News Archive; February 2002


GMC Results/Can. News
MONT STE-ANNE, Que. (Jan 31, 2002) - Bridgitte Acton, a Qu...
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01. February 2002

Olympic XC Presentations, Kristina Smigum, Estonia
Olympic XC Presentations, Kristina Smigum, EstoniaKristna Smigun (Estonia)Latest: Was under investigation for doping, B ...
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01. February 2002

Olympic XC Presentations, Olga Danilova, Russia
Olympic XC Presentations, Olga Danilova, RussiaOlga Danilova (born 1970 Russia)Latest: 4 times 2nd in world cup events t...
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01. February 2002

Results XC Sun Valley, Belmondo and Muehlegg Win
Results from the women's 5k classic and men's 10k skate in Sun Vallay, Idaho on Wednesday.Women's 5k classic:1 26 A ITA ...
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01. February 2002

Women's Downhill Training in Aare, Sweden, Friday
Results Downhill Women Training 1 in Aare 1 21 HALTMAYR Petra GER 52.69 0.00 2 10 GOETSCHL R. AUT ...
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01. February 2002

Eberharter Fastest in Downhill Training in St. Moritz
Results Downhill Men Training St.Moritz on Frday: 1 11 EBERHARTER S. AUT 1:41.37 0.00 2 12 CAVEGN Franco ...
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01. February 2002

Olympic Biathlon Presentations, Sven Fischer
Sven Fischer, Germany (born 1971) Latest:Slow start to the season 2001/2002 season, no points in the first 4 events, lat...
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01. February 2002

Olympic Biathlon Presentations, Sven Fischer
Sven Fischer, Germany (born 1971) Latest:Slow start to the season 2001/2002 season, no points in the first 4 events, lat...
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01. February 2002

Olympic Biathlon Presentations, Ricco Gross
Ricco Gross, Germany (born 1970)Latest:No wins this season, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th in world cup events.Olympic aspirations:M...
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01. February 2002

Olympic Biathlon Presentations, Ricco Gross
Ricco Gross, Germany (born 1970)Latest:No wins this season, 3rd, 4th, 5th, 6th in world cup events.Olympic aspirations:M...
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01. February 2002

Olympic Biathlon Presentations, Frank Luck
Frank Luck, Germany (born 1967)Latest:One win, one second and one 3rd in the 2002 world cup, 3rd overall.Great shooter, ...
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01. February 2002

Olympic Biathlon Presentations, Pavel Rostovtsev
Pavel Rostovtsev, Russia (born 1971) Latest: Very strong season, has lead the world cup for most of the season.3 indivi...
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01. February 2002

Olympic Event Analyses, 20k Biathlon Men
Men’s 20k Biathlon 20k biathlon men free technique/skate20k/4 shootings/ total 20 shots/one miss one penalty minut...
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01. February 2002

Olympic Event Analyses, 20k Biathlon Men
Men’s 20k Biathlon 20k biathlon men free technique/skate20k/4 shootings/ total 20 shots/one miss one penalty minut...
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01. February 2002

BLINDTARMBETENNELSE OG OPERASJON
OL-SAMLING STARTET MED BLINDTARMBETENNELSE OG OPERASJON!OL-oppladningen fikk en en annen utvikling en f...
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01. February 2002

Olympic Odds Comments
These are some winner odds for the Olympics as set by www.centrebet.com. We recommend some "value" bets, not neccesarily...
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01. February 2002

Finland Hoping for NC Gold in Salt Lake
Finland looks set for Olympic medals in the Nordic combined events Salt Lake, Samppa Lajunen, Hannu Manninen, Mikko Kesk...
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02. February 2002

Eberharter Wins Downhill in St.Moritz/5 Austrians on Top
Men's downhill St.Moritz Saturday 0202021 5 EBERHARTER S. AUT 1:39.07 0.00 2 10 STROBL Fritz AUT 1:39....
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02. February 2002

Goetschl Wins "Double" Downhill in Aare, Sweden
Women's downhill in Aare, Sweden, Saturday 020202.1 15 GOETSCHL R. AUT 1:44.23 0.00 51.94 0.00 1 52...
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02. February 2002

Olympic Biathlon Presentations, Magdalena Forsberg
Magdalena Forsberg, Sweden (born 1967) Latest: Won 7 out of 12 events she has participated in this season.Leads the worl...
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02. February 2002

Olympic Biathlon Presentations, Magdalena Forsberg
Magdalena Forsberg, Sweden (born 1967) Latest: Won 7 out of 12 events she has participated in this season.Leads the worl...
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02. February 2002

Olympic Biathlon Presentations, Liv Grete Skjelbreid Poiree
Liv Grete Skjelbreid Poiree, Norway (born 1974) Latest: Slow start to the season, yet won the last 4 events in a row.Cha...
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02. February 2002

Olympic Biathlon Presentations, Olena Zubrilova
Olena Zubrilova, Ukraine (born 1973)Latest: No wins this season but very stable, second in the overall world cup.Third i...
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02. February 2002

Full Update Jr. Worlds Biathlon Men
Friday was a day without competitions and was used for a very nice athletes evening on thursday which is very important ...
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02. February 2002

Results Women's Normal Distance Jr. Worlds Biathlon
Junior Women:1 KOLESNIKOVA N. RUS 0000 40:43.8 2 NIZIAK U. GER 1110 +2:43.5 3 BARNES L. USA 0001 +2:46.2 4 LIU Y. CHN 00...
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02. February 2002

Winner Odds and Start Lists Alpine Sunday 030202
Winner odds women's slalom on Sunday in Aare, Sweden.P...
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02. February 2002

INGEN OPPDATERING UNDER OL
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03. February 2002

US Perspective on Junior Worlds Biathlon
World Junior Biathlon Championships are being held this year in the mountain village of Ridnaun, in northern Italy. Ital...
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03. February 2002

Women's Slalom Aare, Sweden 030202
1 2 PEQUEGNOT L. FRA 1:26.08 0.00 43.56 0.00 1 42.52 + 1.22 21 2 4 KOZNICK K. USA 1:27....
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03. February 2002

Eberharter Records 9th Win of the Season
Austria's Stefan Eberharter recorded his 9th win of the season as he won Sunday's men's GS in St.Moritz.1 1 EBERHARTE...
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03. February 2002

Women's Alpine World Cup Standings Pre Olympics 2002
1 DORFMEISTER Michaela AUT 991 329 454 112 96 2 GOETSCHL Renate AUT 931 408 76 37 ...
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03. February 2002

Germany Dominates Relays in Jr.Worlds Biathlon
The last competition day at the Junior and Youth World Championships has been opened with the Junior Men 4 x 7,5 Relay C...
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03. February 2002

Olympic Biathlon Presentations, Corinne Niogret
Corinne Niogret, France (born 1972) Latest: Only 18th in the overall world cup, not a great season thus far.Niogret is a...
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03. February 2002

