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2014 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour: Stavanger, Norway: Men’s Grand Slam Bronze & Gold

The double-gender US $800,000 FIVB Stavanger Grand Slam runs through Sunday June 29. It is the eighth event and the fourth Grand Slam on the 2014 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour calendar that features nine Grand Slams and 11 Open tournaments.

2014 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour: Stavanger, Norway: Women’s Grand Slam Bronze & Gold

The double-gender US $800,000 FIVB Stavanger Grand Slam runs through Sunday June 29. It is the eighth event and the fourth Grand Slam on the 2014 FIVB Beach Volleyball World Tour calendar that features nine Grand Slams and 11 Open tournaments.

2014 IAAF Diamond League: Oslo, Norway

When you think of Javelin, you automatically think of Oslo and the ExxonMobil Bislett Games. The IAAF’s Diamond League meet based in Norway’s capital has enormous traditions in the event and the assembled field this year will only add to that special history.

2014 IAAF Diamond League: Oslo, Norway (Mobile)

When you think of Javelin, you automatically think of Oslo and the ExxonMobil Bislett Games.

2014 FIS Freestlye World Cup: Voss Myrkdalen, Norway: Dual Moguls

After nearly two weeks off, the FIS Freestyle moguls World Cup is back in action this Saturday and Sunday with moguls and dual moguls events slated to hit the slopes of Voss-Myrkdalen, Norway.

2014 FIS Freestlye World Cup: Voss Myrkdalen, Norway: Ladies & Men’s Moguls

After nearly two weeks off, the FIS Freestyle moguls World Cup is back in action this Saturday and Sunday with moguls and dual moguls events slated to hit the slopes of Voss-Myrkdalen, Norway.

2014 FIS Ski Jumping World Cup: Oslo, Norway: HS 134

In the home country of skiing the first ski jumping competitions took place from 1879 to 1891 on Husebybakken in the western part of Oslo. On January 31, 1892 around 5 km north of it a new ski jumping hill at Holmenkollen was inaugurated.

2014 FIS Cross Country World Cup: Oslo, Norway: Ladies 30km C Mst

From 8th March – 9th March, the athletes from the three Nordic disciplines will return to Oslo. For the Cross-Country skiers, mass start competitions over 30 km for ladies and 50 km for men in classic technique are on the schedule.

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup: Kvitfjell, Norway: Men’s Slalom

The FIS Alpine Ski World Cup is the top international circuit of Alpine Skiing competitions staged annually. It is considered the premier competition in alpine ski racing along with the Olympic Winter Games and the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships.

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup: Kvitfjell, Norway: Men’s Slalom (Mobile)

The FIS Alpine Ski World Cup is the top international circuit of Alpine Skiing competitions staged annually. It is considered the premier competition in alpine ski racing along with the Olympic Winter Games and the FIS Alpine World Ski Championships.

2014 FIS Cross Country World Cup: Oslo, Norway: Men’s 50km C Mst

On Saturday, the focus will be on the men’s 50 km where thanks to the intermediate bonus sprints, a large number of World Cup points can be won (six intermediate sprints yield 190 points).

2014 FIS Ski Jumping World Cup: Trondheim, Norway: HS 138

The annual FIS Ski Jumping World Cup pits the very best athletes the sport has to offer against each other, in a quest to become the world’s number one.

2014 FIS Cross Country World Cup: Drammen, Norway: Men’s & Women’s Sprint C

For the first time since the Sochi Olympics, Norwegian Cross-Country skiing fans will have a chance to cheer on their national heroes as both sprint gold medalist from Sochi Ola Vigen Hattestad and Maiken Caspersen Falla will start in Drammen.

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup: Kvitfjell, Norway: Men’s Super G

Kvitfjell is a regular stop on the World Cup circuit, hosting men’s speed events in early March. The downhill course begins just below the summit and is slightly over 3 km (1.9 mi) in length.

2014 FIS Alpine World Cup: Kvitfjell, Norway: Men’s Super G (Mobile)

Kvitfjell is a regular stop on the World Cup circuit, hosting men’s speed events in early March. The downhill course begins just below the summit and is slightly over 3 km (1.9 mi) in length.

