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Police tackle chaos at Holmenkollen

Tens of thousands of winter sports fans are expected to head up to the Holmenkollen Ski Festival in Oslo this weekend, not least to...

Man held after murder at Holmenkollen

A Latvian man in his 30s who lives in Hamar was in police custody this week, charged with fatally stabbing a colleague while taking...

Holmenkollen to fend off more ‘fylla’

UPDATED: More crowds and sports fans headed up to Holmenkollen in Oslo over the weekend, for World Cup biathlon competition. Organizers promised that they...

‘Kollen’ shame hurts Olympic hopes

Norway's biggest annual winter sports weekend ended with Norwegians winning most everything, but leaving them stunned and shamed by drunk- and disorderly conduct among...

Crowd chaos at Holmenkollen

Enormous crowds and public drunkenness created what police described as "pure chaos" at the annual Holmenkollen Ski Festival in Oslo on Saturday. Intoxicated and...

Holmenkollen drew Olympic stars

UPDATED: Winter sports stars gathered in Oslo over the weekend for the annual Holmenkollen Ski Festival. One of them was attracting more attention, and...

Ski jump’s costs soar, bailout sought

Oslo's Holmenkollen Ski Jump is called a "national facility," but it's long been a drain on the city's finances. Now Oslo officials are reviving...

Skiers get to test experts’ tracks

A lack of snow in the hills and forests above Oslo hasn't allowed organizers to prepare the traditional trails for this weekend's long, popular ski race...

Johaug left rivals in the fog

Skiing star Therese Johaug put on another show of strength and skill on Sunday, and continued the Norwegians' winning streak this season. Her smashing...

Sundby now writes ski history himself

Norwegian skiing ace Martin Johnsrud Sundby wrote an essay on the history of skiing 21 years ago, when he was in the fifth grade....

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