News Archive; September 2001


100+ Hours Training in 3 Weeks for Bjørndalen & co.
The Norwegian biathlon team has been putting in a lot of hours during their 3 weeks high altitude camp in Bulgaria, endi...
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01. September 2001

Program Biathlon Olympics 2002
The exact schedule for biahtlon during the Olympics. Times for Europe count plus 8 hours, Japan, Asia, Australia areas p...
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01. September 2001

Olympic Schedule Biathlon Salt Lake 2002
The exact schedule for biahtlon during the Olympics. Times for Europe count plus 8 hours, Japan, Asia, Australia areas p...
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01. September 2001

100+ Hours Training in 3 Weeks for Bjørndalen & co.
The Norwegian biathlon team has been putting in a lot of hours during their 3 weeks high altitude camp in Bulgaria, endi...
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01. September 2001

Mario Stecher Wins Nordic Combined on Home Soil
Austria's Mario Stecher won today's 4th out of 5 events in the summer series in Nordic combined. Today's race was held i...
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01. September 2001

Lecturer Traces the Roots of Modern Olympics
Next year's Winter Olympics are but another branch in the ever-growing tree that was planted more than a century ago...
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01. September 2001

Results 4/5 Summer Series NC Ramsau
The results from Saturday's Nordic combined summer series in Ramsau.Top 3 in the jumping, Stecher, Bieler, Psenko.Top 3 ...
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02. September 2001

Lajunen Clinches Summer Series in NC
Finland's Samppa Lajunen has won the overall summer series in Nordic combined even though the last race will be held on ...
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02. September 2001

Mathias Fredriksson Recovering After Injury
Mathias Fredriksson, leading Swedish cross country skier with 2 silver medals from Lahti 2001, is recovering from injury...
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02. September 2001

Olympic Profiles, Tschepalova and Lazutina
* Julia Tschepalova (born 1976 Russia)* Overall world cup winner 2001, 7th 2000* Olympic champion 30k skate 1998* Best i...
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02. September 2001

Stecher in his own class in Ramsau/Saturday Report
Mario Stecher, 24, is back on the top. Stecher claimed the victory in 4th nordic combined summer grand prix in Ramsau, A...
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02. September 2001

Samppa Lajunen's bad luck day/Saturday's Report
The Finn Samppa Lajunen, overall leader of the Nordic Combined Summer Grand prix, didn't have his best day in Ramsau on ...
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02. September 2001

Stecher won in Berchtesgaden, Gottwald getting back in shape
Austrian Mario Stecher claimed on Sunday in Berchtesgaden his second victory in nordic combined summer grand prix. Stech...
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02. September 2001

Full Results NC Summer Grand Prix Berchtesgaden
1 Mario Stecher AUT 248,5 2 19:28,9 9 0,0 2 Felix Gottwald AUT 238,0 7 18:50,2 2 + 0,3 3 Jens Gaiser GER 237,0 10 18:46,...
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02. September 2001

Full Standings Nordic Combined Summer Series 2001
1 Samppa Lajunen FIN 524 140 125 125 95 39 2 Bill Demong USA 382 42 75 65 125 75 3 Jens Gaiser GER 342 65 85 27 55...
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03. September 2001

Summary Summer Series Nordic Combined 2001
Samppa Lajunen improved from second overall last year to win this year's summer series in Nordic combined.Last year's wi...
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03. September 2001

Norwegian Biathletes Improves on Shooting
Norwegian biathletes have traditionally been had their strong part in the cross country, leaving head coach Slokvik with...
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03. September 2001

Norwegian Biathletes Improves on Shooting
Norwegian biathletes have traditionally been had their strong part in the cross country, leaving head coach Slokvik with...
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03. September 2001

An Update on the Biathlon Season
Gold for Norwegian men?Norway's biathlon head coach Erlend Slokvik naturally hopes for gold for his own team this winter...
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03. September 2001

An Update on the Biathlon Season
Gold for Norwegian men?Norway's biathlon head coach Erlend Slokvik naturally hopes for gold for his own team this winter...
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03. September 2001

