France holds on in team relay POSTED: Dec 6, 1:10p ET | UPDATED: Dec 6, 5:06p ET By Associated Press Down 15 seconds to Russia, Martin Fourcade led a French comeback in the first World Cup relay of the season while holding off a charging Ole Einar Bjoerndalen of Norway.
Burke makes history in WC sprint POSTED: Dec 5, 12:23p ET | UPDATED: Jan 13, 4:52p ET By Associated Press Tim Burke is beginning to raise the hopes of the U.S. Olympic team scoring a medal in cross-country at the Vancouver Games. The American made his second-straight World Cup podium.
Bjoerndalen wins; Burke on podium again POSTED: Dec 5, 12:03p ET | UPDATED: Dec 5, 12:10p ET By Associated Press Five-time Olympic champion Ole Einar Bjoerndalen won his 89th World Cup as American Tim Burke made his second career World Cup podium.
Berger takes opening sprint POSTED: Dec 5, 8:45a ET | UPDATED: Dec 5, 8:45a ET By Associated Press Tora Berger hit every target to win the season-opening sprint race. The Norwegian finished in 21:21.5.
Burke matches best WCup finish for US biathlete POSTED: Dec 3, 2:24p ET | UPDATED: Dec 17, 1:19p ET By Associated Press Tim Burke's Olympic stock is on the rise. The 27-year-old equaled the best-ever U.S. finish at a biathlon World Cup when he placed second in the men's 20km event at this season's stop in Oestersund. Norwegian Emil Hegle Svendsen took gold.
Jonsson kicks off Cup season with win POSTED: Dec 2, 1:03p ET | UPDATED: Dec 2, 3:22p ET By Associated Press Biathlon's overall World Cup champion from last year, Helena Jonsson of Sweden, started her 2009-10 campaign off on the right foot with a victory in her home nation.
Russians have doping appeal dismissed POSTED: Nov 13, 8:09a ET | UPDATED: Nov 13, 8:12a ET By Associated Press Albina Akhatova and compatriot Yekaterina Iourieva will be banned through December 2010 and, under IOC rules, will be unable to compete at the Sochi Games.
2009-10 IBU World Cup central POSTED: Oct 23, 2:48p ET | UPDATED: Mar 29, 9:33a ET A look back at the 2009-10 IBU World Cup season, including the Olympic biathlon schedule.
Torino recap: Women's biathlon POSTED: Sep 29, 10:21p ET | UPDATED: Jan 27, 7:14p ET By Martin Thorstensson Biathlon added a fifth Olympic event, the mass start, to the women's program in 2006. The competition was marked by wide margins of victory, and marred by a controversial doping violation that resulted in the stripping of a medal.