News Archive; August 2004


Norwegian XC Report/Men
The Norwegian men...
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02. August 2004

Norwegian NC News
The Norwegian Nordic combined team will host a camp in Trondheim ahead of the summer series in Nordic combined. Norwa...
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02. August 2004

Austria Wins Team Event in Summer GP, Poland 3rd
Austria won the team event in the jumping summer series in Hinterzarten on Sunday. The Austrians got 1073 points and was...
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02. August 2004

German Ski Jumping Report (German)
The summer series in ski jumping continued started this weekend. The Germans did reasonably well as a team on Saturda...
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02. August 2004

Swedish XC News (Swe.)
Tuffa l...
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03. August 2004

Swedish XC Skiers To Focus on Head to Head Intervals/Mass Starts
The Swedish cross-country teams will meet this week on a dry land camp in Sweden. Head coach Per Erik Roennestrand says ...
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03. August 2004

Elofsson Still Highly Uncertain
Sweden...
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03. August 2004

Ahonen and Alsgaard Choose Alternative Summer Options
2 of the leading skiing personalities for the last 10 years are focusing on activities far from snow this upcoming weeke...
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03. August 2004

Ruud Hofstad Wins XC Test in Norway
The Norwegian men's cross-country team performed a 10k classic plus 10k skate test pursuit event (mass start) on roller ...
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05. August 2004

Russian XC Test Results
The leading cross coutry ski club of Russia "Saturn" which is headed by known Russian coach Alexander Grushin, bringing ...
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05. August 2004

Norwegian XC Skiers Focus on Mass Start Improvements
The Norwegian cross-country men's head coach Christer Soergaard says to www.wintersport.as that his team indeed will nee...
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05. August 2004

Tjoerholm Wins Biathlon Race in Norway
Strong shooter Linda Tjoerholm won the women...
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07. August 2004

Bergmann Outclasses Norwegian Biathletes in Summer Sprint
Sweden...
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07. August 2004

Magnus Moan Wins Norwegian NC Test
The Norwegian Nordic combined skiers held a test this week, The first number represents time behind the winner, 39 se...
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07. August 2004

Bergmann Wins Again in Summer Biathlon in Norway
Sweden...
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08. August 2004

Eikeland Wins Women?s Biathlon Pursuit in Norway
Liv Kjersti Eikeland won the women...
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08. August 2004

Svartedal and Aukland With OK Performance in Bike Race
The Norwegian cross-country men took part in an 80k mountain bike race on Saturday. These are some selected times, th...
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08. August 2004

Malysz Wins in Summer GP, Austrians With Strong Team Performance
Poland...
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08. August 2004

Bergmann Rules Biathlon in Norway
Results and comments from the men...
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09. August 2004

Norwegian Women's Biathlon Results
Results from the women...
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09. August 2004

Alsgaard to Join Norwegian Biathletes at High Altitude
The Norwegian biathletes, fresh from being badly beaten by Carl Johan Bergmann on roller ski last weekend, will later in...
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11. August 2004

IOC News
IOC appoints new Marketing Director The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today announced the appointment of Mr T...
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11. August 2004

Women?s Ski Jumping News (Ger.)
VSC Klingenthal Begegnungszentrum & Sport GmbH Waldhotel Vogtland newsletter > 27-2004 Amerikanerin siegt in ...
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11. August 2004

Norway Picks NC Summer Team
This will be the Norwegian team for summer series in Nordic combined 2004. Petter Tande, Magnus Moan, Ola Morten Grae...
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11. August 2004

Skari Joins Norwegian XC Women on Camp
Retired cross-country queen Bente Skari is joining the Norwegian cross-country women on a dry land camp in Norway this w...
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11. August 2004

German Ski News, Women?s Alpine Team Heading to Chile
The German women...
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11. August 2004

German Ski News (German)
DSV-Stars schwitzen auf Clubschiff Aida f...
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12. August 2004