Anders Widhölzl aiming to be in shape the whole winter
Anders Widh...
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04. September 2001

Finnish team satisfied, heading to Park City
The Finnish nordic combined team had a good serie of summer races. Samppa Lajunen was the overall winner, Jaakko Tallus ...
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04. September 2001

USA and Japan skiing in Ramsau, Norwegians to Park City
After the final nordic combined summer grand prix race in Berchtesgaden, Japan and USA team returned to Ramsau. They wil...
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04. September 2001

Summer Series in Ski Jumping to Continue in Sapporo
The 6th race in the 8 event summer series in ski jumping will start on Wednesday in Sapporo, Japan. Here is some backgro...
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04. September 2001

Lajunen had hard time with his knee
Samppa Lajunen from Finland was the overall winner in nordic combined summer grand prix this year. He got one victory, t...
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04. September 2001

Christoph Eugen keeps improving his jumping
Christoph Eugen from the strong Austrian team had a good series of races in the Nordic combined summer series.He placed ...
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05. September 2001

Race Director Nordic Combined Mr.Ulrich Wehling Comments on the Summer Series
Interview with Race Director Nordic Combined Mr.Ulrich Wehling after the summer series in Nordic combined.Mr.Wehling won...
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05. September 2001

Frode Andresen Multi Candidate in Olympics
Frode Andresen, the multi talented Norwegian biathlete, is a candidate to ski cross country as well as biathlon in the O...
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05. September 2001

Frode Andresen Multi Candidate in Olympics
Frode Andresen, the multi talented Norwegian biathlete, is a candidate to ski cross country as well as biathlon in the O...
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05. September 2001

Fras Leads Ski Jumping in Sapporo
Slovakia's Damjan Fras has taken the lead after the first jump in Wednesday's summer series in ski jumping event in Sapp...
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05. September 2001

Double Austrian in Sapporo/Summer GP
The Austrians continue on their strong performance in the summer series in ski jumping. In Wednesday's event in Sapporo ...
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05. September 2001

Top 30 in the Summer Series in Ski Jumping After Sapporo
1 Malysz Adam POL 100 29 80 29 50 288 2 Goldberger Andreas AUT 40 80 18 36 80 254 3 Horngacher Stefan AUT 60...
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05. September 2001

Feds Take Dismissal to Appeals Court, Prosecutors question judge's action in case of Olympic leaders
Federal prosecutors have asked a Denver appeals court to decide if a district court judge erred in dismissing travel-in-...
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05. September 2001

Swedish Cross Country News
Anders H...
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06. September 2001

Olympic Program Cross Country
The full program for cross country during the Olympics in Salt Lake 2002.Local time is Utah time, CET is the time in mos...
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06. September 2001

US Combined Team Skis Dachstein
The US nordic combined team is getting a few days of on-snow training on the Dachstein Glacier above Ramsau after postin...
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06. September 2001

Summer Series in Ski Jumping Continue in Hakuba
The last 2 races of the summer series in ski jumping will be held this weekend in Hakuba Japan. Location:The Olympic ven...
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06. September 2001

Austrians Dominate in Training in Hakuba
The summer series in ski jumping continued on Friday with training ahead of this weekend's s 2 races in Hakuba Japan:Len...
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07. September 2001

World Cup Summary 2001, Norway Best Overall
Norway won last season's overall nations cup in cross country ahead of Russia and Italy. Norway won the men's class and ...
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07. September 2001

Swedish Biathlon News
Henrik Forsberg won a test race in Sweden last weekend ahaed of J M Chabloz and Per Eriksson.Magdalena Forsberg won a cl...
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07. September 2001

RTL Buys Ski Jumping Rights Until 2007
RTL, the large German television broadcaster, will continue to broadcast ski jumping in Germany, Austria and Switzerlan...
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07. September 2001

Horngacher Records Second Win in Japan
The Austrians are definitly on top in the summer series in ski jumping. Stefan Horngacher won again on Saturday in Hakub...
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08. September 2001

