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Sunday’s golden start went downhill

Norwegian sports fans had a golden start to the day on Sunday, when Kjetil Jansrud from Vinstra in Gudbrandsdalen skied what many called a...

Swedish rivals triumph in relay

The Norwegian women's cross country team couldn't shake off its losing streak on Saturday morning, finishing a disappointing fifth place in the 20 kilometre...

Beaten on slopes, trails and tracks

UPDATED: Norway's Olympic team suffered more devastating blows over the weekend, also after the ladies' cross-country gold medal favourites limped home to a disappointing...

Disappointing Friday for Norway

Norway's winter athletes failed to impress at the Sochi Olympics on Friday, missing out on medals in the men's super combined skiing, women's individual...

Solberg ‘direct’ with Russian PM

Norway's Prime Minister Erna Solberg said she was "not the most diplomatic" when she met with the Russian Prime Minister Dimitrij Medvedev on Friday...

Sparks fly around artist Melgaard

NEWS ANALYSIS: Celebrated but controversial, Bjarne Melgaard is today considered by many to be Norway’s most important living visual artist, and lately he's been...

Polish depose Norway ski queen

In a the midst of a disappointing day for Norway, Polish cross country skier Justyna Kowalczyk decisively ended the reign of Norwegian champion Marit...

Solberg opted for Olympics in Sochi

Prime Minister Erna Solberg headed for the Winter Olympics in Sochi this week, adding to Norway's "official" presence at the Games where Norway already...

Norway still claims most medals

Norwegian athletes managed to stay on top of the statistics for winning the most medals at the Winter Olympics in Sochi on Wednesday, but...

Northug dumped from Friday’s race

Petter Northug, Norway's sometimes surly skiing star who left the national team to train on his own, won't be skiing in Friday's 15-kilometer race...

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