Olympic Biathlon Presentations, Uschi Disl
Uschi Disl, Germany (born 1970)Latest: 4th in the world cup, no wins this season.Stable but har struggled to win .Favori...
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03. February 2002

No Major Surprises in Nor. XC Selection
As expected there were no major surprises to the Norwegian cross-country team selection for the opening distance, the 30...
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03. February 2002

Skari Favorite in XC, Norway's First Gold?
In the world of sport, there is certainly no room for… certainty, yet a few favorites do emerge ahead of the 19th ...
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03. February 2002

FØRSTE TUR PÅ SKI
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04. February 2002

Can.Alpine News
3) ACTON WINS THIRD GOLD AT PONTIAC GMC CUPMONT SAINTE-ANNE, Quebec (Feb 2, 2002) - Brigitte Acton, a Quebec provincialt...
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04. February 2002

Men's Alpine World Cup Standings Pre Olympics 2002
1 EBERHARTER Stephan AUT 1392 670 362 360 2 AAMODT Kjetil Andre NOR 936 302 206 99 ...
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04. February 2002

Olympic Medal Candidate Hjelmeset Yet to Qualify
Oddbjoern Hjelmeset has bronze medals from 1999 (10k classic) and 2001 (15k classic) world championships and is widely r...
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04. February 2002

Demong Hopes for US Gold in NC
Bill Demong, USA, won the latest World Cup race in Liberec:How do you feel about coming olympics on your home soil?- I a...
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04. February 2002

Gottwald Hopes for Austrian Medals in NC
Felix Gottwald, Austria, the World Cup leader, hunting the first Olympic gold for Austria in Nordic Combined:What kind o...
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04. February 2002

Oestvik Back in Training (Nor. Eng)
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04. February 2002

Wadsworth Wins in Sun Valley, Hetland 3rd
The Norwegian medal hopeful cross-country skier Tor Arne Hetland only managed 3rd in a 32k mass start event in Sun Valle...
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04. February 2002

Top 30 Nor. Championship Ski Jumping k120
1 85 ANDERS BARDAL STEINKJER SKIKLUBB TEAM NORD-T 119.0 85.2 16.5 1...
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04. February 2002

Olympic Ski Jumping Presentations, Martin Schmitt
Martin Schmitt (born 1978 Germany)Latest: Not a great season by his standards, 2 seconds in the world cup6th overall in ...
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04. February 2002

Olympic Ski Jumping Presentations, Adam Malysz
Adam Malysz (born 1977 Poland)Latest: 7 wins, 3 second places in the world cup this seasonLeads Hannawald in the overall...
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04. February 2002

Olympic Ski Jumping Presentations, Janne Ahonen
Janne Ahonen (born 1977 Finland)Latest: Very slow season, only 24th in the overall world cupBackground:* World champion ...
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04. February 2002

Olympic Ski Jumping Presentations, Andreas Goldberger
Andreas Goldberger (born 1972 Austria)Latest: 13th in the overall world cupStable jumperBackground:* 2 bronze (large hil...
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04. February 2002

US Women Take Silver in Relay!!
World Junior Biathlon Championships are being held this year in the mountain village of Ridnaun, in northern Italy. Ital...
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05. February 2002

Finlandia Ski Marathon Update
The 29th Finlandia Ski Marathon will be organised in Lahti, Finland, onSaturday, February 23, 2002. The main event will ...
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05. February 2002

Olympic Ski Jumping Presentations, Sven Hannawald
Sven Hannawald (Germany. Born 1974)Latest: Became historic by winning all 4 events in the 4 hills in the 2001/2002 seaso...
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05. February 2002

Men's 30k XC, Complete Analyses and Background
www.wintersport.as will publish event presentations for all the Olympic events, as this process is dynamic, there will b...
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05. February 2002

Women's 15k XC, Complete Analyses and Background
Soldier HallowFebruary 9th, 200209:00 to 10:00 local time 17:00 to 18:00 CETThe 15k was first introduced in 1992. Th...
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05. February 2002

Bjoerndalen to Repeat 1924 Performance?
Norwegian biathlete Ole Einar Bjoerndalen may try to win Olympic gold in both biathlon and cross-country, yet this darin...
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05. February 2002

Bjoerndalen to Repeat 1924 Performance?
Norwegian biathlete Ole Einar Bjoerndalen may try to win Olympic gold in both biathlon and cross-country, yet this darin...
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05. February 2002

Birger Ruud; Olympic Medals in Ski Jumping and Alpine
Another skier that did well in several disciplines in the winter Olympics was Norway’s Birger Ruud. Ruud won the ...
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05. February 2002

Olympic Event Presentation, k90 Ski Jumping
Small Hill Ski JumpingSmall hill or k90Utah Olympic ParkFebruary 10th, 200209:30 to 11:00 a.m. 17:30 to 19:00 CETSki ju...
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05. February 2002

Kyrø; Blood Doping Heavily Used in Finland
Kari Pekka Kyr...
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05. February 2002

Elofsson to Follow Wassberg and Svan?
Per Elofsson is the main favorite in the men’s 30k classic on Saturday, Sweden has not won this event in a champio...
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05. February 2002

Coaches Presentations, Frank Ullrich
Frank Ullrich, born 1958, Germany. Head coach Germany’s men’s biathlon 2001 season.Ullrich was the world...
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05. February 2002

Men's 30k Race Analyses
The cross-country men will start the new Olympic event of mass start at 20:30 CET on Saturday.. Sweden’s Per Elofs...
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09. February 2002

NC Olympic Update
The Nordic combined athletes will start its Olympic program with the ski jumping part of the individual program on Satur...
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09. February 2002

Belmondo Olympic Champion on 15k Skate
The 15k cross-country mass start for was the first mass start event ever in cross-country skiing in the Olympic games. ...
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09. February 2002

Men's Downhill Presentation
The men’s downhill was included as a separate event in 1948, the winners below. Austria’s Stefen Eberharter ...
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09. February 2002

Women's XC Profiles, Belmondo, Varis and Others
Stefania Belmondo and Kaisa Varis were 2 of the women that impressed in the women's 15k cross-country mass start at Sold...
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09. February 2002

PLEASE TAKE NOTE OF UPDATES
The site http://www.bjoerndalen.com/ may, due to Olympic regulations, unfortunately not be updated during the Olympic p...
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09. February 2002

Norway and Italy Win Gold in U23 XC Worlds
The U23 unofficial cross-country world championship in Val di Fiemme, Italy continued on Saturday with the sprints for m...
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09. February 2002

Tallus Takes Lead in NC, Huge Time Gaps Ahead of XC
Finland’s Jakko Tallus did set a new hill record in the k90 at Utah Olympic Park as we won the ski jumping part of...
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09. February 2002

Congratulations to Muehlegg, Very Strong Win on 30k
Johann Muehlegg wasted no time in the men’s 30k cross-country mass start but did set the speed from the beginning,...
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09. February 2002

Muehlegg, Hoffmann, Botwinow Presentations
There were several arguments working for Johann Muehlegg in the men’s 30k mass start. For starters, Muehlegg lives...
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09. February 2002