Malysz Set to win Summer Series?
Despite missing the likes of Schmitt and Ahonen, there is no lack of excitement ahead ft the last out of 7 races in the ...
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08. September 2001

At Least 8 Top Candidates in Women's XC WC
Although Skari and Tschepalova might have seemed dominant last season in the women's cross country world cup, there are ...
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08. September 2001

Japan's Harada Records Victory in Summer Series
Masahiko Harada won Sunday's last and 7th event in the summer series in ski jumping in Hakuba, Japan.The Austrians again...
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09. September 2001

Malysz Clinches Overall WC Summer Series
Poland's Adam Malysz continued on his strong winter season by winning the overall summer series in ski jumping. Malysz h...
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09. September 2001

GOD HOPPING I SOMMER GRAND-PRIX
SOMMER-GRAND PRIXEtter et to ukers trenings-opphold i h...
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09. September 2001

Summer Series vs Winter, A Comparison
How good of an indicator is the performance in the summer for the athletes in the winter?Out of the top 10 in the summer...
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09. September 2001

"KONGENS POKAL"
Her kommer det kulturelle inslaget p...
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09. September 2001

Danmark Records Victory on Roller Ski
First and second place for Danmark's Sune Thomsen and Thomas Hebsgaard, on the European rollerski Cup this weekend in La...
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10. September 2001

Østvik Improves in Ski Jumping
Lars Andreas ...
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10. September 2001

Mathias Fredriksson Given Honors in Sweden
Mathias Fredriksson, leading Swedish cross country skier, was rewarded in ...
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10. September 2001

Team USA to Be Welcomed At SLC-Area Training Center
The U.S. Olympic Committee has nixed its own Colorado-based training center as the official processing site for 2002 Ame...
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10. September 2001

Setter kursen mot OL byen
I dag setter vi kursen mot Salt Lake City. Det blir en 14 dagers samling, hvor jeg h...
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11. September 2001

Feds Flip-Flop, Oly Defense Says; Friday filing centers on bribery allegations
Defense lawyers for Tom Welch and Dave Johnson say federal prosecutors are trying to pull a bait and switch, arguing one...
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11. September 2001

Gunde Svan Working with Swedish Cross Country Skiers
Gunde Svan, famed Swedish cross country skier from the 1980’s, is working with the Swedish cross country skiers.Sv...
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11. September 2001

Biathlon in the Olympics, a Late Start
Biathlon came late into the Olympic program, the first event held in 1960, the first years we had the 20k individual and...
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11. September 2001

Biathlon in the Olympics, a Late Start
Biathlon came late into the Olympic program, the first event held in 1960, the first years we had the 20k individual and...
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11. September 2001

Nyberg Ready for 2002 Olympics
Fredrik Nyberg, leading Swedish alpine skier with a total of 9 individual world cup victories, will return for the Olymp...
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11. September 2001

Aging in XC, Still Opportunities for Youngsters
“Aging” is definitely the theme in cross country skiing, the sport experiencing a significant increase in th...
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11. September 2001

USA-SAMLINGEN AVLYST
VENDREISE P...
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12. September 2001

Hannawald Hoping for More Luck?
Sven Hannawald, the German ski flying world champion from 2000, is taking one step that he hopes may improve his lagging...
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12. September 2001

Security will be "re-evaluated" says SLOC Chief
The head of the Salt Lake Organizing Committee said security measures for the 2002 Winter Games will have to be reassess...
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12. September 2001

Security will be "re-evaluated" says SLOC Chief
The head of the Salt Lake Organizing Committee said security measures for the 2002 Winter Games will have to be reassess...
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12. September 2001

Demong has high hopes for Salt Lake
American Bill Demong was second in the overall summer series in Nordic combined earlier this fall. He and the American t...
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12. September 2001

Rehab at Home Next for Johnson
Former Olympic downhill gold medalist Bill Johnson is home with his mother and stepfather, and moving on to the next sta...
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12. September 2001

Frode Andresen Builds High Altitude House at home
Frode Andresen, one of the leading Norwegian biathletes, is building a high altitude house at home in H...
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12. September 2001

