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Oslo pullout highlights need for more IOC transparency

(Reuters) – Oslo’s surprise withdrawal from the race to stage the 2022 Winter Olympics last week highlighted the need for more transparency in the bidding process, Norwegian Olympic Committee Secretary General Inge Andersen told Reuters on Thursday. Oslo became the fourth city, after Stockholm, Lviv in Ukraine and Poland’s Krakow to pull out, leaving just […]

Oslo 2022 Games pullout no blow but changes needed – IOC

PHOTO CREDIT: REUTERS/ALY SONG (Reuters) – Oslo quitting the race to stage the 2022 Winter Olympics has not hurt the International Olympic Committee but has underlined that changes are needed to make the Games more attractive to bidders, president Thomas Bach told Reuters on Thursday. IOC head Bach said that Norway’s decision to pull out was […]

Norway Withdraws Oslo’s Bid for 2022 Winter Olympics

Norway (Shutterstock) OSLO, Oct 1 (Reuters) – Norway’s government is withdrawing Oslo’s bid to host the 2022 Winter Olympics, it said on Wednesday, leaving Beijing and Almaty in Kazakhstan as the only contenders after most potential applicants pulled out. Norway, which has hosted the Games twice and won more Winter Games medals than any other […]

Oslo, Almaty, Beijing named as 2022 Winter Games candidates

(Reuters) – Oslo, Almaty and Beijing were confirmed as the official candidates to host the 2022 Winter Olympic Games on Monday even though an International Olympic Committee (IOC) report found several weaknesses in the Kazakh city’s bid. Stockholm, Krakow and Lviv had also submitted bids to the IOC but all three later withdrew. “The IOC Executive board […]

2014 Diamond League: Oslo: Claye wins Triple Jump

The American duo of Will Claye and Christian Taylor have placed first and second for the second event in a row. Claye also gets his third Diamond League win at 17.41 meters, winning by .26 meters.

2014 Diamond League: Oslo: Joe Kovacs wins Shot Put

Three different American men have now won the first three Diamond League shot put events. This time it was Joe Kovacs hitting 21.14, beating the world champ, David Storl (GER) by .06 meters.

2014 Diamond League: Oslo: Bartoletta wins Long Jump

Tianna Bartoletta (USA) gets the win at 7.02 meters, beating Shara Proctor (GBR) by .24 meters. Funmi Jimoh (USA) was third at 6.71 meters.

2014 Diamond League: Oslo: Sum wins 800m

In the Women’s 800m it’s been all Eunice Sum (KEN) so far this season, getting her third straight win in the Diamond League at 1:59.02, beating Ajee Wilson (USA) by .66 seconds.

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

2014 Diamond League: Oslo: Birech wins 3000m Steeplechase

Jairus Kipchoge Birech (KEN) gets the win at 8:02.37. Evan Jager (USA) just misses his American record at 8:06.97, in 2nd.

2014 Diamond League: Oslo: Williams-Mills wins 400m

In the Women’s 400m Novlene Williams-Mills has won her third straight race in the Diamond League at 50.06, beating Natasha Hastings by .54 seconds.

2014 Diamond League: Oslo: Souleiman wins Dream Mile

As he did last season Ayanleh Souleiman (DJI) wins the Dream Mile, this time at 3:49.49, beating Nick Willis by .34 second. Henrik Ingebrigtsen (NOR) set national record for the home crowd.

2014 Diamond League: Oslo: Alamirew wins 5000m

Yenew Alamirew (ETH) takes the Diamond League lead beating Caleb Mwangangi Ndiku (KEN) for his 2nd win this season at 13:01.57. Galen Rupp took 3rd.

2014 Diamond League: Oslo: Felix wins 200m

Allyson Felix (USA) still working her way back from injury gets the win, in her first trip to Oslo, at 22.73 seconds, beating Jodie Williams (GBR) by .24 seconds.

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.

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 […]

2014 Cross Country Skiing World Cup: Oslo: Bjoergen wins

With this win Marit Bjoergen (NOR) claims her 100th podium finish,beating her fellow country woman Therese Johaug, in the Women’s 30km, but Therese still has a 39 point lead in the Overall with just the finals left.

