News Archive; August 2006


Hajek, Schmitt Wins COC Summer Events
Results from COC summer events in ski jumping in Oberstdorf, Germany, this weekend: Place Oberstdorf (GER) Discip...
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01. August 2006

IOC News
IOC AWARDS TV RIGHTS FOR NORTH AND SOUTH KOREA TO SBS The International Olympic Committee (IOC) today announced a s...
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02. August 2006

ALPINE CANADA ALPIN CREATES NEW CHIEF OPERATING OFFICER POST
Search Started as Read Leads Strategic Efforts to Grow Resources, Sustain Success Heading Towards 2010 Ski Racing Goals ...
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02. August 2006

Russian XC Women Skip 07 Season
Triple Olympic champion Julia Tchepalova will reportedly skip the 2006/2007 season. Tchepalova plans to compete again in...
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02. August 2006

Gjerdalen and Northug Win Nor. XC Test
Tord Asle Gjerdalen and Petter Northug tied for the win in a duathlon skate roller ski test in Sandnes, Norway, on Thurs...
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03. August 2006

Nor. XC Results/Roller Ski Test 030806
Results from a 12k classic plus 12k skate roller ski pursuit for the Norwegian cross-country men this week: 1. Tord G...
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04. August 2006

Young Austrian Leads Qualification in Hinterzarten Summer GP 2006
The summer GP in ski jumping started today with training and qualification in Hinterzarten. This is the link to train...
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04. August 2006

Svartedal Does well in Mouintain Bike Event
Norwegian cross-country skier Jens Arne Svartedal took part in the 80k Grenserittet today, a mountain bike event from Sw...
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05. August 2006

Joutsen and Perälä claim victories at Sprint Cup opening in Leppävirta Ski Tunnel
Jari Joutsen and Kirsi Perälä claimed the victories at the national Sprint Cup opening race in Leppävirta. The event was...
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05. August 2006

Austria Wins Team SJ in Hinterzarten 2006
Austria showed stability and strength and won the team competition in the summer GP in ski jumping in Hinterzarten on Sa...
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05. August 2006

Kofler, Malysz Strong in Hinterzarten as Austria Wins Team Comp.
Full results from the team competition in the summer GP in ski jumping in Hinterzarten on Saturday on the link below: ...
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05. August 2006

Spaeth Wins in Summer GP, Janda Fails to Make Top 30
The first individual event of the summer GP in ski jumping was held in Hinterzarten, Germany, on Sunday. Comments and re...
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06. August 2006

Women's SJ, COC Results 060806
JESSICA JEROME JUMPS TO THE PODIUM IN KLINGENTHAL CONTINENTAL CUP Lindsey Van lands fourth; three Americans in the top ...
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07. August 2006

IOC News
New look for www.olympic.org as Beijing 2008 celebrates two years to go www.olympic.org - the official website of the...
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07. August 2006

Malysz, Kofler, Koch Strong in Summer GP Training in Val de Fiemme
Training was held on Monday ahead of the 2nd event of the ski jumping summer GP in Val di Fiemme on Tuesday. Neither ...
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07. August 2006

Malysz Leads Summer GP in Val di Fiemme
Standings after round one in the summer GP in ski jumping in Val di Fiemme 1 46 Adam Malysz POL 128.5m 132.3...
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08. August 2006

Malysz Wins Ahead of Kuettel, Janda in Val di Fiemme Summer GP
Results and comments from the HS134 summer GP in ski jumping in Val di Fiemme Tuesday night: Malysz, world champion f...
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08. August 2006

Angerer, Bauer, Rotchev, Smigun Main Names in Suverull
The traditioanal Saku Suverull will be held in Estonia this weekend, plese view information from the host below Tradi...
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09. August 2006

Historic Suverull Winners
Previous winners 1990 Maksim Kozlov Jelena Välbe 1991 Jari Isometsä Ljubov Jegorova 1992 Vladimir Smirnov Piret N...
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09. August 2006

