Norway's Tarjei Bø beat Frenchman Martin Fourcade in a sprint finish to secure his first International Biathlon Union World Cup victory in four years in Östersund today.
Olympic cross-country skiing bronze medallist Denise Herrmann of Germany claimed her first major victory as a biathlete as she won the women's 7.5 kilometres sprint event at the International Biathlon Union World Cup in Östersund.
Norway's Johannes Thingnes Bø claimed victory in the first individual men's event of the International Biathlon Union World Cup season as he won the 20 kilometres race in Östersund today.
Nadezhda Skardino of Belarus was a surprise winner of the opening individual event of the season as she claimed her first International Biathlon Union World Cup in Östersund.
Russian biathletes Yana Romanova and Olga Vilukhina have been provisionally suspended from attending International Biathlon Union (IBU) events in "any capacity" after they were both sanctioned by the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Disciplinary Commission.
Austria claimed the first win of the International Biathlon Union World Cup season today in Östersund with a victory in the single mixed relay.
French star Martin Fourcade will aim to get his pursuit of a seventh straight International Biathlon Union World Cup title off to a winning start when he competes during the opening event of the campaign in Östersund.
French biathlon star Martin Fourcade has been cleared to compete after undergoing tests following a below-par performance at the recent National Championships in La Feclaz.
The United States biathlon team has begun its preparations for the new season with an on-snow training camp.
Slovenian biathlete Teja Gregorin has been named as the sole athlete caught in International Olympic Committee (IOC) retests of doping samples from the Vancouver 2010 Winter Olympic Games.
The International Biathlon Union (IBU) has claimed there is "absolutely no risk" of active Russian athletes having breached anti-doping rules during the Sochi 2014 Winter Olympic Games.
German beer Erdinger has extended its partnership with the International Biathlon Union (IBU).
Mark Goodson and Eddy Lowe, founder members of the British Biathlon Union (BBU) more than 20 years ago, are both stepping down.
Russia's Svetlana Sleptsova won a third gold medal in as many days at the International Biathlon Union Summer World Championships in Chaykovskiy as she marked her last competition before retirement in style.
Olympic champion Svetlana Sleptsova won home sprint gold for Russia at the International Biathlon Union Summer World Championships and then immediately announced her retirement.