Mar 8, 2014
Shipulin takes pursuit honours in Slovenia
Anton Shipulin of Russia won the biathlon World Cup men's 12.5km pursuit in Pokljuka, Slovenia, on Saturday, as Olympic champion Martin Fourcade of France, could only finish seventh.
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In this Jan. 3, 2014, file photo, Ole Einar Bjoerndalen, of Norway, shoots during the warm up at the men's 10 km sprint competition at the biathlon World Cup in Oberhof, Germany.
Russia wins men's biathlon relay
Alexey Volkov, Yevgeny Ustyugov and Dmitry Malyshko kept Russia in third position for most of the race before anchor Anton Shipulin beat Germany's Simon Schempp on the final lap.
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Defending champ Kuzmina wins biathlon gold
Anastasiya Kuzmina became the first woman in biathlon to successfully defend an Olympic title by winning gold in the 7.5-kilometer sprint Sunday at the Sochi Games.
Bjoerndalen eyes 13th Olympic medal in pursuit
In the second men's biathlon event at the Sochi Games, the Norwegian veteran will go on course one second ahead of Dominik Landertinger of Austria and six ahead of both Jaroslav Soukup of Czech Republic and Anton Shipulin of Russia.