2014 Cross Country Skiing World Cup: Oslo: Bjoergen interview

Marit Bjoergen (NOR) talks about her win and getting her 100th podium finish.

2014 World Cup Ski Jumping: Oslo: Bardal 2nd

With two solid jumps, Anders Bardal (NOR) takes second on the podium, his 8th podium as the regular season comes to a close.

2014 World Cup Ski Jumping: Oslo: Stoch 3rd

The double Olympic champ from Sochi, Kamil Stoch (POL) claims 3rd in the last jump of the regular season and wins his first World Cup title as well.

2014 World Cup Ski Jumping: Oslo: Freund interview

Severin Freund (GER) talks about getting his 4th win as the regular season comes to a close.

2014 World Cup Ski Jumping: Oslo: Freund wins

As the only one to have two 130 plus jumps, Severin Freund (GER) gets the win and moves into 3rd place as the World Cup comes to a close.

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 Cross Country Skiing World Cup: Oslo: Richardssson interview

Daniel Richardsson (SWE) talks about getting his first win after sharing in Olympic Gold from Sochi in the 4x10km Relay.

2014 Cross Country Skiing World Cup: Oslo: Richardsson wins

Daniel Richardsson (SWE) gets his first win of the season and moves up to 4th in the Cross Country Distances World Cup.

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).

2013 Diamond League: Oslo: Men’s Dream Mile: Souleiman wins

Ayanleh Souleiman (DJI) gets the win at 3:50.53, beating Nixon Kiplimo Chepseba (KEN) by .42 seconds.

2013 Diamond League: Oslo: Men’s 400m: Masrahi wins

Youssef Ahmed Masrahi (KSA) gets the win at 45.33 seconds, in the fifth race of the season.

2013 Diamond League: Oslo: Men’s 200m: Usain Bolt wins

After his upset during last week’s Diamond League in Rome, and with no serious challengers during this week’s Diamond League in Oslo, Usain Bolt (JAM) managed to pull off a meet record in the 200m at 19.79 seconds. So far, all four Men’s 200m races have been won by Jamaican team members.

2013 Diamond League: Oslo: Women’s 800m: Poistogova wins

Yekaterina Poistogova (RUS) bolted forward in the last few meters to steal the race from Nataliya Lupu (UKR) by .20 seconds, posting her season’s best at 1:59.39.

2013 Diamond League: Oslo: Women’s 100: Lalova wins

In an open field without the big names, Lvet Lalove (BUL) gets the win at the line by .01 seconds over the favorite Murielle Ahoure (CIV), posting a time of 11.04 seconds.

2013 Diamond League: Oslo: Women’s 5000: Defar wins

Former world record holder Meseret Defar (ETH) gets the win with a world leading time of 14:26.90, crushing the field by 6.58 seconds, Shanghai’s winner Genzebe Dibaba (ETH) was 3rd.

2013 Diamond League: Oslo: Women’s 400m hurdles: Hejnova wins

Zuzana Hejnova (CZE) is now three for three in the Diamond League, winning at 53.60 seconds, over Perri Shakes-Drayton (GBR) and Dalilah Muhammad (USA) in 3rd.

2013 IAAF Diamond League: Oslo (mobile)

The world’s greatest sports star will run at the Bislett Stadium for the third year in a row. Usain Bolt will return to Oslo, Norway and the ExxonMobil Bislett Games where he will be competing in the 200m.

2013 IAAF Diamond League: Oslo

The world’s greatest sports star will run at the Bislett Stadium for the third year in a row. Usain Bolt will return to Oslo, Norway and the ExxonMobil Bislett Games where he will be competing in the 200m.

2013 FIS Ski Jumping World Cup: Oslo: Men’s HS134: Piotr Zyla tied for 1st place

Piotr Zyla (POL) finished in a tie for 1st with Gregor Schlierenzauer after they both finished with 270.1 points. Zyla finished in 3rd place in the final overall standings.

2013 FIS Ski Jumping World Cup: Oslo: Women’s HS134: Anja Tepes crashes

Anja Tepes (SLO) took a hard fall after landing awkwardly in her 2nd run. Tepes would finish the competition in 29th place.