Norwegian NC team; No US Entry due to Terror
The Norwegian Nordic combined team, heading towards the US on Tuesday, had their flight turn back on the way. The terrib...
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12. September 2001

Tschepalova to Quit After Olympic Season?
Julia Tschepalova, Russian Olympic gold medal winner from 1998 and overall world cup winner from 2001, may be skiing her...
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13. September 2001

Skari Still to Enjoy Olympic Success
Despite being very dominant over the last seasons, Norway’s Bente Skari (formerly Martinsen) has not enjoyed great...
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13. September 2001

Young Prospects in Cross Country
As www.wintersport.as did report earlier this week, cross country skiing is increasingly "aging". If we look at the resu...
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13. September 2001

Biathlon in Chile
Although a little late, we found the information below on biathlon in Portillo, Chile interesting.Portillo did host the ...
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13. September 2001

Biathlon in Chile
Although a little late, we found the information below on biathlon in Portillo, Chile interesting.Portillo did host the ...
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13. September 2001

Ingen USA tur
Etter det fryktelige som har skjedd i USA...
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13. September 2001

NM I SOMMERSKISKYTING
Mer...
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14. September 2001

Biathletes Choose Belmeken
Belmeken in Bulgaria develops more and more to an important training center for the leading teams in biathlon.The unique...
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14. September 2001

Biathletes Choose Belmeken
Belmeken in Bulgaria develops more and more to an important training center for the leading teams in biathlon.The unique...
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14. September 2001

Russians well Prepared for Olympics 2002
The Russian biathlon team has had a very strong performance in the preparations for the 2001/2002 biathlon season. The h...
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14. September 2001

Zubrilova en route for Olympics
Olena Zubrilova, the very talented biathlete from Ukraine, did dominate the test races in Belmeken ahead of a host of Ru...
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14. September 2001

Roland Assinger retires
Austrian skier Roland Assinger announced that he is retiring from competition because of an injury occured this summer w...
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14. September 2001

SLOC Chief: Games Work Must Proceed
It was not business as usual, but Olympic preparations resumed Wednesday. Salt Lake Organizing Committee Preside...
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14. September 2001

Hjelmeseth 5th in Birkebeiner Løpet
The Birkebeiner run was held today near Lillehammer, Norway. Knut Aalien, recognized Norwegian Marathon runnner won the ...
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15. September 2001

Hjelmeseth 5th in Birkebeiner Løpet
The Birkebeiner run was held today near Lillehammer, Norway. Knut Aalien, recognized Norwegian Marathon runnner won the ...
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15. September 2001

German Biathlon Championships Postponed
The German championships in summer biathlon, parts to be held this weekend, is cancelled. The events will take place nex...
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15. September 2001

HERMANN MAIER LEFT THE HOSPITAL
The austrian alpine ski superstar left the hospital of Salisburg but he will continue his rehabilitation in a center of ...
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15. September 2001

Uschi Disl Wins Test Race in Germany
Despite the German biathlon championships being postponed until next week, the German women did run a 10k test race on F...
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15. September 2001

SKI JUMPING FINNISH SUMMER NATIONALS IN LAHTI
The top 10 in the Finnish summer ski jumping championships held this weekend.K116, the best 10 jumpers:1) Toni Nieminen ...
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16. September 2001

Toni Nieminen surprised in Lahti
Toni Nieminen won Finnish Summer Nationals in skijumping in Lahti on Sunday. He jumped 120,5 and 125,5 meter, and got 25...
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16. September 2001

Austrian Biathlon Report
The Austrian biathle Reinard Neuner dominated biathlon races in Austria this weekend, he was followed by Gredler, Pinter...
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17. September 2001

Selected Results Birkebeiner Run Lillehammer
Selected results from the Birkebeiner Run at Lillehammer this weekend. Norwegian classic expert Oddbj...
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17. September 2001

AN ESSAY: Games May Survive Terrorism, Not WarThe
The fate of a 17-day international sports festival pales into insignificance in the immediate wake of last Tuesday's...
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17. September 2001

Report and Results from Nordic Combined in Norway
Norway held a national camp last weeekend at Sjusj...
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17. September 2001

