News Archive; July 2002


Life Bans For Trafficking in Prohibited Substances in IBU
The International Biathlon Union, IBU, finished its congress in Nice this weekend. The congress has taken a very toug...
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01. July 2002

Anterselva Gets 2007 Biathlon World Championship
Anterselva (Italy) has been selected as the venue for the 2007 biathlon world championships, the IBU decided this weeken...
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01. July 2002

Anterselva Gets 2007 Biathlon World Championship
Anterselva (Italy) has been selected as the venue for the 2007 biathlon world championships, the IBU decided this weeken...
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01. July 2002

Norwegian XC Update
The Norwegian cross-country team enjoyed quite a tough week last week, travelling/training across parts of the country t...
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01. July 2002

Frode Andresen Tries out in Cycling
Biathlete Frode Andresen was off to a new challenge this weekend, the Norwegian road cycling championship (the course pa...
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01. July 2002

Vasaloppet 2003 Fully Booked
The 2003 Swedish 90k Vasaloppet, scheduled for March 2003, is already fully booked. 14 400 athletes having been entered,...
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02. July 2002

Alpine Notes, Kjus Changes Skis, Nowen Out
The leading Norwegian alpine skier Lasse Kjus has changed ski brand ahead of his presumed last season, he is going from ...
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02. July 2002

Official FIS Bans for XC Skiers
These are the official bans given to cross-country skiers by FIS. Larissa Lazutina, 2 years suspension from December ...
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02. July 2002

Norwegian Biathlon Report, Bjoerndalen, Andresen, Hanevold
The Norwegian men...
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03. July 2002

Olympic Champion Jagge in Accounting Controversy
Finn Christian Jagge, the Olympic slalom champion from 1992, has reportedly used money from selling an Audi car (a prize...
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03. July 2002

Muehlegg, Lazutina and Danilova Hope to be Cleared in CAS
The CAS will handle several cross-country cases this summer and fall. For starters, there will the 2 appeals cases of Jo...
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03. July 2002

IBU Enacts Tough Doping Rules
After having decided on this: ...
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03. July 2002

IBU Enacts Tough Doping Rules
After having decided on this: ...
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03. July 2002

Can. Ski News, ACA vice-president joins NHL Oilers
Calgary (July 4, 2002) - Nick Wilson, Vice-President of Business and Chief Operating Officer at Alpine Canada Alpin, ha...
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04. July 2002

Eckhoff Beats Bjoerndalen and Andresen in Biathlon Test Race
The Norwegian biathlon men ended their week long training camp at Trysil this Tuesday. Youngster Stian Eckhoff won a ...
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04. July 2002

Muehlegg to Appeal, Hopes for Comeback
http://www.wintersport.as spoke to Ole Berget, the former waxer/manager for Joahnn Muehlegg last week, this is what the ...
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04. July 2002

Swiss Ski News, Swisscom wird Hauptsponsor Ski alpin (Ger. Fre.))
Bestehende Partnerschaften ausgebaut Ein Jahr nach dem Einstieg als Hauptsponsor nordisch ...
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05. July 2002

Despite Massive Doping Problems Russian XC Gets Continued Funding
The Norwegian firm Sponsor Service will continue their sponsor arrangement for the Russian cross-country teams. Repre...
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05. July 2002

Alsgaard and Company to Close Down Internet Site?
The Norwegian internet site www.langrenn.com, partially owned by Thomas Alsgaard, Bente Skari and Espen Bjervig, may be ...
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05. July 2002

Swiss Ski News (German, French)
98. Delegiertenversammlung in Meiringen Gelungener Abschluss einer erfreulichen Saison In Meiringen/BE fand heute ...
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07. July 2002

Piller Cottrer Shows Strength in Italy
The Italian cross-country skiers are on their way preparing for the 2003 cross-country world championship on home soil i...
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07. July 2002

XC Notes, U23 and Junior Worlds to Merge?
Sweden has proposed to merge the newborn U23 championships in cross-country skiing into the junior world championships s...
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07. July 2002

Val di Fiemme 2003 Update, XC Tracks
The cross-country sprint for Val di Fiemme 2003 was changed from classic to skate, here is an update on the courses as w...
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08. July 2002

Malysz Rules Money List in Ski Jumping, once Strong Norwegian Team Falls on Hard Times
Poland...
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08. July 2002

Aukland to Focus on Skiing (Also in the Summer)
Cross-country skier Anders Aukland, formerly a very strong runner in the summer time with 3.46 on the 1500 meters and 13...
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08. July 2002

Cases Lazutina and Danilova: the athletes and the IOC agree to suspend the CAS procedure
Lausanne, 8 July 2002 - The pending appeals procedure before the Court of Arbitration for Sport (CAS) concerning the dec...
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08. July 2002

The members of the Austrian Cross Country Ski Team sanctionned by the IOC
Lausanne, 8 July 2002 - Walter Mayer (coach of the Austrian Cross-Country Ski Team), Marc Mayer, Achim Walcher (athletes...
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08. July 2002

