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CROSS COUNTRY: Johaug extends World Cup win streak, but a bronze for Diggins in...

The penultimate weekend of the 2018-19 Cross Country season saw the amazing Therese Johaug win her ninth distance race in a row, along with...

CROSS COUNTRY SKIING: Seasonal races too close to call!

The Cross Country World Cup seasonal title is coming down to the final events of the season, with two Norwegian winners of Sprint races...

NORDIC SKIING: Bolshunov leads a Russian sweep, while Johaug remains perfect at Holmenkollen in...

The amazing story of Therese Johaug added another chapter on Sunday as she won her 11th straight distance race at the World Cup or...

NORDIC SKIING Preview: Famed Holmenkollen Ski Fest starts in Oslo

The high point of the 2018-19 seasons in Cross Country, Nordic Combined and Ski Jumping was the World Championships in Seefeld (AUT). But there...

NORDIC SKIING: Johaug sweeps distance races at World Championships in Seefeld

The amazing comeback story of Norway’s Therese Johaug reached its peak in Seefeld (AUT), with her sweep of the distance races at the 2019...

THE BIG PICTURE: Estonian skier admits to doping for years

The stunning arrests of five Cross Country skiers at the FIS Nordic World Championships in Seefeld (AUT) for doping has provided a clear signal that doping is hardly a thing of the past. On Friday, the identities of all five skiers became known and led to a statement from the Estonian Ski Association: “The Estonian […]
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THE BIG PICTURE: Doping arrests shock World Nordic Ski Championships in Austria

The excitement of the World Nordic Skiing Championships, and the amazing exploits of Norway’s Therese Johaug, were interrupted by the stunning announcements that five athletes had been arrested in morning raids on Wednesday (27th). Reuters reported that nine people were arrested during the course of 16 raids carried out, including two athletes from Austria, two […]
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NORDIC SKIING: Johaug continues unbeatable run at World Championships in Seefeld

The amazing comeback story of Norway’s Therese Johaug continued at the Nordic World Championships in Seefeld (AUT) with her second win, this time in...

NORDIC SKIING: Amazing Johaug routs the field for eighth Worlds gold in Nordic Worlds

The FIS Nordic World Championshuips in Seefeld (AUT) will continue for another week, but the amazing comeback story of Therese Johaug has to be...

NORDIC SKIING Preview: World Champs in Cross Country, Nordic Combined and Ski Jumping start...

The worlds of Cross Country Skiing, Nordic Combined and Ski Jumping have come together in Seefeld (AUT) for the 41st FIS World Nordic Championships,...

CROSS COUNTRY SKIING: Diggins takes first World Cup gold in 2019 in Cogne Sprint

If she never competes again, Jessie Diggins’ place in U.S. Olympic history is secure. Her PyeongChang victory with Kikkan Randall in the Team Sprint...

CROSS COUNTRY Preview: Klaebo and Oestberg try to maintain season leads in Cogne

The northwestern Italy town of Cogne will host the Cross Country World Cup this week in the final tune-ups for the World Nordic Championships...

CROSS COUNTRY SKIING: Norway’s Klaebo and Falla best in the Sprints in Lahti

Norway swept both of the individual Sprint races in Lahti (FIN), with Johannes Hoesflot Klaebo winning his sixth race of the season. The short, 1.6...

CROSS COUNTRY SKIING Preview: Klaebo and Nilsson defend seasonal Sprint leads in Lahti

The next-to-last stop prior to the World Nordic Championships in Seefeld (AUT) is a Sprint festival in Lahti (FIN), with an Freestyle individual event...

SPEED READ: Headlines from The Sports Examiner for Monday, 28 January 2019

Welcome to The Sports Examiner SPEED READ, a 100 mph (44.7 m/s) review of what happened over the last 72 hours in Olympic sport … and a lot happened: LANE ONE Monday: The International Paralympic Committee impressively and decisively dealt with the anti-Semitic stance of the Malaysian government by removing July’s World Para Swimming Championships […]
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CROSS COUNTRY SKIING: Johaug wins seventh straight distance race in Ulricehamn

The amazing comeback story of Norway’s Therese Johaug continued in Ulricehamn (SWE) with another distance triumph, her seventh in a row since returning from...

CROSS COUNTRY SKIING Preview: Will Johaug continue undefeated this week in Ulricehamn?

There are about three weeks left before the Nordic Skiing World Championships in Seefeld (AUT), so who's hottest before the medals get handed out...

SPEED READ: Headlines from The Sports Examiner for Monday, 21 January 2019

Welcome to The Sports Examiner SPEED READ, a 100 mph (44.7 m/s) review of what happened over the last 72 hours in Olympic sport: LANE ONE: Monday: Part two of our early-on look at what a Congressional commission reviewing the status of the United States Olympic Committee and the U.S. National Governing Bodies might turn […]
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CROSS COUNTRY: Johaug returns with 10 km win in Otepaa

The amazing comeback story of Norway’s Therese Johaug continued in Estonia, with a win in the 10 km Classical race on Sunday. The three-time Olympic...

THE BIG PICTURE: IOC loses Legkov appeal in Swiss Federal court

“It is with disappointment that the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has been informed of the ruling by the Swiss Federal Tribunal rejecting the IOC appeal against the CAS decision dated 23 April 2018 regarding the Russian Cross Country skier Alexander Legkov.” That was the introduction to the IOC’s statement concerning not only the Legkov case, […]
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