News Archive; June 2005


IOC launches Candidature Acceptance Procedure for 2014 Olympic Winter Games
The International Olympic Committee (IOC) launched yesterday the Candidature Acceptance Procedure for the XXII Olympic W...
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01. June 2005

Can. Alpine News
ALPINE CANADA ALPIN DROPS GIANT SLALOM RACE AT CIBC LAKE LOUISE WINTERSTART WORLD CUP Sky-Rocketing Event Costs, Tec...
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01. June 2005

Russia Picks 10 Women Strong Biathlon Team
These are the Russian biathlon women...
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01. June 2005

Tchepikov Aims for Gold 18 Years After First Olympic Medal
Sergei Tchepikov won Olympic medals as far back as 1988, more than 17 years ago. Tchepikov, who placed 4th in the 200...
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01. June 2005

Tikhonov Aims for IBU Presidency
The president of the Union of Biathletes of Russia (Russian biathlon union) Alexander Tikhonov has declared. In an i...
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03. June 2005

Legendary XC Skiers Make ?Comeback? in Moscow
During the cross-country events in Moscow last weekend there was a race for former great Russian cross-country champions...
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03. June 2005

Bjoerndalen Dominates Again, This Time with a Bike
Norwegian biathlete Ole Einar Bjoerndalen, coming from a very strong 2005 season, does not seem to be letting up. In ...
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04. June 2005

Can. Alpine News
ALPINE CANADA ALPIN PARTNERS STRATEGIZE ON CIBC LAKE LOUISE WINTERSTART WORLD CUP EVENTS First-Ever World Cup Summit H...
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05. June 2005

Bjoerndalen and Santher Victorious in Bike Biathlon
These are the results from the women...
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05. June 2005

Berger, Santher and Bjoerndalen Team Win Bike Biathlon Relay
The mix team of Lars Berger, Natalie Santher and Ole Einar Bjoerndalen wont the bike biathlon relay in Altenberg on Sund...
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05. June 2005

Full Bike Biathlon Results Altenberg 2005
These are the full results from the bike biathlon events in Altenberg, Germany, this weekend: Women: ...
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05. June 2005

Bjoergen Adds Strong Running Performance To Roller Ski Performance
Norwegian cross-country skier Marit Bjoergen reportedly is testing better than ever this spring. In a roller ski test...
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06. June 2005

Nor. NC News (Nor.)
Nyheter NSF elite Kombinert Dato: mandag, 6. juni 2005 P...
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06. June 2005

Bjoergen and. Co. Look to a "Standard Week" of Training, 21 hours in 6 days.
2nd session, classic 2 hours at intensity one Thursday 16th, hard session, more later 2nd session, classic/skate 1.5...
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07. June 2005

US Ski Team News
TWO WEEKS OF OLYMPIC-CALIBUR SKI RACING RETURNS TO COLORADO PARK CITY, Utah (June 7) - The alpine World Cup schedule...
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07. June 2005

Steira Leads Nor. XC Women on Running Test
The Norwegian cross-country women ran a 5k test in downtown Trondheim on Tuesday. Kristin Steira, formerly a very stron...
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08. June 2005

No Luck for Biathlete Andresen in Cycling
Norwegian biathlete Frode Andresen is known to be an ahtlete that likes to compete, his aim next season is to take part ...
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08. June 2005

Olympic News
Turin on track for 2006 Following three days of positive meetings combined with full tours of city and mountain venue...
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09. June 2005

Small Quotas and Demanding Competitors Likely to Leave Nor. XC Top Sprinters Out of Olympics
Coming froma quota of 32 athletes in the 2005 Nordic worlds, Norway (as are other large nations) is set to only get 28 ...
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10. June 2005

Still only One Team in XC Team Sprint in Olympics
The cross-country sprint relay is on the 2006 Olympic agenda, this time in classic. Yet unlike world cup competition...
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10. June 2005

IOC News
Election of the host city for the Games of the XXX Olympiad ...
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10. June 2005

How the Norwegian XC Men Train in June (on Snow)
The Norwegian cross-country men will be skiing on snow at Sognegfjellet, Norway, during the next week. The sprinters ...
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11. June 2005

Small Quotas for Leading Skiing Nations in 2006 Olympics
This is a summary of and all the rules and numbers for Olympic qualifications for 2006: Unlike the worlds there are n...
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11. June 2005

Lang and Fessel Lead Strong German Field on Roller Ski
The German top cross-country skiers competed in roller ski sprint events in Westald, Germany, on Saturday. Men...
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12. June 2005

Swedish Ski News (Swe.)
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12. June 2005

French XC News (Fre.)
C'est reparti sur les skis ! Tous les athl...
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13. June 2005

German Ski Notes
Skispringer-Kick f...
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13. June 2005

Hetland Wins Norwegian XC Sprint Test on Snow
The Norwegian men...
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13. June 2005

Samdal to Quit in 2006, Hopes for Future Cooperation With Bjoergen
The Norwegian cross-country women...
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14. June 2005

