Category: Sports

Lillestrøm women’s soccer

Lillestrøm wins fifth Norwegian Cup in six years and sixth straight Toppserien Jo Christian Weldingh Oslo After a 2-2 draw against Kolbotn on Oct. 20, Lillestrøm (LSK) Kvinner won their sixth consecutive Toppserien soccer...

Adamda Diomandé

Diomandé tackles adversity

Despite having best record in MLS, LAFC fell in Western Conference final Jo Christian Weldingh Oslo The Seattle Sounders turned out to be too strong for Norwegian striker Adama Diomandé and his team Los...

Andreas Bakkerud

Andreas Bakkerud wins silver medal

FIA World Rallycross Championship Jo Christian Weldingh Oslo After a dramatic finish, Norwegian rallycross driver Andreas Bakkerud, 28, had to settle for silver in the overall FIA World Rallycross Championship. Both Bakkerud and Timmy...

Ayla Ågren

Watch out, boys—here comes Ayla Ågren!

Norwegian racer Ayla Ågren selected for 2020 W Series and is gaining speed Michael Kleiner The Norwegian American Ayla Ågren gladly accepted her newest honor, but she dreams of a time when there won’t...

Full speed ahead

Norwegian teens leaving tread marks on motorsport racing Michael Kleiner The Norwegian American One of them is not yet old enough to vote, drink alcohol, or drive in Norway. The other just became eligible....

Winter Sports Preview

Norwegian winter sports organizations hope to build on hugely successful 2018-19 season Jo Christian Weldingh Oslo The winter of 2018-2019 was one of Norway’s most successful winter sports seasons ever. Norwegian athletes won 20...

Warholm wins only Norwegian medal

IAAF World Athletics Championships Jo Christian Weldingh Oslo The expectations for the Norwegian athletes were sky high heading into the International Association of Athletics Federations World Athletics Championships in Doha, Qatar, and experts predicted...

Future & present of Norwegian soccer

Ødegaard & Haaland Jo Christian Weldingh Oslo Erling Braut Haaland, 19, and Martin Ødegaard, 20, have impressed international soccer audiences this fall with several impressive performances. Ødegaard, with his near perfect technique and outstanding...

Kaare Vedvik

Kaare Vedvik: Baltimore, Minnesota, New York

A brutal end to Kaare Vedvik’s short NFL career Jo Christian Weldingh Oslo Kaare Vedvik from Stavanger missed his chance to be a part of the New York Jets 2019-2020 roster. On Sept. 10,...

Hovland

Hovland, Ventura earn PGA status

It’s in the cards Michael Kleiner, The Norwegian American It’s a small card, but it means business: membership in the prestigious Professional Golfers Association (PGA) and admission to the elite-level tournaments. Viktor Hovland, who...