News Archive; October 2006


Manninen and Joutsen won the World Cup qualification races in Vuokatti
Pirjo Manninen and Jari Joutsen won the sprint races, which also were a qualifacation race for Düsseldorf World Cup open...
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01. October 2006

And Nor. XC Teams for Dusseldorf 06/07
Finland made their selections for Dusseldorf this weekend, the story below features the expected Norwegian men that are ...
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01. October 2006

Eckhoff Beats Svartedal in Duathlon
Biathlete Stain Eckhoff won the Norwegian duathlon championships this weekend. Jens Arne Svartedal followed in 2nd. T...
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01. October 2006

US XC Notes 021006, 06 Dusseldorf Teams
The US will send 3 men to the men’s cross-country opener in Dusseldorf in late October, these are: Andy Newell Torin...
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02. October 2006

Kostelic Likely to Skip 06/07 Season
Several sources comfirm to www.wintersport.as that there are clear indications that Janica Kostelic, the 2006 women’s al...
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02. October 2006

Bjoergen, Gjoemle, Solli Tight in Sprint Test in Norway
The Norwegian cross-country women ran a classic sprint roller ski test in Steinkjaer this weekend. Most of the course...
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02. October 2006

CANADA TO HOST WORLD'S TOP YOUTH AND JUNIOR BIATHLETES IN 2009
- Refurbished Canmore Nordic Centre site of 2009 Youth/Junior World Biathlon Championships - Canmore, Alta. - Biathlo...
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02. October 2006

Piller Cottrer and Savialova Record Roller Ski Victories
Roller ski results from Italy on Sunday, 12k, 800 meters climb: Women’s results further down: Thanks to: www.skiti...
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02. October 2006

Bjoergen Looking for 4th Win in Dusseldorf
Norway’s Marit Bjoergen, the winner of 3 out the 4 sprint world cup events held in Dusseldorf, will head the Norwegian t...
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02. October 2006

Bardal, Romoeren Best in Overhof Summer GP Qualification
There was training and qualification today in Oberhof ahead of the last event in the ski jumping GP summer series to be ...
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02. October 2006

Malysz Wins Summer GP in Oberhof 2006
Results from the ski jumping summer series in Oberhof, Germany, on Tuesday. This was the last event of the 2006 summer s...
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03. October 2006

AUCLAIR NAMED SUPPLIER TO U.S. FREESTYLE AND NORDIC SKI TEAMS
PARK CITY, Utah (Oct. 4) - Paris Glove of Canada is pleased to announce its agreement with the U.S. Ski and Snowboard As...
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04. October 2006

Katja Beer Ends Career
Having failed to qualify for the German women’s world cup team, Katja Beer has decided to end her career at age 29. I...
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04. October 2006

Cross-Country:„Nations Boxes“ and feeding stations will be tested
In its first meeting under the supervision of the newly-appointed Chairman Vegard Ulvang (NOR), the Cross-Country Execut...
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04. October 2006

Nordic Combined: „Nordic Combined Compact“ to premiere in March
The Executive Board of the Nordic Combined Committee focused in its Zurich meeting on evaluating the past summer season,...
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04. October 2006

XC News and Changes for 07 and Beyond
Below please find the more important news and developments from FIS regarding cross-country for the next seasons. Mos...
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05. October 2006

BILL MAROLT TO BE INDUCTED INTO UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO SPORTS HALL OF FAME
BOULDER, Colo. (Oct. 4) - Bill Marolt, president and CEO of the U.S. Ski and Snowboard Association since 1996, will be i...
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05. October 2006

Mika Myllyla Interview from www.skisport.ru
This interview with Mika Myllyla based on questions from the public was published on the site www.skisport.ru in septemb...
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06. October 2006

Olympic Champion Skips WC Opener
The Canadian cross-country skiers will very likely drop the cross-country opener in Dusseldorf in late October Canadian ...
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06. October 2006

Canada With Large Team in Soelden 06
These are the Canadian teams for the giant slalom events in Soelden in late October. MALE 102814 Bourque, Franco...
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07. October 2006

US Ski Notes/Ski Jumping/071006
JUMPING SUPERTOUR ZOOMS INTO LAKE PLACID OLYMPIC VILLAGE PARK CITY, Utah (Oct. 6) - The USSA Ski Jumping SuperTour wi...
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07. October 2006