Leading XC Skier Caught in Doping
Justyna Kowalczyk (POL) commits anti-doping violation On Monday 13th June 2005 the FIS Doping Panel issued its...
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15. June 2005

2006 Olympic News
ORIS underway in Torino The ...
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15. June 2005

Skjeldal Dominates Nor. XC Test on Snow
The Norwegian cross-country man ran a 12/13k classic test on snow at Sognefjellet on Thursday. The test was run under...
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16. June 2005

Bjoergen Beats Oerstig in Nor. Sprint, Hetland Dominates Men?s Class
There were cross-country sprints on snow in Kragaroe, Norway, on Saturday. The women skied around 1k classic/double p...
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18. June 2005

100 Meters XC Sprint, A Summary
www.wintersport.as has published numerous articles on who is the fastest cross-country skier over 100 meters sprint. ...
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18. June 2005

Russians Start Olympic Biathlon Season With Shooting Test
The first competitions of the Russian national biathlon teams in an Olympic seasonh have been held. But only shootin...
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21. June 2005

German Ski News
DSV-Verbandsversammlung 2005 in Erfurt Alfons H...
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21. June 2005

Swe. Ski Jumping News (Swe.)
Svenska backhoppningslandslaget f...
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21. June 2005

Swedish News
INBJUDAN TILL PRESSTR...
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23. June 2005

Can. Ski News
NORDICA ENTERS THE CANADIAN ALPINE SKI TEAM POOL AS A SKI SUPPLIER CALGARY, Alberta (June, 2005) ...
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23. June 2005

French Roller Ski News
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23. June 2005

Canada Likely to Draw Full XC Interest in December.
Although a long and less desired travel for many nations, the Canadian cross-country program for early winter during the...
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24. June 2005

New Swedish XC Coach to Add High Altitude to Agenda (And Some More News)
Inge Braathen, Sweden...
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24. June 2005

VANCOUVER 2010: Two new venues get underway
Work has begun in the Callaghan Valley, near Whistler, on two of the venues for the XXI Olympic Winter Games ...
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25. June 2005

Swedish XC Women Likely To Rely on Sprints for Olympic Glory
Sweden has stated their aim for 6 medals in cross-country in the 2006 Olympics. Let...
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26. June 2005

Lars Berger 10th In Nor. Cycling Champs
Biathlete Lars Berger placed 10th in the Norwegian tempo cycling championship this week. Results: 1. Thor Hushovd ...
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26. June 2005

Skjelbreid Poiree Wins Test in Norway, Still not Perfect Shooting
Liv Grete Skjelbreid Poiree, after a, by her standards, terrible 2004/2005 season, is looking ahead for the 2006 Olympic...
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26. June 2005

Biathlon With Focus on High Altitude Camps
In cross-country the use of high altitude training camps ahead of and during the season has become of paramount importan...
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26. June 2005

Bjoerndalen May Surpass Daehlie and Even Carl Lewis in Olympic Glory
Norway...
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27. June 2005

Background on Bjoerndalen
Ole Einar Bjoerndalen, Norway (born 1974 near Drammen, Norway) Latest: Despite skipping several events to focus on c...
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27. June 2005

Swedish XC with Home Camp Before Focus on Altitude in the Fall
These are some cross-country news from Sweden, the A team will hold a camp in Torsby this week. As www.wintersport.as...
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27. June 2005

Belmondo Tests at 2001 Level, May Challenge for Olympic Medals Again
Italy...
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28. June 2005

Belmondo Background
Stefania Belmondo (born 1969, Italy) Latest: Scheduled comeback ahead of 2005/2006 season Got 2nd child spring 2...
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28. June 2005

Roller Ski News
Opening FIS Rollerski World Cup 90 Athletes from 10 countries will take part on Friday July 1ST until Sunday 3r...
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29. June 2005

Norwegian XC Sprinters Turn to More Specific Training
The Norwegian cross-country sprint men have a camp in Lofoten, Norway, this week. Head coach Ulf Morten Aune says to ...
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29. June 2005

XC Sprint Men, a World Cup Update
The Norwegian men...
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29. June 2005

Sweden Selects 8 XC Skiers For 2006 Olympic Games
The 2006 Olympics is coming up in February next year, yet Sweden has selected quite a few skiers already, the list below...
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29. June 2005

Roller SKi News
ROLLERSKI GETS READY FOR THE WORLD CUP 2005 Press Release, 29th June 2005 Rollerskiing World Cup f...
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29. June 2005

Swedish Men Looking for Several 2006 Olympic Medals
Sweden has stated their aim for 6 medals in cross-country in the 2006 Olympics, the men may have to capture most of thes...
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30. June 2005

Estonian Olympic Favourites Expect To Skip Dec. Worlds Cups
Veerpalu and Smigun Expected to Skip WCs in Dec. 2005 to Focus on Olympic Preparations Estonia has at least 3 medal c...
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30. June 2005

Olympic Analyses, Men?s 15k Classic
15k classic cross-country men This event, besides the sprint, is the shortest distance on the men...
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30. June 2005

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