2014 FIS Alpine Ski World Cup: Kvitfjell, Norway: Men’s Downhill

Kvitfjell is a regular stop on the World Cup circuit, hosting men’s speed events in early March. The downhill course begins just below the summit and is slightly over 3 km (1.9 mi) in length.

2014 FIS Alpine Ski World Cup: Kvitfjell, Norway: Men’s Downhill (Mobile)

Kvitfjell is a regular stop on the World Cup circuit, hosting men’s speed events in early March. The downhill course begins just below the summit and is slightly over 3 km (1.9 mi) in length.

2014 FIS Alpine Ski World Cup: Kvitfjell, Norway: Men’s Downhill

Kvitfjell is a regular stop on the World Cup circuit, hosting men’s speed events in early March. The downhill course begins just below the summit and is slightly over 3 km (1.9 mi) in length.

2014 FIS Alpine Ski World Cup: Kvitfjell, Norway: Men’s Downhill (Mobile)

Kvitfjell is a regular stop on the World Cup circuit, hosting men’s speed events in early March. The downhill course begins just below the summit and is slightly over 3 km (1.9 mi) in length.

2014 FIS Alpine Ski World Cup: Kvitfjell, Norway: Men’s Downhill Training

Kvitfjell is a regular stop on the World Cup circuit, hosting men’s speed events in early March. The downhill course begins just below the summit and is slightly over 3 km (1.9 mi) in length.

Protest group crashes Russia’s Olympics party, Norway strike gold

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/SHAMIL ZHUMATOV (Reuters) – Members of Russian protest group Pussy Riot crashed the Sochi Olympic party on Tuesday when they were detained at a police station, briefly diverting the world’s gaze from snowboarders and skiers who braved thick fog and rain to race. Five group members were among those held for around three hours […]

2014 Cross-Country Skiing World Cup: Nove Mesto: Team Norway interview

Norway’s Maiken Caspersen Falla and Ingvlid Flugstad Oestberg talk about how they were able to hold off Finland to get their big win today in the Ladies Team Sprint.

2014 Cross-Country Skiing World Cup: Nove Mesto: Norway wins

Norway’s Maiken Caspersen Falla and Ingvlid Flugstad Oestberg won the Ladies Team Sprint with a time of 20:58.47. Norway lead early into the race but had to hold off Finland at the finish to lockup the gold medal.

2013 Cross-Country Skiing World Cup: Asiago: Norway Team Interview

Norway’s Eldar Roenning and Ola Vigen Hattestad talks about their photo finish win over the Kazakhstan team in the Men’s Team Sprint event.

2013 Cross-Country Skiing World Cup: Asiago: Norway wins

Norway won the Men’s Team Sprint with a time of 24:47.40, just narrowly edging out the Kazakhstan team at the finish. Team Norway has finished inside the top 3 in all the races so far this season.

2013 FIS Ski Jumping World Cup: Lillehammer, Norway: Men’s HS 138

The 2013–14 Ski Jumping World Cup is the 35th World Cup season for men and the 3rd World Cup season for women. It will begin on 23 November 2012 in Klingenthal, Germany, and end on 23 March 2013 in Planica, Slovenia.

2013 Cross-Country Skiing World Cup: Lillehammer: Norway interview

Norway’s Therese Johaug and Kristin Stoermer Steira discuss their team win in the Women’s 4x5km Relay.

2013 Cross-Country Skiing World Cup: Lillehammer: Norway wins 4x5km Relay

Norway finished with a blazing time of 58:38.9 as they were lead by Therese Johaug and Marit Bjoergen. The USA finished third in the event, finishing 1 minute behind Norway.

2013 FIS Cross Country World Cup: Lillehammer, Norway: Ladies 4x5Km C / Men’s 4x7Km C / F

The World Cup in Lillehammer this year will be a historical event. For the first time since the Winter Olympic Games in 1994, all the nordic diciplines will be carried out during one weekend in December.

