News Archive; October 2001


Transjurasienne, The Roller Ski Version
The roller ski part of the Transjurasienne was held on Sunday, Laurent Montfort won the men's class ahead of biathlete G...
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01. October 2001

Wiedhoezl Records Second Title
Andreas Widhoelzl recorded his second Austrian title on Sunday by winning the Austrian summer ski jumping championship i...
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01. October 2001

Martin Koukal Reports from The Chech Rebublic
Martin Koukal, the talented Chech skier, has written to us about his summer and fall.To view more information about him ...
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01. October 2001

Olympic Presentations, 30k Cross Country
Background men’s 30k cross country:Facts: 30k cross country mass start menSoldier HallowFebruary 9th, 200209:00 to...
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02. October 2001

Canceled IOC Sports-Science Congress May Be Added to U.S. Event Next Year
An international sports-science congress, originally scheduled to be held in Salt Lake City just days after the terr...
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02. October 2001

SLOC Wants Waiver From FAA to Allow It to Meet Athletes, VIPs at Airport Gates
Olympic organizers want a special waiver from airport security restrictions so that visiting VIPs, athletes and othe...
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02. October 2001

Sommerfeldt Reports on Fall Tests
Rene Sommerfeldt, the talented German cross country skier with a silver from the 50k in Lahti, reports on his home page....
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02. October 2001

Nesten frisk
Forkj...
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02. October 2001

Elofsson and Schmitt in FIS Athletics Commision
The FIS Athletics Commision has been selected for the next period. The cross country skiers will be represented by Swed...
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02. October 2001

Verdenius to Ski All Distances
Jan Verdenius, the Dutch born Norwegian cross country skier who won last season’s sprint world cup, has won severa...
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02. October 2001

Elofsson; No Problems This Summer
Per Elofsson, recording 2 world championship gold medals and the overall world cup last season, has enjoyed a great summ...
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03. October 2001

Alsgaard Fit, Trains 3 Times a Day
Thomas Alsgaard says he is more fit than ever, if you feel you have heard that before, you are probably right.Yet Alsgaa...
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03. October 2001

Stecher Austrain Champion NC
Mario Stecher won the summer version of the Austrian Nordic combined sprint championship. The top 5 below. Stecher also ...
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03. October 2001

NY "PERSJ" PÅ ILA-TESTEN
FORMEN P...
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03. October 2001

'72 Games changed us forever
Talking about the terror and the Olympics, the 1972 games did experience terror close on. Please view this story from th...
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03. October 2001

Tickets Available for the Olympics
New tickets to the hottest Olympic events are ready for purchase — the only catch is you have to have special...
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03. October 2001

Olympic Tickets Available
New tickets to the hottest Olympic events are ready for purchase — the only catch is you have to have special...
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03. October 2001

Olympic Presentations, 15k Cross Country/Women, First Mass Start
The 15k for women was first introduced in 1992. The 2002 Olympics is the first time a mass start race is held for women ...
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04. October 2001

World Loppet News, Marcialonga
The 2002 editions of Minimarcialonga and Marcialonga Stars will be held on January 26th in the cross-country ski stadium...
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04. October 2001

Bjørndalen Impressed by Formula One Drivers
Ole Einar Bj...
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04. October 2001

Lahti 2001 in Surplus Despite Doping Charges
The world championships in track and field in Edmonton this summer did not draw a full crowd, well that was the problem ...
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04. October 2001

Bjørndalen Impressed by Formula One Drivers
Ole Einar Bj...
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04. October 2001

Herminator Report
Its been almost 6 week since my accident and today was the first time I stopped by at my friends at the FANshop. We live...
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04. October 2001

Canadian Alpine Skiers Qualified for Olympics
For the upcoming Olympic games, a total of nine CAST members have already qualified for Salt Lake. They include: Dave An...
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05. October 2001

Austrian Alpine Report
The world's strongest team will begin the season without Hermann Maier, forced to temporarily step out because of his mo...
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05. October 2001

Sweden to Skip World Cup Races
Sweden's cross country team lead by Mathias Fredriksson and Per Elofsson, will not ski any world cup races after Christm...
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05. October 2001

Bjørndalen Aims to Improve in all Aspects
Ole Einar Bj...
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05. October 2001

Ole Einar Seeking Improvements
Ole Einar Bj...
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05. October 2001

