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If you like the thrill of skiers speeding along the slope, attempting to hit a target with a rifle then be sure that we'll have your Biathlon World Cup events live and streaming in high definition right here. The Biathlon has been played since the winter seasons of 1977-1978 for the men, and started for the women in 1982-1983. The season generally lasts from November to March, with a total of 9-10 weeks of the contest being held.
The last few years of the men's have been dominated by Norway, with Ole Einar Bjorndalen taking home the first place title in both 2008/2009 and in the previous season, while Emil Hegle Svendsen did the same thing with the third place trophy. Dmirtry Yaroshenko from Russian took second in 2007/08 while Tomasz Sikora went home with second for Poland in 2008/2009. This is the 2009/2010 season and it will start in just a few months, which means now is the time to get your membership.
In the women's competitions it was Germany that seemed to have winners placed everywhere with second placed Kati Wilhelm in 2008/2009 and Magdalena Neuner and Andrea Henkel in first and third place respectively for 2007/2008. The first place title for 2008/09 was taken by Swede Helena Jonsson while Tora Berger of Norway took home third. In 2006/07 Germany took home both first and second, while Anna Carin Olofsson from Sweden held onto third place.
The first events of the cup happen on July 26th in Czechoslovakia, with the IBU International Cross Biathlon Cup 1 and the next event will take place July 3rd through the 5th. Bulgaria will host the Biathlon Cup 3 from the 31st of July to the 2nd of August. You can watch all these events live and from the sidelines as they competitors race and shoot for the trophy. Just sign up for your membership today and you'll be sure of great Biathlon action all year long. If you like the excitement of the ski slopes and rifles thrown in for variety, then you'll love watching the Biathlon all this year at www.livesportsevent.com. Don't miss the IBU International Cross 1 starting on July 26th of this year. You can see all of the skiing and shooting action live from the slopes with full record capabilities and the best streams to choose from. Don't miss the 2009 Biathlon Season.
It's Biathlon season once again and the excitement of last year's tournament is still ringing in the slopes with Helena Jonnson taking first in the overall for the women and Ole Einar Bjorndalen took first in the men's compeitition. Don't miss all the fun and skill from the slopes. Instead watch the live streams and feeds at www.livesportsevent.com. All the Biathlon action this year can be found at www.livesportsevent.com with a new season opening up for new skiers to take the place of seasoned and experienced competitors. Last year Ole Einar Bjorndalen took first for the men while Helena Jonnson took home the trophy for the ladies. Don't miss these events in the 2009 season.
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, Ole Einar Bjorndalen
, Dmirtry Yaroshenko
, International Cross Biathlon Cup
, Helena Jonnson