News Archive; November 2000


Sliter med Sykdom
Bjarte Engen Vik, the Norwegian leading Nordic combined skier has experienced a flu since returning from France, some da...
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01. November 2000

IBU signs a contract with the World Anti-Doping Agency
The International Biathlon Union has signed during the GAISF Congress on 26 of October 2000 in Monte Carlo a Drug Testin...
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01. November 2000

Golden ski for Uschi Disl and Frank Luck
In the occasion of the yearly gala of the German Biathlon Team (DSV), Uschi Disl and Frank Luck were marked for their ou...
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01. November 2000

IBU in Anti Doping Deal
The International Biathlon Union has signed during the GAISF Congress on 26 of October 2000 in Monte Carlo a Drug Testin...
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01. November 2000

Golden Ski for Disl & Luck in Germany
In the occasion of the yearly gala of the German Biathlon Team (DSV),Uschi Disl and Frank Luck were marked for their out...
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01. November 2000

Former National Head Coach Tore Gullen and Team Hadeland
Last weekend we spoke to Tore Gullen, now head coach for Team Hadeland, located around 70 kilometers north of Oslo.After...
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01. November 2000

Frode Andresen and the Norwegian Women's team
Frode Andresen last year's world champion in sprint and a winner of several races, by some seen as a controversial figur...
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01. November 2000

Competing Competition Schedules
An interesting problem has arisen for several skiing nations, particularly for Norway, too many races in too little time...
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02. November 2000

Versatile Program in Lahti Places Limits on Team
As discussed earlier, the world championships in Lahti offer quite a versatile schedule for cross country, demanding cla...
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02. November 2000

Bjørndalen Pleased with Summer Training
Ole Einar is back in town, in Trondheim, Norway, that is. The former world cup winner and Olympic champion in biathlon ...
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02. November 2000

Ole Einar Modestly Optimistic
Ole Einar is back in town, in Trondheim, Norway, that is. The former world cup winner and Olympic champion in biathlon ...
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02. November 2000

Sprint Races Still Controversial, is it really such a Big Deal?
How difficult is to master everything from 1,5k sprint to 60k masstart in both classic technique and skating? Well, loo...
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02. November 2000

Andresen Dark Horse for Norwegian Skating Team?
Frode Andresen, world champion in sprint biathlon from Holmen kollen last year has been honing his versatility the last ...
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02. November 2000

Snow in Park City
Mother Nature is cooperating with Park City Mountain Resort in preparation for the upcoming season as 30 inches of new s...
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02. November 2000

Bente Skari Sole Contender in Norway
Bente Skari, Bente who? Well, known by her former name, Martinsen, the winner of the 2 latest cross country world cups ...
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03. November 2000

Norway and Sweden Playing Catch Up to Finland in All-Year-Skiing
Several seasonal sports have developed into all year sports, ski jumping is one, the summer series is fair and features ...
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03. November 2000

Swedes on Snow, Elofsson & Others Hope for More Luck
Kiruna in Sweden now has 30 to 40 centimeters of snow, and the Swedes will be staying there from early next week. The S...
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03. November 2000

Alsgaard Questions Motives of Federation, Financial Window Dressing?
Alsgaard questions the motives of Norway's ski association. According to Ski President Jan Jensen, the ski association ...
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03. November 2000

Bjørndalen and Biathles on Snow, Where to Ski in Norway
Norwegian biathletes on snow. Ole Einar Bj...
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03. November 2000

Ole Einar on Snow in Norway, Season Opener in 2 Weeks
Norwegian biathletes on snow. Ole Einar Bj...
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03. November 2000

Canadian Medal Hope Back Again
Put her in a starting gate and she's as intense as ever. "Oh, I am definitely not mellowing," Melanie Turgeon grins. "T...
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04. November 2000

Grandi to Have Fun, yet Hopes for Medals
It has been a year and a half since Banff's Thomas Grandi competed against the world's best men's technical ski racers. ...
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04. November 2000

Ski Tunnei in The Twin Cities Area as Well
A ski tunnel may be coming to Minnesota in the USA. Specifically, plans are under way for a tunnel to be built in Saint ...
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04. November 2000

Austrian Summer Championships
The Austrian championships in summer ski jumping and Nordic combined were held in Stams in late October. The ski jumpin...
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04. November 2000

Andresen Temporarily out of Norwegian Team, Did not Follow "Rule of Law"
Frode Andresen, last year's world champion in biathlon sprint, is in controversy again. He has temporarily been exclude...
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04. November 2000

Olympic Champ. and 2002 Contender Records Top Results
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04. November 2000

Is i Magen, Hammer Foretrekker Barmark i stedet for Dårlige Snåforhold
Vinteren n...
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05. November 2000

Canadians Prepare for Skiing Season
With Beckie Scott setting the pace after last season's best ever Canadian female World Cup sprint series rank of 9th pla...
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05. November 2000

Skiing in Australia
What do have John Aalberg, Gudmund Skjeldal, Anders Aukland, Johan Muhlegg and Peter Schlickenrieder have in common besi...
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05. November 2000

