News Archive; September 2004


Can. Alpine News
WOMEN'S CANADIAN ALPINE SKI TEAM BACK IN ACTION DOWN SOUTH Valle Nevado, Chile (August, 2004) While most Canadians ha...
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01. September 2004

Rogge Speech from Athens
IOC President...
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01. September 2004

How the Norwegian XC Men Train at High Altitude in Livigno
In our articles focusing on how the Norwegian cross-country men train ahead of the 2004/2005 season, we first looked at ...
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02. September 2004

Norwegian XC Men and Biathletes Join Forces in Mix Relay
The Norwegian cross-country men and biathletes joined in on a shooting and running relay in Livigno on Thursday. Each at...
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02. September 2004

Norwegian XC Training, Lactate and Heart Rates
As we have noticed in our previous articles, most of the training the Norwegian cross-country men perform are at level/i...
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02. September 2004

Freestyle News
FREESTYLE WORLD CUP SEASON KICKS OFF IN AUSTRALIA THIS WEEKEND St. Onge, Pack, Peterson and Bergoust Lead Off Aerials C...
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02. September 2004

Swedish Alpine News
Swedish alpine skier Patrick Jaerbyn will train with the Norwegian alpine skiers during the 2004/2005 season. Text in...
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03. September 2004

Can. Alpine News
ALPINE CANADA ALPIN APPOINTS NEW DIRECTOR, COMMUNICATIONS AND MEDIA RELATIONS CALGARY, ALBERTA. SEPTEMBER 2, 2004 ...
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03. September 2004

Birkebeiner News (Nor.)
P...
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03. September 2004

Myllyla, Is he Going on or Not, Repo Retires
There are mixed news from Finland regarding the future of Mika Myllyla. Reliable sources have informed www.wintersport.a...
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04. September 2004

Espen Rian Wins Norwegian NC Ski Jumping Test
The Norwegian Nordic combined skiers ended their camp in Trondheim today with a ski jumping competition. The results ...
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04. September 2004

Malysz Wins Summer GP in Poland
These are the top skiers from the ski jumping summer series in Zakopane on Saturday: 1. Adam Malysz 267,9 (134-124...
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05. September 2004

Steira Wins Norwegian Women?s XC Test, Bjoergen Strong on Roller Ski
Last season...
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06. September 2004

Newcommer on Norwegian Ski Jumping Team Leads Team to Victory
With a hill record of 139.5 meters in his 2nd jump Daniel Forfang secured a Norwegian victory in the team competition in...
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06. September 2004

Norway to Pick Aalbu?s Successor
A new Chief of Sport for the Norwegian ski jumpers will be named on Monday. Former Olympic champion Espen Bredesen and N...
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06. September 2004

Former Jumper Gets Top Position in Norwegian Ski Jumping
As www.wintersport.as reported earlier today, former ski jumper Claes Brede Braathen was expected to get the position as...
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06. September 2004

How Nor. XC Women Train
The Norwegian cross-country women started one of their important fall camps in Seiser Alm late last month, after 8 days ...
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07. September 2004

US Ski News
CHEVROLET U.S. SNOWBOARD GRAND PRIX SCHEDULE SET THROUGH 2006 PARK CITY, Utah (Sept. 7) ...
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07. September 2004

Russian Biathlon Results
These are the results of roller ski tests for the Russian biathlon national team (women) in Novosibirsk (Siberia). Olga...
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07. September 2004

Summer GP News
PREDAZZO: TOP LEVEL QUALIFYING JUMPS MALYSZ IN THE LEAD Predazzo - Val di Fiemme (Italy) - The Nordik Ski Fiemme co...
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08. September 2004

Malysz Wins Again
MALYSZ, A STAR IN THE SKY OF PREDAZZO. THE POLISH JUMPER WINS FOR THE FOURTH TIME AND STAKES A CLAIM ON THE CUP Va...
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09. September 2004

