News Archive; March 2003


Frasnelli and Paruzzi Italian XC Champions
Results from the Italian cross-country championship: Men's 15k skate: 1. Loris Frasnelli (Fiamme Gialle) 33.59,9 ...
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31. March 2003

Italian XC Relay Results
Results from the Italian cross-country championship, relays men and women: Men's class: 1. Carabinieri ...
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31. March 2003

New Pit Rules in Finnish XC
During the Finnish championship last weekend it was allowed to change skis during the race, here is what Elina Heinola f...
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01. April 2003

2004 XC Schedule More Demanding than ever
Despite the fact that many cross-country coaches have complained about the demanding schedules, the 2003/2004 season app...
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01. April 2003

La Clusaz Added to XC World Cup Calendar, Plus Marcialonga
The 70k Marcialonga (in classic) will be on the 2003/2004 cross-country world cup calendar. Other ...
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01. April 2003

Tauber and Roider Austrian XC Champions, Botwinow 5th
Results from Austria cross-country championships: Die Langl...
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01. April 2003

Austrian XC Appeals Dismissed in CAS
Olympic Winter Games 2002 ...
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01. April 2003

Stephan Eberharter Newsletter Information (Ger.)
Nach langer Zeit melde ich micht wiedereinmal h...
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01. April 2003

Canadian Ski News
WORLD'S BEST HEADED FOR 11th ANNUAL SIERRA WIRELESS AIR CANADA WHISTLER CUP Top juvenile-aged racers aged 11 to 14 yea...
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01. April 2003

Mis. Alpine News
British Land National Champions Take their Success to the Austrians Fresh from their overall victories at the 25th an...
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02. April 2003

Finland Will Take Brake for National XC Teams
Finland's General Secretary for skiing Jari Piirainen spent Tuesday this week in Oslo Norway, meeting with other General...
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02. April 2003

Exit Normal Hill in Ski Jumping?
Despite being on the 2003 world championship program, there are no k90/k95 or normal hill ski jumping events on the prel...
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02. April 2003

Germans Enjoy Great Success Under Behle
Jochen Behle, the successful German cross-country head coach, says to http://www.wintersport.as that he and the teams ar...
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02. April 2003

Swedish Ski News (Swedish)
Ny alpin landslagsorganisation inf...
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02. April 2003

Sommerfeldt Military World Champion
Rene Sommerfeldt won the 15k in the world military championship on Wednesday. Janne Immonen in kind of an international ...
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02. April 2003

Paruzzi Military World Champion
Results from the women's 10 km cross country competition in the world military championship on Wednesday. 1 130 ...
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02. April 2003

GS Results from World Military Championships 2003
Women's GS: 1. PUTZER, Karen ITA 59.75 1:00.88 2:00.63 2. KARBON, Denise ...
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02. April 2003

Cattarinussi Military World Champion in Biathlon Sprint
Results from the men...
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03. April 2003

Cattarinussi Military World Champion
Results from the men...
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03. April 2003

Baverel-Robert World Champion in Military Worlds
Results from the women...
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03. April 2003

IBU Athletes Committee Selections
These will be the biathlon athletes that will be members of the IBU Athletes Committee for the next period. Gunn Marg...
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03. April 2003

Ethics Program to be Introduced in Finnish XC
The Finnish ski association will start a major ethics program this spring says General Secretary for skiing Jari Piirain...
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03. April 2003

Thobias Fredriksson Interactive
Do you have have questions or comments for this season...
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03. April 2003

Speed Skiing Results
Results, FIS World Cup Speed Skiing, Hundfjallet, Sweden 1. John Hembel USA 169.14 2. Marc Poncin GBR 168.48 3...
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03. April 2003

Behle; German Success Based on Talent and Teem Effort
As www.wintersport.as reported earlier this week, the German cross-country skiers have enjoyed tremendous success over t...
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04. April 2003

Background Jochen Behle
Jochen Behle (born 1960) Germany's cross-country head coach for men and women 2001/2002 and 2002/2003. Behle was on t...
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04. April 2003