Hammer, What's Value of Early Skiing
Kristian Hammer, the talented up-and-coming skier on the Norwegian Nordic combined team is preparing for the world cup o...
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05. November 2000

Olympic Champion Sondral Strong on Home Soil (ice)
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05. November 2000

Report from the USA
Chad Giese, ranked in the top fifteen in the United States in cross country skiing, just got back from a successful trip...
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05. November 2000

Norwegian Sprint Coach; Focus on Sprint Training
The sprint races in cross country have been getting some attention of late (see related article). This weekend we spoke...
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06. November 2000

Men do not Like Sprint, did Martinsen Support Daughter?
Additional discussions continue in Norway with the addition of 3 sprint races in the overall world cup. Not only is Als...
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06. November 2000

Report from Switzerland
Today we spoke to Ulf Morten Aune, formerly coaching national teams in Norway, now head coach for Switzeland's cross cou...
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06. November 2000

Norway de facto without Managing Director
Per Nymoen, the highly regarded and experienced daily manager for cross country in Norway has quit his job with immediat...
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06. November 2000

Australians on the International Stage
Finn Marsland, current National team coach for the Australian Cross Country Ski Team has written an excellent presentati...
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06. November 2000

På vei til Gallivarre
Bjarte Engen Vik is on his way to Sweden to ski. Engen Vik says that feels fine again after battling a flu and looks fo...
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06. November 2000

Snow Conditions Report from Norway
The World Cup in Nordic combined in Lillehammer, and cross-country opening in Beito are drawing near. Lillehammer still ...
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07. November 2000

Snow Report from Norway
The World Cup in Nordic combined in Lillehammer, and cross-country opening in Beito are drawing near. Lillehammer still ...
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08. November 2000

Skiing in Australia
Finn Marsland, current National team coach for the Australian Cross Country Ski Team has written an excellent presentati...
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08. November 2000

Skiing Down Under, a Report from Australia
Although most Europeans do not think of skiing when they think of the land down under, Australia has very good snow cond...
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08. November 2000

Skiing in Australia, Report from Down Under
Although most Europeans do not think of skiing when they think of the land down under, Australia has very good snow cond...
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08. November 2000

Daehlie, Injured or Not, May Ski World Cup
Bj...
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08. November 2000

Preparations for WBC and WC in Pokljuka Coming to an End
The preparations for the world cup in December and the world-championships in February 2001 in Pokljuka / Slovenia are c...
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08. November 2000

Report From Gallivare, Sweden, Jumping and XC Skiing
The Norwegian Nordic combined team has arrived in Gallivarre, Sweden and today had 2 sessions in the hill before they di...
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08. November 2000

Raport fra Kristian i Sverige, Positiv til Sesongen
Endelig er vi i gang. Etter ...
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08. November 2000

Lars Bergerud, Flotte Forhold på Geilo
Jeg er n...
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09. November 2000

The Early Race Schedule for XC
More races on the way in cross country. Kiruna, Sweden has been experiencing good conditions with 40cm of snow and free...
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09. November 2000

Deahlie Uncertain, Moen Goes for Sprints
Deahlie on and off again. The Norwegian cross country team does enjoy remarkable conditions at G...
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09. November 2000

World Cup Winner from 1999 Kjus Back
Lasse Kjus, the dominator from the 1999 alpine season with 5 medals in the world championships in Vail is fit for fight ...
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09. November 2000

Good Conditions at Geilo
Lars Bergerud, the talented Norwegian skier who placed 11th last year at the junior world championships has been skiing ...
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09. November 2000

Frode Andresen Reports From Geilo
Frode Andresen, the Norwegian biathlete is currently staying at Geilo, Norway and says that conditions are good at with ...
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09. November 2000

Søndral Looking for Gold in Norwegian Ice Skating
Record early and record competition. The Norwegian championships in speed skating on individual distances will be held ...
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09. November 2000

Søndral Looking for Gold in Norwegian Ice Skating
Record early and record competition. The Norwegian championships in speed skating on individual distances will be held ...
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09. November 2000

First Small Test in Norway
Hans Leithe, formerly Norwegian junior champion, today won a test race at G...
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09. November 2000

Østvik, "Rookie" on Norwegian Nordic Team.
N...
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09. November 2000

Snow Report
Ski report from Beitost...
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10. November 2000

Per Elofsson, Swedisk World Cup Contender
Per Eloffsson, the young Swede believed to be a contender in cross country skiing after Bj...
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10. November 2000

Mathias Fredrikson, Another Swedish Contender
Mathias Fredriksson, the ever talented Swede is reporting from Kiruna, Sweden. Fredriksson has 3 individual gold medals ...
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10. November 2000

Report from Gallivare, Sweden
Kristian, hvilke lag ligger i Nord Sverige og hvordan ser det ut? Det er veldig manga lag som ligger her. P...
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10. November 2000

Injuries in Sweden
Sesongforbredelsene her borte i Gallivarre har ikke g...
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10. November 2000

