News Archive; September 2003


Morgenstern Wins 2003 Summer GP
Youngster Thomas Morgenstern won the summer series in ski jumping 2003. Historic results http://www.wintersport.as...
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01. September 2003

Slovenian XC News
First roller race in Slovenia for sommer cup, 9. race GP Gosti...
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02. September 2003

Norwegian XC Report
Things have been going well for the Norwegian cross-country men in Stelvio the last week says Chief of Sport for cross-c...
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02. September 2003

Roller Ski News/WC Update
Vincent Vittoz (FRA) et le vice champion du monde ALFIO DI GREGORIO (ITA) sont tous les deux inscrits ainsi que 167 autr...
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02. September 2003

Toppari Beats Veerplau on Roller Ski in Finland
Roller Ski Results from Finland August 30th, 2003 MEN SENIOR CLASSIC 15k 1. Timo Toppari 32.42,2 2. Andrus Ve...
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02. September 2003

Morgenstern, Kokkonen, Benkovic Presentation
Here is a presentation of some of hopefuls that did well in the ski jumping summer series this summer. Full results a...
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02. September 2003

Frank Ullrich Interview/Greiss Wins German Test Events
Legendary biathlete Frank Ullrich is the head coach for the German men...
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02. September 2003

Veerpalu vs. Zorzi in Africa
FRIKA SKI RACE IS STARTING IN THE BEAUTIFUL SHARM EL SHEIKH Sharm El Sheikh ...
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02. September 2003

Elofsson Skips Ramsau
Sweden...
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03. September 2003

Swedish XC Profiles
The Swedish cross-country skiers head to Ramsau this month, here is a presentation of some of the Swedish athletes: R...
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03. September 2003

Zorzi Outsprints Veerpalu for XC Victory in Egypt
ZORZI WINS THE 27 KM IN SHARM EL SHEIKH WITH A FINAL SPRINT AGAINST VEERPALU Short text: The Italian cross-coun...
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03. September 2003

Veerpalu and Zorzi Presentation
Andrus Veerpalu (Estonia) 7th overall world cup 2002/2003 Won 50k classic Holmenkollen, Oslo March 2003 8th on the ...
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03. September 2003

World Cup Standings Roller Ski
Classement Provisoire Coupe du Monde FIS Rollerski Homme, men World Cup Standing 1 Alberto Pertile 2 Michele Ra...
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04. September 2003

IOC News
BEIJING 2008 OLYMPIC GAMES 04 September 2003 The International Olympic Committee (IOC) gave a resounding vote of con...
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04. September 2003

US Alpine Report
Men in NZ: Good Snow, Good Training,US report from August 23rd. Alpine men, more than midway through a three-week tr...
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04. September 2003

Spillane Interview
Interview with Jonnny Spillane from Go for the Gold/ussa.org Johnny Spillane: Making U.S. Gold Medal History Johnn...
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04. September 2003

Who Will Be Norway?s Anchor Man After Alsgaard?
The prospects for skating may be dim at best for the Norwegian cross-country skiers. After Daehlie quit in 2000 (back in...
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05. September 2003

Sweden Takes Over Again in Men?s XC?
In a previous article www.wintersport.as pointed to the challenges Norwegian cross-country faces after Daehlie and Alsga...
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05. September 2003

Cattaneo Beats Zorzi in Roller Ski Sprint
ZORZI AND VEERPALU IN SHARM BOW TO CATTANEO AND GENUIN Short text: A sprint ski-rolling race took place in Naama ...
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05. September 2003

WC Roller Ski Update (Eng.Fre)
ENG 7th stage ...
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05. September 2003

Cattaneo Wins Again on Roller Ski
ANOTHER VICTORY FOR CATTANEO AND GENUIN THE AFRIKA SKI RACE ENDS WITH SUCCESS Double Italian victory in Sharm El She...
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06. September 2003

WC Roller Ski Results
Cf : La Tremblade le 06 septembre 2003 English - Fran...
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06. September 2003

Skjeldal Strong in Norway
Norwegian cross-country skier Kristen Skjeldal showed strength in a 9k cross-country run on Saturday, placing 2nd, 24 s...
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06. September 2003