Swedish Alpine Notes 061006 (Swe.)
Alpin pressinfo: Kriterier för VM-uttagningar VM-säsongen startar om 3 veckor och perioden med den sista uppladdninge...
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06. October 2006

CANADIAN ALPINE SKI TEAM FINDS WINNING AERODYNAMICS
Canada’s top ski racers use GM’S sophisticated laboratory to refine racing technique in preparation for the coming seaso...
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07. October 2006

Kuenzel and Bauer Win German Fall Tests
Claudia Kuenzel won a 5k cross-country run in Oberhof, Germany, on Saturday. Viola Bauer followed 34 seconds behind with...
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07. October 2006

Second straight win for Jones, leads Art Devlin Cup
LAKE PLACID, N.Y. (Oct. 7) - Two-time Olympian Clint Jones (Steamboat Springs, CO) easily made it two ski jumping SuperT...
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09. October 2006

Bauer, Kuenzel Wins German XC Tests, Teichmann Fast on Roller Ski
Germany ran cross-country running and roller ski tests this weekend: Sunday saw pursuit events based on cross-country...
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09. October 2006

Hilde Nor. SJ Summer Champion
Results from the Norwegian summer ski jumping chanpionhips this weekend: Tom Hilde Asker Skiklubb Kollenhopp 259.6 75...
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09. October 2006

2007 USSA CROSS COUNTRY SUPERTOUR BEGINS NOV. 24-25
Total purse of $130,000 over 26 races PARK CITY, Utah (Oct. 9) - The 2007 USSA Cross Country SuperTour will have 26 r...
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10. October 2006

Russia with Sprint Team in Dusseldorf
Russia has a cross-country sprint team season and these athletes are likely coming to Dusseldorf in late October. Wom...
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10. October 2006

US Ski Notes 101006
NINE OLYMPIANS NOMINATED FOR INAUGURAL ACTION SPORTS AWARDS Winners to be decided by public online voting and panel of ...
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10. October 2006

Old Pursuit Coming Back as Combined Event in XC
A combined event, consisting of a sprint event and an all-round event, looks likely to enter the cross-country agenda ei...
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10. October 2006

Swedish Head Coach Takes Cautious Approach to Dusseldorf Opener
www.wintersport.as spoke to Sweden’s head coach Inge Braathen today on how he is viewing his team’s chances in Dusseldor...
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11. October 2006

Estonian Teams for Dusseldorf 2006
These men will represent Estonia in Dusseldorf 2006: Anti Saarepuu Priit Narusk Erkki Jallai Peeter Kümmel Timo ...
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11. October 2006

Dementiev Wins Roller Ski in Russia
The Olympic champion of Turin-2006 won a skiroller cup-final of Russia. The skiroller world champion lost to the Oly...
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11. October 2006

Athletes before the season: Cross-Country World Cup winner Tobias Angerer
The overall World Cup winner Tobias Angerer The German has two main goals This week Tobias Angerer (GER), overall C...
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11. October 2006

IOC SIGNS TV RIGHTS AGREEMENT FOR THE MIDDLE EAST
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today announced that it has awarded the 2012 Olympic broadcast rights in the M...
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12. October 2006

4 Times Winner Larsson Cautious Ahead of Dusseldorf
www.wintersport.as spoke to Sweden’s cross-country sprinter Peter Larsson today and asked how was viewing the upcoming s...
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12. October 2006

Swedish XC Team Heading for 2 Weeks in Val Senales
The Swedish cross-country team is heading to Val Senales this week (or it there is no snow there, Ramsau). Part of th...
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12. October 2006

Mats Larsson Wins Swe. XC Sprint Test
Sweden ran cross-country skate tests in the ski tunnel in Torsby on Saturday. In the women’s class Charlotte Kalla wo...
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15. October 2006

Frank Luck sucht neue Herausforderung (Ger.)
Ex-Biathlet Frank Luck wird nun doch nicht wie geplant das Trainerteam des Deutschen Skiverbandes als Bundesschießtraine...
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16. October 2006

ISU News, Honorary Member Suspended
The ISU Council during its meeting held on October 13-15, 2006 has read with concern the reports on the investigation a...
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16. October 2006

