News Archive; September 2002


Rezac and Philips Record Victories in Kangaroo Hoppet
The 12th annual Kangaroo Hoppet (42 km F) opened the Worldloppet 2002/03 season yesterday at Falls Creek, Australia. ...
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01. September 2002

Sweden and Ukraine Record Team Victories in Rollerski World Championship
The latest results from the rollerski world championship below (and comments from Cometa Press). Sweden won the men...
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01. September 2002

Swedish Ski News (Swedish)
Sven Larsson har avlidit Svenska Skidf...
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02. September 2002

Gottwald Wins NC Summer Series in Berchtesgaden
Felix Gottwald won the last event of the Nordic combined summer series in Berchtesgaden on Sunday. Gottwald improved ...
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02. September 2002

Elofsson Back in Training After 10 Days Sick Period
Sweden...
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02. September 2002

Swiss Ski News (German, French)
Neuer Renndress f...
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03. September 2002

5. PLASS TOTALT
I siste renn av Sommer Grand Prix havnet jeg p...
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03. September 2002

Finland NC Report After Summer GP
Samppa Lajunen did his and team Finland's best on the Nordic Combined Summer Grand Prix-tour in the final competition ...
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03. September 2002

Kristian Hammer Report (Norwegian)
I siste renn av Sommer Grand Prix havnet jeg p...
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03. September 2002

Mass Start in Biathlon Confirmed as 2006 Event (Eng.Ger. Nor)
The 2006 Turin Olympic games will offer 5 events for men and women, the mass start has been added to the Olympic program...
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03. September 2002

Mass Start in Biathlon Confirmed as 2006 Event
The 2006 Turin Olympic games will offer 5 events for men and women, the mass start has been added to the Olympic program...
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03. September 2002

US Ski News
During August http://www.wintersport.as/ has published several articles on American skiers. These are some pictures ...
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04. September 2002

Biathlon Summer Worlds Results
The summer world championships in biathlon was held last week, though with most great names not present. Results men...
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04. September 2002

Biathlon Summer Worlds Results
The summer world championships in biathlon was held last week, though with most great names not present. Results men...
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04. September 2002

Swedish Ski News (Swedish)
Ny f...
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04. September 2002

Continental, Cup Ski Jumping Results
The results from the continental cup in ski jumping in Falun, Sweden, last weekend: 1 49 Kofler Andreas AUT 82,6 8...
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04. September 2002

Widhoelzl Dominates Qualification in Lahti
The winner of the first 3 events in the ski jumping summer GP, Andreas Widhoelzl, won the qualification ahead of the 2 e...
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05. September 2002

Summer Series Ski Jumping, Updates and Background
Andreas Widhoelzl has taken a clear lead in the 2002 summer GP in ski jumping, he also tops the money list while Austria...
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05. September 2002

Swedish Ski News
Skid & snowboardgala p...
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05. September 2002

SPEED QUEEN TURGEON IN TV SPOTLIGHT
Alpine Canada Alpin would like to encourage all ski racing fans to tune in to watch Canada's speed queen, Melanie Turge...
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06. September 2002

Globocnik and Mali Win Rollerski Events in Slovenia
Results from a rollerski race from the 10. Trzic race in Slovenija, 1.9. 2002 Results, Tr...
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06. September 2002

4th Win for Widhoelzl in Summer GP in Ski Jumping
Andreas Widhoelzl won his 4th event in a row as he won the summer series in ski jumping on Friday in Lahti. Widhoelzl...
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06. September 2002

Lahti Summer GP Ski Jumping Results 060902
1. 51 Widhoelzl Andreas SC Fieberbrunn AUT 275.4 90.9 122.5 71.7 20.0 20.0 20.0 19.5 20.0 60.0 131.7 1. 91.3 130.0 85....
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06. September 2002

Standings After 4/7 Events 2002 Summer GP Ski Jumping
1. Widhoelzl, Andreas SC Fieberbrunn AUT 400 100 1. 100 1. 100 1. 100 1. 2. Jones, Clint Steamboat Winter Sp...
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06. September 2002

5 Out of 5 For Widhoelzl in Summer Series in Ski Jumping
Austria...
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07. September 2002