2004 Ski Jumping Final to be Held in Oslo?
The world cup final in ski jumping for 2004 will very likely be held in Holmenkollen, Oslo, says Walter Hofer, FIS race ...
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04. April 2003

Milatary Worlds Results
Results from the women...
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04. April 2003

Milatary Worlds Results
Results from the men...
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04. April 2003

Mis. Alpine News
ITALY, NORWAY ON MEN...
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05. April 2003

4 Ski Jumping Events in Oberstdorf 2005
Despite a likely complete lack of k90/k95 hill competitions in the overall 2003/2004 world cup season, the normal hill w...
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05. April 2003

Thobias Fredriksson Presentation and Q&A
This season...
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05. April 2003

XC Results from Sweden, Brink, Bauer Record Victories
Joergen Brink won Saturday...
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05. April 2003

Soedergren and Bjoergen Victorious in Norway/Sweden
Sweden...
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06. April 2003

Bauer Wins XC in Sweden
Lukas Bauer won a 15k skate in Sweden on Sunday, results below: http://www.wintersport.as/lukasbauer/ 1 37 Lukas B...
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06. April 2003

Aamodt and Kjus Lead Norwegian Alpine Teams
Dream team skiers Aamodt and Kjus will again lead the Norwegian alpine teams for the 2003/2004 season. Former double ...
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06. April 2003

Thobias Fredriksson Presentation and Q&A
This season...
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06. April 2003

Oslo to Host 2009 Nordic World Championship?
27 years after the 1982 world championship was hosted in Holmenkollen, Oslo, Norway hopes again to land the 2009 world c...
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07. April 2003

Finally a Main Sponsor for Norwegian Nordic Combined Skiers
The Norwegian Nordic combined team, having struggled after Bjarte Engen Vik quit 2 years ago, has reportedly managed to ...
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07. April 2003

Soergard Opens for Biathletes
With biathletes Lars Berger, Ole Einar Bjoerndalen and Frode Andresen challenging and beating most of the Norwegian cros...
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07. April 2003

Rotchev Double Russian XC Champion
Results from the Russian cross-country championships: Read more on Rotchev from an interview this spring: http://w...
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08. April 2003

No Clear Strategy Between Biathletes and XC Skiers in Norway
Despite publicly stating intentions to cooperate, meetings between Norwegian biathlon And cross-country teams on the men...
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08. April 2003

Ski Flying in Oslo in 2009?
Plans exist to build a ski flying hill near Oslo (with jumps up to 250 meters). This could be golden opportunity to add ...
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08. April 2003

IBU Athletes Committee Comments/Gunn Margit Andreassen
Gunn Margit Andreassen was included into the IBU athletes committee for biathlon for the next period. Rostovtsev, Bjo...
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08. April 2003

Horngacher Expects No Major Changes in Austria
Andreas Goldberger is recovering after his shoulder injury/operation this winter says Stefan Horngacher to http://www.wi...
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08. April 2003

Juerg Capol Presentation (Revisited)
Former Swiss cross-country skier Juerg Capol will take over as cross-country race director from Bengt Erik Bengtsson in ...
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09. April 2003

Biathlon World Cup to be Held in US in 2004
The 2003/2004 world cup season will host 2 weeks in the US next season, these will be the venues: 28-29 Feb Lake P...
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09. April 2003

Biathlon World Cup to be Held in US in 2004
The 2003/2004 world cup season will host 2 weeks in the US next season, these will be the venues: 28-29 Feb Lake P...
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09. April 2003

Jochen Behle Interactive
Jochen Behle, after ending his active career in 1998, has enjoyed tremendous success as head coach for the German women ...
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09. April 2003

Behle/German Presentation
After 4 medals in Salt Lake 2002, the German cross-country skiers have been very strong this season, recording 5 medals ...
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09. April 2003

Sprint Relays in Oberstdorf 2005?
As www.wintersport.as has reported earlier this season, the program for the 2005 cross-country world championship in Obe...
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10. April 2003