Cross-Country Comments
Women’s 15k:Belmondo added another gold for Italy in the women’s cross- country, Belmondo won in 1992 while ...
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09. February 2002

K90 Update for Sunday 100202
Small Hill Ski JumpingSmall hill or k90Utah Olympic ParkFebruary 10th, 200209:30 to 11:00 a.m. 17:30 to 19:00 CETSki ju...
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10. February 2002

Tartu Maraton Update
33. Tartu Maraton will take place in spite of extremely difficultweather conditionsDue to extremely difficult weather co...
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10. February 2002

Top Men in XC Skied Pre Olympics
Johann Muehlegg, Christian Hoffmann and Mikhail Botwinow, the leading men from the men’s 30k cross-country skate, ...
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10. February 2002

Russian Botwinow with Austrian Success
Mikhail Botwiow came from nowhere and captured the bronze medal on the men’s 30k cross-country on Saturday. Despi...
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10. February 2002

Men's Downhill Update, Eberharter Favorite, Dalcin Fastest on Training
The men's alpine downhill is scheduled for Sunday at 18;00 CET, these are the favorites and latest training times.Winner...
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10. February 2002

Winner Odds and Comments for K90 Sunday 100202
HANNAWALD, Sven (GER) 2.15 MALYSZ, Adam (POL) 2.30 HAUTAMAEKI, Matti (FIN) 9.00 SCHMITT, Martin (GER) 9.00 W...
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10. February 2002

Finland's Lajunen Favorite in NC
Start list men's 15k cross-country Nordic combined at 17:00 CET. Favorites Lajunen, Ackermann, Lodwick, Gottwald.1 TAL...
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10. February 2002

PICABO NOT PLAYING HIDE AND SEEK/CAN ALP.NEWS
HUNSTVILLE, Utah (Feb 9, 2002) - As the women's training got underway today,the world found out American Picabo Street i...
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10. February 2002

Congratulations to Finland, Double in NC Gundersen
The Nordic combined skiers faced cold yet perfect conditions in the 15k cross-country part of the individual Gundersen i...
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10. February 2002

Time Record for Muehlegg
Johann Muehlegg won the men’s 30k skate cross-country with more than 2 minutes, a huge record for a 30k in the Oly...
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10. February 2002

Norway took both first places in Tartu Maraton
Havard Skorstad and Elin Nilsen won the 33rd Tartu Maraton, 2nd FISMarathon Cup 2001/2002 among elite skiers. Skorstad f...
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10. February 2002

Amman Leads k90 After First Jump
1 AMMANN, Simon 133.5(1) 133.5 2 HANNAWALD, Sven 131.0(2) 131.0 3 MALYSZ, Adam 129.5(3) 129.5 4 AHONEN, Janne ...
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10. February 2002

F. Strobl Olympic Champion in Downhill
Norwegian Lasse Kjus is looking to catch his teammate Kjetil Aamodt in terms of championships medals, he recorded his 14...
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10. February 2002

Swiss Amman Olympic Champion in k90
Swiss sensation Simon Amman wont the k90 in the Olympics on Sunday, he was followed by pre race favorites Hannawald and ...
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10. February 2002

Women's 15k Biathlon, Background
15k biathlon women15k/4 shootings/ total 20 shots/one miss one penalty minuteSoldier HallowFebruary 11th, 200211:00 to 1...
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10. February 2002

Race Analyses Women's 15k Biathlon
The 15k biathlon event for women is very open where as always the shooting is the important element.Forsberg won the Pre...
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10. February 2002

Background Men's 20k Biathlon
Men’s 20k Biathlon 20k biathlon men free technique/skate20k/4 shootings/ total 20 shots/one miss one penalty minut...
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10. February 2002

20k Men's Biathlon, Race Analyses, Very Open Event
The men’s 20k individual biathlon for men is hardly an easy event to predict, the events does favor shooting more ...
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10. February 2002

Aamodt Aiming to Improve on 15 Championship Medals
Norway’s Kjetil Aamodt, placing 4th in the men’s downhill on Sunday, has 15 championships medals, the most e...
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11. February 2002

.... While Kjus has 14 Medals
Lasse Kjus, Aamodt’s teammate, now has 14 medals from major championships. Kjus won the silver in the downhill on...
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11. February 2002

Muehlegg to Skip 15k Classic?
Johann Muehlegg, the clear winner of the men’s 30k cross-country skate on Saturday, is reported to consider skippi...
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11. February 2002

XC Results
These are links to Norwegian domestic cross-country events this weekend, leading skiers Tore Bjonviken (twice 3rd in wor...
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11. February 2002

U23 Mass Start Results Val di Fiemme
Men's XC 30k skate mass start U23 Val di Fiemme 1002021 11 OESTBERG Fredrik SWE 1h10:43.62 6 JAUHOJAERVI Sami FIN 1h10:4...
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11. February 2002

Henkel Wins Women's 15k Biathlon, Poiree Second, Forsberd 3rd
The women’s 15k individual biathlon turned out to be as exciting as ever with several athletes feeling the pain fr...
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11. February 2002

Olympic Presentation, Olympic Champion Andrea Henkel
Andrea Henkel, GermanyOnce 2nd, twice 3rd and twice 6th in individual world cup events this season.Twice 2nd in world cu...
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11. February 2002

Bjoerndalen Wins Gold in Incredible Biathlon Race in Olympics
The 20k men’s biathlon turned out to be the most exciting ever, Ole Einar Bjoerndalen started in 26th and Frode An...
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11. February 2002

Ole Einar Bjoerndalen Presentation, Double Olympic Champion
Ole Einar Bj...
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11. February 2002

Skari and Russians Favorite on Women's 10k Classic
Bente Skari is the leading favorite on the women’s 10k cross-country classic on Tuesday, she has won all 5 classic...
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11. February 2002

At Least 10 Favorites in Men's 15k XC
The men’s 15k classic cross-country on Tuesday promises to be a very open event where at least 10 men may win.Even...
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11. February 2002

Women's 10k Classic Background
10k classic womenSoldier HallowFebruary 12th, 200209:00 to 10:20 local time 17:00 to 18:20 CETPrevious champions wom...
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12. February 2002

Men's 15k XC Background
15k classic cross-country menSoldier HallowFebruary 12th, 200212:00 to 13:30 local time 20:00 to 21:30 CETThe men sk...
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12. February 2002

La Transjurassienne will take place on an alternative track
The 3rd FIS Marathon Cup 2001/2002 race, 23rd Transjurassienne onSunday, February 17 will take place between Lamoura and...
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12. February 2002

HIGH WINDS FORCE POSTPONEMENT OF WOMEN'S DOWNHILL
High winds in the upper portions ofWildflower forced the cancellation of today's women's Olympic downhill. Thejury decis...
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12. February 2002

Skari Beats Russians in Extremely Tight Battle in XC
Russia’s Olga Danilova, having skipped the 15k last Saturday, started the 10k classic very fast and was in a clear...
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12. February 2002