CANADA SET TO TRIPLE WORLD CUP ALPINE SKIING RACE SITES
Alpine Canada Alpin says Country Will Rival World Leader Austria in Hosting Races CALGARY, Alberta (October 17, ...
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18. October 2006

DEATH OF MARC HODLER, IOC MEMBER
It is with great sadness that the International Olympic Committee (IOC) has learned today of the death of Marc Hodler wh...
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18. October 2006

New Sprint Rules Confirmed for Dusseldorf 06/07
The cross-country season will start in Dusseldorf on October 28th with skate sprints for women and men while the 29th of...
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18. October 2006

ACA MOURNS PASSING OF FORMER FIS PRESIDENT MARC HODLER
Calgary, AB (October 18th, 2006) - Marc Hodler, who served the International Ski Federation as President for 47 years, d...
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18. October 2006

Zaitseva Gets Married
The Olympic gold medallist in Turin, Russian biathlete Olga Zaitseva, was married on September 30, 2006. Her chosen man ...
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18. October 2006

Anti-Doping Rule Violation by Natalya BURDYGA / RUS
At two doping controls which took place after the Women’s Sprint and Pursuit in Rollerbiathlon at the Summer Biathlon Wo...
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18. October 2006

ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating Changchun (CHN) 20-22 October
The ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating series begins on Friday in Changchun (CHN). The ISU World Cup Short Track se...
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19. October 2006

US Ski Notes 191006
Revolution Tour Open for Registration PARK CITY, Utah (Oct. 19) - Building on a legacy of providing the best young r...
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19. October 2006

ALPINE CANADA ALPIN NAMES GARY ALLAN PRESIDENT
Ken Read promoted to focus on strategic new position of Chief Executive Officer CALGARY, AB – Ken Read has been ...
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19. October 2006

Positive forecast for Audi Alpine FIS World Cup Season Opener in Sölden (AUT)
The chances for the opening of the Audi FIS Alpine World Cup - traditionally held on the Rettenbach glacier in Sölden (A...
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19. October 2006

Season Preview; Cross-Country Skiing/Three Questions to Jürg Capol
The Viessmann FIS World Cup Cross-Country season will start on 28th-29th October in Düsseldorf (GER); at the same time a...
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19. October 2006

07/08 XC Schedules; Canada in, Combined Event to Debut with Classic Pursuit?
This is the proposed cross-country schedule for the 2007/2008 season: The sprint opener, to be held for the 5th times...
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20. October 2006

Essent ISU World Cup Speed Skating 2006-7
The 2006/7 Essent ISU World Cup Speed Skating series will consist of nine events to be held across Europe, Asia and Nort...
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20. October 2006

IOC News (Swe.Eng.)
Stig-Ove Gustafsson från Tärnaby kommer att ingå i den grupp, som kallas Evalution Commission och ska granska kommande k...
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20. October 2006

CANADIAN ALPINE SKI TEAM IN QUALIFIERS FOR FIRST WORLD CUP RACE
Canada’s Men and Women’s team ready to compete against the World Calgary, Alberta (October 20, 2005) – The World...
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21. October 2006

ISU World Cup Short Track Speed SkatingChangchun (CHN) 20-22 October 2006
The first competition in the 2006-2007 ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating series concluded in Changchun, China on ...
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23. October 2006

Ausnahmegenehmigung für Filbrich und Göring
(planegg / dsv) Langläufer Franz Göring erhält vom Internationalen Skiverband FIS für den kommenden Weltcup-Winter die v...
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23. October 2006

06/07 Season US NC and SJ Preview
PREVIEW: Jumpers Ready for Strong Season PARK CITY, Utah (Oct. 23) - The U.S. Ski Jumping Team is no longer a boys c...
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24. October 2006

06/07 Season US Cross-country Preview
PREVIEW: Solid Training Base for '07 Team PARK CITY, Utah (Oct. 23) - Arguably the strongest preseason training and ...
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24. October 2006

Swe. XC Coach Strongly Downplays Own Team Ahead of Dusseldorf
Sweden’s Chief of Sport for cross-country Inge Braathen keep hammering at his own team, saying that Peter Larsson has be...
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24. October 2006

Alpine Opener in Sölden (AUT) cancelled
October 24th, 2006 - The heavy rainfalls during the night from October 23rd to October 24th, 2006 and the very high temp...
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24. October 2006

