News Archive; December 2003


Canadian Alpine News
THREE IN THE TOP 30 FOR CANADIAN MEN AT 2003 CIBC LAKE LOUISE WINTERSTART WORLD CUP SUPER G Hermann Maier victorious ...
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01. December 2003

Almost Full Norwegian A XC Team to Skip Italy XC Event
Anders Aukland, Oddbjoern Hjelmeset, Jens Arne Svartedal, Tore Bjonviken and Frode Estil, all from the Norwegian men...
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01. December 2003

No Hoffmann in Toblach
Mikhail Botwinow will return to the world cup the next weekend, he will be joined by Gerhard Urain and Martin Tauber. ...
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01. December 2003

US XC News and Results
WEST YELLOWSTONE, Mont. (Nov. 28) ...
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01. December 2003

Finnish NC News (Fin.Eng.)
T...
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01. December 2003

Berger Beats Poiree and Bjoerndalen With Strong XC Skiing
There were European cups in biathlon in Norway last weekend, Raphael Poiree won the men...
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02. December 2003

Skjelbreid Poiree With 2 Strong Wins This Season
Liv Grete Skjelbreid Poiree skied in a national competition in Norway last weekend with great performance. Skjelbrei...
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02. December 2003

Leading Norwegians Travel to Livigno to Prepare for Davos
Norwegian cross-country skiers Frode Estil, Anders Aukland, Oddbjoern Hjelmeset and Jens Arne Svartedal will skip this...
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02. December 2003

Nor Am Results
LUSTENBERGER, KELLY IN TOP-5 AT FINAL NOR AM GS AT PARK CITY Canada's new crop of national racers gain experience on ...
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02. December 2003

Elofsson Returns in Toblach, Brink Uncertain
Anders Soedergren, coming from 3rd and 2nd last weekend, leads the Swedish men...
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02. December 2003

Kirsten Klark Interview
Go for gold interview with American alpne skier Kirsten Klark: Kirsten Clark From Raymond, Maine, to Best in the Wo...
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03. December 2003

Canadian Alpine News
FERNIE, BC'S EMILY BRYDON WINS OPENING WORLD CUP DOWNHILL TRAINING RUN AT THE 2003 CIBC LAKE LOUISE WINTERSTART Lake...
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03. December 2003

Biathlon Stats. 2003 WC Standings
The biathlon world cup starts again in Finland on Thursday with sprints for men and women, these are the overall standin...
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03. December 2003

Men?s biathlon analyses
The biathlon men will ski sprints in Finland on Thursday, here is some background on some of the athletes: Ole Einar ...
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03. December 2003

Men's Biathon Background
Read more on last season...
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03. December 2003

Change of Venues in Downhill
PARK CITY, Utah (Dec. 3) - Poor snow conditions in the French Alps have forced the International Ski Federation (FIS) to...
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03. December 2003

Becaert on the Net
Welcome on my new website, which I let you discover. http://www.sylviebecaert.com/english.htm At this moment, the...
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03. December 2003

Worldloppet News
The Keskinada organization is proud to welcome Beckie Scott as a participant in its 26th edition to be held next Februa...
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03. December 2003

Biathlon Start Lists
Start lists sprint events women and men biathlon world cup opener in Kontiolahti on Thursday: Women's sprint, start a...
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03. December 2003

Biathlon Odds Comments
Odds Comments from www.nordicbet.com ehead of the biathlon opener. 234280 04-12-03 12:15 Poiree R - Gross R 1.70 2....
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03. December 2003

Bailly Wins Biathlon Opener, Poiree and Disl Next
Sandrine Bailly won the women...
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04. December 2003

NC WC News
NORDIC COMBINED IN ANY CASE VAL DI FIEMME CONFIRMS THE WORLD CUP It...
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04. December 2003

Bjoerndalen Leads 4 Norwegian on Top
With fantastic cross-country skiing the Norwegian biathletes dominated the sprint event in the biathlon season opener in...
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04. December 2003

Biathlon Men' Sprint Finland 041203
1 40 BJOERNDALEN Ole Einar NOR 0 0 0 29:44.0 2 33 HANEVOLD Halvard NOR 0 0 0 +25.1 3 6 ANDRESEN Frode N...
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04. December 2003

Maier Fastest in Training
MAIER LEADS FIRST AND ONLY DOWNHILL TRAINING RUN AT BEAVER CREEK Whistler's Jeff Hume top Canadian in training Bea...
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05. December 2003

Elofsson Out from Toblach
Per Elofsson is sick and will not ski the men...
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05. December 2003

Odds Comments XC
Some odds comments from https://www.nordicbet.com/index.cfm for the men...
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05. December 2003

Teichmann Favorite in Men?s XC Skate
With the momentum the German cross-country skiers have had this season and with the likes of Elofsson and Hoffmann not s...
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05. December 2003

