News Archive; November 2002


IBU; Strict Doping Rules
The International biathlon Union (IBU) has decided to implement tough rules for world cup weeks and world championships....
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01. November 2002

Norwegian World Cup Winner Aims to Match Skari in Training Volume
Despite having 3 women in the final in the world cup opener, the Norwegian women...
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01. November 2002

IBU; Strict Doping Rules
The International biathlon Union (IBU) has decided to implement tough rules for world cup weeks and world championships....
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01. November 2002

2002/2003 Season Presentation, Ole Einar Bjoerndalen
Ole Einar Bjoerndalen looks set to aim to become the most successful Olympic winter athlete ever. The Norwegian biat...
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01. November 2002

Skari Fit and Well
Bente Skari, having skipped the sprint season opener, is fit and well says head coach Svein Tore Samdal to http://www.wi...
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01. November 2002

US SKi News
New Director Broadens Race and Trail Usage by Leslie Hamp HAYWARD, Wis. -- When Shirley Riedmann jumped into her ...
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01. November 2002

Swedish WC Winner Gets Blood Certificate from FIS
Peter Larsson, the Swedish cross-country skier won the sprint season opener, has always struggled with high blood values...
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01. November 2002

Danilova and Lazutina vs IOC and FIS Next Week
The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) will hear the cases Lazutina v/IOC, Danilova v/IOC, Lazutina v/FIS and Danilova...
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01. November 2002

SKi Post News
Enjoy winter, attend a Cross-Country Skiing clinic: 'FRIENDS OF FISCHER' NORDIC SKI SOCIAL...
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02. November 2002

Canadian Ski News
Daily Summary for Friday, November 1, 2002 1) MEET CANADIAN ALPINE SKI TEAM OLYMPIANS AT THE CALGARY SKI FEST 2) A...
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02. November 2002

Nor. Team Physician; High Blood Values May be Natural
John Fjellheim, team physician for the Norwegian cross-country skiers, says to http://www.wintersport.as/ that it is per...
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02. November 2002

XC Blood Values from 1989-Present, Values Peaked in 1995
In the never-ending saga of doping charges, Norwegian journalist Vidar Hanstad in a book claims that 23 athletes from 13...
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02. November 2002

Isometse in Fischer Deal
Norwegian press a few weeks ago reported that leading equipment suppliers were to boycott doped cross-country skiers. ...
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03. November 2002

Bjoegen and Skofterud Building on Roller Ski Strength
Vibeke Skofterud and Marit Bjoergen already have medals from world championships, on roller ski that is. Skofterud wo...
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03. November 2002

FIS Points Removed for Doped Skiers
As for FIS points, 50 points or less is required to qualify for cross-country world cup events for men, the number for w...
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04. November 2002

Finland's Ski Jumpers Presentation
FINNISH SKI TEAM 2002-03 SKI JUMPING TEAM A Head Coach: Tommi Nikunen Coach: Kari P...
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04. November 2002

Nordic Combiners With Good Price Money
Ronny Ackermann, Felix Gottwald and Samppa Lajunen all made more than Per Elofsson last season. While the world cup ...
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04. November 2002

Elofsson Uncertain at best
Sweden...
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04. November 2002

Swedish Ski News (Swedish)
USA n...
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04. November 2002

Sweden?s XC Teams With Snow Camp on Home Soil
The Swedish cross-country skiers will spend the next 10 days on snow in Brukksvallarna. The team will have access to 50 ...
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04. November 2002

FINNISH NORDIC COMBINED TEAMS TRAINING IN VUOKATTI
Finnish Nordic Combined A and B-teams are having a training camp in Vuokatti. The snow conditions in Vuokatti are good...
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04. November 2002

Decision of the IBU Executive Board in the Doping Case Vadim Sashurin / BLR
On 4th November 2002, having heard the athlete, the chief coach and the team physician and after intense deliberations t...
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05. November 2002

Decision of the IBU Executive Board in the Doping Case Vadim Sashurin / BLR
On 4th November 2002, having heard the athlete, the chief coach and the team physician and after intense deliberations t...
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05. November 2002

Hannu Manninen recovering going well
Hannu Manninen has recovered well from the motorcycle accident he had 5 weeks ago (where he broke his shoulderblade). ...
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05. November 2002

XC Season Presentation and Updates
The 2002/2003 cross-country season will see 21 individual world cup events, including the sprint events, having started ...
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05. November 2002

