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NORDIC COMBINED Preview: Is Riiber ready for the Nordic Combined Triple?

The sixth Nordic Combined Triple is on this weekend in Chaux-Neuve (FRA), held for the first time outside of Seefeld (AUT) due to the...

NORDIC COMBINED: The return of Germany’s Johannes Rydzek

The 2018-19 Nordic Combined World Cup season has been dominated by Norway’s Jarl Magnus Riiber, who won six of the first eight competitions of...

NORDIC COMBINED Preview: Will Riiber stay on a roll?

The Nordic Combined World Cup lands in Val di Fiemme (ITA) this week, with Norway’s Jarl Magnus Riiber having won six of the eight events this season. Can anyone stop him? He’s not unbeatable: he was second to Mario Seidl (AUT) in the season opener in Ruka (FIN) and countryman Jorgen Graabak won in Ramsau […]
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NORDIC COMBINED: Riiber sweeps Otepaa races, now has medals in all eight races this...

The dream season for Norway’s Jarl Magnus Riiber continued in the Nordic Combined World Cup, winning his sixth and seventh straight races on the...

NORDIC COMBINED Preview: Is Riiber still on a roll?

There is only one question ahead of the two Gundersen competitions at Otepaa, Estonia this weekend, of a 97 m hill with a 10.0...

NORDIC COMBINED: Norwegian sweep by Riiber and Graabak in Ramsau

Norway is taking over the Nordic Combined World Cup, which has been mostly a German show with Japan’s Akito Watabe winning last year. In Ramsau...

NORDIC COMBINED Preview: Four in a row for Riiber in Ramsau?

The Nordic Combined World Cup has been in repose since the three-event Lillehammer Tour in early December, but the circuit will start up again...

NORDIC COMBINED: Riiber rules in Lillehammer triple!

The Nordic Combined World Cup had been the exclusive property of Germany’s Eric Frenzel for five season before Japan’s Akito Watabe came to the...

NORDIC COMBINED Preview: Three races in three days in Lillehammer

A fresh look at Nordic Combined racing comes this week at the Nordic sports festival in Lillehammer (NOR), with three races on tap: ∙ Friday:...

NORDIC COMBINED: Upset win by Mario Seidl in Ruka

Last season’s Nordic Combined opener in Ruka (FIN) produced a surprise winner in Espen Andersen of Norway. Ditto for the 2018-19 campaign which opened...

NORDIC COMBINED Preview: World Cup season starts in Ruka

The 2017-18 season in Nordic Combined was a wild one, with Akito Watabe winning the first seasonal title for Japan in 23 years and...

Let’s make the Decathlon and Heptathlon more like the Modern Pentathlon!

Track and field athletes, officials and fans have all heard the joke: “What’s more exciting: the Decathlon or watching paint dry?” If you’re not into the multi-events – and that’s most of you – you’ll nod your head in agreement with those who vote for the paint (!), against both the men’s 10-eventer and the […]
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