Month: December 2016

Excel with ELEY!

  We are delighted to announce that ELEY are now the official ammunition supplier to the BBU. More about this in the New Year, but if we can match the results of the French team who they also supply, we would be delighted!  In recent years the ELEY Tenex Biathlon round has become one of …

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TUNNOCK’S Tickle our Taste Buds!

Thank you to the famous Scottish biscuit manufacturers, TUNNOCK’S of Uddingston, whose products – especially Caramel Bars and Marshmallow Teacakes are world famous – and even played a major role in the 2014 Glasgow Commonwealth Games Opening Ceremony. TUNNOCK’S is now a BBU sponsor; Ginge will be regretting he ever retired!

BBU Director Jon Campbell Retires

It is with regret that the BBU announces that Director Special Projects, Colonel Jon Campbell, resigned from the Board on 30 Dec 16. Jon has been a very pro-active Board Member for some 7 years, primarily serving as Strategy & Development Director. He is now working with a NATO – EU Mission abroad and simply …

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Annual General Meeting 2017

  For the first time in 20 years the AGM will not be held during the British Championships in Ruhpolding GER, (Exercise RUCKSACK). There is a legal requirement to hold it in the Calendar Year, and a date for the AGM – to be held in the UK, is expected to be announced in the …

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WADA 2017

The WADA 2017 Code comes into effect on 01 Jan 17. There are some changes and all athletes and staff must remember that the onus for compliance is strictly on them. Download the 2017 Prohibited List, and the Summary of Modifications.   In the light of the McLaren Report doping checks are likely to be even more stringent both …

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The McLaren Report

  The McLaren Report into the abhorrent state-sanctioned Russian doping scandal continues to attract widespread comment throughout the sporting and political world. The names of 31 suspected Russian biathletes have been sent by WADA to the IBU. The IBU has issued an initial comment but clearly cannot release names until all investigations have taken place.   …

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