Category: Sports

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...

team Norway

Team Norway optimistic about athletics

The Norwegian squad hopes to take home three medals in track and field events Jo Christian Weldingh Oslo The International Association of Athletics Federations (IAAF) World Athletics Championships Doha, Qatar, will be held from...

Mol and Sørum win European Champs

Beach Volleyball Jo Christian Weldingh Oslo Anders Mol, 22, and Christian Sørum, 23, defended last year’s victory in the CEV EuroBeachVolley. With a solid performance, they beat the Russian duo Ilya Leshukov and Konstantin...

Erlend Sundstrøm

Lindesnes to North Cape in 6 days—by bike

Erlend Sundstrøm sets world record cycling the entire length of Norway in under a week Jo Christian Weldingh Oslo Norwegians are known for being outdoorsy. Hiking, cross-country-skiing, and cycling are common hobbies among Norwegians,...

Zuccarello

Zuccarello signs with the Wild

Heading “home” to Minnesota Michael Kleiner The Norwegian American Mats Zuccarello’s loyalty to Norway influenced his decision on the next team he chose to play for, and he returned home to announce his new...

Norway’s track stars get up to speed

Warholm sets European record, Iuel qualifies for World Championships at Bislett Games Jo Christian Weldingh Oslo Karsten Warholm, 23, easily won the 400-meter hurdles race in the 2019 Bislett Games, June 13, running the...

Boomer Esiason: A man for all seasons

Former NFL quarterback plays for good causes Victoria Hofmo Brooklyn, N.Y. Boomer Esiason’s notoriety began as an NFL quarterback, where he had a 14-year run (1984-97) playing with the Cincinnati Bengals, New York Jets,...