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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...

Paralympics ‘king’ home ‘for a rest’

Skier Jesper Saltvik Pedersen could come home to Norway this week as the widely hailed "King" of the Paralympics. By they time they'd ended...

Norwegians won big on the ski trails

Three Norwegian men could stand on the winners' podium after the tough 50-kilometer World Cup ski race at Holmenkollen on Sunday. Norwegians also won...

Johaug skied off on top

Norwegian ski queen Therese Johaug ended her long and highly successful skiing career during the weekend, right back where her gold rush really took...

No bans on politics at Holmenkollen

NEWS ANALYSIS: The contrast could hardly be greater: Norwegian athletes were warned to avoid any criticism of China's authoritarian regime or human rights violations...

Sparks flew over ban on Russian skiers

UPDATED:Russia's war on Ukraine was unleashing sports drama in Norway this week, where World Cup competition is finally due to resume in Drammen and...

Olympic gold rush failed to please

Despite one of the worst run-ups ever to a Winter Olympics with hardly any cheering fans, Norwegian athletes could boast another rush of gold...

Frustration grows at China’s Olympics

Norway led the medals race like usual during China's Winter Olympics' opening weekend, but had fallen to third place by Monday morning and sixth...

Two Olympic skiers test positive

Two of Norway's skiers in the national team bound for the Olympics in Beijing have wound up stuck in isolation at their training camp's...

Campaign brewing for new Olympics

Norwegian sports bureaucrats, some top politicians and skier Therese Johaug are among those talking about the possibility of arranging another Winter Olympics in Norway,...

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