RAHLVES READY TO CHARGE INTO 2005 SEASON
RAHLVES READY TO CHARGE INTO 2005 SEASON World Cup titles, World Championships Medals On His Mind A 10-year veteran...
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09. September 2004

Sweden XC Teams Call For Traditional Training in Ramsau, Season Preps Look Strong
The Swedish cross-country skiers are in Ramsau for a 10 days camp. Coach Ola Ravald says to www.wintersport.as that the...
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11. September 2004

Norway Takes Double in Summer GP in Innsbruck
Norway...
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13. September 2004

Malysz in Clear Lead in Ski Jumping Summer GP
After 4 victories thus far, Adam Malysz has taken a clear lead in the overall standings in the summer GP in ski jumping ...
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13. September 2004

Moan Wins Norwegian NC Test
The Norwegian Nordic combined skiers held a sprint test at Lillehammer this weekend. In the one jump and 3k steep uph...
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13. September 2004

Eckhoff Wins Duathlon in Norway
Biathlete Stian Eckhoff won the Norwegian championships in duathlon this weekend. He ran 8k, cycled 32k and ran 4k on th...
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13. September 2004

Fredriksson Wins Swedish XC Test in Ramsau
The Swedish cross-country skiers have enjoyed a great camp in Ramsau the last week says head coach Per Erik Roennestrand...
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13. September 2004

World Champion Ends Career (Eng. Ger.)
Germany...
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14. September 2004

Can. Alpine News
CHRISTINA RISLER...
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14. September 2004

Franch Biathlon and XC News
These are some news from France, mostly in French, the first part regards biathlon, the 2nd cross-country, the last part...
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16. September 2004

ALAN JOHNSON JOINS U.S. SKI JUMPING COACHING STAFF
PARK CITY, Utah (Sep. 16) - Alan Johnson, former U.S. ski jumping head coach, is returning to the U.S. Ski Jumping Team ...
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16. September 2004

Marko Baacke Portrait
Germany Marko Baacke has chosen to end his Nordic combined career, here is a portrait of Baacke (in German). Am gestr...
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16. September 2004

Norway Makes First 2004/2005 XC Selections
Norway has already made their first 2004/2005 cross-country team selections. These are the preliminary selections for...
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16. September 2004

Norwegian?s XC Coach Fears More Doping, Not so Says WADA and FIS
Svein Tore Samdal, head coach for the Norwegian cross-country women, has stated in Norwegian press this week that he is ...
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16. September 2004

Skjelbreid Poiree and Bjoerndalen Skip Nor. Biathlon Champs
Liv Grete Skjelbreid Poiree and Ole Einar Bjoerndalen will both skip the Norwegian championships in summer biathlon this...
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16. September 2004

Samdal Stands by Future Doping Concerns
Svein Tore Samdal, the Norwegian women...
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17. September 2004

Aukland Aiming for 4th XC Champs in Norway (Not on Ski)
Anders Aukland has just returned from the high altitude camp with the Norwegian cross-country, the team just spent close...
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17. September 2004

Many Norwegian XC Skiers to Run Nor. Champs
In addition to Anders Aukland, Oddbjoern Hjelmeset, Tore Ruud Hofstad and Espen Harald Bjerke will take part in the 10k ...
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17. September 2004

Roller Ski News
SESTOLA ...
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18. September 2004

Berger Norwegian Champion in Summer Biathlon, Bjoerndalen Focuses on Training
Lars Berger missed 3 shots on the sprint and won the men...
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18. September 2004

Tjoerholm Norwegian Biathlon Champion
Results from the women...
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18. September 2004

Youngster Beats Hjelmest and Aukland Brothers on Roller Ski in Norway
Youngster Oeistein Solbjoerg won a 3.5k classic roller ski event at Gjoevik, Norway on Saturday. Solbjoerg secured a ...
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18. September 2004

