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Biathlon

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  • Weather in Sochi disrupts Olympic schedule

    Weather in Sochi disrupts Olympic schedule
    SOCHI, Russia — The waiting Monday morning and afternoon was something to be embraced, not detested. There was no fear in U.S. snowboarder Nate Holland's vocabulary when weather disrupted the Olympic schedule, causing a day's delay to the men's...
  • Sochi Olympics: Amid reports of violence back home, Ukraine wins gold in biathlon

    Sochi Olympics: Amid reports of violence back home, Ukraine wins gold in biathlon
    SOCHI, Russia — This has been a tough week for the Ukrainian athletes at the Sochi Olympics. Sports have seemed far less important amid reports of bloody clashes between the government and opposition demonstrators back home. So Valj Semerenko...
  • How to watch the 2014 Sochi Olympics on TV

    The Winter Olympics, from Sochi, Russia, on TV. Many of the most popular events will be broadcast in prime time and on the weekends on NBC. NBCSP is also airing events in prime time and picking up a number of live events in the early-morning hours....
  • Runners take aim at unique Bloomsburg biathlon

    Duathlons and triathlons start gaining momentum around this time of year. Out in Bloomsburg, the Pennsylvania Biathlon Club is holding a running biathlon, that is, a 4-kilometer run with two shooting stops on May 17 at Whitetail Preserve, 118 Boulevard...
  • John Kass: Does the 'Ring of Steel' gleam in the Russian sun?

    SOCHI, Russia -- What do you do in Sochi? I just arrived here, it's late, I'm exhausted, but I'm going to find out. That is, after I sleep for about a day and a half. The Winter Olympic Games open later this week, protected by a security cordon called...
  • Men's biathlon

    Men's biathlon
    When: Feb. 8, 10k sprint; Feb. 10, 12.5k pursuit; Feb. 13, individual 20k; Feb. 16, 15k mass start; Feb. 19, mixed relay (men 2-x-7.5km/women 2-x-6k); Feb. 22, 4-x-7.5k relay. Best of the U.S. men: Last year Tim Burke became the second U.S. biathlete to...
  • Women's biathlon

    Women's biathlon
    When: Feb. 9, 7.5k sprint; Feb. 11, 10k pursuit; Feb. 14, individual 15k; Feb. 17, 12.5k mass start; Feb. 19, mixed relay (men 2-x-7.5km/women 2-x-6k); Feb. 21, 4-x-6k relay. Best of the U.S. women: Susan Dunklee's recent fourth in a World Cup race...
  • Taking the Kids -- and unleashing your inner Olympian

    Taking the Kids -- and unleashing your inner Olympian
    Bobsled, skeleton or speed-skating? Maybe your gang gets more excited about the jumps and twists snowboarders execute or watching ski racers bomb down the mountain. This year, do a lot more than just watch the Olympians as the Winter Games get under way...
  • A small-town guy shoots - and skis - for the big prize again

    A small-town guy shoots - and skis - for the big prize again
    Tim Burke grew up in an Adirondack Mountain hamlet with no stores, no gas station, no neighbor within a half-mile of his house and just 671 people, period, according to the 2010 census of Paul Smiths, N.Y. And then, as a 12-year-old, Burke took up a...
  • Six-day style race on tap at StubHub Center

    Jack Simes is known as an avid cycling fan and promoter. The Breinigsville resident is the original co-director of what is now the Valley Preferred Cycling Center in Trexlertown, and one of the co-founders of the pro championship cycling road race every...
  • A look at Olympic events then, now and in the future

     
    The Olympics are now in their third century. In that time, the spirit of the Games hasn’t much changed — seemingly everywhere, people have followed them and been swept up in the euphoria of it all — but the events that are part of it...