Skjelbreid Poiree Brings Norway Victory in Women's Biathlon Relay
Results from the women...
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05. December 2003

Piller Cottrer Uncertain or?
Pietro Piller Cottrer reportedly fell last Wednesday during training getting some contusions. This morning he joined the...
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05. December 2003

Andresen and Berger Dropped From Nor. Biathlon Team
Norway has dropped Frode Andresen and Lars Berger, 3rd and 4th on the sprint from Thursday, respectively, from them men...
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05. December 2003

Smigun Favorite in Women's XC, Tchepalova Tries Again
Women's 15k skate mass start, start at 09:30 CET on Saturday: Favorite, Smigun, Scott makes season debut in Europe, T...
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05. December 2003

XC Men's Start Lists for 30k MS Skate Toblach
Start list men's 30k cross-country skate mass start in Toblach on 12:15 CET on Saturday: World cup standings: http...
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05. December 2003

XC Info From Toblach (Eng.Ita.)
Wonderful snow conditions, excellent weather, a group of brave competitors coming from 22 nations and an organization pe...
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05. December 2003

Smigun Dominates in Toblach
After the field stayed mostly together on the first 5k loop, Kristina Smigun took off after around 6k ont the women...
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06. December 2003

Smigun Presentation
Kristna Smigun (Estonia) Latest: Won 15k skate mass start Toblach December 2003, Shevchenko and Kuenzel next 3rd...
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06. December 2003

Fredrikssson Wins in Toblach/8 Nations in Top 8
The men...
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06. December 2003

Germany Wins Men's Biathlon, Norway only 6th
Coming from a top 4 dominance in the sprint on Thursday, the Norwegian biathlon men started out by dropping Berger (4th)...
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06. December 2003

XC News From The Toblach Host (Eng. Ita.)
KRISTINA SMIGUN FROM ESTONIA DOMINATES THE 15 KM SKATING IN DOBBIACO Kristina Smigun who is 26 years old and comes f...
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06. December 2003

Norwegian Victory in Ski Jumping in Trondheim
Roar Ljoekelsoey from Norway won a tight world cup night event in Trondheim, Norway, on Saturday. Ahonen finished 2nd...
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06. December 2003

XC News Clips from Toblach
Various news clips from Toblach in English, German and Italian: MATHIAS FREDRIKSSON WINS THE 30 KM IN DOBBIACO ...
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06. December 2003

NC Comments from Trondheim
Sehr geehrte Damen und Herren! Obwohl es noch am Donnerstag ausgesehen hat, als ob man mitten im Oktober sei, konnte...
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06. December 2003

Team Sprint Background Toblach
THE CONCLUSION OF THE WORLD CUP IN DOBBIACO WITH THE TEAM SPRINT The team-sprint 6...
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06. December 2003

Biathlon Start Lists
Women...
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06. December 2003

Skjelbreid Poiree Dominates Women's Pursuit
After placing 2nd on the sprint on Thursday and dominating the relay on Saturday, Norway's Liv Grete Skjelbreid Poiree c...
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07. December 2003

Canadian Alpine News
CANADA'S EMILY BRYDON TIES BEST-EVER CANADIAN WOMEN'S DOWNHILL RESULT AT CIBC LAKE LOUISE WINTERSTART France's Carole...
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07. December 2003

Bjoerndalen Wins Again in Pursuit
Ole Einar Bjoerndalen, starting with a clear lead from the sprint on Thursday, took off from start in the men...
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07. December 2003

NC in Trondheim Cancelled
Due to too changing winds, the Nordic Combined competition is cancelled!!! At the moment there is no idea of holding th...
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07. December 2003

Norway Wins Women's Sprint Relay
Norway with Hilde Pedersen and Marit Bjoergen won the women...
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07. December 2003

Hetland Beats Larsson in Photo Finish in XC Team Sprint
The men...
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07. December 2003

Worldloppet News
MORE THAN 3.500 REGISTERED IN THE 31ST MARCIALONGA DI FIEMME E FASSA Born as race for real cross-country ski lover...
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08. December 2003

Alpine WC News
ERIK GUAY 17TH AT BEAVER CREEK WORLD CUP SUPER G Bjarne Solbakken of Norway takes top spot ahead of Maier, Knauss ...
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08. December 2003

Women's Alpine News
BRYDON, SIMARD TOP CANADIANS AT FINAL EVENT OF 2003 LAKE LOUISE WINTERSTART Germany's Renate Goetschl wins women's Wo...
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08. December 2003

ASIAGO NORDIC SKI WOLRD CUP IS CANCELLED
The President of the organizer committee of the World Cup of Asiago of December 16, Francesco Gattolin, communicates tha...
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08. December 2003