US to Enjoy Home Nation Advantage?
The home nations traditionally do well on home soil, and it does appear that the US have medal candidates in some of the...
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17. September 2001

Estonia and Smigun, A Presentation
Estonia has actually been quite strong in cross country the last years, Kristian Smigun was a hair away from winning the...
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18. September 2001

Muhlegg Enjoys the US, 2 Wins in Pre Olympics
Johan Muhlegg is one of the top 3 in the men's cross country, the other 2 being Thomas Alsgaard and Per Elofsson.Short p...
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18. September 2001

Youngsters no Problem in NC
Different from cross country and biathlon, in the Nordic combined event the athletes traditionally do well at younger ag...
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18. September 2001

Nordic Combined News
Lars Andreas ...
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18. September 2001

With Added Security, Games May Show Nation's Resilience
There are two sure-fire ways to reduce the risk of a terrorist attack on the 2002 Winter Games: Scrap plans for a me...
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18. September 2001

Glagow Very Strong in German Biathlon Championships
The German summer championships in biathlon started today with the 15k for women.Martina Glagow shot clean and won ahead...
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19. September 2001

Glagow Very Strong in German Biathlon Championships
The German summer championships in biathlon started today with the 15k for women.Martina Glagow shot clean and won ahead...
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19. September 2001

Peter Zendel German Champion in Biathlon
Peter Zendel won today's 20k summer biathlon in the German championships. He was followed by surprise skier Rene Gerth a...
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19. September 2001

Law Firm of IOC's Pound Received More Than $3M for Legal Services
The law firm of Canadian IOC member Dick Pound received more than $3 million from the IOC in a 15-year period in com...
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19. September 2001

American Medals in XC Unlikely, Hope for top 10
Earlier this week we pointed to medal candidates for the American Nordic combined skiers.As for the cross country, is ha...
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19. September 2001

Olympic Biathlon Programs
The initial programs for biathlon were the team and the 20k for men, the relay was substituted for the team in 1968. Th...
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19. September 2001

Nærmer meg
Etter en ganske tung periode, begynner endelig ting ...
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20. September 2001

Bjørndalen Wants to Shoot Faster and Better
One of the world's leading biathletes, Ole Einar Bj...
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20. September 2001

Forsberg Injured, Out for 2 Weeks
Magdalena Forsberg, the women's biathlon world cup winner the last 5 years, will have to stay away from normal training ...
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20. September 2001

Forsberg Injured, Out for 2 Weeks
Magdalena Forsberg, the women's biathlon world cup winner the last 5 years, will have to stay away from normal training ...
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20. September 2001

Russia and Germany Dominant in Biathlon
During 40 years and 11 Olympics games there is one event in which there has been only 2 winners.Russia was the dominant ...
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20. September 2001

Sprint Men Summer World Championships Biathlon
The summer world championships in biathlon has started in Poland. These are the results from the men's sprint.Notables, ...
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20. September 2001

Women's Sprint Summer World Championships Biathlon
The women's sprint in the summer world championships in biathlon in Poland. Zubrilva was 4th1 1 SOKOLOVA NATALIJA RUS 00...
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20. September 2001

Olympic Champion Hanevold Very Motivated Says Slokvik
The Olympic champion on the 20k in the men's biathlon from 1998, Halvard Hanevold, trained the most of all in August (mo...
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21. September 2001

Surprise Winner in Ger. Championships Biathlon (Eng.Ger.)
The German championships in summer biathlon continued on Friday with the 10k sprint for men. Full standings below.Notabl...
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21. September 2001

Wilhelm and Disl Beaten in Ger.Champ Biathlon (Eng.Ger)
Another surprise in today's women's sprint in the German summer championships in biathlon. Janet Klein won ahead of Kati...
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21. September 2001

Full Standings Ger.Championships Summer Biathlon (Ger. Eng)
The German championships in summer biathlon continued on Friday with the 10k sprint for men. Full standings below.Notabl...
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21. September 2001