American XC Background, Koch Rules, Freeman Close
The American cross-country skiers came close to earning a medal in the Val di Fiemme 2003 games: Freeman placed 4th o...
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11. April 2003

US XC Coach Nystad Interview
Trond Nystad has enjoyed success with the American cross-country skiers this season, Nystad shared these thoughts with w...
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11. April 2003

Men's Overall Biathlon Standings 2002/2003
WORLD CUP TOTAL SCORE MEN FINAL RESULT - 20 OF 23 RESULTS SCORED AS OF SUN 23 MAR 2003 World Cup Events 1 Oestersund...
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11. April 2003

Men's 2002/2003 Overall Biathlon World Cup Standings
WORLD CUP TOTAL SCORE MEN FINAL RESULT - 20 OF 23 RESULTS SCORED AS OF SUN 23 MAR 2003 World Cup Events 1 Oestersund...
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11. April 2003

Raphael and Liv Grete Poiree Looking for ?Comeback?.
Raphael Poiree and wife Liv Grete are looking ahead to the 2003/2004 biathlon season for a full scale ...
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11. April 2003

Swiss News and Team Selections
Ski Nordisch: Selektionen und Trainer 2003/2004 Neuer Wind bei den Langl...
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11. April 2003

Canadian Alpine News
BANFF RESORTS TO HOST 2004 JUVENILE CHAMPIONSHIPS Races for 13- and 14-year olds boost national development CALGAR...
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11. April 2003

Varis out for 2 Years
Kaisa Varis, caught using EPO during the 2003 Val di Fiemme 2003 cross-country championships, has been given a 2 years b...
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11. April 2003

Raphael and Liv Grete Look Ahead
Raphael Poiree and wife Liv Grete are looking ahead to the 2003/2004 biathlon season for a full scale ...
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11. April 2003

Skari Trails Stenmark Big Time
Norway's cross-country skier Bente Skari won 14 individual world cup events during the 2002/2003 season, she thus ended ...
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12. April 2003

Norwegian XC News
Christer Soergard, Norway...
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12. April 2003

Sorkmo and Moen Join Skari into Retirement
In addition to Bente Skari, sprint specialist Mai Helen Sorkmo and all round skier Anita Moen will retire from active sk...
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12. April 2003

Ski Post News (US)
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13. April 2003

New Koch (US XC News)
A tale of the US Ski Team...
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14. April 2003

Steiert Likely New German Head Coach
Wolfgang Steiert, having worked closely with the likes of Martin Schmitt and Sven Hannawald for several years, will like...
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14. April 2003

Questions for Behle
Jochen Behle, after ending his active career in 1998, has enjoyed tremendous success as head coach for the German women ...
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14. April 2003

Bjoerndalen Looking Ahead
Ole Einar Bjoerndalen, fresh from his first 2 world cup titles this season, is more determined than ever to improve even...
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14. April 2003

US WC Update by Luke Bodensteiner
The 2003/2004 Nordic world cup season is more demanding than ever, here is what Luke Bodensteiner, Nordic Director for t...
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15. April 2003

Marco Albarello Interview/Italian XC Update
Marco Albarello, the Italian cross-country head coach, says to www.wintersport.as that there is full spead ahead for 200...
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15. April 2003

Norwegian XC Coach Confirmed for 2006
Svein Tore Samdal, head coach for the Norwegian cross-country women, will reportedly continue in his position until the ...
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16. April 2003

Fauner and Mai Going Long Distance?
Leading Italian cross-country skiers Fabio Mai and Silver Fauner may both consider doing long distance races next season...
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16. April 2003

Swiss Ski News
Personelle Ver...
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16. April 2003

Russian Doping Updates/Lazutina to Give Birth?
Russian cross-country skiers Larissa Lazutina and Olga Danilova were caught in doping during the 2002 Olympic games, the...
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16. April 2003

Jochen Behle Q&A
1.Could you tell us briefly your summer training? Thanks Less skiing on snow than last year, we will start skiing in ...
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19. April 2003

Jochen Behle Q & A
From: peter Date: 17.04.2003 08:06:52 Email: Question: Could you tell us briefly your summer training? Thanks Le...
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17. April 2003