XC Notes from Sunday
Various notes from the Toblach host from Sunday: NORWEGIANS FIRST IN THE TEAM RACE, THIRD PLACE FOR THE ITALIAN ...
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08. December 2003

Fredriksson Takes Lead in Men's XC
After 5 events in the men...
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08. December 2003

Val di Fiemme Takes over Asiago Event
NEW CROSS COUNTRY WORLD CUP SPRINT FOR VAL DI FIEMME (ITALY) The 16th of December sprint race TC in Passo Lavaz...
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08. December 2003

Worldloppet News
FIS Marathon Cup 2003/04 circuit starts with La Sgambeda on Sunday, 14 December 42 km FT Italian race La Sgambeda op...
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08. December 2003

Norway Makes XC Selections for Davos
The Norwegian cross-country teams for Davos next weekend, 10 classic for women, 15k classic for men, mix relays on Sunda...
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08. December 2003

Swiss Ski News
Franco Cavegn im Super-G gest...
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08. December 2003

Asiago XC WC News
XC SKI WORLD CUP: SEE YOU IN ASIAGO NEXT DECEMBER 2004 Asiago (Vicenza) ...
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08. December 2003

Worldloppet News
A FEW DAYS FROM LA SGAMBEDA Last week for the count-down to La Sgambeda, the Livigno crosscountry ski opens on Sunday...
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09. December 2003

Nor Am News
CIBC NOR AM CUP: ALLISON FORSYTH SECOND IN SUPER G David Anderson, Fran...
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09. December 2003

Malysz Leads Ski Jumping World Cup
Poland...
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09. December 2003

German Sprint Team Disqualified due to Ski Changes
The German cross-country team of Tobias Angerer and Rene Sommerfeldt was disqualified from the men...
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09. December 2003

Finnish XC News
Finland has made these selections for the cross-country events in Davos next weekend. Davos, SUI 13.-14.12.03 Ladi...
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09. December 2003

Saisonende für Franco Cavegn
Swiss-Ski teilt mit: Saisonende f...
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10. December 2003

Nor Am News
CHRISTINA RISLER IN TOP-5 AT CIBC NOR AM CUP SUPER G Bryna McCarty repeats win Lake Louise, Alta. (December 10, 20...
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10. December 2003

100 Meters XC Sprint, An Update
American cross-country skiers reportedly set new official world records on 100 meters sprint last weekend, here is some ...
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10. December 2003

Davos Favorites Prepare in Livgino
Norwegian cross-country skiers Anders Aukland the classic winner from Kuusamo 2 weeks ago, Jens Arne Svartedal, runner-u...
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10. December 2003

Tchepalova Still not in Top Shape
Julija Tchepalova, the 2002 women...
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10. December 2003

Val di Fiemme Nordic Updates
THREE DAYS AT VAL DI FIEMME WITH THE NORDIC CHAMPIONS The organisation engine at Val di Fiemme - Italy - has alr...
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10. December 2003

Bjoerndalen Favorite in Hochfilzen
The biathlon world cup will start its 2nd week in Hochfilzen on Thursday with sprint events for men and women, the men w...
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10. December 2003

Comments, Odds and Start Lists Women's Biathlon
After 3 impressive performances last week, Liv Grete Skjelbreid Poiree is the favourite in the women...
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10. December 2003

Men's Biathlon Odds and Start Lists
Some odds comments: 237322 11-12-03 14:15 Bj...
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10. December 2003

Ski Post News from the US
************************************************************* Enjoy winter: Attend a Subaru Factory Team clinic in Pa...
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11. December 2003

Nor Am News
Lake Louise, Alta. (December 10, 2003) - Vancouver, BC's Christina Risler was the leader in the first women's downhill...
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11. December 2003

Zubrilova Likely Winnner in Women's Sprint
Olena Zubrilova has taken a clear lead in the women...
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11. December 2003

Berger Wins with 3 Missed Shots
Norway...
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11. December 2003

Lars Berger Presentation/Background
Lars Berger won the men...
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11. December 2003

Elofsson to Skip Rest of the Season
Per Elofsson, double world champion from 2001 and 2001 and 2002 men...
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11. December 2003

NC Updates 111203
LOT OF SNOW IN VAL DI FIEMME FOR THE WORLD CUP WONDERFUL SLOPES FOR THE NORDIC COMBINED Val di Fiemme is full of...
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11. December 2003

NC Odds
Head to head odds for Nordic combined Gundersen on Friday, from https://www.nordicbet.co -12-03 09:00 Manninen H - La...
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12. December 2003

Nor Am News
CANADIANS LEAD MEN'S, WOMEN'S DOWNHILL TRAINING AT CIBC NOR AM CUP IN LAKE LOUISE Calgary's Brad Spence on top of men...
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12. December 2003

