News Archive; August 2003


Happonen wins Summer Cup
Janne Happonen won the last third Finnish Summer Cup competition in Vuokatti on Thursday. These are the top 5 results fr...
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01. August 2003

Happonen Wins Finnish Summer GP Overall
These are the best 10 of the Finnish Summer Cup in ski jumping The Finnish Team for FIS Summer Grand Prixs in Hinterz...
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01. August 2003

Bystoel Out of Norwegian Team for Summer GP
Norway has made its selections for the first 3 events on the ski jumping summer GP. The team: Sigurd Pettersen Ro...
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01. August 2003

Poiree Meets Bjoerndalen in Norwegian Championship
3 times overll world cup winner Raphael Poiree meets 5 times Olympic gold medal champion Ole Einar Bjoerndalen in the op...
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01. August 2003

Defrasne Beats Bjoerndalen and Poiree in Norway
France...
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02. August 2003

Complete French Dominance in Norwegian Biathlon Championship
French newcomer Delphine Paretto shot clean on won the Norwegian Summer Championship in Biathlon Sprint on Saturday T...
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02. August 2003

Andresen Injured in Racing Accident
Leading Norwegian biathlete Frode Andresen, formerly world champion on the sprint and Olympic gold medal winner from the...
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02. August 2003

Bjoerndalen Norwegian Biathlon Champion
Ole Einar Bjoerndalen came back on Sunday to win the Norwegian Summer Biathlon Championship in pursuit. Coming from b...
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03. August 2003

Bailly Dominates Summer Biathlon
Sandrine Bailly and Corine Niogret dominated the Norwegian Summer Biathlon Championship on Sunday. Bailly, who shot 1...
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03. August 2003

Andresen Back in Full Training After 2 Weeks
Norwegian biathlete Frode Andresen, after having fallen and broken a rib this weekend, hopes to be back in full training...
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04. August 2003

Frode Andresen Presentation
Frode Andresen, Norway (born 1973, lives H...
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04. August 2003

Finland Makes Summer GP Selections
The Finnish Team for the ski jumping summer grand prix-competitions in Hinterzarten and Courchevel: Janne Ahonen, Mat...
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04. August 2003

Loitzl Wins COC
Results from COC summer ski jumping in Garmisch Partenkirchen this weekend. Saturday: 1. Wolfgang Loitzl AUT 82,5m...
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05. August 2003

XC World Cup Background
The unofficial cross-country world cup was started in 1974, there were no lack of great winners with the likes of Mieto,...
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05. August 2003

Estonian XC Report
WS: What is the status for the Estonians in terms of general preparations, injuries, if any, camps on snow, competit...
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05. August 2003

Roller Ski News
ENG 5th stage - Rollerski Tour 2003 ...
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06. August 2003

IOC PRESIDENT ANNOUNCES COMPOSITION OF COMMISSIONS
The President of the International Olympic Committee (IOC), Jacques Rogge, confirmed today the composition of the 24 com...
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07. August 2003

Malysz Skips First Summer GP Event?
The summer ski jumping GP will start with official training on Friday. Notably absent from the entry list for the first ...
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07. August 2003

2002 Summer GP Results/Hinterzarten
Austria...
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07. August 2003

Poirees Form Their Own Team
Norway...
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07. August 2003

Malysz Does Skip Summer GP
Two Polish ski jumpers - Adam Malysz and Robert Mateja will not participate in this year...
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07. August 2003

Svartedal Wins Roller Ski Test in Norway/Twice
Norwegian classic sprint specialist Jens Arne Svartedal won 13k classic roller ski test among the Norwegian cross-countr...
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08. August 2003

Mechler Best in Training in Ski Jumping Summer GP
Germany...
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08. August 2003

Training Lengths from Hinterzarten/Summer GP
1 Klausmann Daniel ST Schonach-Rohrhardsberg GER 87.3 7. 84.5 53. 20 21. 87.6 5. 93.5 28. 20 28. 88.4 8. ...
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08. August 2003

Swiss Ski News
Das Gegenteil eines Skilagers!" 45 Jugendliche trainieren im 2. Summer Camp Nach der erfolgreichen Einf...
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09. August 2003

Austria Leads in Summer Ski Jumping
Austria has taken the lead after the first round of the team competition on the summer GP in ski jumping in Hinterzarten...
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09. August 2003

Austria Wins Team Event in Summer GP Ski Jumping
The first event of the summer series in ski jumping is just finished in Hinterzarten. Austria won the team event with...
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09. August 2003

Full Results From Team Comp. Summer GP Ski Jumping Hinterzarten 2003
1. 524.0 1. 11 Austria (AUT) 541.0 1. 1065.0 88.4 97.5 65.0 19.0 19.0 19.0 19.0 19.0 57.0 122.0 5. 11-1 Widhoelzl Andre...
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09. August 2003

