Category: Sports

Norway’s best hurdler returns home

Amalie Iuel prepares to leave LA to pursue a career as a professional athlete in Norway Molly Jones The Norwegian American After four years as a student-athlete at the University of Southern California in...

Lagerbäck takes over

Norway’s new head coach loses debut but has everything to gain for Team Norway Jo Christian Weldingh Oslo, Norway Lars Lagerbäck had a brutal start to his career as head coach for the men’s...

Olsen to Meen Team

Norway’s best female motorcycle racer, Caroline Olsen, starts an exciting season Molly Jones The Norwegian American The racing journey of Caroline Olsen began a decade ago when the motorcycle racer from Halden got her...

Nygaard wins world’s longest ski race

Norwegian cross-country ski racer takes gold in the ultra-marathon of skiing M. Michael Brady Asker, Norway On Saturday, April 15, Andreas Nygaard, a 27-year-old Norwegian cross-country ski racer from Burford in Troms County, won...

Lillehammer Olympics, once more with feeling?

The Norwegian town considers applying to host the Winter Olympics again in 2026 Jo Christian Weldingh Oslo, Norway It’s been a little over two years since Oslo’s dream of hosting the Winter Olympic Games...

Hangin’ 10 in the chill froth

What it’s like to surf in one of the northernmost parts of the world Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn, N.Y. I remember listening to a newscaster commenting on the 1994 Winter Olympics in Norway. Watching the...

Four new golds for Bjørgen

Norway’s queen of skiing makes quite the comeback with four world championship gold medals in Lahti Jo Christian Weldingh Oslo, Norway Marit Bjørgen came in first in the women’s 30-km race and secured her...