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Ski jumper in tears after a big win

Norwegian ski jumper Daniel-André Tande scared himself, his teammates and the rest of the country after a terrible fall last year. He made an...

Johaug skied off on top

Norwegian ski queen Therese Johaug ended her long and highly successful skiing career during the weekend, right back where her gold rush really took...

No bans on politics at Holmenkollen

NEWS ANALYSIS: The contrast could hardly be greater: Norwegian athletes were warned to avoid any criticism of China's authoritarian regime or human rights violations...

Sparks flew over ban on Russian skiers

UPDATED:Russia's war on Ukraine was unleashing sports drama in Norway this week, where World Cup competition is finally due to resume in Drammen and...

Oslo’s boss blasts World Cup plans

Oslo's city government leader Raymond Johansen thinks it's "crazy" to even think about hosting World Cup skiing competition at Holmenkollen in March, or an...

Wind and fog cancelled ski jumping

Both the men's and women's annual ski jumping competitions at Oslo's iconic Holmenkollen Ski Jump were cancelled Sunday afternoon. Strong winds and melting snow...

Norwegian skiers lost, jumper won

After a season of near total dominance, Norwegians failed to win either of the long-distance World Cup races for men and women held during...

Drunk teens caused trouble at Holmenkollen

Around 4,500 sports fans and a few troublemakers, many of the latter drunken teenagers, defied public health officials' orders to stay away from the...

Corona spoils the Holmenkollen party

One of Norway's biggest outdoor parties of the year has been spoiled at the last minute, after local authorities ordered a shutdown of all...

Holmenkollen ends with sighs of relief

Organizers of what's now called the annual "Skifest" at Holmenkollen could heave a sigh of relief on Monday. They avoided the serious crowd control...

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