World's best Nordic Combined and Ski Jumpers in Sweden
Kristian Hammer writes from Gallivare, Sweden. He says that most national ski jumping teams stay there, including Norwa...
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10. November 2000

Jevne seee Improvement, Hopes to Ski World Cup
Erling Jevne is back again. Jevne, staying together with the rest of the Norwegian national cross country team is on his...
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11. November 2000

Furueth Back Where it all Started
Ole Kristian Furuseth, the Olympic silver medalist in slalom from 1998 in back on familiar territory in the USA. Furuse...
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11. November 2000

Aamodt to Challenge Maier, Defend Slalom Title
Kjetil Aamodt, the most merited championship alpine skier ever is also on his way to Park City, Utah. He says that he l...
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11. November 2000

Olympic Champion from 1998 Positive, Change in Equipment, Hard Training
Halvard Hanevold, the Norwegian biathlete who won Olympics on 20k in 1998 is a part of the very strong team with Andrese...
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11. November 2000

Sondraal in Trouble in Norwegian Championship
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11. November 2000

Lars Andreas i Gallivare, Håper å Etablere seg i Toppen
Vi er n...
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11. November 2000

Elofsson Wins in Sweden, Myllyla 4th, Immonen 12th.
Per Elofsson today won the first Swedish test race in cross country In Kiruna Swesden. Mika Myllyla was 4th. Elofsson w...
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12. November 2000

Test Races in XC
The last few days have witnessed several training races in winter sports. Per Elofsson won in Kiruna, Sweden with a sol...
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12. November 2000

Snow in Gallivare
All the major teams in Nordic combined and ski jumping are staying in Gallivare, Sweden, just about the only place that ...
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12. November 2000

All National Teams in Gallivare
All the major teams in Nordic combined and ski jumping are staying in Gallivare, Sweden, just about the only place that ...
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12. November 2000

Ski Sprints
The ski sprinters have also tried out with wins for Trond Einar Elden in Norway and Mathias Fredriksson in Sweden. To v...
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12. November 2000

World Class Slalom in Colorado, USA
Alpine and ice skating are also getting started. In Colorado world class skiers Mario Matt, Benjamin Raich and Mario Re...
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12. November 2000

Sondraal Injured, May Stay out of World Cup Opener
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12. November 2000

Former Report from Pelkonen on the Finnish Nordic Combined Team 2001
Continuing on the conversation with the jumping coach for the Norwegian Nordic combined team from yesterday, we spoke ab...
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12. November 2000

Engen Vik; Another Strong Year, Looks for More Stability
Bjarte Engen Vik, the Olympic and world champion in Nordic combined from Norway is en route to another great season. He...
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12. November 2000

Lars Bergerud Klar for Sesong Premiere
N...
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13. November 2000

Video From Østvik
Lars Andreas ...
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13. November 2000

Report From The Norwegian Ski Jumping Team
This weekend we spoke to the head coach for the Norwegian ski jumping team, Geir Johnsen. The team is a mixture of expe...
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13. November 2000

Ole Einar Putting in Hours, "Lost in the Fog" on Shooting Range
This weekend we spoke to Olympic champion Ole Einar Bj...
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13. November 2000

Biathlon Test Races at Austlid, Norway
The Norwegian biathletes have had two test races at Austlid, one sprint race of 10k with 4 shooting and a mass start. O...
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13. November 2000

Ole Einar Putting in Hours, "Lost in the Fog" on Shooting Range
This weekend we spoke to Olympic champion Ole Einar Bj...
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13. November 2000

Test Race Biathlon Men, Austlid, Norway
The biathletes have had two test races at Austlid, one sprint race of 10k with 4 shooting and a mass start. Ole Einar d...
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13. November 2000

Report from Gallivare, Sweden
Kristian Hammer from the Norwegian combined team reports from Gallivare, Sweden. The team has spent 2 days of cross cou...
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14. November 2000

Kristian Fornøyd så Langt, Test på Onsdag
Etter to dager med bare langrennstrening, var jeg i dag tilbake i hoppbakken. Det gjorde g...
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14. November 2000

US Victories in Slalom Warm-Up in Colorado
Erik Schlopy (Park City, UT) and Sarah Schleper (Vail, CO) reversed the order of things Sunday, smoothing out a few wrin...
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14. November 2000

Bjørndalen in the Fog, World Championships Main Goal of Season
Continuing on the conversation with Olympic champion Ole Einar Bj...
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14. November 2000

Bjørndalen Aims for Gold in World Championships, Struggling with Shooting
Continuing on the conversation with Olympic champion Ole Einar Bj...
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14. November 2000

Norwegian Biathlon Women Look Strong; "Thin Team"
Liv Grete Skjelbreid of the Norwegian biathlon team did win 2 golds in the world championships last year and is optimist...
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14. November 2000

German Biathles in Contest for Sportler of the Year in Germany
Biathlon has a very strong position in Germany, the nation has produced legends like Ullrich, R...
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14. November 2000

