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Corona spurs skiers to suspend races

A decision by champion cross-country skier Johannes Høsflot Klæbo to drop upcoming World Cup races in Davos and Dresden sends "a dramatic signal," claims...

Corona postpones Lillehammer World Cup

Norway's national ski federation NSF confirmed on Thursday that it has to postpone a World Cup skiing and ski jumping competition at Lillehammer in...

‘Don’t downplay Corona illness’

Those who believe the Corona virus isn't any worse than the flu "should have their heads examined," claims top Norwegian jazz musician Nils Petter...

Northug admits to being an ‘idiot’

Norway's former ski champion Petter Northug admitted on Friday to having  a "serious" problem with alcohol, narcotics and pills tied to "hard partying" since...

Northug wins the sympathy card

Norway's "bad boy of skiing," Petter Northug, has proven himself worthy of the title once again after being caught speeding last Thursday night and...

Skier Johaug won on running

UPDATED: Norway's cross-country skiing champion Therese Johaug has now become a track star as well. She proved her strength and sheer stamina at the...

Skiing trophies finally arrive

Several of Norway's winter sports stars have finally been receiving their crystal World Cup trophies this past week, not on winners' podiums but in...

Skiing extremists set new records

Unable to go skiing in the mountains because of anti-Corona bans on overnight stays, several overly eager skiers have gone to extremes in the...

Skiers took crisis home from Tyrol

It isn't migrants, refugees or terrorists who ended up posing the biggest threat and bringing the greatest crisis to Norway since World War II....

Ski resorts shut down immediately

Four of Norway's biggest and most popular alpine skiing resorts (Hemsedal, Trysil, Hafjell and Kvitfjell) shut down all their ski lifts on Thursday. The...

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