Ackermann Leads NC in Italy (Eng.Ger.)
The great protagonists who were expected to show great performances made a good race in the ski jumping competition whic...
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12. December 2003

Start List NC Gundersen Val di Fiemme 121203
Cross-country will start at 14:30 CET: 1 ACKERMANN Ronny WSV Oberhof 05 GER 241.5 0.0 0:00 2 GOTTWALD Felix SC ...
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12. December 2003

Swedish XC News/Davos Update (Eng. Swe.)
Mathias Fredriksson will arrive in Davos Friday, thus choosing a completely different strategy than Estonia and Norway, ...
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12. December 2003

Ackermann Records 4th Win of the Season (Ger. Text)
Ronny Ackermann won his 4th event in a row as he won the Nordic combined Gundersen in Val di Fiemme on Friday. Result...
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12. December 2003

Hjelmeset Sick, Skips Davos
Norway...
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12. December 2003

Ski Jumping Qualification from Neustadt/Hannawald Best
Qualification results from Neustadt, the top 15 in the overall world cup dominated (they are prequalified): 1 72 Han...
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12. December 2003

Women's XC Update Davos
Start list women...
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12. December 2003

Men's XC Update/Davos
Start list men...
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12. December 2003

Norway and Russia Favorites in Men's Biathlon Relay
Start list and comments for the men...
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12. December 2003

Pranger Wins European Cup
AUSTRIA'S MANFRED PRANGER KNOCKS OUT COMPETITION IN EUROPA CUP K-O SLALOM Ottawa duo post best Canadian results Obe...
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13. December 2003

Biathlon and Ski Jumping Odds for Saturday
Biathlon and ski jumping odds from https://www.nordicbet.com Men...
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13. December 2003

Shevchenko Wins Women's XC in Davos
Comments and results from the women's 10k classic in Davos on Suturday: Shevchenko, 2nd win of the season in classic,...
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13. December 2003

Haseney Leads NC in Val di Fiemme
Results from the 10k mass start in Nordic combined in Val di Fiemme, the athletes will jump later in the day. The las...
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13. December 2003

Veerpalu Wins in Davos, Pankratov 2nd
Comments and results from the men...
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13. December 2003

Norway Dominates Men's Biathlon Relay
Norway dominated the men...
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13. December 2003

NC Comments from Val di Fiemme (Eng.Ger.)
Hannu Manninen is 25 years old and comes from Finland: he has won the second race of Nordic Combined world cup which has...
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13. December 2003

Bystoel WIns COC at Lillehammer
There were COC ski jumping events at Lillehammer on Saturday. Lars Bystoel won ahead of Wolfgang Loitzl and Morten Sole...
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13. December 2003

Men's and Women's XC Update/Relays Davos
The men...
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13. December 2003

Women's Biathlon Update/Pursuit Hochfilzen
This season...
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13. December 2003

Biathlon Update/Men's Pursuit Hochfilzen
Start list and comments for the men...
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13. December 2003

FIS Marathon News
LA SGAMBEDA Livigno (SO) ITALY ...
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14. December 2003

Odds Comments for Sunday 141203
Some biathlon odds for Sunday: https://www.nordicbet.com 239093 14-12-03 14:45 Berger L - Bj...
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14. December 2003

Norway Wins Undramatic XC Relay
Norway with Vibeke Skofterud, Marit Bjoergen, Kristin Stemland and Hilde Pedersen took an early lead on the first leg of...
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14. December 2003

Norway Beats Germany in Men's XC Relay
Norway with Tor Arne Hetland on the last leg beat Germany and Tobias Angerer in the men...
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14. December 2003

Bjoerndalen Seals 41st Victory with Strong Shooting
Ole Einar Bjoerndalen, starting from 10th after the sprint on Thursday, won the men...
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14. December 2003

Can WC NewsAlpine
GRANDI FASTEST IN SECOND RUN, PLACES SIXTH Alta Badia, ITA (December 14, 2003) - Thomas Grandi made a defiant comebac...
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14. December 2003

De Zolt Wins Marathon Opener, Botwinow 2nd
DE ZOLT AND PEYROT DOMINATE LA SGAMBEDA 2003 The first stage of the FIS Marathon Cup saw the clean domination of the...
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14. December 2003

Kiuru Wins in Neustadt, Wind Problems
After a long weekend...
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14. December 2003

Bystoel WIns COC at Lillehammer/Day 2
Results from day 2/COC Lillehammer. 1 63 BYSTOEL Lars IL Eldar NOR 230.1 91.1 114.0 49.2 17.0 17.0 17.0 17.0 17.5 5...
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14. December 2003

Norwegian XC Selections/Sprint
Norway...
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14. December 2003