Benkovic and Kokkonen Longest in Hinterzarten on Saturday
Longest jumps of the day in Hinterzarten: Hoellwarth 108 and 100 meters Schwarzenberger 107.5 and 103,5 meters Thom...
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09. August 2003

Morgenstern Wins Summer GP in Hintezarten
Austrian youngster Thomas Morgenstern won the first individual event of the ski jumping summer GP in Hinterzarten on Sun...
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10. August 2003

Hinterzarten Report in German
Thomas Morgenstern unschlagbar auf der Adlerschanze... Der K...
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10. August 2003

Roller Ski News
ENG 5th stage - Rollerski Tour 2003 ...
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10. August 2003

Sommerfeldt, Elofsson and Fredriksson Race in Estonia
The Saku Suverull in Estonia towards the end of the week (Friday and Saturday) marks the first serious competition of th...
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11. August 2003

Saku Suverull Program
The Saku Suverull program: The men...
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11. August 2003

No Finns for the Nordic Combined Summer Grand Prix
There will be no Finns participating this year's Summer Grand Prix-tour in Austria and Germany. The Finnish team will sk...
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11. August 2003

Aukland Determined Ahead of 2004 Season
Norway...
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12. August 2003

Anders Aukland Presentation
Anders Aukland (born1972, Norway) Latest: 2nd 50k classic Holemenkollen,Oslo, March 2003 Gold relay Val di Fi...
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12. August 2003

Rene Sommerfeldt Interview, Part 2
Germany...
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12. August 2003

Courchevel Next for Summer GP
The ski jumpers head into the second individual on the summer GP in Courchvel, France, on Thursday. Official qualific...
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13. August 2003

Roller Ski News
Alfio di Gregorio entered for Rotterdam The Italian vice-world champion and multi World Cup winner Alfio di Gregorio...
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13. August 2003

IOC News
OFFICIAL INVITATIONS FOR ATHENS 2004 OLYMPIC GAMES SENT TO 201 NATIONAL OLYMPIC COMMITTEES 13 August 2003 The Pr...
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13. August 2003

Aukland Joins Forces With Leading Runners
Norwegian cross-country skiers Tore Ruud Hofstad, Oddbjoern Hjelmeset and Anders Aukland join the leading track & field ...
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13. August 2003

Tchepalova Back on International Arena This Week
After taking last season off to have a baby, double Olympic champion Julija Tchepalova is back on the international aren...
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13. August 2003

Morgenstern Best in Qualification in Hinterzarten
Thomas Morgenstern, the winner of the Hinterzarten ski jumping summer GP event last week, recorded the longest jump duri...
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14. August 2003

Freestyle News
Friday 7th of August saw a large field of international mogul skiers gathered at Perisher Blue Australia for the Austra...
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14. August 2003

Pettersen Wins in Courchvel
Norway...
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14. August 2003

Norwegian Ski Jumping Presentations
Norway...
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14. August 2003

Swiss Ski News
Swiss-Ski teilt mit: Kreuzbandriss im ...
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14. August 2003

Smigun Takes Lead in Suverull
The Saku Suverull started on Friday night with 2.7k roller ski for women Top results: Kristina Smigun 5.12 Evy Sa...
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15. August 2003

Elofsson Skips Suverull, Angerer Takes Lead
The Saku Suverull started on Friday night with 2.7k roller ski for men: The results: 1, Thobias Angerer 4.22 2. T...
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15. August 2003

Full Results Men's Prologue Suverull
Salomon Cup Prologue Men 2,7 km 15.August 2003 Ra Nr Name Nat Result Behind 1 51 ANGERER Tobias GER 4.22,2 +0,0 2 4...
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16. August 2003

Women's Results Suverull Prologue
Prologue Women 2,7 km 15.August 2003 Ra Nr Name Nat Result Behind 1 23 SMIGUN Kristina EST 5.12,8 +0,0 2 22 SACHENB...
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16. August 2003

Freeman Strong in NZ/USST Report from New Zealand
USST Report from New Zealand NZ National Championships New Zealand is having one of its driest winters in history....
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16. August 2003

Sommerfeldt Strong in Estonia
The running results from the men...
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16. August 2003

Aukland and Hjelmeset on Record Team in Norway
Skate specialist Tore Ruud Hofstad and classic experts Oddbjoern Hjelmeset and Anders Aukland were a part of the 8 men s...
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16. August 2003

Women's Results Saki Suverull
After a strong 12k roller ski leg, Krsitina Smigun won the women...
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16. August 2003