Veteran Gavriljuk to Lead Russians
The Russian cross-country women have lost Lazutina, Danilova and Baranova to doping and Tschepalova is pregnant, yet the...
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05. November 2002

US Ski News
RACE RESULTS AND REPORTS FROM US SKIING ALPINE Miller Survives Risks, Finishes 5th Olympic silver medalist Bod...
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05. November 2002

US Team Back on Snow in Fairbanks
U.S. cross country racers could use a little more snow to help local organizers open more terrain at Birch Hill Recreati...
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05. November 2002

Canadian Ski News
1) GLENCOE CLUB HOSTS ALPINE CANADA SNOWBALL NOV. 7 IN CALGARY Please join Alpine Canada Alpin as we celebrate the in...
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06. November 2002

Schmitt Out Until December
Martin Schmitt is stilll not able to jump and has to stay at home as his German teammates travel to Rovaniemi in Finland...
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06. November 2002

Muehlegg Looking to Return
One certainly cannot blame Johann Muehlegg for being pessimistic regarding his skiing future. On his home site Muehle...
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06. November 2002

Swedish World Cup Opener in Financial Trouble
Kiruna, the host for the cross-country events in late November, is reportedly in economic trouble, lacking $70 000 in fu...
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06. November 2002

Danilova and Lazutina Cases Finished in CAS
The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) heard the cases Lazutina and Danilova on 4 and 5 November 2002 Lausanne,...
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06. November 2002

FIS and Doping
The Lazutina and Danilova cases have ended their hearing at CAS on Wednesday. Here is a summary from FIS on the future o...
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07. November 2002

Swedish News, Snowboard Update
WC-DAGS IGEN I TAND...
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07. November 2002

Mikkelsplass Still Part of Norwegian XC
Paal Gunnar Mikkelplass, last year...
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07. November 2002

Myllyla and Company Ending up in CAS?
FIS has decided that the Finnish athletes that have doping bans that expire between the 18th and the 21st of February, n...
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07. November 2002

Nordic Combined Talent Site
The site http://nctalents.vauhti.net/ presents six young and talented Nordic combiners: Petter Tande, Brett Camerota, Er...
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07. November 2002

Former Muehlegg Waxer/Manager Works With US Skiers
Norwegian Ola Berget, former waxer and manager for Johann Muehlegg will, as reported this fall, work for the US cross-co...
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07. November 2002

Wadsworth and Scott Win Trials in Alaska
Results from American trials in Fairbanks, Alaska. US Ski Team Early Season Fairbanks Time-Trial Nov 5, 2002 M...
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07. November 2002

Bill Koch Prensentation
After having had unofficial world cup competitions since 1974, American Bill Koch won the first official cup in 1982. He...
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08. November 2002

Bjoerndalen And Andresen in XC Opener
Norwegian biathletes Ole Einar Bjoerndalen and Frode Andresen are again ready challenge the cross-country skiers in the ...
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08. November 2002

Ole Einar in XC Season Opener
Norwegian biathletes Ole Einar Bjoerndalen and Frode Andresen are again ready challenge the cross-country skiers in the ...
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08. November 2002

2002/2003 Season Presentations, Frode Andresen
Frode Andresen, Norway (born 1973, lives H...
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08. November 2002

Swedish Ski News (Swedish)
Nu ...
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08. November 2002

Kiruna on Track for XC WC Opener
After having been in financial trouble, the cross-country opener in Kiruna now seems on track. The host has managed to a...
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09. November 2002

Lahti doping scandal has cost Finnish Ski Association over three million euros
Skiing success important to Finns The financial losses the Finnish Ski Association (FSA) has sustained so far in t...
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09. November 2002

Smigun Wins XC in Finland, Germany 3 in top 5
Kristina Smigun won the women...
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09. November 2002

Rotchev on Top in Finland
Russian Vasilij Rotchev won a 10k classic cross-country in Muonio on Saturday. The Russian was followed by 3 Germans, Re...
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09. November 2002

Skari Wins Pursuit in Norway
Bente Skari won a Norwegian pursuit cross-country test event at Gaala Saturday morning. The Norwegian women did ski a 5k...
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09. November 2002

Full Results From Muonio XC, Smigun and Rotchev on Top
Full results from cross-country in Muonio, Finland: Women's 5k classic: 1 54 SMIGUN Kristina EST 1094063 16:27,1 3...
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09. November 2002

