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Drunken youth and wind plagued Holmenkollen Ski Festival, again

Brawls, intoxicated teenagers and strong winds caused trouble at the annual Holmenkollen Ski Festival in the hills above Oslo on Saturday. Police were calling...

Ski resorts profit on all the snow

Norwegians are growing weary of all the snow and subzero temperatures lately, but Norway's ski resorts are welcoming this winter with open arms. The...

Skiing federation ‘sorry’ Braathen quit over conflict

Norway's national skiing federation (Norges Skiforbund) claims it's "extremely surprised and sorry" that one of its top downhill racers, Lucas Braathen, abruptly quit the...

Women to race 50 kilometers at Holmenkollen

Oslo's Holmenkollen Ski Festival gets underway on Thursday and is set to make history on Sunday: 71 years after women were first allowed to...

Norwegians hailed US skier’s gold medal

After all the rumbling about Scandinavian domination at the World Nordic Ski Championships going on in Slovenia, Norwegian athletes and fans were genuinely delighted...

Norway dominates skiing World Championships, again

Norway has once again been leading the pack at the Nordic World Ski Championships that began last week in Planica, Slovenia. Norwegian domination of...

Former ski queen starting a family

UPDATED: Therese Johaug took over as Norway's reigning ski queen after Marit Bjørgen tried to retire from the sport. Now Johaug has also "retired"...

Climate protests target oil industry

Norway was the target of more climate protests heading into the weekend, with Norwegian oil and energy company Equinor getting most of the blame....

Biathlon season opener under fire

Norway's biathlon federation has been accused of sending the wrong climate signals, after mild weather threatened this weekend's season opener for the sport that...

Three killed in another avalanche

Three skiers were killed Thursday afternoon in another avalanche at Lyngen in Troms, Northern Norway. They were in a group of nine skiers, mostly...

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