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A guide to skiing around Oslo

UPDATED: With thousands of kilometers of prepared ski trails around the Norwegian capital, skiing is a popular winter activity among Oslo-area residents. Newsinenglish.no offers some...

Fewer back an Olympics in Oslo

A new survey indicates that just 42 percent of Oslo's residents are now positive towards the prospect of the city organizing the Winter Olympics...

Cross-country queen secures reign

Norwegian ski queen Therese Johaug retained her crown when the season officially kicked off over the weekend with the first cross-country (langrenn) races at...

Northug weary of his own celebrity

Petter Northug, Norway's sometimes surly skiing star, reportedly is getting tired of his celebrity status at home. The coach of the men's cross-country ski...

Sports leaders want Olympics in Oslo

Cheering crowds and Norwegians out in front at last winter's Nordic World Ski Championships in Oslo were all it took for local sports bureaucrats...

Brand new ski jump full of mistakes

Oslo's new Holmenkollen Ski Jump opened just in time for last winter's Nordic Skiing World Championships, after enormous budget overruns and political controversy. Now...

Olympic efforts underway

Sports boosters and skiing bureaucrats seem to be moving forward with efforts to attract another Winter Olympics to Norway. A recent public opinion poll...

Ski-VM refunds tickets

Around 2,000 skiing fans who missed the skiing world championship (Ski-VM) events they had tickets for, because of transport chaos on February 26, will...

Not easy being a Swede in Norway

NEWS ANALYSIS: When Norwegian skiing star Petter Northug flaunted his prowess and tried to humiliate his Swedish arch rival at the world championships last...

Gold fever rises to Olympic pitch

The flags had barely come down at Holmenkollen on Sunday before the calls started going out that Oslo should bid for a new Winter...

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