Presentations of Skari, Danilova and Tschepalova, Medal Winners 10k XC Classic Women
Olympic XC Presentations, Bente Skari, NorwayBente Skari (born 1972 Norway)Latest: Gold 10k classic 2002 OlympicsWon all...
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12. February 2002

Estonia Dominates Men's XC, Veerpalu Wins, Mae 3rd
Estonia’s Andruus Veerpalu dominated the men’s 15k cross-country on Tuesday, he took an early lead and only ...
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12. February 2002

Medal Presentations Men's 15k XC Classic 2002 Olympics
GOLD:Andrus Veerpalu (Estonia)Latest: Gold 15k classic 2002 Olympics.4th, 4th, 9th and 9th in world cup races 2001/2002,...
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12. February 2002

Montillet Olympic Champion Women's Downhill Olympics 2002
1 MONTILLET, Carole 1:39.562 KOSTNER, Isolde 1:40.01 +0.45 3 GOETSCHL, Renate 1:40.39 +0.83 4 GERG, ...
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12. February 2002

Background Men's 10k Sprint Biathlon
10k sprint biathlon men, free technique/skate10k/2 shootings/10 shots/one miss one penalty loopSoldier HallowFebruary 13...
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12. February 2002

Bjoerndalen Favorite in Biathlon Sprint, Full Race Analyses
The men’s biathlon sprint, to be held on Wednesday, has been dominated by 4 men over the last years.Ole Einar Bj...
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12. February 2002

Women's Sprint Biathlon, Background and Analyses
7,5k sprint biathlon women, free technique/skate7,5k/2 shootings/10 shots/one miss one penalty loopSoldier HallowFebruar...
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13. February 2002

Ski Jumping k120 Background and Analyses
Large hill or k120Utah Olympic ParkFebruary 13th, 200209:30 to 12:00 a.m. 17:30 to 20:00 CETThe large hill event in ski...
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13. February 2002

UK Ski News
Subaru Streak ContinuesEstonian Gold. From Smoking Bus to Just SmokingLars Flora Olympic TaleUSA: 12, 16, 22!Canadian's...
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13. February 2002

Canadian Alpine News/Miller in Medal Hunt
American skier Bode Miller edged towardsbecoming the first U.S. Alpine skier to take an Olympic medal in thecombined by ...
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13. February 2002

Hannawald and Amman in Joint Lead in K120
Standings in the k120 after the first jump in the Olympics. The top 30 qualify for the final jump. Amman won the k90, Ma...
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13. February 2002

Downhill Results Men's Alpine Combination
1 AAMODT, Kjetil Andre 1:38.79 ******(1) 1:38.79 -- 2 KJUS, Lasse 1:38.97 **************(2) 1:38...
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13. February 2002

Bjoerndalen Records 3rd Olympic Gold Medal
Ole Einar Bjoerndalen recorded his 3rd individual Olympic gold medal when he won Wednesday's 10k biathlon sprint. He won...
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13. February 2002

Amman Wins Again, Malysz and Hautamaeki Next
Swiss sensation Simon Ammon took a double in the ski jumping as he repeated his k90 victory in the k120 hill in the Olym...
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13. February 2002

Medal Presentations, Bjoerndalen and Fischer
GOLD MEN'S SPRINT BIATHLON:Ole Einar Bj...
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13. February 2002

Double German in Women's Biathlon, Wilhelm and Disl on Top
Germany’s Kati Wilhelm followed the German approach in the women’s 7.5k biathlon sprint, she started early, ...
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13. February 2002

Aamodt And Miller in Tight Race in Men's Alpine
Norway’s Kjetil Aamodt managed to beat the US’ Bode Miller in a tight race in Wednesday’s men’s ...
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13. February 2002

Olympic Biathlon Notes
Ole Einar Bjoerndalen is the only biathlete to win 3 individual Olympic gold medals, Germany’s Frank Peter Roetsch...
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14. February 2002

Olympic XC Notes
Bente Skari won Norway’s first individual gold in the women’s cross-country, her father Odd Martinsen won th...
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14. February 2002

Men's XC Pursuit, Backgorund
Soldier HallowFebruary 14th, 200209:15 to 12:45 17:15 to 20:45 CET The first time the pursuit event is held this way in ...
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14. February 2002

Muehlegg Favorite in Men's XC Pursuit
The men’s cross-country pursuit may end in several scenarios. Muehlegg won the 15k classic here in 2001 by on min...
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14. February 2002

Thursday Olympic Odds, XC, NC
ELOFSSON, Per (SWE) 2.20 M...
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14. February 2002

Muehlegg in Prime Position for XC Pursuit Win
The 10k classic part of the men’s pursuit started out with lots of racers in a tight range. Frode Estil took an e...
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14. February 2002

Muehlegg Wins Pursuit, Surprise Tie for Second
Spain’s Johann Muehlegg, starting with a 13 seconds lead on the 10k skate part of the men’s pursuit, quickly...
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14. February 2002

Medal Presentations Men's XC Pursuit 2002 Olympics
GOLD JOHANN MUEHLEGG:Latest:Gold 10k plus 10k pursuit 2002 OlympicssGold 30k skate mass start 2002 Olympics, won by over...
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14. February 2002

A doping Matter from Cycling
Last week, the investigation into the U.S. Postal Service team ground to a halt after the American team withdrew their c...
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14. February 2002

Muehlegg: Success from Months and Years at high Altitude
Spain’s Johann Muehlegg was in a class of his own as he first won the classic part and fully controlled the field ...
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14. February 2002

Women's Alpine Combination 2002 Olympics
1 KOSTELIC, Janica 1:16.00(3) 44.60(1) 42.68(1) 2:43.28 -- 2 GOETSCHL, Renate 1:15.27(1) 45.66(3) 43.8...
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14. February 2002

Alsgaard Considers Retirement due to Strong Allergy Problems
Thomas Alsgaard, having struggled all season, recovered somewhat on the pursuit by winning the silver in the men’s...
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15. February 2002

Olympic Cross-Country Notes
Frode Estil, recording his second silver of the games, was extremely aggressive in the sprint in the end and managed a t...
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15. February 2002

Veerpalu skis the Vasaloppet
The Olympic Champion over 15km, classic technique Andrus Veerpalu fromEstonia is registered in the 78th Vasaloppet.In th...
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15. February 2002

Several Strong Favorites in Women's XC Pursuit
Soldier HallowFebruary 15th, 200209:00 17:00 CET The women will ski the 5k plus 5k in Friday’s pursuit. Russia's...
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15. February 2002

Friday's Olympic Winner Odds
Women's pursuit:LAZUTINA, Larissa (RUS) 3.00 NEUMANNOVA, Katerina (CZE) 3.00 TCHEPALOVA, Julija (RUS) 3.25 BELM...
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15. February 2002

US Ski News
Bode Miller wins first-ever US medal in Men's Combined!Bode Miller (Franconia, N.H.) skied the slalom run of his life We...
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15. February 2002

