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Even more gold for skater, ski jumpers

Norway won its first-ever Olympic gold medal in team ski jumping on Monday, and its first gold in the 500-meter speed skating event in...

Norway’s greatest Olympic day ever

Medals all but rained down on Norwegian athletes at the Winter Olympics on Thursday. February 15, 2018 will go down as a big day...

Double victory for downhill racers

Sports commentators were screaming on Norwegian radio early Thursday morning after two of Norway's alpine skiing stars swept to victory in the men's downhill...

First women’s alpine medal in 82 years

Ragnhild Mowinckel skied her way into history in the Ladies Giant Slalom at the Winter Olympics. Norwegians woke up Thursday morning to their first...

Drunk staffer expelled from Olympics

A Norwegian man who was part of the Olympic teams' support staff was arrested by police in PyeongChang late Monday night after he caused...

Ski jumper could finally jump for joy

Maren Lundby, from the small town of Kolbu in Norway's rural district of Toten, made her debut on the national women's ski-jumpng team when...

No Olympic Village for Norway’s skiers

South Korean officials built a modern yet traditional Olympic Village to house athletes competing in the Winter Olympics but Norwegian skiers and biathlon athletes...

Medal rush begins, with some irritation

Norwegians grabbed all three spots on the podium for winners of a tough 30-kilometer race at the Winter Olympics in South Korea on Sunday....

Johaug cashes in before comeback

In late 2016, Norwegian skiing star Therese Johaug claimed the only thing motivating her in the midst of controversial doping charges was the prospect...

Experts predict an Olympic gold rush

Norwegian skiing experts are perhaps overly optimistic, but they're predicting that Norway's winter sports athletes will win no less than 50 medals at the...

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