SJ Results Women's COC 090806
Results from women’s COC summer ski jumpind in Poehla on Wednesday: Place Poehla (GER) Discipline HS66 Date ...
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10. August 2006

Most failed tests in cycling
Cycling produced the most failed drugs tests of any Olympic sport, according to the World Anti-Doping Agency's 2005 repo...
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10. August 2006

Wilhelm, Bjoerndalen Lead Strong Fields in Summer Biathlon in Germany
Some of the world’s leading biathletes, including Kati Wilhelm in the women’s class and Ole Einar Bjoerndalen in the men...
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10. August 2006

JESSICA JEROME CONTINUES WOMEN'S SKI JUMPING PODIUM STREAK
U.S. women land 3-4-5-9 in Germany; Ardovino a surprise 13th POEHLA, Germany (Aug. 9) - Jessica Jerome (Park City, UT...
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10. August 2006

Bjoergen 2nd in Nor. XC Roller Ski Test
The Norwegian cross-country women ran an 8k mostly uphill skate roller ski test on Friday. Result and some comments: ...
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11. August 2006

Suverull 2006 Prologue Results
These are live results from the Suverull events in Estonia, comments and news later. Women’s results fromt he 2.7k sk...
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11. August 2006

Mannninen, Chernousov Win Suverull Prologues
Suverull notes and results: Cross-country running and roller ski on Saturday, see article below for distances and sta...
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11. August 2006

Suverull 2006, Notes from the Host
Pirjo Manninen and Ilya Chernousov winners at Saku Suverull 2006 prologue Saku Suverull 2006 got underway today on th...
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11. August 2006

US XC Report from New Zealand
U.S. CROSS COUNTRY TEAM GETS THEIR VEGETABLES AT NEW ZEALAND CAMP The Snow Farm provides "nordic community" says coach ...
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11. August 2006

Loitzl, Amman Strong in Quali and Training in Einsiedeln
The ski jumpers concluded training and qualification for the summer GP in Einsiedeln on Friday. Loittzl lead a tight ...
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11. August 2006

Shevchenko Takes Lead After Running Part in Suverull
Results after the women’s 3k running in the Suvereull in Estonia We believe the time to the right is the running time...
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12. August 2006

AMERICAN WOMEN WIN TEAM JUMPING MEET IN GERMANY
MEINZERHAGEN, Germany (Aug. 11) - The American foursome of Avery Ardovino, Abby Hughes, Alissa Johnson and Jessica Jerom...
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12. August 2006

Rotchev, Bauer Take Lead in Suverull
Results after the men’s 6k running in the Suvereull in Estonia: Again as with the women: We believe the time to th...
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12. August 2006

Suverull 2006, Comments on the Running Part
Saku Suverull 2006 leaders are Vassili Rotchev ja Valentina Shevchenko THIS FROM THE HOST The second day of Saku S...
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12. August 2006

Smigun wins Suverull 2006, Finland Strong as Team
Results and comments from the women’s class in the 2006 Suverull after the 12k skate roller ski. Smigun won as expect...
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12. August 2006

Soedergren Wins Suverull, Angerer, Chernousov strong on Roller Ski
Anders Soedergren finally won a sprint (well a sprint in after longer event) as he won the Suverull in Estonia on Satur...
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12. August 2006

Suverull 2006 Comments from the Host
The winners of Saku Suverull 2006 are Anders Södergren and Kristina Smigun Saku Suverull 2006 delivered as expected –...
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12. August 2006

Kofler Wins Summer GP in Einsiedeln
Results from the summer GP in ski jumping in Einsiedeln on Saturday Kuettel 39th, Janda 45th, neither made it to the ...
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12. August 2006

Biathlon Results from Puttlingen 120806
Semi final results from roller ski events in Puttlingen, Germany Men’s first semi final: 1 1 BJÖRNDALEN Ole Einar ...
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13. August 2006

Buchholz Strong in Summer Biathlon in Germany
These are the women’s results from biathlon events in Puttlingen, Germany, on Sunday. There were 5 shootings, the las...
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13. August 2006

