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Campaign brewing for new Olympics

Norwegian sports bureaucrats, some top politicians and skier Therese Johaug are among those talking about the possibility of arranging another Winter Olympics in Norway,...

Speed skater Sverre soars

Amidst all the hype of the Nordic Skiing World Championships that ended over the weekend, another Norwegian winter sports star has been winning medals...

Sonja Henie back in the spotlight

She ranked as among the most internationally famous Norwegians, but wasn't very popular at home. A new film about ice skating star Sonja Henie...

Norwegians still winning in winter

Two weeks after Norwegians dominated the Winter Olympics in South Korea they were back winning again at major winter sporting events over the weekend....

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....

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...

No more ‘X Games’ in Oslo

Oslo taxpayers won't be paying for another winter "X Games" this year, after city politicians turned down the organizers' funding requests. The organizers are now trying to...

Ex-OL boss rises from the sewers

Eli Grimsby, who led the failed effort to win support for a Winter Olympics in Oslo, won't be returning to her old job working in...

Ice princess wins hearts, not medals

Norway's first female Olympic figure skater in 50 years was never going to be a medal hope after just scraping into Thursday's finals, but...

First figure skating final in 50 years

A Swedish slip-up during the ladies' short program on Wednesday night secured Norwegian figure skater Anne Line Gjersem a spot in Thursday's free skating...

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