Category: Sports

Homeless World Cup takes Oslo

Some 100,000 fans descended on Oslo for the eight-day street football tournament played by homeless athletes The Local The 2017 Homeless World Cup competition appears to be the largest of its kind in its...

Warholm wins World Championship

Winning the 400-meter hurdles, Karsten Warholm makes Norwegian running history Jo Christian Weldingh Oslo, Norway In a rainy London on August 9, Karsten Warholm was the first to cross the finish line in the...

Norway returns to international basketball

For the first time in four years, Norway has a national men’s basketball team and is competing in the 2017 Summer Universiade Molly Jones The Norwegian American Although the existence of the Norwegian men’s...

Oslo hosts Quidditch European Games

Norway takes bronze in the high-flying sport inspired by the Harry Potter books Molly Jones The Norwegian American You have likely heard of the magical sport of quidditch featured in J.K. Rowling’s enormously successful...

Karsten Warholm leads the pack

Up-and-coming Norwegian runner crushes competition in two Diamond League races Jo Christian Weldingh Oslo, Norway After winning the 400-meter hurdles race and setting the Norwegian record with a time of 48.25 in the Diamond...

Boasson Hagen trains for Tour de France

Leading up to the biggest race of the year, the Norwegian cyclist shows promising form Jo Christian Weldingh Oslo, Norway Tour de France, the biggest cycling event of the year, is just about to...

Jakob Ingebrigtsen breaks four minutes

The 16-year-old Norwegian runner becomes the youngest ever to run a four-minute mile Jo Christian Weldingh Oslo, Norway Norwegian 16-year-old Jakob Ingebrigtsen became the youngest mile runner in history to break four minutes at...