Ski Jumping Summer GP Summary/Standings After 5/6 Events
1. Widhoelzl, Andreas SC Fieberbrunn AUT 500 100 1. 100 1. 100 1. 100 1. 100 1. 2. Ahonen, Janne Lahden Hi...
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07. September 2002

Myllyla and Co; Question ?Extra? Bans for 2003
Uncertainty at best describes the Finnish cross-country situation regarding the banned skiers Mika Myllya, Janne Immomen...
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07. September 2002

Worldloppet Updates, Am. Birkie Celebrates 30
Celebrating its 30th year, the American Birkebeiner (1-800-USA-BRKE; www.birkie.com), Feb. 20-22, is North America's la...
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08. September 2002

Skjelbreid Poiree Confirms 4 Years Sponsor Deal
Norway...
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09. September 2002

With Jauho and Kuitunen Out, Finland Still has Potential in Women?s XC
Despite having Jauho and Kuitunen out with 2 years doping bans (expected back late winter 2002), the Finnish women...
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09. September 2002

XC Presentations, Norway
Christer Soergaard is the new coach for Norway...
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10. September 2002

Austria Dominates Summer GP in Ski Jumping
After 5 individual wins this winter, Austria...
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10. September 2002

Widhoelzl Makes Summer Ski Jumping Financially Lucrative
Taking time for some ski jumping competitions in the fall may certainly pay off for some. Austria...
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10. September 2002

Swedish Ski News (Swedish)
Kalla badkar f...
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10. September 2002

Swedish XC Report from Ramsau (Eng.Swe.)
The Swedish B/U23 cross-country team has arrived in Ramsau, Austria for a 10 days training camp. The Swedish Ski Ass...
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11. September 2002

Brother Bjoerndalen Joins XC Team in Season Preparations
Dag Bjoerndalen, brother of Ole Einar Bjoerndalen, Norwegian biathlete that now has 5 Olympic gold medals, was sacked fr...
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11. September 2002

Norwegian Long Distance Team in Final Negotiations
As http://www.wintersport.as has reported earlier, Norway is working to set up a long distance cross-country team, read ...
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11. September 2002

Can Ski News
Alpine Canada Alpin introduces new athlete selection criteria for the 2003 Winter Universiade Calgary, Alberta - Alp...
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11. September 2002

Swedish Ski News
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12. September 2002

Vegard Ulvang Accesses the Future of XC
Norwegian cross-country skier Vegard Ulvang is one of the leading candidates to take over from Odd Martinsen as Chairman...
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12. September 2002

Vegard Ulvang Presentation
Norwegian cross-country skier Vegard Ulvang is one of the leading candidates to take over from Odd Martinsen as Chairman...
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12. September 2002

Forsberg Looking To Germany for TV Assignment
Sweden...
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13. September 2002

First Skiing WC Event 2002/2003 Held in Chile
The first skiing world cup event of the season has been held in Chile, snowboard boardercross. These are the results and...
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13. September 2002

Daehlie To Race in Worldloppet Events
Bjoern Daehlie, having being forced to retire from top skiing due to a back injury, is still set to participate in some ...
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13. September 2002

Hoellwarth Leads Tight Qualification in Innbruck
Martin Hoellwarth was best in the qualification ahead of Saturday...
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13. September 2002

Glagow and Fischer German Biathlon Champions
The German summer championship started on Friday in Oberhof with sprint events for women and men. Martina Glagow won ...
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13. September 2002

Glagow and Fischer German Biathlon Champions
The German summer championship started on Friday in Oberhof with sprint events for women and men. Martina Glagow won ...
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13. September 2002

Report from Ramsau/XC Update
Estonia, Germany and Austria have all been in Ramsau (Austria) this week, says Sweden...
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14. September 2002

Hoellwarth Leads Ski Jumping in Innsbruck
Standings after the first jump, summer series in ski jumping, Innsbruck, Austria 1. 47 Hoellwarth Martin SC Mayrhofe...
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14. September 2002

Disl and Fischer German Summer Champions
The German biathlon summer continued on Saturday with pursuit events for men and women. Building on her second place ...
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14. September 2002

Disl and Fischer German Summer Champions
The German biathlon summer continued on Saturday with pursuit events for men and women. Building on her second place ...
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14. September 2002

Hoellwarth Wins Summer Series in Innsbruck
Austria...
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14. September 2002