Scott Strong in Alaska XC
North American Season Opener Fairbanks, Alaska. 11/9/02 (unofficial) Results Women 10km 1. Beckie Scott. C...
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10. November 2002

Smigun Wins Again. Surprise Men's Results
Kristina Smigun won Sunday...
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10. November 2002

Aukland and Estil on Top in Norwegien XC Test
Like last year Norway...
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10. November 2002

Full XC Results from Muonio
Full results from Muonio on Sunday: Women's 5k skate: Notables, Egorova 6th Olympic biathlon champion Pyleva 22nd...
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10. November 2002

Keskinarkaus Wins NC in Finland, Lajunen 3rd
Finnish national teams had a test competition in Vuokatti today on Sunday 10th. Results: (K-90, 10 K): 1) Mikko Ke...
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10. November 2002

American XC Results
US Ski Team skier Kris Freeman, not previously known as a sprinter, won the season opening sprint in Fairbanks, AK, by s...
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11. November 2002

Canadian Ski News
1) THIS WEEK'S SKI RACE SCHEDULE 13.11.2002 -- Coupe Nor Am Cup Women's Slalom, Loveland, Colo. 14.11.2002 -- Coupe ...
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11. November 2002

Nor. Birkebeiner News
Birkebeinerrittet som g...
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11. November 2002

More Biathlon World Cups in the US
The International Biathlon Union confirmed at their Executive Board meeting in Berlin, Germany that two Biathlon World C...
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11. November 2002

More Biathlon World Cups in the US
The International Biathlon Union confirmed at their Executive Board meeting in Berlin, Germany that two Biathlon World C...
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11. November 2002

Alsgaard And Elofsson With Low Expectations
Thomas Alsgaard has long been recognized for his habit of being negative (or simply telling the truth) when appearing on...
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11. November 2002

Ulvang and Smirnov Left Out of Top FIS Position
Slovenian Peter Petricek will continue as Chairman for the FIS Cross-Country Committee until 2004 says race director Ben...
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11. November 2002

Swedish Ski News (Swedish)
Alpina snowboardlandslaget p...
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11. November 2002

FIS Leaves Finland to Make Decision on Banned XC Skiers
During this weekend's FIS council meeting it was decided that the Finnish cross-country skiers Jari isometse, Virpi Kuit...
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12. November 2002

Swedish XC News (Mainly Swedish)
Anders Soedergren won last year...
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12. November 2002

Cold Weather for Bjoerndalen and Company
The Norwegian biathlon men have focused on volume training the last 14 days says head coach Roger Grubben to http://www....
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12. November 2002

Poiree, Bjoerndalen and Andresen vs. Alsgaard in Season Opener
Raphael Poiree, the men...
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12. November 2002

Poiree, Bjoerndalen and Andresen vs. Alsgaard in Season Opener
Raphael Poiree, the men...
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12. November 2002

Swedish Alpine News
Alpina damer t...
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12. November 2002

UK Ski News
Olympians Lead Snowsport GB Towards Turin The British Ski & Snowboard Federation, now trading as Snowsport GB, yester...
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12. November 2002

SKi Post News (US)
Subaru Factory Team Seeking Nordic Ski Technician The Subaru Factory Team www.dreamofit.com, America's number one profe...
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12. November 2002

Changed Fortunes for Isometse
After having signed a deal with Fischer Finland a few days ago, Jari Isometse has lost this deal (with Fischer Finland)....
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12. November 2002

Poiree 2002/2003 Season Update
France...
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13. November 2002

Finland to Select XC Athletes Without Qualification
The Finnish cross-country athletes, originally not being able to enter the 2003 cross-country world championships, have ...
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13. November 2002

Sven Fischer Presentation
Germany...
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13. November 2002

Eikeland Wins Nor Biathlon Test
The Norwegian biathlon women held a sprint test event at Austlid on Wednesday. The women skied 10k with 4 shootings (20 ...
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13. November 2002

Bjoerndalen Wins Biathlon Test in Norway
The Norwegian biathlon team held a test at Austlid on Wednesday. Ole Einar Bjoerndalen won the 12k event (with 4 shootin...
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13. November 2002

Ole Einar Wins Norwegian Test
The Norwegian biathlon team held a test at Austlid on Wednesday. Ole Einar Bjoerndalen won the 12k event (with 4 shootin...
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13. November 2002

