Author: Michael Kleiner

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Michael Kleiner, business and sports editor, has more than three decades of experience as an award-winning journalist and public relations professional. He has operated his own PR and web design business for small businesses, authors and community organizations in Philadelphia since 1999. Not of Norwegian descent, he lived in Norway for a year with his family at age 11 and has returned as an adult. He is the author of a memoir, Beyond the Cold: An American’s Warm Portrait of Norway, and a member of NorCham Philadelphia. Visit;

Vipers victorious again

Vipers Kristiansand celebrated twice in the championship round of the REMA-1000 women’s handball league playoffs with a victory over Storhamar.


Will Dragons ice great season?

As they prepare to face off in the Norwegian Elite Hockey Championships, take a close look at the season so far for Storhamar and Vålarenga.

Ski Fans in Oslo

Winter sports wrap-up

It was another strong year for Norway in winter sports, with many Norwegian athletes ending the season at the top of their game.