2013 Ski Jumping World Cup: Lillehammer, Norway: Men’s HS 100

The 2013–14 Ski Jumping World Cup is the 35th World Cup season for men and the 3rd World Cup season for women. It will begin on 23 November 2012 in Klingenthal, Germany, and end on 23 March 2013 in Planica, Slovenia.

2013 FIS Cross Country World Cup: Lillehammer, Norway: Ladies 10Km C And Men’s 15Km C

The World Cup in Lillehammer this year will be a historical event. For the first time since the Winter Olympic Games in 1994, all the nordic diciplines will be carried out during one weekend in December.

2013 FIS Ski Jumping World Cup: Lillehammer, Norway: HS Mixed Team

The 2013–14 Ski Jumping World Cup is the 35th World Cup season for men and the 3rd World Cup season for women. It will begin on 23 November 2012 in Klingenthal, Germany, and end on 23 March 2013 in Planica, Slovenia.

2013 Viessmann Luge World Cup: Lillehammer, Norway: Day 2

Lillehammer (pps) Even in a season with Olympic Winter Games, the World Cup series is of great importance. The way to the XXII Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, only leads via the 2013-2014 Viessmann Luge World Cup series.

2013 Viessmann Luge World Cup: Lillehammer, Norway: Day 1

Lillehammer (pps) Even in a season with Olympic Winter Games, the World Cup series is of great importance. The way to the XXII Olympic Winter Games in Sochi, Russia, only leads via the 2013-2014 Viessmann Luge World Cup series.

2013 World Men’s Curling Championships: Norway vs. Sweden

This event is a qualifying event for the 2014 Winter Olympics, awarding points to countries based on performance at the worlds.

2013 World Men’s Curling Championships: Victoria, BC: Denmark vs. Norway

This event is also a qualifying event for the 2014 Winter Olympics, awarding points to countries based on performance at the worlds.

2013 Nordic World Ski Championships: Cross Country: Men’s 4×10 relay: Team Norway interview

Team Norway takes about how it feels to defend their title at this years world championships.

2013 Nordic World Ski Championships: Cross Country: Men’s 4×10 relay: Norway defends title

Skiers Asle Tord Gjerdalen, Eldar Roenning, Sjur Roethe, and Petter Northug, represented Team Norway in the 2013 Nordic World Ski Championships in Val de Fiemme. They finished with a total time of 1:41:37.2, with the best time coming from skier Sjur Roethe. Noway has won the event every year since 2001.

2013 Nordic World Ski Championships: Cross Country: Women’s 4×5 relay: Norway wins

Heidi Weng started the charge, but then Therese Johaug lost it to Kowalczyk (POL). Kristin Stoermer Steria took it back and Marit Bjoergen held on for the win, Team USA finished fourth.

2013 Ski Jumping World Cup: Oberstdorf: Norway wins

Andreas St. Jernen and Anders Jacobsen post the biggest jumps of the day at 211 and 212 meters, helping Norway win by 47.8 points.

2013 FIS Ski Jumping World Cup: Willingen : Norway 2nd in Team

Bardal Anders (NOR) puts up the second biggest jump of the day at 142.5 meters, helping Rune Velta, Tom Hilde and Anders Jacobsen win second.

SNWBD World Championship Halfpipe Final from Olso, Norway

SNWBD World Championship Halfpipe Final from Olso, Norway

Heartbreak For Bauer

(Reuters) – Norway’s Alexander Kristoff claimed his second Tour de France victory when he won a bunch sprint to take Sunday’s 15th stage after the peloton reined in the day’s breakaway in the final straight. New Zealand’s Jack Bauer, who broke clear with Swiss Martin Elminger, was caught by the chasing pack less than 100 […]

Frustrated Sagan ‘Too Strong’ To Win On Tour de France

(Reuters) – Being too strong, and both feared and respected for it, can be a weakness on the Tour de France, Slovakian prodigy Peter Sagan has discovered. He has managed eight top five finishes, including four second places, but after 12 stages he has yet to cross the finishing line first — thanks, he says, […]

