Russia was reduced to the status of a provisional, non-voting member of the International Biathlon Union (IBU) on December 10 of last year. Yet it remains central to the prospects and fortunes of this beleaguered international sports federation which has, in the space of the last three years, plumbed depths unmatched - as yet - by any other.
International Biathlon Union leadership at centre of police investigation resulting from WADA tip-off
An investigation into the leadership of the International Biathlon Union (IBU) currently being conducted by the Austrian Federal Criminal Police began following a tip-off by the World Anti-Doping Agency (WADA), who received information from Grigory Rodchenkov, it has been confirmed.
Police in Austria have raided the hotel of the Kazakhstan national biathlon team at the World Championships in Hochfilzen amid doping suspicions.
A new logo has been launched by the International Biathlon Union (IBU) as part of the world governing body’s updated branding strategy.