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Sundby’s appeal branded as ‘useless’

Experienced atheletes' attorneys told state broadcaster NRK that it's all but impossible for Norwegian skiing star Martin Johnsrud Sundby to try to get his doping conviction...

IOC: ‘Naive, stupid’ and ‘cowardly’

"We have been naive and stupid," declared Gerhard Heiberg, Norway's veteran member of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), after last week's revelations of systematic,...

Skiing team’s doctor resigns

Knut Gabrielsen, the doctor for Norway's men's national ski team who'd wrongly advised star skier Martin Johnsrud Sundby on how to use his asthma medicine,...

Supporters rally around stricken skier

Norwegian skiers, Norway's national skiing federation and even commercial sponsors were supporting multiple-medal-winner Martin Johnsrud Sundby on Thursday, after he was ruled as having illegally...

‘Thor should have revealed doping’

Norway's newly retired world champion cyclist Thor Hushovd was being roundly criticized Wednesday night for failing to reveal that his former friend and rival Lance Armstrong...

Doping program angers ski queen

Norwegian cross country skiing champion Marit Bjørgen was furious that a Swedish documentary crew gained access to confidential blood samples taken by the International...

Sports officials clear themselves

Norway's national skiing federation (Norges Skiforbund) has released what information its officials said they could about former top skiers' blood tests from the 1990s, and...

Blood tests aim to prove innocence

Norwegian and Swedish skiing federations have started to gather blood test results from top skiers in the 1990s, in an attempt to remove speculation about...

1990s ski heroes in doping storm

Norwegian skiing legend Bjørn Dæhlie is among former winter sports stars caught in a storm of speculation this week over their performance in the...

Doping case dismissed, career ruined

Doping allegations against Petar Vukicevic, coach and father of Norwegian athletes Christina and Vladimir Vukicevic, were dismissed this week by the state anti-doping agency...

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