The one Olympic sport the U.S. has yet to conquer
Biathlon, a demanding hybrid of cross-country skiing and shooting, is the lone winter Olympic sport missing from the U.S. medal count. Lowell Bailey and Susan Dunklee bring inspired leadership to a team that will take aim at the podium in Pyeongchang.
Olympic biathlon champ loses Sochi doping case
Two-time Olympic biathlon champion Olga Zaitseva lost her appeal Thursday against disqualification from the 2014 Sochi Olympics for her part in Russia's state-backed doping program.
Landertinger, Olympic biathlon medalist, retires
Austrian Dominik Landertinger, a biathlon medalist at three different Olympics, has retired at 32.
Biathlete Fourcade retires in style with 83rd win
Martin Fourcade finished his career as one of the greatest biathletes by winning his last race on Saturday on the 10th anniversary of his first pursuit win -- in the same place.
Record Olympian Bjoerndalen to coach China
China has hired the most decorated male Winter Olympian in history, biathlete Ole Einar Bjoerndalen, as a coach as it ramps up preparations to host the 2022 Games.
Hanevold, 3-time biathlon gold medalist, dies at 49
Halvard Hanevold, a three-time Olympic gold medalist in biathlon, has died, the Norwegian Biathlon Association said. He was 49.
Russian biathlete faces ban for missing tests
A Russian biathlete is facing a two-year ban for missing three doping tests. Margarita Vasilyeva has had a strong debut World Cup season but is said to have missed three tests in 10 months.
Olympic biathlon team among banned Kazakhs
Nine biathletes from Kazakhstan have been suspended on suspicion of doping, including the country's entire women's Olympic team.
Russian biathlon given path to lift suspension
The Russian Biathlon Union, which was relegated to provisional membership in the international union in 2017, was given a new road map to reinstatement that includes extra out-of-competition testing for athletes and cooperating in a WADA investigation.
Russia rejected in bid to rejoin biathlon group
Russia has failed to be reinstated as a full member by biathlon's governing body amid an investigation into bribery to cover up doping cases.
Russian biathlete banned 2 years for doping
Russian biathlete Ekaterina Glazyrina, who competed at the Sochi Olympics, has been banned for two years for doping.
Russian biathlon coach fired over misconduct
Russian biathlon coach Sergei Tutmin has been fired from the regional team and suspended from coaching over sexual misconduct involving a 17-year-old athlete.
Biathlon president steps down after raid
The longtime president of the International Biathlon Union, Anders Besseberg, stepped down Thursday.
Police raid biathlon federation in doping case
Biathlon's governing body was raided by Austrian police on Wednesday in an operation that officials said was linked to a doping investigation.
Olympic biathlon gold winner Svendsen retires
Norwegian biathlete Emil Hegle Svendsen, a four-time Olympic champion, has retired from the sport.
Most decorated male Winter Olympian retires
Norwegian biathlete Ole Einar Bjoerndalen, who won 13 Olympic medals (eight golds) and 45 world championship medals, has retired from the sport.
Makarainen wins 3rd biathlon World Cup title
Kaisa Makarainen of Finland finished sixth Sunday, but took the women's biathlon World Cup title for the third time in her career. .
U.S. Biathlon team boycotting event in Russia
The U.S. Biathlon team is joining other teams in boycotting the final World Cup series events in Siberia, saying in a statement that allowing Russia to host "sends an outrageous message of anti-doping indifference to the world."
Belarus tames heavy winds, wins biathlon relay
Darya Domracheva set a record with her fourth gold medal in biathlon as Belarus won the 4x6-kilometer relay Thursday.
Fourcade grabs 3rd gold in mixed relay win
Martin Fourcade earned a third gold medal at the Pyeongchang Winter Games and solidified his legacy as the most successful Olympic champion in French history by anchoring his team to victory in the biathlon mixed relay.
Fourcade takes biathlon gold in photo finish
France's Martin Fourcade slammed his ski pole into the snow in disgust after sliding through the finish line, thinking he'd just lost another Olympic gold medal in a photo finish.
Kuzmina grabs 3rd medal, 1st gold, of Games
Anastasiya Kuzmina finally won gold in these Olympics, hitting 19 of 20 targets to win the women's 12.5-kilometer mass start Saturday.
Fourcade's collapse hands biathlon gold to Boe
Martin Fourcade's rare collapse on the final shoot of the 20-kilometer individual race handed Norwegian rival Johannes Thingnes Boe his first Olympic gold medal in biathlon, while Hanna Oeberg was a surprise winner in the women's 15-kilometer race.
Russia to host final event of biathlon WC series
Despite substantial opposition from athletes and several national federations, the International Biathlon Union's executive board has voted to hold the final event of the 2018 World Cup series in Tyumen, Russia, as scheduled.
Fourcade back on top; Dahlmeier wins 2nd gold
Martin Fourcade's victory in the men's 12.5-kilometer pursuit came after Laura Dahlmeier gave Germany its third straight gold medal in the biathlon -- and her second overall -- in the women's 10-kilometer pursuit.
GER 14 CAN 11
GER 10 CAN 8
CAN 10 OAR 9
Fourcade 3 Bjørgen 2
Bolshunov 3 Nilsson 2
Johansson 2 Bescond 2
Britain's Tao Geoghegan Hart wins Giro d'Italia
Britain's Tao Geoghegan Hart won the Giro d'Italia after beating Maglia Rosa holder Jai Hindley in the final-stage time trial on Sunday.
Nathan Chen, Mariah Bell win Skate America titles in Las Vegas
Nathan Chen landed five quadruple jumps over two programs en route to wining his record-tying fourth straight Skate America. In the women's event, Mariah Bell edged 2018 national champion Bradie Tennell for arguably the biggest title of her career.
IOC president Thomas Bach to skip Seoul ceremony, cites coronavirus pandemic
International Olympic Committee President Thomas Bach has decided against traveling from Europe to South Korea to accept a peace prize in person because of concerns about the coronavirus pandemic, officials said Saturday.
Tokyo opens new 15,000-seat swimming venue for Olympics
Tokyo opened its new 15,000-seat swimming venue for the Olympics, and Tokyo Governor Yuriko Koike said all new venues for the Tokyo Games have been completed.
Nathan Chen leads after personal best in Skate America men's short program
Nathan Chen easily won the short program at Skate America on Friday night with a personal best score of 111.17 points. Vincent Zhou, bronze medalist at the 2019 worlds, is second heading into Saturday's free skate.
Mariah Bell leads Bradie Tennell after Skate America women's short program
Mariah Bell was smooth and solid during her short program at Skate America in Las Vegas on Friday night while Bradie Tennell is second entering Saturday's free skate.