Jochen Behle Presentation
Jochen Behle, the leading German cross-country head coach, has just answered qustions live on www.wintersport.as, here i...
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17. April 2003

Polish Ski Jumping News (Soccer Style)
On 10.05.2003 a very interesting charity football match is planned in Warsaw. If everything goes well, a team of ski ju...
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17. April 2003

Former Norwegian XC Coach Calls for Skating as Preferred Technique
Inge Braathen, Norwegian cross-country head coach for men in the early 90's, says to www.wintersport.as that he believes...
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18. April 2003

Sato to Quit, Steiert Confirmed as German Head Coach
Japanese ski jumper Hiroya Sato, gold winner from the 1998 ski jumping team competition, has chosen to end his active ca...
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18. April 2003

Ski Post News (US)
A ski trip like no other: Chinese Vasaloppet- March 15, 2003 By Subaru Factory Team member Chad Giese www.dreamofit...
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18. April 2003

Bogen Back
Terje Bogen, the former owner and CEO for Sponsor Service, is back on the corporate arena, he has now started a new firm...
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19. April 2003

Tough Schedule for XC Skiers
If the preliminary schedule is a good indicator (and it very likely is a good indicator indeed), the 2003/2004 cross-cou...
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19. April 2003

Jochen Behle 170403
1.Could you tell us briefly your summer training? Thanks Less skiing on snow than last year, we will start skiing in ...
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19. April 2003

Kuitunen and Bauer win XC in Finland
Results from cross-country spring events in Torneoe,Finland. Women's 5k: 1 ( 407) Virpi Kuitunen ...
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19. April 2003

Tchepalova Races in Russia
Russian cross-country skier Julija Tchepalova has made her comeback. 3 months after giving birth the double Olympic cham...
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19. April 2003

Jurg Capol Interactive
Swiss Jurg Capol is the new Nordic Office Race Director for Cross-Country in FIS, a position he officially will step int...
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20. April 2003

German XC News
Nicole Fessel, junior world champion in sprint and Stafanie Boehler will be a part of the German women's cross-country A...
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20. April 2003

Early Events Prove Good Indicator in XC
Last seaon the cross-country skiers started their season in late October, looking at the results from the sprint events,...
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21. April 2003

Dortmund Likely Site for XC Opener 2003
Building on the success of last season and the very early cross-country opener in Germany, the 2003/2004 season will als...
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21. April 2003

US Opportunities for Waxers
UNITED STATES SKI AND SNOWBOARD ASSOC. USSA Employment Opportunity for the position of: Cross Country Assistant Service...
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21. April 2003

Presentation: XC Sprint Seminar in Norway
FIS will host an international sprint seminar in Molde, Norway on May 22nd to 25th. Featured speakers include: Be...
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22. April 2003

Kojonkoski Hopes to Coach Norway Until 2006
Mika Kojonkoski, the successful Norwegian ski jumping coach (he is from Finland), says to www.wintersport.as that he has...
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22. April 2003

XC Athletes Want Return to 2 Day Pursuit
As www.wintersport.as has published earlier this spring, there may be significant changes to the 2005 cross-country prog...
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22. April 2003

2005 XC Programs Suggestions and Opinions
www.wintersport.as published the athletes position on the programs for future championships earlier today. Please vie...
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22. April 2003

Mathias Fredriksson Interview
Background: Name:Mathias Fredriksson Born:1973 Education: skidgymnasium Civil status: Girlfriend 4 best results...
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23. April 2003

Sweden to Focus on XC Sprints
Per Erik Roennestrand, Sweden...
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24. April 2003

Swedish XC Selections and Presentations
These are the Swedish A cross-country teams for the 2003/2004 season: Traditional events: Women: Anna Dahlberg,...
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24. April 2003

Aune to Coach Norwegian XC Sprinters/Presentions
Ulf Morten Aune, formerly head coach for the Swiss cross-country skiers, will take over as new sprint coach for the men...
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24. April 2003