U.S. SKI HALL OF FAME ADDS OLYMPIC CHAMPS STREET, WEINBRECHT
PARK CITY, Utah (Aug. 11) - Olympic champions Picabo Street (Park City, UT) and Donna Weinbrecht (West Milford, NJ) - wh...
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12. August 2004

Top XC Skiers Meet in Estonia
The traditional summer competition for skiers Saku Suverull 2004 will take place August 13-14 in Otep...
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12. August 2004

Suverull Update/Participants
The participants of Saku Suverull 2004 are: Olympic Champions of 2002 Salt Lake City Julija Tchepalova, Evi Sachenbac...
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12. August 2004

Saku Suverull Good Indicator for Season to Come, Sommerfeldt and Fredriksson on Top in 2003
These are some historic results from the Saku Suverull in Estonia, notice that Sommerfeldt and Fredriksson were on top l...
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12. August 2004

Swedish Alpine News (Swe.)
Anja f...
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13. August 2004

German NC News (German)
Jens Gaiser, Nordischer Kombinierer vom SV Mitteltal-Obertal, verzichtet verletzungsbedingt zum Auftakt des Sommer Grand...
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13. August 2004

Roller Ski in Norway, Skjelbreid Poiree and Pedersen Sick/Injured
Hamar Skiklubb in Norway will host a roller ski sprint on Saturday, the men and women will skate 200 meters uphill. N...
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13. August 2004

Saarinen and Manninen Lead Suverull After Prologue
The cross-country skiers get the real first competition in Estonia this week, starting with a 2.7k skate roller ski prol...
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13. August 2004

Men's Prologue Results from Suverull
The cross-country skiers get the real first competition in Estonia this week, starting with a 2.7k skate roller ski prol...
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13. August 2004

Gruber Wins 1st NC Summer Event (Eng.Ger.)
The first event in the Nordic combined summer series was held in Kandersteg on Friday. Todd Lodwick originally finish...
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13. August 2004

Shevchenko Leads Suveull Ahead of Smigun
The Suverull continued in Estonia with a 3k run for the women, the event will finish up with a 12k pursuit on roller ski...
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14. August 2004

Veteran XC Skier Pedersen Very Strong in Nor. Test
The Norwegian cross-country women ran a 7.5k uphill roller ski test on Saturday. Veteran skier Hilde Pedersen won on ...
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14. August 2004

Leibjuk vs. Soedergran in Suverull? And Fredriksson?
Ukranian classic expert Roman Leibjuk has taken a strong lead after the 6k run in the Suverull on Saturday. It looks ...
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14. August 2004

Smigun Wins Run/Roller Ski Event in Estonia
Kristina Smigun won the Saku Suverull ahead of Valentina Schevchenko, these are the results after the 12k roller ski. ...
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14. August 2004

Soedergren Beats Fredriksson and Angerer in Sprint in Suverull
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14. August 2004

Newcommer Wins XC Summer Sprint in Norway, Hetland 8th, Bjoerndalen 19th
The leading Norwegian cross-country sprinters did a 200 meters uphill sprint at Hamar, Norway, on Saturday. Boerre Na...
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14. August 2004

Bjoergen Strong in XC Sprint in Norway
Fresh from an uphill test Saturday morning, Marit Bjoergen spared none and won the 200 meters uphill sprint at Hamar, No...
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14. August 2004

XC Racer Comments from Estonia
Racer comments from the Suverull on Saturday: Anders S...
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14. August 2004

Lodwick Leads American Top 2 in NC Summer Series
The 2nd event of the summer series was completed on Sunday. Americans Todd Lodwick and Johnny Spillane, 2nd and 3rd a...
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16. August 2004

Hjelmeset Wins Extreme Uphill Race in Norway
Norway...
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16. August 2004

Olympic News
Hearing of Greek athletes by IOC Disciplinary Commission postponed The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today an...
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16. August 2004

