Category: Sports

Sports Scorecard 01/24

Scorecard: Jan. 6 – Jan. 19 European Men’s Handball Championship in Norway, Austria, Sweden Jan. 9-Jan. 26. Starts with six groups of four teams. Group D Matches: Jan. 10: Norway 32, Bosnia-Herzegovina 26 (N:...

Johaug wins third women’s Tour de Ski

Klæbo finishes in a disappointing third among the men Jo Christian Weldingh Oslo Therese Johaug cried tears of joy when she crossed the finish line on top of Alpe Cermis in Cavalese, Italy, after...

Erling Braut Haaland moves to Borussia Dortmund

Jo Christian Weldingh Oslo Borussia Dortmund won the race to sign Norwegian wunderkind Erling Braut Haaland, signing the 19-year-old in a 20-million-euro ($22.2 million) deal through 2024. The Dortmund club confirmed the transfer on...

David Morley

Off to historic start in GET-ligaen

Stavanger hockey Michael Kleiner The Norwegian American Norway’s GET-ligaen ice hockey a little over halfway through the season? As of Dec. 21, second place Storhamar has a respectable 16 regulation wins (3 points each),...

Salum Kashafali

Overcoming obstacles

Salum Kashafali prevails as world’s best in 100 meters for visually impaired Michael Kleiner The Norwegian American Imagine the gold medal Salum Kashafali pined for he can hardly see. Imagine he can only see...

Molde Eliteserien

2019 Eliteserien league wrapup

Molde wins first Eliteserien league championship since 2014 Jo Christian Weldingh Oslo Molde secured its first Eliteserien league championship in five years, with two games left to play. After having seen archrival Rosenborg win...

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...