Bjoerndalen and Skjelbreid Poiree in Bia. WC Lead
Thus far there are 5 Norwegians in the top 6 in the men...
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15. December 2003

Bjoerndalen One Victory Behind Forsberg
Ole Einar Bjoerndalen recorded his 41st individual world cup win in the men...
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15. December 2003

Sommerfeldt and Shevchenko Lead XC WCs
After 6 events thus far this season we have 6 winners in the men...
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15. December 2003

Swedish XC News/Sprint Update (Eng. Swe.)
Mathias Fredriksson will participate in the men...
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15. December 2003

Can WC News/Alpine
Madonna di Campiglio, ITA (December 15, 2003) - After a stunning comeback in Sunday's giant slalom, Thomas Grandi kick...
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15. December 2003

XC Host News for Val di Fiemme
PARUZZI, THE WOMAN IN RED. LARSSON AT THE START LINE WITH THE LEADER BIB Val di Fiemme (Italy) - The Cross Country...
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15. December 2003

Women' XC Update/Sprint Val di Fiemme
Women...
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15. December 2003

Men's XC Update/Classic Sprint Val di Fiemme
Favorites and comments for the men...
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15. December 2003

XC Odds Comments
Some odds and comments from: https://www.nordicbet.com for classic cross-country sprints on Tuesday, Odds may chan...
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16. December 2003

Vaelimaa Fastest in Women's XC Sprint Quali
Women's heats for the classic-cross-country sprint in Val di Fiemme, the first number indicates time from the qualificat...
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16. December 2003

Dahl Fastest in Men's XC Quali, Fredriksson, Larssson Out
Men's heats for the classic-cross-country sprint in Val di Fiemme, the first number indicates time from the qualificatio...
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16. December 2003

US XC Results
SuperTour; Utah -Day #1 Classic Sprint Upsets from www.usskiteam.com Rebecca Dussault (Subaru Factory Team) and Uni...
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16. December 2003

Bjoergen Wins Women's Classic XC Sprint
Norway...
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16. December 2003

Svartedal Dominates Men's XC Sprint
Norway...
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16. December 2003

Svartedal and Bjoergen Background
Jens Arne Svartedal, Norway Won 1.2k classic sprint Val di Fiemme Dec. 2003 2nd 15k classic Kuusamo Nov. 2003 Par...
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16. December 2003

Swiss Ski News
Konzept Ski Alpin 2010 Neuorganisation des Nachwuchsbereichs Auf die Saison 2004/2005 hin stellt Swiss-Ski f...
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16. December 2003

XC Host News for Val di Fiemme
DOUBLE NORWEGIAN SUCCESS IN THE SPRINT RACE IN LAVAZE...
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16. December 2003

Svartedal, Bjoergen, Teichmann Interviews
MARIT BJOERGEN The sprint race is very important for me, this year I want to do everything I can to obtain the sprint...
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16. December 2003

Can WC News/Alpine
CANADIAN WOMEN EARN VALUABLE EXPERIENCE ON MEN'S COURSE DESPITE BAD DAY OF RACING Sweden's Anja Paerson comes out on ...
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16. December 2003

Nor Am News
LOUISE Anderson makes it five out of six for Nor Am Super G wins on Lake Louise course Lake Louise, Alta. (Decemb...
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17. December 2003

No Myllyla in Ramsau
These were the original Finnish cross-country team selections for the Davos events this weekend. Mika Myllyla reporte...
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17. December 2003

Bjoerndalen To Compete in XC, Berger Stays in Biathlon
Ole Einar Bjoerndalen will skip the biathlon events Osrblie this week to focus on training. Another fast biathlete, L...
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17. December 2003

Worldloppet News
Cup 2003/04 race, La Sgambeda (14.12.2003) and the official overall standings after the first event. Men's results: ...
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17. December 2003

Shevchenko and Teichmann Lead WC WCs
Top 6 and full standings in the women...
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17. December 2003

Neumannova Returns
Katerina Neumannova come back this week in Ramsau. She would like to run Saturday's World Cup race 10 km free technique....
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17. December 2003

Biathlon Start Lists Osrblie
Start lists women...
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17. December 2003

Swiss Ski News
Swiss-Ski teilt mit: Saisonende f...
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17. December 2003

US Ski News Summary
U.S. Teams continue to make their mark at all levels especially in cross country, where Kris Freeman recently matched th...
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17. December 2003

Odds Comments Biathlon 181203
Men...
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17. December 2003

Glagow Winner in Women's Biathlon
With 4 clean series last season world cup winner, Martina Glagow, won the the women...
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18. December 2003

Muehlegg Decison Coming Up
"NORWEGIAN AND CANADIAN CASES" : DECISION ON 18 DECEMBER 2003 The Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) will an...
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18. December 2003

