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New ski-jumping star is born

Marius Lindback has made headlines in Norway for the past week, after the 21-year-old from Rælingen made some spectacular ski jumps during the annual...

NRK loses rights to air winter sports

State-financed Norwegian Broadcasting (NRK) couldn't bid high enough to secure the Nordic broadcasting rights to large portions of World Cup and World Championship winter...

Holmenkollen ends with sighs of relief

Organizers of what's now called the annual "Skifest" at Holmenkollen could heave a sigh of relief on Monday. They avoided the serious crowd control...

Police tackle chaos at Holmenkollen

Tens of thousands of winter sports fans are expected to head up to the Holmenkollen Ski Festival in Oslo this weekend, not least to...

Gold rush rolls on for Norway’s skiers

Maren Lundby's gold medal in women's ski jumping on Wednesday kept Norway firmly in the lead at the World Championships in Seefeld, Austria. So...

Holmenkollen to fend off more ‘fylla’

UPDATED: More crowds and sports fans headed up to Holmenkollen in Oslo over the weekend, for World Cup biathlon competition. Organizers promised that they...

‘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...

Crowd chaos at Holmenkollen

Enormous crowds and public drunkenness created what police described as "pure chaos" at the annual Holmenkollen Ski Festival in Oslo on Saturday. Intoxicated and...

Holmenkollen drew Olympic stars

UPDATED: Winter sports stars gathered in Oslo over the weekend for the annual Holmenkollen Ski Festival. One of them was attracting more attention, and...

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....

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