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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

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.

2014 WCF World Men’s Curling Championship: Gold Match

43 year old Thomas Ulsrud finally leads Team Norway to a World Championship win, beating Sweden in 8 ends, 8-3.

2014 WCF World Men’s Curling Championship: Semi-Final

In the Semi-Final Sweden, with big scoring ends, gets the win 10-8 and moves on to the Gold Medal Match against Norway, while Canada heads to the Bronze against Switzerland

Olympians Return to FIS Alpine World Cup

Less than a week after the closing ceremony of the Winter Olympic Games, the world’s best skiers are back on the slopes to compete in the FIS Alpine World Cup. The first women’s downhill since the Olympics will be shown on Universal Sports Saturday at 11 AM ET from Crans-Montana, Switzerland. Maria Höfl-Riesch (GER), the […]

2014 FIS World Cup Alpine Skiing: Kvitfjell: Svindal 5th

After a disappointing Olympics, Aksel Lund Svindal returns home to Norway and finishes 5th, and it’s enough for him to secure his 10th World Cup Globe and his second straight Downhill title.

Russia tops medals table as Games end amid doping scandals

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/PHIL NOBLE (Reuters) – The Winter Olympics ended on Sunday with host nation Russia on top of the medals table and Canada winning the men’s ice hockey final, but news that two more athletes tested positive for banned substances dimmed the golden glow. Canada claimed the last, most coveted title of the Games by sweeping aside Sweden […]

Thrills on Russian ice, Ukraine athlete leaves in protest

PHOTO CREDIT: CREDIT: REUTERS/ISSEI KATO (Reuters) – The women’s figure skaters provided a thrilling climax to Thursday’s Winter Olympics action when Russian Adelina Sotnikova claimed gold, but a skier’s decision to pull out of the Games in protest was a reminder of the crisis in neighboring Ukraine. Seventeen-year-old Sotnikova was second going into the free skating program, and […]

Injured skater Plushenko retires from Games, overshadows men’s hockey

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/LUCY NICHOLSON (Reuters) – Russia’s flamboyant figure skater Yevgeny Plushenko pulled out of the Winter Olympics through injury on Thursday in a shock twist that immediately deflated home fans pumped up by an opening victory for their beloved men’s ice hockey team. At the Iceberg Skating Palace, there was disbelief when the announcement came over the […]

‘America, we did it!’ Christensen leads US sweep

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/DYLAN MARTINEZ (Reuters) – Joss Christensen led a United States podium sweep in spectacular fashion to win the first Olympic gold medal in men’s slopestyle skiing at the Sochi Games on Thursday. Another bumper crowd at Extreme Park were treated to a thrilling display of acrobatics as the freestyle skiers pushed their routines to the limits […]

Drama in Russian mountains as Winter Games get first downhill tie

  PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/KAI PFAFFENBACH (Reuters) – In a finish a Hollywood scriptwriter would struggle to match, the women’s downhill at Russia’s Winter Olympicsproduced a tie for gold for the first time on Wednesday, in a thrilling start to the fifth full day of competition. Despite clear skies and mild temperatures, complaints about slushy snow conditions in […]

Canada, Germany strike winter gold, Russia basks in skating glory

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/MARKO DJURICA (Reuters) – Canada and Germany added to their gold medal hauls at the Winter Olympics on Monday, while Russia basked in the afterglow of its first title of the Games after the team figure skating victory captivated the host nation. The inaugural team event, decided at a packed Iceberg Skating Palace in Sochi on […]

2014 Cross-Country Skiing World Cup: Toblach: Hattestad wins sprint

Ola Vigen Hattestad (NOR) lead the men’s sprint from start to finish as he won with a time of 2:44.89. Both the men and women’s of Norway seem to be in good shape heading into the Olympics, as they have won 3 out of the 4 WC events this weekend.

2014 Cross-Country Skiing World Cup: Tour de Ski: Johaug becomes champ

Therese Johaug started the women’s 9km pursuit 23 seconds behind leader Astrid Uhrenholdt Jacobsen (NOR) but was able to comeback and win by more than 20 seconds. Norway swept the podium and Johaug became the first Norwegian to win the Tour de Ski.

2013 Cross-Country Skiing World Cup: Lillehammer: Russia wins 4×7.5km Relay

Russia won with a final time of 1:19:04.7, beating out 2 Norwegian teams in a sprint finish. Russia sits in 2nd place in the overall standing behind Norway.

2013 ISU Speed Skating World Cup: Salt Lake City: USA 3rd in Women’s Team Pursuit

The USA finished with a time of 2:57.09 while paired against Norway. The USA were 1.07 seconds behind the 1st place Netherlands.

10 Reasons To Countdown To Sochi with US

Featuring the most compelling stories leading up to the Winter Games, “Countdown to Sochi” airs every Wednesday from October 30 to February 5 at 8 PM ET only on Universal Sports Network. The 15-week show will showcase Olympic and Paralympic hopefuls through exclusive interviews and profiles, and will also have extensive coverage of winter sports […]

 
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