Danilova Leads Women's Pursuit, Lazutina Favorite
Russia's Olga Danilova, the silver medal winner from the 10k, has taken a clear lead after the 5k classic in the women's...
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15. February 2002

Alsgaard and Estil Repeat 1982 Drama in XC
Thomas Alsgaard and Frode Estil shared the silver in the men’s cross-country pursuit, almost unprecedented in the ...
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15. February 2002

Double Russian in Women's XC Pursuit, Scott Third
Russia’s Lazutina took of from the start on the 5k skate on the women’s cross-country pursuit yet her teamma...
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15. February 2002

Exit Elofsson?
Per Elofsson, Sweden’s leading cross-country skier and the world cup leader, is sick and is out of Sunday men̵...
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15. February 2002

Medal Presentations Women's XC Pursuit
GOLD MEDAL:Olga Danilova (born 1970 Russia)Latest: Gold pursuit 2002 OlympicsSilver 10k classic 2002 Olympics4 times 2nd...
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15. February 2002

Background Men's Biathlon Pursuit
12,5 pursuit biathlon men, free technique/skate12,5k/4 shootings/20 shots/one miss one penalty loopSoldier HallowFebruar...
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15. February 2002

Men's Biathlon Pursuit, Race Analyses
The men’s biathlon pursuit on Saturday actually has several favorites. Despite Bjoerndalen starting in a clear le...
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15. February 2002

Alpine and Biathlon Odds For Saturday
Men's Super G:EBERHARTER, Stefan (AUT) 2.10 CUCHE, Didier (SUI) 4.50 STROBL, Fritz (AUT) 5.00 Won the downhillK...
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15. February 2002

Forsberg Favorite in Women's Biathlon Pursuit
Sweden’s Magdalena Forsberg will likely have her last chance for an Olympic gold medal as she starts in third posi...
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16. February 2002

Lazutina set for 11 Olympic Medals?
Russia’s Larissa Lazutina improves with age, after having won 2 gold medals in 1992 and 1994 in the women’s ...
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16. February 2002

Elofsson Still Ways to go to Catch Deahlie
Per Elofsson, having struggled thus far in the Olympics, will likely leave the games with no medals unless he may recove...
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16. February 2002

Bjoerndalen Historic, Wins Third Biathlon Gold, a Total of 4
Norway’s Ole Einar Bjoerndalen shot 2 misses out of 20 shots on the men’s pursuit and controlled the event i...
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16. February 2002

Medal Presentations Men's Biathlon Pursuit 2002 Olympics
GOLD:Ole Einar Bj...
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16. February 2002

Aamodt Takes Second Gold in the Olympics?
Norwegian veteran Kjetil Aamodt appears the likely winner of the men’s Super G as the 27 seven top men have comple...
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16. February 2002

Finland En Route for Second NC Gold
Finland has taken a clear lead in Nordic combined team competition. Germany, Austria and the US appear to jockey for th...
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16. February 2002

Pyleva Wins Women's Pursuit Biathlon, Wilhelm Second
The women’s biathlon pursuit turned out to be decided on the last shooting. The leader from the sprint, Kati Wilh...
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16. February 2002

Preliminary Presentation Men's XC Relay
Men's 4X10k mixed cross-country relaySoldier HallowFebruary 17th, 200209:30 to 11:30 17:30 to 19:30 CET 4X10k relay men,...
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16. February 2002

DAVID ANDERSON REMAINS STABLE FOLLOWING INJURY
Canadian Olympic Team member DavidAnderson of the Alpine team continues to recover from his injuries followingan acciden...
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17. February 2002

Norway Huge Favorite in Men's XC Relay
The men’s 4X10 cross-country relay, to be held on Sunday, enjoys high status in the cross-country world. Something...
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17. February 2002

Bjoerndalen Likely Out of Relay
Despite being Norway’s dominant skate cross-country skier this year and having won 3 gold medals thus far in the g...
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17. February 2002

Alsgaard to Anchor Norway in Men's XC
The men’s 10k pursuit on Thursday gave Norway some good answers as to team selections. Thomas Alsgaard managed to ...
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17. February 2002

Cross-Country Statistics/Men's Relay Olympics
1936:4 x 10 km relay 1 FINLAND 2.41.33 Sulo Nurmela - Klaes Karppinen - Matti L...
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17. February 2002

Roberto de Zolt and Antonina Ordina won La Transjurassienne
The World Cup circuit in long distance cross-country skiing continued today, on February 17 with the French race La Tran...
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17. February 2002

Worldloppet Standings
Women:1. 1114918 ORDINA ANTONINA SWE 80 80 100 2602. 1019858 NILSEN ELIN NOR 100 80 1803. 1180587 SANTER ANNA ITA 100 10...
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17. February 2002

Bjoerndalen Out of Relay, Right or Wrong?
Despite being Norway’s dominant skate cross-country skier this year and having won 3 gold medals thus far in the g...
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17. February 2002

Alsgaard Outsprints Zorzi in Men's XC Relay
Anders Aukland managed to get a few seconds lead on the first leg on the men’s 4X10k cross-country relay while Fin...
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17. February 2002

Relay Profiles Men's XC Relay 2002 Olympics
Thomas AlsgaardGold 4X10k relay 2002 OlympicsTied silver pursuit 2002 Olympics13th on the 30k in the 2002 Olympics, did ...
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17. February 2002

Women's Super G 2002 Olympics
1 CECCARELLI, Daniela 1:13.59 -- 2 KOSTELIC, Janica 1:13.64 +0.05 3 PUTZER, Karen 1:13.86 +0.27 4 ME...
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17. February 2002

Finland Wins NC Team, Second Gold for Lajunen
The Nordic combined team competition looked to be a walk in the park for Finland yet in the end they won by less than 10...
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17. February 2002

Ski Jumping Team Competition Background
Large hill or k120Utah Olympic ParkFebruary 18th, 200208:30 to 11:00 a.m. 16:30 to 19:00 CETThe team event was introduc...
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18. February 2002

Germany, Finland and Austria Ski Jumping Favorite
The team ski jumping event on Monday looks set for a Finland/Germany/Austria fight.Finland placed 4th, 5th and 6th in th...
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18. February 2002

Germany Favorite in Women's Biathlon
The women’s 4X7.5k biathlon relay on Monday has one huge favorite, Germany. The nation has dominated the relays th...
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18. February 2002

Relay Updates, Skjeldal 5th Fastest on his Leg
There was substantial controversy regarding the Norwegian selection for the men’s cross-country. Kristen Skjeldal...
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18. February 2002

Keskinada Loppet (CAN) Results
Keskinada Loppet (CAN) results for February 16-17, 200250 km FT - MEN, 17.02.20021- Karl Saidla from Ottawa, CAN ...
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18. February 2002

Germany Wins Ski Jumping by the Smallest of Margins
Germany won the ski jumping team competition in the k120 with the smallest of margins, 1/10 of a point. Janne Ahonen ju...
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18. February 2002

