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Norway wins first Sochi Paralympics gold

Mariann Vestbøstad Marthinsen won Norway's first gold medal at the Winter Paralympics in Sochi on Wednesday in the seated cross country ski sprint. Marthinsen...

TV2 won on Olympic broadcasts

Norway's nationwide commercial television channel TV2, which won the rights to broadcast the  Winter Olympics for the first time this year, reported strong ratings...

Cheers died down on OL’s last day

Norway's last day of Olympic competition didn't elicit anywhere near the cheers of its first day, with the men's cross-country team losing out to...

Norway wins ALL the medals in 30K

A trio of unstoppable Norwegian skiers claimed the gold, the silver and the bronze medals in one of the toughest events at the Winter...

Slalom sensation offset biathlon woes

"Thanks Mom! Thanks Dad! I'll call home right away!" Those were among the first words from 19-year-old Norwegian alpine skier Henrik Kristoffersen when he...

Speed skaters ‘collapsed’ in Sochi

Norway's once-mighty speed skaters, both men and women, were heading home from the Olympics bitterly disappointed by their performance. Calls were issued, also by...

Norway’s bronze followed Ukraine gold

Norwegian skiers claimed yet another medal at the Winter Olympics in Sochi on Friday, with their king and queen cheering in the stands. Their...

Ice princess wins hearts, not medals

Norway's first female Olympic figure skater in 50 years was never going to be a medal hope after just scraping into Thursday's finals, but...

Graabak grabs even more gold

Norway's Jørgen Graabak held off Germany in a sprint to the finish line, securing the top podium position in the Nordic Combined Team Large...

Bjørndalen joins embattled IOC

Norway's Olympic champion Ole Einar Bjørndalen has been voted into the athletes' group of the much-criticized International Olympic Committee (IOC). It's been widely speculated...

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