Category: Sports

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,...

Battle of the soccer stars

Ada Hegerberg comments draw ire from Martin Ødegård Jo Christian Weldingh Oslo, Norway “Maybe you should find something better to do, and not disturb the national (women’s soccer) team’s preparations for the World Cup?...

Elverum Handball Club

Elverum wins men’s handball champs again

Déjà vu all over again Jo Christian Weldingh Oslo, Norway After beating archrival Arendal in three straight matches, Elverum Handball Club took a sweet revenge by taking home their eighth consecutive Grundigligaen men’s handball...

Vipers victorious for third straight year

In the women’s handball championships, Vipers Kristiansand continues winning streak Jo Christian Weldingh Oslo, Norway Vipers Kristiansand had to dig deep to secure the season’s third and last title, but in the end, Vipers...

Norway optimistic about World Cup

The Norwegian women’s soccer team aims to bring a medal home from France Jo Christian Weldingh Oslo Norway’s women’s national soccer team enters this year’s World Cup in France as an underdog, a team...

US women are favorites to win

World Cup preview Michael Kleiner The Norwegian American The Americans are coming to France and there’s reason for the other 23 countries to be worried. • 26-0. That’s how much the U.S. team outscored...