German Biathles in Contest for Sportler of the Year Award
Biathlon has a very strong position in Germany, the nation has produced legends like Ullrich, R...
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14. November 2000

Biathlon Report From Germany
Report from Germany(Biathlon). While you have the first snow in Norway, Germany is still waiting for good conditions to...
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14. November 2000

Biathlon Report From Germany
Report from Germany(Biathlon). While you have the first snow in Norway, Germany is still waiting for good conditions to ...
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14. November 2000

Daehlie Skips First Part of Season, Going for 2002
Bj...
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14. November 2000

Report From Australia
The main focus of the senior tour is the World Championships in Lahti, Finland. This will be the only realistic opportun...
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15. November 2000

Pictures From Tignes, France, Norway Combined
The Norwegian Nordic combined team did enjoy some mixed days this fall in Tignes, France. Lars Andreas ...
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15. November 2000

Frode Andresen Looking Towards Season Opener
Frode Andresen is staying at Geilo, skiing under good conditions and is optimistic for the upcoming season. He did ski a...
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15. November 2000

Report from Norwgian Head Coach, Nordic Combined
Nye kombinertlandslag er tatt ut for sesongen 2000-2001. Kombinertkomiteen har lagt en ny organisajon, som ogs...
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15. November 2000

Boos Fails to Qualify for World Cup
The team SpaarSelect did enjoy a great performance at the NSD, capturing 4 out of 5 spots on the world cup team. Their ...
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15. November 2000

Sondral Out of World Cup Team
Adne Sondral, the dominant Norwegian speedskater on 1 500 meters will not compete at this weekend's world cup races in T...
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15. November 2000

Maier and Company in Salt Lake City
Maier and company testing out Olympics venues. After an early start to the season, the alpine circus kicks off again th...
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15. November 2000

Engen Vik Wins Test Race in Sweden
Bjarte Engen Vik, the Norwegian Olympic and world champion in Nordic combined won the first test of the season in Galliv...
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15. November 2000

Hammer Second in Test Race, Won XC
Kristian Hammer recorded a second place in today's test race in Gallivare. Hammer says that he is pleased with the race...
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15. November 2000

Kristian Nummer 2, Vant Langrenn
I dag gjennomf...
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15. November 2000

Surgery Sidelines Street for Aspen
Olympic champion Picabo Street (Park City, UT), who has missed the last two seasons following a racing crash, is expecte...
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16. November 2000

Snow Reports
Winter is catching up to us, this weekend we will have several reces going on. Posted below you may find snow reports f...
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16. November 2000

Obermoser Leads in Park City, Second Run Starts 21:00 CET.
Brigitte Obermoser posted the fastest time in the first leg of the Giant Slalom in Park City, UT, USA.The 24-year-old at...
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16. November 2000

Nef Takes Honors at Park City
The second world cup race of the season was held tonight in Park City, UT,slalom for women. The weather was great and t...
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16. November 2000

Nef Takes Honors at Park City
Switzerland's Sonja Nef skied a blazing second run to overcome Austrian Brigitte Obermoser and win the giant slalom at t...
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16. November 2000

Olympic Silver Medalist Ready for Season Opener
Ole Kristian Furuseth, last season's runner-up in the overall slalom world cup has stayed in Jackson, WY for 6 days. Th...
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16. November 2000

Blood Doping in Ice Skating?
TV 2 yesterday reported that very high blood values were recorded in last year's ice skating world championships. Jim S...
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17. November 2000

White Weekend Ahead
This weekend offers quite a few winter activities. The largest event, of course, is the alpine world cup in Park City, ...
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17. November 2000

Young Austrian Beats Experienced Racers
Benjamin Eder, the Austrian junior champion in biathlon, last weekend won a test race in Kiruna ahead of Swedes Henrik F...
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17. November 2000

Young Austrian Beat Experienced Skiers
Benjamin Eder, the Austrian junior champion in biathlon, last weekend won a test race in Kiruna ahead of Swedes Henrik F...
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17. November 2000

Season Opener at Geilo
Skiskytternes sesong...
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17. November 2000

Snow in the Twin Cities
The Twin Cities (Minneapolis and Saint Paul, Minnesota), received snow on November 15th. The metropolitan area is quite ...
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17. November 2000

Patrick Holzer leads in Park City, Second Run Starts 21:00 CET
Patrick Holzer leads the first leg of the Giant Slalom in Park City, UT, USA1 Patrick Holzer 1.15.85 2 Mitja Kunc + 0,34...
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17. November 2000

Von Gruenigen won the Giant Slalom in Park City
Just like in 1995/1996, Von Gruenigen won the Giant Slalom in Park City. Placed 7th after the first leg, the Swiss skier...
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17. November 2000

Sovereign Victory to Bente Skari at Beito
Bente Skari (Martinsen) took the lead from the start and had no problem holding her strong rivals behind in the 10k long...
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18. November 2000

Lukas Bauer Wins Opening Race at Beito
Lukas Bauer from the Czech Republic won the men’s 15k classic race at Beito today. He says it was hard skiing cond...
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18. November 2000