2013 FIS Ski Jumping World Cup: Oslo: Women’s HS134: Sarah Hendrickson interview

American Sarah Hendrickson talks about how excited she is to win the last event of the World Cup season.

2013 FIS Ski Jumping World Cup: Oslo: Men’s HS134: Piotr Zyla and Gregor Schlierenzauer interview

Piotr Zyla (POL) and Gregor Schlierenzauer (AUT) discuss how special it is to close out the World Cup season with a tie in the final event.

2013 FIS Ski Jumping World Cup: Oslo: Men’s HS134: Schlierenzauer wins WC title

Gregor Schlierenzauer (AUT) finished the final event tied for 1st place with Piotr Zyla (POL). Schlierenzauer won the overall standing with 1496 points.

2013 FIS Ski Jumping World Cup: Oslo: Women’s HS134: Takanashi wins WC title

Sara Takanashi (JPN) finished 2nd in the final event of the WC season with a score of 260. American Sarah Hendrickson finished 1st in the event and 2nd overall.

2013 FIS Ski Jumping World Cup: Oslo: Women’s HS134: American Sarah Hendrickson wins

Sarah Hendrickson (USA) won the competition with a score of 262.8, over 2nd place Sara Takanashi (JPN). Takanashi went on to win the overall standing with Hendrickson taking 2nd place.

2013 FIS Cross Country Skiing World Cup: Oslo: Women’s 30km: Therese Johaug interview

Race winner Therese Johaug (NOR) discusses how her home crowd motivated her in today’s race, making her give her all in an amazing performance.

2013 FIS Cross Country Skiing World Cup: Oslo: Women’s 30km: Therese Johaug wins

Overall leader, Therese Johaug (NOR), dominated the competition from start to finish winning with a time of 1:21.17.7. Johaug at one point had a lead over 1 minute. Elizabeth Stephen (USA) finished 9th in the race.

2013 FIS Ski Jumping World Cup: Oslo: HS134 Women’s + Men’s (3/17)

Norway’s capital Oslo is one of the most traditional places for Winter sports that you can find. With a population of about 600,000, Oslo and its winter sports arena in Holmenkollen have been the setting for a great number of ski events.

2013 FIS Cross Country World Cup: Oslo: Women’s 30km F Mst (3/17)

Norway’s capital Oslo is one of the most traditional places for Winter sports that you can find. With a population of about 600,000, Oslo and its winter sports arena in Holmenkollen have been the setting for a great number of ski events.

2013 FIS Cross Country Skiing World Cup: Oslo: Men’s 50km: Alexander Legkov interview

Alexander Legkov (RUS) discusses the strategy he used to win today’s race and how excited he is to be leading the overall standings.

2013 FIS Cross Country Skiing World Cup: Oslo: Men’s 50km: Alexander Legkov wins

Alexander Legkov (RUS) managed to pull away in the final km of the race to beat out Martin Johnrud Sundby (NOR) at the face. Legkov finished with a time of 2:07:32.9 and now leads the overall standings.

2013 FIS Cross Country World Cup: Oslo: Men’s 50km F Mst (3/16)

Norway’s capital Oslo is one of the most traditional places for Winter sports that you can find. With a population of about 600,000, Oslo and its winter sports arena in Holmenkollen have been the setting for a great number of ski events.

2013 FIS Nordic Combined World Cup: Oslo: 15km Individual Gundersen (3/16)

Norway’s capital Oslo is one of the most traditional places for Winter sports that you can find. With a population of about 600,000, Oslo and its winter sports arena in Holmenkollen have been the setting for a great number of ski events.

2013 FIS Nordic Combined World Cup: Oslo: HS134 (3/16)

Norway’s capital Oslo is one of the most traditional places for Winter sports that you can find. With a population of about 600,000, Oslo and its winter sports arena in Holmenkollen have been the setting for a great number of ski events.

2013 FIS Nordic Combined: Oslo: 10km Individual Gundersen

Norway’s capital Oslo is one of the most traditional places for Winter sports that you can find. With a population of about 600,000, Oslo and its winter sports arena in Holmenkollen have been the setting for a great number of ski events. This event airs 3/15 @ 1o:30amET/7:30amPT.

 
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