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Disgraced biathlon boss sentenced to prison

Anders Besseberg, the Norwegian sports bureaucrat who headed the International Biathlon Union (IBU) for 25 years, has fallen victim to the expensive watches, prostitutes...

Former biathlon boss indicted

The 77-year-old Norwegian who formerly headed the International Biathlon Union (IBU) for many years has been indicted on corruption charges. Authorities accuse Anders Besseberg...

Ex-biathlon boss faces more charges

Police and athletics organizations in Norway and Austria are evaluating serious charges against Anders Besseberg, the Norwegian who was president of the International Biathlon...

Skiers grab new World Cup trophies

Norwegian cross-country skiers swept the World Cup rankings once again when the season officially ended in Canada over the weekend. The winner of the...

Biathlon bosses under investigation

UPDATED: Police in both Norway and Austria have taken aim at the top international leaders of biathlon, the sport that combines skiing and shooting....

Biathlon legend reluctantly retires

After standing on the winners' platform 256 times in the course of his 24-year-long sports career, Ole Einar Bjørndalen has reluctantly decided to retire...

Norway’s greatest Olympic day ever

Medals all but rained down on Norwegian athletes at the Winter Olympics on Thursday. February 15, 2018 will go down as a big day...

Medal rush begins, with some irritation

Norwegians grabbed all three spots on the podium for winners of a tough 30-kilometer race at the Winter Olympics in South Korea on Sunday....

Biathlon stars had chaotic trip to Olympics

Norway’s winter sports athletes have been traveling to South Korea during the past week, especially those who’ll be competing right after the Winter Olympics...

No Olympic ‘wildcard’ for Bjørndalen

UPDATED: At an age of 43, Norway's biathlon star Ole Einar Bjørndalen wanted, and was convinced he could still win, more medals at the...

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