Norway’s top biathlon official Erland Slokvik has said it would be “wrong” to host the 2021 World Championships in Russia following revelations in the McLaren Report.
Tyumen in Russia has been awarded the 2021 International Biathlon Union (IBU) World Championships, despite the International Olympic Committee (IOC) urging Winter Federations not to stage major events in the country in the wake of the McLaren Report.
The 2016 International Biathlon Union (IBU) Summer Biathlon World Championships will be held in Otepää in Estonia between August 25 and 28.
Czech Republic, Germany, Italy and Slovenia have all tabled bids to stage the Biathlon World Championships in 2020, the International Biathlon Union have announced.
Mutko to oversee coaching appointments in Russian biathlon after dismal showing at 2016 World Championships
Vitaly Mutko is set to intervene in the crisis surrounding the performances of Russian biathletes at the World Championships last month by overseeing the appointment of coaching staff within the country’s National Federation himself, the Sports Minister has claimed.