Hjelmeset 6th in Norwegian XC Running Champs
Henrik Sandstad won the Norwegian championships in 10k cross-country running on Saturday. Classic expert Oddbjoern Hj...
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18. September 2004

Manninen Wins Summer Style in Finland
While Samppa Lajunen has retired, Hannu Manninen seems stronger than ever. He won the Finnish summer champs in sprint (o...
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18. September 2004

Andresen Norwegian Biathlon Champion
Frode Andresen won the Norwegian summer biathlon championship on Sunday. Andresen started from 2nd, 37 seconds behind La...
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19. September 2004

Graf and Wilhelm German Biathlon Champions
23 years old Daniel Graf won the sprint in the German summer biathlon championships on Friday. Graf missed one shot o...
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19. September 2004

Greis and Denkinger Record Victories in German Biathlon Champs on Roller Ski (Eng. Ger.)
Coming from 3rd after the sprint, Michael Greis won the pursuit in the German summer biathlon championships this weekend...
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19. September 2004

Ahonen Wins Finnish Champs, Hautamaeki 2nd
Janne Ahonen won the Finnish summer ski jumping champs in Lahti on Sunday. Ahonen and Matti Hautamaeki in 2nd were in a ...
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19. September 2004

Nor. XC Results, Hjelmeset Strong, Not so for Ruud Hofstad
Many of the Norwegian cross-country skiers took part in the Norwegian cross-country running championships this weekend. ...
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20. September 2004

Bjoerndalen Wins Biathlon Test
Roger Grubben, Norway...
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20. September 2004

Bjoergen Wins on Roller Ski in Norway
Marit Bjoergen won a 24k classic roller ski event in Norway this weekend. Bjoergen won 7 out of 8 sprint events last ...
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20. September 2004

Estil 3rd in Roller Ski Event in Norway, Still Waiting for Olympic Gold Medal from 2002
Frode Estil, one of the absolute leading championship skiers the last 4 years, placed 3rd in a 24k classic roller ski ev...
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20. September 2004

Piller-Cottrer Wins on Roller Ski
News and results from the last event in the 2004 roller ski world cup: Mass start men senior in Sestola with a surpri...
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21. September 2004

Norwegian NC News (Nor.)
Samling Elitelandslaget Trondheim 20.- 23 sept. Elitelandslaget i kombinert m...
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21. September 2004

Early Winter in Finland
VUOKATTI SPORT INSTITUTE MEDIA RELEASE 20.9.2004 First Snow Track in Vuokatti will be opened on October 2nd From O...
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21. September 2004

CANADIAN NATIONAL TEAM LEARNS FROM GM ON HOW TO BLOW AWAY THE COMPETITION
CALGARY (ALBERTA) September 21, 2004 - In a sport where a hundredth of a second can differentiate between first and tent...
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21. September 2004

Katrin Apel Wins German Summer Champs
Katrin Apel won the women...
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23. September 2004

IOC News/Hamilton's B Sample Non-conclusive
IOC statement on pending anti-doping procedure On 21 September, Phonak spokesman Georges Luedinger announced that Ame...
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23. September 2004

Chinese Skiers Happy to Train in Vuokatti
Chinese Ambassador to Finland Zhang Zhijian spent two days in the region of Kainuu and learned for example how the Chine...
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23. September 2004

Gross Beats Fischer for German Champs Victory
Germany...
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23. September 2004

Skari Pregnant
Norway...
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24. September 2004

Kurkina and Dementiev Russian XC Champions
Larissa Kurkina, having placed 17th in the women...
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24. September 2004

Sidko and Egoshin Win XC Sprints in Russian Roller Ski Champs
Results from classic sprints in the Russian championships on roller ski. Finals A and B Women, rollerski, classic,...
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24. September 2004

Ruhpolding erhält Zuschlag für Junioren-WM 2008
Planegg/Varna (dsv) Ruhpolding wird Ausrichter der Junioren-Weltmeisterschaften 2008 im Biathlon. Beim Kongress der Inte...
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24. September 2004