Kristen Skjeldal Presentation
Kristen Skjeldal (born 1967,Norway) Latest: Dropped from Norwegian A XC Team for 2003/2004 season No success in ...
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06. September 2003

NC News From Finland
Vesa Hakala is the new assistant coach in Finnish NC Team Former ski jumper Vesa Hakala has started as assistant coac...
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06. September 2003

NC Combined News From Finland
Good Camp in Ruka The Finnish Nordic combined team had a training camp in Ruka, Kuusamo this week. Head coach Jyri Pe...
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08. September 2003

WC Roller Ski Results (Fre.Eng.)
course d...
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08. September 2003

Frank Ullrich Presentation
www.wintersport.as had the honour of getting an interview with legendary biathlete Frank Ullrich last week, here is the ...
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09. September 2003

Women's Biathlon Summer Results
Although a little late, these are the results from biathlon summer events in Belmeken in late August. Women...
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09. September 2003

Tcehepikov Wins in Belmeken
Biathlon summer results from Belmeken in late August: Men...
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09. September 2003

Tchepikov Still Going (Strong)
Russia...
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09. September 2003

2003 XC Update
Sweden...
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10. September 2003

19 XC Winners in 2002/2003 Season
In the article below we pointed to the fact that the 2002/2003 cross-country season was more open than ever. Winners ...
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10. September 2003

Slov. XC News
International roller ski race, Tr...
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10. September 2003

Can. Alpine News
COACHING ACADEMY KICKS OFF WEEK-LONG ALPINE CANADA ALPIN ACTIVITIES IN OTTAWA Canadian alpine ski racing community re...
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10. September 2003

Slovenian Ski News
Biathlete Janez Mari...
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11. September 2003

Mayer Free to Compete in 2003/2004 Season
Marc Mayer, Austrian cross-country skier, has gotten his ...
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11. September 2003

FIS Chief Calls for Fewer Resorts in XC
Jurg Capol, FIS Race Director for cross-country, says to http://www.wintersport.as that he wants to cut the number of re...
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11. September 2003

US Ski News
US ski news published on ussa.org. this month. US Makes Championship Venue Selections The 2004 U.S. ski championsh...
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12. September 2003

Myllyla Holds Marcialonga and Vasaloppet as 2004 Goals
Mika Myllyla is on track to meet the 2003/2004 season says his coach Pekka Hietanen to http://www.wintersport.as/. My...
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12. September 2003

Finnish 2003/2004 XC Teams
Reportedly Mika Myllyla has not taken much part in training with the Finnish teams this summer and fall. These are th...
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12. September 2003

Per Elofsson Interview
Per Elofsson, recovering from sickness last summer and fall and possibly flirting with too much training during and afte...
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13. September 2003

Per Elofsson Presentation
Per Elofsson, Sweden After having won the 2 previous seasons, only managed 24th in 2002/2003 overall world cup, Mathi...
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13. September 2003

Swiss Ski News
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13. September 2003

Can. Ski News
TURGEON, GUAY, WILLIAMSON NAMED ATHLETES OF THE YEAR BY ALPINE CANADA Country's racing community honours winners at gal...
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13. September 2003

Hannu Manninen wins at Finnish Nationals in Lahti (Fin.Eng.)
Hannu Manninen voitti yhdistetyn kes...
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13. September 2003

Can. Alpine News
ALPINE CANADA ALPIN ACTS TO WIN MEDALS AT VANCOUVER 2010 OLYMPICS New 2010 Taskforce, funding initiatives, organization...
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15. September 2003

FINNISH NATIONALS SUMMARY
The Finnish Nationals took place in Lahti (xc in Hollola) on Saturday (NC) with no surprises: Hannu Manninen won the s...
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15. September 2003

MANNINEN'S BUSY WEEKEND
Hannu Manninen didn't settle for one competition in a weekend. After winning in Lahti he drove to Vuokatti to challeng...
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15. September 2003

Birnbacher and Denkinger German Champions in Biathlon Sprint
Andreas Birnbacher won the German biathlon championship in sprint this weekend. Simone Denkinger won the women...
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15. September 2003

Pictures from Finland
Some Nordic Combined Pictures from Ruka, Lahti, Kuopio and Vuokatti can be found: http://www.nctalents.net/syksygall...
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15. September 2003

