Haaland dominated World Cup qualifier

Even the world’s biggest football stars can’t match the recent performance of Norway’s Erling Braut Haaland as a highly praised member of the country’s men’s national football team. It all but crushed Gibraltar’s team in the lastest World Cup qualifier, with Haaland scoring three of Norway’s five goals. “The numbers speak for themselves,” team captain […]

Norway halfway in World Cup qualifiers

Norway’s national men’s football team was boosted by a 2-0 victory over Latvia during the weekend, its latest match in the ongoing qualifiers to play in next year’s World Cup. Head coach Ståle Solbakken wasn’t exactly jumping for joy on Sunday. He thinks the team should be doing much better. After five matches, Norway has […]

Norway’s World Cup hopes still alive

Norway’s national men’s football team didn’t manage to beat the Netherlands in Wednesday night’s World Cup qualifier on home turf in Oslo. The team did manage to prevent the Netherlands from beating them, though, keeping alives hopes of a spot in the next World Cup. The match at Ullevaal Stadium ended in a 1-1 tie. […]

Ingebrigtsen cashing in

Jakob Ingebrigtsen, one of Norway’s young track and field stars, is already reaping the rewards of his success this summer, not least his gold medal at the delayed Summer Olympics in Tokyo. Bonuses, extended sponsor agreements and lucrative fees for taking part in sporting events all mean the 20-year-old can cash in at an early […]

Scandalized Brann players apologize

Nine players for the Bergen football club Brann were urged by their coach to finally apologize for late-night partying inside the club’s stadium two weeks ago. The party set off a scandal that already has led to the firing of one player and contract termination agreements for two others. All 12 players involved have been […]

Record price for football player

Martin Ødegaard of Drammen has become Norway’s most expensive football player ever, after the Arsenal Football Club in London reportedly offered to pay as much as EUR 40 million (NOK 425 million) for his “permanent transfer” from Real Madrid. After days of speculation, Arsenal could finally present him as a team player heading into the […]

Olympic medalists win heroes welcome

Water canons sprayed over the private jet that brought Olympic heroes Karsten Warholm, Eivind Henriksen and their medals back to Norway on Friday, after they won gold and silver medals in Tokyo this week. Warholm generated headlines worldwide, after shattering his own world record and running what’s been branded as the best race in Olympic […]

Tennis star Ruud really on a roll

Casper Ruud, the 22-year-old Norwegian tennis player from Snarøya just outside Oslo, is having a fabulous year and making a huge impact on his sport at home. Now his father and manager Christian Ruud, a former tennis pro himself, thinks his son will break into the top 10 in the Association of Tennis Professionals (ATP). […]

Norway cheers for Warholm’s triumph

Congratulations were pouring in for Norway’s track and field star Karsten Warholm Tuesday morning, after he broke his own world record at the Summer Olympics in Tokyo Monday night. His victory in the 400-meter hurdles was branded as both historic and spectacular.  “You are just fantastic Warholm,” gushed Prime Minister Erna Solberg on social media […]

Warholm sets new world record

Norwegian track star Karsten Warholm set a new world record in the 400-meter hurdles on home turf at the Bislett Games in Oslo Thursday evening. He later joked that he was so tired of hearing about Kevin Young’s nearly 39-year-old world record that he decided to break it. It didn’t take long before Young himself […]