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Olympic torch re-lit, but not OL spirits

It's been 25 years since Norway hosted what even the International Olympic Committee (IOC) boss at the time famously called "the best Olympic Winter...

Biathlon legend reluctantly retires

After standing on the winners' platform 256 times in the course of his 24-year-long sports career, Ole Einar Bjørndalen has reluctantly decided to retire...

‘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...

Men disappointed in OL’s last days

While Norwegian sports fans were cheering their athletes' record medal haul at the Winter Olympics in South Korea, not everyone performed up to expectations....

Olympic glory may prod ‘OL’ in Norway

NEWS ANALYSIS: Norwegians were getting back to work on Monday after a Winter Olympics that surpassed even their high expectations. Skier Marit Bjørgen's own...

Klæbo headed home from a ‘golden OL’

Norway's new wonderboy in skiing, Johannes Høsflot Klæbo, was heading home before the Winter Olympics end this weekend. The 21-year-old sensation on skis decided...

Curling couple wins a medal after all

Norway was set to claim another medal at the Winter Olympics on Thursday, after the Russian winners of a bronze in curling lost it...

Norway wins gold in speed skating

"Thank you Sverre Lunde Pedersen! Thank you Håvard Bøkko! Thank you Simen Spieler Nilsen!" shrieked speed skating commentator Carl Andreas Wold after Norway's men's...

More OL thrills, even in bronze

Norwegian ski queen Marit Bjørgen made history yet again on Wednesday by claiming more medals than any Winter Olympian has before. Her latest was...

Curling uncurled at Olympics

For the first time in years, their fancy pants didn't help much. Norway's men's curling team lost a critical match at the Winter Olympics...

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