Games Security Beefed Up
Congressional leaders have pledged to pour millions of additional dollars into security efforts to thwart terrorism ...
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05. October 2001

Scandinavian ski news, snow in Sweden
Ola Berget, Norwegian waxer for Johann Muhlegg and a part of the Muhlegg team, says he is optimistic on Muhlegg’s ...
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05. October 2001

Skari Favorite, Russia Dominant
Make no mistakes, even though Bente Skari may be the favorite in the women's 10k in the 2002 Olympics, Russia has been t...
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06. October 2001

Sales called 'strong' on Games tickets
The first Olympic tickets to be newly released for sale since last month's terrorist attacks are moving faster than...
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06. October 2001

Daehlie en route in hunting season
Bj...
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06. October 2001

No Canadien combined athletes in the Olympics??
Canada still is struggling in Nordic Combined. The numbers of active participants helps to explain our situation.Three a...
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06. October 2001

Muhlegg and Belmondo with New Records on Rollerski
Another victory for Stefania Belmondo and Johann Muhlegg on roller ski this Sunday in Italy.13.5 km. From Feltre to Croc...
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08. October 2001

Osrblie-SVK Impoves on Roller Ski Courses
In the beginning of last week a further part of the asphalt course for roller skis have been opened and set into operati...
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08. October 2001

Nordic Combined; Controversy in Qualification Format
Nordic combined committee and executive board held their meetings in Zurich on Saturday.Individual competition is from n...
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08. October 2001

NC Summer GP 2002, Most Events in Germany
Summer Grand Prix-races 2002 will be held between 23th August and 1st of September. Germany has applied for 4 races, als...
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08. October 2001

US Ski Jumping News
Olympian and local favorite Casey Colby (Lake Placid), who retired after the 1999 season, took a possible step back towa...
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08. October 2001

Muhlegg Beats Fredriksson's Record by 50 Seconds
Johann Muhlegg was very pleased after his win on 11k uphill classic roller ski this weekend. In the 11k/800 meters hight...
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08. October 2001

Ski Duathlon to be Introduced in World Cup 2002
The cross country world will experience 3 new events in the Olympics this winter, the mass start, the 2 race/one winner...
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08. October 2001

Marcialonga Into the World Cup Schedule
The cross country world will indeed face a volatile schedule in the 2001/2002 season, there will be sprint races, ski du...
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08. October 2001

Alsgaard more fit than ever says Mikkelsplass
Thomas Alsgaard has trained significantly more this year than the last 3 years, this according to Paal Gunner Mikkelspla...
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09. October 2001

To Qualify for Norway in XC, Better Win WC Races
To qualify for the Norwegian men’s classic cross country team for the Olympics will certainly not be an easy task....
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09. October 2001

U23 in Cross Country, no Official Championships yet
There may in the future be held U23 (age under 23) championships for cross country skiers. Test races may be held in Va...
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09. October 2001

Skjelbreid Poiree Aims for Olympics
Liv Grete Skjelbreid Poiree, the leading Norwegian biathlete, despite having been sick the last week, says she is very w...
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09. October 2001

Skjelbreid Poiree Aims for Olympics
Liv Grete Skjelbreid Poiree, the leading Norwegian biathlete, despite having been sick the last week, says she is very w...
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09. October 2001

German Biathletes Struggle with Injuries and Sickness
The leading German men’s biathlon team is reportedly struggling with injuries and sickness ahead of their schedule...
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09. October 2001

German Biathletes Struggle with Injuries and Sickness
The leading German men’s biathlon team is reportedly struggling with injuries and sickness ahead of their schedule...
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09. October 2001

Group to give up site on Web
Saying it didn't want to fight an "overbearing corporation" like the Salt Lake Organizing Committee, the Utah Anim...
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10. October 2001

So far, sponsors stand fast for Olympics
Olympic sponsors aren't cutting back their support for the 2002 Winter Games because of last month's terrorist atta...
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10. October 2001

Romney, Rogge talk Games
Matt Romney tried to make his meeting with the new International Olympic Committee president sound like business as...
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10. October 2001

More Nations Wanted for XC World Cup
Cross country has made a lot of efforts of late to improve on its popularity over the last year, including the use of sp...
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10. October 2001