Haavard Bjerkeli Update and Background
Norway...
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14. November 2002

Canadian Ski News
1) JANYK PODIUM LEADS 4 CANADIANS INTO LOVELAND NOR AM TOP-10 2) CANADIAN MASTERS ALPINE RACING 1) JANYK PODIUM LEA...
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14. November 2002

Swedish Snowboard and Alpine News (Swe.)
SNOWBOARD NEWS: Lisa nytt ansikte i alpina snowboardlandslaget M...
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14. November 2002

Swedish Ski News
Skidorienterarna v...
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14. November 2002

Val di Fiemme 2003 Update
COUNT DOWN IN VAL DI FIEMME FOR THE FIS NORDIC WORLD SKI CHAMPIONSHIPS After the outstanding success of 1991 Nordic...
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14. November 2002

Hammer Leads Test Event
Kristian Hammer leads a Norwegian Nordic combined test event after the jumping event. The team stays at Lillehammer. ...
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14. November 2002

TESTRENN PÅ LILLEHAMMER
RESULTATER FRA DAGENS TESTRENN P...
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14. November 2002

Swiss Ski Jumping 2003 Presentation (Eng. Ger. Fre.)
With 2 Olympic gold medals to Simon Amman in the 2002 Olympics, the Swiss ski jumpers hope for another great season. ...
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14. November 2002

Hammer Wins NC Test in Norway
After winning the ski jumping part, Kristian Hammer cruised to victory in a Norwegian Nordic combined test event at Lill...
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14. November 2002

Simard Wins Nor Am, Ertl 2nd, Kostellic 7th
SIMARD STRIKES GOLD IN NOR AM GS Loveland, Colo. (November 15, 2002) - Genevi...
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15. November 2002

Norwegian skiing coaches recommend avoiding contact with Finnish doping skiers
Top Norwegian cross-country skiing coaches have recommended that Norwegian athletes avoid contact with the Finnish skier...
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15. November 2002

Transjurassienne 2003, here we go!
The Transjurassienne was created in 1979 by Jacky Mandrillon and Georges Berthet. It has now become the most popular ma...
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15. November 2002

Biathletes vs Cross-Country in XC Season Opener
Saturday will mark the chance of the world...
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15. November 2002

Biathletes vs Cross-Country in XC Season Opener
Saturday will mark the chance of the world...
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15. November 2002

Fate of Myllyla and Company to be Decided in Finland
The Finnish Ski Association has held meetings on Friday to settle the fate of Myllyla and company regarding their partic...
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15. November 2002

Finland Leaves Myllyla, Isometse and Other Skiers Out of Val Di Fiemme
Finland has decided that only Virpi Kuitunen, the women...
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15. November 2002

Elden/Bjergen Fastest at 100 Meters XC
Results from 100 meters cross-country sprint at Beito, Norway on Friday: Final women: 1 2 V Bj...
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15. November 2002

Alsgaard, Andresen, Bjoerndalen Within One Minute at Beito, Norway
Starting lists women's 5k skate and men's 10k skate, Beito, Norway on Saturday. Women start at 12:00 CET, men at 13:0...
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15. November 2002

Swedish XC Results
Women's 5k classic from Sweden on Saturday, senior class below KLASS: D17-18 Results also on this link: ...
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16. November 2002

Ski Post News
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16. November 2002

Beckie Scott Named Top Canadian Skier
Cross Country skier Beckie Scott of Vermillion, Alberta, is the recipient of the 2002 John Semmelink Award as Canada\\\...
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16. November 2002

Frediksson Wins XC Opener in Sweden, Elofsson 13th
Mathias Fredriksson won Saturday...
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16. November 2002

Skari Injured, Sorkmo Wine Norwegian XC Opener
With Bente Skari injured and Hilde Pedersen and Marit Bjoergen sick, veteran skier Maj Helen Sorkmo grabbed the opportun...
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16. November 2002

Bauer Beats Italians in Kiruna
Chech cross-country skier Lukas Bauer won a 10k skate in Kiruna on Saturday. Italians Fulvia Vabusa and Pietro Piller Co...
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16. November 2002

Bjervig Wins in Norway, Alsgaard 3rd, Bjoerndalen 7th
Espen Bjervig won the men...
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16. November 2002

Norway Faces Team Selection Challenges
Norway, recording the first 8 spots in the men...
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16. November 2002