Kristoff Too Strong For Sagan On Tour Stage 12; Nibali Retains Yellow Jersey

(Reuters) – Norway’s Alexander Kristoff claimed his maiden Tour de France victory when he beat Peter Sagan in a sprint to prevail in dominant fashion on the 12th stage, a 185.5-km ride from Bourg en Bresse on Thursday. Katusha rider Kristoff timed his effort perfectly to win with a comfortable margin to leave Slovakian Sagan, […]

Americans Sweep Podium at Stavanger Grand Slam

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 28, 2014) – The U.S. beach team of April Ross and Kerri Walsh Jennings claimed their third gold medal on the 2014 FIVB World Tour at the Stavanger Grand Slam in Norway, on Saturday. Seeded No. 1, Ross (Costa Mesa, Calif.) and Walsh Jennings (Saratoga, Calif.) defeated Spain’s No. 5 Liliana […]

Hushovd to retire at end of the season

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/CHINA DAILY (Reuters) – Norway’s former world champion and double Tour deFrance green jersey winner Thor Hushovd will retire at the end of the season, drawing the curtain on a sparkling 15-year professional career. Hushovd, who made his professional debut in 2000 with French team Cofidis, won the world championships’ road race in 2010. A […]

John Hyden and Tri Bourne Win First World Tour Gold Medal

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. (June 22, 2014) – The U.S. beach volleyball team of John Hyden and Tri Bourne claimed their first World Tour gold medal on Sunday, defeating compatriots and fellow qualifiers Ryan Doherty and John Lucena in an all-American final at the FIVB Berlin smart Grand Slam. Hyden (Pensacola, Fla.) and Bourne (Aiea, Hawaii), […]

Interview: April Ross on Playing with Kerri Walsh Jennings

April Ross, left, and Kerri Walsh Jennings (Courtesy of FIVB) By Seth Rubinroit During the 2012 Olympic final in London, Kerri Walsh Jennings knew she needed a new parter with Misty May-Treanor retiring. It turns out the perfect candidate was staring at her from across the net. Not long after Walsh Jennings and May-Treanor defeated Jen […]

2014 Diamond League: Oslo: Spencer wins 400m hurdles

2014, Oslo, Norway, IAAF Track and Field Diamond League, Kaliese Spencer (JAM) gets her third win this season at 21.14 seconds, just holding off Kemi Adekoya (BRN) by .02, who won the first race of the season. (Call your TV provider to watch full eve

Diamond League from Oslo Offers Intriguing Storylines

Allyson Felix (Kyle Terada/USA TODAY Sports) Below is a preview of the top races and runners to keep an eye on at IAAF Diamond League from Oslo on Wednesday, June 11 at 2 PM ET LIVE on Universal Sports: Women’s 200m: Reigning Olympic Champion Allyson Felix will be looking to put an injury-plagued 2013 behind her […]

Olympians in 2014 Stanley Cup Final

Los Angeles Kings forward Dustin Brown played for Team USA at the 2014 Olympic Winter Games (Winslow Townson/USA TODAY Sports) By Seth Rubinroit Less than four months after winning an Olympic gold medal, one pair of NHL stars will hoist the Stanley Cup. Both the Los Angeles Kings (Jeff Carter and Drew Doughty) and New York Rangers […]

2014 Beach Volleyball Viewing Schedule

Air Date Event Broadcast Time (ET) Online Time (ET) 4/26 2014 FIVB Men’s Fuzhou Open 4:00 PM 4/27 2014 FIVB Women’s Fuzhou Open 4:00 PM 5/4 2014 FIVB Men’s Grand Slam from Shanghai 5:00 PM 3:00 AM (May 3) 5/4 2014 FIVB Women’s Grand Slam from Shanghai 6:30 PM 2:00 AM 5/10 2014 FIVB Women’s […]

2014 WCF World Men’s Curling Championship: Nergard’s double

Torger Nergard (NOR) had the best throw of the night, hitting a double and helping Norway win the Championship title.

 
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