Robert and Defrasne on Top in Summer Biathlon, Bjoerndalen 5th
These are the men’s results from biathlon events in Puttlingen, Germany, on Sunday. There were 5 shootings, the last ...
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13. August 2006

Northug Beats Hjelmeset, Angerer on Special Distance in Norway
These are the results from a 3000 meters mass start classic roller ski sprint on a running track in Kristiansand, Norway...
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13. August 2006

Kofler Takes Lead in Summer GP in Courchevel
Standings after the first round in the summer GP in ski jumping in Courchevel on Monday: 1 60 Gregor Schlier...
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14. August 2006

Young Austrian Wins with New Hill Record in Courchevel
Results from the summer GP in ski jumping in Courchevel on Monday: Schlierenzauer is born 1990, he set a new hill rec...
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14. August 2006

Can. Alpine Notes
Dear Member of the media; It is with great pleasure I accepted the position of Manager, Public Relations and Media at...
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15. August 2006

French XC Notes
Roddy DARRAGON 3e au sprint lors de l'ODLO ROLLER SKI TOUR C'est à 14h00 ce mardi 15 août que l'épreuve de sprint ...
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15. August 2006

XC Results from New Zealand August 2006
These are some results from events held the last days at The Snow Farm in New Zealand. Women - 10km Classic Place...
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16. August 2006

NC 2006 Summer GP, An Overview (Ger.Eng.)
******* 9th FIS Summer Grand Prix Nordic Combined ****** 30 Grad, Sonnenschein, weite Sätze und rasante Rennen auf ...
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16. August 2006

French XC Notes 160806
Le Jurassien Alexandre Rousselet remporte la grimpée de l'ODLO Rollerski Tour ce mercredi 16 août au Grand-Bornand. ...
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16. August 2006

Peter Larsson Wins Swedish Cycling Test (Eng. Swe.)
The Swedish cross-country men ran a cycling test today, 30k on road bike with a 2 minutes interval in between, thus in e...
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16. August 2006

Women SJ COC Results Bischofshofen 150806
Results fromt the women’s ski jumping HS78 COC in Bischofshofen this week. 1 49 4890 SAGEN Anette 1985 NOR ...
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17. August 2006

Local Skiers Beat Lind, Hetland in XC Sprint in Norway
Results from a 200 meters uphill skate roller ski sprint in Norway on Friday: Comments: The event originally head ...
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18. August 2006

Solli Beats Bjoergen in XC Roller Ski Sprint in Norway
Results from a 200 meters uphill skate roller ski sprint in Norway on Friday: Comments: Disregard times to the rig...
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18. August 2006

Bieler Wins 1st Event of NC Summer GP 2006
IN GERMAN, ENGLISH BELOW: Full results at botton of article: 9. FIS Sommer Grand Prix Nordische Kombination Kander...
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18. August 2006

Aukland, Skjeldal Strong in Nor. Uphill Event
These are the results from a 1800 meters uphill run (walk) in Norway on Saturday. Notables for class below (see below...
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19. August 2006

Itoh (Jap.), Lobben (Nor.) Win COC at Lillehammer
Results from COC summer ski jumping events at Lillehammer, Norway on Sunday (Saturday’s results below): Itoh, Innauer...
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20. August 2006

Gottwald Wins NC Summer GP 200806 (Ger.Eng.)
9. FIS Sommer Grand Prix Nordische Kombination Bischofshofen (20.8.06) MS 6,25km Gottwald gewinnt, Stecher 2., Moan 3...
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20. August 2006

U.S. NORDIC COMBINED CAMP MIXES GRAND PRIX WITH TRAINING
BISCHOFSHOFEN, Austria (Aug. 20) - U.S. nordic combined skiers took a detour in their midsummer training camp Sunday nig...
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21. August 2006

Bjoergen Wins Roller Ski in Norway, Estil 4th in Men's Class
Marit Bjoergen won a 24k classic roller ski event in Norway this weekend. These are the women's results (men's result...
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22. August 2006