Lindgren Wins in Sweden, Elofsson Second
The Swedes and others today skied in Kiruna, Sweden. The men’s race, drawing a field of a 150 racers was won by Ur...
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18. November 2000

Andresen Wins at Geilo, Hanevold 2nd, Bjørndalen 4th
The Norwegian biathletes kicked off the season today at Geilo, Norway with a 10k sprint. The race, with more than 30 me...
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18. November 2000

Ole Einar 4h at Opener, ok XC, 4 Missses in Shooting
The Norwegian biathletes kicked off the season today at Geilo, Norway with a 10k sprint. The race, with more than 30 men...
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18. November 2000

Kostelic Leads the First Leg of the Slalom in Park City
Christel Saioni of France, last year's runner up, had to sit through 11 runs before her leading time was beaten by Croat...
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18. November 2000

Park City Women SL, Kostelic wins by 1.73 second
"I never expected this", said the 18-year-old Janica Kostelic once she broke the tape with an stunning victory in the op...
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18. November 2000

Mario Matt leads first leg of Men´s Slalom at Park City
Mario Matt may have been the first skier out of the gate in the first leg of the Men's Slalom at Park City, but he had t...
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19. November 2000

WC - START TIL HELGA ?
Snow has indeed arrived in Kupio, Finland, the site of the world cup opener. None of the teams have had any training in...
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19. November 2000

Hanevold in Perfect Race, Bjørndalen Second, Andresen 9 Misses
The Norwegian biathletes were lead by two Olympic champions at today's 15k mass start at Geilo, Norway. The men's class...
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19. November 2000

Ole Einar Second, Hanevold in Perfect Race
The Norwegian biathletes were lead by two Olympic champions at today's 15k mass start at Geilo, Norway. The men's class...
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19. November 2000

Norwegian World Cup Teams, Head Coach Sees Several Prospects
The Norwegian world cup team for men is Ole Einar Bj...
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19. November 2000

Norwegian World Cup Team
The Norwegian world cup team for men is Ole Einar Bj...
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19. November 2000

Italians Dominate Completely at Beito, Bauer 4th, Muhlegg 5th, Alsgaard Out
Another cross country race at Beitost...
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19. November 2000

Double Austrian in Slalom, Last Year WC Champion Aamodt 3rd
Fourth after the first run, Austrian Heinz Schilchegger took a tough slalom course by storm in his second run to win Sun...
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19. November 2000

A Presentation of Swiss XC
This weekend we spoke to mr. Ulf Morten Aune about the Swiss cross country ski team. Mr Aune, having worked with the No...
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20. November 2000

A Presentation of Swiss XC
This weekend we spoke to mr. Ulf Morten Aune about the Swiss cross country ski team. Mr Aune, having worked with the No...
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20. November 2000

A Presentation of Swiss XC
This weekend we spoke to mr. Ulf Morten Aune about the Swiss cross country ski team. Mr Aune, having worked with the No...
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20. November 2000

None Thus Far, Norway Hopes for 5 Gold in XC in Lahti
Is Norway 5 times as strong in cross country today than they were with the world champion from 1982 Oddvar Br...
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20. November 2000

High Expectations for Norway in Lahti, Still Time for First Gold
Is Norway 5 times as strong in cross country today than they were with the world champion from 1982 Oddvar Br...
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20. November 2000

Mundal Looks Long Term for Norway XC
Steinar Mundal, the Norwegian head coach for cross country, did map out his team's expectations for Lahti, here is what ...
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20. November 2000

Some Skiing Conditions from Norway, California, Wisconsin
Skiing conditions are indeed improving. Park City, UT, USA in the Rockies enjoyed enough snow and sunny weather in thei...
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20. November 2000

Skiing Conditions in Norway
Skiing conditions are indeed improving. Park City, UT, USA in the Rockies enjoyed enough snow and sunny weather in thei...
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20. November 2000

Kjus Back Near Top
Lasse Kjus at the podium again. Lasse Kjus, the Norwegian who has stayed out a full year due to sickness did once again...
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20. November 2000

Elofsson and Myllyla at The Top
After having been beaten on Saturday, Swedish hopeful Per Elofsson struck back on Sunday with another clear win. Elofss...
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20. November 2000

Wachter Wins Giant Slalom in Winter Park
It was an international top-10 Monday as no Americans finished higherthan 13th at a Chevy Truck Super Series giant slalo...
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21. November 2000

Nordic Combined Team Competition at Lillehammer Cancellled
The world cup team competition in Nordic combined at Lillehammer November 26 at Lillehammer, Norway has been cancelled d...
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21. November 2000

Skiing in Japan
Despite preferring baseball and sumo wrestling, Japan has twice been the host of two successful Olympic winter games, in...
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21. November 2000

Skiing in Japan
Despite preferring baseball and sumo wrestling, Japan has twice been the host of two successful Olympic winter games, in...
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21. November 2000