Angerer to Ski in Dusseldorf, No Sommerfeldt, Teichmann
Somewhat surprisingly Germany has chosen to let Sommerfeldt and Teichmann skip the sprint world cup opener in Dusseldorf...
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24. October 2006

Angerer to Ski in Dusseldorf, No Sommerfeldt, Teichmann
Somewhat surprisingly Germany has chosen to let Sommerfeldt and Teichmann skip the sprint world cup opener in Dusseldorf...
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24. October 2006

Swedish XC Selections for Dus./Weekend Results
These are the Swedish teams for Dusseldorf: Women: Anna Dahlberg Britta Norgren Anna-Karin Stroemstedt Lina An...
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24. October 2006

Official Sponsors of the FIS Tour de Ski
The International Ski Federation and the organizing National Ski Associations of the Czech Republic, Germany and Italy a...
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25. October 2006

Rotchev Skips Dusseldorf, Neumannova to Start in Women’s Class
The entry lists for the cross-country events in Dusseldorf this weekend follows below: Notably absent in the men’s cl...
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25. October 2006

3 Swedes and Hetland Favourites in 06/07 Sprint Opener
The cross-country season will start on Saturday with skate sprint events in Dusseldorf, Germany. The women will ski 800 ...
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27. October 2006

Bjoergen Huge Favourite in Dusseldorf 06
Having 3 out of 4 years in Dusseldorf, Norway’s Marit Bjoergen again is the huge favourite on the women’s 800 meter cros...
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27. October 2006

Dahlberg Opts Out/XC Women's Start List Dusseldorf 281006
The start list for the women’s 800 meters cross-country skate qualification in Dusseldorf on Saturday follow on the link...
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27. October 2006

XC Start Lists Men's XC Sprint Skate Dusseldorf 281006
The start list for the men’s 1500 meters cross-country skate qualification in Dusseldorf on Saturday follow on the link ...
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27. October 2006

Marcialonga News/2007
100 DAYS TO GO AND ENTRIES ARE BOOMING MARCIALONGA ATTRACTS “CLASSIC STYLE” FANS j - The first phase of enr...
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27. October 2006

ISU Grand Prix of Figure Skating: Skate America – Hartford (USA), Day 2
Skate America continued Friday in Hartford, Connecticut with the Original Dance, the Ladies Short Program and Men’s Fre...
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28. October 2006

Bjoergen Leads Qualification in Dusseldorf, Sidko Out
Results from the women’s qualification in the cross-country skate sprint in Dusseldorf today: Bjoergen very strong ...
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28. October 2006

Norwegian Newcommer Leads Quali in Dusseldorf 06, Thobias Fredriksson Out
Results and comments from the men’s qualification in the cross-country skate sprint in Dusseldorf: 1st: Pettersen, ha...
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28. October 2006

Bjoergen Wins in Dusseldorf 06
Marit Bjoergen won the qualification and dominated the women’s skate sprint in Dusseldorf on Saturday. Matveenva, com...
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28. October 2006

Roenning Leads Norwegian Top 3 in Dusseldorf 06
Eldar Roening, previously a classic expert, won the men’s class in the cross-country skate sprint in Dusseldorf on Satur...
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28. October 2006

Bjoergen Impressive as Norway Wins XC Sprint Relay in Dus. 06
The women’s 6X800 meters cross-country skate sprint in Dusseldorf on Sunday came down to the usual suspects. This eve...
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29. October 2006

Strong Swedish "Comeback" in Dusseldorf 06
The men’s 6X1500 meters cross-country skate sprint in Dusseldorf on Sunday proved a formidable “comeback” for the Swedis...
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29. October 2006

XC Notes, Bjoergen Dominates in Dusseldorf
These are the times on the last legs in the women’s skate sprint relay in Dusseldorf on Sunday. All these women were ...
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30. October 2006

XC Notes from Dusseldorf/Men’s Class
Sweden’s cross-country head coach Inge Braathen had talked down his team ahead of the events in Dusseldorf this weekend ...
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30. October 2006

ISU Short Track Results 27-29 Oct. 2006
ISU World Cup Short Track Speed Skating Jeonju City (KOR) 27-29 October 2006 The second ISU World Cup Short Track Speed ...
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30. October 2006

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