Olympic Ski Jumping Presentations
Martin Schmitt (born 1978 Germany)Latest: Gold team 2002 Olympics, 7th k90, 10th k120Not a great season by his standards...
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18. February 2002

Germany Wins Women's Biathlon Relay
The German women’s biathlon team, after having dominated the individual events in the Olympics, won the women̵...
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18. February 2002

One Olympic Champion Left out of the Sprint Team
Norway’s Bente Skari, the winner of 8 sprint world cup events and the winner of the sprint in the Pre Olympics, is...
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18. February 2002

Controversial Norwegian XC Selections, Alsgaard Out
There was substantial controversy regarding the Norwegian selection for the men’s cross-country on Sunday. Kristen...
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18. February 2002

XC Sprint Update, Norwegian Selections
Norway’s Bente Skari, the winner of 8 sprint world cup events and the winner of the sprint in the Pre Olympics, is...
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18. February 2002

US Ski News
Lighting the Fire - Olympic InspirationKara Salmela's Olympic diarySubaru Streak StretchesBirkie?Bonus paraphrase - alti...
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19. February 2002

Cross-Country Sprint Background 1
Top 8 women in Lahti 2001:1) Pirjo Manninen FIN 2) Kati Sundqvist FIN, 3) Julia Tchepalova RUS, 4) Sabina Valbusa ITA 5)...
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19. February 2002

Cross-country Sprints, Background 2
Soldier HallowFebruary 19th, 200209:00 to 14:30 17:00 to 22:30CETThe sprint events in cross-country will be held in the...
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19. February 2002

Zorzi and Hetland Lead Large Groups of Favorites in Men's XC Sprint
The cross-country sprints in some ways have clear favorites, in other ways, the margins are so small that anything may h...
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19. February 2002

Neumannova Sprint Favorite in XC
Catarina Neumannova is the favorite in the women’s cross-country sprint on Tuesday, she has 2 wins and a second in...
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19. February 2002

Neumannova Fastest in Qualification XC Sprint
The sprint qualification for the women’s cross-country sprint has just been completed at Soldier Hollow. The favor...
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19. February 2002

No Major Surprises in Men's X C Sprint Qualification
Norwegian Haavard Bjerkeli had the fastest time in the qualification for the men’s cross-country sprint. There we...
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19. February 2002

Tschepalova Olympic Champion Women's XC Sprint
WOMEN’S FINAL:Julia Tschepalova took off from the start in the women’s final and no one managed to stay with...
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19. February 2002

Hetland Outsprints Schlickenrieder and Zorzi in Men's XC Sprint
MEN’S FINAL:Norway’s Tor Arne Hetland outsprinted Germany’s Peter Schlickenrieder and Christian Zorzi ...
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19. February 2002

Profiles Presentations XC Sprint
GOLD MEN:Tor Arne Hetland (born 1974 Norway, lives Trondheim)Latest: Gold sprint 2002 Olympics53rd on the 30k 2002 Olymp...
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19. February 2002

Men's Biathlon Relay, Background Presentation
Men’s 4X7,5k relay free technique/skateSoldier HallowFebruary 20th, 200211:00 to 13:00 19:00 to 21:00 CETThe men...
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20. February 2002

Several Favorites in men's Biathlon Relay
The men’s biathlon relay on Wednesday has several potential winners, Germany, Norway and Russia the favorites, yet...
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20. February 2002

Bjoerndalen Aiming for 5th Olympic Gold
Ole Einar Bjoerndalen is jockeying for his 4th gold of the games and his 5th overall in the Olympic games in Wednesday&#...
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20. February 2002

Dalen to Quit, Elofsson Back in Tranning
Sweden’s cross-country head coach Magnar Dalen may be replaced after this season, his team Sweden and Per Elofsson...
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20. February 2002

Tschepalova in Very Strong Sprint
Russia’s Julia Tschepalova skied incredibly strong in the women’s cross-country final on Tuesday. She took ...
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20. February 2002

Alsgaard Skips 50k?
Thomas Alsgaard, having been dropped from the men’s cross-country sprint in the Olympics, says he may go back to N...
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20. February 2002

Norway Wins Biathlon Relay, Bjoerndalen’s 4th Gold of the Games
Ole Einar Bjoerndalen of Norway started the last leg of the men’s relay biathlon with a one minute lead but did fa...
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20. February 2002

Racer Comments from Men's Biathlon Relay
Ole Einar Bjoerndalen on the last leg says he had great skis and started out very fast, he crashed with a team he caught...
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20. February 2002

Norwegian Biathlon Presentations, Olympic Relay Champions 2002
Ole Einar Bj...
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20. February 2002

Kostellic Wins Slalom in SLC, 3rd Medal in Games
1 KOSTELIC, Janica 52.14(1) 53.96(5) 1:46.10 -- 2 PEQUEGNOT, Laure 52.32(2) 53.85(4) 1:46.17 +0.07 3 ...
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20. February 2002

Women's XC Relay Backgound
Soldier HallowFebruary 21st, 200212:30 to 13:45 20:30 to 21:45 CET4X5 mix relay women, the first two 5k legs are held i...
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21. February 2002

Russia Huge Favorite in Women's XC Relay
Is there ever was a favorite in sport, it has to be Russia in the women’s cross-country relay on Thursday. For sta...
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21. February 2002

Muehlegg Going for Third Gold in 2002 Games
Spain’s Johann Muehlegg reportedly trains a lot and looks forward to the men’s 50k cross-country on Saturday...
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21. February 2002

Cuche and Miller Favorites in Thursdays' GS Men
Winner odds for Thursday's men's GS at the Olympic games.CUCHE, Didier (SUI) 5.00Skied well in the Super G but missed...
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21. February 2002

Lajunen, Gottwald and Ackermann Favorites in NC Sprint
The men’s Nordic combined sprint, a new Olympic event, is set to start with the ski jumping on Thursday.Finland...
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21. February 2002

Lajunen en route for Third Gold Medal
Finland’s Samppa Lajunen has taken the lead in the Nordic combined sprint after the ski jumping in the k120. Ronn...
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21. February 2002

Russia out of Women's Relay, High Blood Values
Russia and Ukraine have withdrawn their relay teams from the women’s cross-country relay. Reports on Norwegian TV ...
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21. February 2002

Germany Wins Women's XC Relay
The women’s cross-country relay turned out to be quite unexpected, the almost 1 to 1 Russian favorite withdrew due...
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21. February 2002

German Cross Country Presentation
The German cross-country skiers, lead by former cross-country skier Jochen Behle, has enjoyed great results in the Olymp...
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21. February 2002

Jochen Behle Presentation
Jochen Behle (born 1960) Germany's cross-country head coach for men and women 2001/2002. The German team earned medals i...
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21. February 2002

Eberharter Wins Men's GS 2002 Olympics
1 EBERHARTER, Stephan 1:11.98 1:11.30 2:23.28 -- 2 MILLER, Bode 1:12.89 1:11.27 2:24.16 +0.88 3 KJUS, La...
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21. February 2002