Norwegian Nordic Combined News (Nor.)
Samling Elitelandslaget Trondheim 20.- 23 sept. Samlingen i Trondheim ble en v...
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25. September 2004

Australian Breaks 100m World Record
MEDIA RELEASE September 25, 2004 Australian Breaks 100m World Record Australian Cross Country Skiing Sprint Champio...
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25. September 2004

Norway?s Forfang Wins Summer GP in Japan, Malysz 7th
Norway...
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25. September 2004

Forfang Info
Daniel Forfang won again in Japan on Saturday, here is what www.wintersport.as wrote on Forfang earlier this fall. No...
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25. September 2004

Malysz Wins Summer GP
Adam Malysz leads the ski jumping summer GP overall standings on 460 points and thus has won. Martin Hollwarth on 262...
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25. September 2004

Rozhkov and Akhatova Russian Biathlon Champions
Top 3 from the individual events in the Russian biathlon summer champs: Men, 20 km ROZHKOV Sergei ROUSINOV Sergue...
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25. September 2004

Hoellwarth Wins Summer GP in Hakuba
Veteran skier Martin Hoellwarth, with world championship medals as far back from 1991, won the last event in the ski jum...
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26. September 2004

Denkinger German Biathlon Champ, Top 6 Women Shoot Clean on Spint
Simone Denkinger won the women...
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26. September 2004

Birnbacher Wins German Biathlon Champs, Top 8 Men Shoot Clean
Andreas Birnbacher shot clean and won the men...
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26. September 2004

Bauer Wins Run, Boehler Roller Ski in German Tests
Viola Bauer won a 5k running test for the German cross-country women on Saturday. Bauer recorded the time 18.50 Other...
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26. September 2004

Teichmann and Filbrich Win German XC Tests
The Germans cross-country skiers held tests this weekend: In the men...
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26. September 2004

Denkinger on Top After 2 Weeks of Summer Biathlon in Germany
After 2 weeks of summer competitions, Simone Denkinger came out on top in the 2 weeks overall standings for the German b...
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27. September 2004

Greis Leads German Overall Summer Standings
After a tight battle, Michael Greis come out on the overall top after 2 weeks of summer competitions for the German men ...
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27. September 2004

Norwegian Sprinters Prepare for Dusseldorf With 2 Roller Ski Tests/Jr. World Champion Leads Pack
The Norwegian cross-country sprinters are preparing for the Dusseldorf opener in less than 4 weeks time. Head sprint ...
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27. September 2004

Vorontcova and Nekhaev Win Russian XC Tests, Rotchev 5th, Ivanov 7th
These are the results of running cross-country test for Russian xc-skiers in Ostrov-city near Russian-Latvian border. ...
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29. September 2004

Akhatova, Rozhkov, Pyleva,Tchudov Russian Biathlon Champions, Full Results
These are the main results from Russian summer biathlon champs at Ufa (where the biathlon junior world champs will be he...
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29. September 2004

US XC Report, Comprehensive Interview
As we witnessed in the 2002 Olympic games, the USA have some skiing opportunities. In addition Kris Freeman and Carl Swe...
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29. September 2004

2005 XC Schedule Set/Full List
This is the latest revised cross-country world cup schedule As the last 2 years, the opener will be in Dusseldorf ...
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30. September 2004

New Sprint Format Scheduled for 2 Events
The 2004/2005 cross-country season will offer 2 sprint events with the new proposed format where the top 30 athletes fro...
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30. September 2004

Can. Alpine News
TELUS SIGNS $4 MILLION PARTNERSHIP WITH ALPINE CANADA ALPIN Sponsorship major step to putting athletes on podiums, sa...
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30. September 2004

Snow in Finland
There is already 100 meter ski track outdoors in Vuokatti, Finland and it will be extended little by little. The openin...
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30. September 2004

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