Month: December 2015

BBU AGM – all you need to know!

The 19th Annual General Meeting of the BBU will be held in Ruhpolding on Sunday 31st January 2016. The following documents should be read by all Members – especially by those intending to vote by Proxy: Agenda Minutes of the 18th AGM (01 Feb 15) Chairman’s Annual Report Accounts & Management Information – year ending Read More …

IBU QPs – end of trimester 1

The current IBU QPs for GBR Trimester 2 qualified athletes are: World Cup & World Champs Qual: Amanda LIGHTFOOT 100.13 Lee-Steve JACKSON 103.21; Scott DIXON 110.77; Kevin KANE 132.49; Marcel LAPONDER 132.69 IBU Cup Qual: Nerys JONES 177.04 Alex GLEAVE 202.29 (also World Champs Qual); Rob SIRCUS 192.49; Vinny FOUNTAIN 202.53

WADA 2016

The WADA (World Anti Doping Agency) Prohibited List, Summary of Modifications and Monitoring Programme, effective 01 January 2016 has been published. The BBU is totally committed to the eradication of drugs and doping in sport. It is a personal matter for all athletes, whether they are an Olympian or a novice, to be aware of Read More …

BBU office closure

The BBU UK Office in now “on the circuit” until 01 Mar 16.  We shall always be on Email and in extremis +44 7834 499830. It is unlikely that results from WC 4 (Ruhpolding – re-located from Oberhof) will be published here before 12 Jan 16. Check all the news on the IBU website and Eurosport!

Ruhpolding to host WC 4 & 5

The Oberhof WC 4 has been rescheduled to Ruhpolding. The competition program for WC 4 will be slightly adjusted as follows (times are CET): Wednesday, 6 January 2016 ARRIVAL – TC Meeting 18:00 Thursday, 7 January 2016 Official Training M + W Friday, 8 January 2016 11:45 – Sprint Men 14:30 – Sprint Women Saturday, Read More …

Positive promise in Poklujka

Scott DIXON (81st: 1-0) and Amanda LIGHTFOOT (73rd: 0-2) both recorded their best result of the season in the WC 3 Sprints at Poklujka SLO. Dixon’s 104.39 IBU QPs was his best ever and equates to 11.96% in old money; also a PB. Lightfoot scored 105.24 QPs (12.72%). Marcel LAPONDER did not start due to illness, but the Read More …

Kevin Kane – The Movie

Perhaps without the drama and tension of the Orson Welles Oscar winning movie Citizen Kane our very own Kevin KANE plays a large and impressive part in an IBU TV Video on the recent distribution of over on million Euros’ worth of equipment and supplies from the IBU Supplier’s Pool. Check for Kevin and Video (and Kevin, do Read More …