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  • News | Vancouver 2010

    On 17 February 2010, Marit Bjørgen won the first of her eight Olympic titles

    With fifteen podium places, Marit Bjørgen has more medals than any other Olympic Winter Games athlete. She shares the record for the most titles with fellow Norwegians, cross-country skier Bjørn Daehlie and biathlete Ole Einar Bjørndalen – all of them have eight gold medals. She won her first gold in Vancouver, on 17 February 2010, at the close of the sprint final. It was her third Olympic Games!
    17 Feb 2020 | Olympic News, Cross Country Skiing, Norway
  • News | PyeongChang 2018

    Today at PyeongChang 2018: Thursday 15 February

    More gold medals are up for grabs today on the snow and ice: the men’s downhill, the women's slalom, the men’s biathlon 20km individual, the women’s 10km free in cross-country skiing, the men’s snowboard cross, the luge team relay and the men’s speed skating 10,000m, while, in the figure skating the pairs competition reaches its conclusion with the free programme.
    15 Feb 2018 | Olympic News, PyeongChang 2018
  • 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 | 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

    Women make a name for themselves in Sochi

    Whether they are a new generation of young female athletes, such as 17-year-old ski jumper Sara Takanashi, or are Olympic veterans, like Canadian ice-hockey player Hayley Wickenheiser, women at the Sochi 2014 Olympic Winter Games are breaking records, making history and imposing themselves both on the field of play and in sports administration.
    22 Feb 2014 | Sochi 2014, Women in Sport, 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
  • News | Sochi 2014

    Kamil Stoch, Poland’s ski jumping hope

    Having claimed the world title in 2013, ski jumper Kamil Stoch will travel to Sochi as one of the favourites for his events, and will be hoping to emulate the past Olympic successes of fellow Poles Wojciech Fortuna and Adam Malysz.
    04 Feb 2014 | Sochi 2014, Olympic News, Poland, Ski Jumping
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