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Olympics / Winter Olympics / Biathlon Feb 22, 2014

French biathlete sent to hospital

French biathlete Marie Laure Brunet collapsed during the women's biathlon relay on Friday and was taken to a hospital for medical checkups. The 25-year-old lost consciousness during the opening leg of the 4x6-km relay and was carried off the course. Team doctor Thomas Lacroix says initial ...

Ukraine captures first gold in Sochi

Olympics / Winter Olympics / Biathlon Feb 22, 2014

Ukraine captures first gold in Sochi

Four teammates stood proudly behind the Ukraine flag, smiles beaming, celebrating their country's first gold medal at the Sochi Olympics. Parliament paused in the deeply divided Ukraine to mark the occasion. After days of deadly anti-government protests, and as government and opposition leaders worked on a ...

Biathlon track extended

Olympics / Winter Olympics / Biathlon Feb 8, 2014

Biathlon track extended

Course workers added 40 meters to the biathlon track for the Sochi Olympics on Friday because it was too short. The loop should measure 2.5 km. Even though a 5 percent deviation is allowed by the rules, the track at the Laura Cross-Country Ski and ...