Bauer and Batory to Challenge Scandinavians?
Lukas Bauer who? The Chech Lukas Bauer impressed at Beito last weekend. The silver medalist from the junior world cha...
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21. November 2000

Bauer and Batory to Challenge Scandinavia in XC?
Lukas Bauer who? The Chech Lukas Bauer impressed at Beito last weekend. The silver medalist from the junior world cha...
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21. November 2000

First White Weekend Completed
Last weekend marked the real start for many winter racers, and although only alpine offered world cup status, many races...
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21. November 2000

Continued Controversy in Norwegian Biathlon
Frode Andresen recorded 2 good races this weekend, yet even more controversy remains in the team. Andresen and his girl...
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21. November 2000

Norway's World Cup Teams
The FIS race at Beitost...
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21. November 2000

Finn Wins Super Series at Park City
Finland's Sami Uotila led both giant slalom runs Tuesday to win a Chevy Truck Super Series race on Park City Mountain Re...
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21. November 2000

Austrian Ski Jumpers in Finland
The Austrian ski jumping team has arrived in Kuusamo, Finland where the conditions are very good. Other teams that stay...
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22. November 2000

Alsgaard to Take 2 Weeks "Vacation"?
Thomas Alsgaard, the leading Norwegian cross country skier and by many, himself included, expected to be a major force i...
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22. November 2000

Furuseth back from Park City, Wants to Make Adjustments
Ole Kristian Furuseth, the runner-up in last year's slalom world cup is back in Norway. Furuseth says that he struggled...
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22. November 2000

Both Nordic Combined Races at Lillehammer Canceled
The first scheduled Nordic combined race, a team mass start, at Lillehammer was canceled earlier this week, and today th...
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22. November 2000

World Cup Opener in Biathlon Moved
The biathlon race and world cup opener originally scheduled for Hochfilzen in the end of next week is moved to Anterselv...
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22. November 2000

Erling Jevne Pleased With Season Opener
Erling Jevne, another leading Norwegian cross country skier, did quite well this weekend at Beito. Despite being injured...
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22. November 2000

Latest Update on Biathlon
The biathlon race and world cup opener originally scheduled for Hochfilzen in the end of next week is moved to Anterselv...
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23. November 2000

An Update on Alpine Skiing
Another American weekend ahead for the alpine skiers. After having completed a slalom a giant slalom in Park City, the ...
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23. November 2000

Cross Country Update
The cross country skiers are gearing up for a heavy schedule the next week. There will be races in on Beitost...
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23. November 2000

Ski Jmping Report from Finland
The skijumping season is also getting started this weekend in Kupio, Finland. On Friday night the individual competitio...
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23. November 2000

Markus Gandler Reports From Austria
The Austrian cross country team, world relay champions from 1999, has stayed in Muoni, Finland for 3 weeks. The team ha...
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23. November 2000

World Cup at Lillehammer Moved to Beitostølen
The world cup in cross country originally scheduled for Lillehammer next Wednesday has been moved to Beitost...
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23. November 2000

Myllyla Better Fit Than Ever, Hopes Deahlie Will Be Back as Motivator
Mika Myllyla, the Finnish championship skier has arrived at Beitost...
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23. November 2000

Guest Input From Mika Myllyla
Mika Myllyla, the Finnish championship skier has arrived at Beitost...
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23. November 2000

Jari Isometse of Finland
Today we spoke to Jari Isometse of Finland, the sympatic Finn who finished second in last year's world cup. Jari, who w...
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23. November 2000

Niklas Jonsson, Silver From Nagano, Gold in Lahti?
The Swedes domination of the 80's with Wassberg, Swan, Eriksson and Mogren are long gone, yet the Swedes do have conside...
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23. November 2000

Fredriksson Strong Contender for Overall World Cup
Mathias Fredriksson, 3 times junior world champion from the mid 90's is looking towards another season. After winning a...
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23. November 2000

Young Austrians Challenge World Champion
Benjamin Eder and Peter Beck, 2 young Austrians did finish second and third respecticely in a test race in biathlon in A...
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23. November 2000

Young Austrians Challenge Rothmann
Benjamin Eder and Peter Beck, 2 young Austrians did finish second and third respecticely in a test race in biathlon in A...
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24. November 2000

Alpine World Cup in Lake Louise
Lake Louise has hosted 14 World Cup Downhill races, 9 Women's races and 5 Men's races, to date. There have been 6 Super ...
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24. November 2000

Qualification for Ski Jumping World Cup Opener
All seven Norwegian ski jumpers did qualify for the final 50 to start in the world cup opener in Finland tonight. The t...
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24. November 2000

High Blood Values for Norwegians
Due to contiunued romors about blood doping, FIS has decided to lower the hemoglobin level from 18,5 to 17,5 for men and...
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24. November 2000

News From Bjarte Engen Vik
Bjarte Engen Vik, who won the first test race of the season, has stayed in Trondheim for a few days before he and Kristi...
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24. November 2000

