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28.05.2014
Zdenek Vitek Moves from Athlete to Czech Women’s Coach
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2003 IBU WCH Bronze medalist Zdenek Vitek was named as the Women's Coach for the Czech Republic on Tuesday, moving into the position held by Jindrich Sikola for the past four years. Sikola will now lead the Czech Junior Team as their Coach.
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27.05.2014
IBU Seeks Full-time Communication Project Manager
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The International Biathlon Union – one of the seven Olympic winter sports federations is seeking a full-time Communications Project Manager for its Information and Public Relations Department within the IBU Headquarters in Salzburg 5020, Peregrinstraße 14, to begin on 01 July or August 2014. The administrative duties are performed first and foremost in English, but also in German and Russian languages.
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22.05.2014
Big Names Head Team Rosters for New Season
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Although some big names like the now retired Tora Berger, Andrea Henkel, and Bjorn Ferry are at home now instead of at a first training camp, most of the big teams selected their A or national teams just recently and those athletes are easing into preparations for the 2014-15 E.ON IBU World Cup biathlon season.
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22.05.2014
Alexander Kravtsov New Russian Biathlon President
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Alexander Kravtsov was elected on Tuesday as the new President of the Russian Biathlon Union, succeeding Mikhail Prokhorov in the position.
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19.05.2014
Hamza Elected CBU President; Coaching Changes: Part 2
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This past week, the Czech Biathlon Union elected Jiri Hamza to become their new President. At the same time, several coaching staffs were recently shuffled in France, Belarus, Slovenia and the Czech Republic.
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01.05.2014
Biathletes Serve Up Coffee at Charity Event
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Two Slovakian biathletes were among the country's sports stars who recently took part in fund-raiser for a cancer charity in Banska Bystrica. During the event, two-time Olympic Gold medalist Anastasiya Kuzmina and her teammate Matej Kazar served coffee at two coffee houses in the city center.
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29.04.2014
Shooting Coach for Team Sweden
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The Swedish Biathlon Federation is looking for a specialized shooting coach to bring the team’s shooting skills to a new level. This coach would work primarily with the A-team.
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29.04.2014
Retiring from Biathlon; Part 2, the Women
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Many athletes' careers are defined by the Olympic Winter Games. As the Sochi Olympic cycle ends and a new 4-year drive to Pyeongchang starts, many well-known and not-so-well-known biathletes have ended their careers.
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23.04.2014
Retiring From Biathlon: Part 1, the Men
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Athletes retire from their chosen sport on a regular basis for many reasons. In a sport like biathlon, most athletes live by the four-year Olympic cycle. So it comes as no surprise that many have ended their careers at the end of this Olympic season. Many announced their intentions long ago but several made the decision recently, like Sochi relay Gold medalist Evgeny Ustyugov.
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23.04.2014
US Biathlon Seeking an Experienced Biathlon Coach
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US Biathlon is seeking an experienced biathlon coach to serve as Head Coach Development based at the US Biathlon High Performance Training Center / Olympic Training Center in Lake Placid, New York.
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