Olympic Silver Medalist Ottesen to Quit Ski Jumping
Lasse Ottesen, leading Norwegian ski jumper, is ending his active ski jumping career immediately. Ottesen has been a par...
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21. September 2001

Nor. Biathlon News
Liv Grete Skjelbreid Poiree, married to Raphael, has really enjoyed some strong season of late. The Norwegian head coac...
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22. September 2001

Mathias Fredriksson Answers
Leading Swedish cross country skier Mathias Fredriksson, the winner of 2 silver medals from Lahti, does comment on sever...
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22. September 2001

Ole Einar Bjørndalen Norwegian Champion
The Norwegian championships in biathlon was held on Saturday in Meraaker, Norway. The men skied 18,5k normal distance wi...
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22. September 2001

Ole Einar Bjørndalen Norwegian Champion
The Norwegian championships in biathlon was held on Saturday in Meraaker, Norway. The men skied 18,5k normal distance wi...
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22. September 2001

Hjelmeseth Wins XC Sprint in Norway
The Norwegien xc men and women skied a classic roller ski race at Gj...
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22. September 2001

Anders Aukland Norwegian Champion in Duathlon
Several of the leading Norwegian men cross country skiers did participate in Saturday's Norwegian championships in duath...
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22. September 2001

Bricis World Champion in Biathlon
The world championships in summer biathlon continued on Saturday with the pursuit for men.Ilmars BRICIS who started 1,34...
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23. September 2001

Women's Pursuit Summer Worlds Biathlon
In the women's pursuit competition in the summer world championships in Poland Olena Zubrilova and Olga NAZAROVA both ma...
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23. September 2001

World Summer Biathlon Worlds Report
The world championships in summer biathlon continued on Saturday with the pursuit for men.Ilmars BRICIS who started 1,34...
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23. September 2001

Ottesen Kicked Off Nor. Team Due to Drinking
Lasse Ottesen, the Norwegian silver medalist from the small hill at Lillehammer 1994, did annonnce his resignation from ...
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23. September 2001

Full Results Nor. Champ Sum. Biathlon, Bjørndalen and Poiree Dominate
Full results Norwegian championships biathlon. The men and women had the normal program with 4 shootings and roller ski ...
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23. September 2001

Frode and Gunn Margit Earn 3 Medals in Nor.Champ
Full results Norwegian championships biathlon. The men and women had the normal program with 4 shootings and roller ski ...
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23. September 2001

Ole Einar Double Norwegian Champion in Sum Biathlon
Full results Norwegian championships biathlon. The men and women had the normal program with 4 shootings and roller ski ...
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23. September 2001

Sendel Ger. Champion in Summer Biathlon (Eng. Eng)
Peter Sendel shot 4 full houses and won the German summer biathlon championships in pursuit this weekend.Notables: Gross...
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24. September 2001

Wilhelm German Champion in Summer Biathlon (Eng.Ger.)
Kati Wilhelm won this weekend's pursuit in the German championships in summer biathlon for women. She was followed by r...
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24. September 2001

Sendel and Wilhelm German Biathlon Champions
Peter Sendel shot 4 full houses and won the German summer biathlon championships in pursuit this weekend.Notables: Gross...
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24. September 2001

The World Loppet 2002, A Summary
Please find all relevant information for the worldloppet series 2001/2002 below. The 58k Norwegian Birkebeiner will serv...
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24. September 2001

Demong Leads Combined Camp in the US
Bill Demong (Vermontville, NY) has been the No. 1 U.S. nordic combined athlete during preseason camps with Johnny Spilla...
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24. September 2001

Belmondo and Piller Cottrer Win on Roller Ski
Stefania Belmondo won the Italian Grand Prix on roller ski this weekend in superb style, she was close to 5 minutes ahea...
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24. September 2001

Olympic Champion NOT competing in Salt Lake 2002?
The reigning Olympic Slalom Champion Hans Petter Buraas of Norway, will probably not be well enough to compete in the 20...
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25. September 2001

Russia Dominates Summer Biathlon
At the 6th World Summer Biathlon Championships in Poland last week the Russian team got every second medal. 9 nations ou...
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25. September 2001

