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High hopes for new ice princess

UPDATED: Anne Line Gjersem skips lightly over the ice, despite the heavy load of shouldering a country's Olympic hopes. The 20-year-old is Norway's first...

Speed skaters failed to shine

Norway hosted the European Championships in speed skating in the iconic Vikingskipet arena in Hamar over the weekend, but the event failed to generate...

Norway loses the legendary ‘Hjallis’

Norwegian sports fans were mourning the death on Wednesday of legendary speed skater Hjalmar "Hjallis" Andersen, who won three gold medals during the Winter...

Artistic salute to Sonja Henie

Tributes got underway this weekend to Norwegian skating and film star Sonja Henie, widely viewed as Norway's biggest international celebrity ever. She also left...

Skaters took over Mjøsa

More than 300 skaters covered long distances on Norway's biggest lake, Mjøsa, over the weekend, at the Norway Skating Festival på Mjøsisen. Many participants...

New skating star is born

A teenager from Asker, west of Oslo, took the skating world by storm over the weekend and is now enjoying plenty of accolades at...

Search ends for new skating coach

Norway's speed skaters needed a new, diplomatic coach quickly, and skating officials found him in Bergen. A long-simmering drama around former coach Peter Mueller...

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