Starting Lists XC Beito, Norway, 171102
Women's 10k classic at 12:00 CET: 1 Touvila, Miia S...
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16. November 2002

Ek And Fredriksson Win XC in Sweden
Elin Ek and Mathias Fredriksson won the Swedish cross-country events on Sunday. Per Elofsson did not ski in the men...
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17. November 2002

Skari Wins by One Minute in Norway
Bente Skari won a 10k classic cross-country event at Beito on Sunday. The leading Norwegian classic specialist won by al...
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17. November 2002

Nor Am Alpine Results, Schoenenfelder Wins
Nor Am results from Loveland, USA, men's slalom: 1) Rainer Sch...
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17. November 2002

US Ski News
Momentum: Chasing the Olympic Dream New book on what it is to be a cross-country ski racer in America for sale in ti...
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17. November 2002

Estil, Aukland, Hjelmeset Top 3 in XC in Norway
Frode Estil, with 2 silver and a gold from the 2002 Olympics, won the men...
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17. November 2002

Sweden Selects XC WC Team
Per Elofsson heads the Swedish men...
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17. November 2002

Alpine News and Results from the US
1) UPCOMING MAJOR SKI RACE SCHEDULE WORLD CUP 21.11.2002 -- Women's Giant Slalom, Park City, Utah 22.11.2002 -- Men...
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18. November 2002

French XC News
French selection for the Kiruna WC Results /R...
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18. November 2002

Finland Aims for XC Medals in Val di Fiemme
Finland...
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18. November 2002

Swiss XC Update (Ger. Fre.)
Langlauf: Gute Klassierungen in Davos und an WM W...
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18. November 2002

Norway Selects XC WC Teams
As Frode Andresen ruled himself out, the selection of the Norwegian men...
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18. November 2002

Finland XC Selection for Kiruna
Finnish Cross Country Ski Team for the World Cup Kiruna Sweden 22.-23.11.2002 Ladies Elina Hientam...
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18. November 2002

Pequegnot Wins Slalom in CO, USA
Monday November 18, 2002 Women's Slalom, Loveland Colo. 1 PEQUEGNOT Laure FRA 44.66, 48.06, 1'32.72...
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19. November 2002

Swedish Ski News (Swedish)
Svenska herr...
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19. November 2002

XC World Cup Update, The First Years
The first unofficial cross-country world cup for men was held in 1974, the women joined in 1979. The first results: ...
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19. November 2002

Myllyla Aiming For Vasaloppet
Having been left out of the 2003 world championships, Mika Myllyla, has been rumoured to participate in the Swedish Vasa...
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19. November 2002

FIS Media Info
The Cross-Country athletes having run their first competitions in Dusseldorf a few weeks ago already, the World Cup sea...
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19. November 2002

Weekend summary and results, cross-country
Weekend summary and results, cross-country: Fredriksson wins season opener in Sweden, Elofsson 13th: http://www.wi...
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20. November 2002

No XC WC for Andresen
Norwegian biathlete Frode Andresen, having placed 4th in the Norwegian cross-country opener on Saturday, soon after the ...
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20. November 2002

ACCIDENT INSURANCE COVERAGE FOR CANADIAN FIS ATHLETES
After broadly soliciting quotes from a wide range of accident and medical insurance providers, Alpine Canada has renew...
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20. November 2002

Finnish NC News
The Finnish Nordic Combined team has been in Kuusamo since Sunday evening to gain some good training in big hill. The...
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20. November 2002

Czech XC selection for Kiruna
Ladies - Helena Balatkova - Kamila Rajdlova - Katerina Smutna Men - Luka...
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20. November 2002

FIS Takes Charge in Doping Matters
The Finnish cross-country athletes were cleared from FIS to enter the 2003 world championships, Finland later nixed thei...
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20. November 2002

FIS Doping Rules Sanction Catalogue
These are the concrete steps/suggestions taken by FIS on the doping matters. Athletes may now be excluded from champ...
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20. November 2002

Without Elofsson, Sweden has Modest Expectations for XC WC Opener
Sweden...
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20. November 2002

Numerous and Various Doping Allegations Emerge in Norway
A Norwegian tv station on Wednesday made several claims regarding potential doping in Norway, these are some of the majo...
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21. November 2002

Norwegian XC News
After a TV program on Wednesday with unclear ...
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21. November 2002