Hannawald Confirmed Out for 2004/2005 Season
Sven Hannawald, the only athlete ever to win all 4 events in the 4 hills, will skip the 2004/2005 season altogether. ...
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16. August 2004

IOC News Track and Field
IOC decision regarding the cases of Konstantinos Kenteris and Ekatarina Thanou The Disciplinary Commission of the Int...
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18. August 2004

Elofsson Update, Still Struggling
As www.wintersport.as has reported earlier this season, Per Elofsson, the men...
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18. August 2004

Alsgaard, a Difficult Performance to Live Up to
Norwegian press has been reporting of late that Tore Ruud Hofstad, skating specialist and 2nd from the pursuit in the 20...
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18. August 2004

German Alpine News (German)
DSV-Technikerinnen in Neuseeland Die Slalom- und Riesenslalomspezialistinnen der alpinen Ski-Nationalmannschaft start...
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18. August 2004

Nor. XC Training, How the A Team Trains at High Altitude
The Norwegian cross-country men will head to one of their most important training periods of the 2004/2005 season from n...
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20. August 2004

Sprints the Rule Rather Than the Exception in Men?s XC Champs
In a previous article www.wintersport.as pointed to the fact that the Norwegian cross-country team has lost a great man...
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20. August 2004

Hjelmeset, Andresen and Aukland Strong in Running Relay in Norway
Norwegian cross-country skiers Oddbjoern Hjelmeset and Anders Aukland and biathlete Frode Andresen took part a marathon ...
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21. August 2004

Lodwick Rules in NC Summer GP, Spillane 3rd
These are the Nordic combined results from Saturday; The third Nordic Combined SGP has its winner: The US American To...
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23. August 2004

Lodwick and Spillane Win Team Sprint in NC Summer GP (Eng. Ger.Nor.)
The fourth competition of the Nordic Combined Summer Grand Prix has its winner. The first Team Sprint competition of th...
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23. August 2004

Hjelmeset With Strong Performance in Running Relay in Norway
Norwegian classic skiers Oddbjoern Hjelmeset both did well this weekend as both men took part in a marathon running rela...
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23. August 2004

Norwegian XC Women Aim for Lots of Hours in Fall Camp
The Norwegian cross-country women are heading to Seisser Alm to start a high altitude camp today. Compared to the Nor...
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24. August 2004

SERVES UP: BODE VS. STEFFI AT THE U.S. OPEN'S ARTHUR ASHE KIDS' DAY
What...
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24. August 2004

Worldloppet Starts on Saturday
The 2004 cross-country season kicks off on Saturday morning (local time) with the Kangaroo Hoppet in Australia. This ...
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27. August 2004

Lodwick WIns Again in NC Summer GP (Eng. Ger)
Now, also the fifth Nordic Combined Summer Grand Prix has its winner: Todd Lodwick (99,5m, 101,5m) could win again. Thi...
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27. August 2004

Kangaroo Hoppet Results
Conditions were just about perfect today for the 2004 Kangaroo Hoppet at Falls Creek in North-East Victoria. In a day of...
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28. August 2004

Birkebeiner News (Nor.)
Birkebeinerrittet - en suksess til tross for regn og kulde Birkebeinerrittet mellom Rena og Lillehammer ble avviklet fo...
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30. August 2004

US Ski Team News
TORINO 2006 ALREADY ON THE MIND FOR U.S. SKI AND SNOWBOARD TEAM PARK CITY, Utah (Aug. 29) ...
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30. August 2004

Bieler Wins Last NC Summer Event, Ackermann, Lodwick Next
Christoph Bieler won the last event in the Nordic combined summer GP on Sunday. In the sprint competition he was followe...
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30. August 2004

Lodwick WIns 2004 NC Summer GP
After a very strong and stable performance, Todd Lodwick won the 2004 summer series in Nordic combined with 410 points. ...
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30. August 2004

Pallhuber and Bergmann Win Biathlon Events in Norway
Italy...
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30. August 2004

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