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Ski jumping faded into the fog

Norway's pioneer female ski jumper Anette Sagen was furious after Friday's important ski jumping competition at the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships in Oslo....

Olympic boss suffers heart attack

Gerhard Heiberg, the former Norwegian boss of the successful Olympics at Lillehammer who went on to join the International Olympic Committee (IOC), underwent surgery...

All eyes on Åsne for Ski-VM

With hundreds of thousands of spectators descending on Oslo over the next two weeks for the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships 2011 (known as...

Ski-VM 2011 finally underway

Neither snow nor sleet nor a sudden (and fortunately short) breakdown of Oslo's public transit metro line would ruin the start of the FIS...

Ski jumping coach in court

The coach of the Norwegian men's ski jumping team reportedly has a heavy foot on the gas pedal when driving. He's had numerous fines...

Ski-VM to profit despite unsold seats

There were still 75,000 tickets available this week to the Nordic World Ski Championships (Ski-VM 2011) that starts in Oslo on Wednesday,  and only...

Debate continues over Ski-VM 2011

As Oslo warms up for this week's opening of the FIS Nordic World Ski Championships (Ski-VM 2011), criticism and conflicts over the event are...

Oslo all abuzz before Ski-VM

Construction workers and craftsmen have been in full swing along Oslo's main boulevard through downtown, Karl Johans Gate, to prepare for Wednesday's opening of...

Jumpers fly off world’s biggest

NEW WORLD RECORDS: Norway can now boast the world's biggest ski jump, and it's NOT Holmenkollen, which is getting the most attention these days....

Sparks fly over ski jumpers’ sponsor

The Norwegian women's national ski jumping team is catching flak even before the winter season gets underway.  Sports bureaucrats have approved its sponsorship by...

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