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28.04.2016
Coaching Carousel: Alfred Eder Back to Belarus and More
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The return to training is just around the corner in early May and the coaching carousel continues to spin towards the new season. Alfred Eder, after sitting out last season is returning to coach the Belarusian women's team. At the same time, new coaches are stepping onto the scene in France and Finland.
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26.04.2016
IBU Extends Marketing Rights Contract with Infront
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The International Biathlon Union has extended its marketing rights contract with Infront Sports & Media for the IBU World Cup and World Championships Biathlon for 2018-2022.
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22.04.2016
Season Review 2: Soukalova and the Ladies in Waiting
Copyright IBU/Evgeny Tumashov
No question about it; Gabriela Soukalova dominated the 2015-16 BMW IBU World Cup season on the women's side. Like Martin Fourcade and the men, from time to time, other women challenged, but never got the upper hand. Now that it is all over, she has that long-awaited World Cup Total Score title and three of the petite trophies alongside the big Crystal Globe. Just over three years after her first World Cup victory in Pokljuka, she ended the season as the top female biathlete in the world.
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11.04.2016
Juraj Sanitra to Coach Ukrainian Men’s Team
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The coaching carousel has started, with the first big move coming from Ukraine late last week, when Juraj Sanitra was announced as the new Men’s Head Coach, taking over for Nadia Bilova who coached the men’s team last season.
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05.04.2016
No Retirement for Bjorndalen; Aiming for 2018 OWG
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Norway's Ole Einar Björndalen, the most-medaled athlete in Olympic Winter Games history announced today at a press conference in Oslo that he will continue his biathlon career until the 2018 Pyeongchang OWG.
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24.03.2016
Editors Choice Season Wrap-up: Biathlon at Its Best!
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This was the 2015-16 BMW IBU World Cup season—10 venues; 9 countries from central Sweden to the sunny Pillerseetal and Slovenia's Julian Alps to the Bavarian Forest and Italy's Dolomites across the Atlantic to the Rocky Mountains, on to the Maine Woods, the beautiful Oslo Fjord and winding down in eastern Siberia. Four months of biathlon at its best
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21.03.2016
IBU World Cup Total Score: Fourcade and Soukalova
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The big Crystal Globes for the IBU World Cup Total Score were awarded to Martin Fourcade and Gabriela Soukalova late yesterday afternoon in a ceremony at the Hotel Olympic in Khanty Mansiysk.
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20.03.2016
Martin Fourcade: Globes, Passion and Family Video
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Martin Fourcade dominated this season almost like no other. He won four Gold medals and one Silver medal at the recent IBU World Championships. Today, he officially completed his sweep of the crystal globes taking home the sprint, pursuit, individual and mass start small globes plus the big one the World Cup Total Score.
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20.03.2016
Mass Start Competitions Cancelled
Copyright IBU/Evgeniy Tumashov
Due to strong gusty winds the Competition Jury decided to cancel the Mass Start competitions for security reasons.
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19.03.2016
Simon Schempp Tops Johannes in Pursuit
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Germany's Simon Schempp won this evening's men's 12.5K pursuit, with three penalties in 33:27.8. Norway's Johannes Thingnes Boe, with one penalty was second, 8.5 seconds back. Third went to Germany's Erik Lesser, with two penalties 15.7 seconds back.
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