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Countdown To Sochi: Train Like A Champion: Blind Biathlon

Believe it or not, this week in our Train Like A Champion, Nick Gismondi lets someone else drive his car. Visually impaired Paralympic biathlete Shawn Cheshire teaches him a thing or two about cross-country skiing- blindfolded!

Biathlon: American twin gives up Olympic spot to sister

(Reuters) – Lanny Barnes is heading to the Sochi Olympics with all the incentive in the world after her twin sister gave up her own spot in the biathlon to let her compete for the United States. Lanny narrowly missed out on a place in the American team for Sochi after she fell ill last month and […]

Countdown to Sochi: Train Like a Champion: Blind Biathlon

Believe it or not, this week in our Train Like A Champion, Nick Gismondi lets someone else drive his car. Not just anyone else, but visually impaired Paralympic biathlete Shawn Cheshire. And she teaches him a thing or two about cross-country skiing- blindfolded!

Train Like A Champion: Biathlon

This week, Nick Gismondi heads out with Olympic hopeful Tim Burke to take a “shot” at Biathlon training. Biathlon is one of the oldest winter sports and requires high endurance and accurate shooting skills.

Winter 101: Biathlon

In this week’s 101 we break down a sport that combines the intensity of cross-country skiing with the skill and precision of marksmanship- the biathlon.

2013 IBU Biathlon World Championships: Nove Mesto: Women’s Mass Start & Men’s Mass Start

The 46th Biathlon World Championships will be held in Nové Město na Moravě, Czech Republic. There will be a total of 11 competitions: sprint, pursuit, individual, mass start and relay races for both men and women, and a mixed relay.

Oslo pullout highlights need for more IOC transparency

(Reuters) – Oslo’s surprise withdrawal from the race to stage the 2022 Winter Olympics last week highlighted the need for more transparency in the bidding process, Norwegian Olympic Committee Secretary General Inge Andersen told Reuters on Thursday. Oslo became the fourth city, after Stockholm, Lviv in Ukraine and Poland’s Krakow to pull out, leaving just […]

Vote for Biles for WSF Sportswoman of the Year

Photo credit: Charles LeClaire-USA TODAY Sports Reigning U.S. and World all-around champion Simone Biles of Spring, Texas/World Champions Centre, is one of 10 women nominated for this year’s Women’s Sports Foundation Sportswoman of the Year. Please place your vote at wspr.tc/VoteSOY2014. Voting is open now and concludes at 11:59 p.m. EST on September 8, 2014. The […]

German former champ, Italian athlete test positive for drugs in Sochi

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/MICHAEL DALDER/FILES (Reuters) – Germany’s two-time Olympic cross-country skiing champion Evi Sachenbacher-Stehle and Italian four-man bobsleigh member William Frullani were thrown out of the Sochi Olympics on Friday after testing positive for drugs. Sachenbacher-Stehle, who was competing in the biathlon in Sochi but did not win a medal, tested positive for the stimulant methylhexanamin with the second sample […]

Protest group crashes Russia’s Olympics party, Norway strike gold

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/SHAMIL ZHUMATOV (Reuters) – Members of Russian protest group Pussy Riot crashed the Sochi Olympic party on Tuesday when they were detained at a police station, briefly diverting the world’s gaze from snowboarders and skiers who braved thick fog and rain to race. Five group members were among those held for around three hours […]

Injured skater Plushenko retires from Games, overshadows men’s hockey

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/LUCY NICHOLSON (Reuters) – Russia’s flamboyant figure skater Yevgeny Plushenko pulled out of the Winter Olympics through injury on Thursday in a shock twist that immediately deflated home fans pumped up by an opening victory for their beloved men’s ice hockey team. At the Iceberg Skating Palace, there was disbelief when the announcement came over the […]

Canada, Germany strike winter gold, Russia basks in skating glory

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/MARKO DJURICA (Reuters) – Canada and Germany added to their gold medal hauls at the Winter Olympics on Monday, while Russia basked in the afterglow of its first title of the Games after the team figure skating victory captivated the host nation. The inaugural team event, decided at a packed Iceberg Skating Palace in Sochi on […]

Where Is the Torch?: Week 3: Space and Beyond

This week the torch made the first ever space walk…an unlit torch that will be used in the Opening Ceremonies visited the International Space Station. The official torch continued it’s journey through Russia’s 83 regions including a stop in Khanty-Monsiysk, home of the Biathlon World Cup.

2013 FIS Cross Country World Cup: Sochi: Women’s 15km & Men’s 30km Skiathlon

Laura Cross-country Ski & Biathlon Complex is located on the crest and slopes of the Psekhako Ridge, within 6.5-10 km to the North-East of Krasnaya Polyana.

2012-2013 FIS Cross Country World Cup: Sochi: Women’s & Men’s Sprint F

Laura Cross-country Ski & Biathlon Complex is located on the crest and slopes of the Psekhako Ridge, within 6.5-10 km to the North-East of Krasnaya Polyana.

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