint Gold medalist in the past two Olympic Winter Games announced today in a press conference in home town of Banska Bystrica, Slovakia that she is three months pregnant and will miss the current biathlon season.
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08.01.2015
IBU Cup 4 in Duszniki Zdrój
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Tomorrow the IBU Cup 4 in Duszniki Zdrój, Poland will start the second part of the 2014-15 biathlon season. The IBU Summer Biathlon World Championships were held on this venue in 2010, but it's going to be the first winter IBU competition
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08.01.2015
Question of the Day: What is Your Favorite Venue?
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Every athlete and fan has an opinion about their favorite World Cup venue. Earlier in the season, numerous top biathletes answered this Question of the Day: What is your Favorite Venue?
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07.01.2015
Czech Republic Victorious in Women’s Relay
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The Czech Republic team of Eva Puskarcikova, Gabriela Soukalova, Jitka Landova and Veronika Vitkova used just 7 spare rounds to claim victory in the women's relay with a time of 1:16:56. France followed in second place, with eight spare rounds, 8.9 seconds back. Darya Domracheva moved from 1:44 back at the third exchange to move her team up to third place, 1:06.8 back with a single penalty and eight spares. Norway, Italy and Ukraine rounded out the top six teams.
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07.01.2015
Oberhof Editors Choice Preview with Marie Dorin Habert
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Today's women's relay marks the beginning of the next three weeks of World Cup biathlon. It also marks the return of France's Marie Dorin Habert after the birth of her daughter Adele this past September. She will run the second leg of the relay today in her 2014-15 World Cup debut.
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06.01.2015
Relays First in Oberhof; 2.5K Course Video
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The second three weeks of the 2014-15 BMW IBU World Cup Biathlon season is heavy on relays starting with the women's 4 X 6K relay today.
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04.01.2015
Next Up, the Big 3; Oberhof, Ruhpolding and Antholz
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The first three weeks of the 2014-15 BMW IBU World Cup Biathlon season offered a tantalizing sample of what this new season looks like. Now after the holiday break, the Big 3 of Oberhof, Ruhpolding and Antholz will be an even bigger test for the big names(six in particular); to see who can hold their good shape and who might challenge.
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21.12.2014
Merry Christmas from Dasha, Gabi, Luki & Lowell
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With the first three BMW IBU World Cups completed, everyone on the biathlon circuit is heading home for some rest and family time during the holiday season. We would like to wish everyone a wonderful holiday season and a great New Year in 2015. Here is a special Christmas and New Year’s greeting: “Merry Christmas from Dasha, Gabi, Luki, & Lowell.”
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21.12.2014
Shipulin Sprints to Mass Start Win
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Anton Shipulin of Russia battling four rivals over the final 3K loop pulled ahead in the final meters to win the men's 15K mass start in 35:16.8, with one penalty. Second went to Martin Fourcade of France, with one penalty, 1.2 seconds back, while Austria's Simon Eder, also with one penalty was .2 seconds behind Fourcade. Just missing the podium was clean-shooting Fredrik Lindstrom of Sweden, a mere.1 seconds behind Eder. Jean Guillaume Beatrix of France finished fifth with one penalty, 4.8 seconds back, after falling in the final 1K. Tarjei Boe of Norway with one penalty was sixth, 20.4 seconds back.
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