News Archive; October 2005


Skjeldal Near All Time Best, Beats Hjelmest in Uphill Event
The uphill event ...
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01. October 2005

30 Athletes Confirmed To Progress to Quarters in XC Sprints
Except the sprint in D...
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03. October 2005

Double Prologue Solution Dropped in XC Sprint
In order to allow for more traditional skiers to take part in the cross-country sprints, it has been expected that 2 spr...
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03. October 2005

Tour de Ski Rules Confirmed, Record Prize Money
The World Cup Committee approved the Tour de Ski rules this weekend, this are some of the key points: Key rules: O...
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03. October 2005

China, Japan and Russia on 2007 XC WC Calendar
The 2006/2007 world cup calendar for cross-country has been proposed and again it is truly an international calendar. ...
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03. October 2005

Ski News from Finland
The First Snow Track in Vuokatti attracted 350 visitors during opening weekend The first snow track in Vuokatti, Finl...
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03. October 2005

Can. Ski News, Women's Ski Jumping Results, Wind Tunnel Testing,
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: October 3, 2005 CANADA'S ATSUKO TANAKA WINS NATION'S SECOND GOLD MEDAL OF SUMMER AT WOMEN'S...
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03. October 2005

Roller Ski News
Communiqu...
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05. October 2005

Teichman and Sommerfeldt Open Season in Dussedorf
The leading German cross-country skiers will take part in the 2005/2006 season opener in Dusseldorf on October 22nd. ...
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05. October 2005

Can. Turgeon Ends Active Skiing Career
CANADIAN ALPINE SKI TEAM...
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07. October 2005

Starting Times and Teams for Dusseldorf 2005
The cross-country sprint in Dusseldorf in 15 days, there have been some changes in starting times with the respect to th...
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07. October 2005

Marcialonga News/2006
-The results of a survey are self-explicative -J...
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07. October 2005

Rotchev, Tchepalova Lead Russians in Dusseldorf XC Opener
The Russians cross-country teams are represented by a "family team" in D...
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07. October 2005

Peter Larsson to Prepare for Dusseldorf on Snow in Sweden
The Swedish sprint cross-country skiers will ski on snow in Idre next week to prepare for the upcoming Dusseldorf events...
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07. October 2005

Roller Ski WC Results 081005
Igor Glushkov, roller ski world cup leader, won the sprint in a roller ski world cup event in France today. Igor Cuny...
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08. October 2005

No Surprises in Norway?s 2005 Dusseldorf Selection
As www.wintersport.as reported earlier this fall Norway...
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10. October 2005

Dusseldorf Update, Fierce Competition i Men?s Class
Norway may have dominated in cross-country sprints the last seasons but Dusseldorf has not been great for Norway the las...
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10. October 2005

Max Rauffer gibt Rücktritt bekannt
Planegg (dsv) Max Rauffer vom SC Leitzachtal beendet seine Karriere als alpiner Skirennfahrer. Der 33-j...
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11. October 2005

Italy Makes 2005 Dusseldorf Selections
These are the Italian teams for the sprint skate cross-country openers in Dusseldorf in 1.5 weeks time: Men: Renat...
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11. October 2005

Can. XC News, Scott Skips Dusseldorf
Canada will send 3 or 4 athletes to the cross-country opener in Dusseldorf October 22nd. Here is a presentation of Ge...
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13. October 2005

Val di Fiemme Ski News
Snow has made its appearance on the Dolomites in the Trentino region and on the peaks surrounding the Val di Fiemme, thu...
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13. October 2005

Swedish Alpine News, Soelden 2005 (Swe.)
Alpin V...
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13. October 2005

Swedish XC Skiers Prepare on Home Snow, Oerstig Out of Season Opener
The Swedish sprint cross-country skiers are currently skiing on a 1.5k loop with snow in Idre. This week...
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13. October 2005

Behle not Optimistic for Germans in Dusseldorf
Jochen Behle, German cross-country head coach, says to www.wintersport.as that he does not believe his German team will ...
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14. October 2005

