Archive for the ‘Sports/Olympics/Winter Sports/Biathlon’ Category

Emma Lunder, Sarah Beaudry headline Canadian Olympic biathlon roster

Wednesday, January 19th, 2022
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Emma Lunder is one of the headliners on the list of eight Canadian biathletes nominated Wednesday for next month's Beijing Olympics.

Norway continues to dominate at biathlon World Cup in Canmore

Friday, February 8th, 2019

Lars Helge Birkeland, Vetle Sjaastad Christiansen, Erlend Bjoentegaard and Johanne Thingnes Boe led Norway to gold in the 4x7.5-kilometre relay.

Norway’s Boe dominates World Cup biathlon in Canmore

Thursday, February 7th, 2019

Norway's Johannes Thingnes Boe continued to dominate World Cup biathlon with a win Thursday in the men's 15-kilometre race at the Canmore Nordic Centre, while Calgary's Christian Gow was 10th for a career-best result in an individual race.

Canada’s Dahria Beatty secures spot in cross-country skiing worlds

Saturday, January 12th, 2019

Dahria Beatty finished in 16th place in a cross-country skate-ski World Cup race on Saturday in Germany.

Russian gold-medal biathlete embroiled in doping scandal retires

Tuesday, December 25th, 2018

Anton Shipulin, a world biathlon champion at the heart of Russia's doping scandal, announced his retirement on Tuesday.

Canadian women capture biathlon gold, bronze at IBU Cup

Saturday, December 22nd, 2018

Canadian biathletes dominated the IBU Cup women’s 7.5-kilometre sprint on Saturday in Austria, led by winner Nadia Moser of Whitehorse, who earned her first-ever podium finish. Calgary's Megan Bankes was third, 0.7 seconds behind.

Ole Einar Bjoerndalen, most decorated male Winter Olympian, retires

Tuesday, April 3rd, 2018
Ole Einar Bjoerndalen Norway Biathlon Retires

Norwegian biathlete Ole Einar Bjoerndalen, the most decorated male Winter Olympian in history with 13 medals, has retired from the sport. Nicknamed "The King of Biathlon," the 44-year-old Bjoerndalen competed at six Olympics. Of his 13 medals, eight were gold.

Rosanna Crawford headlines Canadian Olympic biathlon team

Tuesday, January 16th, 2018
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Two-time Olympian Rosanna Crawford headlines Canada's Olympic biathlon roster that will compete at the upcoming Winter Games in Pyeongchang, South Korea.

Biathlon legend Ole Einar Bjoerndalen left off Norwegian Olympic team

Monday, January 15th, 2018

Norway's Ole Einar Bjoerndalen, the most decorated Winter Olympian of all time, will not take part in this year's Games in Pyeongchang after missing out on selection for the team, the Norwegian Biathlon Association said on Monday.

Rosanna Crawford shoots clean to a 4th place finish in World Cup biathlon

Sunday, January 14th, 2018

Canada's Rosanna Crawford, who claimed her first podium place on Thursday, was leading going into the final shoot but was unable to hold off her rivals' late surge as she finished 5.2 seconds behind Kaisa Makarainen in fourth in the mass start race on Sunday.