Tschepalova out for 2003 Season
Russia...
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09. July 2002

French Ski News
The French Ski Federation have a new president since Sunday Mr Jean B...
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09. July 2002

Austrian XC Presentation, by Maria Theurl, Part One
Here is a presentation of Maria Theurl and the Austrian women...
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10. July 2002

Frode Andresen Bringing Atomic Into Men?s Biathlon?
Frode Andresen, leading Norwegian biathlete, is seriously considering changing skis from the Norwegian brand Madshus to ...
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10. July 2002

Oslo vs Falun in 2009 Nordic Battle
Holmenkollen, Oslo, appears to be a candidate for the 2009 Nordic world championships. Oslo last hosted the championship...
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10. July 2002

Norwegian XC News, U23 Team
The Norwegian men...
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11. July 2002

Alsgaard and Svartedal in XC Sprint in Norway
Thomas Alsgaard, Haavard Bjerkeli, Jens Arne Svartedal and Trond Iversen will lead the Norwegian pack in a sprint roller...
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11. July 2002

Good Results and an Optimistic Herminator
Here is an update/newsletter from Hermann Maier: Heini Bergm...
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11. July 2002

Turin Area to Host 2004 World Cup Final
FIS has taken an initiative to have the 2006 Olympic area of Turin host the planned 2004 skiing world cup final. In ...
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12. July 2002

Svartedal Wins Roller Ski Sprint
Some of the Norwegian cross-country skiers did a sprint event at Aandalsnes on Friday. Jens Arne Svartedal won the 1 ...
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12. July 2002

Can. Ski News
1) GLACIER CAMPS KEY TRAINING FOR ALPINE RACERS Calgary, Alta. (July 13, 2002) - Summer camp is in full swing for the...
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13. July 2002

French Roller Ski Results
The French roller ski championship was held this weekend, Vinzent Vittoz won the men...
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14. July 2002

SkiPost News from the US
A Two-Lycra World: Mountain Biking and Ski Training. A couple of July...
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14. July 2002

Immonen Accused of Buying EPO
There seems to be no end in sight for the Finnish doping problems. Various press reports this weekend imply that Janne I...
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15. July 2002

Alsgaard Update, Trains 3 Times a Day, Still Allergy Uncertainty
Thomas Alsgaard did enjoy one of most remarkable recoveries in cross-country skiing last season. Alsgaard, struggling wi...
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15. July 2002

ALPINE CANADA SIGNS MULTI-MILLION DOLLAR SKIWEAR DEAL
Spyder racing suits "best in world" says President Ken Read CALGARY, Alberta (July 16, 2002) -- Alpine Canada Alpin h...
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16. July 2002

Leading German SKi Jumpers Out of Summer Season
Neither Martin Schmitt, the world cup winner from 1999 and 2000, nor Sven Hannawald, the winner of all 4 hill events in ...
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16. July 2002

Schmitt Future as Leading Jumper Uncertain
Germany...
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17. July 2002

Austrian XC Presentation, by Maria Theurl, Part Two
Here is a presentation of Maria Theurl and the Austrian women...
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17. July 2002

German Roller Ski Results
There were German roller ski events held last weekend. Men 10 x 2,5 km 1. Dirk Grimm, WSV Lobenstein 42:25,1 2. M...
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17. July 2002

Ski Notes, French Roller Ski, Can. Alpine News
Rollerski Tour 2002 ...
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18. July 2002

Smirnov: Never Caught in Doping or Tested Positive
Former Swedish cross-country skier Erik Oestlund earlier this spring accused Vladimir Smirnov of doping. Here is some...
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18. July 2002

Muehlegg Confirms Comeback Plans to Former Coach
Spain Johann Muehlegg, the double cross-country gold winner from the 2002 Olympics, yet later caught in doping and given...
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19. July 2002

Magnar Dalen: Too Many WC Events in XC
Magnar Dalen, Sweden...
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19. July 2002

Swiss Ski News, Markus Hermann im Training gestürzt
Markus Hermann, aus dem alpinen B-Kader hat sich am Donnerstag im Riesenslalom-Training in Zermatt am rechten Knie verle...
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20. July 2002

Combiners Try to Beat Utah's Heat
U.S. nordic combined skiers beat the heat scorching the American West ...
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20. July 2002

Yagi and Kasaya to Head Japan?s Ski Jumpers
After Vasja Baic left the Japanese ski jumping team after the 2002 season, Hirokazu Yagi and Yukoi Kasaya will coach the...
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20. July 2002

Austrian Ski Report, Goldie Continues
Austrian ski jumper Andreas Goldberger, 3 times winner of the overall world cup and twice winner of the 4 hills, will co...
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22. July 2002

Roller Ski Results
Les meilleurs fran...
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22. July 2002

Hannawald With Injury Trouble, Out for Summer
German ski jumper Sven Hannawald, the first man to ever win all 4 hills events in the tour...
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22. July 2002

INNHOLDSRIK SOMMER
6. juli fikk jeg ja fra Kamilla i R...
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22. July 2002