Fischer German Champion on 20k, Glagow only 8th in Women?s Class
Sven Fischer won the German championship on 20k on roller ski last Friday. Veteran Frank Luck, likely in his last season...
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16. September 2003

2003 Roller Ski World Cup Standings
The overall standings from the 2003 roller ski world cup for men and women. The last number indicates total points, 575 ...
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17. September 2003

US XC News, $100K in Prize Money
NEW $100,000 SuperTour INCLUDES 23 DAYS OF X-C RACING IN U.S. PARK CITY, UT (Sept. 16) ...
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17. September 2003

Hammer Wins NC Summer Style in Norway
Results from Nordic combined for the Norwegian team at Lillehammer, Norway, XC times below: 1 48 Kristian Hammer Eids...
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17. September 2003

EARLY SNOWFALL LEAVES ALPINE CANADA ALPIN IN THE COLD
EARLY SNOWFALL LEAVES ALPINE CANADA ALPIN IN THE COLD Annual Quest for Gold golf tournament cancelled for this year ...
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17. September 2003

Norwegian Women?s Biathlon Report
Linda Tjoerholm, leading Norwegian women...
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17. September 2003

U23 XC Worlds Likely all Mass Starts plus Sprint Relay
The U23 ...
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17. September 2003

Finland Heads to Dusseldorf With Close to Full Team
Finland will likely have 8 women and 6 in the cross-country sprint world cup opener in Dusseldorf in late October says h...
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17. September 2003

Italian XC Skiers Head to Switzerland for Snow
The Italian cross-country teams (men+women) will spend the next days until the 25th september on the Les Diablerets (SU...
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18. September 2003

Norwegian Ski Jumping News
The Norwegian Championship in summer ski jumping (k900) will be held on Sunday at Marikollen, Oslo. The full Norwegian n...
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18. September 2003

German Biathlon Championship, Part 2 Coming Up
The German biathletes head into another intense weekend this week as the German biathlon championship will be held in Ob...
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18. September 2003

Norwegian XC News (Local)
Leading Norwegians Oddbjoern Hjelmeset in the men...
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19. September 2003

Bjoerndalen and Andresen to Race in Norway
Ole Einar Bjoerndalen and Frode Andresen will lead the full Norwegian team in roller ski competitions at Hoenefoss, Norw...
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19. September 2003

Wollschlaeger Wins Biathlon Sprint in Oberhof
Joern Wollschlaeger won a German biathlon sprint on roller ski in Oberhof on Friday. Peter Sendel and Carsten Pump joine...
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19. September 2003

Disl Wins in Oberhof
Veteran biathlete Uchi Disl won the women...
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19. September 2003

Surprise Biathlon Victory in Norway
Berit Nordstad (2,0) won the women...
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20. September 2003

Andresen and Bjoerndalen in Head to Head Fight in Norway
Frode Andresen (4,1) won a roller ski biathlon sprint at home soil at Hoenefoss, Norway on Saturday. Egil Gjelland (0,2)...
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20. September 2003

Luck, Fischer, Gross on Top in German Biathlon Champs
Veteran biathlete Frank Luck won the German championship on roller ski mass start in Oberhof on Saturday. The German cha...
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20. September 2003

Beer German Mass Start Champion
Katja Beer won the German women...
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20. September 2003

Hjelmeset and Pedersen Win on Roller Ski in Norway
Oddbjoern Hjelmeset won a 3k roller ski event at Raufoss, Norway on Saturday. Hilde Pedersen won the women...
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20. September 2003

Bjoerndalen Impressive in Norway
5 times Olympic gold medal winner and last season...
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21. September 2003

Andreassen Wins Biathlon Pursuit in Norway
After only finishing 4th on the sprint on Saturday, Gunn Margit Andreassen came back strongly on Sunday to win a roller ...
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21. September 2003

Romoeren and Co. Dominate Nor. Ski Jumping Champs
The Norwegian ski jumpers held their summer championships in the k90 on Sunday. Bjoern Einar Romoren won with 265.5 p...
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21. September 2003