Can WC News/Alpine
Lavoie, McBeath both in top-30 in men's downhill training at Val Gardena St. Moritz, SUI, and Val Gardena, ITA (Dece...
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18. December 2003

Muehlegg and Danilova Disqualified from all 2002 Events
SALT LAKE CITY - CROSS COUNTRY SKIING - DOPING Beckie Scott, Thomas Alsgaard, Frode Estil and Kristen Skjeldal su...
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18. December 2003

Poiree Wins Men's Biathlon
Raphael Poiree shot clean and won the men...
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18. December 2003

Biathlon Updates, Men's Sprint Osrblie
Start list and some comments for the men's biathlon sprint in Osrblie on Friday. Sprint results from Finland: http...
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18. December 2003

Austrian XC News
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19. December 2003

Swedish XC Selections
Sweden...
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19. December 2003

Jaakko Tallus Interview
The first period in Nordic Combined World Cup is behind. Jaakko Tallus, who used to be on of the very best jumpers am...
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19. December 2003

Bjoerndalen Skips Ramsau XC
Ole Einar Bjoerndalen is sick and will take part in the men...
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19. December 2003

Rozhkov Wins Biathlon Sprint in Osrblie
Top 10 from the men...
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19. December 2003

Kjus WIns in Val Gardena
Emily Brydon fourth in World Cup downhill training Val Gardena, ITA, and St. Moritz, SUI (December 19, 2003) - Austr...
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19. December 2003

Teichmann Out from Double Pursuit
Axel Teichmann will not ski Ramsau on Saturday, the leading German and the winner of the first double pursuit this seaso...
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19. December 2003

XC Updates Ramsau/Women's and Men's Start Lists
The cross-country men will ski the double pursuit in Ramsau at 17:45 CET on Saturday while the women will ski the 10k sk...
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19. December 2003

Ahonen Best in Engelberg Qualification
Ski jumping qualification from Engelberg on Friday, the first event scheduled for 13:45 CET on Saturday. World cup st...
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20. December 2003

Biathlon Women's Start List Sprint Osrblie
The start lists for the women...
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20. December 2003

Odds for Saturday 201203
Odds comments from www.nordicbet.com for Saturday 201203: Men...
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20. December 2003

Bailly Wins Women's Biathlon Sprint in Osrblie
Top 6 and full results from the women...
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20. December 2003

Ahonen Leads in Engelberg
Standings after the first jump from ski jumping in Engelberg. 1 48 Janne Ahonen FIN 128.5m ...
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20. December 2003

Ljoekelsoey Wins in Engelberg, Ahonen 2nd
Norway...
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20. December 2003

Neumannova Interview and Presentation
Katerina Neumannova (The Chech Republic) Interview from fall 2003 and pictures, take note of when Neumannova started ...
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20. December 2003

Alpine WC News
VANDERBEEK, SIMARD TIE FOR BEST-EVER FINISHES IN WORLD CUP DOWNHILL AT ST. MORITZ Vincent Lavoie top Canadian on clas...
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20. December 2003

Neumannova Wins in Comeback
Katarina Neumannova, after having given birth this summer, ruled the women...
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20. December 2003

16 Men To Aim for Ramsau Win
Standings after 22.5 /30k of the men...
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20. December 2003

Fredriksson Wins in Ramsau
Results from the men...
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20. December 2003

Biathlon Update/Men's Pursuit Osrblie
Start list and comments men...
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20. December 2003

XC Women's Update Ramsau 211203
Changing schedules from Saturday, the cross-country women will ski the double pursuit on Sunday, the start at 13:45 CET ...
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20. December 2003

XC Men's Update Ramsau 211203
The cross-country men will ski the 10k skate interval start in Ramsau at 14:45 CET on Sunday. This season...
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20. December 2003

XC Start Lists for Sunday 211203/Neumannova Out, Teichmann In
Women's start list 15K double pursuit at 13:45 CET in Ramsau on Sunday, Neumannova is not on the list: 1 SMIGUN Krist...
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21. December 2003

Poiree Wins Pursuit
Raphael Poiree recorded his 2nd win this week as he won the men...
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21. December 2003

Smigun Leads in Ramsau
Standings after 7.5k out of the women...
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21. December 2003

Smigun Wins Women's XC Double Pursuit in Ramsau
Kristina Smigun slowly built her lead throughout the women...
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21. December 2003

Hoffmann Wins on Home Soil
Christian Hoffmann, who always has a few great races each season, won the men...
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21. December 2003

Christian Hoffmann Background
Christian Hoffmann (Austria) Latest: Won 10k skate in Ramsau Dec. 2003, same week as he got the message that Mueh...
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21. December 2003

