Author: Michael Kleiner

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 the Norwegian American Chamber of Commerce Philadelphia. Visit;

2021-2022 winter sports preview

Michael Kleiner looks at where Norwegian winter athletes have been and where they are headed for the upcoming sport season after the pandemic.

Summer Olympics

Summer Olympics wrapup

Sports Editor Michael Kleiner provides a wrap-up of what happened with Norway’s athletes at the 2021 Summer Olympics in Tokyo.

Paralympic preview

With the Paralympic Games just over a month away, Business & Sports Editor Michael Kleiner gives readers an overview of the Norwegian Paralympic team.