Sweden's Olle Dahlin has been elected President of the International Biathlon Union (IBU) after he claimed a landslide victory over Latvian rival Baiba Broka in a vote at the worldwide governing body's Congress today.
Russia will remain a provisional member of the International Biathlon Union (IBU) after the Congress narrowly voted against the country's reinstatement.
Russian Biathlon Union (RBU) President Vladimir Drachev has admitted "a number of countries" are opposed to the nation being reinstated as a full member of the International Biathlon Union (IBU) but claimed they had met all the required conditions.
International Biathlon Union (IBU) officials are gathering in the Croatian resort of Poreč to elect only the second President in the history of the organisation as the embattled governing body prepares to stage a Congress seen as vital to its long-term future.
A proposal by Russian Alexander Tikhonov will be put forward at the International Biathlon Union (IBU) Congress for the membership to reject the two Presidential candidates after he claimed neither Baiba Broka nor Olle Dahlin were deserving of the position.
International Biathlon Union (IBU) Presidential candidate Baiba Broka has claimed it is "unlikely" the emergence of four fresh doping cases involving Russian athletes will hamper the country's bid for reinstatement as a full member of the worldwide governing body.
Four unnamed Russian athletes have been charged with anti-doping rule violations by the International Biathlon Union (IBU), it was announced today.
Broka accuses Dahlin of "personal attacks" as denies any Russian influence in her campaign for IBU Presidency
International Biathlon Union (IBU) Presidential candidate Baiba Broka has accused Swedish challenger Olle Dahlin of personal attacks and dirty tactics as she dismissed rumours of any undue influence from Russia in her campaign.
Russian biathletes Olga Zaitseva, Olga Vilukhina and Yana Romanova have had their cases at the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) postponed, it has been claimed.
Ondrej Moravec gave his Czech fans a perfect present by taking the final gold medal at the Summer Biathlon World Championships as he completed a home double in Nove Mesto na Moravě.
Michal Krcmar led a clean sweep for the host nation in the men’s sprint at the International Biathlon Union Summer World Championships in the Czech Republic.
Russia won the first senior gold medal of the Summer Biathlon World Championships as they took the mixed relay spoils in Nové Město na Moravě.
Twenty-eight countries will be represented at this year's Summer Biathlon World Championships, beginning tomorrow in the Czech Republic.
Summer Biathlon World Championships race director predicts extensive coverage and participation at 2018 event
This year's edition of Summer Biathlon World Championships in Nové Město na Moravě in the Czech Republic has attracted one of the largest fields in the history of the event, race director Kristjan Oja has claimed.
Dahlin pledges to rebuild trust if elected IBU President as admits awareness of rumours of Russian lobbying for rival candidate
International Biathlon Union (IBU) Presidential candidate Olle Dahlin has admitted he is aware of suggestions that Russia is lobbying heavily for rival candidate Baiba Broka as he pledged to restore the reputation and rebuild trust in the embattled organisation if he is elected to the top job.