IBU Executive Board

  Press Release IBU makes important calendar and sports decisions amid Congress preparations The International Biathlon Union (IBU) has set the dates for the IBU World Championships Biathlon in Pokljuka 2021 and Oberhof 2023, and decided to establish a new Season Opening from the beginning of the BMW IBU World Cup season 2020/2021. At its meeting in Frankfurt, Germany, the IBU Executive Board also approved the extension of prize money distribution from the Top 15...

Biathlon to Discontinue Blood Testing at Olympics; Internal Discord, Anger from Antidoping Advocates

The International Biathlon Union's Executive board voted last month to discontinue its blood testing at the Olympic Games, meaning that the Athlete Biological Passport program will no longer be implemented there. The decision was taken without consulting the organization's Medical Committee, and the IBU has not offered an explanation to its members.