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Liam Morgan: IBU take first steps into new era but work still to be done

  • Inside the Blogs

Candidates for any high-profile role, both inside and outside of sport, are notorious for making promises and then failing to keep them.

fine-tuning and tweaking since, leaving an outdated and archaic system which previous President Anders Besseberg

In theory, this will ensure Dahlin is not able to enjoy the same monopoly of control that Besseberg,

meeting last Sunday (October 20).Creating a system to ensure there is no repeat of the scandal involving Besseberg



Dahlin says IBU Presidency an "honour" after passing year in charge

  • Biathlon

International Biathlon Union (IBU) President Olle Dahlin says it has been an "honour" to serve in the role after passing a year in charge of the organisation.

2018, and took the reigns during a tumultuous period for the governing body.Former President Anders Besseberg

constitution and strategic plan are designed to reform the organisation even further following the troubled Besseberg



IBU Executive Board finalises first draft of updated constitution and strategic plan

  • Biathlon

The implementation of an updated International Biathlon Union (IBU) constitution and a new strategic plan has moved a step closer after the first draft of the two documents was finalised by the Executive Board.

have been developed by the External Review Commission, launched in the wake of the scandal involving Besseberg


Two Russian biathletes given four-year bans for doping based on evidence from Moscow Laboratory

  • Biathlon

Russia's Alexander Pechenkin and Alexander Chernyshov have both been banned for four years by the International Biathlon Union (IBU) for anti-doping rule violations (ADRVs).

investigations focused on doping, fraud and corruption against the organisation's former President Anders Besseberg

a German.This included allegations made by the WADA Intelligence and Investigations Department that Besseberg



International Biathlon Union makes move to help tackle doping

  • Biathlon

The International Biathlon Union (IBU) Executive Board has decided every athlete intending to participate at any of its events from next season will be required to provide a certificate confirming that they have completed an anti-doping education programme.

investigations focused on doping, fraud and corruption against the organisation's former President Anders Besseberg

allegations made by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA) Intelligence and Investigations Department that Besseberg


Liam Morgan: Lack of contested elections paints a dictatorial picture of Olympic Movement

  • Inside the Blogs

Last week, members of the biggest and best-known International Federation in the Olympic Movement clapped their President into a fresh four-year term.

governing body, the International Biathlon Union, was forced into holding a vote last year after Anders Besseberg

resigned following allegations of corruption.I say "forced" because it is possible Besseberg, the only



Dahlin targets summer secretary general appointment in drive to reform IBU

  • Biathlon

International Biathlon Union (IBU) President Olle Dahlin hopes to appoint a permanent secretary general in the summer as he seeks to develop the organisation and drive through reform efforts.

ImagesDahlin was elected as IBU President in September, with the governing body embroiled in a crisis after Besseberg


Biathlon Integrity Unit to be set up by IBU in response to doping, fraud and corruption allegations

  • Biathlon

Plans to establish an independent integrity unit to handle anti-doping and ethical procedures have been announced here by the International Biathlon Union (IBU).

investigations focused on doping, fraud and corruption against the organisation's former President Anders Besseberg

included allegations made by the World Anti-Doping Agency Intelligence and Investigations Department that Besseberg

Integrity Unit has been set following serious allegations made against former IBU President Anders Besseberg


IBU appoint Global Sports Investigations to run ethics office and whistleblower portal

  • Biathlon

Global Sports Investigations (GSI) has been appointed to run the International Biathlon Union's (IBU) independent ethics office and its whistleblower hotline, it was announced today.

lead an independent probe into the accusations levelled at the IBU when it was led by Norwegian Anders Besseberg

panel in its investigation.Criminal investigations focused on doping, fraud and corruption against Besseberg

includes allegations made by the World Anti-Doping Agency Intelligence and Investigations Department that Besseberg

organisation.Dahlin has attempted to repair the reputation of the IBU since his election to replace Besseberg


Russian Biathlon Union's first vice-president suggests repaying debts of €60,000 enough to restore full IBU membership

  • Biathlon

The Russian Biathlon Union (RBU) needs to pay a debt of around €60,000 (£51,500/$67,000) to the International Biathlon Union (IBU) in order to regain full membership rights, the RBU’s first vice-president Alexei Nuzhdov has reportedly said.

instigated following a tip-off from WADA.Allegations remain outstanding against then IBU President Anders Besseberg

that 65 doping cases involving Russian biathletes were allegedly concealed, starting in 2011, although Besseberg