Waxers Aaland and Langli Back With Norway
Per Knut Aaaland, leading waxer for the Norwegian cross country team, will join the team after all this winter. Aaland w...
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10. October 2001

Swenson Back at Soldier Hollow Camp, US XC News
Only two-time Olympian Marcus Nash (Fryeburg, ME) is among the missing as the cross country team completes a dryland cam...
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11. October 2001

Sales of Olympic Tickets Brisk Despite Attacks, Hit $167 Million
Olympic ticket sales last week reached roughly $3 million when 70,000 new seats were offered up by the Salt Lake Org...
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11. October 2001

Broad Olympic Programs Call for Broad Teams
The broad Olympic cross country programs will make it a tradeoff for most nations to select teams for each individual di...
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11. October 2001

Prosecutor, FBI agent taken off Oly bribe case
A federal prosecutor assigned to the Olympic bribery scandal on Wednesday denied news reports he has been removed ...
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11. October 2001

U23 Races in Cross Country Scheduled
There will indeed be a youth championships for cross country skiers in 2002, Val di Fiemme, Italy has been chosen as the...
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11. October 2001

Lajunen and Gottwald to get more Prize Money
The Nordic combined athletes will have an 50 percent increase in prize money for the 2001/2002 season. The top 10 ahtle...
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12. October 2001

Nor.Head Coach in NC Granheim looking forward to olympic season
The Norwegian nordic combined team is at the moment having a training camp in France, in Courchevel and Tignes. The team...
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12. October 2001

US Ski Jumping News
Four young skiers, including three 18-year-olds who were on the squad a year ago, have been named to the U.S. Ski Jumpin...
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12. October 2001

Frode Andresen to Challenge Alsgaard in Season Opener
Frode Andresen, leading Norwegian biathlete and a recognized cross country skier, says he may ski the season opener for ...
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12. October 2001

Bjørndalen and Andresen Welcome to ski XC WC
The Norwegian biathlon teams do enjoy great conditions in Tignes, France, says head coach Slokvik. He says they enjoy v...
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12. October 2001

Alpine Update
Austria's Meissnitzer may be forced to skip the world cup opener due to continued knee problems.Lasse Kjus and Kjetil Aa...
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12. October 2001

Airlines Put Speedskaters' Blades on Ice
No blades on board. In the aftermath of the Sept. 11 attacks on New York and Washington, D.C., globe-trotting speeds...
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12. October 2001

PLASTSESONGEN SNART FERDIG!
Vi har hatt noen kjempefine dager her i Frankrike. I morgen avslutter vi ...
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12. October 2001

Olympic Presentations, 10k Classic Women
10k classic womenSoldier HallowFebruary 12th, 200209:00 to 13:30 local time 17:00 to 21:30 CETThe 10k event for wome...
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13. October 2001

234 Olympic Medals up for Grabs
The 2002 Olympics will offer lots of new opportunities, there will be a total of 78 events and this 234 medals to be dis...
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16. October 2001

Men's Cross Country, Norway most Golds since 1924
The men’s cross country has been on the Olympic program since 1924, first we had the 18k and the 50k, relay was in...
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16. October 2001

Norway's XC Teams in Val Senales
Norway’s cross country teams will spend the main part of October (17 days) in Val Senales.The team will live at 20...
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16. October 2001

Olympic Presentations, 20k Biathlon Men
The 20k individual biathlon for men was introduced with biathlon in the 1960 Olympics in Squaw Valley, USA. 20k biathlon...
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16. October 2001

Olympic Presentations, 20k Biathlon Men
The 20k individual biathlon for men was introduced with biathlon in the 1960 Olympics in Squaw Valley, USA. 20k biathlon...
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16. October 2001

Raich Austrian Hope in Slalom and GS
Austrian Benjamin Raich is one of leading men's favorites in the slalom and the giant slalom in the upcoming alpine seas...
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16. October 2001

KJEMPESAMLING!
Samlingen her i Frankrike har v...
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16. October 2001

Skaardal Hopes Norway will Regain Slalom Title
Atle Skaardal, the Norwegian alpine men’s chief of sport, is optimistic ahead of the alpine season opener next wee...
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17. October 2001

Havuja-team offers economical and mental support
Two years ago Havuja-project was launched in Finnish cross country skiing.The goal was to bring Finnish women skiers bac...
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17. October 2001

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