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Biathlon – World Cup 3 Men’s Sprint: Jakov Fak Again!

Biathlon – World Cup 3 Men’s Sprint: Jakov Fak Again!

The third event of men’s Sprint World Cup finished a few seconds ago. Home Biathlete, Slovenian Jakov Fak won with 24:41:7 (no shots missed) and will start next Saturday’s Pursuit with an advantage of just 1 second over Emil Egle Svendsen  (2nd in the sprint although missing 1 shot out of 10). Biathlon – Men Pursuit World Cup 2:

Biathlon – World Cup 3 Schedule and Previews (Pokljuka, Slovenia)

Biathlon’s World Cup 3 starts today at Pokljuka, Slovenia, with the men’s 10K sprint. The current World Cup leader Martin Fourcade will be one of the favourites but local man – Jakov Fak – will certainly do his best to win in his own grounds. Fak was the winner of the last World Cup race (Pursuit, Hochfilzen). Biathlon – Men Pursuit

Biathlon – Men Pursuit World Cup 2: Slovenian Jakov Fak Rules

Round 2 of men’s Pursuit just finished a few minutes ago in Hockfilzen. Slovenian Jakov Fak won after starting the pursuit in 3rd place and although missing 2 shots. Second place went to Dmitry Malyshko that made a great comeback after starting only in 11th. Last podium spot was taken by Word Cup overall leader Martin Fourcade that kept his yellow

Biathlon – World Cup 2 Hochfilzen, Austria: Men Sprint Summary Results

The second round of the men’s World Cup Sprint just finished a few moments ago in Hochfilzen, Austria. But before the results, very recent and relevant news: German Michael Greis just announced he will put an immediate stop to his career. He took part of round 1, finishing the sprint in 6th and realized, as he said “he was

Alpine Skiing – ‘The Super Combined’

The Super Combined combined event consists of one downhill (or Super-G) and one slalom run. The times are added together and the fastest total time determines the winner. The combined downhill and the combined slalom are contested independently of the regular downhill and slalom events, and the combined courses are shorter than the regular versions. Usually the entire combined event is

Biathlon – World Cup 1 Ostersund: Summary Results

The first round of Biathlon’s World Cup ended last December 2nd in Ostersund, Sweden, with two biathletes clearly outstanding from the rest of the pack. In women, Norwegian Tora Berger won all the 3 events (Individual, Sprint and Pursuit) thus recording a total of 180 points in World Cup overall classification (60 points per victory), more 36 than

Biathlon – First Results From World Cup in Ostersund and Upcoming Events

The first two rounds of Biathlon’s first World Cup event were held last Wednesday and yesterday in Ostersund Sweden. Both events were men’s and women’s Individual races. You may want to see our earlier post describing the main features of this type of event:  Biathlon’s Individual Event – What is it and what matters most?