Russian Women Controversially Left out of Relay
The Russian cross-country women, the huge favorite in the women’s cross-country relay in the Olympics, was exclude...
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21. February 2002

Bjoerndalen and Ullrich, 2 of a Kind
Ole Einar Bjoerndalen won his 4th gold of the games and his 5th overall in the Olympic game in Wednesday’s menR...
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22. February 2002

Bjoerndalen King of the 2002 Games
Ole Einar Bjoerndalen won his 4th gold of the games and his 5th overall in the Olympic game in Wednesday’s menR...
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22. February 2002

Background Men's 50k Cross-Country
Soldier HallowFebruary 23rd, 200209:30 to 13:00 17:30 to 21:00 CET This event has been on the Olympic program since 1924...
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22. February 2002

American Birkebeiner Update
The World Cup circuit in long distance cross-country skiing, FISMarathon Cup 2001/2002 will be continued on Saturday, Fe...
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22. February 2002

Lajunen Records Third Gold
Finland’s Samppa Lajunen started out 15 seconds ahead of Germany’s Ronny Ackermann in the Nordic combined sp...
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22. February 2002

Muehlegg and Veerpalu 50k Favorites
Winner odds men's 50k on Saturday.MUEHLEGG, Johann (ESP) 2.75 VEERPALU, Andrus (EST) 3.00 AUKLAND, Anders (NOR) ...
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22. February 2002

50k Race Analysis
The 50k classic cross-country for men is just that, classic, the event has been on the Olympic program since 1924.The re...
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22. February 2002

Kostellic Wins Women's GS, 3rd Gold of the Games
1 KOSTELIC, Janica 1:16.00 1:14.01 2:30.01 -- 2 PAERSON, Anja 1:16.87 1:14.46 2:31.33 +1.32 3 NEF, So...
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22. February 2002

XC in the Olympics, Notes from 1924
Olympic XC Notes (1), The Pre War Period (1924-1936), 27.05.01Cross country was on the Olympic program in the first game...
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22. February 2002

US Olympian Wins 5 Gold on Home Soil
Eric Heiden, US speed skater, did the near impossible in the games on home soil in Lake Placid in 1980. Heiden won all ...
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22. February 2002

Can.Alpine News
KOSTELIC RE-WRITES OLYMPIC ALPINE HISTORY - Forsyth 7thCroatia's Janica Kostelic became the firstalpine skier in history...
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23. February 2002

50k Notes, Svan vs. Wassberg
Thomas Wassberg beat Gunde Svan with the slightest of margins in the 1984 Olympic games, 5 seconds separated the 2 leadi...
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23. February 2002

50k Notes, Leading Skiers Win
There is no lack of profiles winning the men’s 50k, Zimzatov won in 1980, he has a total of 4 gold medals, Thomas ...
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23. February 2002

50k Notes, 2 Men Win Twice
Norway’s Bjoern Daahlie won the 50k in 1992 and 1998, he also placed 4th in 1994. Sweden’s Sixten Jernberg ...
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23. February 2002

Jevne's Last Chance to Gold
If there is one emotional winner on the men’s 50k it will have to Norway’s Erling Jevne, the Norwegian has b...
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23. February 2002

Winner Odds and Comments Women's 30k XC
SKARI, Bente (NOR) 1.90 If Skari wins it will be a surpriseDANILOVA, Olga (RUS) 2.25 LAZUTINA, Larissa (RUS) 3....
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23. February 2002

Russian Women in 30k XC
The Russian woman (women) that had too high blood values ahead of the women’s cross-country relay, will be allowed...
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23. February 2002

Muehlegg Wins 3rd Gold Medal, Ivanov 2nd
Russian Mikhail Ivanov took an en early lead in the men’s 50k in Olympics but was chased by a determined Johann Mu...
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23. February 2002

Medal Presentations Men's XC 50K 2002 Olympics
Johann Muehlegg, GOLD:Gold 50k classic 2002 OlympicsGold 10k plus 10k pursuit 2002 OlympicsGold 30k skate mass start 200...
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23. February 2002

Double French in Men's Slalom, UK Gets Bronze
1 VIDAL, Jean-Pierre 48.01(1) 53.05(7) 1:41.06 -- 2 AMIEZ, Sebastien 50.16(8) 51.66(1) 1:41.82 +0.76 3...
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23. February 2002

Women's 30k XC Background
Soldier HallowFebruary 24th, 200209:30 to 12:00 17:30 to 20:00 CETThe event first included in the 1992 Olympics.Previou...
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23. February 2002

Am. Birkebeiner Update, Pozzi Wins
Miracle of Birkie 2002Plenty of Snow for Maurizio Pozzi, Jeannie Wall to Claim Birkie Title byLeslie HampHAYWARD, Wis. -...
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24. February 2002

Finlandia Ski Marathon Results
29th Finlandia Ski Marathon was organised in snow and wind. The stormfront stayed over Lahti for the entire night before...
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24. February 2002

Nach drei Jahren als Cheftrainer Herren alpin Dieter Bartsch tritt zurück
Dieter Bartsch, Cheftrainer Herren alpin, hat heute seinen R...
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24. February 2002

Triple Gold Medal Winner Has Positive A Test
Spania’s sports department has made it public that the leading cross-country skier of the Olympic games, Johann Mu...
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24. February 2002

Skari vs. Russian in Women's 30k XC
The women’s 30k classic cross-country distance will as the men’s 50k turn out to be quite demanding, late in...
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24. February 2002

Lazutina Dominates Women's 30k Classic, Joined by 2 Italians
The women’s 30k cross-country really did not turn out that exciting, Russia’s Lazutina took an early lead an...
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24. February 2002

Medal Presentations Women's 30k XC
GOLD:Larissa Lazutina (born 1965, Russia)Latest: Gold 30k classic 2002 OlympicsDid not get to ski the relay in the 2002...
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24. February 2002

Lazutina 2nd on all time list in Winter Olympics
Larizza Lazuitina jumped to second on the all time list for winter Olympians after her win on the women’s 30k cros...
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24. February 2002

Doping Rumors Persist in Salt Lake
The doping matters and rumors dominate the last day of the 19th Olympic winter games. For starters, the triple gold med...
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24. February 2002

Lazutina Disqualified from 30k
Reports Sunday evening CET indicate that Russia’s Larissa Lazutina, the clear winner of the women’s 30k cros...
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24. February 2002

Muehlegg, Lazutina, Danilova Officially Disqualified due to Doping Charges
Spain’s cross-country skier Johann Muehlegg has been disqualified from the men’s 50k, the top 3 will thus wi...
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24. February 2002

Ole EInar 6th on 30k XC, Story from 0902
Johann Muehlegg wasted no time in the men’s 30k cross-country mass start but did set the speed from the beginning,...
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25. February 2002

First Gold for OEB, 1102
The 20k men’s biathlon turned out to be the most exciting ever, Ole Einar Bjoerndalen started in 26th and Frode An...
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25. February 2002