FIS Council 2003
The following is the FIS Council for 2002/2003 Council DESCRIPTION REPRESENTATIVE COUNTRY President: Kasper...
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23. July 2002

FIS Ski News
These are some of the major changes/news from the FIS congress earlier this summer: K.O.Slalom as a new format in Sla...
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23. July 2002

What?s it Gonna Be Stefania?
Italy's 1992 and 2002 cross-country Olympic champion, Stefania Belmondo, has been rumoured to consider a comeback, this ...
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23. July 2002

KLUBBSKIFTE
Jeg har n...
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23. July 2002

Norway Leaves Ingebrigtsen off Summer GP Team
Norway...
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24. July 2002

Baacke Back After Year?s Injury
Marko Baacke will be back in competitions in this week...
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24. July 2002

Kristian Hammer Report (Norwegian)
Jeg har n...
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24. July 2002

Background Information German Summer GP
Here is some background information regarding the German championships in Nordic combined and ski jumping this week in W...
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24. July 2002

2003 Nordic News Update/Val di Fiemme
The organising committee of Fiemme 2003 has recently changed its seat and has moved from the Congress Hall of Cavalese t...
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25. July 2002

Official 2003 Val di Fiemme Program
18. Februar ...
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25. July 2002

Claudio Collenberg im Training gestürzt
Verletzung am linken Knie Claudio Collenberg, aus dem alpinen B-Kader hat sich am Samstag im Training in Saas Fee am ...
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25. July 2002

Ackermann to Defend Double NC German Summer Title?
The German championship in summer ski jumping and Nordic combined will be held this weekend. Martin Schmitt won 2 gol...
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25. July 2002

Hettich Leads NC Summer Championship in Germany
Georg Hettich has taken the lead after the ski jumping part of the German Nordic combined supper championship. The ...
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26. July 2002

Italian XC Update
Marco Albarello, the Italian men's cross-country chief of sport, says to http://www.wintersport.as that his team looks g...
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26. July 2002

Ackermann German NC Champion (Summer Time).
Germany...
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26. July 2002

Bjoerndalen Until 2010, in Pursuit of Daehlie?
With 4 gold medals from the 2002 Olympic games and one gold and a silver form 1998, Ole Einar Bjoerndalen is looking to...
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27. July 2002

Bjoerndalen Until 2010?
With 4 gold medals from the 2002 Olympic games and one gold and a silver form 1998, Ole Einar Bjoerndalen is looking to...
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27. July 2002

Alsgaard Hospitalized After Cycling Accident
Norwegian cross-country skier Thomas Alsgaard has been involved a bike accident that has left him hospitalised. After...
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27. July 2002

Loeffler German Ski Jumping Champion
Frank Loeffler won the German Summer Ski Jumping Championship on Saturday ahead of Georg Spaeth and Alexander Herr. M...
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27. July 2002

Gaiser German Summer NC Champion
Jens Gaiser won the German Summer Nordic Combined Championship in sprint on Saturday with the slimmest of margins on Ron...
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27. July 2002

Ski Notes/Val Di Fiemme Press Accreditations
FORUM NORDICUM The annual meeting of Forum Nordicum, gathering the journalists from all over the world who deal with ...
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28. July 2002

Loeffler Records Second Ski Jumping Title in Germany
Frank Loeffler recorded his second German title in 2 days when he was a part of the Bayern team that won the team compet...
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28. July 2002

Ahonen Strong in Finland
Janne Ahonen won the first event of the Finland Summer Grand Prix this Sunday. Ahonen, who did not have the greatest of...
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28. July 2002

STEINKJER GRAND PRIX
I g...
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29. July 2002

Alsgaard With Alternative Training for 4 Weeks
After having been through an operation in a finger on Sunday, Thomas Alsgaard looks forward to 4 weeks alternative train...
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29. July 2002

SkiPost News from the US
SkiPost ...
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30. July 2002

Marco Albarello Presentation
Marco Albarello now heads Italian cross-country, here is a short presentation and an interview with the leading Italian....
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30. July 2002

Hammer Wins Norwegian NC Test
The Norwegian Nordic combined skiers did their last test ahead of the Summer GP series that starts in late August. Kr...
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30. July 2002

Swiss Ski News (German, French)
Ski Alpin: Saisonvorbereitung 2002/2003 Schneetrainings in Argentinien Die Schweizer Skirennfahrerinnen und -fahrer...
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30. July 2002

Swedish XC Update
Here is an update on the Swedish cross-country skiers: Johann Olsson and Mats Larsson are both back in full training ...
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31. July 2002

Canadian Ski News
Donald Farley has held the record for the uphill skate roller skiing time trial in Canmore for the past 6 years, but his...
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31. July 2002

Swiss XC News, Ger. Fre
Freestyle: Trainerstab 2002/2003 Fabien Bertrand verl...
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31. July 2002

Happonen Wins Finnish Ski Jumping
After having placed 2nd this weekend, Janne Happonen won the second event of the Finnish Summer GP on Tuesday. Janne ...
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31. July 2002

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