Skari, Neumannova, Smigun, Women's XC Favorites
With the once dominant Russians out, there are 3 huge favorites in the women...
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21. November 2002

Ski Post News from the US
Combi Skis: For the parents and coaches of kids trying to get into the sport with only one pair of skis Andrew Gardne...
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21. November 2002

Swedish Ski News (Swedish)
Svenska Skidf...
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21. November 2002

Start Lists Women's GS Park City 211102
1 515268 NEF Sonja 1972 SUI VK 2 295342 PUTZER Karen 1978 ITA RO 3 55198 DORFMEISTER Michaela 1973 AUT BL 4 505483 PA...
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21. November 2002

Estil Holds Veerpalu as Role Model in Classic
The doping matter in cross-country skiing is reaching almost desperate proportions in terms of press coverage and accusa...
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21. November 2002

Can Alpine News
LOUIS GARNEAU TO SUPPLY TECHNICAL UNDERWEAR FOR NATIONAL SKI TEAM 5-YEAR PARTNERSHIP KEEPS CANADIAN ATHLETES WARM AND...
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21. November 2002

Neumannova Out for Season
As http://www.wintersport.as/ reported earlier this week, it appeared that Katarina Neumanova would not take part in the...
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21. November 2002

Aus. XC Report, Hoffmann Calls for Longer Skate Events
The Austrian cross-country skiers have modest expectations for the season opener, hoping for top 30 in the men...
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22. November 2002

Women's GS Results from Park City
1 355002 HEEB-BATLINER Birgit LIE 1:11.60 1:15.18 2:26.78 0.00 2 55212 MEISSNITZER Alexandra AUT 1:11.54...
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22. November 2002

Can/US Ski News
Canadian racers Allison Forsyth and Britt Janyk scored top-10 results in the women's World Cup giant slalom ski race Thu...
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22. November 2002

Men?s 2002/2003 XC Update, Analyses and Presentations
With uncertainly surrounding both Per Elofsson and Thomas Alsgaard, are there really any other serious contenders for th...
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22. November 2002

German XC Report
Manuela Henkel, a part of the German gold medals winners from the women...
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22. November 2002

Zimjatov Back on International Arena
Nikolai Zimjatov, Olympic champion on the 30k, 50k and relay from 1980 and the 30k from 1984, will be working with the A...
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22. November 2002

Norwegian TV Station Apologizes for Doping Charges
The Norwegian TV2 got its accusations back in its face on Friday when its CEO had to apologize to the Norwegian press an...
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22. November 2002

WS XC Presentation, Stats and Athletes
The second 2002/2003 season cross-country world cup opener will take place in Kiruna on Saturday. Men's favorites Tho...
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22. November 2002

Kiruna Start Lists Saturday
Women...
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22. November 2002

Men's GS Park City, USA 221102
1 510318 VON GRUENIGEN Michael SUI 1:11.19 1:11.89 2:23.08 0.00 2 50126 MAYER Christian AUT 1:11.73 1:1...
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23. November 2002

Hannu Manninen in his own class in Rovaniemi
Hannu Manninen won the First Snow competition in Rovaniemi, 1.14 ahead of Germany's Ronny Ackermann. Samppa Lajunen fi...
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23. November 2002

Standings After 2,3 k Women's XC Kiruna (5 full distance)
1 34 Kuenzel Claudia GER *10:32:00 5:42.7 0.0 2 27 Korosteleva Natalia RUS *10:28:30 5:43.4 +0.7 ...
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23. November 2002

Smigun/Sachenbacher Tie for Win in Kiruna
With Lazutina, Danilova, Tschepalova (pregnant), Belmondo, Pedersen (sick this weekend) and Neumannova (pregnant) out fr...
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23. November 2002

XC Presentations, Top 4 and Behle
Kristna Smigun (Estonia), WINNER Latest: Tied for win in 2002 XC world cup opener in Kiruna No success in the ...
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23. November 2002

Men's XC Kiruna, Standings After 3,3k and 7,3k
Standings after 7,3k: 1 178 Vittoz Vincent FRA 12:09:00 17:02.2 0.0 2 185 Piller Cottrer Pietro ITA...
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23. November 2002

France?s Vittoz Wins XC Opener
France...
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23. November 2002

XC Presentatios Men's Class
Vinzent Vittoz won the 2002 xc season opener in Kiruna http://www.wintersport.as/vittoz/ Pietro Piller Cottrer (bo...
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23. November 2002