Ole Einar Wins Sprint 1302
Ole Einar Bjoerndalen recorded his 3rd individual Olympic gold medal when he won Wednesday's 10k biathlon sprint. He won...
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25. February 2002

Medal Changes From Doping, Gold for Scott
It may now appear that Muehlegg, Lazutina and Danilova have been doped during the entire Olympic games. There are clear ...
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25. February 2002

Doping Matters Open for Race Speculations
It is safe to say that had Johann Muehlegg not comptely blown the field away on the 30k the race itself might have devel...
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25. February 2002

Poiree and Rostovtsev in Tied Lead in Biathlon WC
All the biathlon events did count in overall world cup where Rostovtsev and Poiree are tied on the top with Bjoerndalen ...
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25. February 2002

Former XC World Champion Says she Concluded on the Russians Years Ago
Trude Dybendahl, former leading Norwegian cross-country skier and world champion from 1991, says she made her conclusion...
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25. February 2002

More Positive Tests Expected, Still no B Sample on Muehlegg
Reports from Salt Lake City indicate that more athletes may have tested positive, the IOC says that positive tests will ...
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25. February 2002

Muehlegg Working With "Doping Doctor?
Reports in German newspapers indicate that Johann Muehlegg has used a doctor/physican that was heavily involved in the d...
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25. February 2002

Muehlegg's B Sample Confirmed Positive
It is indeed confirmed, Spain’s Johann Muehlegg has tested positive on the B test as well and is now definitely ou...
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26. February 2002

Lazutina "Skipped" Pre Olympics Drugs Test?
Russian cross-country skier Natalia Baranova-Masalkina was caught in doping for the use of EPO after tests outside compe...
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26. February 2002

Henkel Sisters Earn 3 Gold Medals
The German sisters Andrea and Manuela Henkel certainly are not dissatisfied with the Olympic games. Andrea won the 15k ...
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26. February 2002

The Pros and Cons of the Muehlegg Case
Johann Muehlegg became the first man to win 3 Olympic individual cross-country gold medals, he later was disqualified fr...
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26. February 2002

American Birkebeiner Results and World Loppet Standings
Men's elite1. 27 1009188 Pozzi, Maurizio ITA 01:57:09.2 1002. 2 1032953 Passeron, Stephane FRA 01:57:33.7 803. 10 110968...
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26. February 2002

Alsgaard (and others); Return Medals
Thomas Alsgaard, leading Norwegian cross-country skier, says it should be absolutely clear that the skiers Muehlegg, Dan...
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26. February 2002

Muehlegg's Coach, I Knew Nothing
We knew nothing, says Ola Berget, the Norwegian waxer/coach/team leader for Team Juanito, the team of cross-country skie...
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26. February 2002

Ole Einar's 4th Gold
Norway’s Ole Einar Bjoerndalen shot 2 misses out of 20 shots on the men’s pursuit and controlled the event i...
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26. February 2002

5th Gold for Bjoerndalen
Ole Einar Bjoerndalen won his 4th gold of the games and his 5th overall in the Olympic game in Wednesday’s menR...
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26. February 2002

Bjoerndalen and Ullrich, 2 of a Kind
Ole Einar Bjoerndalen won his 4th gold of the games and his 5th overall in the Olympic game in Wednesday’s menR...
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26. February 2002

WC XC Starting Again in Lahti
Looking for some rest, well do not bet on that as a cross-country skier, the world cup circuit will continue this upcomi...
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27. February 2002

Elofsson Heading Towards WC Win, Women' s Class Open
Thomas Alsgaard trails Per Elofsson with more than 200 points in the men’s cross-country world cup, yet the leadin...
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27. February 2002

Russia Blames the Coaches for Doping
A Russian journalist appearing on Norwegian TV on Tuesday says that Russia blames the coaches and managers, not the athl...
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27. February 2002

German Biathlon Women Dominate Olympics
The German women biathletes turned out to have the perfect strategy for the 2002 Olympic games. The nation excelled in ...
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27. February 2002

Results Downhill Men Training 1 Kvitfjell Norway
1 8 GREBER C. AUT 1:44.29 0.00 2 17 CUCHE Didier SUI 1:44.61 + 0.32 3 14 STROBL Fritz AUT...
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27. February 2002

Hannawald Skips Lahti, Malysz to Clinch WC?
Germany’ leading ski jumper Sven Hannawald will skip the individual and team competitions in Lahti this upcoming w...
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27. February 2002

Hb Tests Peaked in 1995
“Unofficial” Hb (hemoglobin) tests performed from the blood from other tests during the 1995 world champions...
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27. February 2002

Very Limited EPO/NESP Testing in SLC
These are some comments from TV discussion in Norway regarding doping. It is safe to say there are many theories and op...
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27. February 2002

Jr.Worlds Alpine/Can. News
Kitchener's Kelly VanderBeek continued herrecent downhill success by charging to a 5th place downhill finish at theWorld...
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27. February 2002

Daehlie to Ski in Sweden
Bjoern Daehlie will ski the 30k skate vasaloppet on Friday. The greatest winter Olympian ever had planned to end his ca...
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28. February 2002

Germans Strong in Biathlon/Olympic Update
The German biathlon women did enjoy great success in the Olympics. The German men’s biathlon team also earned meda...
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28. February 2002

An Update on Doping Rumors/Facts 25 Years Back
Needless to say, the doping cases in Lahti 2001 and 2002 Olympic games has lead to tons of speculation and rumors. Thes...
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28. February 2002

Results Downhill Men Training 2 Kvitfjell, Norway
1 4 CUCHE Didier SUI 1:44.27 0.00 2 8 GHEDINA K. ITA 1:44.72 + 0.45 3 29 DEFAGO Didier SUI...
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28. February 2002

Lajunen and Takahasi Best in NC Training in Lahti
Training lengths from Nordic combined Lahti. Lajunen strong, huge differences.1 Zdenek Maka CZE 74,0 81,0 79,0 2 Sebasti...
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28. February 2002

Kranjec Best in Training in Lahti
Selected training lengths from ski jumping in Lahti k116:Adam Malysz, 118.5 meters, 123 metersAndreas Widhoelzl, 113,5 m...
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28. February 2002

XC Notes
Johann Muehlegg is not welcome to the season ending cross-country events in Norway.Specifically both the Birkebeiner and...
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28. February 2002

Probe launched after empty blood packets found at Olympics
An investigation is underway afterthe discovery of blood transfusion equipment at a house used bycross-country skiers ...
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28. February 2002

'Ridiculous' to use our drug for cheating say manufacturers
PARIS, Feb 28 (AFP) - The manufacturers of the substance at the centreof the Salt Lake City drugs scandal claimed it wa...
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28. February 2002

Jr. Worlds Alpine Results
World Junior Championships - Tarvisio, Italy - February 28, 2002 - super-G Results women1 RIESCH Maria GER 1:27.542 MUEL...
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28. February 2002

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