Schluetter Wins Saku Suverull, 3 Germans in Top 4
After 2.7k roller ski, 6k running and 20k roller ski, Andreas Schluetter won the men...
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16. August 2003

Swedish Alpine News
Alpina landslaget letar sn...
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18. August 2003

Tchepalova vs Adidas
The Cross-Country Skiing Olympic Champion Julija Tchepalova Decides to Sue Adidas RUSSIA ...
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18. August 2003

Record for the ?F.I.S. Ladies?
Women Jump Into Summer Series as Well The ski jumping women is also holding a summer series. In a k65 hill near Bisch...
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18. August 2003

Skiing Goes to Africa
Egypt will host roller ski event in September. Leading Italian skiers Christian Zorzi and Saracco will reportedly be amo...
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18. August 2003

ALPE D?HUEZ On Roller Ski
ENG 6th stage ...
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19. August 2003

Norway To Send 5 Men to NC Summer Series
Norway will have 5 men participating in the summer series in Nordic combined, starting Friday the 22nd in Villach says C...
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19. August 2003

2002 NC Summer Series Results
Mario Stecher won the 2002 summer series in Nordic combined, these were the results (and some links): http://www.mari...
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19. August 2003

IOC News
IOC PRAISES ATHENS ORGANISERS FOR SUCCESS OF SPORTS EVENTS 19 August 2003 The International Olympic Committee (I...
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19. August 2003

Andresen Returns With XC Sprint, Meets Bjoerndalen and Fredriksson
Frode Andresen, having fallen and broken a rib less than 3 weeks ago, will reportedly compete this Thursday in a 200 met...
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20. August 2003

Andreas Schluetter Presentation
Andreas Schluetter won last weekend...
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20. August 2003

Italian XC Update
Italy...
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21. August 2003

Piller Cottrer, Valbusa, Zorzi Presentations
These are some of the leading Italian cross-country skiers in a strong and stable 2003/2004 team: Pietro Piller Cottr...
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21. August 2003

IOC APPOINTS NEW SPORTS DIRECTOR
IOC APPOINTS NEW SPORTS DIRECTOR 21 August 2003 The International Olympic Committee (IOC) has the pleasure to an...
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21. August 2003

Lodwick Wins NC in Villach
American Todd Lodwick wo the first event of the Nordic combined in Villach. He was followed by Jens Gaiser and Christop...
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22. August 2003

Fredriksson Wins Sprint at Hamar, Speed Skater Fastest
Sweden...
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21. August 2003

Hoffmann and Botwinow Still Lead Austrian XC Program
Markus Gandler is the new Chief of Sport for cross-country and biathlon (for 2003/2004) in Austria. Gandler shared this ...
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22. August 2003

Nordic Combined Comments from Villach 8Ger.Eng)
Nun endlich ist es soweit: Der erste Sommer Grand Prix der Nordischen Kombination hat seinen Sieger: Todd Lodwick ( 90.5...
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22. August 2003

Ski Post News/US Ski News
New Zealand National Sprint Championships Snow Farm, New Zealand By: Kikkan Randall www.kikkan.com Wow, you must...
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23. August 2003

Norwegian XC Report
www.wintersport.as spoke to Christer Soergaard, the head coach for the Norwegian men...
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23. August 2003

Loitzl and Lindstroem Strong in Trondheim COC
Germany...
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23. August 2003

Joutsen Wins Roller Ski Sprint (Eng. Fre.)
ENG 6th stage ...
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23. August 2003

Bystoel Wins COC in Trondheim
Results from COC summer ski jumping in Trondheim on Sunday: 1 007 Bystoel,Lars,NOR 90.0 121.0M 61.8 18.0 17.5 17.5 18...
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24. August 2003

Vittoz Wins Roller Ski at Alpe d?Huez
ENG ...
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24. August 2003

Andresen Joins Norwegian Cross-Country Skiers
Norwegian biathletes Frode Andresen and Halvard Hanevold will travel with the Norwegian cross-country skiers to Stelvio ...
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24. August 2003

Gaiser Wins Nordic Combined Summer Series 2/4 (Ger. Eng)
Beim zweiten Sommer Grand Prix der Nordischen Kombination in Steinbach-Hallenberg konnte sich der Zweite von Villach kla...
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24. August 2003

US XC Report/By Pete Vordenberg
USST NZ Report Open Sept Camp coming up! Only one disappointing event marred what was an otherwise excellent New Z...
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25. August 2003

Hautamaeki Skips Summer GP
Finnish ski jumping team for SGP in Predazzo (29.8.) and Innsbruck (31.8.) Janne Ahonen, Janne Happonen, Tami Kiuru, Aks...
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25. August 2003