Poiree Beats Andresen in Norway
Raphael Poiree shot one miss out of ten and won the Norwgian biathlon sprint opener on Saturday. Frode Andresen showed i...
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23. November 2002

XC Relays, Background and Stats
The cross-country skiers will ski mixed relays on Sunday, 4X5k for women and 4X10k for men. As the weather is cold, ...
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23. November 2002

Poiree Beats Andresen in Norway
Raphael Poiree shot one miss out of ten and won the Norwgian biathlon sprint opener on Saturday. Frode Andresen showed i...
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23. November 2002

Women's Slalom Park City
1 5 Kostelic Janica (CRO) 0.00 1.39.61 1.39.61 - 2 6 Pascal Saioni Christelle (FRA) 0.00 1.40.31 1.40.31 + 0.70 3 20...
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24. November 2002

Norway Dominates Women?s XC Relay
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24. November 2002

Poiree Dominates Biathlon in Norway
After having won the sprint on Saturday, Raphael Poiree dominated the biathlon pursuit at Geilo, Norway, on Sunday. S...
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24. November 2002

Poiree Wins in Norway
After having won the sprint on Saturday, Raphael Poiree dominated the biathlon pursuit at Geilo, Norway, on Sunday. S...
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24. November 2002

Ahonen Dominates in Finland
Janne Ahonen won a Finnish ski jumping events in Rovaniemi last Thursday. Ahonen was 30 points ahead of Jussi Hautamaek...
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24. November 2002

Canadian Ski News
1) LAKE LOUISE RACECOURSE GETS GREEN LIGHT FROM FIS PROS Lake Louise, Alta. (November 24, 2002) - International Ski Fed...
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24. November 2002

Can Alpine News/WC Update
A new pair of Rossignols was just what the doctor ordered for Thomas Grandi, who skied from the back of the pack to a to...
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25. November 2002

Hetland Leads Men's XC WC Standings
Norway...
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25. November 2002

Sachenbacher Leads Women's XC WC
Women...
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25. November 2002

Von Grueningen and Kostelic Lead Alpine WC
Men's world cup alpine standings: 1 Von Gr...
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25. November 2002

Norwegian TV Channel in About Face on Doping Charges
The Norwegian TV channel TV2 has agreed to pay $700 000,- to compensate for the false accusations made by the station re...
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25. November 2002

Kyroe Draws Similarities Between Norway and DDR in Doping
Kari Pekke Kyroe, former Finnish cross-country head coach (ended after Lahii 2001), has been quoted in some press saying...
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26. November 2002

Vittoz Records First French XC Victory
Vinzent Vittoz took France...
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26. November 2002

Swedish XC News (Swedish)
Haninge n...
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26. November 2002

Elofsson Skips Davos, Out of Overall WC?
Last season...
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26. November 2002

Norwegian and Finnish XC Selections
Norwegian cross-country selection for Kuusamo (selection made last week): Men...
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26. November 2002

Biathlon Opener Confirmed Moved to Sweden
Due to lack of snow, Oestersund, Sweden, has been chosen to replace Hochfilzen for the biathlon world cup opener next we...
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26. November 2002

Biathlon Opener Confirmed Moved to Sweden
Due to lack of snow, Oestersund, Sweden, has been chosen to replace Hochfilzen for the biathlon world cup opener next we...
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26. November 2002

SNART I GANG IGJEN!
Etter en lang sommer med mye trening er det n...
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26. November 2002

Nor Am Alpine Update, Schlopy Wins Slalom
1) WINTERSTART WELCOMES THE WORLD World Cup Races Focus Spotlight on Lake Louise Lake Louise, Alberta, (November 2...
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27. November 2002

Younger Brother Bjoerndalen Back on National Team
Norway has made its selections for the first 2 biathlon world cups. Dag Bjoerndalen, brother of Ole Einar, made the team...
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27. November 2002

Hammer and Nor. NC Team Looks Forward to WC Opener
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27. November 2002

Swedish XC News (Swedish)
N...
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27. November 2002

Hannawald and Schmitt Presentation
Martin Schmitt (born 1978 Germany) Latest: Still injury problems fall 2002, likely to skip first world cup events...
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27. November 2002

Ski Jumping Analyses, Part One
The ski jumping season will start this weekend in Kuusamo, these are some comments and facts on the athletes and teams. ...
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27. November 2002

