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Ski jumpers fly onto winners’ podium

Anders Jacobsen, one of Norway's most popular ski jumpers, secured a bronze medal in the World Championships in ski flying on Saturday. On Sunday,...

Ski flying gets a boost

Norway's only major ski jump suitable for ski flying won state funding for expansion this week, just as the country's top ski jumper was...

Sun shone on Holmenkollen

Oslo officials could hardly have hoped for a better grand opening weekend for the new Holmenkollen winter sports complex. The sun came out, crowds...

Holmenkollen ready for action

After years of planning, arguing, celebrations and budget scandals, the new Holmenkollen Ski Jump was set to receive thousands of sports fans and athletes...

Taking the shine off Holmenkollen

NEWS COMMENTARY: The emotional outpouring over a skier's misguided jump this week has amounted to one of those "only in Norway" sorts of stories....

Debate flies over ban on ski jumper

One of Norway's top ski jumpers has been banned from competing in two World Cup events this weekend, after he spoiled the ceremonial opening...

Sagen first in people’s hearts

Norway's pioneering female ski jumper Anette Sagen drew cheers at Holmenkollen Wednesday evening when she became the first person to officially soar off the...

‘Pioneer’ to jump first off new Holmenkollen

Anette Sagen, Norway's top female ski jumper, was chosen to be the first person to officially jump off Oslo's new Holmenkollen Ski Jump when...

Ski jumpers win bronze medal

He soared through the air, if not with the greatest of ease, at least on his way to victory. Anders Jacobsen from Hønefoss helped clinch the...

Northug, ski jumpers disappoint

There were no new gold medals for Norway on Saturday, nor any medals at all for that matter. Norwegian fans pinned their hopes on Petter...

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