Can WC News/Alpine
GRANDI SECURES PERSONAL VICTORY AT ALTA BADIA GIANT SLALOM Wind, fog wreak havoc on women's World Cup Super G in St. Mo...
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22. December 2003

XC News US Perspective
SWENSON GRABS ANOTHER TOP-15 IN RAMSAU ...
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22. December 2003

Bjerkeli and Skorstaad Win Local XC Events in Norway
Haavard Bjerkeli won a domestic sprint event in Norway this weekend, Jon Christian Dahl, who placed 2nd in the final in ...
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22. December 2003

Norway Makes 4 Hills Selections
Norway...
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22. December 2003

German 4 Hills Selections 2003/2004
The likely German team for the 4 Hills in ski jumping: Sven Hannawald Martin Schmitt Maximilian Mechler Michael Uh...
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22. December 2003

Austria Makes 4 Hills Selections, Morgenstern Returns
Austria has made these selections for the 4 Hills ski jumping tournament starting next week: Andreas Widhoelzl Marti...
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22. December 2003

Versatility on Top the Norm in Men?s
When Jens Arne Svartedal won the men...
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23. December 2003

Eckhoff out for Several Weeks
Norwegian biathlete Stian Eckhoff, having been as high as 3rd in the overall world cup standings last week, is out for a...
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23. December 2003

Martin Koukal Background and Interview
Martin Koukal, leading sprinter and world champion on the 50k from 2003, shared some views and background with www.winte...
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23. December 2003

Traditional XC Skiers Show Strength in Sprint.
Estonian Andrus Veerpalu, classic specialist and veteran skier, placed 3rd in the men...
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24. December 2003

The 2002 Olympics revisited, part one
Johann Muehlegg, Olga Danilova and Larissa Lautina have now, by CAS, been disqualified from all results from the 2002 Ol...
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24. December 2003

Worldloppet News
Transjurassienne news flash Over 2 100 skiers have already entered the race! ...
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24. December 2003

Canadian Alpine News
Calgary, Alberta (December 24, 2003) - The Canadian Alpine Ski Team's Kelly VanderBeek and David Anderson have earned th...
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24. December 2003

US Ski News Summary
.S. Ski and Snowboard Team members spent the past week collecting podiums and making a little history on the side! U.S. ...
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24. December 2003

4 Hills at a Glance
The 4 Hills of ski jumping will start on Monday in Oberstdorf, Germany 1.The tour is held in the 4 cities Oberstdorf ...
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25. December 2003

Lillehammer Likely 2014 Candidate for Winter Games
There are indications in Norway that the 1994 Olympic host, Lillehammmer, will be the preferred bidder for the 2014 wint...
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25. December 2003

CAS Decision Calls for Major Changes in 2002 Results
After the CAS decision last week and the now very likely disqualification of Johan Muehlegg and Olga Danilova from the 2...
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25. December 2003

Malysz Wins Polish Championships
Adam Malysz won the Polish ski jumping championship this week in strong style, beating Woicjech Tajer with 22 points. ...
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26. December 2003

Nikunen; Finland could have Better Snow Conditions
Finland has been struggling with not to great snow/winter conditions in Finland the last week says head coach Tommi Niku...
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26. December 2003

Ahonen Presentation
Janne Ahonen, the 1999 and 2003 4 hills champion, seems as stable as ever, this stability is crucial in the 4 hills. ...
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26. December 2003

Hannawald Presentation
Sven Hannawald is another favourite for the 4 hills, yet the German is not as impressive as he has been. Hannawald, c...
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26. December 2003

Malysz Analysis and Presentation
Adam Malysz the 2001 4 Hills winner, is Mr. stability himself, winning the overall world cup the last 3years in a row. C...
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27. December 2003

Can WC News/Alpine
GENEVI...
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27. December 2003

German Winter Sport Athletes do Well in Athlete of the Year Contest
Swimmer Hannah Stockbauer was elected Germany...
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27. December 2003

4 Hills Analysis
We hold Janne Ahonen, Sven Hannawald and Adam Malysz as the 3 main favourites for the overall 4 Hills title, the first e...
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27. December 2003

Schmitt and Hannawald Rule in Oberstdorf, 5 Wins in 5 Years
If history is any indicator, the Germans are set to do well in the Oberstdorf 4 Hills opener on Monday. Martin Schmit...
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27. December 2003

4 Hills Background
The 4 Hills of ski jumping will start on Monday in Oberstdorf, Germany 1. The tour is held in the 4 cities Oberstdorf...
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27. December 2003

Pettersen Longest in Training in Oberstdorf/Monday Start List
The start list for the first event of he 4 Hills in Oberstdorf at 13:45 CET on Monday. The number ahead of the athlet...
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28. December 2003

