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Rain, fog, drunks plagued ‘skifest’

It was supposed to be a festive winter sports party, but this year's Holmenkollen Ski Festival in Oslo turned into a foggy, wet and, by...

Mild winters put ski events at risk

As this weekend's Holmenkollen Ski Festival unfolds in the hills above Oslo, it's become increasingly clear that organizing such major winter sports events has become...

Ski jump took in overnight guests

Two couples, one from Norway and one from the Colorado in the US, have now checked out after they each spent a unique night at...

Polish fans ‘saved’ Holmenkollen party

Most of the cheering at the annual World Cup ski jumping competition at Holmenkollen in Oslo on Sunday came once again from enthusiastic Polish...

Sun shines again on Holmenkollen

Organizers of this year's annual Holmenkollen Ski Festival were counting on sunny skies, appearances by victorious skiing celebrities and some new events to boost attendance...

Ski jumping pioneer retires

Ski jumper Anette Sagen, one of the most pioneering athletes in Norwegian history, has announced that she's retiring from the sport she fought long and...

Ski festival forced to drop vodka ads

Norway's professional cross-country skiers have been racing through the season with ads plastered all over their uniforms, including one for a Russia vodka maker...

Holmenkollen offers a room with a view

The ski association responsible for operating Oslo's Holmenkollen Ski Jump has resorted to a new means of promoting the landmark, which has a history...

Bjørndalen drops biathlon World Cup

Oslo is hosting biathlon World Cup races at Holmenkollen this week, but home-grown hero Ole Einar Bjørndalen isn't coming. After some disappointing results recently,...

Artist finds King Olav V’s ski pole

A statue of King Olav V at Oslo's Holmenkollen ski arena will get back on track after its missing ski pole was found. Staff noticed...

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