Russia will lose the right to host the Biathlon World Championships in 2021
The International Biathlon Union (IBU) urged the Russian Biathlon Union (RBU) to voluntarily forfeit the right to host the Biathlon World Championships in 2021 in Tyumen before February 24th. Otherwise, the IBU will unilaterally deprive the Russian Federation of this right. The decision was made at an Extraordinary Congress of the International Biathlon Union on Wednesday, February 8th, in Fieberbrunn, Austria. Also, a new venue for the World Championships 2021 will be determined in September 2018 at the next Congress of the IBU.
In addition, the International Biathlon Union has decided to form a working group that will develop stricter anti-doping …read more