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Bumpy start for Norway at Tour de France

Norway has four cyclists in this year's Tour de France but none is expected to win. The best among them also got off to a...

Four Norwegians start in Tour de France

For the first time in 25 years, four Norwegian cyclists will be taking part in the Tour de France. The legendary race was to...

Norwegian wins last lap of Tour of Norway

Professional Norwegian cyclist Edvald Boasson Hagen made what commentators called a "heroic" effort to win the weekend's overall Tour of Norway cycling race, but...

Record interest in Arctic Race of Norway

More Tour de France cycling teams than ever before want to also take part in this year's Arctic Race of Norway. The fourth annual...

Police crack down on cyclists

Police in Oslo have been setting up early morning controls on some of the main bicycle routes into the city, cracking down on cycling...

Kristoff finally takes time off

Norwegian cyclist Alexander Kristoff was celebrating the end of the racing season this past week by doing something relatively unusual: Taking a holiday with his...

Norwegians absent from own Arctic Race’s podium

The Arctic Race of Norway ended Sunday without even Norwegian star cyclist Alexander Kristoff on the overall winners' podium. Rein Taaramäe of Estonia won...

Arctic Race of Norway starts rolling, royally

UPDATED: The scenic Norwegian international cycling event that's become an annual tradition, Arctic Race of Norway, began in Harstad in northern Norway on Thursday, under...

Speed limit sought for ‘Birken’ racers

The upcoming summertime cycling version of the classic Norwegian Birkebeiner race, also known simply as "Birken," is raising some unusual complaints this year from those living...

Kristoff third in Tour de France’s final sprint

Norway's star cyclist Alexander Kristoff finished third in the sprint on the final day of the Tour de France down Paris' Champs-Elysees on Sunday, ending...

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