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  • 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 | Buenos Aires 2018

    Rollin’, rollin’, rollin’ by the river

    Get to know Marit van Beijnum, a Dutch athlete who will compete at the 2018 Youth Olympic Games in three roller speed skating races to be held at the Paseo de la Costa in Vicente Lopez, north of Buenos Aires.
    06 Oct 2018 | Olympic News, YOG, Buenos Aires 2018, Roller Speed Skating
  • 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

    US women claim historic cross-country gold in team sprint

    The USA won thrilling women’s cross-country team sprint at the Alpensia Cross Country Centre on 21 February to give their country a first ever Olympic gold in the discipline, while Norway’s Marit Bjorgen confirmed her status as the most successful Winter Olympian of all time.
    21 Feb 2018 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018, Cross Country Skiing, United States of America
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Kalla wins first gold of PyeongChang 2018

    Swedish cross-country skier Charlotte Kalla secured the first gold medal of the Olympic Winter Games PyeongChang 2018 on Saturday 10 February, winning the women’s 7.5km + 7.5km skiathlon by a comfortable margin from Norwegian legend Marit Bjørgen.
    10 Feb 2018 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018, Cross Country Skiing, Sweden
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Today at PyeongChang 2018: Saturday 10 February

    The first gold medal of PyeongChang 2018 will be awarded in the women’s cross-country skiathlon, an event that Norway’s Marit Bjørgen is aiming to win for the third time running. There are also golds to be claimed in short track speed skating, speed skating, biathlon and ski jumping.
    09 Feb 2018 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018
  • News | RIO 2016

    Four more golds on a busy day in Guanabara Bay

    In a packed programme of medal races at the Marina da Gloria, on Rio’s Guanabara Bay, the Netherlands' Marit Bouwmeester won gold in the women's Laser Radial, as Tom Burton of Australia won the men’s Laser; the Nacra 17 title went to Argentinian pair Santiago Lange and Cecilia Carranza Saroli, while Giles Scott took gold in the Finn class.
    16 Aug 2016 | RIO 2016, Olympic News, Sailing
  • 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
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