Norway Makes Summer GP Selections
The Norwegian team selections for the summer GP events in ski jumping in Predazzo and Innsbruck. Anders Bardal, Stein...
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25. August 2003

XC World Cup Updates
Beitostoelen, the Norwegian venue of the 2003 cross-country world cup opener, has invested in snow making equipment that...
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25. August 2003

Muehlegg on Comeback Trail
Well, it hardly comes a surprise or news any more, but again we may confirm that Johann Muehlegg trains hard for his com...
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25. August 2003

Muehlegg Presentation
Johann Muehlegg, Spain Latest: No success in CAS appeals late 2003 Likely out for 2 years for doping in the Olymp...
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25. August 2003

Austrian Biathlon Report
The Austrian biathlon team looks very strong ahead of the 2003/2004 season says the new Chief of Sport Markus Gandler to...
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26. August 2003

Linz Sprint Cancelled
The Linz cross-country sprint event scheduled for late December, has been cancelled. Apparently the lack of competitive ...
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26. August 2003

Swiss Ski News (Ger.Fre.)
Skispringen: Sommer Grand-Prix 2003/2004 (2.Teil) Simon Ammann und Andreas K...
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26. August 2003

Malysz Skips Summer GP
Adam Malysz will not start in any Summer Grand Prix competitions this year. The nearest competition where we will se see...
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27. August 2003

Scmittt and Hannawald Skip Summer GP
German profiles Martin Schmitt and Sven Hannawald will not compete for Germany in the ski summer series in Predazzo on F...
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27. August 2003

Hoffmann and Botwinow Lead Austrian XC Team
After interviews with Austria...
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27. August 2003

Morgenstern Leads Summer GP
Austrian youngster Thomas Morgenstern has taken the overall lead in the summer GP in ski jumping after 2 events, he has ...
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27. August 2003

Roux Longest in NC Training in Klingentahl
Training lengths and comments in German from the ski jumping training ahead of the Nordic combined summer series in Klin...
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28. August 2003

Nordic Combined Summer Standings 2/4 2003
Standings in the Nordic combined summer series after 2 out of 4 events. 1 Jens Gaiser GER 180 80 100 2 Todd Lod...
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28. August 2003

Benkovic Strong in Training in Predazzo
Training results from Predazzo in the ski jumping summer series. Training one: 1 32 Kranjec, Robert 125.0 2 5...
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28. August 2003

Benkovic Longest in Qualification in Predazzo
Results from qualification in Predazzo ahead of the summer ski jumping series on Friday. The main event will start at 21...
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29. August 2003

Roux Longest in NC Ski Jumping in Klingentahl
Results from the ski jumping part in the Nordic combined summer series in Klingentahl on Friday. 1 Ludovic Roux FRA 8...
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29. August 2003

Ackermann Wins in Klingentahl (Ger. Eng.)
Auch der dritte Sommer Grand Prix der Nordischen Kombination hat nun seinen Gewinner: Ronny Ackermann (76,5m, 75,5m) aus...
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29. August 2003

Full Results from NC Summer Series Klingentahl 290803
1 ACKERMANN Ronny GER 212.0 9 16:47.5 4 00.0 100 http://www.ronnyackermann.de/ 2 ROUX Ludovik FRA 232.0 1 18:15.4 36 0...
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29. August 2003

Kokkonen Leads in Predazzo
Standings after the first jump in the summer series in ski jumping in Predazzo on friday night. 1 43 Kokkonen, Aksel...
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30. August 2003

Kokkonen Wins in Predazzo
Finland...
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30. August 2003

Gaiser in Clear Lead in NC Summer Series
Germany...
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30. August 2003

Mechler Best in Qualification in Innsbruck
Maximilian Mechler had the longest jump during qualification for the last event in the ski jumping summer GP in Innsbruc...
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30. August 2003

Roller Ski Results from Rotterdam
News and results from the prologud in the roller ski world cup in Rotterdam on Friday: Prologue World Cup Rotterdam ...
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30. August 2003

Italians and Dutch Dominate Roller Ski WC
News and results from the pursuit in the roller ski world cup in Rotterdam on Saturday. The men's pursuit was a battl...
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30. August 2003

FIS Marathon Season Starts in Australia
The 2003/2004 Worldloppet season opened in Australia this weekend with the 13th annual Kangaroo Hoppet held at Falls Cre...
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31. August 2003

New German Jumps Into the Limelight
In the absence of great performances of Scmitt and Hanawald, Germany...
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31. August 2003

IOC News
BEIJING 2008 31 August 2003 Today in Beijing, an agreement was signed by Olympic Broadcasting Services (OBS) and...
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31. August 2003

Stecher Wins in Winterberg
Austria...
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31. August 2003

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