Norwegian Women?s XC Team Down to 5 Athletes
After Bente Skari, Anita Moen and Mai Helen Sorkmo have retired after the 2003 season, the Norwegian women...
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24. April 2003

Norwegian Men?s XC Team WO Alsgaard and Skjeldal
Kristen Skjeldal, one of the corner stones of Norwegian cross-country skiing for the last 15 years, has been dropped fro...
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24. April 2003

Norwegian XC Selections/Women and Sprint
Hilde Pedersen, Kine Beate Bjoernaas, Vibeke Skofterud, Kristin Stoermer Steira and Marit Bjorgen will be the Norwegian ...
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24. April 2003

Biathletes Favorites in Skarverennet
The definite cross-country season ender Skarverennet (37k) will be held this weekend at Geilo, Norway. Close to 14 00...
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25. April 2003

Ole Einar to End Season in Norway
The definite cross-country season ender Skarverennet (37k) will be held this weekend at Geilo, Norway. Close to 14 00...
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25. April 2003

Hiring Controversies in Norwegian XC Teams
Norway...
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25. April 2003

Liv Grete Confirmed Back on Norwegian Team
As www.wintersport.as has reported earlier, Liv Grete Skjelbreid Poiree will be back for the 2003/2004 biathlon season. ...
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25. April 2003

Norwegian Biathlon News
As www.wintersport.as has reported earlier, Liv Grete Skjelbreid Poiree will be back for the 2003/2004 biathlon season. ...
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25. April 2003

XC Season Ender Cancelled
The cross-country season ender Skarverennet at Geilo, Norway, has been cancelled due to bad weather. Press relaease i...
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26. April 2003

Change of Tine for Capol Interactive
Jurg Capol will answer questions on http://www.wintersport.as/interactive/ Saturday afternooe instead of in the morinin...
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26. April 2003

Wolfgang Steiert/Active Career
Wolfgang Steiert is the German ski jumping head coach for the 2003/2004 season, he shared some thoughts with www.winters...
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26. April 2003

Jurg Capol Interactive
These are there the answeres from Jurg Capol, FIS Race Director for cross-country, Mr. Capol will start in his postion f...
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26. April 2003

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These are there the answeres from Jurg Capol, FIS Race Director for cross-country, Mr. Capol will start in his postion f...
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26. April 2003

Soedergren Wins Swedish XC Season Ender
Sweden...
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27. April 2003

Soergaard; Skjeldal Needs Results Every Year
Christer Soergaard, Norway...
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27. April 2003

Norwegian NC Teams 2003/2004
Norway has picked its national Nordic combined teams for the 2003/2004 season: The A team: Kenneth Braaten, Bossmo...
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28. April 2003

Norwegian XC Waxers to Leave Team
There is currently substantial controvery regarding the Norwegian cross-country waxing team going on. Read more on th...
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28. April 2003

Swiss Ski News (Ger.Fre)
Ski alpin: Selektionen f...
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28. April 2003

6 Men on Norwegian Ski Jumping A team
Norwegian selections ski jumping teams 2003/2004 season. A team: 1. Lars Byst...
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28. April 2003

Full Presentation FIS Race Director XC
Jurg Capol will take charge as FIS Cross-Country Race Director on June 1st 2003, here is a summary of his backgorund. ...
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29. April 2003

2003/2004 Ski Jumping Updates
As www.wintersport.as has reported earlier, the ski jumping world cup final will be held in Holmenkollen, Oslo in 2004. ...
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29. April 2003

Swedish XC Waxer in Norwegian Controversy
Geir Tufto, the leading Norwegian waxing (glide) specialist and waxer for Bente Skari, in talking to www.wintersport.as ...
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29. April 2003

Full Presentation FIS Race Director XC 2003/2004
Jurg Capol will take charge as FIS Cross-Country Race Director on June 1st 2003, here is a summary of his backgorund. ...
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29. April 2003

Swiss Ski News
Langlauf Nachwuchs: Selektionen 2003/2004 Sichtungsgruppen erg...
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30. April 2003

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