Top 3 XC Men Skip Kuusamo
As the cross-country world cups continue this weekend, the men...
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28. November 2002

Eberharter Fastest in Training
Nine days after his 18th birthday, Fran...
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28. November 2002

Swedish Ski News (Swedish)
Halfpipeg...
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28. November 2002

Elofsson With Training Period After Kuusamo
Per Elofsson will ski in Kuusamo on Saturday before he takes a 2 weeks training period. http://www.wintersport.as/elo...
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28. November 2002

Alsgaard Skips Kiruna
Thomas Alsgaard will not take part in the Kuusamo events this weekend says Bjoernar Hoekonsmoen, Norwegian chief of spor...
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28. November 2002

Swiss Ski News (German)
Freestyle Saison 2002/2003 WM-Medaille im Visier Mit den Weltmeisterschaften am Olympiaschauplatz Deer Valley (USA...
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28. November 2002

Peterka Wins Qalification in Kuusamo
Former double overall world cup winner Primoz Peterka won the ski jumping qualification in Kuusamo on Thursday. The S...
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28. November 2002

Ackermann Strong in the Hill Ahead of NC Opener
The Nordic combined athletes start their season on Friday with the normal program in Kuusamo, Finland 2001/2002 stand...
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28. November 2002

AC Alpine Results
World Cup downhill racers experimented with new training run strategies Thursday, setting them up for Friday...
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29. November 2002

Manninen Wins NC Sprint in FInland, 5 Germans in Top 6
Nordic combined sprint results from Kuusamo: All results on this link: http://www.wintersport.as/combined/index2.h...
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29. November 2002

Peterka Wins Ski Jumping Season Opener
Former double world cup winner Primoz Peterka won the ski jumping world cup opener in Kuusamo on Friday. In a tigth f...
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29. November 2002

XC Start Lists for Kuusamo Saturday
Women's 10K classic cross-country start lists Kuusamo Saturday 09:00 CET: 1 AROLA Anni FIN 10:00:30 nat 2 KOUKI Reij...
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29. November 2002

Ski Jumping Stats
Germany won the nations cup in ski jumping 2001/2002 with a small margin on Austria and Finland. Japan and Slovenia foll...
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29. November 2002

Ski Jumping Analyses, Part Two
The ski jumping season will start this evening in Kuusamo, these are some comments and facts on the athletes and teams. ...
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29. November 2002

The appeals filed by Larissa Lazutina and Olga Danilova dismissed by the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS)
Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) has dismissed the appeals filed by the Russian cross-country skiers Larissa Lazutin...
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29. November 2002

Norwegian XC Men; Tough Act to Follow in Classic
Last year the Norwegian cross-country men captured the 8 top spots in the first classic cross-country event of the seaso...
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30. November 2002

Women's Super G, Aspen, CO, USA
1 205117 GERG Hilde GER 1:17.89 0.00 2 385022 KOSTELIC Janica CRO 1:17.95 0.75 3 295588 KOSTNER Iso...
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30. November 2002

US XC Results
-USA results- Freeman Sweep Wagner Dominates The Freeman brothers took one and two in Friday...
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30. November 2002

XC Intermediate Standings Kuusamo
The standings after 6,1k of the women's 10k classic in Kuusamo: 1 68 Skari Bente NOR *10:34:00 17:29.0 0.0 ...
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30. November 2002

Skari With Clear Win in Kuusamo
Bente Skari left no doubt who is the leading women...
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30. November 2002

XC Intermediate Standings Kuusamo, Men's 15k
Standings after 12,4k men's 15k classic: 1 49 Rotchev Vassili RUS *12:24:30 31:23.3 0.0 2 70 Bauer L...
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30. November 2002

Russian Rotchev Wins Men?s XC Classic in Kuusamo
Russia...
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30. November 2002

XC Presentatios Men and Women
Vassili Rotchev, Russia Won 15k classic Kuusamo 301102 Father with same name strong skier in 70...
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30. November 2002

Rotchev and Smigun Lead XC World Cups
Russia...
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30. November 2002

Winter sport results, Norwegian XC, European cup biathlon, Canadian biathlon
XC Sprint Norway Trond Iversen only 12th in the men...
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30. November 2002

Widhoelzl Wins in Kuusamo
Andreas Widhoelzl won his 17th individual world cup event in Kuusamo on Saturday. Janne Ahonen, leading after the first ...
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30. November 2002

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