2 Weeks in Ramsau Coming up for Nor. XC Skiers
The Norwegian cross-country men will head to Ramsau later this week for a 2 weeks camp. Head coach for the A distance te...
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22. August 2006

Beckie Scott News
MEDIA ADVISORY/PHOTO OPPORTUNITY CROSS-COUNTRY SKI LEGEND BECKIE SCOTT TO BE HONOURED BY HOMETOWN OF VERMILION -Two-ti...
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22. August 2006

Tande/Moan Beat Ackermann/Kircheisen in NC Team Sprint 230806
The Nordic combined summer GP held team events in Berchtesgarden on Wednesday, each team had 2 athletes with jumping fir...
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23. August 2006

Ramsau Camp Pretty Standard for Nor. XC Women
The Norwegian cross-country women will head to Ramsau today and stay there for 10 days. As for the men the team will ...
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24. August 2006

US XC Notes 220806
NORDIC ICON (COACH, OLYMPIAN) WARREN CHIVERS DIES AT 91 SAXTONS RIVER, Vt. (Aug. 22) - Warren Chivers, two-time Olymp...
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24. August 2006

Damjan, Schlierenzauer Best in Training in Zakopane Summer GP 2006
There was training today ahead of the summer GP in ski jumping in Zakopane on Saturday. This from the training this...
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25. August 2006

Widhoelzl Leads Quali in Zakopane Summer GP 06, 17 Athletes on 10 Points
Results from qualification in the summer GP in ski jumping in Zakopane, the competition will be held Saturday night. ...
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25. August 2006

Bieler Wins NC Summer GP 250806
Results and comments from NC summer GP in Steinbach-Hallenbart 250806 below: Full results at bottom of story: ht...
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26. August 2006

Domeij, Olofsson Strong in Swe. Summer XC/ Biathlon
Summer biathlon results from Sweden this weekend: Women’s 3X2.5k on Friday, it appears that this event was a pure cro...
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26. August 2006

Ferry, Simmen Win XC and Biathlon Events in Oestersund
Men’s results from roller ski events in Oestersund, Sweden, Friday and Saturday: The first results are cross-country ...
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26. August 2006

Malysz Wins Summer GP in Zakopane 06
These are the results from the summer series in ski jumping in Zakopane on Saturday: 1 49 2039 MALYSZ Adam 1977 P...
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28. August 2006

Kircheisen Wins Summer GP in Klingentahl 06
Results and comments from Nordic combined summer GP, mass start in Klingentahl on Sunday: 1 54 257 KIRCHEISEN Bjoe...
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28. August 2006

Olofsson With Clear Victory in Swedish Summer Biathlon 270806
Results from women’s summer biathlon on roller ski in Oestersund on Sunday: 5X2k pursuit: First 3 numbers on top l...
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28. August 2006

Bergmann Strong in Pursuit in Summer Biathlon in Oestersund
Results from men’s summer biathlon on roller ski in Oestersund on Sunday: 5X2.5 pursuit: Numbers: From the top li...
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28. August 2006

Kangaroo Hoppet 2006, Results and Comments
The sixteenth Kangaroo Hoppet, Australia's international ski marathon, was held on August 26 at Falls Creek in north-eas...
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28. August 2006

CANADIANS SWEEP PODIUM AT SOUTH AMERICAN CUP DOWNHILL RACE IN CHILE
Five Canadians in top 8 gives Canadian coaches reason to smile as summer training continues La Parva, Chile (Au...
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30. August 2006

Marcialonga News
Marcialonga, the famous Italian long distance competition, has also a “younger sister” named “Marcialonga Running”, a 24...
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30. August 2006

SIMARD LEADS FOR SECOND STRAIGHT DAY IN SOUTH AMERICAN CUP RACING
Strong results for Canadian women as summer training continues in Chile La Parva, Chile (August 30th, 2006) – Canadi...
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31. August 2006

Besseberg Continues as IBU President (06)
1 IBU Congress Day - Elections The first day of the 7th Ordinary Congress began with the reports over the past period...
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31. August 2006

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