Larsson and Fredriksson Meet in Swe. XC Opener
The leading Swedish cross-country sprint skiers will run a 1k sprint in Mora on Sunday, it appears the event will be in ...
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14. October 2005

Bystroem and Andersson Win XC Sprint Quali in Sweden
Results from the men...
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16. October 2005

Lind and Andersson Win XC Sprints in Sweden
Bjoern Lind won the men's class in the classic sprint in Mora on Sunday, he was followed by Peter Larsson and Thobias Fr...
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16. October 2005

Lind and Andersson Strong in Swe. XC Sprint Opener
Results and comments from cross-country skate sprints in Mora, Sweden, on Sunday. Bjoern Lind won the qualification, ...
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16. October 2005

More High Altitude for Swedish XC Skiers (Eng. Swe.)
The Swedish cross-country skiers are heading to Val Senales for a 14 days camp at high attitude, a change in police head...
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18. October 2005

Bjoergen Favourite in Dusseldorf, Expect Surprises
The cross-country season will kick off its early start with individual sprint skate events in Dusseldorf, Germany on Sat...
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19. October 2005

Prelim. Start Lists for Dusseldorf 2005
The men`s preliminary start lists for the Dusseldorf this Saturday, sprint skate for women and men: There will be som...
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19. October 2005

Swedish XC News (Swe.)
Jenny Olsson p...
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20. October 2005

Teichmann sick, Skips Dusseldorf
The 2005 men`s cross-country winner Axel Teichmann has a flu and will not take part in the sprint in Dusseldorf on Satur...
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20. October 2005

Swedish XC News For Dus. 2005 (Swe. Eng.(
These are some Swedish cross-country news ahead of the season opener in Dusseldorf this Saturday. It is raining in Du...
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21. October 2005

A Finnish XC Presentation (Comprehensive)
General Finnish Cross-Country Skiing News After last season...
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21. October 2005

XC Dusseldorf Analyses Men`s Sprint Dusseldorf 2005
The men`s class in Dusseldorf this Saturday is really an open event where the major problem may be making it to the quar...
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19. October 2005

Duessldorf 2005 XC Sprint Women`s Start Lists
2The start list for the women`s 800 meters skate sprint qualification in Duesseldorf, Germany on Sauturyay: Qualifica...
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21. October 2005

Start List Men`s XC Skate Sprint Duesseldorf 2005
The men`s start lists for the 1 500 meters cross-country skate sprint in Duesseldorf on Saturday, starting time for the ...
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21. October 2005

Bjoergen Takes Quali in Dusseldorf, Manninen, Paruzzi out
Results and comments from the women`s cross-country skate sprint qualification in Dusseldorf on Saturday. Manninen, S...
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22. October 2005

Sweden Dominates Men`s Sprint Qualification in Dusseldorf
Results from the men`s qualification in the skate sprint in Dusseldorf on Saturday: Men in top 16: Sweden: 6, very...
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22. October 2005

Larsson Takes 4th Win in Duesseldorf
Peter Larsson beat Tor Arne Hetland in a photo finish in the men`s cross-country skate opener in Duesseldorf on Saturday...
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22. October 2005

Bjoergen Wins in Duesseldorf 2005
Marit Bjoergen wom the qualification and cruised through the day to win the women`s cross-country opener in Duesseldorf ...
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22. October 2005

2005 Duesseldorf Results/XC
Full results men`s cross-country Dusseldorf 2005 skate sprint. 1 12 1365663 LARSSON Peter 1978 SWE Qualified ...
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22. October 2005

Swedens Takes Nations Cup Lead in XC
After a very strong showing in the men`s class Sweden has taken the lead in the nations cup standings in cross-country f...
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22. October 2005

2005 Duesseldorf Men`s Team Sprint Analyses
The cross-country men will ski 6X1500 meters skate sprint in Dusseldorf on Sunday, these are the heats and some comments...
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22. October 2005

XC Analyses Women`s Sprint Relay Dusseldorf 2005
The women will run the 6X800 meters cross-country sprint skate in Duesseldorf on Sunday, these are the heats and some co...
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22. October 2005

