Author: Mark Goodson

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 Read More …

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 Read More …

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 Read More …

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.   Read More …

Rudy Project – New BBU Supplier

  We are delighted to announce that  “Rudy Project” has become the official BBU supplier of eyewear.         ABOUT RUDY PROJECT: ELEVATE YOUR PERFORMANCE Founded in Treviso in 1985 by the creative genius of Rudy Barbazza with the aim of improving the performances of athletes the world over, Rudy Project has been the Read More …

IBU Congress Decisions

  The 12th Regular IBU Congress was held last month in Chișinău, Moldova. The Key decisions are listed below:   Antholz holds the Aces for 2020 The 2020 World Championships will be held in Antholz / Anterselva ITA. Victory was assured in the first round of voting with 30 votes over Poklujka SLO (15) and Read More …

Promotion for Jacko

  Many congratulations on his promotion (at last!) to Bombardier, go to Lee-Steve JACKSON, our double Olympian and Coach of the IBU Cup Team & AABDS. Jacko serves in 16 Regt RA and to those of you without a military bent, a Bombardier is equivalent of Corporal.