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  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Norwegians lead medal charge in men’s cross-country at PyeongChang 2018

    Norway’s cross-country skiers enjoyed a phenomenal return in the men’s events at PyeongChang 2018, not least thanks to a dazzling debut Games of Johannes Høsflot Klaebo, who won three gold medals. There were also two golds apiece for his compatriots Simen Hegstad Krueger and Martin Johnsrud Sundby, who helped secured a Norwegian podium sweep in the skiathlon along with Hans Crister Holund. Meanwhile, Switzerland’s Dario Cologna made his own mark with a third successive victory in the 15km, while Iivo Niskanen of Finland took gold in the 50km classic mass start.
    04 Apr 2018 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018, Cross Country Skiing, Norway
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Peerless Bjørgen stars as records tumble in women’s cross-country

    The undisputed star of the women’s cross-country events – and indeed PyeongChang 2018 – was Marit Bjørgen who claimed medals in five events to take her overall tally to 15, more than any other Winter Olympian in history. Meanwhile, Sweden’s Charlotte Kalla and compatriot Stina Nilsson both made it onto the podium four times, including in the team sprint, where Jessica Diggins and Kikkan Randall made history by becoming the first US women to win a cross-country gold.
    28 Mar 2018 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018, Cross Country Skiing, Norway
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    The heroes of PyeongChang 2018

    The XXIII Olympic Winter Games produced no shortage of sporting heroes, from seasoned athletes who wrote their names in Olympic history with amazing feats and multiple medals to newcomers who announced themselves to the world with their stunning performances.
    28 Feb 2018 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Today at PyeongChang 2018: Sunday 25 February

    The Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 come to a close today after two weeks of intense competition. At 20:00 local time the Closing Ceremony will get underway, and once the Olympic flame has been extinguished the athletes will come together in the Olympic Stadium for one last celebration. Before that, however, there is a fabulous day of events to be enjoyed, with the final of the men’s four-man bobsleigh, the women’s 30km classic mass start in the cross-country skiing, the women’s curling final and the men’s ice hockey final.
    25 Feb 2018 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Bjoergen becomes most medalled Winter Olympian of all time

    On 21 February 2018, Norway's Marit Bjoergen cemented her place in the Pantheon of the greatest Winter Olympians. Her bronze in the women’s cross-country team sprint took her medals total to 14 (seven of them gold), surpassing the previous benchmark set by her compatriot, biathlete Ole Einar Bjoerndalen. She still needs one win to match his tally of eight golds.
    21 Feb 2018 | Cross Country Skiing, PyeongChang 2018, BJOERGEN, Marit, Norway, Olympic News
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Alex Harvey’s guide to cross-country skiing at PyeongChang 2018

    Cross-country is an event dominated by Scandinavians, but Canada’s Alex Harvey, twice a world champion, is hoping to break their domination of the Olympic podium this time around. To become the best, a mastery of technique and ski waxing must be twinned with extraordinary athleticism in one of the most physically demanding sports around.
    08 Feb 2018 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018, Cross Country Skiing
  • News | Olympic News

    Cross country queen Bjørgen still reigning supreme

    During the 2015 FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in Falun, Sweden, Marit Bjørgen wrote another glorious chapter in her story, adding the world championship crown to her World Cup and Olympic titles
    04 Mar 2015 | Olympic News
  • News | Sochi 2014

    Sochi 2014, Day 15: What’s on this Saturday?

    The penultimate day of Sochi 2014 kicks off with a new Olympic event, as Rosa Khutor Extreme Park hosts the men’s and women’s snowboard parallel slalom competitions. At around the same time, the world’s leading female cross-country skiers will set off for the 30km mass start, which will be followed by the men’s 4x7.5km biathlon relay, with the men’s and women’s speed skating team pursuit competitions then taking place at the Adler Arena. In Alpine skiing, meanwhile, it is men’s slalom day at Rosa Khutor, while there is a bronze medal up for grabs in men’s ice hockey at the Bolshoi Ice Dome. Finally, the four-man bobsleigh competition gets up and running at the Sanki Sliding Centre with the teams completing legs one and two.
    21 Feb 2014 | Sochi 2014, Olympic News
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