Month: December 2015

BFBS Broadcast British Biathlon

During the season, there is a weekly round-up of GBR & Army Biathlon on the Forces radio station, BFBS. Except for Tue 29 Dec (and probably Tue 05 Jan) it will be broadcast at approx 09:10 GMT on BFBS Aldershot (and at other times on BFBS world-wide).

What are IBU QPs?

IBU Qualification Points (QPs) have replaced “percentages” as the method for athletes to qualify for OWG, World Cup, World Champs and IBU Cups. They are similar to the long tried and tested “FIS Points” for Alpine & Cross Country. Unlike percentages an athlete can be evaluated with IBU QPs from IBU Cup level upwards. The …

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KEVIN WHO?

Although he officially retired in March, Kevin KANE has been training in Norway with his Regimental team (3 RHA) and has flown down to join the Men’s Relay Team at Hochfilzen on Sunday. With only three active male athletes currently WC qualified, we are grateful to Kevin (who holds WC qualification from last season) for returning to the fray.  …

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