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27.06.2014
Le Tour de Martin in the French Jura
Copyright IBU/Wilfried Forestier
Tuesday was cool and cloudy with a few rain showers in the French Jura Mountains, but late afternoon found double Olympic Gold medalist Martin Fourcade cycling through pine forests and past disinterested cows accompanied by Coach Siegfried Mazet on a 45 km "easy, recovery ride."
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22.06.2014
Paquet Moves South as New US Development Coach
Copyright IBU/Christian Manzoni
Long-time Canadian Coach Jean Paquet has been selected as the Head Coach Development for the US Biathlon Team.
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16.06.2014
Honors for Fourcade and Beatrix; Birnbacher Injury
Copyright IBU/Presidence de la Republique
Despite a train strike in France that hampered travel over the weekend, Martin Fourcade and teammate Jean Guillaume Beatrix made their way to Paris to be honored with other Sochi Olympic and Paralympic medalists.
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11.06.2014
Sochi Medalists Selina Gasparin, Ilia Chernousov Marry
Copyright IBU/Facebook/Nordic Magazine
Switzerland's Olympic Silver medalist Selina Gasparin wed her long-time boyfriend and Russia's Olympic Bronze medalist Ilia Chernousov this past weekend in a civil ceremony in Chernousov's home city of Novosibirsk.
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10.06.2014
New Coaches for Slovakian Men and Women
Copyright IBU/ JAN MISKOVIC
The Presidium of the Slovak Biathlon Association (SBA), at its first meeting after the recent SBA Congress appointed Juraj Sanitra as the Men's Head Coach and Pavel Kobela as the Women's Head Coach.
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09.06.2014
Retirement for Marie Laure Brunet
Copyright IBU/Biathlonworld TV
France's Marie Laure Brunet announced her retirement from biathlon competition through a series of video interviews with the French media. While announcing her retirement, she commented that she will become the "number one fan for her French teammates" in the coming seasons.
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02.06.2014
Baby Girl for Lena; Coaching Changes in Ukraine
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Retired German biathlon star Magdalena Neuner added mother to her long list of accomplishments last Friday with the birth of a daughter. The 27-year old Neuner and husband Seppi Holzer's new daughter, Anna Verena checked in at 51 cm, and 3,330 grams at the hospital in Garmisch-Partenkirchen. Mother and daughter are doing well according to media reports in Germany. Congratulations to Lena and her husband!
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28.05.2014
Zdenek Vitek Moves from Athlete to Czech Women’s Coach
Copyright IBU/Christian Manzoni
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
Copyright IBU/Nordic Focus
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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