Mediocre Performance by Norwegian NC Athletes
The Norwegian Nordic combined athletes also took part in the Norwegian summer ski jumping championship on Sunday. Esp...
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21. September 2003

Sachenbacher Double German Champion
Junior world champion Nicole Fessel won the qualification yet Evi Sachenbacher came through in the end to win the German...
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21. September 2003

Norwegian Biathlon Results
Full results from biathlon at Hoenefoss, Norway, this weekend, for more information, please read further down the page. ...
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22. September 2003

Dirk Klessen Double German XC Champion
Dirk Klessen won the German championship in sprint on roller ski on Saturday. Toni Lang and Tobias Angerer followed next...
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22. September 2003

Svartedal Norwegian Champion on Summer Duathlon
Norwegian cross-country sprint specialist Jens Arne Svartedal won the Norwegian summer duathlon, consisting of running, ...
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23. September 2003

Ruud Hofstad Hopes for World Cup Victory in 2003/2004 Season
Tore Ruud Hofstad, surprising silver medal winner on the pursuit (behind Elofsson) and gold medal winner from the relay ...
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23. September 2003

Zeller German XC Champion
Results from the German cross-country championship (held on roller ski) on Tuesday, 10k classic for women. ...
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23. September 2003

Angerer German XC Champion on 15k Classic
Results from the German cross-country championship (held on roller ski), 15k classic for men held on Tuesday. 1 15...
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23. September 2003

Tobias Angerer Comments and Presentations (Ger.Eng.)
Tobias Angerer won the German championship on 15k classic roller ski on Tuesday. Here is what he wrote, in German: ...
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23. September 2003

Malysz Polish Champion
Results from the Polish summer ski jumping championships this weekend. 1 MA...
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24. September 2003

Sachenbacher German XC Champion in Skiathlon
Results from the women...
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24. September 2003

Angerer German Skiathlon Champion
Tobias Angerer recorded another German title as he won the 10k plus 10k skiathlon on Wednesday (on roller ski). Anger...
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24. September 2003

Wiberg Elected into 2010 Olympic Program
Sweden's retired top alpine skier Pernilla Wiberg was elected into the Coordination Commision for the 2010 Olympic winte...
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24. September 2003

Vittoz To Race Transjurassienne on Roller Ski
ENG - 8th stage ...
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25. September 2003

Roller Ski Standings
Ranking list after the stage of La Tremblade 2003 Men, next stage Summer Transjurassienne 28 / 09 Rollerski Tour ...
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25. September 2003

Wind Tunnel Tests for Canadians
CANADA'S FASTEST ALPINE SKI RACERS TEST THEIR METTLE AT GENERAL MOTORS WIND TUNNEL (September 25, 2003) - The Can...
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25. September 2003

Aukland Jumps Into XC Champs in Norway
Anders Aukland, formerly 3 times Norwegian champion in cross-country, will take part in the Norwegian championship on Sa...
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26. September 2003

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

US Ski News
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27. September 2003

Aukland Very Strong in XC Running in Norway
Carl Johann Rasmun won the Norwegian championship on 10k cross-country running on Saturday. Cross-country skier Anders A...
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27. September 2003

Iversen and Bjerkeli Win XC Sprint in Norway
The team of Trond Iversen (world cup winner in sprint from 2002) and Haavard Bjerkeli (silver in Val di Fiemme 2003) won...
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27. September 2003

Rousselet Wins Transjurasienne, Vittoz 7th
ENG - 8th stage ...
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28. September 2003

Hjelmeset and Skjeldal Strong in Uphill Run in Norway
Norwegian cross-country skiers Oddbjoern Hjelmeset did well in a steep uphill run in Bergen on Sunday. Jon Tvedt ran ...
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28. September 2003

Belmondo Gives Birth to Son
Stefania Belmondo, at 34, has became a mother of Mathias Casagrande Belmondo at the Cuneo Hospital. The two time Oly...
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29. September 2003

Belmondo Presentation
Stefania Belmondo (born 1969, Italy) Latest: 3rd in the overall world cup 2001/2002 Won first double pursuit in ...
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29. September 2003

Nikunen Interview and Analyses
Specials: Tommi Nikunen analyses the fall standing of Finnish Jumpers Akseli Kokkonen...
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29. September 2003

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