Swedish Ski News (Swedish)
Magnus n...
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15. September 2002

Sachenbacher and Schluetter German XC Champions
The German cross-country summer championship was held this weekend, please view results from pursuit events below (held ...
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15. September 2002

Sachenbacher and Schluetter German XC Champions, Again
Andreas Schluetter recorded his second win in 2 days as he won the 15k mass start in the men...
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15. September 2002

Italian Roller SKi Report
Italian Rollerski National Championship: Alfio Di Gregorio and Kezia D'Incal to the top! Pejo (TN) Italy - In the ...
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15. September 2002

Who Succeeds Martinsen at FIS?
Odd Martinsen earlier this summer chose to end his FIS career after 16 years as Chairman of the FIS Cross-Country Commit...
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16. September 2002

Jauho, Kuitunen and Isometse Lawyer Up in Doping Matter
Finnish cross-country skiers Milla Jauho, Virpi Kuitunen and Jari Isometse have, by the means of a lawyer, made a formal...
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16. September 2002

Austrian Biathlon Updates/Dominik Feischl
These are the results of the intern summer rollerski-races of the austrian biathletes in Lohnsburg/Kobernau...
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16. September 2002

SAMLING I FINLAND
Jeg befinner meg n...
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17. September 2002

SAMLINGSRAPPORT FRA KUPIO
RAPPORT FRA KUPIO! Vi har n...
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17. September 2002

XC World Cup, Daehlie and Vaelbe Lead Historic Calendar
The cross-country world cup has come a long way since 1981 when Norway...
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17. September 2002

Norwegian NC Report (Hammer, Oestvik)
Kristian Hammer and Lars Anderas Oestvik, leading Norwegian Nordic combined athletes, spend this week with the Norwegian...
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17. September 2002

Austria Dominant in Nations Cup in Ski Jumping (Summer Version)
After winning all 6 events in the 2002 summer series in ski jumping, Austria recorded a very clear nations victory (Widh...
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17. September 2002

Canadian Ski News
) ALPINE CANADA ALPIN NAMES SPORTING LIFE OFFICIAL RETAILER First-Ever Deal Supports Plan To Restore Canada's Ski-Racin...
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19. September 2002

Widhoelzl Makes Euro 37 000 from Summer GP
Austria...
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18. September 2002

Bjoerndalen; No Val di Fiemme Plans
It certainly comes as no big surprise, yet Ole Einar Bjoerndalen has confirmed he will not aim to qualify for the cross-...
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18. September 2002

Olympic Champion Buraas Back, Aiming for GS
Hans Petter Buraas, slalom winner from the 1998 Olympic games, looks set for a full scale comeback for the 2002/2003 alp...
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19. September 2002

Andresen Aiming for XC/Biathlon Double in 2003
While Ole Einar Bjoerndalen has opted out from 2003 Val di Fiemme cross-country world championships, Frode Andresen has ...
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19. September 2002

Finland Holds Summer Championship
FINNISH NORDIC COMBINED AND SKI JUMPING SUMMER NATIONALS Kuopio, Sep 20-22. Program (all times local): Friday, Se...
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19. September 2002

2003 IBU Schedule Final
The world cup biathlon competition schedule for 2002/2003 is now ready says IBU president Anders Besseberg. Besseberg...
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20. September 2002

IBU 2003 Schedule Final
The world cup biathlon competition schedule for 2002/2003 is now ready says IBU president Anders Besseberg. Besseberg...
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20. September 2002

Norwegian XC Report
The Norwegian men's cross-country team will end a 2 weeks camp on Friday. The first week the team spent at Selvio, livin...
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20. September 2002

Austrian cross country update
The Austrian female cross-country athletes are going to have their summer tests this weekend in Ramsau/Steiermark. It be...
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20. September 2002

VANT TESTRENN
I dag har vi gjennomf...
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20. September 2002

Bjoerndalen Strong in Norway, Shoots Clean
The Norwegian summer biathlon championships started today at Hoenefoss. Ole Einar Bjoerndalen shot remarkably strong...
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21. September 2002

Bjoerndalen Strong in Norway, Shoots Clean
The Norwegian summer biathlon championships started today at Hoenefoss. Ole Einar Bjoerndalen shot remarkably strong (no...
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21. September 2002