Marcialonga News
2005 MARCIALONGA STILL IN CLASSIC STYLE NEXT EDITION WITH A SERIES OF GREAT CHAMPIONS The news will shock the cros...
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28. December 2003

Jouni Kaitainen will not start in Oberhof
Finland's Jouni Kaitainen is having fever and therefore he will not compete in the World Cup in Oberhof on Tuesday. Kai...
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28. December 2003

NC News from Finland
The Christmas Break in Nordic Combined World Cup is almost over. The second period begans on Tuesday in Oberhof, German...
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28. December 2003

Myllyla Races in Finland, says he is not good enough for WC
Mika Myllyl...
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28. December 2003

Can WC News/Alpine
ANJA PAERSON WINS WOMEN'S WORLD CUP SLALOM, CANADIANS FAIL TO QUALIFY FOR SECOND RUN Men's downhill at Bormio postpon...
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28. December 2003

Ahonen and Hannawald 4 Hills Favorites
Winner odds for the 4 Hills overall from, odds may change at any time. https://www.nordicbet.com SKI JUMPING - F...
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28. December 2003

Oberstdorf Start Lists (Re Posted)
The start list for the first event of he 4 Hills in Oberstdorf at 13:45 CET on Monday. The number ahead of the athlet...
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28. December 2003

Di Centa and Paruzzi Italian XC Champions
Giorgio Di Centa and Gabriella Paruzzi are the new italian champions of the 30 K classic and 15 K classic Under an h...
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29. December 2003

Pettersen Leads in Oberstdorf
Sigurd Pettersen has taken the lead in Oberstdorf after the first jump. Youngsters Rob Benkovic and Thomas Morgenstern a...
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29. December 2003

Benkovic and Morgenstern Background
Rob Benkovic and Thomas Morgenstern dominated the junior worlds last season and also did well this summer in the summer ...
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29. December 2003

Pettersen Wins in Oberstdorf, Sets New Hill Record
Sigurd Pettersen, with the hill record from Sunday...
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29. December 2003

2003 Oberstdorf Results
1 Sigurd Pettersen 133.0m 143.5m 140.9 154.3 1 1 295.2 2 26 Thomas Morgenstern ...
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29. December 2003

Soedergren and Ek Swedish XC Champions
Anders Soedergen, coming from a 30 seconds lead on the 10k skate on Sunday, won the classic pursuit in the Swedish cross...
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29. December 2003

Pettersen in Clear Lead, Many Pitfalls Remain
With his incredible jump on 143.5 meters in the 2nd jump in Oberstdorf on Monday, Sigurd Pettersen has taken a clear lea...
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30. December 2003

4 Hill Notes
With favourable wind conditions ahead of his last jump, the Norwegian coaches actually feared Pettersen could jump too f...
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30. December 2003

Ackermann Wins in Oberhof
After a dominant performance in the hill, Ronny Ackermann controlled the field and won the Nordic combined Gundersen in ...
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30. December 2003

Fredriksson Wins XC Sprint in China
Fresh from his silver on the pursuit in the Swedish championship on Monday, Thobias Fredriksson travelled to Beijing, Ch...
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30. December 2003

Ahonen Longest in Training in Garmisch
Training lengths from the 2nd of the 4 Hills, Garmisch Partenkirchen, on Wednesday. PQ means prequalified, Hannawald did...
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31. December 2003

Garmisch Facts
The hill record in Garmisch Partenkirchen is held by Adam Malysz 129,5 meters, Ahonen jumped 123.5 meters during the qua...
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31. December 2003

4 Hills Notes, Early Success is No Guaranty for Overall 4 Hills Victory
Germany has enjoyed quite a strong record in Oberstdorf (the first 4 hills venue), recording victory the last 5 years, 3...
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31. December 2003

Historic Garmisch Results
Looking at the last 5 years, the possible winner candidates for Garmisch-Partenkirchen, the 2nd venue of the 4 hills, ar...
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31. December 2003

Marcialonga News
MARCIALONGA: THE COURSE IS COVERED WITH SNOW AFTER THE NORWEGIANS, THE RUSSIANS The snow has been falling hardly th...
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31. December 2003

US Ski News Summary
Another notable weekend for several U.S. athletes! This time it's Kirsten Clark who sets a new benchmark for American al...
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31. December 2003

Koukal out for Season?
Martin Koukal, starting the season in great style with 2nd place in Dusseldorf, may likely have to end his season. Th...
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31. December 2003

Garmisch Start Lists
The head to heads for the Garmisch-Partenkirchen ski jumping event at 13:45 CET on Thursday. 26 Simon Ammann SUI 25...
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31. December 2003

Ski Jumping Odds for Garmisch 2004
Ski jumping odds from https://www.nordicbet.com/index.cfm for the ski jumping in Garmisch Partenkirchen on Thursday. ...
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31. December 2003

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