Russia Dominates Summer Biathlon
At the 6th World Summer Biathlon Championships in Poland last week the Russian team got every second medal. 9 nations ou...
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25. September 2001

Hammer Improves in the Hill
The Norwegian Nordic combined skiers did have a ski jumping competition in the k120 in Trondheim last week. Kristian Ham...
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25. September 2001

Elofsson Lacks Training Partners
Sweden’s head coach Magnar Dalen reports that Per Eolfsson is as strong as ever and that only Mathias Fredriksson ...
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25. September 2001

Young Norwegians Catching up on Skari
Bente Skari won a run and roller ski test race during the Norwegian women’s cross country team held in Salt Lake d...
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25. September 2001

SLOC to Use Ski Museum For Media
Not every museum can boast that the proverbial "first draft of history" was written by journalists in the very same b...
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26. September 2001

Norway's Samdal Hopes for 5 Medals in Olympics
Svein Tore Samdal took over as the Norwegian women's cross country team in the middle of last season and instantly enjoy...
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26. September 2001

Muhlegg Cleared to Represent Spain in SLC
Although he very likely will be cleared to ski the 2002 Olympics, one of the greatest cross country favorites, Johan Muh...
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26. September 2001

Estil Badly Beaten by Bjørndalen
Frode Estil, silver medalist on the men’s 30k cross country in Lahti 2001 (beaten by 2/10 of a second by Veerpalu)...
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26. September 2001

Estil Badly Beaten by Bjørndalen
Frode Estil, silver medalist on the men’s 30k cross country in Lahti 2001 (beaten by 2/10 of a second by Veerpalu)...
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26. September 2001

Finish Women Cleared for Doping Charges??
The doping matter in Finland remains confusing indeed. The leading men Harri Kirvesniemi and Mika Myllyla have ended th...
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26. September 2001

Despite on top in Norway, Bjørndalen Still Wants to Improve
Ole Einar Bj...
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27. September 2001

Forsberg Back from Injury
Magdalena Forsberg, the by far most winning women’s biathlete, has been struggling with injuries of late. Forsber...
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27. September 2001

Småsyk!!
Etter noen fine dager nordp...
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27. September 2001

Germany Picks World Cup Team in Biathlon
Germany enjoyed quite some success last weeekend with the German summer biathlon championship.Peter Zendel recorded 2 vi...
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28. September 2001

Baacke Back
The Nordic combined sprint world champion from Lahti, Germany's Marco Baacke, has struggled with injuries this fall afte...
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28. September 2001

Italy More than Doubles XC Budget
The Italian cross country skiers budget is grown from 800.000.000 it....
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28. September 2001

XC Sprint; a New Olympic Event
The sprint events in cross country will be held in the Olympics for the first time. The first world champion in sprint ...
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28. September 2001

Maier joins skiing teammates
Less than five weeks after he broke a leg in a motorcycle accident, Austrian ski champion Hermann Maier has recovered en...
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28. September 2001

Olympic Update on Ski Jumping; The Small Hill
Ski jumping has been on the Olympic program since the first Olympic games in Chamonix in France in 1924. Not until 1964...
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29. September 2001

Muhlegg Beaten by Piller Cottrer on Roller Skis
Johan Muhlegg, last season's 50k world champion, was second in a 13k roller ski race last weekend. Muhlegg says that eve...
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29. September 2001

Gottwald Austrian Champion in NC
Last season's world cup champion in Nordic combined, Felix Gottwald, won today's Austrian championships in Nordic combin...
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29. September 2001

Widhoelzl Austrian Champion in Ski Jumping
Andreas Widhoelzl won Saturday's Austrian championship in ski jumping. The winner of the 4 hills from 1999/2000 was foll...
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29. September 2001

Ljoekelsoey Norwegian Champion in Ski Jumping
The Norwegian championship in summer ski jumping k120 was held on Sunday in Gran...
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30. September 2001

Kostelic in Third Knee Operation
Janica Kostelic, last season's women's alpine world cup overall winner, has reportedly been through another knee operati...
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30. September 2001

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