Test Race Sjusjøen
Kritian Hammer and the Norwegian cross-country team Olden yesterday together with Norges Toppidrettsgymnas held a test r...
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24. November 2000

Harri and Family; 100 Medals+ in Finland
The Finnish cross country skier certainly support the trend in skiing, the older the better, the team is lead by Harri K...
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24. November 2000

Smigun Contender for World Cup and Lahti
Christina Smigun, the Estonian sensation who lost the world cup last season in the very last race has also arrived at Be...
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24. November 2000

Another Update on Sprint
The issues of sprints in cross country has been widely discussed, here is another summary from Odd Martinsen. Martinsen...
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24. November 2000

Comments From FIS
FIS have been by many been critiziced for implementing to many new things at once. Here is a list of changes/issues fro...
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24. November 2000

Starting List World Cup Beitostølen
Snow is falling at Beito, Norway and the resort is gearing up for tomorrow's world cup. A total of 19 nations are repre...
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24. November 2000

Norway's Team for Team Competiton, 25.11.2000, Finland
Norge stiller med f...
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24. November 2000

Fis Races in North America
The FIS Continental Cup-Nor Am classic races were held at Silver Star, British Columbia, Canada on Thursday, November 23...
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24. November 2000

Lars Andreas, Mye Snø på Sjusjøen, Hva med Lillehammer
I skrivende stund sitter jeg p...
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24. November 2000

Dorfmeister Takes Honors in Aspen
Michaela Dorfmeister of Austria put her name in the history books on Friday November 24th as she won the first Super Gia...
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24. November 2000

Kjus Fastest on Training
Former World Cup overall champion Lasse Kjus of Norway, who missed most of last season, posted the fastest time in Thurs...
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24. November 2000

Double for German Ski Jumpers, Schmitt by a Milestone
Martin Schmitt struck back in superb style in Friday's world cup opener in Finland. After having failed to impress duri...
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24. November 2000

Skari Completey Dominant at Season Opener XC
The world cup opener at Beitost...
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25. November 2000

6 Norwegians at Top in Season Opener in XC
The men’s class in the season opener in XC initially was expected to by very open. The Norwegians have traditiona...
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25. November 2000

Norway's Day in Wintersport
The Norwegian ski jumping team took a very surprising victory in the team competition in Finland tonight. After having ...
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25. November 2000

Austrians Dominate in Down Hill, Kjus Third, Maier Way Down
The men's alpine world cup is getting started in Lake Louise, Canada, her is the list at 20:15 CETEberharter (AUT) 1.40,...
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25. November 2000

Russian Women in Surprise Defeat in XC Realy
New breeds at Beitost...
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26. November 2000

Starting List WC Relay, Beito, Alsgaard Out of Norwegian Team
1 Norway Bjonviken Tore Hjelmeset Odd-Bjorn Skjeldal Kristen Hetland Tor Arne 2...
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26. November 2000

LIVE REPORT FROM WC RELAY MEN, BEITO NORWAY
The start has gone at Beito for the men's world cup opener, last time at Beito in 1997, Norway won ahed of Finland. Tak...
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26. November 2000

Finland neste!
Etter at WC p...
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26. November 2000

BOIKOTT
Som sikkert de fleste har f...
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26. November 2000

Maier, Kjus and Schifferer at The Podium
Herman Maier is leding the men's super G in Lake Louise ahaed of Lasse Kjus of Norway and Andreas Schifferer. So far 40...
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26. November 2000

News From Austrian Biathlon
Leider nicht so gut lief es heute f...
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26. November 2000

Hjelmeseth on Season's Prospects
Oddbj...
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26. November 2000

Alsgaard Tired, Stays Out From Relay
Thomas Alsgaard, despite finishing second yesterday at the 15k classic opener in xc, was not completely pleased with the...
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26. November 2000

3 Swedes Already Qualified for Lahti, Talented Women
The Swedes, dominating the men's cross country in the 80's continue to struggle, yet see some light in the tunnel. The ...
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26. November 2000

New Rules for Blood Doping in Biathlon
The International Biathlon Union has started with the control of blood doping in 1994. The IBU has been taking part in r...
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26. November 2000

New Rules for Blood Doping in Biathlon
The International Biathlon Union has started with the control of blood doping in 1994. The IBU has been taking part in r...
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26. November 2000

Summary of Last Weekend
Another white weekend has come to an end. In Norway, Bente Skari dominated completely in classic cross country while Be...
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27. November 2000

Last Weekend's Action on Snow
Another white weekend has come to an end. In Norway, Bente Skari dominated completely in classic cross country while Be...
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27. November 2000

Kjus, Scoring Points in All Disciplines, Looking to Improve Even More
Lasse Kjus of Norway, twice winner of the overall alpine world cup appears to be a serious contender for the overall wor...
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27. November 2000

Skating Times vs Classic
Bill Koch was ahead of his time with skating, but how much faster is skating than classic? Here are s few selects leg t...
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27. November 2000

Engen Vik; A Report from Finland, 2 Races During the Weekend
The Nordic combined skiers will likely start in Kupio, Finland. Bjarte Engen Vik writes that the team has arrived in Fi...
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27. November 2000