Pedersen and Bjoergen Win for Norway in Duesseldorf Sprint
Veteran Hilde Pedsersen and Marit Bjoergen cruised to relatively easy victory in the women`s 6X800 meters cross-country ...
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23. October 2005

Norway 2 With Iversen/Kjoelstad Beat Lind and Hetland in XC Team Sprint in Dusseldorf
The men`s 6X1500 meters cross-country skate sprint relay in Dusseldorf on Sunday was won by Norway 2 with Trond Iversen...
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23. October 2005

Maier Beats Miller in Soelden/2005
Results from the men`s giant slalom in Soelden on Sunday: 1 1 50423 MAIER Hermann 1972 AUT 01:08.76 01:08.8...
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23. October 2005

French XC Notes
D...
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23. October 2005

Swedish XC News (Swe.)
Fredriksson och Lind tv...
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23. October 2005

Can XC News
CANADA'S NORDIC WOMEN CRACK TOP-15 IN TEAM SPRINT RELAY -Veteran Sara Renner heads to Italy for final review of Olympi...
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23. October 2005

And. Can Alpine News
OCTOBER 23, 2005 >>BOURQUE AND GRANDI FINISH TOP-NINE IN WORLD CUP SEASON-OPENING GIANT SLALOM Solden, Austria (Oc...
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24. October 2005

German Alpine News from Soelden 2005
Alpiner Weltcup-Auftakt in S...
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24. October 2005

Can. Alpine News
NEW CANADIAN ALPINE SKI TEAM LINE-UP BUILDS ON MOMENTUM TO DOUBLE SIZE OF 2006 OLYMPIC TEAM 26 Veterans to be Joined ...
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24. October 2005

XC News from Finland
FIS races in Saariselk...
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25. October 2005

Elofsson to Miss Another Season?
Sweden's Per Elofsson, the 2001 and 2002 men...
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25. October 2005

Can. Ski News/Grandi, Renner Press Conf.
MEDIA ADVISORY/PHOTO OPPORTUNITY CANADA'S OLYMPIC COUPLE, GRANDI/RENNER, HOLD OPEN HOUSE WITH NATIONAL MEDIA BEFORE H...
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25. October 2005

Elofsson Likely to Quit Career
It now appears likely that Sweden...
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26. October 2005

Per Elofsson Background
Per Elofsson, Sweden Did not race during 2004/2005 season due to injuries/sickness, selected for Sweden's team for 20...
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26. October 2005

Norwegian men?s XC Analyses and Olympic Comments
www.wintersport.as spoke to the men...
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26. October 2005

Elofsson Flat Out Accused of Doping on Swedish Internet Forums
As www.wintersport.as reported earlier today, Sweden...
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26. October 2005

Doping Tests to Increase 45 Percent in Turin 2006
The IOC today announced its strategy for anti-doping controls during the Torino 2006 Olympic Winter Games. As part of th...
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27. October 2005

IOC News/Turin 2006 Update
Spotlight on Turin as Executive Board concludes last meeting of the year The Executive Board (EB) of the Internatio...
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28. October 2005

Italian XC Update and Analyses, Albarello Hopes for 3 Medals in 2006 Games
The Italian cross-country men did not succeed on home soil during the 2003 worlds but get the chance again in the 2006 O...
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28. October 2005

Athletes Support Italy on Doping: IOC, WADA Lobby to Ease Strict Laws
Why such care for those who cheat?' Cross-country ski hero Beckie Scott is livid at the frantic lobbying by Olympic off...
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28. October 2005

Herminator News
Fairytale World Cup Kick-Off in Soelden Hello from Flachau! As usual I would like to use this venue to thank all of...
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29. October 2005

Saarinen and Rodohlebov won first snow events in Saariselkä
First Snow Camp Competitions (classic tec.) in Saariselk...
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30. October 2005

Varis Background on EPO use
Kaisa Varis skied a strong race in Finland today, these are some stories on her doping matters from 2003. Kaisa Varis...
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30. October 2005

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