Tjoerholm Norwegian Biathlon Champion
In the absence of Liv Grete Skjelbreid Poiree, Linda Tjoerholm won the women...
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21. September 2002

Hammer Wins Norwegian NC Test
Kristian Hammer won a test race among the Norwegian Nordic combined athletes in Koupio. After 2 jumps in the k120 the at...
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21. September 2002

Finnish NC Results
The Finnish summer nationals have started and the NC jumping part is finished. Cross- country with rollerskis will take ...
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21. September 2002

Biathlon Update Germany/Austria
Sprint Ruhpolding Friday 20.09.2002 Ruhpolding, 10 KM Sprint (only Germans): 1. Michi Greis 0-1 2. Sven Fischer 0-0...
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21. September 2002

Biathlon Update Germany/Austria
Sprint Ruhpolding Friday 20.09.2002 Ruhpolding, 10 KM Sprint (only Germans): 1. Michi Greis 0-1 2. Sven Fischer 0-0...
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21. September 2002

Manninen celebrated in Kuopio
Ounasvaaran Hiihtoseura...
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22. September 2002

Czech cross-country women team in Dachstein
The Czech cross-country women team is in training camp at the Dachstein glacier. "Well, at first the weather conditions...
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22. September 2002

4.PLASS I PLAST-NM
I dagens plast-NM i hopp havnet jeg p...
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22. September 2002

Skari and Hjelmeset Win on Roller Ski
Bente Skari won a 2.5k classic roller ski event at Gjoevik, Norway on Saturday. Skari was followed by Ingrid Narum. O...
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22. September 2002

Frode Andresen Beats Bjoerndalen in Norwegian Championship in Biathlon
Frode Andresen won the men...
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22. September 2002

Ole Einar 2nd In Norwegian Summer Championship
Frode Andresen won the men...
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22. September 2002

STERK LAG-INNSATS I PLAST-NM
PLAST-NM I MARIKOLLEN I SPESIELT HOPP! Etter en t...
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22. September 2002

Norwegian Biathlon Results
Full results from the Norwegian summer biathlon championship this weekend. Explenation Tjoerholm: 21:24 time from...
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23. September 2002

Hammer Challenges Special Jumpers/Athletes Update
Kristian Hammer placed 4th in the Norwegian ski jumping championship this weekend. Roar Ljoekelsoey won the event ahead ...
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23. September 2002

Can Alpine News
) ALPINE CANADA ALPIN HONOURS DISABLED SKI TEAM COACH Forsyth, Roy win top athlete Awards of Excellence 2) FULL LIST...
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23. September 2002

Classic Specialist Svartedal Wins Skate Event in Norway
Classic sprinter Jens Arne Svartedal won a 1 300 meters meters roller ski sprint in skate this weekend in Drammen, Norwa...
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23. September 2002

Ahonen Finnish Ski Jumping Champion
Results from the Finnish championship in summer ski jumping this Sunday. 1. Ahonen Janne LHS 125,0 126,0 127,5 257,0...
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23. September 2002

AMERICAN PROFESSIONAL SKI TEAM SEEKING WORLD CLASS SKI WAXER
September 23, 2002 - Bozeman, MT - The Subaru Factory Team www.dreamofit.com (Fischer/Salomon/Swix), America\\\'s numbe...
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24. September 2002

Disl German Summer Champion in Biathlon
Uschi Disl won the German summer biathlon championship in mass start this weekend, she was followed by Kati Wilhelm. ...
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24. September 2002

Greis German Biathlon Champion
Michael Greis won the German summer biathlon championship in mass start this weekend with Sven Fischer 2nd. Frank Luc...
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24. September 2002

Greis German Biathlon Champion
Michael Greis won the German summer biathlon championship in mass start this weekend with Sven Fischer 2nd. Frank Luc...
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24. September 2002

Dratchev Changing Citizenship
Wladimir Dratchev, biathlon sprint world champion from 1996, will likely be representing Belarus for the next season. Dr...
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24. September 2002

Dratchec Changing Country
Wladimir Dratchev, biathlon sprint world champion from 1996, will likely be representing Belarus for the next season. Dr...
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25. September 2002