Biathlon Opener Approaching
Tonight we spoke to Erlend Slokvik, the head coach for the successful Norwegian biathlon team. The world cup opener, ha...
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27. November 2000

Bjørndalen Ready for World Cup Opener
Tonight we spoke to Erlend Slokvik, the head coach for the successful Norwegian biathlon team. The world cup opener, ha...
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27. November 2000

Classic vs Skating, Times
Bill Koch was ahead of his time with skating, but how much faster is skating than classic? Here are s few selects leg t...
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27. November 2000

Report From Japan, In Englisn and Japanese
www.wintersport.as is working to add racers and guest writers from several countries. The aim is to present news in Eng...
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27. November 2000

Starting List for Women and Men, 5k/10k Skate XC, Norway, 29.11.00
The cross country skiers are at it again tomorrow at Beito, Norway. Here is the start list for women, Bente Skai won th...
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28. November 2000

Estonion Best Non-Norwegian in World Cup Opener
Today we spoke to Jaak Mae of Estonia, preparing for the 10k skate world cup race tomorrow. Mae did finish 8th in the o...
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28. November 2000

World Champions in Relay in Slow Start to Season
The Austrian cross country skiers enjoying great success over the last year, topped by the gold in the relay in 1999, di...
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28. November 2000

Elofsson Likely to Ski on Wednesday, Can He Challenge Alsgaard?
Per Elofsson, the talented young Swede who did stay out of the first world cup opener in Norway, may ski tomorrow’...
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28. November 2000

Finns Look for Lahti as Main Goal
The Finns lead by Myllyla, Kirvesniemi and Isometse did not have a great start to the cross country season either. They...
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28. November 2000

Varis Takes The Honors at World Cup in Norway
The Buderus FIS world cup cross country for women continued today at Beitost...
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29. November 2000

Elofsson in a Class of His Own, Repo and Alsgaard Followed
The men’s race 10k skate at Beitost...
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29. November 2000

Live Report from Press Conferance, XC Men 29.11.00
Elofsson, the winner, says that he has been and still is a little sick. His big goal is the 50k and the pursuit in Laht...
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29. November 2000

Olympic Champion Engen Vik 3 Days Before Season Opener
The Olympic Champion in Nordic combined, Bharte Engen Vik reports from Kupio, Finland. Engen Vik feels he is a little u...
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29. November 2000

Maier Fastest in Training for Vail Downhill
Austrian Hermann Maier won today's training in Vail with a time of 1:42.35 . Switzerland's Didier Cuche was second in 1:...
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29. November 2000

Comments From Elofsson, Dalen and Fredriksson
Per Elofsson skied an impressive race at Beito today, winning by over 20 seconds on 10k skate and climbing to a tied sec...
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30. November 2000

Start List Biathlon Men, Anterselva, 30.11.00
After a little back and forth the biathles is to start their international season opener today, here is the starting lis...
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30. November 2000

Start Lists, Men and Women, WC 30.11.00
Pleeas read the starting liste for men and women for the world cup opener in Anterselva. Italy. START LIST ...
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30. November 2000

Alsgaard Goes to St. Catarina
Thomas Alsgaard, after taking a clear lead in the cross country world cup for men will continue to pursue the overall wo...
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30. November 2000

Czech Vitek Takes Honors at WC Opener
The biatlon season is under way, the season opener being moved from Hochfilzen, Austria to Anterselva. After quite a bi...
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30. November 2000

World Cup in Biathon Moved to Anterselva
The 2nd Biathlon Worldcup of the Season from December 6 to 10 will be moved from Pokljuka/SLO to Antholz-Anterselva/ITA ...
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30. November 2000

Biathlon WC Moved
The 2nd Biathlon Worldcup of the Season from December 6 to 10 will be moved from Pokljuka/SLO to Antholz-Anterselva/ITA ...
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30. November 2000

Lars Andreas i Finland, 2 dager til WC Åpning
Etter at den planlagte sesongstarten p...
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30. November 2000

Rapport fra Hammer i Kupio
N...
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30. November 2000

Niogret Takes First Honors in Biathlon
The women today skied the 15k normal distance in biathlon in Anterselva. As always in biathlon, there were lots of prosp...
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30. November 2000

Ole Einar 12 Misses, placed 93rd
The biatlon season is under way, the season opener being moved from Hochfilzen, Austria to Anterselva. After quite a bi...
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30. November 2000

Cross Country News From Austria
www.wintersport.as is pleased to announce the homepage of Alexander Marent of Austria, the page will be up and running t...
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30. November 2000

Starting Lists Biathlon Sprints 01.12.00
The biathlon world cup has started in Anterselva, Italy. After skiing the normal distances today, the athletes tomorrow...
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30. November 2000

Starting Lists Sprint Races 01.12.00
The biathlon world cup has started in Anterselva, Italy. After skiing the normal distances today, the athletes tomorrow...
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30. November 2000

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