Swedish Ski News (Swedish)
VINDTUNNELTEST GAV MERSMAK Fredrik Nyberg och Patrik J...
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24. September 2002

Demong Out for 2003 Season
Olympic nordic combined skier Bill Demong (Vermontville, NY) is "recovering nicely" at his training residence in Utah af...
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25. September 2002

German Jr. XC Skier Beats Sommerfeldt and Co.
The German cross-country skiers has finished a period of competitions in the German Grand Prix with 10k running for men ...
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25. September 2002

Alsgaard Back in Training, Rally on the Side
Thomas Alsgaard, after having suffered a major bicycling accident a few weeks ago, is more or less back in full training...
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25. September 2002

Can Ski News
NEW ROLES IN THE OFFICE AND ON THE HILL FOR ALPINE CANADA ALPIN Ken Read, President of Alpine Canada Alpin, is please...
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26. September 2002

German Biathlon Update, Fischer and Disl Dominate
Uschi Disl and Sven Fischer dominated the German summer biathlon championships that were held the last 2 weeks. Disl...
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26. September 2002

Disl and Fischer Dominate in Germany
Uschi Disl and Sven Fischer dominated the German summer biathlon championships that were held the last 2 weeks. Disl...
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26. September 2002

German XC Update, Part One, Andreas Schluetter
Andreas Schluetter (born 1972) has been one of the leading German cross-country skier this summer, says head coach Joche...
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26. September 2002

XC/Canadian View, Al Maddox Presentation
Odd Martinsen earlier this summer chose to end his FIS career after 16 years as Chairman of the FIS Cross-Country Commit...
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27. September 2002

Night Events in Biathlon to Continue
The International Biathlon Union (IBU) is working to hold one night event in the biathlon world cup during the 2002/2003...
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27. September 2002

Swiss bid for 2010 Winter Olympics dealt blow
The Swiss bid to host the 2010 winter Olympics received a setback last Sunday when voters in a key region overwhelmingly...
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27. September 2002

US XC Fall Report/Trond Nystad
US cross-country Head Coach Trond Nystad shares this fall information with http://www.wintersport.as/. Nystad himself to...
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27. September 2002

American Ski News
14th Annual Audi 24 Hours of Aspen Introduces New Format. The world's toughest endurance ski race just got tougher! De...
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27. September 2002

Austrian XC & Biathlon News
Last weekend the Austrian cross-country team had their tests in Ramsau/Styria. The 17 years old Michaela Hierschl...
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27. September 2002

Can Ski News
GM Extends Pontiac GMC Cup Sponsorship to 2006 Canadian Athletes Gain Access to World-Leading Engineers, Wind Tunnel T...
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28. September 2002

German XC Update, Part Two, Rene Sommerfeldt
Germany...
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28. September 2002

Norway Heads to World Cup Opener Based on Prior Results
Norway...
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28. September 2002

Aukland Norwegian Duathlon Champion
Cross-country skier Anders Aukland won the Norwegian duathlon championship on Saturday. Aukland took the lead on the fir...
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28. September 2002

American Ski News
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29. September 2002

Norwegian Duathlon Results
Full results from the Norwegian duathlon championship. Men's class: 1. Anders Aukland, Vidar, 1.28.33 2. Espen ...
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29. September 2002

Hetland Wins Roller Ski Sprint in Norway
Tor Arne Hetland won a roller ski sprint in Meraaker (70k North of Trondheim) on Sunday. Stig Rune Kveen and Kristian Sc...
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29. September 2002

German Wins Transjurassienne on Roller Ski
The german Dirk Grimm (4th of the FIS Rollerski World Cup 2002) won the summer Transjurassienne this week end between Po...
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30. September 2002

Estil Hopes to Improve on World Cup Performance from 2002, Val di Fiemme Main Goal
Frode Estil, with 2 silver and a gold form the 2002 Olympics, says he aims for the 2 classic distances in Val di Fiemme ...
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30. September 2002

Jones With 2 Wins in SLC, Ammann 2nd and 3rd
For the second time in 24 hours, Olympian Clint Jones (Steamboat Springs, CO) used a strong final-round jump Sunday to c...
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30. September 2002

Polish Ski Jumping Results
The results from the Polish summer ski jumping championship this weekend. Adam Malysz is out with an injury and did not ...
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30. September 2002

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